As promised in a previous post, a full translation is now available of the statement planning a “third Jihadist front” in Gaza issued from a recent conference in Istanbul. As noted in that post, the following individuals were signatories to the statement
- Sheikh Rachid al-Ghannouchi (leader in-exile of the Tunisian Islamist movement known as Nahada)
- Muhammad Sawalha (leader in the U.K Muslim Brotherhood, former Hamas military commander)
- Dr. Hamam Sa’id, Jordan (Head of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood)
It should be emphasized that the institutional affiliations of the above individuals are “best guess” and were not provided by the statement itself. Mr. a–Ghannouchi and Mr. Sawalha were identified only as “resides in Britain” while Abdullah and Sa’id were identified only by country, the U.K. and Jordan respectively.
For the translated statement, click here.