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PA to kids: Israel killed Arafat and may kill Abbas
Official PA TV program The Best Home, on the death of Yasser Arafat Official PA TV host: “We want to know who murdered our late leader [Yasser Arafat]. Certainly it is the occupation, but we need to be certain on this issue so that we can turn to the world with facts… They could even kill our [PA]...”
Nov 11, 2016
Fatah official: “Treacherous hand” helped the US and Israel murder Arafat
Headline: "Abbas Zaki: A treacherous hand helped the US and Israel assassinate the symbol Arafat" "Fatah Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki revealed that there are a number of sources behind the assassination of the late [PA] President Yasser..."
Nov 10, 2016
PA TV repeats libel: Israel murdered Arafat with poison, implies Israel is planning to kill Abbas too – “the plot is renewed”
Video called The 12th Anniversary of the Death as a Martyr of the Leader, the Symbol, broadcast on official PA TV on Nov. 8-9, 2016. Song: "O bullets, let us hear the sound of joy, Fatah of the revolution will not die, and the Fatah member will repeat loudly with us: ’'Long live Fatah!'’’ Narrator:..."
Nov 9, 2016
Op-ed in PA daily: Israel poisoned Arafat, and threatens to kill Abbas
Headline: "Liberman and the replacement game" Excerpt of op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily "Israeli Minister of Death (sic., Minister of Defense) Avigdor Liberman gave an extensive political interview to the Al-Quds newspaper that is published in Jerusalem on..."
Oct 29, 2016
Fatah official claims Israel plotting to kill Abbas, like it killed Arafat
"Fatah Revolutionary Council member and Director-General of the [PA] Commission for Information and Culture [Muwaffaq Matar] said that the [Palestinian] national project is being subjected to an assassination attempt in three stages, and warned against the political assassination operation, after..."
Oct 28, 2016
Fatah and PA accuse Israel of "plot" to "eliminate Abbas politically and physically," in a similar way to Arafat
Headline: "Will Israel repeat the scenario of the assassination of Arafat with [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas?" "Fatah Movement Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi said: 'The Israeli statements regarding President Abbas are most dangerous and testify to an Israeli plot in the region and exploitation of the..."
Oct 26, 2016
Fatah official: Israel injects prisoners with muscular dystrophy, claims similar case happened to Arafat
Headline: “Zaki: An Israeli injection is what caused the disease of fighter Na’im Al-Shawamreh and his death as a Martyr” “Fatah Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki] said: ‘The battle with the occupation is open, and we must not let internal...”
Aug 18, 2016
Fatah spokesman calls on Hamas to join with the PLO
Speech by Fatah Spokesman Osama Qawasmi on the Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) Day in Lebanon, May 15, 2016 Fatah Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi: “We say to our beloved brothers in Hamas, come to us and join the PLO, on the basis of clear...”
May 15, 2016
Child on PA TV: The Jews killed Arafat, PA TV confirms: The occupation killed him
Official PA TV host: “What do you know about Yasser Arafat? You were not born yet when he died as a Martyr (Shahid). Did your father tell you a lot about him? Girl: “Yes.” Official PA TV host: “Very nice. What did he tell you about him? Girl: “Yasser Arafat wanted to fight in order to free...”
Jan 8, 2016
Fatah official: Former Israeli PM Sharon poisoned Arafat
Official PA TV program Eight in the Evening, hosting Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad Topic: Anniversary of the Fatah Launch (Intilaqa) Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad: “When Yasser Arafat said no [to Israeli proposals], Sharon said about him that there is no partner for peace,...”
Jan 1, 2016
Fatah spokesman: Israel killed Arafat
Headline: “Martyr Arafat is a role model for fighters, and a school for national unity” “Fatah Spokesman in Europe Jamal Nazzal stated that the occupation state, which killed Yasser Arafat, would not be able to kill him in the souls of the young generation, and added that the popular uprising is...”
Nov 13, 2015
PA TV claims Arafat "was killed as a Martyr by the Israeli occupation"
Official PA TV program Palestine is Beautiful Official PA TV host: “After our visit to the grave of Martyr (Shahid) President Yasser Arafat, who was killed as a Martyr by the Israeli occupation in 2004, we went to visit the museum of Martyr [Arafat].”
Jun 7, 2015
Arafat was killed by “the swords of the Westerners and the adherents of the demonic Bible”
Op-ed by Fatah Revolutionary Council member Bakr Abu Bakr, regular columnist for official PA daily: “I reiterate… five qualities of Yasser Arafat, who was killed twice – once by the swords of the Westerners and the adherents of the demonic Bible (i.e., the West and Israel), and a second time by the...”
Nov 17, 2014
PA official: Arafat was poisoned by Israel “and its collaborators”
Official PA TV program Panorama of the Hour: PA Parliament (Legislative Council) member Faisal Abu Shahla: “They [Israel] got to his [Yasser Arafat’s] body and succeeded in poisoning it. We will never forgive this [act] and will punish whoever is responsible, including Israel and its collaborators...”
Nov 13, 2014
Fatah spokesman: Hamas and Israel murdered Arafat
“Fatah spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi said that recently, media attacks against [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas have increased in severity. On the one hand, Israel is conducting a virulent attack against the President, calling for his removal and considering him its only enemy, and inciter number one… At...”
Nov 12, 2014
PA daily: Israel planned Arafat’s “assassination”
“Even as our people were commemorating the tenth anniversary of the death of eternal leader Yasser Arafat with large popular rallies, Israeli personalities and institutions embarked on an unprecedented attack against [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas. This attack is to a large extent similar to the one...”
Nov 12, 2014
PA MP and terrorist Marwan Barghouti: Arch-terrorists Abu Jihad, Ahmed Yassin, [Fathi] Shaqaqi, Abu Ali Mustafa are role models
“Prisoner leader Marwan Barghouti called on the PA to restore the dignity of the resistance, officially adopt the movement to boycott the occupation, and defend Jerusalem from Judaization, out of loyalty and devotion to the historic heritage of Yasser Arafat. These statements were made in a letter...”
Nov 11, 2014
Former PA Foreign Minister: Israel assassinated Arafat
“Nasser Al-Qidwa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute for the Commemoration of Yasser Arafat [and former PA Foreign Minister], said: ‘Ten entire years have passed since the Martyrdom (Shahada) of our founding leader Yasser Arafat, and we have not yet arrived at a Palestinian state,...”
Nov 11, 2014
Former PA Foreign Minister: "Israel assassinated Arafat using polonium-219"
Official PA TV Live broadcast a speech by Nasser Al-Qidwa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute for the Commemoration of Yasser Arafat and former PA Foreign Minister during the Arafat Prize distribution ceremony in Ramallah, in the presence of PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah. Nasser...
Nov 10, 2014
Fatah official: "Arafat was poisoned and murdered by Israel"
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. Tawfiq Tirawi: “The security reports, the circumstances and the security evidence in our possession – we will continue the investigation, because all these data lead to the conclusion that President...”
Nov 10, 2014
Governor of Ramallah: Israel “carried out” a “direct attack” against Arafat, and Abbas faces same threat
[District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila] Ghannam said that President Mahmoud Abbas, who is considered the captain of the Palestinian ship, was under severe attack by the extremist occupation government. She noted that the occupation’s threats and statements to the effect that there is no...
Nov 4, 2014
Official PA daily: Israel's leadership poisoned Yasser Arafat
By Muwaffaq Matar, regular columnist for the official PA daily "This action (i.e., the kidnapping) is - if not a deliberate act on the part of Israel meant to achieve the goal described above (i.e., to weaken the PA) - a free gift to Israel from some group or regional power that shares a common..."
Jun 18, 2014
Official PA daily: Israel poisoned Arafat
Op-ed by Yahya Rabah – a columnist for the official PA daily. “The eternal leader Yasser Arafat… was poisoned to death by the Israelis, after a siege on the Muqata’a (the [PA’s] Presidential Headquarters) [parentheses in source] that lasted three years.”
Feb 10, 2014
Official PA daily: "Israel made dozens of secret and overt attempts to assassinate him [Arafat]... culminating in his siege and poisoning"
Op-ed by Yahya Yakhlif, head of the directorial council and editor in chief of the official PA daily “And as I said [before], Yasser Arafat had been a target throughout the entire [period] he led the revolution and the PLO, and Israel made dozens of secret and overt attempts to assassinate him,...”
Jan 22, 2014
PLO official: Israel murdered Arafat and now threatens Abbas
“At the end of its evening session in Kuwait yesterday [Jan. 19, 2014], the United Arab Parliament called on the Arab countries to fulfill their financial commitments to support the Palestinian budget… In a speech to the Parliament, [former] Chairman of the Palestinian National Council (i.e., the...”
Jan 20, 2014