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PA TV to open office in Damascus, in cooperation with Syrian Ministry of Information
“Director-General of the PLO Political Department [in Syria] Anwar Abd Al-Hadi discussed the developments in Palestine and the recent political developments yesterday [Nov. 14, 2018] with Syrian Minister of Information Imad Sara. During their meeting, which was held at the [Syrian] Ministry of...”
Nov 15, 2018
Op-ed in PA daily supporting Saudi Arabia claims that the Arab Spring was meant to weaken the Arab states “in order to serve the Zionist entity and its racist terrorist leadership”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Fawzi Ali Al-Samhouri Headline: “Targeting Saudi Arabia – consequences and goals” “As a result of what is called the Arab Spring, the capabilities of some Arab states were destroyed, with their infrastructures and their residents, and this was in order to serve the Zionist...”
Oct 21, 2018
PA expresses support for Saudi Arabia following murder of a journalist in Saudi Arabian embassy
Headline: "The State of Palestine: Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the king and the crown prince, will remain a state of justice" "The State of Palestine emphasized that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, will..."
Oct 21, 2018
Abbas congratulates North Korean dictator on anniversary of establishment of Korean Workers’ Party and “expressed pride in the historical ties of friendship between the two states and the two peoples”
Headline: “The [PA] president congratulates the president of North Korea on the anniversary of the establishment of the [Korean] Workers’ Party” “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated North Korean President, Chairman of the Korean Workers’ Party, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission in the...”
Oct 11, 2018
Hospital in PA, named after Hugo Chavez, was funded by Venezuela
Headline: “The Hugo Chavez Eye Disease Hospital will be inaugurated during October” “[PA] Minister of Health Jawad Awwad and Head of the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR), [Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy, and Fatah Central Committee member]...”
Oct 1, 2018
PA Foreign Minister passes letter from Abbas to Kim Jong-Un: “The President’s letter is a message of solidarity with the North Korean people in similar circumstances, in which international pressure is being applied to our two peoples by the US”
Headline: "Al-Malki met with the vice president of the presidium in the Democratic Republic of Korea" "[PA] Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Al-Malki met with Deputy Head of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong Dae in the capital of Democratic People's Republic..."
Sep 9, 2018
Abbas aligns with Saudi Arabia against Canadian call to free human rights activists
Headline: "The [PA] president opposes the Canadian interference in the internal affairs of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia" "[PA] President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas emphasized that the Palestinian people and its leadership stand alongside the brothers in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia under..."
Aug 6, 2018
Abbas meets with Sudanese president wanted for crimes against humanity
Headline: "He met with his Sudanese counterpart and with the FIFA secretary-general at the place where he was staying in Moscow – the [PA] president attended the World Cup final match, alongside many state leaders" "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas attended the World Cup final match between the..."
Jul 16, 2018
Fatah official praises the Syrian army on its recent “victories”
Headline: "Al-Ahmad praised the Syrian army's victories against 'terror'" "Fatah Movement Central Committee member, PLO Executive Committee member, [and Fatah Commissioner of National Relations (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah)] Azzam Al-Ahmad praised the victories that the Syrian Arab army and its..."
Jul 11, 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
PA municipality names street after Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez
“The Aqaba Municipality north of the city of Tubas named one of the town’s streets after former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. This was in the presence of Venezuelan Ambassador to Palestine Maher Taha, General Supervisor of the [PA] Official Media Ahmad Assaf, [PA] Security Forces Spokesman...”
Apr 26, 2018
PA daily op-ed calls attack on Syrian chemical weapon facilities “barbaric,” accuses an “Anglo-Saxon-Israeli colonialist plot” of being behind violence in the region
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily "The US, Britain, and France – and by implication Israel too – perpetrated an imperialist and barbaric act of aggression against the Arab republic of Syria. Warships launched 110 missiles from the Mediterranean..."
Apr 15, 2018
Fatah condemns US-led attack on Syria, demands world also focus on Israeli “massacres” against Palestinians
"The factions yesterday [April 14, 2018] condemned the Western tripartite act of aggression that the US, Britain, and France perpetrated against Syria… The Fatah Movement said in a statement by the Commission of Information, Culture, and Ideology that the tripartite military attack on the land of..."
Apr 15, 2018
PLO delegation participates in conference in Iran, expects “support on the ground, particularly in occupied Jerusalem, in the captive Al-Aqsa Mosque, and in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre”
Headline: “Al-Za’anoun participates in the discussions of the Sixth Support for Our People Conference (sic., Support for the Palestinian Intifada Conference) in Tehran” “A delegation of the Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) led by [Chairman of the Palestinian...”
Feb 20, 2018
Fatah praises former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for ordering a bombing attack on Israel in 1991
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Commission of Information, Culture, and Ideology Posted text: “On this exact date [Jan. 17], late Martyr (Shahid) praised leader [former Iraqi President] Saddam Hussein bombed the Zionist entity ‘In the name of All Merciful Allah Brigadier...”
Jan 17, 2018
Hamas and Islamic Jihad invited to Palestinian Central Council meeting
Headline: "Hamas and [Islamic] Jihad have received an official invitation to participate in the [Palestinian] Central Council" “The [Islamic] Jihad and Hamas movements confirmed today, Thursday [Jan. 4, 2017], that they have received an official invitation to participate in a meeting of the...”
Jan 4, 2018
Hezbollah head: “Fatah expressed its agreement to intifada during the recent meetings with Hezbollah”
Headline: “Nasrallah: The Fatah Movement has expressed agreement to intifada” “Secretary-General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah revealed that he has recently met with delegations from the Palestinian factions, and the latest meeting was held last Saturday [Dec. 30, 2017] with the Fatah Movement…...”
Jan 4, 2018
PFLP delegation meets with head of Hezbollah terror org, expresses “preparedness to participate in any activity against the Zionist enemy and in building a joint plan of resistance”
Headline: "A delegation from the Popular Front met with Nasrallah for several hours in order to discuss Trump's decision" "A delegation of senior officials from the political bureau of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) (i.e., a member of the PLO – led by Deputy..."
Dec 20, 2017
Restaurant in Gaza offers discount to North Koreans in appreciation to NK support of Palestinians
Headline: “A restaurant in Gaza is offering discounts to North Koreans in response to Trump’s decision” “A restaurant in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip is offering discounts in the prices of dishes to customers on condition that they are citizens of North Korea. This is in a...”
Dec 18, 2017
Fatah official to Hezbollah head’s call for intifada over US announcement on Jerusalem: “We will not disappoint you”
“Palestinian Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki said that the [Fatah] Movement is no longer interested in any relations with the US, as it and Israel are currently two sides of the same coin. He also said that [US President...”
Dec 11, 2017
PFLP supports Nasrallah’s speech calling for “forming a covenant that will unite all of the factions of resistance to the Zionist-American project in the region”
Headline: “The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades: We add our voices to that of Nasrallah for the establishment of a covenant that will unite all of the resistance factions” “The Martyr (Shahid) Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades (i.e., military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a member of...”
Dec 11, 2017
Fatah posts pictures of Arafat with Ahmed Yassin and Saddam Hussein
Image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page The image shows two pictures in the upper right and left of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat together with Ahmed Yassin, founder and former head of the Hamas terrorist organization, and one picture in the bottom right of Arafat together with...
Nov 16, 2017
Fatah: "From the sea of the blood of the Martyrs we will create the State of Palestine"
Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: "#Palestine" The picture shows a Palestinian flag with the word "Palestine" and the following text superimposed on it: Text on image (top): "From the sea of the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids) we will create the State of..."
Oct 3, 2017
PLO official: “The relations between North Korea and the PLO have existed for dozens of years”
Headline: “Majdalani: If they want to make something out of Mahmoud Abbas’ greetings to North Korea, that is their affair” “The Hebrew (i.e., Israeli) newspaper Haaretz said that at the height of the crisis between North Korea and the US, Palestinian [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday, Tuesday...”
Aug 16, 2017