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Op-ed criticizes sending children to die against Israeli soldiers: “Our children are our national project for the future… Martyrdom-death for nothing is not heroism”
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member "Our children are our national project for the future. Playing with their lives is treason and a crime, equal to the crime of treason against the national enterprise… Therefore, the national leaders are facing a significant..."
Feb 10, 2019
PLO Chief Negotiator: “Normalization with the Israeli occupation constitutes a knife in the back, permitting [the spilling] of Palestinian blood”
Headline: "Erekat: Normalization with Israel constitutes a knife in the back and permitting [the spilling] of Palestinian blood" "PLO Executive Committee Secretary [and Fatah Central Committee member] Saeb Erekat emphasized that normalization with the Israeli occupation constitutes a knife in the..."
Feb 10, 2019
Fatah spokesman: Warsaw conference is "plot"; “Any Arab meeting with Netanyahu or any type of normalization with the occupying Israeli entity is tantamount to a knife [in the back] of Jerusalem, our people, and the flowing Palestinian blood”
Headline: “Fatah: The goal of the Warsaw plot is to eliminate the Palestinian cause” “The Fatah Movement emphasized that the goal of the Warsaw plot (i.e., Warsaw Conference; see note below) is to eliminate the Palestinian cause, and that it constitutes an American-Israeli attempt to execute the...”
Feb 10, 2019
Kuwaiti athlete withdraws from competition to avoid playing against Israeli athlete: “I will never carry out normalization with the [Zionist] entity”
Headline: “Kuwaiti champion Abdullah Al-Anjari: I did not hesitate in my decision, it is the least we can do for Palestine” “Abdullah Al-Anjari emphasized that he prepared seriously for the championship, but the lottery completely changed the situation and caused him to decide to withdraw. The...”
Jan 30, 2019
PA ministry removes pictures of meeting because attendees were seen with Israeli drinks, following protests: “This behavior contradicts the Ministry of Employment’s call to boycott Israeli products”
Headline: "Following the wave of rage: The [PA] Ministry of Employment in Ramallah removes a picture of an internal meeting at which Israeli juice [was served]" "On Monday [Jan. 21, 2019] a post from the official Facebook page of the PA Ministry of Employment regarding a meeting held in the..."
Jan 22, 2019
Abbas reiterates PA’s “commitment to international law and legitimacy and to a peaceful solution” at UN
"In this regard, the establishment of peace and security in the Middle East will significantly enhance the opportunities for realization of sustainable and stable development for all countries of the region. Regrettably, however, Israel's continued colonization and occupation of the State of..."
Jan 15, 2019
Calls to boycott Rami Levy supermarket in Jerusalem features cart full of skulls: "Do not be the occupation`s partner in the Judaization of the city; Economic normalization is treason"
Official PA TV program, Affairs from the Capital, on the opening of a Rami Levy complex in Atarot, near Jerusalem The screenshot shows the opening of a Rami Levy shopping complex in the Atarot industrial area near Jerusalem. Text on bottom right: "On lands of the [Palestinian] residents of Beit..."
Jan 13, 2019
PA thanks Malaysia for refusing Israeli Paralympic athletes from entering the country for a swimming competition
Headline: “The Fatah branch in Malaysia and Thailand commemorates the 54th anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa)” “The Malaysia and Thailand branch of the Fatah Movement commemorated the 54th anniversary of the outbreak of the Launch (Intilaqa) of the Palestinian revolution (i.e., commemorated on...”
Jan 13, 2019
Fatah official is against “Judaizing” and “desecration of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque plazas” by Israel; “Normalization with [Israel] under any pretext constitutes part of the growing plot against our people’s struggle”
"Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki said that the reports in the Israeli media about the visits of official Arab delegations to the Israeli entity (apparently referring to reports in January 2019 that at least 3 delegations from..."
Jan 11, 2019
Dec. 2018 poll: Majority of Palestinians call other Palestinians who sell property to Israeli Jews in Jerusalem “traitors”; 64% say sales should be punished by the death penalty
“An overwhelming majority of the public (88%) designate other Palestinians who sell property to Israeli Jews in East Jerusalem and other occupied territories as traitors while 9% call them corrupt and unpatriotic. Three quarters believe that the current penalties for sale of property to Israeli...”
Dec 27, 2018
Abbas condemns terror: “We will not turn to violence. We fight violence and terror”
“[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas participated in a Christmas meal at the Franciscan monastery in Bethlehem yesterday evening [Dec. 24, 2018]… The president said in his speech during the meal that… His Honor [US] President [Donald] Trump took initiatives that completely contradict the decisions of the...”
Dec 25, 2018
Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate calls on all Palestinian media outlets "to settle accounts with anyone who has participated in a visit to and any activity of normalization with the occupying entity"
Headline: “The [Palestinian] Journalists’ Syndicate supports Koul Al-Arab’s decision” “The Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate expressed its support for the decision of the management of the magazine Koul Al-Arab, which is published in the French capital Paris, to fire journalist Khaled Zaghloul...”
Dec 23, 2018
Following terror attack in which 2 were killed, Abbas' office condemns “unacceptable wave of violence” but blames it on Israel: "Our constant policy is the rejection of violence, invasions, and settler terror"
"In response to the events taking place in the West Bank (apparently referring to fatal terror attacks in Ofra and Givat Assaf and the killing of terrorists involved in the Ofra and Barkan attacks; see notes below –Ed.), the [PA] Presidential Office said in a statement that the atmosphere that has..."
Dec 13, 2018
Fatah official is against normalization of Arab countries’ relations with Israel, because Israeli leaders, the “criminal Zionist entity,” “murder our young people, destroy our homes, and desecrate our holy sites”
Official PA TV News, hosting Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central...
Nov 27, 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