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Fatah: "From its Sea to its River... it is ours"

Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik  |

Fatah leaves no room for a two-state solution: "From its Sea to its River... it is ours"

On the occasion of Nakba day - the day Palestinians commemorate "the catastrophe" of the establishment of the State of Israel - Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement reiterated its message that there is no room for Israel in the region. The movement posted the following text on its Facebook page, showing that the two-state solution is not something Fatah wants realized:

"The marking of the anniversary day of the Nakba in Tubas. From its [Mediterranean] Sea to its [Jordan] River... it is ours. #returning_returning"

 Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," May 13, 2015

Another Fatah post presented the same message visually with an image showing a map of "Palestine" that included the PA areas as well as all of Israel with a Palestinian flag flying from it and photos of the Dome of the Rock (image above). The accompanying text presented Jerusalem and the Galilee in Northern Israel as part of "Palestine":

"Good morning, O Palestine, Good morning to the land of olives and peace, good morning to Jerusalem, good morning O Gaza, good morning O [West] Bank, good morning to the Galilee."

Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," May 14, 2015

Fatah is not the only Palestinian institution presenting all of Israel as part of "Palestine." Palestinian Media Watch has documented that the PA National Security Forces regularly presents towns, villages and places all over Israel as "Palestine" or "occupied Palestine," as does the PA Presidential Guards.

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