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Israeli-Arab MP subtly threatens violence against Israel
Official PA TV News reported on events in Jerusalem. Israeli-Arab MP Ahmad Tibi: “This is an explicit blow to the freedom of worship and a declaration of war on all Muslims. We therefore address the person who made this decision (i.e., to deny Muslim worshippers access to Al-Aqsa for a limited...”
Oct 30, 2014
Israeli Arab MP: Israel carries out a "Judaization frenzy" in the Negev, Galilee, and other areas
“In Nazareth, [Israeli Arab] MP Masud Ganaim of the United Arab List, called to turn Land Day into a day of struggle and unity for all groups of our Arab-Palestinian nation within the 1948 territories (i.e., Israel). In a statement, Ganaim said: ‘The 38th anniversary of Land Day reaches us while...”
Mar 31, 2014
Israeli Arab MP: "We will give our pure blood" for our land, and uses non-recognition terminology: "Palestinian Interior"
Official PA TV broadcast a speech by Israeli-Arab MP Taleb Abu Arar. Israeli-Arab MP Taleb Abu Arar: “Our brethren in the Negev, on behalf of all of you, we welcome our honored guest, the head of the capital of the Palestinian Interior (i.e., Israel), Mr. Ali Salam (the mayor of Nazareth)… [Abu...”
Mar 30, 2014
Non-recognition terminology on PA TV: "Palestine occupied since ’48"
Official PA TV Live broadcast a conference about “Kerry, Palestine, and the Jewish State, from a Palestinian and International Perspective. The conference was held at the An-Najah University in Nablus. Israeli-Arab MP Ahmad Tibi was among the participants. Dr. Hassan: “My question to you, Dr...”
Mar 9, 2014
Israeli Arab MP falsely claims that neutral British commission found "Jews had no right" to Western Wall
“The statements made by [Israeli-Arab] Knesset (Israeli Parliament) Member Taleb Abu Arar in his speech before the parliament plenum two days ago [March 5, 2014] on the subject of the Al-Buraq Wall (i.e., the Western Wall of the Temple Mount), enraged the extreme right. This [occurred] because, in...”
Mar 7, 2014
Israeli Arab MP defends attending ceremony honoring released terrorist: “The occupation itself is the terror”
Headline: “A radical Israeli organization demands [Israeli Arab MP Muhammad] Barakeh be prosecuted for honoring prisoners.” “The radical right-wing Israeli organization ‘Im Tirzu’ (‘If You Will It’) sent a letter to the Israeli Parliament Ethics Committee demanding to remove parliamentary immunity...”
Jan 31, 2014
Israeli Arab MP: Sharon’s “criminal policy” is “Israel’s official and operative policy”
Israeli Arab Member of Parliament Jamal Zahalka’s post on his Facebook page: Headline: “Put war criminal Sharon on trial, even if he is dead!” “Sharon’s death, eight years after he was clinically dead (i.e., in a coma), is an opportunity to emphasize that we must prosecute and bring war criminals...”
Jan 12, 2014
Israeli Arab Hadash party delegation: Israel is “the Interior” and Palestinians are “owners of the land”
“Jenin District Governor Talal Dweikat received a delegation from the [Israeli-Arab political party] Hadash’s Teachers’ Faction yesterday [Dec. 29, 2013] in the district offices… Secretary of the Hadash [Teachers’] Faction Sa’id Yassin… said: ‘We in the Palestinian Interior (i.e., Israel)...”
Dec 30, 2013
Terrorist calls to kidnap Israeli soldiers on official Facebook page of Israeli Arab political party Hadash
Released terrorist Samer Issawi: "We swear to them [security prisoners]: We won't rest until they are released. We say to all the leaders of the Palestinian revolution: We take pride in the prisoners who have been in prison for 30 years, 35 years, 25 years, but this [the long imprisonment] is a..."
Dec 23, 2013
Israeli Arab MP: "Zionist project" is antithetical to Palestinian goals
PA TV program Together For Palestine interviewed Israeli Arab Member of Israeli Parliament Mohammad Barakeh. Israeli Arab MP Mohammad Barakeh: “The truth is we aren’t Palestinians because of [Israeli PM Benjamin] Netanyahu. We are Palestinians because this is who we are, in spite of Netanyahu and...”
Dec 19, 2013
Israeli Arab MP visits imprisoned terrorists
Headline: “Member of [Israeli] Parliament Ghattas visits prisoners Marwan Barghouti, Karim Younes and Walid Daqqa in the Hadarim prison” “[Israeli Arab] Parliament member from Balad [party], Basel Ghattas visited leader-prisoner Marwan Barghouti at the Hadarim prison for the first time two days ago...”
Nov 7, 2013
Israeli-Arab MP promotes libel that Israel set fire to Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1969
"Head of the Islamic Movement [and Israeli MP for the United Arab List], Sheikh Ibrahim Sarsur has demanded that the day on which the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque was set on fire, every year on Aug. 21, be declared a global day for aiding the Al-Aqsa Mosque. He said: 'The time has come for Muslims, free..."
Aug 21, 2013
Israeli-Arab MP Tibi: “I don’t recognize Israel as Jewish”
PA TV interviews Israeli Arab MP Ahmad Tibi: Tibi: “What does Palestine and the Palestinian nation have to do with how Israel defines itself and how it is identified? All right, I’m a member of the Israeli parliament and I don’t recognize Israel as Jewish. This is an internal matter. This is the...”
Dec 2, 2012
Israeli Arab MPs: Israeli operation in Gaza is motivated by upcoming elections, at the expense of Palestinian lives
Headline: “Blood in Gaza is the target of the Israeli elections stock market” “The head of the [Israeli] Arab Democratic Party and the head of the United Arab List faction in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Taleb A-Sanaa and Massud Ganaim who is a member of the same faction condemned the barbaric...”
Nov 16, 2012
Israeli Arab MP: Gaza campaign was launched "to strengthen [Netanyahu's] rule at the expense of Palestinian blood"
On Nov. 14, 2012, Israel began an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip called Operation Pillar of Defense, with the aim of crippling the terrorist infrastructure in Gaza and protecting Israeli civilians from Hamas rocket fire. Israeli Arab member of Israeli parliament Muhammad Barakeh on the Israeli...
Nov 15, 2012
Israeli-Arab MP Tibi: Racism is mainstream “on the Israeli street”
“Mayor of Upper Nazareth (adjacent to Israeli Arab Nazareth –Ed.), terrorist Shimon Gapso, attacked the chairman of the Ta’al (Arab Movement for Renewal) party, MP Ahmad Tibi, in an interview that appeared in the Yediot HaGalil newspaper. [He made] crude statements that demonstrated severe racism...”
Oct 25, 2012
Fatah event: Palestinians are "rifle" protecting home from "wolf" - Israel, attended by Arab Israeli MP Tibi
Song by Lebanese songwriter Wadi' Al-Safi, sung by Palestinian singer Mondher Al-Ra'i at a performance marking the 46th anniversary of Fatah. Excerpt from the song: "We will never leave you, our home, I will not agree to leave my home My home – I am its rifle I will not leave it to the wolf; I will..."
Mar 22, 2012
PA daily non-recognition terminology: Israel is “the 1948 territories”
"The Central Committee of the [Israeli political party] Arab Movement for Renewal held an irregular meeting in Tayibe, inside the 1948 territories (i.e., inside Israel), following the brutal rightist attack against the movement's chairman, Member of Israeli Parliament Ahmad Tibi, and the decision..."
Jan 23, 2012
Israeli-Arab MP Tibi calls Shahada (death for Allah) exalted
"Chairman of the Arab Party for Change, [Member of Israeli Parliament] Ahmed Tibi, said that Israeli ignorance connects Shahids (Martyrs) with terrorism, with the aim of creating a conceptual rift between someone who dies defending his land and someone who is killed at school, who are [both]..."
Jan 9, 2012
PA Minister and Israeli Arab MP use terminology of non-recognition: Israel is “Palestine occupied in 1948” and “the Interior”
"Minister of Prisoners' Affairs Issa Karake met yesterday with Ibrahim Sarsour, a Member of the Israeli Parliament, representing the United Arab List, along with a delegation from the Interior and released prisoners… During the meeting, Sarsour thanked the Palestinian leadership – the President..."
Nov 24, 2011
PA daily: Arab Member of the Israeli Parliament represents “our Arab population in the '48 territories”
“Chairman of the Arab Democratic Party, Member of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Taleb A-Sanaa,… conveyed to [Hamas] Member of [the Palestinian] Parliament Abu Tir [imprisoned by Israel] the good wishes of our Arab population in the ’48 territories (i.e., Israel), and their identification with...”
Aug 31, 2010
Arab member of Israeli Parliament: Palestinian nation exists on land of Ribat (religious war)
“Israeli [Arab] MP Ghanaim… added: ‘Our Palestinian people has bourne the flag of defense of this nation; it exists on the land of Ribat (religious war), as the Prophet [Muhammad] said, and for more than a hundred years this people has been sacrificing prisoners and Shahids (Martyrs) in order to...”
Jun 28, 2010
Arab Member of Israeli Parliament: Jaffa, Acre, Haifa, Lod and Ramle are Palestinian cities
Israeli Member of Parliament Dr. Jamal Zahalka, introduced at PLO rally commemorating 62nd anniversary of the "Nakba" as: "Our representative within the '48 territories": Israeli MP Zahalka: "We want the women of Ramallah, who were harmed in the Nakba –greetings to them – to return, and I mean to..."
May 17, 2010
Arab member of Israeli parliament: Resisting Israel is a right
Member of Israeli parliament, Ahmad Tibi: "I emphasize, [violently] resisting the occupation is possible, permissible, and furthermore, it is one of the rights of occupied people, as Hezbollah did and was victorious in its resistance."
Mar 2, 2008