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PA, PLO officials praise UN vote against recognizing Hamas as a terror organization: A “rejection of the methods of hegemony, arrogance, and assistance to the occupation that the American administration is carrying out in order to falsify the facts”
"The PLO, the [PA] government, and the factions yesterday [Dec. 7, 2018] welcomed the results of the vote in the UN against the American proposal to condemn the Hamas Movement… PLO Executive Committee member [and Head of the PLO Department of Diplomacy and Public Policy] Dr. Hanan Ashrawi welcomed..."
Dec 8, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily: Hamas is carrying out a “legitimate struggle,” failed US sponsored resolution declaring Hamas a terror organization heralds Trump’s disgrace and Netanyahu’s fall
Excerpt of op-ed by Yahya Rabah, a columnist for the official PA daily and member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza "And thus the day of the vote at the UN General Assembly on the American proposed resolution, which is 100% in Israel's favor, arrived. The Palestinian leadership invested a..."
Dec 8, 2018
Fatah official: “Our disagreement [with Hamas] is internal, but under no circumstances will we agree to Hamas being condemned [as a terror organization]”
Video and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy] Muhammad Shtayyeh: Fatah will not agree to any Palestinian being defined as a terrorist. #Palestine #Jerusalem #The_Fatah_Movement...”
Dec 2, 2018
Fatah spokesman: We “firmly oppose the American-Israeli attempts to denounce Hamas as terrorist at the UN”
Headline: “The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on an American resolution proposal condemning Hamas – Al-Qawasmi: We oppose the denunciation of any Palestinian as a terrorist” “[Fatah] Revolutionary Council member and [Official Fatah] Movement Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi said: ‘Despite all...”
Dec 2, 2018
Fatah official: “If Hamas, which is involved in resistance, is considered a terrorist movement, this means that all groups of the Palestinian people are involved in terrorism”
Headline: “Prominent senior Fatah official: Hamas is part of us and we are part of it, we will not abandon it to fight alone on the front line” “Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki said: ‘The proposed American resolution, which...”
Dec 2, 2018
Fatah official defends Hamas against US resolution submitted to the UN condemning Hamas and recognizing it as a terrorist organization
Headline: “Al-Sheikh: The wording of the resolution that the US submitted to the UN condemning Hamas is rejected out of hand” “Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Head of Civil Affairs in the PA] Hussein Al-Sheikh said today, Thursday [Nov. 29, 2018], that the wording of the resolution...”
Dec 1, 2018
Fatah official condemns US-led anti-Hamas resolution; says Fatah "opposes making any accusation of terror against Palestinians in any form;" condemns Arab countries’ normalization with Israel
“Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy] Muhammad Shtayyeh said two days ago [Nov. 19, 2018] that Fatah is ready for a full national reconciliation [with Hamas]… He emphasized that the Palestinian position, which opposes the so-called ‘deal of the...”
Nov 21, 2018
Abbas' advisor accuses Hamas of collaborating with Israel and the US
Official PA TV Friday sermon from the mosque at former PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat’s grave in Ramallah Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash: "You [Hamas] are serving..."
Oct 5, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily accuses Hamas of “sacrificing members of our people, the children and the young people”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Hamas maneuvers and the sponsor [Egypt] is broiled in the sun" "Every civilian and person that follows the [Hamas-Fatah] reconciliation process can see that the Hamas Movement always finds false..."
Sep 30, 2018
Fatah criticizes Israel for its “mechanism of violence and oppression” during the March of Return in Gaza, eulogizes “unarmed” participants killed by Israel
Headline: "Fatah: The occupation's crimes cannot pass without punishment" "The Fatah Movement emphasized that the occupation's crimes against the unarmed members of our people in the Gaza Strip cannot pass without punishment. The movement emphasized in a statement by [Fatah] Spokesperson Atef Abu..."
Sep 30, 2018
Host on official PA TV says that unlike Abbas “who has no agenda other than Palestine,” Hamas is “selling its soul to the devil”
Official PA TV program From Cairo, hosting Egyptian Parliament Member and journalist Mustafa Bakri Official PA TV host: “We must not compare what is being done by [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] who has no agenda other than Palestine and the land of Palestine, and [what is being done by] another...”
Sep 24, 2018
PLO official: Hamas is changing the goals of the March of Return “to favor the personal party agendas that have no connection to the right of return”
Headline: "Al-Zaq: Hamas is acting to distort the idea of the peaceful popular struggle" "National Activity Council Secretary, [Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) political bureau member, and Secretary of the PPSF in Gaza] Mahmoud Al-Zaq said that the Hamas Movement is acting to distort the..."
Sep 23, 2018
Fatah official: Hamas is attempting “to cover its inability to manage the affairs of our residents in Gaza”
“The Fatah Movement expressed its strong condemnation and rejection of Hamas Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri’s statements, which included a series of lies and deceptions that harm our people’s unity, its struggle, and its national project. Head of the [Fatah] Mobilization and Organization Commission’s...”
Sep 21, 2018
Video broadcast on official PA TV accuses Hamas of being “The one who is punishing Gaza”
Official PA TV, filler on Hamas Visual: Images are shown of armed Hamas forces in Gaza, including images of Hamas members suppressing protests with force. Text on screen: “The one who is punishing Gaza Is the one that is ruling it with iron and fire And the sun of truth Will not be covered by False...”
Sep 13, 2018
Editorial in PA daily attacking Hamas states PA transfers 4 million shekels a month to Gaza in prisoners’ salaries
Excerpt of editorial in the official PA daily Headline: "Mahmoud Abbas 'imposes sanctions' in Gaza..." "What are the 'sanctions' of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas that Hamas claims that he is imposing on Gaza… What kind of sanctions are these that give and don’t take? President Mahmoud Abbas'..."
Sep 2, 2018
Hamas fighters torture 13-year-old Palestinian boy, because of children’s quarrel
WARNING: This video contains images of a graphic and disturbing nature involving a minor. Official PA TV News, on Hamas members kidnapping and torturing a 13-year-old boy named Muhammad Adham Abu Anzah in Gaza following a quarrel between him and the son of a Hamas member. 13-year-old boy Muhammad...
Aug 22, 2018
Editorial in PA daily criticizing Hamas-Israel ceasefire compares Trump to Shylock
"Ten years of Hamas against the national reconciliation [with Fatah], and only three months were required for Hamas to reach a reconciliation with the occupation (refers to ceasefire agreement under negotiation between Israel and Hamas -Ed.) in return for what can be called 'banking reliefs' -..."
Aug 19, 2018
Editorial in official PA daily claims Hamas gives Israel an “excuse” to attack Gaza, calls Hamas shooting rockets into Israel “merciful shelling”
Excerpt of an editorial by the official PA daily Headline: “Hamas’ merciful shelling!” “How long will the deceit of the ‘revolutionary’ slogans be allowed, especially the slogan that the Hamas Movement repeats day and night claiming an equation according to which ‘bombing will be answered with...”
Jul 16, 2018
Fatah: “Iran has not supported the Palestinian people at all through its support for Hamas”
Headline: “Fatah responds to the demonstrators’ calls: Iran has not given the Palestinian people aid” “The Fatah Movement condemned the cheap calls against the fighting Palestinian people, which were made by some Iranians who protested over the financial situation and wished for ‘death to the...”
Jul 1, 2018
Fatah official criticizes March of Return riots: "We do not need to be happy when a Martyr falls; when a child or woman's foot is severed… our wealth should not be our fallen Martyrs"
Official PA TV Live, special broadcast of activities to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day, hosting Fatah leader in the Gaza Strip Muhammad Joudeh Al-Nahal in the Gaza studio Fatah leader in the Gaza Strip Muhammad Joudeh Al-Nahal: "When this March [of Return] (i.e., violent riots at the Gazan..."
May 15, 2018
Abbas advisor accuses Hamas of gambling with the lives of Gazan women and children
Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash: “I will talk about what is happening in Gaza, this gamble on children and women in a campaign that has no connection to Palestine (refers to...”
Apr 27, 2018
Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist founders of Hamas and Fatah: "A people whose leaders are Martyrs will triumph"
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “We will not forget your memory” The image shows terrorist Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi, co-founder of the terrorist organization Hamas (left), and Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad,” a terrorist responsible for the murder of 125 (right)...
Apr 17, 2018
Hamas is sending civilians to die for media coverage, says Abbas' advisor
Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash: “The Palestinian people... doesn’t care about those [Hamas] with ‘the emotional stories of heroism,’ those with the slogans of heroism -...”
Apr 6, 2018