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PA District Governor of Ramallah places wreaths on graves of “Martyrs”: “Their blood will remain entrusted to all the free people in the world”
Headline: “Ghannam placed wreaths of flowers on the Martyrs’ graves” “Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam, and alongside her the district security authority, placed wreaths of flowers on the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) graves on the morning of the [Eid Al-Fitr] holiday (i.e., “Sacrifice...”
Jun 15, 2018
PA religious figure in sermon enumerates “the virtues of the Martyrs of Palestine who have watered the land of Palestine with their blood”
Headline: “The Jericho district governor placed a wreath of flowers on behalf of [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] on the Memorial Monument to the Martyrs of Palestine” “Jericho and Jordan Valley [District] Governor and Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council Secretary Majed Al-Fatiani placed a wreath of...”
Jun 15, 2018
PA Director of Prisoners’ Affairs: legislation cutting funding due to PA salaries to terrorists “will lead to an explosion of the situation”
Headline: “Karake: The threat to the prisoners and the laws against their rights will blow up the situation in the prisons and outside of them” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake responded to the threat of Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad...”
Jun 14, 2018
PA official admits there`s no "proof" Arafat was murdered by poisoning despite PA claims Israel poisoned him
PA Security Forces Spokesman Adnan Al-Damiri: "Regarding the mystery of President Yasser Arafat’s death as a Martyr, this is a belief – and I’m one of those who are convinced that he was murdered by poisoning." Wattan TV interviewer: "There is no proof." PA Security Forces Spokesman Adnan...
Jun 7, 2018
Head of Palestinian Football Association accuses Israel of “politicizing” sport, while calling on Argentina to avoid match against Israel in “occupied Jerusalem”
“Chairman of the [PLO] Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs and the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub called on Argentina to avoid participating in the friendly football match [with Israel] that is expected to take place on June 9  in occupied Jerusalem, as part of the...”
May 28, 2018
President Abbas says he did not intend to offend Jews, following Antisemitic speech
"President Mahmoud Abbas stated on Friday that 'if people were offended by my statement in front of the PNC, especially people of the Jewish faith, I apologize to them. I would like to assure everyone that it was not my intention to do so, and to reiterate my full respect for the Jewish faith, as..."
May 4, 2018
Israel bans the holding of annual football tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad
Headline: "The occupation banned the holding of a football championship in Jerusalem named after Martyr Abu Jihad" "The Israeli occupation authorities today, Thursday [May 3, 2018], published an order signed by the occupation's [Israeli] Minister of Public Security extremist Gilad Erdan, that bans..."
May 3, 2018
Finland grants 3 million euros in aid to the PA education sector
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education signs an agreement with Finland granting additional aid to the educational sector” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam signed a cooperation agreement today (Thursday) [April 26, 2018] with Representative of Finland in Palestine...”
Apr 26, 2018
PA, which pays salaries to imprisoned terrorists, participates in conference against terror funding called “No Money For Terrorism”
Headline: “Palestine participated in a conference that was held in Paris under the title No Money for Terrorism” “The State of Palestine participated today, Thursday [April 26, 2018], in a ministerial conference against terror funding, which was held in the French capital Paris under the headline...”
Apr 26, 2018
PLO official accuses the US of waging a “calculated incitement campaign,” claiming that stopping payments to terrorists constitutes “an open call to physically eliminate” Abbas
Headline: "Erekat: The American administration and Israel are waging an incitement campaign against our people and its leadership" "PLO Executive Committee Secretary, [Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator] Saeb Erekat condemned the calculated incitement campaign that the..."
Mar 29, 2018
PA Spokesman condemns Taylor Force Act, says “the Martyrs and prisoners are sacred symbols of freedom, struggle, protecting human dignity”
"Official Spokesman of the [PA] National Unity Government Yusuf Al-Mahmoud expressed the government's rejection and condemnations of Congress's conditioning the continuation of the American aid to the Palestinian state’s institutions on the Martyrs' (Shahids) and prisoners' allowances (mukhassasat)..."
Mar 23, 2018
Abbas’ advisor: Palestinians should come to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron and preform Ribat there, “to thwart the plans of the occupation and its settlers to turn it into a Jewish synagogue”
Headline: “Al-Habbash from the Ibrahimi Mosque: The Shari’ah court will remain and the occupation will disappear” “Supreme Shari’ah Judge of Palestine and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash said that ‘The Israeli occupation will disappear,...”
Mar 14, 2018
Abbas speech to UN Security Council demonizes Israel, slams US, but proposes international peace plan
This transcript of PA Chairman Abbas' speech before the UN Security Council on Feb. 20, 2018 was published by Wafa, the official Palestinian Authority news agency, on Feb. 20, 2018. "Seventy years have passed since Palestine’s Nakba, from which 6 million Palestine refugees continue to suffer from..."
Feb 20, 2018
District Governor of Jenin conveys Abbas’ condolences to family of slain terrorist
Headline: "The district governor of Jenin expresses condolences over the death of Martyr Ahmed Ismail Jarrar" "District Governor of Jenin Ibrahim Ramadan expressed condolences this evening (Saturday) [Jan. 20, 2018] over the death of Martyr (Shahid) Ahmed Ismail Jarrar to the Jarrar family in Wadi..."
Jan 20, 2018
PA attacks US Ambassador to the UN’s statement that the US will stop funding UNRWA: Jerusalem is “not for sale”
Headline: "Abu Rudeina: Jerusalem is not for sale - not for gold and not for silver" "[PA] Palestinian Presidential Office official Spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina said that Jerusalem and its holy sites are not for sale - not for gold and not for silver. He said this in response to the statements by..."
Jan 3, 2018
PLO prisoners’ commission head: “Jerusalem will only be the fully sovereign capital of the independent State of Palestine,” not Israel
Headline: “Karake: Thanks to the determination of the free people in the world and the members of our people, Jerusalem will only be the capital of Palestine” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that Jerusalem will only be the fully sovereign...”
Dec 27, 2017
PA Religious Minister: “Jerusalem and all of the Islamic sites belong only to the Muslims”
Headline: “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs: Our people will stand against all of Israel’s attempts to impose facts on the ground at our holy sites” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is emphasized that Jerusalem and all of the Islamic sites belong only to the Muslims, and that...”
Dec 11, 2017
Abbas on Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: “These measures… serve extremist groups attempting to turn the conflict in our region into a religious war”
“RAMALLAH, December 6, 2017 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that with US President Donald Trump declaring that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, he has chosen to disregard all international resolutions and bilateral agreements, preferring to ignore and contradict the...”
Dec 6, 2017
Fatah youth movement: US announcement on Jerusalem means “opening of all the doors and options before us in order to defend the Arabness of holy Jerusalem”
Headline: "Fatah Shabiba: All of the options are open for Jerusalem" "The Fatah Shabiba Secretariat in the West Bank said that any step by the American administration that is in complete alignment with the settler government in Israel means the opening of all the doors and options before us in..."
Dec 5, 2017
PLO official: “Herds of settlers are escalating the invasions and desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s pure plazas”
Headline: “Qurei: The escalation of the invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque will lead only to more extremism, violence, and instability” “PLO Executive Committee member and Head of the Department for Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Qurei warned against the dangers and consequences of the fact that groups of...”
Nov 26, 2017
UK gives 20 million pounds annually in aid to PA general budget
Headline: “Saidam: Britain has decided to pay its annual contribution of 20 million pounds to support the [PA] general budget” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education, [Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary, and Fatah Revolutionary Council Deputy Secretary] Sabri Saidam announced today...”
Nov 25, 2017
PA news agency: UNRWA's attempts to change PA curriculum “harm the Palestinian identity and history”
Headline: “UNRWA’s enrichment materials: Changing the facts and tear away the students from their reality” “Around a week ago, UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) began to train several teachers working in its schools in the enrichment materials and activities...”
Nov 9, 2017
PA PM in statement on Balfour Declaration centenary: Britain must apologize for its “historical mistake,” Palestinians have a right to defend themselves “through all the means”
Headline: “Hamdallah renewed his demand that Britain correct its historical mistake against our people” “[PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah today, Thursday [Nov. 2, 2017], renewed his demand that the government of Britain ‘do some soul searching, bear the responsibility for the historical mistake...”
Nov 2, 2017
PA Ministry of Information: Balfour Declaration is “the greatest crime in the history of mankind”
Headline: "[PA] Ministry of Information: The Balfour Promise is the greatest political and legal crime in history" "The [PA] Ministry of Information stated on the anniversary of the black Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) that this promise is the greatest crime in the history of mankind and a..."
Nov 1, 2017
PLO launches social media campaign against the Balfour Declaration
Headline: “Social media campaign for the 100th anniversary of the ominous Balfour Promise" "The PLO Department of Culture and Information announced the launch of a social media campaign today, Wednesday [Nov. 1, 2017], for the tragic 100th anniversary of the issuing of the Balfour Promise (i.e.,...”
Oct 31, 2017