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Head of Palestinian Football Association: Football league is in danger
Official PA TV News Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub: "There was no choice but to hold this meeting in order to discuss the future prospects and to act to provide the minimum that can be fuel for the continuation of the league..."
Aug 3, 2019
PA daily op-ed accusing FIFA of pro-Israel bias refers to PMW report against Fatah official Rajoub
Excerpt of op-ed by Issam Khaledi Headline: "Will FIFA led by Infantino publicly state its absolute collusion with Israel?" "The international football association (FIFA) recently committed during a conference under US auspices that was held in Bahrain (i.e., refers to conference in June 2019..."
Jul 14, 2019
Summer camp in Tulkarem named after terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who led murder of 37; PA governor passes Abbas' blessings to camp participants
"He pointed out Martyr Dalal Mughrabi’s position in the struggle and the revolution, which has been planted in the memory of every Palestinian, while recalling her death as a Martyr in 1978"
Jul 11, 2019
Head of Palestinian Football Association writes letter to FIFA head asking him not to attend Bahrain economic workshop
Headline: "Rajoub demands that Infantino not participate in the Bahrain conference" "Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub sent a letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino following the latter's decision to participate in the workshop..."
Jun 26, 2019
Top PA official Rajoub who forbids Palestinians to participate in sporting events with Israelis: Sports is “a bridge of love and connection with the international community"
Rajoub who forbids sports between Israelis and Palestinians: Sports is “a bridge of love and connection with the international community"
Jun 6, 2019
Fatah official demands that “the Arab and Islamic states cease every form of normalization with Israel in the field of sports”
Headline: “Rajoub demands that the Arab and Islamic states cease all forms of normalization with Israel in the field of sports, as long as it does not honor the Olympic Charter and does not recognize the Palestinian athletes’ right to move [about freely]” “Chairman of the [PLO] Supreme Council for...”
Apr 29, 2019
Fatah official warns of “unprecedented Israeli escalation in settlement, terror, daily invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the seizure of the tax money… we will not sell the prisoners, the Martyrs, Jerusalem, or independence for money”
Headline: “Rajoub briefed Aboul Gheit and Shukri on the recent Palestinian developments” “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub briefed Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on the recent developments in the situation, and particularly on the political developments in...”
Feb 22, 2019
Fatah official: Caring for terrorist prisoners is a “sacred obligation,” whose salaries will be harmed “under no circumstances”
“Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub emphasized in a press statement yesterday [Dec. 3, 2018] that Fatah and its leadership, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, views the prisoners’ cause, their release, and the care for them and their families as a national responsibility and...”
Dec 4, 2018
Fatah official: salaries to terrorists and their families a “national responsibility and sacred obligation,” there will be “no harm… to the salaries”
Official PA TV News, on Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub emphasizing Fatah’s commitment to paying terrorist prisoners’ salaries Official PA TV newsreader: “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub emphasized that Fatah and the leadership headed by [PA] President...”
Dec 4, 2018
Israelis are Neo-Nazis, Netanyahu a terrorist and Trump feeble-minded, according to Fatah official
Jibril Rajoub: "Next year we will celebrate with you in Jerusalem, which will be the capital of the independent Palestinian state despite the terrorist Netanyahu, and that feeble minded one called Trump..."
Nov 22, 2018
Op-ed in PA daily asks PMW to pass on threat to Israeli Minister of Public Security
Op-ed in the sports section of the official PA daily by Abd Al-Fattah Arar "Extremist Israeli Minister [of Public Security] Gilad Erdan sent the International Olympic Committee a letter that testifies to the extent of their hate, and in it he demanded to freeze Chairman of the Palestine Olympic..."
Oct 5, 2018
Rajoub: PMW's director is "the Goebbels of the 21st century"
Speech by Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub at a press conference on Sept. 3, 2018, on the sanctions FIFA imposed on him Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association and Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: "First of..."
Sep 3, 2018
PA: FIFA suspended Rajoub because of “claims by… Palestinian Media Watch”
Official PA TV host: "The [Palestinian Football] Association pointed out that the [FIFA] Disciplinary Committee based its decision [to suspend Jibril Rajoub] on claims by organizations of settlers in the occupied territories who call themselves Palestinian Media Watch." [Official PA TV, Pal Sport,...
Sep 1, 2018
Article in official PA daily condemns FIFA suspension of Jibril Rajoub, saying it’s “part of the war that the Israeli occupation is leading against our Palestinian sport”
Headline: "Even FIFA acts in cooperation with the occupation and closes its eyes to [the occupation's] crimes" "FIFA's politically biased decision, under pressure from ‘the Zionist lobby,' to ban Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] General Jibril..."
Aug 29, 2018
The Palestinian Football Association condemns FIFA suspension of its Chairman, Jibril Rajoub, calling it a “racist, fascist, and miserable decision”
Headline: "Prominent figures in the field of sports condemn FIFA's decision against Rajoub and launch a Donate a Dollar campaign" "The [Amwaj independent radio station's] bureau of information said that the [Palestinian Football] Association announced that it condemns the punishment imposed on..."
Aug 27, 2018
Fatah: FIFA suspension of Rajoub is an “unfair decision that is biased… politicized, and not based on proper and clear legal principles and foundations”
Headline: "Fatah: FIFA's decision against Rajoub is cruel and politically biased" "The Fatah Movement opposed the FIFA decision against Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub (refers to FIFA sanctions against Rajoub for inciting hatred..."
Aug 27, 2018
PLO Chief Negotiator condemns FIFA decision to suspend Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub
Headline: "Erekat condemns FIFA’s decision against Rajoub and calls on it to reexamine it" "Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, [Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator] Saeb Erekat condemned the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decision against [Chairman of the Palestinian..."
Aug 25, 2018
Palestinian Football Association blames PMW for Rajoub's suspension from FIFA
“From the first moment that the FIFA Disciplinary Committee launched a series of proceedings on May 29, 2018, at the request of the Israel Football Association and one of the Israeli extremist right-wing organizations [PMW], it was clear to us that there is a deliberate intent to ban Palestinian...”
Aug 24, 2018