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“Jaffa, Haifa, Acre, and Nazareth are Palestinian,” says senior Fatah official
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “If they think that Beit El, Ma’ale Adumim, and Ofra (i.e., Israeli towns in the West Bank) are Israeli, then we say to everyone: Jaffa, Haifa, Acre, and Nazareth (i.e., Israeli cities) are Palestinian, and they will remain Palestinian… Our enemy is...”
Sep 5, 2021
“Jaffa, Haifa, Acre, and Nazareth are Palestinian, and will remain Palestinian” states Fatah Central Committee member
Senior Fatah official Tawfiq Tirawi declares “our enemy is one, our goal is one, and it is the establishment of the Palestinian state on our Palestinian land and its capital is Jerusalem”
Sep 5, 2021
Fatah official: Palestine includes Jaffa, Haifa, and Lod - all Israeli cities
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “They died as Martyrs while defending Palestine – from Rafah to Hebron, Jenin, Jaffa, Haifa, and Lod (i.e., last three are Israeli cities) … It is our desire to be like them."
Jul 30, 2021
Fatah official on Balfour Declaration, a “colonialist crime”: “No to apology, no to compensation, and no to compromise, rather resistance”
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Commissioner of Popular Organizations and Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. The image shows a picture of former British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and the English text of the Balfour Declaration. Posted text: “This anniversary of...”
Nov 2, 2017
Senior Fatah leader gives map of “Palestine” which ignores Israel’s existence to other Fatah leader
Headline: “On behalf of Rajoub: Neirat honors Tirawi for having received a doctoral degree” “On behalf of Chairman of the [Palestine] Olympic Committee [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub, [Palestine Olympic Committee member] Nazih Neirat honored Al-Istiqlal University President,...”
Aug 23, 2017
Fatah official: Balfour Declaration was “a project initiated by one who has no ownership for one who has no right"
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. The image shows former British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and a copy of his letter to Baron Rothschild. Posted text: "The Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) was not a promise and word of honor, but..."
Nov 2, 2016
PA Prime Minister to students: "Israel's plan to divide Al-Aqsa will not pass", holds certificate with map that includes the PA areas and Israel
Headline: “Hamdallah: ‘Israel’s plan to divide the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] will not pass, and we will not concede one speck of land in Jerusalem’” “PA Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah stated: ‘In the name of the Palestinian leadership, led by Mahmoud Abbas, I emphasize that we will not concede one speck...”
Sep 20, 2015
Fatah official implies that Fatah’s real goal is for all of Israel to become “Palestine”
“Name me one thing we have given up on. Did we give up on the refugees? Did we give up on Jerusalem? Who is leading the actions in Jerusalem? Fatah and the PLO framework, irrespectively of the sizes [of the PLO factions]. Did we give up on the borders? Did we give up on our territories in the...”
Dec 11, 2014
Fatah leader calls to destroy Israel "from the river to the sea!"
"O our free people of resolve and sacrifice in Gaza, you are more honored than us all... We remain committed to the promise: freedom, independence, and driving out the occupier from the entire pure land, from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea. Long live free Gaza! Your brother, Tawfiq..."
Aug 5, 2014
Fatah official calls for one-state solution: Replace Israel with a Muslim state
The independent Palestinian radio Ajyal interviewed Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “In my opinion, the two-state solution has come to an end – and the one who ended it is Israel. Since the Algiers Convention [of 1988] (at which the...”
May 6, 2014
Fatah leader calls for future without Israel: Haifa, Jaffa, and Acre will all be part of Palestine
"Our people, people of Gaza, Gaza of resolve, of nobleness and struggle: Your freedom is near. Our prisoners' freedom and your freedom are also near, Allah willing. You will return to the bosom of legitimacy, to the bosom of the homeland, which is represented by [the] Gaza [Strip] and the [West]..."
Apr 20, 2014
Fatah official: "Haifa, Jaffa, Acre... it is all Palestine"
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: "Our people, people of Gaza, Gaza of resolve, of nobleness and struggle: Your freedom is near. Our prisoners' freedom and your freedom are also near, Allah willing. You will return to the bosom of legitimacy, to the bosom of the homeland, which is..."
Apr 20, 2014