|When the Arab Higher Committee announced the jihad following the UN Partition Resolution, Husseini reformed the Army of Holy War Jaysh al-jihad al-muqaddis and was chosen to command them||He was put in chains and taken to the Jerusalem Military Hospital but was able to escape to Damascus where he continued his medical treatment|
|He wanted the committee to supply him with arms equal to what the Zionists possessed in order to defend Jerusalem||Husseini returned from Damascus deeply disappointed, having failed in his mission to the Military Committee, and headed directly to the field where he led a desperate counter-attack to recover the village of al-Qastal; he was killed in battle on 8 April 1948|
Under his command these forces achieved a number of significant victories against the Zionists forces in Jerusalem and nearby settlements and in lines of communications leading to them.
|Abd al-Qadir al-Husseini was born in Istanbul||At his graduation ceremony in 1932 he stood up and accused the university of being a tool of imperialism and was promptly expelled from Egypt|
|His funeral was attended by massive crowds and he was buried in the vicinity of the Noble Sanctuary Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem next to his father Musa Kazim||The explosives unit in these forces carried out a number of major operations, the most notable of which was the blowing up of the Jewish Agency building in Jerusalem, the hub of Zionist activity in the city|