Article originally appeared on www.dailywire.com.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh encouraged Islamic terrorists this week to “build upon” the “victory that took place on October 7” in which Palestinian terrorists murdered 1,200 Israelis in an unprecedented terrorist attack on Israel.
Haniyeh made the remarks at a conference of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday, according to a translation provided by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
“There is verbal Jihad, which is Jihad by the tongue, but indeed, the time has come for Jihad of the swords,” he said. “This is the battle for Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and not the battle of the Palestinian people, or Gaza, or the people in Gaza.”
He called the people of Gaza the “front line trench for defense, as well as for offense,” saying that they are “not there only to defend, but also to attack.”
“We must not let this moment slip away,” he continued. “The time …
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