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Abbas’ advisor in sermon: Balfour Declaration was “despicable act of oppression;” denies Jewish connection to land or to Jerusalem, which was founded by “us, the Jebusite Canaanite Arabs;” attacks the US
Official PA TV and YouTube channel of the Office of the PA Supreme Shari'ah Judge, Ramadan Friday sermon by Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash at the mosque at the PA...
May 18, 2018
PLO: “We are the original owners of the country whose history stretches back thousands of years,” and supports “the Palestinian people’s right to carry out resistance in all of its forms”
"This morning, Friday [May 4, 2018], at the end of its 23rd session in Ramallah, the Jerusalem and Defense of the Legitimacy Sessions, the Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) published the statement on Jerusalem and Return, in which it emphasized that 'We have no..."
May 4, 2018
Abbas: "More than 5,000 years ago, our Canaanite Jebusite ancestors built Jerusalem so that it would be their capital"
Official PA TV, speech by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at the opening of the Ninth International Islamic Jerusalem Conference at the PA headquarters in Ramallah PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “Ladies and gentlemen, when we say that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine, we are saying nothing new...”
Apr 11, 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
Op-ed in official PA daily: “Anything can be expected… in the age of the Hitleresque and Balfouresque Trump, who think that the Earth is a cake that they have the right to divide and give pieces of to whomever they want”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “The Arab members of the Israeli Parliament – the frontline of Jerusalem” “Yesterday [Jan. 22, 2018] the people of Palestine made US Vice President [Mike...”
Jan 23, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily calls Israel a “colonialist pawn,” claims Israel has been Palestinian “since the dawn of mankind”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist of the official PA daily Headline: “History is the engine of politics” “The State of Israel is a lawbreaking state that has no connection to the Jewish issue, as it is essentially a colonialist pawn. This is because the West that worked...”
Jan 16, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily: “This is a conflict between the original Palestinian residents and sons of the land and those who have not ceased their invasions”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, a Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “Al-Azhar, the Jews, peace – the three lessons of Mahmoud Abbas” “Our conflict is not with the Jews, but rather with the colonialists who for hundreds of years have...”
Jan 16, 2018
Abbas: the Palestinians “were [here] before Abraham’s grandfather”
Official PA TV, excerpt of a speech given by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Jan. 14, 2018, at the PLO Central Council in Ramallah PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “We are staying here [despite] the occupation, the settlement – no matter what, [we] are staying. We will not leave this land. This is our land...”
Jan 14, 2018
Palestinian university student: “Jerusalem has been the capital of Palestine since the Canaanites,” “The Jews don’t even have a state named Israel”
Official PA TV program Period, on the opinions of young Palestinians regarding US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Palestinian university student Hadeel Abu Sharakh: “[US President Donald] Trump’s decision was incorrect. Jerusalem has been the capital of...”
Jan 4, 2018
Abbas’ advisor: "Jerusalem is only ours… We were in Jerusalem more than 5,000 years"
Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash: "Jerusalem is only ours, only ours. They [the Americans] know it. It is a strange thing that a state that is only a little older than 200 years. takes a stand toward a city that is 5,000 years..."
Dec 22, 2017
Abbas’ advisor: "Jerusalem is only ours… We were in Jerusalem more than 5,000 years"
Official PA TV, excerpt of sermon by Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash at the mosque in the PA headquarters in Ramallah Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on...
Dec 22, 2017
Op-ed in PA daily invents ancient Arab history in Palestine, denies any Jewish ties to the land of Israel: “If they are here, this is for a Western colonialist goal”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Bakr Abu Bakr, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “There is no doubt about the Arabness of Palestine for the last 10,000 years, as [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas noted in his latest speech in Istanbul. Regarding the Children of...”
Dec 19, 2017
Abbas: Jews\Israelis are skilled “in falsifying history and religion”, the Torah says the Canaanites were in Jerusalem since before Abraham until today, but the city should be "open city for all religions"
Official PA TV, broadcast of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' speech at the emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey on Dec. 13, 2017 PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “Indeed [we], women and men, believe in our right and Allah’s promise to us that this sanctified...”
Dec 13, 2017
Head of PA radio station: “We do not distort history… It is known that the history of the Palestinian people is from the days of the Canaanites in Jerusalem. We do not falsify history as the Zionists do”
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the role of radio stations in supporting the Palestinian cause, hosting Director of Broadcast Media in the PA Ministry of Information Daoud Daoud and Director General of the official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine Bassam Daghlas Host: "The..."
Dec 12, 2017
"There was nothing called a Palestinian people" in 1917, says Palestinian historian
Historian Abd Al-Ghani Salameh: "Before the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) when the Ottoman rule ended (1517 - 1917), Palestine's political borders as we know them today did not exist, and there was nothing called a Palestinian people with a political identity as we know today, since..."
Nov 1, 2017
Abbas’ advisor: Balfour Declaration was an “ugly crime,” giving Palestine to “undeserving” Jews
Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Habbash: "In another few days we will mark the miserable anniversary of the ugly injustice and ugly crime that befell our people, through what is known as the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration). In..."
Oct 20, 2017
PA TV claims Hebron’s “original identity” is Palestinian, despite attempts to give “Hebrew characteristics” and an “artificial history” to the city
Official PA TV narrator: “You are in the first place where humans settled, the ancient Palestinians. They began history here, and built a city where they continue to develop their identity and put down roots, and it continues to oppose forgery. This is Hebron. Six thousand years ago the first brick...”
Oct 18, 2017
PA daily commemorates anniversary of Egypt’s “magnificent” victory against Israel in 1973 war, in which Israel was victorious
Headline: “Forty-four years since Egypt’s victory in the magnificent October War” “Yesterday, Friday [Oct. 6, 2017], was the 44th anniversary of Egypt’s victory against Israel in the magnificent October War (i.e., 1973 Yom Kippur War; while Egypt caught Israel by surprise and made initial gains,...”
Oct 7, 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
Fatah Facebook post denies Jewish ethnicity, Jewish connection to Jerusalem; “This city never belonged to anyone other than the Canaanite Arabs”
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “In everything regarding the Jews, the sons of Israel, and Jerusalem, the Jews are the members of a religion who come from all of the nations in the world, and are under no circumstances an independent nation... Most of them...”
Jul 29, 2017
Op-ed in PA daily fabricates history, claiming Palestinians are descendants of the biblical Canaanites
Excerpt of an op-ed by Dr. Maysoun Al-Mazin, an author and researcher of international relations “The Palestinian people: An ancient people with an old and well-rooted presence in the Middle East region, whose roots go back to its ancient Canaanite ancestors (sic., no such connection has been...”
Jul 27, 2017
Abbas’ advisor: “Hebron - which the Arab Canaanites built more than 5,500 years ago… is a Palestinian city”
Official PA TV, broadcast of Friday sermon by Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash at the PA presidential headquarters mosque; in the audience: PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, PLO Executive Committee member Mahmoud Ismail Supreme Shari’ah...
Jul 14, 2017
PA TV: Jews are “evil... satans," Palestinians descend from Canaanites
Official PA TV narrator of "Palestine This Morning": "Palestine - the nearest point between heaven and earth, and the craving of the [Israeli] invaders. The world has been filled with their evil, and these satans have caused devastating corruption through the land of love and peace... The seed of..."
Jul 6, 2017
PLO invents Palestinian history, denies Jewish history: “Our people has lived for thousands of years, Israel has no connection”
Headline: "The National Council: The international community must demand an accounting from Israel" "The Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) said in a notice that it published today (June 4, 2017) for the passing of 50 years since the Naksa (i.e., "the setback,"..."
Jun 4, 2017
Official PA radio broadcast song presenting Israelis cities Jaffa and Haifa as Palestinian – “my land”
Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, broadcast of song “Step On It” Palestinian singer Ammar Hassan: “Step on it, look at my eyes, how they are sad, I am uprooted, I am exiled, I am Palestinian, Take me to Haifa and to Jaffa, and turn towards my grandfather's home, Let me see my land,...”
Apr 30, 2017