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Religious ruling published in PA daily: Sex on demand is a husband's "right" and a wife's "obligation"
Excerpt of a Fatwa (religious ruling) in the Fatwa section published during the month of Ramadan by the Dar Al-Ifta, an official PA institution issuing Fatwas in the official PA daily “Question: ‘Does a woman have to ask her husband for permission to fast six days in the month of Shawwal (the month...”
PA Prime Minister on reconciliation: “The government and the Fatah Movement are opening their doors to the Hamas Movement to end this dark chapter in our history”
“[PA] Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh emphasized that the [PA] government is doing all that it can in order to hold elections the moment national reconciliation [with Hamas] is achieved."
Booklet praising Abbas produced by students, supposedly meant to enter the PA curriculum, was pulled following backlash and accusations of "patriarchalism"
“A booklet that female students of a school in the West Bank produced, which includes clear words of praise for [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, is stirring opposition and anger among the Palestinian public after it was stated that it would enter the Palestinian curriculum."
Palestinian Bureau of Statistics: “More than half of the Palestinians – 6.48 million – live in historical Palestine, 1.57 million [of them] in the areas that are occupied since 1948 (i.e., Israel)”
Headline: “The will to live is stronger among the Palestinian people – [The Palestinian Central Bureau of] Statistics, on the eve of the Nakba: The number of Palestinians has increased nine-fold since 1948” “The [Palestinian] Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said that the number of Palestinians...”
PFLP protests continued expropriation of its funds by the PLO due to its anti-Fatah positions
Headline: “The Popular Front calls for reconciliation and rejects the implementation of financial extortion against it” “The political bureau of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) held a number of meetings in recent days, during which it discussed many subjects… It emphasized...”
PA promises to assist families homeless due to Gaza escalation, despite the PA’s financial crisis
Headline: “[PA] minister of public works: The government will stand alongside Gaza’s victims despite the financial crisis” “During a tour that he conducted yesterday [May 6, 2019], [PA] Minister of Public Works and Building Dr. Muhammad Ziyara surveyed the extent of the direct and indirect damage...”
PA spokesman at media conference: “it is important the Palestinian media be clean of a discourse of hate and violence… as the world is monitoring what is published in our Palestinian media outlets”
"The world is monitoring what is published in our Palestinian media outlets and our media discourse"
PA stops referring Palestinian patients to Israeli hospitals, following implantation of Israel’s anti “pay-for-slay” law
“[PA] Ministry of Health Spokesman Osama Al-Najjar announced the cessation of medical referrals to the Israeli hospitals, starting from yesterday [March 26, 2019]. Al-Najjar explained that this decision was made in response to the deduction of sums from the taxes that [Israel] collects each month...”
Hamas-affiliated website accuses PA security forces of collaborating with Israel to “assassinate” terrorist who murdered 2
Headline: “How did the PA Security Forces aid in the assassination of the one who carried out the operation in Salfit?” “Satisfaction prevails among the occupation authorities after they succeeded in assassinating (sic., he was killed during an exchange of gunfire while resisting arrest) the one...”
PA Police head denies saying anything about terror attack that killed 2: "False news items such as these are meant to harm the image of senior officials of the Palestinian [PA] Security [Forces]"
Headline: “Maj. Gen. Atallah denies giving any sort of statement regarding Martyr Omar and the operation in Salfit” “[PA] Police Commissioner Maj. Gen. Hazem Atallah denied giving any sort of statement to any media outlet regarding the operation (i.e., terror attack) in Salfit or Martyr (Shahid)...”
Op-ed in official PA daily refers to Hamas as "the face of treason... the supporters of Satan," and calls for armed revolt against Hamas
Excerpt of an op-ed by Yahya Rabah, regular columnist for the official PA daily “Gaza, the time has come. The face of treason has been exposed, the shame of the supporters of Satan and partners of the occupation has been exposed… O Gaza… the time has come, arise, call out ‘Allahu Akbar’ (i.e.,...”
Fatah Facebook posts image of child allegedly beaten by Hamas during Gaza protests
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “Khan Yunis… the Hamas Movement beats a child inside a jeep who participated in protests. #We_want_to_live.” The image shows the child Ahmed Imad Ziyada kneeling on the floor and covering his face with his hands.
PA TV filler on Gaza protests shows Palestinian kid allegedly beaten by Hamas
Official PA TV filler on civil unrest in the Gaza Strip against Hamas Visual: The screenshot shows a Palestinian child with a bloody nose who was allegedly beaten by Hamas members as they repressed protests against Hamas corruption due to the severe financial situation in Gaza. Click to view...
Fatah Facebook posts images of Palestinian journalist allegedly beaten by Hamas
Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “The Hamas Movement assaulted female journalist Taif Issam Al-Buhaisi from the Deir Al-Balah refugee camp while she was covering the movement’s activities. #We_want_to_live” The images show female journalist Taif Issam...