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Sinwar: Ceasefire will be broken if Israel ‘desecrates’ Al-Aqsa, or Sheikh Jarrah families evicted

The head of the Hamas terror group in Gaza describes the ceasefire to end 11 days of fighting against Israel as “fragile.”

“If the occupiers desecrate the Al-Aqsa Mosque again or force our people in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood to leave their homes — repeat what they did before, the ceasefire will be broken,” Yahya Sinwar tells Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency, referring respectively to the mosque atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City and a nearby neighborhood where several Palestinian families face pending evictions from homes claimed by Jewish nationalists.

Yahya Sinwar, leader of the Hamas terror group in Gaza, poses for a ‘selfie’ with supporters as he tours the Al-Rimal neighborhood in Gaza City, on May 26, 2021, to assess the damaged caused during the recent fighting against Israel. (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
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