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PA news agency accuses Israel of 1982 massacre carried out by Christian Phalangists
Headline: “Tomorrow is the 35th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre” “Tomorrow, Saturday [Sept. 16, 2017], is the 35th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre that took place on Sept. 16, 1982, at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Lebanon… The massacre began after a siege by...”
Sep 15, 2017
Fatah: ISIS is an Israeli plot to cause division among the Arab states and to “turn Israel into an ally under false pretexts”
Headline: "Al-Qawasmi: The discovery of Israeli Abu Hafs in Libya confirms the intensification of the plots against the Arabs" "The Fatah Movement said that the fact that the Libyan intelligence service discovered that a top leader of ISIS and the Imam of a mosque in Libya, called Abu Hafs, is an..."
Aug 26, 2017
PA Government claims Israel rejected 1947 UN partition plan, which was rejected by the Palestinians
Headline: "The [PA] government: The king of Jordan’s visit to Palestine is a message to Tel Aviv" "During its weekly meeting, which was held yesterday [Aug. 8, 2017] led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, the [PA] government emphasized the importance of King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of..."
Aug 9, 2017
Op-ed in PA daily condemns terror attack at Temple Mount, implies that Israel was behind it
Excerpt of an op-ed by Yahya Rabah, regular columnist for the official PA daily "The operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered; see note below) that took place at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza last Friday [July 14, 2017] and led to the killing of 2 [Israeli] Druze soldiers and the injuring of an..."
Jul 17, 2017
Op-ed in PA daily criticizes terror attack at Temple Mount as not serving Palestinian interests, but claims Israel has plan to “Judaize” the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem
Excerpt of op-ed by Bassem Barhoum, regular columnist for the official PA daily "Nobody disputes the fact that the Israeli occupation is the main problem, and that it is the root of the violence and terror. Why is this occupation, its soldiers, its police, and its intelligence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque..."
Jul 15, 2017
Fatah representative in Gaza falsely accuses Israel of paying salaries to Israeli terrorists, while criticizing Israel’s demand that PA stop salaries to Palestinian terrorists
Official PA TV program I Call You Spokesman of the Fatah Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs in Gaza Nashat Al-Wahidi: “They demand to stop the prisoners’ allowances (mukhassasat), the prisoners’ salaries (rawatib), the salaries or allowances of the Palestinian Martyrs’ (Shahids’) families, while they...”
Jul 3, 2017
PA Israeli affairs expert claims “Israel is the one supporting terror in Syria”
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, review of Israeli press headlines with Israeli affairs expert Fayez Abbas Israeli affairs expert Fayez Abbas: “(Fayez Abbas reads an article in the Israeli paper Yediot Aharonot entitled “Israel is funding the rebels in Syria,” which references a Wall...”
Jun 19, 2017
PA daily cartoon: Israel depicted as an IS executioner
Cartoon presenting Israel as a masked Islamic State fighter about to cut off the head of a hostage. The executioner's mask is marked with the Star of David. He is holding a knife shaped as lightning, symbolizing electricity. This is a reference to Israel deciding in early June 2017 to cut off...
Jun 15, 2017
Op-ed in PA daily blames Israel for violence among Israeli Arabs in “the ’48 territories”
Excerpt of op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "The round of violence in the '48 [territories]" "The cities, towns, and villages in the Galilee, Triangle (i.e., a concentration of Israeli-Arab towns and villages in northern Israel), and Negev, and on..."
Jun 4, 2017
Op-ed: Israel, “the protégé of Zionism and colonialism,” which replaced the Palestinians with “Zionist gangs,” is a “cancerous gland filled with the poisons of civil wars" in the body of the Arab nations
Excerpt of op-ed by Fatah Revolutionary Council member and Secretary of the Fatah branch in Lebanon Rifat Shanaah "The Arab countries without military capabilities have tried to convince themselves that the Israeli entity, the protégé of Zionism and colonialism, has taken what it wants, carried out..."
May 31, 2017
PA libel: Israeli government pays a monthly salary to Yigal Amir and other Israeli criminals in prison
Text posted on the Facebook page of PA Security Forces spokesman Adnan Al-Damiri Posted text: “The government of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu pays a monthly salary rewarding Yigal Amir - the murderer of [former Israeli Prime Minister] Yitzhak Rabin (sic., no such salary is being...”
May 4, 2017
PA TV claims disabled American Jew, murdered by terrorists, was instead murdered by his wife
Official PA TV narrator: "When the ship (the Italian ship the Achille Lauro –Ed.) left Egypt, the self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) received the weapons, and after a while they thought they had reached the territorial waters next to Ashdod [in southern Israel], and they began to clean the..."
May 2, 2017
PA lies: Ministry of Foreign Affairs claims Israel awarded Elor Azaria "highest decorations"
“The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the occupation’s announcement on closing the investigation regarding an occupation police officer’s shooting young Hadeel Awwad (14) and her cousin Norhan Awwad (16) on the pretext that they stabbed an elderly person in occupied Jerusalem in October...”
Apr 26, 2017
Netanyahu employs "hellish plan" to "blackmail" the world with pictures from the Holocaust in order to justify describing Palestinian "fighter prisoners" as "terrorists"
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, regular columnist for the official PA daily “[Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu is taking advantage of the world’s preoccupation with the war on terror and is attempting to pass his hellish plan to crush the Palestinian cause. This is while in his...”
Apr 25, 2017
PA official implies terror attacks in Egypt meant to cause instability to prevent support of the Palestinian cause
“Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places and Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council member Dr. Hanna Issa said that the crime of bombing the churches in Cairo and Alexandria constitutes a war crime (see note below –Ed.)… Issa noted that there are...”
Apr 12, 2017
PA Minister of Education calls on UN to "inspect the incitement in Israeli textbooks"
Headline: “Saidam called on the UN to inspect the incitement in the Israeli textbooks” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam called on the UN to inspect the incitement in the Israeli textbooks. This was said during a meeting between Saidam and [UN] Deputy Special Coordinator...”
Mar 29, 2017
Fatah cartoon claims Israel is in cahoots with ISIS
Cartoon posted on the website of the Fatah Information and Culture Commission The cartoon shows two men with their arms around each other's shoulders. The man on the left, standing by a sign reading “Israel,” is holding a bloody hatchet, while the man on the right, standing by a sign reading...
Mar 18, 2017
PA Ministry of Information condemns decision to rename Yasser Arafat street as proof "that the occupation’s mentality is gripped with extremism"
Headline: “National condemnation of the removal of Martyr Arafat’s name from a street in Jatt" "The order given by the occupation's [Israeli] Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri to Jatt Council Chairman Muhammad Taher Watad to remove [former] President Martyr (Shahid) Yasser Arafat’s name from a...”
Mar 6, 2017
PA TV reporter warns parents to teach children "to fight the falsification of all of history" and "refute all of the false claims that the enemy plants"
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the launching of the My Family Reads campaign to encourage families to read to their children Official PA TV reporter: “The My Family Reads [campaign means] that you will encourage your children to read, that you will direct them to fight the...”
Feb 28, 2017
Fatah official: Arabs, not Israel, are fighting terror; establishment of Palestine will lead to defeat of ISIS
Headline: "Erekat: The Arabs are the ones fighting terror, not Netanyahu" "[Fatah Central Committee member] and top Palestinian official in charge of negotiations Saeb Erekat said today, Wednesday [Feb. 22, 2017], that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statements, according to which Tel..."
Feb 23, 2017
Preacher in the Al-Aqsa Mosque: Israel has excavated tunnels under the Mosque in order to destroy it in an artificial earthquake
Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi: “The destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque will be perpetrated through an artificial earthquake. You remember that three or four years ago there were tenders throughout the country for strengthening the houses and government buildings, and particularly those that are close to...”
Feb 21, 2017
Fatah official falsely claims that Ben Gurion called for the elimination of Iraq, Egypt, and Syria
Official PA TV program State of Politics, hosting Fatah Commissioner of National Affairs and Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad Fatah Commissioner of National Affairs and Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad: “Several days ago I decided to return to the diaries of [former...”
Feb 20, 2017
Governor of Ramallah: Israel "is disposing of poisonous and radioactive waste in the occupied Palestinian territories"
Headline: “Ramallah hosts the first Marathon of Life as a sign of solidarity with cancer patients” “Maryam, a sixth-grade student at the American School of Palestine, together with 16 children sick with the ‘malignant disease’ (i.e ., cancer) and hundreds of citizens, took part in marking World...”
Feb 5, 2017
PLO official claims US embassy move "means that the US is Israel’s partner in committing a war crime"
Headline: “Abu Yusuf: Transferring the embassy is a dangerous step and American participation in war crimes” “Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf emphasized that transferring the American embassy to Jerusalem is a very...”
Jan 26, 2017
PLO official Erekat repeats libel that Israel is root of terror: Ending the occupation is “the victory over extremism and terror”
Headline: "Erekat briefed a number of international diplomats regarding the latest developments" "Secretary[-General] of the PLO Executive Committee [and Fatah Central Committee member] Saeb Erekat met with European Envoy for the [Middle East] Peace Process Fernando Gentilini… Erekat said: 'The..."
Jan 25, 2017