PA honours female terrorists, including suicide bombers, stabbers, and mass-murderers, for Mother's Day
Official PA TV filler
The screenshot shows released prisoner Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the PFLP terror organization, apparently at the grave of her daughter Suha who died of a heart attack.
Text on screen: “Released prisoner Khalida Jarrar”
The screenshot shows the mother of terrorist prisoner Yasser Dhiab Hamdouni, who participated in the murder of an Israeli civilian and later died in prison, helping to carry his body that is wrapped in a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and Palestinian flag, as is customary at funerals of terrorist “Martyrs.”
Text on screen: “The mother who bears her suffering with patience – Um Yasser Hamdouni”
Text on screen: “On Mother’s Day, we send greetings to the mothers who are bearing their suffering with patience due to the separation from their offspring”
The screenshot shows Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, the mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders.
Text on screen: “The mother who bears her suffering with patience – Um Nasser Abu Hmeid”
The screenshot shows the mother of “Martyr” Ziyad Al-Amer – PMW was unable to determine the nature of his death.
Mother of Ziyad Al-Amer: “They are the legend and they are the ones who raised up the heads of everyone everywhere. By Allah, they were not wretched people.”
Text on screen: “The mother who bears her suffering with patience – the mother of Martyr Ziyad Al-Amer”
Video is shown of the mothers of the following “Martyrs”: Hamza Zamaarah, who stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard; Iyad Al-Hallaq, a mentally disabled Arab resident of Jerusalem who fled when Israeli border police officers asked him to stop on suspicions he was armed with a handgun, causing them to open fire and kill him at the Lions’ Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City on May 31, 2020; an Adham Aliwi, a PA military intelligence officer who opened fire on Israeli security forces involved in apprehending terrorists.
The screenshot shows a mother next to the body of her “Martyr” son.
Text on screen: “To all our mothers who gave that which is most precious to them for the sake of the homeland”
The screenshot shows the mother of terrorist prisoner Majed Ziyada, who was involved in numerous shooting attacks during the PA's terror campaign, the second Intifada, 2000-2005. He was arrested in 2002 and sentenced to 30 years that were later reduced to 20 years. He was released in 2022.
Text on screen: “May her memory be a blessing, she who bore her suffering with patience – the mother of prisoner Majed Ziyada”
Text on screen: “Our mothers who never got tired of the journeys to visit [their sons] in the occupation’s prisons”
Video is shown of the mothers of the following terrorist prisoners: Karim Younes, who murdered 1 person together with an accomplice; Nasser Abu Sorour, who was involved in the murder of 1; Mahmoud Ardah, an Islamic Jihad terrorist involved in numerous attacks; Diya Al-Agha, who murdered 1 person; Samer Al-Issawi, who was involved in numerous attacks; and Iyad Hreibat, who is serving a life sentence.
Text on screen: “Our mothers who bid farewell to life without being able to embrace their prisoner sons”
The screenshot shows the mother of terrorist prisoner Ali Abd Al-Latif Sayes, who was involved in an attempted suicide bombing.
Text on screen: “May her memory be a blessing, she who bore her suffering with patience – the mother of prisoner Ali [Sayes] ‘Al-Qneiri’”
Names are displayed of mothers of the following terrorist prisoners and dead terrorist “Martyrs”: Mahmoud Jabarin – PMW was unable to determine the nature of his crimes; Rushdi Abu Mukh, who was involved in the murder of 1 person; and Ashraf Nawfal, who was involved in multiple shooting attacks and sentenced to life.
The screenshot shows terrorist prisoner Israa Ja’abis, who wounded an Israeli police officer and herself by detonating a bomb.
Text on screen: “Our mothers who have sacrificed and given from their lives for the sake of the homeland”
Images are shown of female terrorist prisoners and released prisoners including Khitam Al-Sa’afin, head of a PFLP affiliated terror organization, and Iman Al-A’war from Jerusalem, who transferred money for the Hamas terror organization.
The screenshot shows terrorist Mai Afaneh, who wounded 1, with her daughter.
Text on screen: “Martyr mother Mai Afaneh”
Text on screen: “Our mothers who sacrificed their souls and became moons in the skies of Palestine”
The screenshot shows Aisha Al-Rabi, who was killed when rocks were thrown at her car – see note below.
Text on screen: “Our mothers who became [mothers] in spite of the occupier through liberated sperm (i.e., sperm smuggled out of prison by terrorist prisoners)”
Images are shown of women who bore children from sperm smuggled out of prison by terrorist prisoners, including the wife of terrorist prisoner Abd Al-Karim Al-Rimawi, a member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) – PMW was unable to determine the details of his crimes, and the wife of Walid Daqqa, who was involved in the murder of 1.
Text on screen: “This video did not note all the stories of heroism of our mothers, and thousands of minutes would not be enough to show the heroism of Palestinian mothers who created the history of the land, and they are still spinning the threads of freedom and bequeathing the love of Palestine to the children until the last breath”
Khalida Jarrar – Palestinian Authority MP arrested by Israeli authorities on April 12, 2015, for being a member of the terror organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), for inciting to kidnap Israeli soldiers and inciting to terror. On Dec. 6, 2015 she was sentenced to 15 months in prison, fined 10,000 shekels, and given an additional suspended sentence of 10 months for incitement to violence and belonging to the PFLP terror organization. Jarrar was released in June 2016 following an international campaign on her behalf. She was arrested again in July 2017 and is being held in administrative detention that was extended in December 2017, and again in June 2018. The reasons for her administrative detention have not been released. Jarrar was released from detention on Feb. 28, 2019.
Yasser Dhiab Hamdouni was a Palestinian terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who participated in the murder of Israeli civilian Avner Maimon in the Palestinian town of Ya'abad in the West Bank on June 12, 2003. Hamdouni was serving a life sentence when he died on Sept. 25, 2016 after collapsing while exercising in the Israeli Rimon Prison yard.
Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid/Latifa Abu Hmeid) – Palestinian woman famous and admired in the PA for being the mother of 5 terrorist prisoners serving life sentences (4 of them serving multiple life sentences), and another whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, which refers to Al-Khansa from the earliest period of Islam who sent her four sons to battle and rejoiced when they all died as Martyrs. Abu Hmeid was honored by the PA in 2010 and 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN. Her terrorist sons: Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid, murdered 1 on May 24, 2018, and is serving life in prison and an additional 8 months; Muhammad Abu Hmeid, serving 2 life sentences and 30 years for involvement in terror attacks; Nasser Abu Hmeid, serving 7 life sentences and 50 years for murdering 7 Israeli civilians and 12 attempted murders; Nasr Abu Hmeid, serving 5 life sentences for involvement in two terror attacks in which 4 were murdered, and arms dealing; Sharif Abu Hmeid, serving 4 life sentences for involvement in terror attacks in which 4 were murdered; Abd Al-Mun'im Muhammad Yusuf Naji Abu Hmeid, murdered 1 on Feb. 13, 1994, and was killed by Israel on May 31, 1994.
Hamza Zamaarah – Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and wounded an Israeli security guard at the entrance to Karmei Tzur near Hebron on Feb. 7, 2018. Zamaarah was shot and killed during the attack by another security guard.
Jamil Al-Amouri, Wisam Abu Zaid, Adham Yasser Aliwi, and Tayseer Mahmoud Ayaseh – Israeli undercover forces attempted to arrest wanted Islamic Jihad terrorists Jamil Al-Amouri and Wisam Abu Zaid while they were hiding in Jenin next to a PA military intelligence building on June 10, 2021, in order to prevent the two from committing imminent shooting attacks after they had committed attacks in the previous months. The two attempted to flee, at which point the Israeli forces opened fire, killing Al-Amouri and wounding and arresting Abu Zaid. Because the Israeli forces were operating undercover, the PA Security Forces had not been notified in advance in order not to blow their cover, and as the Israeli forces were preparing to leave the area, PA military intelligence officers Adham Yasser Aliwi and Tayseer Mahmoud Ayaseh opened fire on them, possibly unaware they were Israeli security forces. The forces returned fire, killing Aliwi and Ayaseh. According to reports, video from the event shows someone at the scene shouting out to identify the Israeli undercover forces, but Aliwi and Ayaseh apparently continued to fire despite the shouts.
Karim Younes - Israeli Arab terrorist who kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg in 1980 together with his cousin Maher Younes. Younes was originally sentenced to life in prison, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced his sentence in 2012. Younes is serving a 40-year sentence. In May 2017 Younes was appointed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the Fatah Central Committee. Younes was released from prison on Jan. 5, 2023.
Mahmoud and Nasser Abu Sorour – Palestinian terrorists who participated in planning and carrying out the assassination of Israeli security agent Haim Nachmani on Jan. 3, 1993, in Jerusalem. Each is serving life in prison.
Mahmoud Ardah - Islamic Jihad terrorist who was involved in numerous attacks. Ardah was sentenced to life and another 15 years. Ardah was one of 6 terrorist prisoners who escaped from Israel's Gilboa Prison on Sept. 6, 2021; he was recaptured after 5 days. The website of Islamic Jihad’s military wing defined him as the "commander" of the prison escape.
Diya Zakariya Shaker Al-Agha "Al-Faluji" - Palestinian terrorist who beat Israeli citizen Amatzia Ben Haim to death with a shovel in Ganei Tal in the Gaza Strip on Oct. 11, 1992. Al-Agha is serving a life sentence.
Samer Al-Issawi - Palestinian terrorist and member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine DFLP. He attempted murder by manufacturing and distributing explosives and shooting at civilian vehicles in 2002. Al-Issawi was serving 26 years in prison, but was released in October 2011 as part of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal between the Israeli government and Hamas. In that deal, Israel released 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years. Al-Issawi was re-arrested in 2012 for violating the conditions of his release. He was released again in December 2013. In May 2015, his original prison sentence was reinstated and he was re-imprisoned.
Iyad Hreibat - was arrested on Sept. 22, 2002 and is serving a life sentence. PMW has been unable to determine the specific nature of his crimes.
Ali Abd Al-Latif Sayes – Palestinian terrorist who was involved in a series of security related offenses including an attempted suicide bombing in May 2002. Sayes is serving a life sentence.
Rushdi Abu Mukh - Israeli Arab terrorist who was part of the terror cell that kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier Moshe Tamam in August 1984. The cell - which included Abu Mukh's brother Ibrahim Abu Mukh, Walid Daqqa, and Ibrahim Bayadseh - was apprehended in 1986 and its members were sentenced to life, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced their sentences in 2012 to terms of 35 to 45 years. Abu Mukh was released on April 5, 2021, at the end of his reduced 35-year sentence.
Israa Ja’abis – 31-year-old female Palestinian terrorist, resident of East Jerusalem, who carried out a car bomb attack near Ma’ale Adumim, a few kilometers east of Jerusalem, on Oct. 11, 2015. A policeman who noticed a suspicious vehicle signaled for the driver to stop, after which she drove closer to a group of police officers and detonated a gas balloon. One policeman suffered light injuries and Ja’abis was seriously injured.
Khitam Al-Sa’afin – Palestinian member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization and president of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, one of 6 Palestinian NGOs designated by Israel as terror organizations on Oct. 22, 2021 due to their affiliation with the PFLP. Al-Sa’afin was arrested on Nov. 2, 2020, and was sentenced to 16 months in prison for her membership in these organizations.
Mai Afaneh – 28-year-old Palestinian terrorist who lightly wounded 1 Israeli soldier during a car ramming and stabbing attack targeting soldiers at a construction site near Hizme north of Jerusalem on June 16, 2021. The soldiers shot and killed her in self-defense.
Aisha Al-Rabi – 48-year-old Palestinian woman who was killed when rocks were thrown at her car on Oct. 12, 2018, at Tapuach Junction near Nablus. An indictment was submitted against a 16-year-old Jewish minor on Jan. 24, 2019, claiming that he murdered Al-Rabi in a terror attack; the minor denies the charges. A May 2019 forensic investigation indicated the damage to Al-Rabi’s skull was inconsistent with being hit by a single rock as per the indictment, after which the minor was released to house arrest in the home of relatives in Kfar Saba and then in May 2020 was allowed to return to his home in the West Bank. The minor is awaiting trial as of March 27, 2022.
Walid Daqqa - Israeli Arab member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). He is serving a life sentence for being part of the squad that kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier Moshe Tamam in 1984.