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Abbas rep: Jerusalem is Muslim-Christian- “Palestinian-Arab,” while Israel has only "myths, claims and phony fables”
“Secretary General of the [PA] Presidential Office, Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim said that by isolating Jerusalem, enclosing it with a fence and settlements, and [with] the evil intentions to implement the E1 plan, Israel is seeking to destroy the whole peace process. He said that it [Israel] is deluded if...”
Apr 3, 2013
Abbas: Save the “brave” prisoners “from the claws of the despised Israeli prison and jailer”
From Abbas’ full speech before the Arab Summit: “On the topic of Jerusalem, the Israeli occupation is working methodically and diligently to Judaize East Jerusalem and to alter its character, to uproot its Palestinian residents and damage the Al-Aqsa mosque and holy Christian and Muslim sites...”
Mar 27, 2013
PA Minister: Israel is “ethnically cleansing Palestinian Muslims and Christians” from Jerusalem
Headline: “The occupation is a war crime and a violation of International Law and the international community must demand an account from the occupation” “Erekat and Adnan Al-Husseni, Minister for Jerusalem Affairs and Jerusalem District Governor, organized a tour for the diplomatic staff members...”
Mar 15, 2013
Abbas: Christians and Muslims are “the original residents of Jerusalem”
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas addressed the Third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit in Riyadh in January 2013: “My brothers, Jerusalem is in grave danger, and the danger to Al-Aqsa and our Islamic and Christian holy places is even graver. The occupation government’s actions are intended to...”
Jan 22, 2013
PA Foreign Minister accuses Israel of "systematic ethnic cleansing" in Jerusalem
"Foreign Minister Riad Al-Maliki called on the non-aligned states and the international community to demand that Israel and its settlers account for their unceasing violations, their crimes against humanity, and war crimes against the Palestinian nation, its national aspirations, and its natural..."
Aug 29, 2012
Abbas: Israel seeks to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque and take over Muslim and Christian holy sites
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “[Israel’s actions in Jerusalem] ultimately aim to achieve dark goals: Destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and build the alleged Temple... take over the Muslim and Christian holy sites, and destroy its institutions in order to empty it, uproot its residents, and...”
Aug 22, 2012
PA daily article calls for a modern-day Saladin to push “the invaders” (Israelis) out of “Palestine”
Article by Bader Maki in the sports pages: "What about you, oh Arabs who prohibit [visiting Jerusalem] and accuse [those who visit] of treason? Such isolation you impose on us, in facing those who have newly appeared upon the face of the earth [the Israelis], those who continue, day and night, with..."
May 12, 2012
Abbas: Jerusalem only has Islamic and Christian history and Israel is stealing that history
"President Mahmoud Abbas held a series of meetings in Tunis... the President met with the Arab ambassadors to Tunisia... He explained to the guests the policies that are being adopted by the occupation authorities (i.e., Israel) - Judaization, destruction of homes, causing the emigration of..."
May 1, 2012
PA daily: Islamic-Christian Council of Jerusalem warns that Israel is emptying Jerusalem of [Arab] inhabitants
Headline: "Islamic-Christian Council warns that the occupation plans to build a new settlement in the heart of Jerusalem" "The Islamic-Christian Council for Support of Jerusalem and the Holy Places warned yesterday of a new Israeli plan to establish a settlement in the heart of occupied Jerusalem..."
Apr 19, 2012
PA daily: There is a “Jewish plan to empty the city of Jerusalem of its Arab inhabitants”
"Concerning the dangers surrounding the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in light of the continued excavations, [Minister of Religious Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Habbash,] emphasized that that the Al-Aqsa Mosque is in real danger, owing to the excavations which threaten its collapse… He noted that the Arab presence in..."
Jan 17, 2012
Sheikh Salameh: Israel destroys homes, expels [Arab] residents in Jerusalem and tries to destroy Al-Aqsa
"Speaker at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and first deputy of the chairman of the Supreme Islamic Council, Sheikh Yusuf Jum'a, participated in the 12th [Muslim World League] conference in Mecca… Sheikh Salameh delivered the first address at the opening session… and clarified the status of Al-Aqsa [Mosque],..."
Nov 2, 2011
PLO department for Jerusalem Affairs: Israel carries out ethnic cleansing of Jerusalem residents
Headline: "Department for Jerusalem Affairs warns of systematic ethnic cleansing against Jerusalem residents and their elected officials" "The PLO department for Jerusalem Affairs warned yesterday of the systematic ethnic cleansing which the Israeli occupation authorities are carrying out against..."
Sep 28, 2011
Israel seeks to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque and to build Jewish Temple on its ruins
Headline: "Dr. Zakariya Al-Agha calls upon both the Arab and the Islamic nation to aid Jerusalem and to protect Al-Aqsa [Mosque]" "Dr. Zakariya Al-Agha, member of the PLO Executive Committee and head of the Refugee Department, called upon the Arab and Islamic nation… to support Jerusalem and to..."
Aug 22, 2011
PA daily: Israel seeks to "expel the Palestinian from their land"
Headline: “Israeli government to discuss today $100 million allocation for Judaization of Jerusalem” “The Israeli government will hold a ceremonial meeting at the Citadel Mosque, which the occupation has turned into a museum called the David’s Citadel Museum, to mark the 44th anniversary of the...”
May 29, 2011
Archbishop warns of "Israeli plan to expel the Christians of Palestine"
Headline: “Religious figures warn of Israeli plan to expel Palestine’s Christians” “Christian religious figures and public opinion shapers warned of an Israeli plan to expel the Christians of Palestine. They emphasized the spirit of fraternity and love binding the Muslims and Christians in...”
May 17, 2011
PA religious official: Israel conspires to destroy Al-Aqsa; the attack on the mosque is imminent
“Secretary of the Supreme Islamic Council [and former PA Chief Justice of Religious Court,] Sheikh Tayseer Tamimi, warned of the [possibility of] Israeli occupation authorities implementing their criminal scheme of destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and construction of the alleged Temple in its...”
Feb 7, 2011
PA daily: Israel has policy of ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem
Headline: “Abd Al-Qader: We will build a housing unit for every settlement unit in Jerusalem” “Hatem Abd Al-Qader, responsible for the [Fatah] Jerusalem portfolio and member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council, said that he will not retract his call to the residents of Jerusalem to build in the holy...”
Jan 23, 2011
Israel planned to destroy homes in Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem
"The occupation planned to destroy hundreds of homes in Jerusalem, especially in Silwan, and specifically – to destroy the homes of the Al-Bustan neighborhood, and to evacuate it completely, for the benefit of Talmudic projects that serve the myth and the fable of the 'Temple'."
Nov 21, 2010
Abbas libel: Israel will expel Israeli-Arabs from Israel
Mahmoud Abbas, PA Chairman and Head of Fatah: “Palestinians will have the final word if negotiations with Israel fail, President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday… ‘We met our obligations, but you [Israel] did not, and so we will be discharged from obligations.’... Abbas reiterated his refusal to recognize...”
Nov 9, 2010
PA TV news reporters: Israel plans to exchange Arab residents with Jewish immigrants
Reporter 1: “The occupation is introducing a program to isolate some neighborhoods from the city of Jerusalem.” Reporter 2: “The occupation wants to distort the demographic picture and to exchange the residents of the Palestinian city with foreign Jews from around the world.”
Sep 19, 2010
Palestinian MP: Israel carries out "ethnic cleansing, racist separation, Judaization… [and] expulsion operations"
“Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative movement, MP Dr. Mustafa Barghouti… added that what is happening in Jerusalem is ethnic cleansing, racist separation, and Judaization such as the city has never seen in the past, by means of destruction of homes, seizing of assets, canceling...”
Sep 4, 2010
Former PA Chief Religious Justice: Jerusalem must be defended from "Judaizing and Israelizing activities"
“Dr. Tayseer Al-Tamimi, former [PA] Chief Justice of the religious court of Palestine and Chairman of the Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places, said that all land (and structures) in the city of Jerusalem are Islamic trusts… He demanded of the Arab and Islamic nation,...”
Aug 9, 2010
PA daily: Zionist movement is based on "mythology, its nonsense and its lies", Israel seeks to expel Arab residents "from their native land"
“The benefit of mythology, its nonsense and its lies, has not been lost on the theoreticians of the Zionist movement, since the earliest origins of its growth, in the second half of the 19th century. What is happening right now in Jerusalem is no more than the result of this mythology which is...”
Jul 27, 2010
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: Israel attempts to expel Arabs
Abbas at ceremony at the Ministry for Religious Affairs: “This blessed Jerusalem is currently subject to the most serious violations and the harshest aggression... we perceive in it [Israel’s expulsion of four Hamas officials] as a prelude to the forced expulsion of the inhabitants of Jerusalem,...”
Jul 11, 2010
PA alarmism: Israel annihilating Palestinian presence in Jerusalem
Omar Al-Ghoul, advisor to Prime Minister Salam Fayyad: "There is a real war in Jerusalem which Israel is waging in order to annihilate Palestinian presence, in order to impose in a direct manner the process of demographic and geographic change on the ground."
Jun 23, 2010