JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

16May - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

JERUSALEM  — The Latest on developments related to Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

A senior Sunni cleric in Lebanon has called on all Muslims to wage jihad, or holy war, in support of the Palestinians after the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Mohammed Rashid Kabbani, the former top Sunni religious authority, or mufti, in Lebanon, also said it is not sanctioned religiously for the Palestinians or any Arab or Muslim country to “surrender, reconcile or make peace deals or give up any inch” of historic Palestine.

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