Gaza,(Alresalah.ps)--- Hamas Movement has called for immediately developing a joint Palestinian strategy to defend the Aqsa Mosque and confront Israel’s crimes.
“In light of the grave circumstances facing the holy Aqsa Mosque and the Palestinian cause, we are extending our hands to Fatah Movement, chief of the [Palestinian] Authority Mahmoud Abbas, and all factions and forces in order to unite our position, have one national line and end the division in accordance to what was agreed upon,” Hamas stated in a press release on Saturday.
The Movement also called for taking practical steps to support the Jerusalem intifada (uprising) and strengthen the steadfastness of the Palestinian people in the face of the Israeli occupation through renouncing the security cooperation with it and ending all measures recently taken by the Palestinian Authority against Gaza, ex-detainees and lawmakers.
It called for permanently convening the Palestinian people’s leadership framework to address the dangers and challenges facing Jerusalem, Aqsa Mosque and the national cause.
Hamas also urged the Arab leaders and peoples to act urgently to back the Palestinian people and help them foil Israel’s plans to divide and control the Aqsa Mosque.
holy Islamic site in the early morning and organized provocative tours in its courtyards.
The Jewish settlers usually listen to briefings, during those tours, on the alleged Jewish temple and its history and attempt to perform Talmudic rituals at the eastern area of the holy Islamic compound.
Tension is still running high in the holy city and in the vicinity of the Aqsa Mosque since the Israeli occupation authorities installed metal detectors at its entrances a week ago, a measure that was refused by the Muslim worshipers.