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On same day as attack, Fatah lauds PA employee terrorist with “full honor and pride” as a “heroic Martyr” – without mentioning the attack itself


Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page


Posted text: “Young Khaled Maher Nawfal (i.e., terrorist and PA Ministry of Finance clerk, assaulted Israeli guard) from the village of Ras Karkar, northwest of Ramallah, who was shot and killed by a Zionist settler this morning.”


The image shows terrorist Khaled Maher Nawfal.






The image shows terrorist and PA Ministry of Finance clerk Khaled Maher Nawfal in the bottom left, who assaulted an Israeli guard. Below him is the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock, and to the left is the Palestinian flag. In the top left is a picture of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, in the top right is a picture of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat, and in between them 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: “On behalf of All Merciful Allah

And never think of those who have been killed in the cause of Allah as dead. Rather, they are alive with their Lord, receiving provision’ [Quran 3:169, Sahih International translation]

With full honor and pride, the Fatah Movement’s Ramallah and El-Bireh branch – Al-Asifa sub-branch / Ras Karkar region announces the passing of its heroic Martyr son Khaled Maher Nawfal, who was shot and killed by the settlers on the land of Jabal Al-Risan in the village of Ras Karkar.

Our souls are for the sake of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.”




Khaled Maher Nawfal – Palestinian terrorist and PA Ministry of Finance clerk who drove to Sde Efraim farm, northwest of Ramallah, in the middle of the night on Feb. 5, 2021, where he proceeded to try to break into the house of one of the farmworkers while shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“Allah is greatest”). Nawfal then ran at a farm guard and began physically assaulting him before other guards shot and killed him.


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.