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Palestinian paper: Arabs increasingly moving to Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem
“A small but growing number of Arabs are moving into Jewish settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem, drawn by cheaper rent and better services... ‘Really it's not a matter of ideology,’ said Rawya Mazal, an Israeli Arab realtor who sells or lets properties to Palestinian families in a...”
Dec 9, 2014
Official PA daily lauds Israel's treatment of Palestinian workers
"Whenever Palestinian workers have the opportunity to work for Israeli employers, they are quick to quit their jobs with their Palestinian employers - for reasons having to do with salaries and other rights. An interview conducted by Al-Hayat Al-Jadida with a representative group of Palestinian..."
Sep 21, 2014
Palestinian representative at the UNHRC: Each Palestinian rocket launched at Israel is a "crime against humanity," but Israel follows legal procedures and warns Palestinian civilians
Official PA TV hosted Ibrahim Khreisheh, the Palestinian representative at the United Nations Human Rights Council Ibrahim Khreisheh, the Palestinian representative at the UNHRC: “I am not a candidate for any Palestinian position involving elections, and therefore, I am not aiming to gain...”
Jul 9, 2014
Op-ed debunks kidnapping conspiracy theories
Op-ed by Akram Atallah “As Israel has failed to find any lead several days after the Hebron operation (i.e., kidnapping of three Israeli teens), conspiracy theories have begun to appear among the proposed [explanations] for the operation – for two reasons. The first is the helplessness of...”
Jun 22, 2014
PA official acknowledges "Jews' excellence," but demonizes Israel as persecutor of Palestinians
“The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies at Birzeit University organized a lecture on Israel-US relations yesterday [March 13, 2014]. The lecture was given by [PA Roving] Ambassador [for Special Missions] Dr. Afif Safieh. In his lecture, Dr. Safieh addressed the fact that the...”
Mar 14, 2014
Official PA daily acknowledges Israel treats and bears cost of treatment of “difficult medical cases from Gaza and West Bank”
Headline: “Haniyeh’s granddaughter is transferred to Israel for treatment” “Prime Minister of the Hamas government in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh’s granddaughter was transferred to an Israeli hospital for treatment on Sunday [Nov. 17, 2013], according to a report from her father Abd Al-Salam… Baby Amal,...”
Nov 19, 2013
Families of prisoners admit security checks during prison visits are fine
Interview with released murderer Osama Abu Hananeh’s family: PA TV reporter: “Let’s talk about the [prison] visits - how you suffered... the difficulties you encountered during this long period of contacting [your brother] Osama. The permits and harassments to prisoners’ families are well known...”
Oct 30, 2013
PA daily credits Israeli hospital's good treatment of Palestinians
"[PA] Minister of Health, Hani Abdeen visited the [Israeli] Hadassah Hospital yesterday [May 5, 2013]. This is the first visit by a Palestinian minister to one of the most important Israeli hospitals, according to the hospital's announcement. Minister Abdeen who was accompanied by a delegation that..."
May 6, 2013
Released Palestinian prisoner describes prisoners' life of fun, play and study
Released prisoner Muhammad Hilal: “The worst thing about Israeli prison is the torturous ride inside ‘the Posta’ (i.e., transport vehicle)... when a man is driven to court or to the hospital or on any ride outside the prison... We prisoners call this ‘ride of torment,’ not ‘the Posta’ and not ‘the...”
May 4, 2013
PA daily prints positive article about "settler and peace activist"
The PA daily published the following positive article on its front page about Rabbi Menachem Froman and his efforts to promote peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Headline: "Settler and peace activist Rabbi Menachem Froman has passed away" "Yesterday, well-known Israeli Rabbi Menachem Froman,..."
Mar 5, 2013
Positive report in official PA daily: Settlers "interested in making peace"
Headline: "Some settlers are 'interested in making peace' with the Palestinians" "A Palestinian, Muhammad Saad, recently received permission from the occupation army (i.e., Israeli Defense Forces) to construct apartment [buildings] in the Khirbat Zakaria village in the occupied West Bank. [This..."
Oct 5, 2012
Israel can’t be blamed for everything, including problems with water supply
Headline: "The suffering of water cuts and 'air prices'" "The questions posed to the Water Department and the relevant officials are: Why is the water supply to many neighborhoods and areas cut off for lengthy periods, while other neighborhoods have water all the time? Does the Water Department not..."
Aug 13, 2012
Red Cross spokeswoman: Israel never prevented Red Cross from visiting Palestinian prisoners
PA TV host: "[The Red Cross] visits the prisoners in the occupation's prisons. However, when they [Israel] prevent Red Cross teams from visiting prisoners – what is your position on this? Do you make it public? We haven't heard. In the past we heard clearly and explicitly that a Red Cross lawyer..."
Oct 26, 2011
Released Palestinian prisoner says prisoners "lack nothing" in Israeli prisons
Contrary to the PA libel that Israel performs medical experiments and tortures Palestinian prisoners, this former prisoner explains that the prisoners in Israeli prisons "lack nothing": PA TV Host: "You were in Megiddo [prison]. How are the guys? You were released from prison just today." Prisoner:...
Jun 24, 2010
Palestinian boy says Israeli soldiers show restraint during the Intifada
Ahmad Zaghbar, Palestinian boy: "We saw the tank. We all attacked the tank. A soldier started shooting. There were soldiers who shot and those who didn't." TV Host: "Are there soldiers who hesitate to shoot?" Ahmad: "There are many soldiers who hesitate. A tank was there, when I carried the flag..."
Dec 18, 2002