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Aug 06, 2022
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad Military Commander Taysir Al-Jabari, Killed In Israeli Airstrike: We Must Wage Jihad, Do Everything We Can For The Afterlife; Jihad Is The Loftiest Feat Of All

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On August 6, 2022, @elhasani_yousef posted on Twitter a video of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) commander Taysir Al-Jabari, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza the previous day, speaking to PIJ fighters. Al-Jabari said that the PIJ and its Al-Quds Brigades, its military wing, are the "fighting front" of the resistance in Palestine, and that they oppose the "axis" that normalizes relations with Israel. He said that this requires Jihad and patience, and he told the fighters that in Paradise, they will forget all the troubles and hardships of this life. He said: "Everything you do should aways be for the sake of Allah... We must do all in our power for the afterlife, and Jihad is the loftiest feat of all."

Taysir Al-Jabari: "We are always against the whole issue of normalization with Israel and against the axis of normalization. We repeat: We are the fighting front of the resistance in Palestine. In particular, the PIJ's Al-Quds Brigades are the fighting front of the resistance in Palestine. This of course requires effort, jihad, and patience.

"After all, there is nothing easier than the material world. I swear, there is nothing easier than the material world. If someone has no connection to Jihad, resistance, or religion, and has no sense of duty, then there is nothing easier than that. However, if you are someone with a sense of duty and faith, and everyone looks up to you...

"Listen to me, my brothers: if the resistance in Gaza loses today, then all the resistance in the Islamic world will be over. Believe me, we will not be able to break the siege [on Gaza] or liberate this land without young people with pure intentions and Palestinian Jihad fighters who stand steadfastly in the face of the difficult crises we are experiencing.

"Believe me, we support all those young people who suffer from the hardships of life, which we all live in. But in the end you will see that all the hardships of life, Allah willing, are all nothing. In Paradise, you will forget all the troubles, the terror, the siege, and the hardships of life. The world today is like we are now sitting under a tree, as the Prophet [Muhammad] described it.

"The world is like a tree. Someone walks by it, rests in its shadow, and then continues on his way. That's how this world is. It is nothing. You should all hope for the afterlife. In the end, everything you do should always be for the sake of Allah. Allah bless us all... We must do all in our power for the afterlife, and Jihad is the loftiest feat of all."

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