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Senior Fatah official: "Hitler wasn't morally corrupt, he was daring"
Fatah Central Committee Member Tawfiq Tirawi: "There is a difference between an officer's discipline and loyalty to a leader. The leader could be morally corrupt." Ma'an host: "And how would you know?" Fatah Central Committee Member Tawfiq Tirawi: "You have to know. Is there anyone who does not..."
Jan 19, 2016
Fatah official: Fatah found “the appropriate method of struggle for each stage” and “turned to armed struggle at the appropriate time”
Headline: “Tirawi: Fatah continues to invent new methods to restore our people’s rights” “Fatah Central Committee member [and former head of the PA General Intelligence] Tawfiq Tirawi, said that Fatah has used all methods of struggle to restore our people’s rights. In an interview with Radio...”
Dec 31, 2015
Collection of items honoring Samir Kuntar, "heroic" murderer of 4
Samir Kuntar was a Lebanese terrorist who in 1969 infiltrated Israel and murdered four Israelis. Kuntar murdered his youngest victim, four-year-old Einat Haran, by repeatedly smashing her head with his rifle butt. After being released from Israeli prison in 2006, Kuntar joined Hezbollah and was...
Dec 23, 2015
Fatah official: Jesus was the “first Palestinian Martyr”
Text posted on Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi’s Facebook page on Dec. 22, 2015 Posted text: “This year in Jerusalem, the spirit of Muhammad, the true Arab Prophet, sent to all mankind, and the spirit of Jesus, the first Palestinian Martyr (Shahid) and carrier of the message of peace,...”
Dec 22, 2015
Fatah official: Palestinians support Martyrdom-death and wish to kill “Zionists”
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “The Palestinian by nature and education feels a sense of belonging to the land and the homeland. Listen, my son is two years and ten months old. Yesterday, he sang to his mother: ‘Escort the Martyr to his wedding.’ He doesn’t know the meaning of...”
Oct 27, 2015
Fatah member calls for a fund to support rock throwers in Jerusalem
Headline: “Tirawi: ‘We must come out against the Israeli plan in Jerusalem and support its residents’ resolve’” “Fatah Central Committee member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Al-Istiqlal University Tawfiq Tirawi, stated that the occupation government is trying to establish facts on the...”
Sep 21, 2015
PA Prime Minister to students: "Israel's plan to divide Al-Aqsa will not pass", holds certificate with map that includes the PA areas and Israel
Headline: “Hamdallah: ‘Israel’s plan to divide the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] will not pass, and we will not concede one speck of land in Jerusalem’” “PA Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah stated: ‘In the name of the Palestinian leadership, led by Mahmoud Abbas, I emphasize that we will not concede one speck...”
Sep 20, 2015
Fatah official: We have right to fight Israel “through all means,” but “for each method of resistance there is a right time”
Ma’an TV The Ninth Program Fatah Central Committee Member Tawfiq Tirawi: “In the Fatah political program of the Sixth Conference [in 2009]… it says liberation of the lands and resisting the occupation through all means of resistance. We haven’t omitted any type of resistance. However, we know that...”
Feb 11, 2015
Fatah official: “Jesus, the first Palestinian”
Text posted on the Facebook page of Tawfiq Tirawi, member of Fatah Central Committee. "We wish our united Palestinian people a new Christmas that will herald liberty, as did Jesus, the first Palestinian, peace be upon him." Click to view bulletin
Dec 24, 2014
Fatah official implies that Fatah’s real goal is for all of Israel to become “Palestine”
“Name me one thing we have given up on. Did we give up on the refugees? Did we give up on Jerusalem? Who is leading the actions in Jerusalem? Fatah and the PLO framework, irrespectively of the sizes [of the PLO factions]. Did we give up on the borders? Did we give up on our territories in the...”
Dec 11, 2014
Fatah official: Fatah led the Intifada, "no one else"
Fatah Central Committee member, Tawfiq Tirawi: "We are [dealing] with politics. We are all self-sacrificing fighters and have fought in the armed struggle. We found that, in view of the conditions in the Arab [world] and internationally, we might not be able to obtain a [Palestinian] state for our..."
Dec 11, 2014
PA forces led the Intifada
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “I was the head of the [General] Intelligence [Services], and in the West Bank was my brother Jibril Rajoub… Honored brother: The commanders of the security establishment, our officers and soldiers are the ones who led the Tunnel Intifada (i.e., the...”
Dec 11, 2014
Fatah official: Fatah led the second Intifada and is leading the Jerusalem Intifada
Sky News Arabic program The Night Talk hosted former head of the PA General Intelligence and Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi and former Israeli diplomat Meir Cohen. Sky News Arabic host: “Is it the security coordination between the [Palestinian] Authority and Israel that is...”
Dec 11, 2014
Fatah official: Ziad Abu Ein was “assassinated and murdered in cold blood”
“Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi said that Abu Ein had been assassinated and murdered in cold blood. He added: ‘Our entire people and its leadership are potential Martyrs (Shahids) in resisting the occupation, and the [current] stage demands that we all form a unified rank...”
Dec 10, 2014
Fatah official: "Arafat was poisoned and murdered by Israel"
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. Tawfiq Tirawi: “The security reports, the circumstances and the security evidence in our possession – we will continue the investigation, because all these data lead to the conclusion that President...”
Nov 10, 2014
Fatah leader calls to destroy Israel "from the river to the sea!"
"O our free people of resolve and sacrifice in Gaza, you are more honored than us all... We remain committed to the promise: freedom, independence, and driving out the occupier from the entire pure land, from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea. Long live free Gaza! Your brother, Tawfiq..."
Aug 5, 2014
Fatah official: "The big explosion is coming"
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: "These are small explosions, which happen occasionally, but the big explosion is coming. The big explosion is coming. After the big explosion, no one will know where it will lead and what its results will be...It is legal to use all means – to shoot,..."
Jul 24, 2014
Fatah official calls for one-state solution: Replace Israel with a Muslim state
The independent Palestinian radio Ajyal interviewed Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “In my opinion, the two-state solution has come to an end – and the one who ended it is Israel. Since the Algiers Convention [of 1988] (at which the...”
May 6, 2014
Fatah official: "The [PA] Security Forces are the ones who led the second Intifada"
The Palestine Today Channel interviewed Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “We and Hamas – it’s true we are political rivals, but our goal is one, and our enemy is one. Everyone must understand that the enemy of all the groups of the...”
May 6, 2014
Fatah official: The PA led the second Intifada
Fatah Central Committee member, Tawfiq Tirawi: "The [PA] Security Forces were the ones that led the second Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005), and, before that, the Tunnel Intifada (3 days of riots in 1996). Today, there are over 300 or 400 Palestinian officers from all the Security..."
May 5, 2014
Fatah leader calls for future without Israel: Haifa, Jaffa, and Acre will all be part of Palestine
"Our people, people of Gaza, Gaza of resolve, of nobleness and struggle: Your freedom is near. Our prisoners' freedom and your freedom are also near, Allah willing. You will return to the bosom of legitimacy, to the bosom of the homeland, which is represented by [the] Gaza [Strip] and the [West]..."
Apr 20, 2014
Fatah official: "Haifa, Jaffa, Acre... it is all Palestine"
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: "Our people, people of Gaza, Gaza of resolve, of nobleness and struggle: Your freedom is near. Our prisoners' freedom and your freedom are also near, Allah willing. You will return to the bosom of legitimacy, to the bosom of the homeland, which is..."
Apr 20, 2014
Fatah official: Unless Israel releases all terrorist prisoners, "there will be no peace"
“Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi emphasized that there will be no peace unless all the Palestinian prisoners are released from the occupation prisons. He added: ‘We will not forsake a single foot of the land of Palestine – all of Palestine – and no one has the right to prevent any...”
Apr 15, 2014
Fatah official: "Two-state solution does not exist... Return to the option of one Palestine from the river to the sea"
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “I repeat my humble opinion once again: I’m telling you that the two-state solution does not exist. The two-state solution does not exist. The two-state solution is over. We must return to the option of one Palestine from the [Jordan] River to the...”
Apr 2, 2014
Fatah official: “The rifle is here, and it can go off at any moment”
"A national enterprise cannot succeed without the National Liberation Movement, Fatah. We in this movement have not cast down the rifle and have not let go of the rifle. The rifle is here! The method of struggle we are adopting now (i.e., negotiations) is [only] one of the methods of struggle. But..."
Mar 17, 2014