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PLO delegation to Syria “emphasized... the constant cooperation between the two leaderships”; Syrian deputy FM: “Israel stands behind all the destruction, killing, and bloodshed on Syrian land”
Headline: “A PLO delegation meet with the Syrian deputy foreign minister” “A PLO delegation led by PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad met yesterday [July 23, 2019] with Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad in the Syrian Foreign Ministry...”
Jul 24, 2019
PLO official in Lebanon: “We all reject the Zionist dream to establish greater Israel from the Euphrates [River] to the Nile [River];” Israel and US’ goal is “the elimination of the Palestinian cause”
"The American-Israeli plot – whose goal is the elimination of the Palestinian cause and the establishment of greater Israel..."
Jul 3, 2019
Abbas in letter to Putin: Israeli “pay-for-slay” law is meant to prevent PA from “fulfilling its obligations to the families of the prisoners and Martyrs, who struggled for the freedom of their people… and who are worthy of all aid”
“PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Movement Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad received Russian Ambassador to the State of Palestine Aydar Aganin at his office in Ramallah yesterday [Feb. 23, 2019]. Al-Ahmad gave the Russian ambassador a written letter from [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas...”
Feb 24, 2019
Fatah official in Syria: “The forms of the struggle are many, as it is not only the rifle but also popular struggle, armed struggle, negotiations, and diplomatic activity”, Syria has “recovered and defeated terrorism”
“The Syrian branch of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement ‘Fatah’ held a central rally for the 54th anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) of the modern Palestinian revolution… in Damascus, the capital of Syria. A PLO delegation led by PLO Executive Committee member, Fatah Movement Central...”
Jan 13, 2019
Fatah officials: "Jesus was the first Palestinian"
"Dozens of members of our people lit the Christmas tree last night [Dec. 19, 2018] in the village of Khan Al-Ahmar (a site where Palestinian Bedouins illegally erected dwellings; see note below –Ed.), east of occupied Jerusalem. PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Central Committee member..."
Dec 20, 2018
Fatah and PA officials welcome and glorify newly released terrorists
“The Israeli occupation authorities yesterday [Nov. 29, 2018] released the two youth Shadi Farah and Ahmed Al-Zaatari (i.e., terrorists, arrested for planning a stabbing attack), age 15, after they finished serving a 3-year prison sentence. At the press conference that was held opposite the Martyr...”
Nov 30, 2018
Fatah official praises the Syrian army on its recent “victories”
Headline: "Al-Ahmad praised the Syrian army's victories against 'terror'" "Fatah Movement Central Committee member, PLO Executive Committee member, [and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah)] Azzam Al-Ahmad praised the victories that the Syrian Arab army and its..."
Jul 11, 2018
PLO and Fatah official: Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money is “stealing”
Headline: "Al-Ahmad demanded that the Arab states fulfill their commitments to the Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds foundations" "PLO Executive Committee member, Fatah Central Committee member, [and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah)] Azzam Al-Ahmad demanded that the Arab..."
Jul 6, 2018
PLO official denies PNF has stopped allocating money to PFLP terror organization
Headline: “Al-Ahmad: This is the truth about the allocation to the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] and Fatah’s meeting with the [PA] government” “PLO Executive Committee member [and Fatah Central Committee member] Azzam Al-Ahmad denied that the allocation from the Palestinian...”
Jun 17, 2018
Fatah official: “Let them stop all of the aid to us, we will not sell the family of a prisoner or Martyr”
“[Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of National Relations, and Fatah Commissioner for Relations with Lebanon Azzam] Al-Ahmad said: ‘Our people’s struggle is not merchandise that is sold and bought, it is a legitimate struggle guaranteed by the international conventions for the...”
Mar 28, 2018
Fatah official: US threats to cut aid to the PA are “extortionist”
Headline: "Azzam Al-Ahmad: The PA will not be dismantled and the battle is open against the Trump administration" "Fatah Movement Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad said that the American administration is planning to take a series of steps in order to pressure the PA, among them stopping the..."
Dec 25, 2017
Fatah official: Britain must correct “historical mistake” of the Balfour Declaration
“Fatah Central Committee member and the [Fatah] Movement’s Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah) Azzam Al-Ahmad briefed British Consul-General [to Jerusalem] Philip Hall and Italian Consul General Fabio Sokolowicz on the latest political developments regarding the...”
Oct 26, 2017
PLO official: Balfour Declaration was “historical mistake” that Britain should correct, Israel commits terror against Palestinians
Headline: “Al-Ahmad calls on the Inter-Parliamentary Union to help our people’s struggle to end the occupation and to complete the recognition of the State of Palestine” “In his speech before the Inter-Parliamentary Union general assembly yesterday [Oct. 17, 2017], [Palestinian National Council...”
Oct 18, 2017
Fatah official: "Armed struggle" remains a Fatah principle
Official PA TV News, on reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas, with Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah) Azzam Al-Ahmad. Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations Azzam Al-Ahmad: "It is..."
Oct 9, 2017
Fatah official: The PA government is trying to take over the PA parliament
Headline: "Al-Ahmad: We are an authority lacking sovereignty, and the [PA] government is striving to be an alternative to the PA Parliament" "Head of the Fatah parliamentary faction, [Fatah Central Committee member, and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah)] Azzam..."
Sep 11, 2017
Fatah official in response to terror attack on the Temple Mount: “It is the right of the Palestinian people to carry out all types of resistance according to the existing conditions”
Headline: “Al-Ahmad: Netanyahu is taking advantage of every incident to carry out acts of violence, and the resistance in all its forms is a right of the Palestinians”
Jul 15, 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
Fatah official: If the US embassy is moved, the PA will revoke its recognition of Israel, escalate “the peaceful popular resistance”
"Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad said… regarding the transfer of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Al-Ahmad said: 'The Palestinian leadership has 19 clauses for dealing with any political step that the US and Israel are liable to take.' He revealed that the first of..."
Jan 25, 2017