Muhammad Afeef Shadid, a Palestinian Islamic scholar, described Muslims as an offensive army, citing various Koranic texts regarding killing non-Muslims and propagating Islam.

According to a report by MEMRI, the Al-Aqsa Call YouTube channel posted a video of Shadid speaking at the Bilal bin Rabah mosque in the West Bank town of Tulkarm on Aug. 17.

He said only those who brandish their arms and kill Jews in Israel would liberate Palestine. Furthermore, he envisaged the development of a global caliphate in the near future.

“Palestine and the holy land will only be liberated by those who brandish their swords and their weapons in order to bring it back into the Abode of Islam and, obviously, to kill all the Jews in it,” stated Shadid.

“Our goal is to spread the religion of Allah throughout the land,” he added.


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