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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
Fatah official at Abbas event: terrorists are “heroes who made this movement [Fatah] and all of us proud”
Official PA TV Live broadcast a cultural event in support of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, held under the auspices of the Mayor of Jenin. The event was attended by Abbas’ advisor and Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein and Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. Fatah Central...
Feb 11, 2014
Fatah official: Negotiations must be reinforced by “armed struggle”
An interview on Al-Mayadeen TV (Lebanon) with Tawfiq Tirawi, member of Fatah Central Committee: Tirawi: “There is no way a Palestinian state will be established in the West Bank and [the] Gaza [Strip] within the next twenty years... The negotiations are giving us nothing. The only thing that is...”
Jan 23, 2014
Fatah official: Soak the land with blood to “liberate” Jerusalem
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi: “I say, from a position of responsibility, not a centimeter of Jerusalem will be liberated unless every grain of Palestinian soil is soaked in the blood of its brave people. For Jerusalem doesn’t need negotiations, because negotiations will not bring...”
Dec 19, 2013
Fatah official: US, Israel and the Muslim Brotherhood (including Hamas) conspire against the Palestinian cause
Official PA TV Live broadcast the main event marking World Teachers’ Day in Bethlehem. Several PA officials attended the event (according to Facebook page of the Head of Education in Bethlehem): PA Minister of Education Ali Zaidan (Abu Zuhri), Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi, Advisor...
Dec 19, 2013
Abbas representative attends convention paying tribute to released murderer
“The Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions… conducted its elections convention in the Hebron and Jericho Valley region, attended by Dr. Saeb Erekat, who represented the President [Abbas], Member of the Fatah Central Committee Tawfiq Tirawi… At the end of the convention, tribute was paid to...”
Nov 19, 2013
Fatah official mocks Israel for releasing murderers from prison
Member of Fatah Central Committee Abbas Zaki: “Since firing the first shot, we in Fatah have sworn that we are on a journey that will not end unless our nation’s aspirations are achieved: return [of the refugees], an independent state, Jerusalem as the eternal capital of a Palestinian state… It...”
Nov 3, 2013