Following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Ahmad Bahr, deputy speaker of the Hamas parliament, which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on September 23, 2011.
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Ahmad Bahr: "Allah said: 'Your Lord said that he would send against them, until the Day of Judgment, those who would afflict them with cruel torment. The Lord is quick in retribution, but he is also Most Forgiving and Most Merciful.' Allah Akbar!
"The commentators said with regard to this blessed verse that Allah would impose the nation of Muhammad upon the Jews until the Day of Judgment, when they would be defeated and Allah would transform them, just as He transformed them [into apes and pigs] when they disobeyed Him.
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"That is why Allah imposed the nation of Muhammad, and the jihad-waging Palestinian people, upon those siblings of apes and pigs, until we sweep them out of our land and our holy places." […]
From the MEMRI TV Archives: Clips of Ahmad Bahr
Hamas PLC Speaker Ahmad Bahr: 2.5 Million Virgins Await the Prophets, the Righteous, and the Martyrs in a Single Palace in the Garden of Eden
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/2605.htm.
Hamas PLC Speaker Ahmad Bahr Glorifies the Culture of Martyrdom: The Mother Hides Her Son’s Gun Under Her Cloak and His Little Sister Walks Ahead of Him
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memri.org/legacy/clip/2515.
Speaker of Palestinian Legislative Council Ahmad Bahr Refers to Jews as "Brothers of Pigs and Apes"
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memri.org/legacy/clip/1553.
Acting Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Sheik Ahmad Bahr from Hamas, Declared during a Friday Sermon at a Sudan Mosque that America and Israel Will Be Annihilated and Called upon Allah to Kill the Jews and the Americans "to the Very Last One"
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memri.org/legacy/clip/1426.