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Horse race named after terrorist Abu Sukkar
“The Jabal Al-Nar Horse Riding Association organized the Palestine Festival of Purebred Arabian Horse Racing, sponsored by the Palestinian Equestrian Club, at the Nablus municipality racetrack. This [was done] to honor the Martyrs (Shahids) of national commitment, Martyr Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar...”
Aug 19, 2013
Basketball tournament named after Fatah terrorist
Headline: “The Martyr Maher Jawabreh team won the Al-Fara’a Youth Basketball Championship” “The Al-Fara'a [refugee camp sports] center brought the Ramadan tournament for those born in 1997 to a close. The ‘Martyr (Shahid) Maher Jawabreh’ and ‘Martyr Mustafa Zalat’ teams met in the finals.” Note:...
Aug 8, 2013
Abbas awarded $6,000 to dance group named after terrorist Dalal Mughrabi
"Head of [Palestinian] General Intelligence, Majed Faraj delivered President Mahmoud Abbas' greetings to his sons, the students in the Deheisheh refugee camp and in all refugee camps in Palestine, and handed out gifts to the graduates. Faraj announced that financial assistance in the form of a..."
Aug 6, 2013
Chess championship named after terrorist prisoner Abu Sukkar
“The chess championship named after most veteran prisoner, Ahmad Jabara ‘Abu Sukkar’ may he rest in peace, organized by the Al-Fawwar community center for youth, has begun. 14 players are participating, nine of whom are from the Al-Fawwar refugee camp.” Note: Ahmad Abu Sukkar planned a bombing...
Aug 1, 2013
Football tournament named after terrorist Fadi Al-Bahati
Headline: “A football tournament named after Martyr (Shahid) Fadi Al-Bahati [will be held] today” “Supported by the family of Martyr (Shahid) Fadi Al-Bahati, a mini-football tournament will begin at 8:00 p.m. today [July 2, 2013], the ninth anniversary of [Al-Bahati’s] Martyrdom death. [The...”
Jul 3, 2013
Palestinian Football Association supervises 19th annual tournament named after Abu Jihad, sponsored by UNDP
“The Jerusalem Al-Ansar Club has succeeded, for the 19th consecutive year, in organizing this [Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth] championship under the supervision of the central branch of the [Palestinian Football] Association.” Click to view bulletin The...
Apr 27, 2013
19th annual football tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad sponsored by UNDP
Headline: “Draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth.” “On Sunday, [April 21, 2013] the [group] draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth born in 1996, took place in the Al-Ansar Club offices in Jerusalem. The...”
Apr 23, 2013
Football championship named after terrorist Abu Jihad
Headline: “Al- Ansar Club in Jerusalem organizes the 19th football championship named after Abu Jihad.” "In the corridors of the Al-Ansar Club in Jerusalem preparations continue for the annual championship named after the Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad,’ which the club has made a..."
Apr 10, 2013
Sports festival named after terrorist Abu Jihad, the "Prince of Martyrs"
Headline: “On the anniversary of Abu Jihad’s death as Martyr (Shahid) – the Palestinian Association for Martial Arts holds its first Prince of Martyrs festival.” “President of the Palestinian Academy for Martial Arts, Jihad Uweida, announced that the association’s events and activities will begin...”
Apr 7, 2013
Fatah football tournament for youth named after 3 terrorist murderers
"In the presence of the family of Martyr Haitham Al-Naana, [and a representative of the security services], Fatah's Nablus branch sponsored the championship... of the third 'Martyrs Raed Al-Sarkaji, Anan Sobh, Ghassan Abu Sharakh, and Haitham Al-Naana Ramadan Football Championship' for youth born..."
Aug 19, 2012
Fatah official to Olympic Committee: Request to hold minute of silence in memory of Munich massacre "constitutes an unjustified provocation" and "demonstrates a politicization of sport"
"There are efforts by Israel to press the International Olympic Committee to have a minute of standing in silence at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. This year is the 40th anniversary of the event (i.e., Munich Massacre, 11 Israeli Olympic athletes murdered), and the Israeli activity has..."
Jul 24, 2012
PA daily: Sports center named after terrorist Abu Iyad
"Under the auspices of President Mahmoud Abbas, the first Tubas and Northern Valleys' festival opened the day before yesterday under the slogan, 'We broke the chains, the home will be built." The festival took place at the Martyr (Shahid) Salah Khalaf [Sports] Center in Al-Fari'a, with the...
Jul 7, 2012
PLO-sponsored educational program for youth held in center named after Munich terrorist and terrorist Mughrabi
"The physical education department at Al-Quds University in Abu Dis completed the 12th educational [program] for its scouts team. It was held in cooperation with the university, and under the auspices and with the support of the [PLO's] Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, at the Martyr..."
May 2, 2012
PA daily: Sports tournament named after terrorist Raed Nazzel
Headline: "Popular Front concluded its Martyr (Shahid) Raed Nazzal tournament in Qalqilya." Note: Raed Musa Ibrahim Nazzal - former head of the Popular Front in Qalqilya, was responsible for the planning and carrying out of several terror attacks, including the suicide attack in Karnei Shomron in...
Apr 28, 2012
Judo tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad to commemorate his death
"The Palestinian Judo Association held the Martyr Abu Jihad judo tournament on the anniversary of the death of commander Khalil Al-Wazir - 'Abu Jihad'... Ziyad Abu Sbih delivered a moving address in which he reviewed the life of Martyr Abu Jihad and his national achievements. He told the children..."
Apr 24, 2012
Palestinian Football Association will supervise tournament named after Abu Jihad
“This evening [April 22, 2012] a drawing will be held… for the 18th Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad Football Championship for those born in 1995 and later. The championship is being organized by the Jerusalem Al-Ansar Club… and under the supervision of the central branch of the [Palestinian] Football...”
Apr 22, 2012
Club holds tournament named after "the Prince of Martyrs" - terrorist Abu Jihad
"Sponsored by the Palestinian Investment Fund - 'The Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad' Tournament draw will take place today at the 'Al-Ansar club." Click to view bulletin Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's...
Apr 22, 2012
Sports tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad was attended by Fatah officials
Headline: “The Boxing Association ends the Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad Tournament with great success.” “With huge success and excellent organization, the events of the third classification tournament for youth and men, the ‘Martyr Abu Jihad Tournament’, organized by the Palestinian Boxing...”
Apr 22, 2012
Table-tennis championship named after terrorist Abu Jihad
"Abu Jihad table-tennis championship reaches the quarter-finals." Click to view bulletin Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks, including the most...
Apr 16, 2012
Sports tournaments named after terrorist Abu Jihad to commemorate his death
"The anniversary of the Martyrdom-death of our people's legendary leader, Khalil Al-Wazir, Abu Jihad, is approaching, and in its honor the sports organizations in Palestine are organizing many tournaments in diverse branches of sports... the knights of the Ansar Al-Quds club have commemorated this..."
Apr 12, 2012
PA daily: School named after terrorist Abu Jihad
"Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad School names the winner of the Ya'bad marathon..." Click to view bulletin Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks, including...
Apr 7, 2012
PA daily: Boxing Association names tournament after terrorist Abu Jihad
"The Boxing Association has announced the launch of the Third Palestine Tournament for Men and Boys. The association has named [the tournament] 'the Martyr (Shahid) Khalil Al-Wazir, Abu Jihad, Tournament.'" Click to view bulletin Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy...
Mar 27, 2012
Sports tournament named after suicide terrorist that killed 19
Headline: "Al-Fari'ah Center concludes its very successful Futsal tournaments for youth and children" The article lists the names of some twenty “Shahids” (Martyrs) from the Al-Fari'ah refugee camp. The futsal (indoor football) tournaments themselves are named after Shahids, as are the...
Feb 15, 2012
Tennis tournament named after criminal prisoners released in Shalit deal
"The Released Prisoners Fuad and Ayman Al-Razem Table Tennis Tournament for Youth commences today." Note: Released prisoner Muhammad Ayman Al-Razem was imprisoned in 1996 for several security offenses and was exiled after his release in the Shalit exchange. Released prisoner Fuad Al-Razem was...
Dec 9, 2011
Abbas: "Sports should be separate from politics"
Abbas’ moderate statement to the Italian newspaper is contradicted by the PA's active policy of naming sports events after terrorists: Headline: “President Abbas hopes that Barcelona will win the League” “President Abbas said in an interview published in the well-known Italian sports paper,...”
May 18, 2011