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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
Fatah official: Use violence at the right time; recognizing Israel was a mistake and should be retracted
Fatah Central Committee Member Tawfiq Tirawi: “When there are negotiations, the negotiations need leverage. Leverage on the ground for negotiations [can be] armed resistance, popular resistance, civil disobedience against the occupation, appeals to the UN, etc. You have to use all forms of struggle...”
Oct 13, 2013
Fatah official: PA state will be “from the [Jordan] River to the Mediterranean Sea”
Headline: “Tirawi: ‘We will have a Palestinian state from the [Jordan] river to the Mediterranean Sea’” “Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi attended a ceremony in appreciation of the prisoners’ families and a reception for new students, held yesterday [Oct. 8, 2013] by the student council...”
Oct 9, 2013
Fatah official: “We will pass [this conflict] on to our children and our children’s children”
Member of Fatah Central Committee Tawfiq Tirawi was interviewed by Al-Manar TV (Hezbollah). Tawfiq Tirawi: “Our conflict with this occupation is a conflict that has continued since 1917, since the Balfour promise (i.e., Balfour Declaration). I’m telling you, and trust me, it’s been passed from...”
Sep 14, 2013
PA celebration under Abbas auspices honors released murderers
“Yesterday [Aug. 18, 2013] the Jenin District and official dignitaries held a celebration under the auspices of President Mahmoud Abbas for the district’s released prisoners. The district held the celebration in honor of three prisoners who were released from occupation prisons: Yusuf Arshid, Taher...”
Aug 19, 2013
PA and Fatah officials visit and congratulate murderers who were released from prison
Headline: “A delegation of senior Fatah officials conveyed greetings to released prisoners in Nablus and Jenin” “In a speech he made at a reception ceremony in honor of the released prisoners that was held yesterday [Aug. 16, 2013]… in Nablus and that was attended by Fatah Central Committee Member...”
Aug 17, 2013
Fatah official: I "oppose negotiations"
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Al-Tirawi: "The other point I would like to say is that the Israelis say that Beit El and Ma'ale Adumim are Israeli areas, but we also haven't forgotten that Haifa, Jaffa, Acre and Nazareth are Palestinian and will remain Palestinian forever." Click to view...
Aug 13, 2013
Sports tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad was attended by Fatah officials
Headline: “The Boxing Association ends the Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad Tournament with great success.” “With huge success and excellent organization, the events of the third classification tournament for youth and men, the ‘Martyr Abu Jihad Tournament’, organized by the Palestinian Boxing...”
Apr 22, 2012
Fatah official glorifies terrorist killers as “great leaders”
"Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi said: 'Our great leaders of the revolution, Yasser Arafat, Abu Iyad, Abu Jihad, Abu Ali Mustafa, and the other great leaders who died as Martyrs (Shahids), passed the flag on to us without foregoing their land and their cause. We shall remain loyal to..."
Apr 15, 2012
Fatah officials attend closing ceremony for camp named after terrorist Abu Iyad
"Yesterday a concluding ceremony was held at Al-Istiqlal University [in Jericho] for participants in the first Martyr Salah Khalaf Abu Iyad Winter Camp, held at the university over three days, in cooperation with the Student Union Council and [Fatah’s] Student’s Shabiba movement from the Palestine..."
Feb 6, 2012
Speech delivered in Abbas’ name glorifies terrorist Abu Iyad and calls on Palestinians to follow the path of Martyrs
Headline: "In speech delivered in Jericho on behalf of the President [Abbas], on the anniversary of the Martyr death of the commanders Abu Iyad, Abu Al-Hol and Abu Muhammad - Bseiso: The revolution will continue until victory and the establishment of the independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem..."
Jan 15, 2012
Member of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfiq Tirawi: Israel spreads drugs in Jerusalem
PA TV program Topic of the Day focuses on the 47th anniversary of the establishment of Fatah. The program hosts members of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfiq Tirawi and Jamal Muhaisen. Tirawi addresses the situation in Jerusalem: Tirawi: "Israel has disseminated drugs among Jerusalemites; it has..."
Dec 31, 2011
Fatah Central Committee member: "The US is the principal enemy of the Palestinian people"
Headline: "Tirawi: US is the principal enemy of our people because it supports Israel's oppression of us" "The [Fatah] Shabiba student movement at Al-Quds Open [University] in Hebron held a gathering yesterday, 'Reception for new students and renewal of the oath of loyalty to President Mahmoud..."
Oct 9, 2011
Fatah official Tirawi: “Fatah has not cast aside the rifle”
"Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi said… in a speech which he delivered [at a gathering, 'Welcoming the new students and renewing the oath of loyalty to President Mahmoud Abbas – gathering [in support] of the state no. 194', at Al-Quds Open University in Hebron] on behalf of the Fatah..."
Oct 9, 2011
Fatah official Tirawi: Fatah won’t throw down the rifle
"The [Fatah] Shabiba student movement at the Al-Quds Open University held a gathering today, 'Welcoming the new students and renewing the oath of loyalty to President Mahmoud Abbas – gathering [in support] of the state no. 194'. Present at the gathering were Fatah Central Committee members Abbas..."
Oct 8, 2011
Fatah Central Committee member: Palestinians have been in Israel “for tens of thousands of years”
"Member of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfiq Tirawi, said that the speech by President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN was a historical [speech] par excellence, expressing the full tragedy of the Palestinian people, from 1948 until today, and presented the Palestinians' demands with regard to..."
Sep 24, 2011
Member of Fatah Central Committee Tirawi: Fatah “will never hand over its weapons”
Headline: "… Tirawi in Jenin and Hebron: We will overcome the occupation through unity and the building of institutions, just as we overcame the Nakba (i.e., term used by Palestinians to refer to the establishment of the State of Israel) through knowledge, and [overcame] the remission (reference to..."
Aug 26, 2011
Fatah member: America primary enemy of Palestinians
Headline: "During ceremony honoring veteran prisoners in the occupation's prisons – Tirawi: America is the primary enemy of our people, and Israel is its handmaid" "Member of the Fatah Central Committee Tawfiq Tirawi noted that the USA is the primary enemy of the Palestinian people, and that Israel..."
Jul 22, 2011
Abbas representative expresses “loyalty” to terrorist Abdallah Daoud and to the “struggle”
Headline: “Shahid (Martyr) Abdallah Daoud – struggle, expulsion, siege, and Shahada (Martyrdom)” “At the Shahid (Martyr) Salah Khalaf Center in the Tubas district, a conference of intellectuals was held to mark the anniversary of the Martyrdom of Abdallah Daoud, who was among those expelled from...”
Mar 21, 2011
PA leader condemns US veto at UN and calls for a Day of Rage
Demonstration following US veto of UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements as illegal: “The demonstration (i.e., against Israel’s the security fence) turned into a rally, during which a speech was delivered by Tulkarem District Governor, Talal Dweikat… He called for active...”
Feb 20, 2011