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PA daily op-ed calls on Israeli Arabs to vote in Israeli elections; claims Israel will carry out ethnic cleansing and Arab crime gangs are on Israel’s payroll
Excerpt of op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Your voice is your gamble on the future" "As the 22nd Israeli Parliament elections draw near, which are expected to take place on Sept. 17 , there is an urgent need to turn to our Palestinian..."
Palestinian National Council: Israel’s goal is to “empty [Jerusalem] of its Palestinian residents until it is Judaized,” Jew set fire to Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1969, Mosque must be “defended”
"On the 50th anniversary of the Al-Aqsa Mosque arson that Jerusalem… is suffering until now from systematic Israeli aggression, whose goal is to empty it of its Palestinian residents until it is Judaized"
PLO Chief Negotiator: Calls to allow Jews to pray on the Temple Mount are “inseparable parts of a plan [to establish] facts on the ground through ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people”
Headline: "Erekat: An advisory meeting of the PLO Executive Committee tomorrow to discuss what is happening in Jerusalem" "PLO Executive Committee Secretary Saeb Erekat announced that the committee will hold an advisory meeting tomorrow [Aug. 15, 2019], with the first item on its agenda being what..."
Fatah official: “Israel is creating pretexts to empty Jerusalem of its [Arab] residents;” Israeli home demolitions lead to high rates of early marriages among Palestinians in Jerusalem
Official PA TV program Wildflower on difficulties Israel causes Palestinian women, hosting Fatah Revolutionary Council member Salwa Hadib and Public Relations Director for the Jerusalem Institute for Societal Development Amanah As'ad Fatah Revolutionary Council member Salwa Hadib: "The issue is..."
Apr 21, 2018
PA religious council head: Israel's goal is to "empty Jerusalem of its Palestinian Arab residents," and to "destroy the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and replace it with Solomon’s Temple"
Headline: "Dr. Issa: The Israeli plan to revoke the citizenship and isolate 124,000 Jerusalem Palestinians" "Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places [and Fatah Revolutionary Council member] Dr. Hanna Issa warned... in an interview with Radio Mawtini..."
Aug 29, 2017
Fatah: Israel has a “plot to take over the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem, and to Judaize them after emptying them of their [Arab] people… on the way to destroying the Mosque and building the alleged Temple”
Headline: “Fatah in Lebanon praises the resolve of the members of our people in the homeland” “The leadership of the Fatah Movement in Lebanon praised the sacrifice of the members of our people in the homeland who are groaning from their wounds, silencing their pain, and anticipating the day of...”
Jul 27, 2017
Abbas’ religious advisor claims Israeli security measures on Temple Mount “constitute aggression against religious and political rights of Muslims”; Fatah claims Israel planning to “empty Jerusalem” of Palestinians
Headline: “Friday is a day of general high-alert and prayers will not take place except at the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “Supreme Shari’ah Judge and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Dr. Mahmoud Al-Habbash called on the international community to act before it will be...”
Jul 20, 2017
PLO official against sale of church lands in Jerusalem to Jews: Part of Israeli policy to “change the demographic character of the holy city and impose a Jewish character on it through a policy of imposed expulsion”
"PLO Executive Committee member [and Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front] Wasel Abu Yusuf called on the [Greek] Orthodox church to stop the acts of transferring lands to Israel, and to oppose these acts and the sale of the Orthodox church's lands to Israeli companies in all ways..."
Jun 29, 2017
PA accuses Israel of promoting “invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to... Judaize the holy city [of Jerusalem],” calls on Palestinians, incl. those “in the Palestinian Interior occupied in 1948” to carry out Ribat
“In its weekly meeting held yesterday [April 18, 2017] in the Jenin district… the [PA] government condemned the racist policy of oppression that is being implemented against the worshippers and those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), men and women...”
Apr 19, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs claims Israel desecrates Al-Aqsa, "Judaizes" Jerusalem, and "attempts to steal our heritage and culture"
Headline: “Ida’is: 99 Israeli violations of freedom of worship” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is warned against the dangers of the occupation’s actions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque… The minister of religious affairs explained that those who are called ‘the alleged Temple...”
Apr 4, 2017
PA TV repeats libel that Israel imposes “fictional Jewish character” on Jerusalem through “Judaization” and is trying to rid Jerusalem of Arabs
Official PA TV announcer: “The Judaization of Jerusalem – a concept meaning all of the Israeli occupation’s attempts whose goal is to erase the Arab Islamic identity and change the Arab and Islamic characteristics that represent the true cultural face of the occupied Arab city of Jerusalem, and to...”
Mar 23, 2017
Abbas advisor: Israel's "satanic power that is directed against our people in Jerusalem is unprecedented in human history"
Official PA TV program Buy Time in Jerusalem, on the Palestinian legal battle for Jerusalem, hosting PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Strategic Affairs Dr. Husam Zomlot PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Strategic Affairs Dr. Husam Zomlot: “If you visit the website of the government of...”
Mar 8, 2017
Secretary-General of PA Islamic-Christian Council: Israel plans to turn Jerusalem into a "ghetto" through ethnic "cleansing"
Headline: “Dr. Issa: Israel is turning Jerusalem into a ghetto with a Jewish majority” Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa emphasized that the Israeli violations of all types in occupied Jerusalem reveal that the occupation...
Nov 30, 2016
Fatah official appreciates UNESCO resolution during "difficult period in which the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem are subjected to the dangers of Judaization and ... even ethnic cleansing"
Headline: “Hamad expressed appreciation for the UNESCO resolution to recognize Jerusalem as an Islamic heritage” “Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad said that the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution to recognize East Jerusalem as a pure Islamic heritage...”
Oct 20, 2016
PA Minister of Jerusalem claims Israel expels Arabs from Jerusalem, calls on Palestinian youth to carry out Ribat
Headline: “Adnan Al-Husseini in an interview with Donia Al-Watan: The Israeli occupation is constantly striving to expel the [Arab] residents of Jerusalem and empty Jerusalem of its residents” “In an exclusive interview conducted by [independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan’s reporter in...”
Oct 18, 2016
Official PA daily justifies shooting attack on civilians as "self-defense" against the "Israeli ethnic cleansing state" and the "Judaization" of Jerusalem
Headline: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque is entrusted to your care” Op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily “Like all of the Palestinian people, he (i.e., Musbah Abu Sbeih, terrorist who shot and murdered 2) did not want to die but desired life and a dignified livelihood in...”
Oct 10, 2016
PA Mufti: “What is happening at the Al-Aqsa Mosque heralds a dangerous religious war"
Headline: "The Grand Mufti: What is happening at the Al-Aqsa Mosque heralds a dangerous religious war" "[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and preacher at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Muhammad Hussein warned of the repercussions of the grave escalation in the..."
Aug 9, 2016
Fatah official: Israel attempts to "annex" Jerusalem and "take over the Al-Aqsa Mosque" and "falsify and change its history"
“[Official] Fatah Spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan emphasized that the fact that not less than 400,000 worshippers came to the Friday prayers to mark The Night of Decree (i.e., when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to Muhammad), despite the racist separation fence and the...”
Jul 3, 2016
Fatah student movement: Israel "will not succeed in... changing its [Jerusalem's] Canaanite Arab Islamic and Christian character;" Israel plans to "expel" Jerusalem residents and "Judaize" it
Headline: “Fatah’s Shabiba: The fact that Israel displayed a misleading sign regarding the reality of Jerusalem constitutes the issue of a challenge to the international community” “Fatah’s Shabiba [student] movement issued a statement in which it emphasized that Jerusalem was and will remain the...”
May 23, 2016
PA Minister of Jerusalem Affairs: Israel kills Palestinians to rid Jerusalem of its Palestinian population
"Governor of Jerusalem District and [PA] Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Adnan Al-Husseini… said that he is convinced that the Israeli occupation soldiers kill Palestinians intentionally in order to wipe out the Palestinian presence in the Palestinian capital."
Mar 15, 2016