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Abbas’ advisor: Palestinians are “Canaanites,” Jews have no historical connection to land; mocks US envoy as "ignoramus"
Official PA TV, Friday sermon by Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Religious Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash at a mosque in Ramallah Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Religious Affairs, and...
Jul 19, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry: Netanyahu tweets on Palestinian origins are anti-Semitic and racist; Israel is a “foreign colonialist” committing “ethnic cleansing”
Headline: "The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Netanyahu's statements regarding the Palestinians’ ethnic origins are Antisemitism and racism par excellence" "The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tweet on social media (refers to..."
Jul 9, 2019
Palestinian ambassador in Warsaw at protest against US-led Bahrain Conference : Palestinian culture is more than 6,000 years old
Headline: "The Palestinian community in Poland organized a protest vigil against the Bahrain workshop" "The Palestinian community in Poland organized a protest vigil against the Bahrain workshop (i.e., refers to US-led conference in June 2019 focusing on economic aspects of US President Donald..."
Jun 28, 2019
PA daily op-ed: Claims “the invaders” will someday leave, claims Israel tattooed “seals and numbers on our backs in order to replace our identity with another artificial one,” and claims “I will return to the new old Palestine, to Haifa, to Safed..."
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “The Nakba and the mill of memory” “We are from the dust of this land; it knows us and we know it; it loves us and we love it; we sanctify it and it sanctifies our blood...”
May 16, 2019
PLO official: US peace plan “will not pass;” “our people… will not negotiate over the salaries of the Martyrs and prisoners;” Palestinians in 1948 were “expelled by force and Zionist terror”
At a rally in Gaza for Nakba Day, a PLO official emphasized "our people will not sell its rights and principles for a handful of dollars, will not negotiate over the salaries of the Martyrs and prisoners"
May 15, 2019
PA Chairman Abbas calls Palestinians “We Canaanites, the owners of this land”
Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, filler featuring a statement made by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas during a speech at a PLO Central Council meeting on Oct. 28, 2018 PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “We Canaanites, the owners of this land, were born in it, will live on it, and will be buried...”
Jan 25, 2019
Op-ed in official PA daily says Jesus is a symbol of a national struggle against those who falsified the Old Testament, and which have not “ceased committing their crimes to this very day”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily “Jesus, peace be upon him, was the first symbol of a national struggle for liberation and escape from the claws of those who pretend to belong to Judaism, who falsified the Old Testament and its intentions,...”
Dec 25, 2018
Song on PA TV to Britain: “We will erase the memory of the Balfour Declaration;” "We are rooted in this land from the days of the Canaanites"
Song “Listen Balfour, Listen” performed by Qassem Al-Najjar and Shadi Al-Burini Lyrics: “O Balfour, years have gone Generations have gone until now You have gone and others have gone, yet this is the land of Palestine Regardless of the time that passes, we will erase the memory of this [Balfour]...”
Nov 1, 2018
Fatah thanks boycotters of Jerusalem municipal elections; Jerusalemite Palestinians are "the Canaanite owners of the land" whose history, holy places, and heritage are being "erased"
“The Fatah Movement saluted with honor and appreciation ‘the members of our people and our heroes, the residents of Jerusalem, who have proven for the 1,001st time that Jerusalem, with its residents, alleys, mosques, and churches, is purely Arab-Palestinian – thus it was and thus it will remain.’...”
Oct 31, 2018
PA Government Spokesman: “the identity of the Islamic Arab city” of Jerusalem “has been historically known and scientifically proven since the dawn of history."
Headline: Settlers have taken over a historical asset in the Old [City of] Jerusalem" "Gangs of settlers took over an ancient and historical asset on Aqabat Darwish [Street] within the Old City of occupied Jerusalem early yesterday morning, Thursday [Oct. 4, 2018], under the protection of a...
Oct 5, 2018
PA deputy district governor accuses Israel of stealing Palestinian heritage; "The antiquities in all of Palestine prove that the land of Palestine is an Arab-Canaanite land”
Headline: "Qalqilya: A seminar to introduce the new Palestinian Cultural and Material Heritage Law" "The Qalqilya district organized a seminar yesterday, in cooperation with the [PA] Ministry of Tourism [and] under the sponsorship of District Governor of Qalqilya Rafe' Rawajbeh, to introduce the..."
Sep 25, 2018
PA TV lies, claims “Palestinian antiquities” at Judean fortress of Herodium
Note: 1980 years before the creation in 1965 of the “Palestinian people,” Judean King Herod built a palace fortress at Herodium, south of Jerusalem. There are no “Palestinian antiquities” at Herodium or anywhere in the land of Israel, including the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Official PA TV...
Sep 19, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily claims Jerusalem is Palestinian “from before Adam”
"Before you [the Jews] say Jerusalem is your capital, you must open the chests of millions [of Palestinians] with butchers' knives in order to uproot the city from within them, seal off the women's wombs, expel the birds and butterflies, slaughter the songs… bring Jesus down from Heaven and crucify..."
Aug 28, 2018
Fatah spokesman: The Palestinians were “on this land before the dawn of civilization”
Headline: "The Fatah Movement's response to the harsh Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip" "The Fatah Movement said that the occupation state is continuing in its crimes and massacres against the members of our people in light of the world's silence, and is ignoring international law. The Movement..."
Aug 9, 2018
PA Parliament condemns Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law, claims Palestinians are the original inhabitants of the land, and that Israel strips Israeli Arabs of their citizenship
Headline: "The [PA] Parliament discusses the latest political developments with the Italian consul" "[PA] Parliament (Legislative Council) members Nabil Shaath, Bernard Sabella, and Sahr Al-Qawasmi yesterday [July 25, 2018] reviewed different viewpoints regarding some of the central issues in the..."
Jul 26, 2018
PLO official criticizes the Jewish Nation-State Law, saying it omitted “the original ones” – the Palestinians
Headline: "Erekat met with the director of Middle East Affairs in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs" "Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, [Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator] Saeb Erekat met with Director of Middle East and North African Affairs in the French..."
Jul 20, 2018
PA Spokesman says the “glorious heritage” of the Palestinians “goes back to the dawn of humanity”
Headline: "The Israeli Parliament ratified the 'nation-state law' – the codification of apartheid and the institutionalization of ethnic cleansing" "Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, [Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator] Saeb Erekat said that the ratification of the..."
Jul 20, 2018
Abbas’ advisor invents Palestinian history: Palestinians have been on this land for 6,000 years, we were here “before Judaism, Christianity and Islam... Peace will begin with the removal of Israel from the occupied Palestinian land”
Official PA TV News, broadcast of a Fatah Revolutionary Council meeting held in Khan Al-Ahmar, a site where Bedouins have constructed illegal structures on state land Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for...
Jul 12, 2018
PA history museum “draws pictures of massacres” because there are “no pictures or documents to connect to them”
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, interview with Director of the Yasser Arafat Museum Muhammad Halayqa Director of the Yasser Arafat Museum Muhammad Halayqa: “There are many pictures of the [Palestinian] suffering. I will give a small example, the Palestinians have experienced many...”
Jul 11, 2018