A statement released by al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, Fatah's military wing, called on all units and sleeper cells to prepare for a confrontation with the "Israeli occupation" on Friday. The statement further added there will be a "green light" to carry out attacks beginning Friday.
The statement also referred to the events that take place at the al-Aqsa Mosque on a daily basis. According to the military wing, there is "an invasion of herds of settlers to the compound and (they) harm the worshippers without any intervention from the international community." (Roi Kais)