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|Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:17 am Post subject: Lebanese top Shiite cleric bans normalization with Israel.
|Excerpts: Lebanese top Shiite cleric bans normalization with Israel.Hariri
rejects demands imposed by physical force.Islamist impact in Jordan's
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+++SOURCE: NAHARNET(Lebanon) 14 Sept.'09:"Fadlallah Issues Fatwa Banning
Normalization of Ties with Israel"
FULL TEXT:Lebanon's top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah
on Sunday issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, banning the normalization of
ties with Israel.
"Normalization with the Zionist enemy in any form is prohibited by Sharia
(Islamic law)," Fadlallah said in statement.
"We confirm that the fatwa against normalization applies to every Muslim,"
The United States has called on Arab states to begin normalizing ties with
Israel and on the Jewish state to halt settlement construction in the
occupied West Bank in efforts to facilitate resumption of Israel-Palestinian
talks broken off in December.
Several Arab governments have indicated that they would consider steps
towards normalization but only if Israel agrees to a complete halt to
Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab countries to have signed peace treaties
with the Israel.
+++SOURCE: NAHARNET (Lebanon) 14 Sept.'09:"Hariri Says He Will Snub Demands
Imposed by Force, Deal 'Likewise' with Those Who Reject Him
QUOTE:"Hariri: 'I will reject any demand by those wh use physical power to
impose their positions' "
Leader of the parliamentary majority MP Saad Hariri said he would deal
"likewise" with those who do not support his re-appointment as prime
minister-designate and warned that he will reject demands imposed on him by
"He who wants to name Saad Hariri, let him do so. And who doesn't want to
name him (Hariri), let him also do so. I will deal likewise with those who
don't want to name me," Hariri told an iftar banquet in honor of families
and dignitaries from north Lebanon.
. . .
"My hand is still extended to everyone, but the form in which it benefits
the country and not parties," Hariri declared.
"We are entrusted with victory and we shall preserve it," he stressed,
pointing that he abandoned efforts to form a Cabinet "because certain
parties do not want to form a government, but want to waste time."Hariri
said he would reject demands imposed on him by force.
"I will reject any demand by those who use physical power to impose their
positions," he emphasized.
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