Pakistan political party head rejects deals with Israel

The head of Pakistan’s main religious political party on Wednesday strongly rejected recent normalization deals between Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Israel.

Sirajul Haq of Jamaat-e-Islami characterized the agreements as against the principles of Islam and called them "an act of betrayal" against Palestinians.

"According to a fatwa [religious ruling] issued by the international union of Muslim scholars, any agreement to normalize relationship with Israel is offense, false and forbidden," said Haq, who is also a senator in parliament.

"Therefore, we reject the normalization deals between UAE, Bahrain and Israel," he said, because they are "dishonesty with Allah Almighty and His Messenger."

"It is act of betrayal against Muslim Ummah, particularly Palestin