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Senior Fatah official warns of a “comprehensive popular explosion”

Headline: “Senior Fatah official: The Israeli occupation’s daily crimes herald a comprehensive popular explosion


“Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki said that the daily crimes that the Israeli occupation authorities are committing against our brave prisoners, our Palestinian people, and our Islamic and Christian holy sites, have reached the point of a comprehensive popular explosion

Zaki said that Israel and its rulers have lost the minimal humanity [it had] facing prisoner fighter and cancer patient Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 7), who the danger to his life has reached its peak.

Zaki was amazed at the role of the Arab friends of Israel, and particularly the states that justified the normalization with Israel (refers to Abraham Accords; see note below -Ed.), while they are unable to save the life of a freedom fighter! Have they given up on their dignity and now stand aloof? …

Zaki concluded his words by saying that all the many crimes that the occupation authorities and their settlers are committing against our people, our prisoners, and the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque herald a kindling of the region through additional violence, if the international community and its human rights organizations do not intervene to put an end to the permission [to spill] Palestinian blood.”


Nasser Abu Hmeid - Palestinian terrorist and a commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) in Ramallah who was responsible for the murder of 7 Israelis: Eli Cohen in a shooting attack on Route 443 in central Israel on Dec. 21, 2000; Binyamin and Talia Kahane in a drive-by shooting attack near Ofra, north of Jerusalem, on Dec. 31, 2000; Gadi Rejwan in a shooting attack in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Atarot on Feb. 27, 2002; and Yosef Habi, Eli Dahan, and Police Officer Sergeant-Major Salim Barakat in an attack at the Seafood Market and Mifgash Hasteak restaurants in Tel Aviv on March 5, 2002. Abu Hmeid is serving 7 life sentences and an additional 50 years. Abu Hmeid was diagnosed with lung cancer in August 2021 and reported to be in critical condition in 2022.


Israeli peace agreements with the UAE and Bahrain (the Abraham Accords), Sudan, Morocco, and Bhutan – an agreement normalizing diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was announced on Aug. 13, 2020, under the mediation of US President Donald Trump. Following the UAE, Bahrain reached a similar peace agreement with Israel, as was announced on Sept. 11, 2020. The agreements were signed at the White House on Sept. 15, 2020, by Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani. Pursuant to the Abraham Accords, Israel and the UAE will discuss bilateral cooperation on a number of topics. In exchange for the agreement, Israel agreed to suspend its previously announced plans to apply Israel's civilian law to parts of Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley as per the Trump peace plan. The US announced that “Muslims throughout the world who wish to come in peace to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque, will now be able to fly to Tel Aviv through Abu Dhabi to do so and will be welcomed.”

On Oct. 23, 2020, Sudan also formally agreed to normalize relations with Israel. Israel reached similar normalization agreements with Morocco on Dec. 10, 2020, and Bhutan on Dec. 12, 2020.