The Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist groups on Monday warned the “Israeli occupation” against continued "aggression" against the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
A joint statement issued by the two organizations said that the continuation of the "aggression" would lead to a broad escalation and that Israel would bear full responsibility for its consequences.
"The Al-Aqsa Mosque is a red line and it is impossible to remain silent in the face of the attack on it," Hamas and Islamic Jihad said in the statement, calling for the return of sovereignty over the Al-Aqsa Mosque to the Islamic Waqf and for an end to the “break ins of the settlers” into the mosque area.
In addition, the two terrorist organizations called on the Palestinian public to mobilize to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to escalate the Al-Quds Intifada, the name used by Palestinian Arab terrorist groups to describe the wave of violent attacks which began in October of 2015.
"Mass demonstrations must take place throughout the homeland and in the diaspora in order to express opposition to the Zionist aggression and to reaffirm the commitment to supporting the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” they said. READ MORE