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"I hold my head high. The honor is mine. I have a son who is a Martyr."
[Official PA TV, Sept. 24, 2002]

"Praise Allah, my children asked for Martyrdom. It's better than other ways to die."
[Official PA TV, Dec. 5, 2002]

"[My son] told me: 'In this entire world, I can't think of anyone to marry...  I want to marry the Dark-Eyed (i.e., Virgins of Paradise)'
I said: 'If these are his thoughts, I wish him Martyrdom.'”
[Official PA TV, Jan. 21, 2003]

"Allah chose him [to be] among the Martyrs, praise Allah. Praise Allah, our God chose him, praise Allah."
[Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 6, 2018]

"How beautiful is your Martyrdom.You have placed a crown [upon my head] and a star upon my shoulders…[I gave] the most beautiful gift."
[, Nov. 19, 2014]

"I ask Allah to give him the reward of a Martyr... I greet all the people who came today to accompany my son at his wedding (i.e., to the Virgins of Paradise). My son is a sacrifice for the homeland, for Palestine, for Islam."
[Official PA TV, Feb. 17, 2018]

"I’ll make sounds of joy during the [home] demolition, like I made sounds of joy when the child died as a Martyr."
[Official PA TV, March 27, 2019]

"By Allah, today is the best day of my life. I feel that our Lord is pleased with me, because I’m offering something [my son] to Him. I wish to sacrifice more ...  It's true that there's nothing more precious than children, but for the sake of Allah – what is precious becomes cheap."
[Quds Network YouTube channel, March 2002]

"We knew that he wanted to die as a Martyr. Praise to Allah, he sought Martyrdom, and he achieved it. My message to every mother is to sacrifice her child for Palestine."
[Official PA TV, Feb 11, 2010]

"By Allah, we welcome every Martyr as if he were a groom among us."
[Official PA TV, Feb 11, 2010]

"Let out cries of joy, O Martyr's mother,
let out cries of joy…
Let out cries of joy, O Martyr's mother, let out cries of joy 
And wait for him, even if he is delayed."
[Facebook page of Fatah's Nablus branch, Jan. 7, 2018]

"We have watered this land
with blood for you, my country
Make sounds of joy, O mother of the Martyr 
Congratulations on the Martyrdom-death."
[Official PA radio station, Sept. 15, 2018, Sept. 17, 2019]

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