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0202 – Points of View from Jerusalem


“[Palestinian President] Mahmoud Abbas was taken to the hospital a little while ago. This is the third time this week that he has been transferred to the hospital. It is the month of Ramadan [1], a time where your prayers are answered.”

– Shuafat Refugee Camp- Jerusalem

[Selected Comments:]

– “God willing he [Mahmoud Abbas] will die, but hopefully after Ramadan.”
– “May God cure him.”
– “Everyone, pray 'against' him. You never know, maybe God will answer our prayers at this time.”
-“He is putting on an act so he won’t have to fast [during Ramadan].”

0202 Editor’s Note:
[1] Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

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