Jerusalem embassy will bring war, warns grand mufti


A key authoritarian for Palestinians is warning that there will be war if the United States actually follows through on its announced plans to open an embassy in Jerusalem, now recognized as Israel’s capital.

The threat, according to a report by the Palestinian Media Watch, comes from Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, the grand mufti of Jerusalem.

It was in the official Palestinian Authority daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida that there was a report how Hussein, described as “preacher at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque,” “warned against the severity of the American administration’s decision on transferring its embassy to occupied Jerusalem.”

“He explained that the transfer of the American embassy to Jerusalem, if it is carried out, will not be an attack on the Palestinians alone, but rather a blatant attack on the Arabs and Muslims throughout the world … .and that it will not serve peace and security in the region,



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