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A leaflet distributed on Tuesday by the Fatah-affiliated Al- Aksa Martyrs
Brigades called for launching "fedayeen [guerilla] operations" against Israel as of this coming
The group called on all its “units and sleeping cells” to start
launching attacks against “the Zionist enemy.” It said that Palestinians should
regard Friday as a “green light from our consciences to all our units and
sleeping cells” to launch terror attacks against Israel.
The leaflet said
that the attacks would be launched in protest against Israel’s alleged efforts
to “Judaize and divide” the Aksa Mosque.
The leaflet was apparently
issued by Fatah activists in the Gaza Strip, a Fatah official in the West Bank
He said he did not believe that the group’s West Bank branch had
been consulted about the call for resuming terror attacks against
Declaring Friday as a day of “popular mobilization against the
cowardly Zionist occupier,” the group called for initiating confrontations with
Israel at the border crossings between Palestinian territories and
“We call upon our people to participate in a popular intifada on
Friday in honor of the blood of the martyrs and to defend our land and Aksa
Mosque, which is being subjected to Judaization and division,” the leaflet
Ahmed Assaf, a Fatah spokesman in the West Bank, warned Israel
against “continued incursions into the Aksa Mosque by settlers and extremist
He was referring to routine visits to the Temple Mount by
Assaf said that the visits may “sabotage the peace talks and
international efforts to achieve a two-state solution on the 1967
He also warned that the visits could plunge the entire region
into extremism and violence.
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