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Senior Fatah Official praises the terrorist murderer who killed 125 people: he was "the most precious man"

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki

The image shows terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad,” who was responsible for the murder of 125 people. In the bottom left is Abu Jihad speaking with former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat. In the upper left corner is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel together with the PA areas as “Palestine.”


Text on image: “[Khalil] ‘Abu Jihad’ Al-Wazir

The compass will not err on the path

And will continue to point towards Palestine




Posted text: “On the anniversary of the death of Abu Jihad

The First Bullet and the First Stone (i.e., name for Abu Jihad)

Friday, April 16, 1988, was a day of deep sadness over the passing of the most precious man who most protected the principles and the loyalty to the path and the pledge, the First Bullet and the First Stone Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad,’ Allah’s mercy upon him…

Allah loved him on the night of his death as a Martyr, when he wrote his letter to the united leadership of the great [first] Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, approximately 200 Israelis murdered, 1987-1993) under the title ‘Continue the attack,’ and there is no voice that rises above the voice of the intifada.”




Abbas Zaki also holds the position as Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations

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 also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, in which a total of 125 Israelis were murdered, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.