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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
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
Fatah commemorates 10th anniversary of the death of the "Martyr" Saddam Hussein
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “The 10th anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of [Iraqi] President Saddam Hussein On this day, Dec. 30, 2006, Abu Uday (i.e., Saddam Hussein) was executed by hanging on the first day of Eid Al-Adha (i.e., Muslim...”
Dec 30, 2016
Qalqiliya mayor: Saddam Hussein "adhered to his principles" and died as a "Martyr"
Headline: “Qalqilya: The Arab Liberation Front honored the excelling students in the Jerusalem Culture Competition” “Spokesmen at the ceremony organized by the Arab Liberation Front (i.e., member of PLO, based in Iraq) in the Qalqilya district to honor the students who won in the study regarding...”
Jun 2, 2016
Fatah Facebook calls both Fatah founder, responsible for Munich Olympics massacre, and Saddam Hussein “Martyrs”
Text and photo posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “A rare picture. When Martyr (Shahid) Commander Salah Khalaf met with the awe-inspiring Martyr [former Iraqi President] Saddam Hussein, during a period in which Iraq was among Fatah’s most important allies in the world.” Salah...
Apr 20, 2016
Song on PA TV shows Arafat, Yassin and Saddam Hussein
Official PA TV program Good Morning Jerusalem, a song about Yasser Arafat Visual: In the background is a picture of Yasser Arafat, Ahmed Yassin, and Saddam Hussein. "How we have missed you, Yasser Arafat, your keffiyeh and agal (headband worn to keep the keffiyeh in place), he who wears the agal..."
Feb 5, 2016
Fatah Facebook praises Saddam Hussein, Arafat and Nasser
Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page” Picture shows black and white drawn portraits of [PA Chairman in 1996-2004] Yasser Arafat, [President of Iraq in 1979-2003] Saddam Hussein and [President of Egypt in 1956-1970] Gamal Abdel Nasser. Posted text: “A #picture of...”
May 9, 2015
Fatah Facebook page glorifies Saddam Hussein as “The falcon of the Arabs”
Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page” Posted text: “#Saddam_Hussein #The_falcon_of_the_Arabs” Text on image: “In the name of Allah, without the Americans, neither you nor your father could have dragged me here.” (Saddam Hussein said this to the judge during his...
May 5, 2015
PA daily op-ed mourns death of Saddam’s deputy, praising him for fighting US soldiers “to the end”
Op-ed by Hafez Al-Barghouti, regular columnist for Al-Hayat Al-Jadida “The killing of [Iraqi military commander and Saddam Hussein's former deputy] Izaat al-Douri with a non-American bullet completed the Americans’ list of wanted persons to be assassinated from among the Ba’ath party leaders, a set...”
Apr 20, 2015
Abbas representative commemorates the “great leader and fighter” Saddam Hussein
“The Jenin District institutions and distinguished figures marked the 93rd anniversary of the establishment of the Arab-Iraqi army yesterday [Jan. 6, 2014] in a ceremony held in the Iraqi Military Martyrs’ (Shahids) cemetery near the village of Muthallath Al-Shuhada… The ceremony was held in the...”
Jan 7, 2014
Palestinians commemorate death of Saddam Hussein and Fatah terrorist
“The occupation’s forces yesterday [Oct. 18, 2013] suppressed popular resistance activists and foreign sympathizers of different nationalities in the village of Al-Ma’asara south of Bethlehem. They attacked using plastic shields and prevented the from continuing towards expropriated lands near the...”
Oct 19, 2013
Singer at Fatah event calls Saddam Hussein “the glorious Martyr leader”
PA TV broadcast parts of a celebration of Fatah’s 48th anniversary that took place Dec. 31, 2012. The crowd reacted enthusiastically to singer Adnan Balawnah’s introduction to his band Al-Asifa’s song, when he recalled the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein: “We will not forget the Martyr (Shahid)...”
Dec 31, 2012
Fatah official Facebook page honors Sadam Hussein
[https://www.facebook.com/fatehal3sfh, Dec. 20, 2012] [https://www.facebook.com/fatehal3sfh, Dec. 30, 2012] The admnistrator of Fatah's Facebook page posted two pictures of Saddam Hussein: Text below first picture: “He smiled to deny the enemy the pleasure of victory. May Allah have mercy on you,...”
Dec 20, 2012
PA daily columnist mourns death of "the Martyr" Saddam Hussein
Columinst Adli Sadek: “I’ll never forget the morning the Martyr (Shahid) President Saddam Hussein was executed, because on that same day of Eid-Ul-Adha (Celebration of Sacrifice) Shaabula (Egyptian singer Shaaban Abd El Rahim) stymied a demonstration by a number of Egyptian intellectuals and...”
Sep 16, 2012
PA Town Square honors Saddam Hussein with town square memorial
The monument in the square of the West Bank town of Beit Rima shows pictures of Yasser Arafat and former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Above the picture of Saddam Hussein is an inscription that reads: "Long live the nation, long live Palestine.” Under the photograph: “The Shahid (Martyr) leader,..."
Aug 26, 2010
Saddam Hussein - the greatest Martyr
Poet Murad Al-Sudani at Yasser Arafat memorial ceremony at the Ramallah Cultural Palace: "In [Arafat's] heart and in his spirit there converged the image of the Shahid (Martyr) heroes, from Abd Al-Qader Al-Husseini (Arab commander in the 1948 war), all the fedayeen (self-sacrificing fighter,..."
Nov 10, 2009
Fatah leader supports Iraqi terror
Mahmoud Ismail, member of the PLO Executive Committee: "I want to cite the actions and future actions of President [Abbas], from the starting point that the Palestine cause is the essential and central cause of the Arab Nation. It's not surprising that [to] certain journalists of the current..."
Feb 26, 2008
PA Min of Culture: Support for Iraqi insurgency
Ahmad Dahbur, former Deputy Minister, Palestinian Authority Ministry of Culture: "Since the American occupation of Iraq, a colonist invasion has been taking place, as if all Arabs have been defeated… In this regard the invasion of Iraq was not a conventional war with conventional results, but a..."
Oct 11, 2007