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Hamas TV: Dead Gaza civilians are privileged to have died as Martyrs
Hamas TV host: "Every soul has its time. These people - their time had come, and they were Martyred (i.e., Gaza civilians killed in war). They have gained [Paradise]. They have nothing in this world, especially in the Gaza Strip. There's no life in the Gaza Strip. What life can we have in the Gaza..."
Jul 20, 2014
Fatah members tell mother of suicide bombing planner: Your sons "drew with their blood the road towards freedom, independence and honor"
“On the 10th anniversary of his Martyrdom death (Shahada), a delegation of Fatah members in Nablus visited the mother of the commander and Martyr (Shahid) Naif Abu Sharakh and Martyr Ghassan Abu Sharakh, in her home in the Old City of Nablus… Fatah member Rashid Al-Namr told Al-Hayat...”
Jun 28, 2014
PA TV reporter: Martyrdom death is "the wish of all the Palestinians"
Official PA TV News reported on demonstrations marking the anniversary of the Israeli occupation of Jerusalem. Demonstrator in Gaza: “My wish – and I always ask it of Allah – is to die a Martyr (Shahid) on the walls of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.” Official PA TV reporter: “This is the wish of all the...”
Jun 6, 2014
PA TV program: Terrorist shooter is “heroic Martyr” whose “soul ascended to heaven”
Official PA TV program A Martyr’s Tale about terrorist Mustafa Faisal Abu Sariyah, an Islamic Jihad terrorist who, along with Abd Al-Karim Omar Muhammad Ahmad, killed Michal Mor and Noam Gozovsky and wounded 16 others in a shooting attack in Afula on Nov. 26, 2001. Both terrorists were...
May 31, 2014
Kids on Hamas TV: "We want to die as Martyrs"
Hamas TV reporter: For most of these children, resistance has become a dream... When you speak to them, you’re surprised by the strength and eloquence of their words. Boy: We love the resistance. We want to die as Martyrs. Long live the Martyrs... Boy: The Israeli occupation understands only...
May 8, 2014
Hamas honors Sbarro suicide bomber: He "gave the Zionists a taste of humiliation"
Hamas TV reporter: "The Martyrdom-seeker Izz Al-Din Al-Masri (suicide bomber who killed 15) has returned victorious... He has returned to make those who loved him happy, just as he made them happy on the day he carried out his operation (suicide terror attack) 13 years ago. The return to his home..."
Apr 30, 2014
Mother of suicide bombing organizer tells PA TV: "We are proud of him and of his Martyrdom"
Official PA TV program a Martyr’s Tale visited the home of Hani Hashash. Mother of Hani Hashash: “He [carried out] many operations (i.e., terror attacks) – there was an operation at Joseph’s Tomb (near Nablus). He confronted the soldiers and the same day he hit a soldier and the soldier...”
Apr 5, 2014
PA embassy official praises Palestinian mothers of Jihadists at ceremony in UNESCO Palace
“The Fatah movement, the movement’s institutions and Lebanese and Palestinian civil institutions in Lebanon organized a Palestinian-Lebanese heritage exhibit yesterday [March 19, 2014] to celebrate Mothers’ Day at the UNESCO Palace in Beirut… Advisor for Cultural [Affairs] at the Palestinian...”
Mar 20, 2014
PA TV reporter: Murderer of 4 students "wrote the most sublime words of sacrifice with his blood"
PA TV airs footage of the PA TV military funeral for Ahmad Al-Faqih, who killed 4 students. Mother of terrorist Ahmad Al-Faqih: "We are escorting Ahmad today as a bridegroom..." PA TV reporter: "Here, in front of the Martyrs (Shahids) of Dura Cultural Center, the funeral procession turned into a..."
Feb 10, 2014
Mother of terrorist on PA TV: "If only I could give birth each day to a boy who would become a Martyr"
PA TV program For You broadcast a meeting with families of Jordanian prisoners in Amman. PA TV Host: “Knowing that your son received 11 life sentences – as a mother, how do you view these 11 life sentences? Is there still hope in your heart?” Mar’i Abu Sa’ida’s Mother: “Of course. There is...”
Feb 8, 2014
PA military funeral for suicide bombers
Headline: “Bethlehem escorts the bodies of Martyrs (Shahids) Ayyat Al-Akhras and Daoud Abu Suway to burial” “Martyrs Daoud Abu Suway and Ayyat Al-Akhras finally found rest in the place where they had wanted their remains to be buried... The two Martyrs’ funeral procession set out yesterday [Feb. 3,...”
Feb 4, 2014
Suicide bomber's mother: "Praise be to Allah, she succeeded"
Al-Quds TV interviewed the mother of suicide bomber Ayyat Al-Akhras. Al-Quds TV reporter: “At the end of March 12 years ago, Ayyat [Al-Akhras], who had turned 17, set out for her high school in the Deheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem to take her last test at the school. Instead of returning to her...”
Feb 3, 2014
Fatah and PA TV praise suicide bombers
Official PA TV News reported on the return of terrorists Ayyat Al-Akhras’ and Daoud Abu Suway’ remains. Poster: “The Palestinian National Liberation Movement, Fatah, Bethlehem branch, Artas area, mourns the death of the most veteran Martyrdom-seeker Daoud Ali Abu Suway and of the bride of Palestine...”
Feb 2, 2014
Terrorist's mother tells PA daily she is "proud of what her son, the Martyr, did"
“Thousands of Nablus residents accompanied the body of Martyr (Shahid) Ahmad Hafez Sa'adat, who died a Martyr at the age of 19 during a self-sacrifice operation (i.e., terror attack) he carried out near the Elon Moreh settlement… The occupation authorities released his remains from the...”
Jan 30, 2014
PA TV broadcasts terrorist's mother praising Allah that her son is a "Martyr"
Official PA TV showed the family of Martyr (Shahid) Shadi Hamamreh from Bethlehem in anticipation of receiving their son's body after 22 years. “Martyr’s” mother: “Praise be to Allah, this is the greatest joy, Praise be to Allah that he is a Martyr.” Note: Shadi Hamamreh – he and accomplice Khaled...
Jan 25, 2014
Mother of terrorist says her son always asked her to pray for his Martyrdom death
PA TV News report about Muhammad Asi’s funeral: PA TV newsreader: “Masses from the Ramallah and El-Bireh district escorted the body of Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Asi from the Palestinian Medical Compound in Ramallah to his place of birth in Beit Lakia in the western part of the district. Occupation...”
Oct 22, 2013
PA TV guest: “Mothers ululate with joy” when Martyrs’ blood is shed
General Coordinator of the National Committee for Commemorating Nakba Day, Muhammad Alyan: "Some say, 'Will you commemorate the Nakba (“the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) through songs?' I say to anyone who speaks this way: Martyrs fall among us and..."
May 15, 2013
Palestinian girl in Syria dreams of becoming a Martyr in “Palestine”
PA TV News’ report about Palestinian refugees in Syria and the Nakba (“the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel). PA TV News chose to inlcude the following statement in the report: Palestinian girl living in Syria: “If only, Allah, if only You had left me...”
May 15, 2013
Mother of suicide bomber says she's proud, hopes more girls will follow in her daughter's footsteps
Picture of Wafa Idris posted on Fatah's Facebook page with the following description: "The 11th anniversary of Wafa Idris' death as a Martyr... She resists and struggles for her freedom and the freedom of her children, her people and her homeland, and she raises the banner of Jihad in order to live..."
Jan 27, 2013
Mother praised Allah when she heard of her son’s Martydom-death in a terror attack
PA TV program Palestine This Morning on the subject of the numbered cemeteries (i.e., Israeli cemeteries for terrorists and enemy soldiers). The program interviews the mother of "Martyr" (Shahid) Ihab Abu Salim from the village Rantis, who carried out a terrorist attack in Jerusalem in 2003. Mother...
May 31, 2012
PA TV broadcasts song calling for Palestinians to “stab… the chest of the thief (i.e., Israel),” honors terrorist prisoner, calling his attack a "heroic operation"
PA TV program For You shows the Graves of Martyrs (Shahids). PA TV chose to play the following song in the background: "Our brother has returned; Oh eye – do not spill tears for him. He returned on the shoulders of his friends and people who love him. The brother has returned; Oh mother – make..."
May 31, 2012
Mother and wife are "very proud" of terrorist "hero"
Official PA TV program A Link in the Chain shows poster with symbols of Fatah and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades: “’Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade Martyr (Shahid) Imad Mughniyeh squad Fatah’s Military Wing Warmly blesses the prisoner’s family: Alaa Salah’” Mother of prisoner Alaa Ahmad Abd Al-Mun'im...
Apr 15, 2012
The Palestinian mother is “a model of giving” for proudly sending off her son to die as a Martyr
"Laila Ghannam, District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh paid a visit yesterday to released prisoners Tamer Shawamreh and Omar Khalil Karakreh [both had been serving time in prison and were released in the framework of the second stage of the Shalit exchange]. Ghannam said: 'The Palestinian..."
Jan 8, 2012
Mother on PA TV describes terrorist son as a "groom," receiving his body is a "wedding"
The mother of a Palestinian terrorist Hafez Abu Zanat after his body was transferred from Israel, where he had been killed: “The groom has arrived, [it is] as if a groom came in to me. Yesterday there was a wedding at my place. The groom came, took his bride, and went to his home, and that’s it...”
Oct 10, 2011
PA TV visited mother of suicide bomber. Mother upon news of daughter`s death: I want to sing, she is a bride
"I didn't scream, even my scarf stayed on my head. Everyone came. Everyone heard what happened... I was sitting and started to sing to her. I said, 'It's the night before your wedding, Darin, and we won't see you anymore, my daughter.' People around me said, 'Allah be with you.' I said, 'I haven't..."
Aug 3, 2011