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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
PA official: Abbas has increased budget for prisoners fivefold
“[PA] Deputy Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Ziyad Abu Ein said that the Ministry exists and will not be closed.’ He went on and said: ‘I am surprised by and condemn all the noise [being made] around the Ministry of Prisoners’ [Affairs], especially since it has not been closed, but [rather], there...”
Jun 2, 2014
Fatah Facebook video: The "triumphant brigades" carried out the second Intifada under Arafat's leadership
An Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades movie named "The Revolutionists of the Land" Narrator: “The heroes Yasser Arafat, Abu Jihad, Abu Iyad, Abu Yusuf Al-Najjar, Kamal Nasser, Kamal Adwan, Abu Sabri, Abu Al-Hol, Abu Ali Shahin and others maintained the campaign against the Zionist enemy everywhere: the...”
May 14, 2014
Official PA daily: Arafat employed 'revolving door' policy of releasing terrorists soon after their arrest
Headline: “The Palestinian-Israeli Negotiations: The Essence of the Solution,” by Adel Abd Al-Rahman, columnist for official PA daily “The occupation forces have turned to the ‘revolving door’ policy,” the policy that Martyr (Shahid) Yasser Arafat established the other way around, when,...
Jan 18, 2014
Fatah official claims active PA involvement in second Intifada
Interview with Fatah Central Committee Member Azzam Al-Ahmad on Jordan TV’s Third Opinion program. Al-Ahmad: “Armed operations serve the negotiations. All freedom movements end up sitting at the negotiating table.” Host: “In other words, you – the Palestinian Authority – don’t oppose armed...”
Dec 27, 2013
PA security forces participated in the Intifada
Hafez Al-Barghouti, former Editor-in Chief of the official PA daily: "It is likely that the wave of criticism being leveled by certain parties against the [PA] security forces is not the ideal way to resist the occupation, since most people active in the resistance came out of those forces,..."
Jan 16, 2013
PA official Nabil Shaath: Arafat knew that a second Intifada would put pressure on Israel
Part of the fourth episode of the 2011 Palestinian-produced documentary “Arafat” was broadcast on PA TV again in January 2013 as an introduction to a PA ceremony. The film states that at Camp David, Arafat was subjected to fourteen days of heavy American-Israeli pressure to abandon Palestinian...
Jan 3, 2013
PA leader Shaath: The PA terror campaign ("second intifada") was planned by Arafat to put pressure on Israel
Narrator: "The Camp David Summit [in 2000] failed, and [US President Bill] Clinton held Arafat responsible for the failure. This was a prelude to very grave events: Ariel Sharon invaded the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem (i.e., the Temple Mount), and the Second Intifada, known as the Al-Aqsa..."
Nov 13, 2011
PA daily: Arafat developed the strategy of kidnapping Israel soldiers, civilians, and settlers
Headline: "Factions and prominent social figures call to maintain the principles and the rights for which Yasser Arafat fought and died as a Shahid (Martyr)" "In the same regard, [released prisoner and expert on prisoners' affairs, Abd Al-Nasser] Farawneh stated that the Martyr Arafat believed in..."
Nov 12, 2011