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PA daily op-ed criticizes PA and Hamas, explains why Palestinians distrust their leadership
Excerpt of op-ed by former PA Minister of Prisoners Ashraf Al-Ajrami Headline: "The tragic situation: A lack of trust between the public and the leaders" "Recently there has been little response by the Palestinian public to the factions and leaders' calls, regardless of their political and..."
Aug 7, 2019
PA has a strategic plan to strengthen Palestinian presence in Area C
Official PA TV News, on Israel warning that it plans to destroy 15 illegal buildings in Al-Midya west of Ramallah, hosting The Committee to Resist Settlements and the Wall’s Legal Department Director Ayed Morrar Official PA TV host: “Is there also a clear plan – forgive me for cutting you off – of...”
Aug 4, 2019
Op-ed in PA daily describes discrimination against Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, but reiterates refugees’ desire to “return to Palestine”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Hala Salameh Headline: "Do not take things out of context" "Call us refugees, said the Palestinians after they were expelled from their homes, and that is a truth that needs to be recognized today by anyone that wants to change the chain of events and facts since the Nakba..."
Aug 3, 2019
Head of Palestinian Football Association: Football league is in danger
Official PA TV News Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub: "There was no choice but to hold this meeting in order to discuss the future prospects and to act to provide the minimum that can be fuel for the continuation of the league..."
Aug 3, 2019
Op-ed supports proposed law to raise marriage age to 18 and supports gender equality
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Hizb ut Tahrir and women” “Those responsible for publicity and media in the Islamist Hizb ut Tahrir (i.e., an international Salafist political organization) blurred the..."
Aug 1, 2019
Independent Palestinian news agency reports on arrest of journalist by PA security forces
Headline: “The arrest of journalist Al-Fakhouri – there are no freedoms under the roof of the [PA] Security Forces headquarters” “Journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron has been detained in the [PA] Preventive Security Forces headquarters in Hebron since Wednesday [July 24, 2019]… and this...”
Jul 27, 2019
PA security forces continue to detain Palestinian journalist
Headline: “The Palestinian [PA] Security [Forces] are continuing the detention of journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri” “The Palestinian [PA] Preventive Security [Forces] are continuing to hold journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron in detention for a fourth day, as the Palestinian Magistrate’s Court in...”
Jul 27, 2019
Op-ed attacks Hamas-Iran relations; Fatah believes “in the path of peaceful popular resistance… we are not promoting armed activity,” but glorifies past terror attacks
"The Hamas Sheikhs are joining an axis and alliance with Tehran as if their goal is to confirm the unjust narrative of the regime in Tel Aviv"
Jul 23, 2019
Jenin governor welcomes booklet written by Palestinian students, promoted by PA Education Ministry, which excessively praises Abbas
"The booklet Our President – A Role-Model For Us includes a collection of memories, thoughts, and research that President Mahmoud Abbas wrote, which has no contradictions of his thought or his political commentary."
Jul 18, 2019
Op-ed by Fatah official criticizes Hamas and Hamas official who called for genocide of Jews: “The noble culture of resistance has been infected by a disease of armed violence for the sake of violence alone, which we completely rejected”
"We are not fighting anyone due to religion, race, gender, or color; we are dealing in resistance in a dignified manner when the occupiers force us to fight"
Jul 18, 2019
Fatah official on Twitter against Hamas official’s genocidal antisemitic remarks: “Our struggle is of a national political nature, NOT a religious conflict against the Jews”
"Our struggle is of a national political nature,NOT a religious conflict against the Jews!We’re lovers of freedom&independence&we’re not against any religion."
Jul 15, 2019