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Fatah official praises Fatah’s “self-sacrificing fighters,” calls intifadas "battles of honor and heroism which... has brought glory to the nation," “our most important priority is to fight our primary enemy – the occupation”
"Masses from the Nablus district participated yesterday [Jan. 3, 2019] in a central rally to commemorate the 54th anniversary of the outbreak of the modern Palestinian revolution in Al-Shuhada Square in the center of the city… Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] Movement Deputy..."
Palestinian journalist quotes Arafat about Oslo Accords: “I promise you that you will see the Jews fleeing from Palestine like mice fleeing from a sinking ship,” accuses Israel of poisoning Arafat
Article by Abd Al-Bari Atwan, Palestinian journalist and editor of the online newspaper Rai Al-Yawm: “I remember that he [former PLO and PA President Yasser Arafat] took me aside when we left his office in the Jugurtha neighborhood of Tunis – on the pretext of going out for a walk and in order to...”
Sep 13, 2018
PA TV and radio rebroadcast Abbas' 2014 call for violence for the Al-Aqsa Mosque 41 times following US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
On Dec. 6, 2017, the day US President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, official PA radio and TV started rebroadcasting Abbas' 2014 call for violence and rebroadcast it 41 times in the next 4 weeks. Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine - 28 times between Dec. 6, 2017 -...
Apr 3, 2018
Abbas recommended to Arafat to stop PA terror campaign (Second Intifada) because “we wouldn’t achieve anything, and it was a disaster”
Official PA TV program The Philosophy of Patience, on PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ recollections from the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005), aired March 23, 2018, rebroadcast April 2, 2018 PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “After the second Intifada broke out due to Sharon’s visit, I was...”
Apr 2, 2018
PLO official rejects court decision ordering the PA to pay damages to families of Israelis killed in a terror attack that it aided
Headline: “Majdalani: The occupation’s request of financial compensation for the families of three who were killed is unacceptable” “PLO Executive Committee member [and Secretary-General of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF)] Ahmed Majdalani rejected the decision of the Israeli...”
Nov 20, 2017
Fatah official: Abbas, like Arafat, used to support “armed struggle,” but now supports “popular resistance… [but] we have not given up the option of the rifle… the means need to serve the political goal”
Official PA TV host: “I’m returning with you, [Fatah Movement Spokesman] Dr. Osama Al-Qawasmi, to the history of Yasser Arafat.... At the time of the self-sacrificing operations and armed struggle, Yasser Arafat and the Fatah Movement were at the head of the self-sacrificing operations that dealt...”
Nov 10, 2017
Abbas kisses 14-year-old stabber
Picture and text posted on the Facebook page of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas The picture shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas embracing 14-year-old Osama Zaidat who attempted to stab Israeli citizens at a bus stop near Kiryat Arba. Posted text: "[PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas]: The Israeli actions against..."
Mar 5, 2017
Fatah TV broadcasts terror song 72 times in one month: “No force in the world can remove the weapon from my hand”
Lyrics: "From my wounds, my weapon has emerged. O, our revolution, my weapon has emerged There is no force in the world that can remove the weapon from my hand My weapon has emerged. My weapon has emerged." Yasser Arafat: "For our movement, ‘armed struggle’ means taking part in an armed..."
Nov 30, 2016
Red Cross cuts funding for second monthly visit for families of prisoners; PA will cover cost instead
Headline: "Fares: The president signed on covering the expenses of the second monthly visit of prisoners' relatives" "Chairman of the [PA-funded] Palestinian Prisoners' Club Qadura Fares revealed that [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas signed a resolution to cover the costs of the second monthly visit of..."
Aug 9, 2016
PLO official reaffirms Palestinian commitment to "struggle in all its forms;" currently, Abbas has declared "peaceful popular resistance"
Official PA TV program To Palestine, hosting Secretary-General of the Palestinian Arab Front and PLO Executive Committee member Jamil Shehadeh Jamil Shehadeh: “The message needs to be clear to the occupation: The Palestinian people is determined to continue the struggle in all its forms until the...”
Apr 18, 2016
Abbas advisor justifies Palestinian violence against Israelis: It is like Texas where it is a "right" "to kill any armed person who intrudes on his land"
“[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein… said that most of the Palestinian political forces are participating in the popular uprising, but emphasized that the Fatah movement is the largest force and primary one advancing it... Abu Al-Einein...”
Nov 20, 2015
Tulkarem governor honors Palestinian arch-terrorists at Fatah event celebrating Arafat
Headline: “Crowds in Tulkarem mark the 11th anniversary of Arafat’s death as a Martyr” “Crowds in Tulkarem marked the 11th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of the founding leader Yasser Arafat, in a rally organized by the Tulkarem branch of the Fatah movement at the Palestine Technical...”
Nov 12, 2015
PA daily praises Arafat’s talent at manipulating and utilizing the media in Palestinian favor, presented suicide bombings as “liberation”
Headline: “The media was a tool like a rifle in Yasser Arafat’s life” “’If the Elder (i.e., Yasser Arafat) had been alive, the Arab and international media would be loud and raging from the pictures of violation and crime carried out against the boy Ahmad Manasrah (i.e., young Palestinian terrorist...”
Nov 11, 2015
PA Security Forces spokesman condemns Hamas for “slandering” PA by implying it collaborated with Israel’s arrest of killers of an Israeli couple
“Official spokesman of the PA Security Forces [and General Political Commissioner] Adnan Al-Damiri condemned the notice of the Hamas movement on the topic of the arrest of the cell that carried out the 'Itamar operation' (i.e., terror attack in which 2 Israelis were shot to death) and the lies,...”
Oct 7, 2015
Fatah claims responsibility for murder of young Israeli couple in front of their children
Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul posted: “The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement Fatah, accepted responsibility for the Itamar operation (i.e., murder of Eitam and Naama Henkin), carried out against settlers, leading to their...”
Oct 1, 2015
Fatah official cites 2nd Intifada as model to confront Israel “against recurring invasions” at Al-Aqsa Mosque
"Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad, called on our people and the factions of the national activity to go out against the recurring invasions of the first direction of prayer and the third [holiest] Islamic sanctuary (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Mosque) by the occupation's forces and settler herds..."
Sep 28, 2015
Abbas' spokesman: "East Jerusalem and the places holy to Islam and Christianity are a red line and we will not sit idly by"
Headline: "The occupation and its extremists treat Al-Aqsa as they please. The president [Abbas]: 'We will not sit idly by in the face of these attacks'" "The official spokesman of [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] Nabil Abu Rudeina stated: 'We strongly condemn the occupation's army and police..."
Sep 14, 2015
PA TV broadcast from cemetery includes poster with map erasing Israel and poster commemorating terrorist Dalal Mughrabi
Official PA TV program One Day We will Return from the Al-Badawi Refugee camp in Lebanon First image shows a map of Israel in a cemetery with pictures of “the Martyrs” (Shahids) of Fatah, among them terrorists Abu Jihad and Abu Iyad. Second image shows a cemetery with pictures of Yasser Arafat and...
Jul 12, 2015
PA official: Arafat provided medical insurance for Fatah fighters
Official Palestinian TV program A Nation is Built. Haidar Ibrahim, past Deputy Minister of Minstry of Labor: “First of all, we want medical insurance [for workers]. There are workers who can’t pay for a loaf of bread. It’s already been a year or two [that the insurance has been halted]. President...”
Jun 1, 2015
Abbas: US Senate holds PA responsible for incitement and has recommended freezing aid
Official PA TV broadcast a speech by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the Arab League’s Council of Foreign Ministers. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “Unfortunately, the US Senate has recommended freezing its aid to the Palestinian Authority. They have held me personally responsible for the recent violence...”
Nov 29, 2014
Arafat initiated the PA practice of paying salaries to imprisoned Palestinian terrorists
Official PA TV News report on the weekly demonstration near the central headquarters of the Red Crescent in Gaza, at which families of the prisoners honored Yasser Arafat on the anniversary of his death. Muwaffaq Hamid of the Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs: “These...”
Nov 10, 2014
PA daily: Abbas' speech constituted "clear and visible support for resistance, and as a call for rage against the occupation"
Headline: “Two decisive backings of the president: Support for resistance and the declaration of victory” “President Mahmoud Abbas has turned to our people a number of times since the beginning of the [Israeli] aggression against the Gaza Strip. Each time he added something new to the chain of...”
Aug 28, 2014
Abbas promotes violence quoting Quran: "Permission [to fight] has been given to those who are being fought"
Abbas' quoting the Quran at the end of this speech - “Permission [to fight] has been given to those who are being fought, because they were wronged. And indeed, Allah is competent to give them victory” - was interpreted by his constituents as a sign to take to the streets. This speech sparked...
Jul 22, 2014