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Oct 27, 2020
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Syrian Minister Of Religious Endowments Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar Al-Sayyed Speaks Out Against Arab Normalization With Israel: The Quran Repeatedly Tells Us About The Evils Of The Israelites

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Source: Al-Ikhbariya TV (Syria)

In an October 27, 2020 interview on Al-Ikhbariya TV (Syria), Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar Al-Sayyed, Syria's Minister of Religious Endowments, spoke out against the recent normalization with Israel by some Arab countries. To support his argument, he cited several Quranic verses that he said describe the disgrace and treachery of the Israelites. For more about Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar Al-Sayyed see MEMRI TV clips no. 5229, 2178, 1206, 914, and 846.

Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar Al-Sayyed: "The normalization [of relations with Israel] that is happening now is a serious issue. All this haste... Take Sudan, for example. I saw an Islamic scholar in Sudan – well, I wouldn't call him a scholar – who said that this normalization was mentioned in the Quran... It got to the point where they say this is part of the Quran..."

Interviewer: "Where have you heard such a thing?"

Al-Sayyed: "You read the Quran, and I believe you know a large part of it by heart. Every single surah in the Quran that mentions the Israelites talks about their disgrace, their violation of treaties..."

Interviewer: "And their slaying of prophets."

Al-Sayyed: "Yes. [The Quran says:] 'So for breaking their covenant, we cursed them.' 'Cursed were those who disbelieved among the Children of Israel by the tongue of David and of Jesus, son of Mary. That was because they disobeyed and transgressed. Nor did they forbid one another the iniquities which they committed. Evil indeed were the deeds which they did.' In all the verses, throughout the entire Quran... And the Prophet Muhammad said: 'Banish the Jews from my land.'"

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