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Violence and terror
Glorifying terrorists and terror
Violence and terror
After demonizing Jews and Israelis, including citing Islamic sources that depict Jews negatively, and culminating with ongoing lies and libels that portray Jews as an immediate threat to Palestinian life and existence, the Palestinian Authority foment violence against Jews and Israelis, presenting it as legitimate and even heroic self-defense.

PA terror promotion takes many forms. Nationalistically, the PA actively elevates violence as a valid and heroic means to achieve political goals, while religiously, fighting and killing Jews has been presented repeatedly by PA religious and academic leaders as Allah’s will. On the social level, Palestinian leaders and society honor even the most loathsome of murderers portraying them as heroes and role models: Dalal Mughrabi, who led a bus hijacking in which 37 were killed, has schools, summer camps, and many other events and places baring her name to immortalize and glorify her and her terror attack.
 
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The success of the PA’s promotion of violence is readily evident: A majority of Palestinians support killing and suicide terror against civilian Jews and Israelis. A poll conducted after the murder of eight teenagers who were studying in a Jerusalem high school in 2008, found that 84% of Palestinians supported the murder [NY Times, March 19, 2008, citing the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research].


This violent image of a dagger being thrust into the Star of David has appeared hundreds of times in a video clip for children on PA TV, from 2001 – 2008.

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Glorifying terrorists and terror
Palestinian society’s habitual glorification of terrorists as heroes and role models is one of its most effective means of promoting terror. In honoring the worst killers, the PA is simultaneously giving approval to murder and enticing future terrorists with assurances of glory and honor if they succeed in killing. Terror and murder become the Palestinian’s ticket to fame, honor and glory.

The terrorists honored most highly amongst Palestinian society are those who have killed the greatest number. Abd Al-Baset Udeh, killer of 30 at the Passover Seder massacre, had a soccer tournament for 14-year-olds named for him. His brother was honored with distributing the trophies. Dalal Mughrabi, terrorist bus hijacker (led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history in 1978, when she and other terrorists killed 37 civilians, 12 of them children) has had summer camps, schools, graduation ceremonies and sporting events named for her, as well as many TV documentaries honoring her. Palestinian newspapers also frequently glorify Mughrabi, as in the Al-Ayyam article which described Mughrabi as writing "the most glorious page of heroism in the history of the Palestinian struggle. [Aug. 2, 2009]. Thaer Hammad, who as a lone gunman murdered 10 Israelis in 2002, was glorified by the official PA daily as “the hero of the Intifada."

This adulation of the worst terrorists and praise for their heroism reflects the policy of the leadership of the Palestinian Authority. This video shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas,
issuing “greetings of honour and esteem” to mass murderers, whom he publicly names, one by one:
“I send greetings of honour and esteem to all prisoners...
Said 'Ataba (serving life sentence for murder in terror attack)…
Marwan Barghouti (serving 5 life sentences for planning murderous terror attacks)
Ahmad Sa'adat (serving 30 years in prison for heading the terrorist organization PFLP; honored on PA TV for planning the assassination of Israeli Minister Ze'evi in 2001, but never tried)
Aziz Dweik (Hamas leader, chairman of Palestinian parliament)
Jamal Huweil (life sentence for planning terror attacks)
Jamal Tirawi (life sentence for café suicide terror attack).
Greetings to you from our people.”
[PA TV (Fatah), April 17, 2008]
PA Prime Minister: We can’t accept tax deductions, prisoners are fighters, not terrorists who “sacrificed their blood for Palestine”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Apr. 30, 2019
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day

PA Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh: "We unequivocally want all of our money in full. We will not agree to be subjected to extortion, because if we agree to deductions (referring to the Israeli Anti "Pay-for-Slay” Law to deduct terror salaries), it will have ominous political consequences, and it will have legal implications for us as an authority, and on the banking sector, and on the beneficiaries and such. Therefore, we are unable to denounce our prisoners in any way. Our prisoners are in the prisons for the homeland's freedom. Our prisoners are in the prisons because they are cases of fighting, and not cases of terror as Israel claims. In general, we – as [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] has said more than once: 'If we are down to the last penny, it will be designated for the prisoners and the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), who have sacrificed their blood for Palestine.'"
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Fatah plans to rebuild demolished home of slain terrorist who murdered 2; PA daily: Terrorist was “executed” by Israel, “claiming he carried out a stabbing operation”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 25, 2019
       "Yesterday morning [April 24, 2019] the occupation forces blew up the home of the family of Martyr Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) in the village of Al-Zawiya west of Salfit…
The Fatah Movement has launched an initiative, in partnership with Salfit District institutions, to rebuild the home of Martyr Omar Abu Laila's family from the village of Al-Zawiya... The occupation forces executed Omar Abu Laila, 19, on March 19 [2019] in an old house in the village of Abwein, north of Ramallah, after a three-day chase, and took his body, claiming he carried out a stabbing operation that led to the death of 2 settlers and the wounding of others next to the settlement of Ariel."
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PA daily, terrorist’s parents glorify terrorist who murdered 2
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 25, 2019
     “For five days the occupation army did not cease persecuting the Abu Laila family, even after the last battle in which their son Omar [Abu Laila] (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) was victorious in his death as a Martyr on the night of March 19 [2019]...
Amin Abu Laila, the Martyr’s father... said: ‘All that we have is a sacrifice for the pure soul of Omar and Palestine. The Palestinians have never attributed importance to a home or its stones. Omar was loved by the family, and today he is loved by the Palestinian people, the Arab world, and everyone who believes in the justice of our cause and who strengthens our hands.’ …
Ghadir, the Martyr’s mother, said: …‘I honor every visitor who comes after the destruction of the home, and the occupation will not prevent me from welcoming the visitors and those blessing over my son’s death as a Martyr, and from sitting with them on the threshold of the home.’”
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Abbas: Terrorists acted out of “national interest, not for personal reasons” – we must pay them
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Apr. 21, 2019


Speech at the Arab League conference in Cairo

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "[Israel] said: 'We object to the money that you are paying to' – what they call – 'the terrorists, the criminals.' In other words, the Martyrs, the prisoners, and the wounded. Why? They [Israel] said: 'They are criminals. Therefore, you must not pay them money.' We have been paying salaries to the families of the Martyrs, to the prisoners, and to the wounded since 1965. This is because they were killed, imprisoned, or wounded because of a national interest and for the sake of a national interest, and not for personal reasons. It is our obligation to take care of their families."
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Fatah official attends rally honoring terrorists, with armed fighters
Source: Facebook page of Abbas Zaki, Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations, Apr. 18, 2019

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

The image shows Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki giving a speech. Standing on stage behind Zaki is a row of masked men pointing assault rifles into the air.

Posted text: “From the [Fatah] branch of Yatta and its suburbs, Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki represents [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas at events for Palestinian Prisoner’s Day and the anniversary of the assassination of Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad (i.e., terrorist responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis), which the Fatah Movement at the branch of Yatta and its suburbs organized in order to honor the heroic prisoners’ relatives amid great official and popular attendance.”
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Fatah student movement, student union council at Al-Quds Open University branch organize football championship named after terrorist who murdered 2, teams named after other terrorists
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 16, 2019
      “The Student Union Council and [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement at the Hebron branch of Al-Quds Open University organized a football championship named after Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) in order to commemorate him.
Seven teams named after Martyrs participated in the championship.... Acting Dean of the [Al-Quds Open University] Hebron branch Abd Al-Qader Al-Darwish opened the championship. He conveyed to the participating students the blessings of University President Prof. Younes Amr and his pride in the student movement. He said that Martyr Omar Abu Laila wrote the most spectacular stories of heroism, sacrifice, and self-sacrifice. Student Union Council Chairman Saleh Jabbar said that Martyr Omar Abu Laila represents the national model when he ascended to Heaven as a Martyr, and this was after he delighted the sons of his homeland and seriously wounded the occupying Zionist entity. He added that his [Abu Laila’s] name will continue to serve as a source of inspiration for our children until we establish our state..."
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Fatah election campaign embraces murderer of 2 at Birzeit University
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Apr. 15, 2019


Song lyrics:  "Because it is the dagger’s sheath and the love of the rifle
Because it is the [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement
Because it is the Shabiba of the Elder [Yasser Arafat]...
When you walk on the land, you make it tremble, and you have ascended to the stars in the heavens
O son of Shabiba, you have reached them, you make the world tremble and you do not tremble…
We are standing in the line of fire in the dark of the black night
Facing death like great ones, and pushing away the one who disobeys"

Posted text on Official Fatah Facebook page: "The song of the Yasser Arafat cell, the keffiyeh of honor
#Martyr Yasser_Arafat_cell
#Volunteering_giving_sacrifice_self-sacrifice
#Y3"
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist Abu Jihad on anniversary of his death: “He is the prince, he is the roaring lion, the First Bullet and the First Stone”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Apr. 11, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The anniversary approaches”
Text on image: “He is [Khalil] Al-Wazir, he is the prince, he is the roaring lion, the First Bullet and the First Stone.
He is Abu Jihad.”
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Fatah Facebook posts cartoon of Abu Jihad for anniversary of his death
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Apr. 9, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"Your anniversary approaches.
The First Bullet and the First Stone"

Text on image: "The First Bullet"
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Fatah honors several murderers in Bethlehem: "Loyalty to their rifle"; Murderer of 2 "created a legend and confronted the enemy"
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Apr. 3, 2019

Secretary of Fatah Bethlehem branch Muhammad Al-Masri
: “From this land that has been painted red with blood, from this land which knows that what was taken by force will only be returned by force… What you see today – loyalty to the Martyrs, loyalty to their rifle, loyalty to their path – is nothing but a continuation of Fatah’s path.... And here a lion cub (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), who did not reach the age of 20, burst forth and created a legend and confronted the enemy… heroic Martyr fighter Omar Abu Laila. In this way he conveyed the message… Our blood is sacrificed for one homeland: Palestine, from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River (i.e., all of Israel)... Today, we are renaming squares after our Martyrs: From Omar Abu Laila Square… to Hussein Abayat Square [commander Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades], to Atef Abayat Square (i.e., involved in murder of 1), to Raed Abu Freiha Square (i.e., murdered 2), our bullets are thundering and repeating the names like memory… This is Fatah as you know it – Fatah of… Atef Abayat, Hussein Abayat, Raed Abayat, [Dalal] Mughrabi (i.e., led murder of 37)… and Ayyat Al-Akhras (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 2).”
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Abbas confirms continued salaries to terrorist prisoners
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 31, 2019

Speech at the Arab League Summit in Tunisia

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "[Israel] has recently begun to deduct a large part of our money that it collects… which is known as the tax deduction money that amounts to $200 million a month, on the pretext that we are paying salaries to the families of the prisoners, Martyrs, and wounded… We have said and will say to Israel and the entire world that we will not abandon our people, and particularly [not] those among them who have sacrificed. We will continue to support them even if these will be the last financial resources that we have."
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Fatah glorifies murderer of 2 Israelis: "[He] frightened the enemy soldiers… we are following in your footsteps"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 30, 2019

Men in uniform:
“Whom did they pursue? Whose gunshots are a victory? …Tell me, who are you?
I’m Omar [Abu Laila].
I’m the one who confronted [the Israelis].
I’m the young man…
I’m the one who carried a knife and a gun.
I’m the one who frightened the enemy soldiers.
I’m the Jihad fighter standing firm and loyal to the cause...
Omar, you have not died, because within every one of us an Omar will be born, and we are following in your footsteps.”

Posted text on the official Fatah Facebook page
: “How the brave village of Abwein welcomed the family of heroic Martyr Omar Abu Laila –the video is] from the site where he died as a Martyr”
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Wall painting of Abu Jihad inaugurated at PA school near Jenin
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 29, 2019
       "President of the [PLO] Families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and Wounded Institution [and member of the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees of the Yasser Arafat Foundation] Intisar Al-Wazir inaugurated a wall painting of [her husband] Martyr Khalil Al-Wazir (i.e., terrorist, responsible for the murder of 125) yesterday [March 28, 2019] at the Martyr Abu Jihad School for Boys in the village of Al-Yamun, west of Jenin…
Those who spoke emphasized the adherence to the path of struggle of Martyr Khalil Al-Wazir, who died as a Martyr for the freedom of Palestine and the establishment of its independent state, and enumerated the virtues of Martyr Abu Jihad.”

The article includes a picture of the wall painting of terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad.”


Text on wall painting:
“The First Bullet and the First Stone (i.e., reference to terrorist Abu Jihad)
Leader symbol Abu Jihad”
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PA names mosque, square, and street after murderer of 2 to show that Palestinians “continue” on murderer’s “path”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 29, 2019


Official PA TV newsreader:
“Masses from the Ramallah and Salfit district participated in a procession in the streets of the village of Abwein, where Martyr Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) ascended [to heaven], and where a mosque and square have been named after him.”
Fatah’s Ramallah and El-Bireh District Branch Secretary Muwaffaq Sahwil: “After 11 days, the village of Abwein welcomed the Martyr’s relatives and [members of] the Salfit district, in order to emphasize the continuation of the Palestinian people on Martyr Omar Abu Laila’s path in defying the occupation... Here in Abwein, a mosque will be named after Martyr Omar Abu Laila…”
Reporter: “Masses have sworn loyalty to the blood of the Martyrs who have ascended for their homeland. Squares and mosques will bear their names… and the flag of the struggle will continue to wave.”
Sign: “Martyr Omar Abu Laila Street”
Poster: “With all honor and pride, Fatah announces the death... of its heroic Martyr Omar Abu Laila”
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Fatah Facebook glorifies suicide bomber as a "magnificent Martyrdom-seeker"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 28, 2019


Posted text: “Tomorrow will be the 17th anniversary of [the death of] self-sacrificing fighter Ayyat Al-Akhras, a daughter of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing).
Martyr Ayyat Muhammad Lutfi Al-Akhras, a young Palestinian female refugee from the Deheisheh refugee camp/Bethlehem, blew herself up in a [shopping] center of the Zionists in West Jerusalem, and this was during the Arab Summit conference on March 29, 2002.
Ayyat Muhammad Lutfi Al-Akhras was born on Feb. 20, 1985. Her grandfather’s family was uprooted from its original village of Qatra in the Ramle area that is occupied since 1948 due to the Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) that befell the Palestinian people, and in the end reached the camps of refugeehood and wretchedness at the Deheisheh refugee camp in the Bethlehem area.”

Text on image: “Magnificent Martyrdom-seeker, daughter of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades
Ayyat Al-Akhras
March 29, 2002
The 17th anniversary
[Fatah] Mobilization and Organization Commission – Information Office”

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Fatah erects monument to terrorist who murdered 2
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 28, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “A monument in memory of Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) near the site of his death as a Martyr, in Abwein.”
Text on monument: “The Palestinian National Liberation Movement [Fatah]
Martyr Omar Abu Laila from Al-Zawiya, who died as a Martyr on the land of Bruqin on March 19, 2019”
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Street and monument commemorating terrorist who murdered 2
Source: Quds, independent Palestinian news website, Mar. 28, 2019
Pictures published on the independent Palestinian news website Quds


The picture shows a new street name sign being installed in the village of Bruqin.

Text on sign: “Martyr Omar Abu Laila Street”
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Bruqin Municipality names street after terrorist who murdered 2; residents see move as “honoring one of the district`s Martyrs, who carried out a heroic operation”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 27, 2019
Headline: "The Bruqin Municipality names a street after Martyr Abu Laila"
      "The Bruqin Municipality decided to name one of the streets in the town after Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2).... Bruqin Mayor Bashir Salman said: 'The municipality has decided to name Al-Baq'an Street – located at the town's main entrance from the east, and one of the town's main streets – after Martyr Omar Abu Laila. This is in order to perpetuate the memory of our righteous Martyrs.' Salman added: 'The initiative to name [the street] after Martyr Abu Laila stems from the interest and pride of the town of Bruqin and the towns of the Salfit district in the Martyrs of the district and the homeland, and is meant to perpetuate their memories.' The decision was received with satisfaction by the residents of the town. They saw it as honoring one of the district's Martyrs, who carried out a heroic operation that frightened the occupation and exhausted it, until they reached him and assassinated him."
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Fatah Facebook posts picture of demolished home of “heroic Martyr,” a terrorist who murdered 2
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 25, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “
The father of heroic Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) visits the site today [March 25, 2019] where his son Omar died as a Martyr in the village of Abwein.”

The images show the father of terrorist Omar Abu Laila, who murdered 2, examining a damaged building where his son hid. Abu Laila opened fire on Israeli security forces attempting to arrest him and was killed in the ensuing exchange of gunfire, which caused the damage seen in the images.

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PA municipality names street after terrorist who murdered 2 “in order to glorify the heroism and courage of Martyr Omar Abu Laila”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 24, 2019

Posted text: “The Bruqin Municipality in the Salfit district decides to name the main street leading to the town ‘Martyr Omar Abu Laila Street,’ in order to glorify the heroism and courage of Martyr Omar Abu Laila, may Allah have mercy on him.”
Text on paper: “In order to glorify the heroism of Martyr Omar Amin Abu Laila, the town council has decided to name the main street leading to Omar Abu Laila Square, from where the heroic Martyr left the Al-Baq’an area: Omar Abu Laila Street.”
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PA ambassador: “Israel is a breeding ground for exporting terror on the global level, and we cannot accept that they would define our heroes as terrorists like Nazi Germany described the French resistance fighters”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 23, 2019
        "Ambassador of the State of Palestine in France Salman Al-Harfi briefed Head of the Loire-Atlantique District Philippe Grosvalet on the Palestinian developments and trends yesterday, Friday [March 22, 2019]…
The ambassador emphasized the rights of the families of the prisoners and the Martyrs (Shahids), and the Palestinian leadership's firm rejection of the Israeli-American extortion (apparently referring to the Israeli Anti "Pay-for-Slay" Law and the US withdrawal of aid at the PA’s request; see notes below –Ed.). He noted that the Martyrs and prisoners are the best of the members of the homeland and are not terrorists as Israel describes them. He also emphasized that Israel is a breeding ground for exporting terror on the global level, and we cannot accept that they would define our heroes as terrorists like Nazi Germany described the French resistance fighters against the Nazi occupation as terrorists."

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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist who murdered 2 as a “general” and a “Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 23, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Jordan
Graffiti at the Baqa’a refugee camp”

The image shows a graffiti painting of terrorist Omar Abu Laila – who murdered 2 – on the right. In the middle is an Arab woman and below her the Dome of the Rock, and on the left is a man.

Text at top of image: “The General, Martyr Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)”
Text on image: “Abu Laila, the general”

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Fatah Facebook glorifies Hamas founder Ahmed Yassin
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 23, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Today, March 22, [2019,] is the 15th anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin (i.e., founder of the Hamas terrorist organization), may Allah have mercy on him.
Glory to the Martyrs.”

The image shows Hamas founder Ahmed Yassin, and superimposed on him is another image of Yassin.

Text on image: “Ahmed Yassin
The Martyr of the Dawn”

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Fatah Facebook branch promotes Martyrdom: “The most beautiful mother is the one that waits for her son as he returns as a Martyr”
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Mar. 22, 2019

Images and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “The most beautiful mother is the one that waits for her son as he returns as a Martyr (Shahid).
The mother of Martyr Ahmed Manasrah (i.e., Palestinian rioter who was shot by an Israeli soldier) gets a last farewell look before his burial.”

The images show the mother of rioter Ahmed Manasrah kissing the face of her dead son during his funeral. Manasrah’s body is wrapped in a Palestinian flag and a keffiyeh (Arab headdress), and a large crowd is participating in the funeral.

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Fatah Facebook glorifies mothers of terrorist “Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 22, 2019
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a group of eight Palestinian mothers of terrorists. On the wall behind them are posters featuring a picture of terrorist Omar Abu Laila who murdered 2.

Posted text: “The mothers of the heroic Martyrs (Shahids) at the home of the family of Martyr Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), and with his mother.
The mother of Martyr Muhannad Halabi (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)
The mother of Martyr Basel Al-A’araj (i.e., head of terror cell)
The mother of Martyr Abd Al-Rahman Raddad (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1)
The mother of Martyr Omar Abu Laila
The mother of Martyr Abd Al-Hamid [Abu] Sorour (i.e., suicide bomber, wounded 21)..."

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Fatah official: We “will not be prisoners of coexistence with this hangman,” i.e. Israel; glorifies terrorists and terrorism
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 22, 2019
        "Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki said… yesterday [March 21, 2019] in an interview with Radio Mawtini in memory of the 51st anniversary of the Al-Karameh battle that took place on March 21, 1968… that 'We still have hope for peace, but we will not be servants, will not succumb, and will not be prisoners of coexistence with this hangman – in other words, the Israeli occupation state. We will continue our struggle until we obtain our goals, an independent state whose capital is Jerusalem – and Haifa, Lod, Jaffa, and Safed (i.e., Israeli cities) will remain in our minds and thoughts, and they are dearer than us.
He also praised the path of struggle of the Palestinian people, and its willpower that has created schools for heroism since the Al-Karameh battle and what came before it, and until this day. He expressed his esteem for the Martyrs' souls and saluted the prisoner movement and the prisoners who face the dangers of the occupation's prisons at every moment..."

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Abbas advisor praises Martyrdom and slain “Martyr” terrorists
Source: Twitter account of Supreme Shari'ah Judge Mahmoud Al-Habbash, Mar. 20, 2019
Text tweeted from the Twitter account of Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash

Tweet: "When the Martyrs' (Shahids') souls ascend to Paradise and dwell within the crop of green birds in the eternal gardens (apparently refers to Islamic tradition that Martyrs in Paradise reside in the bodies of green birds; see note below –Ed.), the land blooms and brings forth victory, glory, and honor. Our Martyrs who ascended tonight [the night of March 19, 2019] (apparently referring to terrorists Omar Abu Laila who murdered 2, and Zaid Nur and Raed Hamdan who threw explosives at Israeli soldiers in Nablus –Ed.) to the throne of truth by the side of the All-Powerful King [Allah] –glory and eternity is yours. You are undoubtedly living, while the occupation and the oppressor will come to their end, even if not at this moment."

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Fatah glorifies terrorist who murdered 2 as “the perfect person” and as a “heroic Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 20, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"The Martyr (Shahid) represents the moment of transcending these blind instincts, as he stands firm before death and transcends the conditioned reflexes – then the perfect person is realized within him, to whom we give a military salute."

Text on image: "Heroic Martyr Omar Abu Laila"
Text at bottom of image: "[Fatah] Organization and Mobilization Commission – Information Bureau"
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Fatah’s youth movement eulogizes terrorist who murdered 2 as a “heroic Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 20, 2019

Text and poster posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Fatah's Shabiba [Youth Movement] eulogizes Martyr Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)"

Text on poster:
"'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, Sura 3:169, Sahih International translation].
The Palestinian National Liberation Movement Fatah – Salfit Branch, Al-Zawiya Organizational Region
And the Fatah Student Movement of Al-Quds Open University
Eulogize their son, heroic Martyr
Omar Amin Yusuf Abu Laila
Who died as a Martyr on Tuesday, March 19, 2019
After a confrontation with the Israeli counter-terrorism unit at the village of Abwein
Glory to the Martyrs who are more honorable than all of us"
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Fatah youth movement accompanies “to his wedding” the “heroic Martyr,” killer of 2, “who carried out the operation of heroism”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 20, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Omar Abu Laila who murdered two Israelis.

Text on image:
"The Shabiba Movement of Fatah in Palestine accompanies to his wedding (i.e., Martyr's funeral is considered wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam)
Heroic Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)
Who carried out the operation of heroism (i.e., terror attack) at Salfit
Knight of Al-Quds Open University Shabiba, Salfit Branch"
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Fatah branch glorifies terrorist who murdered 2 as a “self-sacrificing fighter,” a “Martyr,” and as “Rambo of Palestine” who was “assassinated” by “fascist” Israeli security forces
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Salfit Branch, Mar. 20, 2019

Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Salfit Branch

Posted text: "The fascist occupation forces assassinated Omar Abu Laila, 19 (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) from the town of Al-Zawiya in the Salfit district, the one who carried out the self-sacrificing operation (i.e., terror attack) that took place three (sic., 2) days ago next to the settlement Ariel, that sits on the [Palestinian] citizens' lands. Three (sic., 2) Zionists were killed in the operation, among them a Zionist rabbi, and some others were wounded.
Glory to the Martyrs who are more honorable than all of us."

Text at top of image:
"Self-sacrificing fighter (Fida'i)
Omar Abu Laila"
Text at bottom of image: "Fatah was here - Rambo of Palestine"
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Fatah branch eulogizes terrorist who murdered 2: "A Fatah lion cub… his pure soul ascended to Heaven… [a] heroic Martyr" who was “murdered in cold blood"
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Salfit Branch, Mar. 20, 2019

Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Salfit Branch

Posted text: "Zionist counter-terrorism and reconnaissance units, the Zionist Paratroopers Brigade, military and reconnaissance aircrafts, senior officers in the Israeli Security Agency, Zionist Duvdevan [anti-terrorist] forces, and thousands of the occupation's soldiers – all of these wild dogs pursued a Fatah lion cub, not yet 20 years old, for about three days. He frightened them, shocked them, crushed their terrorist security system, and destroyed their fragile myth [of military strength]. Then his pure soul ascended to Heaven as a Martyr (Shahid) from the missiles and bullets of these murderers, who murdered him in cold blood this evening [March 19, 2019] in the village of Abwein in the Ramallah district.
To Heaven, heroic Martyr Omar Abu Laila, together with 'the prophets, the steadfast affirmers of truth, the martyrs and the righteous. And excellent are these as companions.' [Quran, Sura 4:69, Sahih International translation]"

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"Self-sacrificing fighter (Fida'i)
Omar Abu Laila"
Text at bottom of image: "Fatah was here - Rambo of Palestine"
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Fatah branch praises terrorist who murdered 2: "To you the glory, the blessing, the peace, [Allah's] mercy and the honor, O lion, Fatah member, Martyr and daring fighter"
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Salfit Branch, Mar. 20, 2019

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Posted text: "To you the glory, the blessing, the peace, [Allah's] mercy and the honor, O lion, Fatah member, Martyr (Shahid) and daring fighter Omar Abu Laila. May Allah have mercy on you, the lion of the Salfit district."

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"Self-sacrificing fighter (Fida'i)
Omar Abu Laila"
Text at bottom of image: "Fatah was here - Rambo of Palestine"
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist murderer as a “Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 19, 2019

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Posted text: "Martyr (Shahid) Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) from the town of Al-Zawiya, the one who carried out the Salfit operation.
Glory and eternity to the Martyrs."

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2 Murderers who killed 4 are “the role models for the children,” says Fatah official
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 18, 2019

Fatah Revolutionary Council member Muhammad Al-Laham on PA TV News: “We need to tell our people about Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), to tell it about the guy from Salfit yesterday (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) – how he humiliated the occupation and its intelligence [service]. These are the role models, the role models for the children – who are resisting the occupation.”
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Fatah expresses pride in terrorist who murdered 2’s support for Abbas
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 17, 2019

Text and shared post on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
“Salfit district
The occupation army publishes the identity of the one who carried out the operation (i.e., terror attack) in Ariel:
Omar Abu Laila (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), 19, from the town of Al-Zawiya in western Salfit.
[The following is] what Omar Abu Laila from the town of Al-Zawiya – whom Israel accuses of carrying out the operation in Salfit – published on his Facebook page.”

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Sports festival named after terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi, who led killing of 37; Girls wore shirts with image of terrorist
Source: Facebook page of the Beitunia Upper Elementary School for Girls, Mar. 13, 2019

Text and picture posted on the Facebook page of the Beitunia Upper Elementary School for Girls

Posted text: "With considerable creativity, the events of the Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) Sports Festival took place today [March 13, 2019] in the presence of Director of the Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) brother Bassem Erekat, District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam, and Beitunia Mayor brother Ribhi Dawla."

The picture shows girls wearing red shirts with an image of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi and the following text: "Dalal Mughrabi Festival"
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PA District Governor participates in “Dalal Mughrabi Festival” at school for girls
Source: Facebook page of District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam, Mar. 13, 2019

Text and pictures posted on the Facebook page of District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam

Posted text: "During her participation in the Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) Festival, held at the Beitunia Elementary School for Girls in the presence of the director of the district's Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) and the mayor of Beitunia, [District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh] Dr. Laila Ghannam emphasized that our children, who are suffering from the occupation's brutality, are determined to continue on the path with the same certain steps, towards the realization of the national rights. She explained that it is the right of these generations to live in freedom and dignity on their land, far from the occupation and its tyranny..."
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Fatah Facebook promotes rioting, alongside iamge of Arafat: “Jerusalem is calling to those among you who are raging”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 13, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The guardians of Jerusalem’s honor”

The image shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and gesturing to a picture of the Temple Mount.

Text on image: “Jerusalem is calling to those among you who are raging”
Text on bottom of image: “Information Office of the Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission”
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Fatah Facebook conveys “a blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat in Jerusalem”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 12, 2019

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Posted text:
“A blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem. You are the nation’s glory and the first line of defense for our cause and our holy sites.”

Text under logo:
“Information Office of the Fatah Movement Mobilization and Organization Commission”
Text at top of image: “Jerusalem is a red line”
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Fatah Facebook promotes violence: “We are redeeming Jerusalem with our blood”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 12, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text and text on left side of image: “We are redeeming Jerusalem with our blood”

The image shows a masked Arab rioter holding his hands in the air in front of the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount. In the bottom left corner of the image is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text under logo:
“Information Office of the Fatah Movement Mobilization and Organization Commission”
Fatah post calls terrorist Dalal Mughrabi “bride of Jaffa - glory to you, O one who carried out a glorious act”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 12, 2019

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Posted text: "O sister of free women and men, bride of Jaffa – glory to you, O one who carried out a glorious act.
Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), who one day established a republic for Palestine."

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"Dalal Mughrabi
The legend that will not die"

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Fatah Facebook post glorifies terrorist Dalal Mughrabi
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text and text at top of image: "When Dalal [Mughrabi] (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) decided to fulfill her true role as a mother, she went to Palestine (apparently implies that Dalal Mughrabi became the symbolic mother of “the Republic of Palestine” and of future generations of Palestinians through her attack –Ed.)"

The image shows terrorist Dalal Mughrabi – who led the murder of 37, 12 of them children – in a military uniform.

Text at bottom left of image:
"1958 – 1978""

Dalal Mughrabi – female Palestinian terrorist who led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
Fatah Facebook commemorates worst terror attack in Israel’s history as “the self-sacrificing coastal operation,” led by “Martyr” Dalal Mughrabi
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019

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Posted text:
"March 11, 1978
The 41st anniversary of the self-sacrificing coastal operation, which was carried out by Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., Coastal Road massacre, 37 murdered, 12 of them children)"

The image shows a page from an unidentified newspaper from the day after the Coastal Road massacre led by terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, in which 37 were murdered, 12 of them children. The page is covered with articles about the attack, including pictures of Mughrabi and the remains of the bus she and her terror squad hijacked and blew up.

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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist Dalal Mughrabi as a “legend that will not die”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children in the Coastal Road massacre), the almond flower of March
A legend that will not die / the Palestinian coastal operation
The 41st anniversary
All glory to the Martyrs (Shahids), who are more honorable than us
To Paradise together with the prophets, the righteous, and the Martyrs"

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Fatah post about terrorist Dalal Mughrabi: “One of the symbols of our revolution and a beacon for the generations. She has captured every Palestinian heart”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019

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Posted text:
"The legend that will not die, self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’iya) Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Sa'id Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), considered one of the symbols of our revolution and a beacon for the generations. She has captured every Palestinian heart."

Text on image:
"Dalal Mughrabi
The legend that will not die"

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Sister of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi explains background to delay in establishment of square in Ramallah named after her
Source: Al-Hadath, Palestinian news website, Mar. 11, 2019
Headline: “Who is fighting Martyr Dalal Mughrabi in Ramallah?”
         “For eight years the inauguration of Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) Square in the Um Al-Sharayet area of Ramallah has been postponed. Despite the establishment of the square and the preparations for all that is befitting of the Martyrs, Rashida Mughrabi – the sister of Martyr Dalal – received a phone call that she described as ‘rephrehensible.’ In the call it was said that ‘The inauguration of the square has been postponed until further notice.’..".
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Renewed monument to terrorist Dalal Mughrabi at “Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Square” in Ramallah
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019
 

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “On the anniversary of the coastal operation, which was led by heroine Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist murderer who led the Coastal Road Massacre, 37 murdered, 12 of them children; see note below) – the inauguration of Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi Square”

Text on sign: “Heroic Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Square
Palestinian National Liberation Movement ‘Fatah’ – Ramallah and El-Bireh branch”
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PA TV honors female terrorist who led murder of 37 as “iron woman” – “Since Martyrdom is a dream her story is not forgotten”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 11, 2019

Official PA TV narrator
: "For decades her reputation has spread and her name has been famous – Palestinian Martyr Dalal Mughrabi… Iron woman Dalal Mughrabi commanded the Deir Yassin squad, which was composed of 12 self-sacrificing fighters – on the orders of General Commander of the Palestinian Revolution Forces Khalil Al-Wazir 'Abu Jihad' – that carried out the Kamal Adwan operation… [The members of] the Kamal Adwan squad died as Martyrs, 37 Israelis were killed, and 80 others were wounded… And since Martyrdom is a dream, the story of Dalal Mughrabi's life is not forgotten and remains in the minds of the revolutionaries and free people of the world. Moreover, time has not succeeded in erasing her name from the minds of the occupation leaders and [Israeli] army generals, given that the quality operation came as a surprise and showed the inability of Israel's security. Dalal Mughrabi is a woman who removed the barriers of tradition and broke the social taboos when she went to find freedom and led a path of struggle and defense…"
Official PA TV newsreader: "May Allah have mercy on Dalal Mughrabi."
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Terrorist who led murder of 37 glorified in official PA daily as a “Martyr” who “killed and wounded hundreds”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 11, 2019
Headline: "Today is the 41st anniversary of the death as a Martyr of fighter Dalal Mughrabi"
       "Today [March 11, 2019] is the 41st anniversary of the Martyrdom-death of Palestinian fighter Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), who was born in 1958 in one of the Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut. She was the daughter of a family from Jaffa that escaped to Lebanon following the 1948 Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel)…
On the morning of March 11, 1978, Mughrabi disembarked from a boat passing opposite the Palestinian coast together with her squad… Dalal and her squad succeeded in reaching Tel Aviv (sic., the terror squad never reached Tel Aviv) and took over the bus with all of its soldier passengers (sic., only civilian passengers were on the bus), while outside the bus the battle continued with other Israeli soldiers. Hundreds on the Israeli side were killed and wounded (sic., 37 murdered and 70 wounded)..."

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Terrorist who led murder of 37 glorified on Fatah Facebook page as a “Martyr” who “killed and wounded hundreds”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 11, 2019
Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page (identical text appeared the official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida on the same date):

Posted text: "Today [March 11, 2019] is the 41st anniversary of the Martyrdom-death of Palestinian fighter Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children)...
Dalal and her squad succeeded in reaching Tel Aviv (sic., the terror squad never reached Tel Aviv) and took over the bus with all of its soldier passengers (sic., only civilian passengers were on the bus), while outside the bus the battle continued with other Israeli soldiers. Hundreds on the Israeli side were killed and wounded (sic., 37 murdered and 70 wounded)..."

Text on image:
"The flower of Al-Asifa (i.e., Fatah military unit)
The self-sacrificing fighter
Martyr Dalal Mughrabi"

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Fatah official: “We are prepared to sacrifice our salaries, and we will not touch a single penny of the salaries of our Martyrs and our wounded and prisoner heroes”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 11, 2019
Headline: “Abu Rudeina: We are prepared to sacrifice our salaries, and we will not touch a single penny of the salaries of our Martyrs and of our wounded and prisoner heroes”
     “Fatah Movement Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Ideology and [Fatah] Central Committee member Nabil Abu Rudeina said that our Palestinian people and its leadership will not agree to compromise on the national principles, and prime among them Jerusalem and its holy sites. He added that the salaries of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners are a taboo that must not be touched…
Abu Rudeina added: ‘We are prepared to sacrifice our salaries, and we will not touch a single penny of the salaries of our Martyrs and our wounded and prisoner heroes, who have sacrificed that which is most precious to them for their homeland’s cause and for the realization of their people’s hope and aspirations for freedom and independence.’”
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Fatah Facebook posts identity card of terrorist “Palestinian fighter Martyr Dalal Mughrabi”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 10, 2019

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Picture: The identity card of Palestinian fighter Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi"

The picture shows the identity card of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi who led murder of 37, 12 of them children, with Mughrabi’s picture in the upper left corner.

Dalal Mughrabi – female Palestinian terrorist who led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
Anniversary of the death of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi commemorated at procession
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 9, 2019

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "From the weekly procession in Ni'lin:
During the weekly procession in Ni'lin, the anniversary of the death of the heroine of the coastal operation, Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), was commemorated. The worshippers prayed behind the health center and then the procession set out in the direction of the wall (referring to the Israeli security wall –Ed.).
[The participants] waved Palestinian flags and pictures of the Martyr (Shahida) [Dalal Mughrabi]. Tires were burnt, and pictures of the Martyr were hung on the cement wall."

One picture from the event shows a Palestinian man with a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) draped around his neck holding pictures of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who led the murder of 37, 12 of them children

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Fatah lauds “female revolutionaries” with image of armed masked women on International Women's Day
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 8, 2019

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text and text on image:
"May you female revolutionaries be lauded every year
The 8th of March, International Women's Day"

The picture shows Palestinian women masked with keffiyehs (Arab headdresses) using slingshots. At the bottom right is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas
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Fatah celebrates for International Women's Day with image of woman with gun
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 8, 2019
Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"And for International Women's Day:
To the mothers of the Martyrs (Shahids), to the mothers of the prisoners, to the mothers of the detainees, to the Palestinian mothers, who were nursed by Palestine with the milk of honor and glory, to the Palestinian women – may you be the masters of the land every year"

Text on image:
“(In Arabic:) Palestine
(In Arabic and English:) 8th of March the International Woman (sic.) Day
(In Arabic:) General Union of Palestinian Women"
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On Women’s Day, PA TV honors murderer Dalal Mughrabi and plane hijacker Laila Khaled – They are “the most prominent names”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 8, 2019

Official PA TV reporter: "Palestinian women have created a history filled with their resolve, with their strength, and [for] some of them – with [sacrificing] their freedom in prison… Through their Martyrdom-deaths Palestinian women have participated in chapters of struggle in the most prominent events in Palestinian history. It will never be possible to review the struggle of the Palestinian women without [mentioning] the two self-sacrificing fighters Dalal Mughrabi and Laila Khaled – the first woman who hijacked an Israeli plane – as the most prominent names of the Palestinian resistance."

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“Self-sacrificing fighter Laila Khaled, who hijacked an Israeli plane [in] 1969.”
“Self-sacrificing fighter Dalal Mughrabi”
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Deputy PA PM: “Non-payment of the public employees’ salaries is less significant than subtracting one penny from the family of a Martyr or prisoner who sacrificed his life and freedom for Palestine"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 8, 2019
       “[PA] Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information Nabil Abu Rudeina said… during a tribute ceremony held yesterday [March 7, 2019] by the [PA] Ministry of Information for the ministry’s female employees for International Women’s Day… that the salaries (rawatib) of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners will be paid regardless of the cost, and that it is not possible to abandon or treat lightly the livelihood of the Palestinian people’s heroes.
The deputy prime minister said that the Palestinian national decision that was made by [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] and the Palestinian leadership is not to accept the tax money if even one penny is deducted by Israel (referring to implementation of the Anti “Pay-for-Slay” Law to deduct terror salaries; see note below –Ed.), and that non-payment of the public employees’ salaries is less significant than subtracting one penny from the family of a Martyr or prisoner who sacrificed his life and freedom for Palestine and its heroic people, such as heroic Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice), who until now has served 37 years in the occupation’s prisons.”
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Fatah Facebook posts letters from families of car-ramming terrorists: “We emphasize that our Martyr sons and all of our people’s Martyrs are [a source of] pride to the nation – stars shining in the skies of Palestine”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 6, 2019
Text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page, excerpt of a letter from the families of terrorists Yusuf Anqawi and Amir Darraj, who committed a car ramming attack and wounded 2

Posted text: “We emphasize that our Martyr (Shahid) sons and all of our people’s Martyrs are [a source of] pride to the nation – stars shining in the skies of Palestine – and that this pure streaming blood is a torch on the path to Jerusalem. And here, we present you today with the true story of how the occupation executed our Martyr sons and is holding their bodies… What the eyewitnesses saw decisively confirms that what happened is execution in cold blood, and that what happened is a car accident – the opposite of every other claim that the occupation believes.”

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PA TV uses International Women's Day to glorify female terrorists and murderers
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 6, 2019

Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, from Gaza, on International Women’s Day activity

Official PA TV host in Gaza:
"Today [on International Women’s Day] we are telling the Palestinian women that they are the headline of the Palestinian cause with their resolve and patience. All of our blessings to the Palestinian female prisoners, to the wives of the prisoners, to the mothers of the prisoners."
Director of the Palestinian Women’s Union in Gaza Amal Hamad:
"We bless the female and male prisoners and our Martyrs with all blessings. They have stood by the men … The women were the first to take part in the battle. That is why we also have female Martyrs – Shadia Abu Ghazaleh, Dalal Mughrabi Wafa Idris, Ayyat Al-Akhras, Darin Abu Aisheh, and Razan Al-Najjar… Today, the Palestinian people in its entirety participates in the true battle of the national struggle that is greater than every secondary social battle here and there."
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Fatah official on prisoners’ salaries: "We will starve and go naked and we will not submit to the American-Zionist blackmail. The Palestinian leadership, led by Abbas, will remain loyal to the Martyrs’ families and the prisoners’ families"
Source: Al-Quds, Mar. 5, 2019
Headline: “Abbas Zaki: We will starve and go naked and not abandon the rights of the prisoners and Martyrs”
       “Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki said… that the payment of the salaries and allowances of the families of the prisoners and the Martyrs (Shahids) symbolizes their loyalty and the return to the glowing ember of the Palestinian national struggle, and that the prisoners and Martyrs are the symbol of heroism for our people due to their sacrificing their lives and freedom for the Palestinian cause. He said: ‘We will starve and go naked and we will not submit to the American-Zionist blackmail. The Palestinian leadership, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, will remain loyal to the Martyrs’ families and the prisoners’ families.’”
Martyrs’ families thank Abbas for “determining that their monthly allowances must be paid immediately”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 4, 2019
Headline: “Sbeihat: The Martyrs’ families feel pride in light of the [PA] president’s positions”
      “The National Association of the Families of the Martyrs of Palestine expressed its appreciation yesterday [March 3, 2019] for [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas’ positions on all that is connected to the affairs of the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) families in the various fields.
Secretary-General of The [National] Association [of the Families of the Martyrs of Palestine] Muhammad Sbeihat said in a statement from the association: ‘The Martyrs’ families feel pride thanks to President [Abbas’] firm positions regarding them. They… greatly appreciate all of the decisions, the latest being the instructions he gave today to the [PA] government determining that their monthly allowances must be paid immediately, before all of the other sectors and without any reduction. This is despite the government’s financial situation, and particularly after the occupation robbed the tax money (refers to implementation of Israeli Anti “Pay-for-Slay” Law to deduct terrorist salaries; see note below –Ed.).’”

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PA PM Hamdallah: “The first salaries that we will pay are the salaries of the Martyrs and the prisoners”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 4, 2019
      “Interim [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said in his speech at the ceremony launching the Arab Training Program that is being organized by the National School for Management: ‘With new aggression, Israel has deducted the salaries of the families of the prisoners and the Martyrs (Shahids) from the Palestinian tax money (refers to implementation of Israel's Anti “Pay-for-Slay” Law to deduct terrorist salaries; see note below –Ed.). This is in order to increase the strangulation and tighten the siege on our people financially and economically, and in order to destroy our ability to fulfill our obligations. We have emphasized and still emphasize that we are capable of overcoming the current crisis and strengthening our national enterprise through popular unity around His Honor [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas. We say to them that in accordance with President Mahmoud Abbas’ instructions, the first salaries that we will pay are the salaries of the Martyrs and the prisoners (today or tomorrow) [parentheses in source], and with patience and cooperation we will soon be able to pay part of the public employees’ salaries.’”

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Fatah video: Murder of 10 was “one of the most famous operations”
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Mar. 3, 2019

Video and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch. This video was originally posted on February 10, 2018 and was posted again on March 3, 2019.

Posted text: “A Fatah Movement military operation
The Wadi Al-Haramiya operation (i.e., terror attack, 10 murdered)”

The video shows pictures of terrorist Thaer Hammad, who murdered 10, as well as pictures of soldiers and snipers.

Text on screen in video:
"Date: Monday, March 3, 2002
Location: Wadi Al-Haramiya
The one who carried it out:
Thaer Kayed Hammad, from Silwad near Ramallah, born in 1980
Target: The Israeli army checkpoint in Wadi Al-Haramiya..."
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist who murdered 11 Israelis
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 3, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Thaer Hammad, who murdered 10 Israelis.

Text on image: “The sniper from Wadi Al-Haramiya”
Posted text: “Eleven Israeli soldiers (sic., 7 soldiers and 3 civilians) were killed and nine others were wounded in a quality operation (i.e., terror attack) next to Ramallah.
Prisoner Thaer Hammad (i.e., terrorist, murdered 10) was born in the town of Silwad. On Monday, March 3, 2002, he killed 11 Israeli soldiers and one settler (sic.) and wounded nine by sniping with an M1 rifle. Only 26 bullets were fired on that checkpoint between Ramallah and Nablus. His old rifle exploded afterwards.
Sentence: 11 life sentences.”

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Fatah official: “The leadership will continue to pay the salaries of the Martyrs, wounded, and prisoners, whatever the consequences may be”
Source: Al-Quds, Mar. 3, 2019
Headline: "Al-Aloul: We will not agree to 'the deal of the century' and will continue to pay the salaries of the Martyrs, prisoners, and wounded regardless of the consequences"
        "Fatah Movement Deputy President (i.e., Chairman) [and Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul again emphasized the leadership's refusal to accept what is called by America and Israel 'the deal of the century' (referring to US President Donald Trump's as yet unpublished Middle East peace plan –Ed.)… and also emphasized that the leadership will continue to pay the salaries of the Martyrs (Shahids), wounded, and prisoners, whatever the consequences may be (refers to Israel's implementation of its Anti "Pay-to-Slay" Law; see note below –Ed.)…
Al-Aloul added… 'The priorities have changed for some of the Arab governments after the US and Israel succeeded in establishing the definition of Iran as the direct enemy of these governments, that it threatens their existence, and that it is the greatest danger to security in the Middle East region; meanwhile Israel has used this to strengthen the attack against the Palestinian people and its leadership.'"

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Fatah in Bethlehem visits family of “heroic Martyr Martyrdom-seeker,” i.e. suicide bomber who murdered 11, “out of loyalty to his pure blood”
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Jerusalem Branch, Mar. 2, 2019

Images and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “The Deheisheh refugee camp organizational region in the Fatah Movement Bethlehem branch and the national activity factions in a visit to the home of the family of heroic Martyr (Shahid) Martyrdom-seeker Muhammad Daraghmeh (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 11) for the anniversary of his death, and this was out of loyalty to his pure blood.”

Muhammad Daraghmeh Al-Shou'ani – terrorist of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who carried out a suicide bombing at the entrance to a yeshiva (religious studies academy) in the Beit Yisrael neighborhood of Jerusalem on March 2, 2002, shortly after a Bar Mitzvah celebration had taken place there. 11 people were murdered in the attack, among them children and babies, and 50 were injured.
PLO Prisoners’ Affairs director emphasizes “the Palestinian leadership's adherence to its obligation to the prisoners… and to not conceding to the Israeli and American pressures calling to stop the Martyrs and prisoners' salaries”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 1, 2019
Headline: "Ramallah: Honoring the military financial staff that works on the prisoners' cause"
      "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr honored Head of the IT Department in the Military Financial Directorate Jihad Yusuf and Director-General of Military Salaries Anis Nayfeh on Thursday [Feb. 28, 2019] at his office in Ramallah as a sign of honor for the efforts they have invested in serving the prisoners' cause and supporting them.
During the meeting… Abu Bakr emphasized the Palestinian leadership's adherence to its obligation to the prisoners and their relatives and to not conceding to the Israeli and American pressures calling to stop the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners' salaries (rawatib) and allowances (mukhassasat) (referring to implementation of Israeli Anti “Pay-for-Slay” law that deducts terror salaries; see note–Ed.)."

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Fatah Facebook glorifies imprisoned terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 1, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The images show terrorist Marwan Barghouti, who orchestrated three attacks in which 5 were murdered.

Posted text: “Half of his life in the occupation’s prisons
Fatah Central Committee member commander prisoner Marwan Barghouti ‘Abu Al-Qassam’ (i.e., terrorist who orchestrated three attacks in which 5 were murdered)”

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Fatah branch commemorates and glorifies suicide bomber that killed 11
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 28, 2019

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “The Martyr’s (Shahid’s) family and the Fatah Movement organizational branch at the Deheisheh [refugee camp] invite you to a commemoration of the 17th anniversary of the death of Martyr Muhammad Daraghmeh (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 11) on Saturday at 6:00 p.m., at the home of the Martyr’s father.”

Text on image: “‘We bid you farewell and took an oath: We will restore your beauty – that is a promise’ (a line from a song about the 1982 First Lebanon War –Ed.)
Heroic Martyrdom-seeker
Muhammad Ahmed Daraghmeh Al-Shou’ani
Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades
The Deheisheh refugee camp
March 2, 2002”

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Abbas in letter to Putin: Israeli “pay-for-slay” law is meant to prevent PA from “fulfilling its obligations to the families of the prisoners and Martyrs, who struggled for the freedom of their people… and who are worthy of all aid”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 24, 2019
      “PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Movement Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad received Russian Ambassador to the State of Palestine Aydar Aganin at his office in Ramallah yesterday [Feb. 23, 2019].
Al-Ahmad gave the Russian ambassador a written letter from [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas for [Russian] President Vladimir Putin. The letter deals with the recent developments and the cutting of part of the tax money by [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s government (refers to implementation of law to deduct terrorist salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) in a way that contradicts the economic Paris Agreement (see note below –Ed.) that was signed between the two sides – a step that contradicts international laws and that is meant to blackmail the Palestinian leadership and exert pressure on it, in order to prevent it from fulfilling its obligations to the families of the prisoners and Martyrs (Shahids), who struggled for the freedom of their people and the end of the occupation, and who are worthy of all aid – regardless of the difficulties and pressures.”
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Fatah student movement at Bethlehem University willing to “donate the Student Union Council budget and all of its allowances to the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 23, 2019
Headline: “The Shabiba of Bethlehem University announced its willingness to donate the Student Union Council budget and all of its allowances to the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners”
      “The [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement at Bethlehem University announced its willingness to donate the budget of the Student Union at the university and all of their allowances to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the prisoners, and the wounded. This was after the occupation government’s decision to steal the money allocated to the Martyrs, prisoners, and wounded from the Palestinian tax money (refers to Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.).”

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PA finance minister: PA may cut salaries to employees but salaries to terrorists and their families will be paid in full
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 22, 2019
Headline: “Bishara: The salaries will be paid on time, but possibly not in full”
     “[PA] Minister of Finance Shukri Bishara announced that the [PA] government will pay the salaries of the public employees on time, but they are likely to be partial, other than the pension stipends and the allowances (mukhassasat) of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the wounded, and the prisoners, which will be paid in full. Bishara said this yesterday [Feb. 21, 2019] at a joint press conference with [PA] Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Al-Malki, following a meeting with consuls and representatives of European Union states in order to explain the consequences of the Israeli decision to deduct the government’s payments to the families of the prisoners, Martyrs, and wounded from the tax money (refers to implementation of law to deduct terrorist salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), and he added: ‘There is an official decision that was made yesterday, Wednesday [Feb. 20, 2019], not to accept the tax money if even a single penny is missing from it.’"
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Abbas speech: "We categorically refuse the Israeli measure [to cut tax transfers to the PA] and we also refused to receive the remaining funds after the deduction"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 22, 2019
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the violent acts and hatred in France”
         “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the acts of violence, extremism, and hatred that took place in friendly France, and considered them part of the anti-Semitic expressions that are unacceptable to us and to the international community. In a press statement yesterday [Feb. 21, 2019], the Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized the State of Palestine’s standing by France against these crimes, regardless of their source, and expressed its full solidarity with friendly France, its President [Emmanuel Macron], its government, and its people in the struggle against hatred, racism, and Antisemitism in all of their forms. It should be noted that a series of incidents took place recently in France, including the vandalizing of 96 Jewish gravestones with swastikas at a cemetery in Quatzenheim, in Alsace. Swastikas (a Nazi symbol) [parentheses in source] were also sprayed on pictures of late politician [and Holocaust survivor] Simone [Weil], and anonymous people cut down trees that were planted to commemorate the memory of a Jew [Ilan Halimi] who was tortured to death in 2006.”
Fatah official warns of “unprecedented Israeli escalation in settlement, terror, daily invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the seizure of the tax money… we will not sell the prisoners, the Martyrs, Jerusalem, or independence for money”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 22, 2019
Headline: “Rajoub briefed Aboul Gheit and Shukri on the recent Palestinian developments”
      “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub briefed Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on the recent developments in the situation, and particularly on the political developments in Palestine… Rajoub said in a statement after the meeting: ‘We as Palestinians are standing before an unprecedented Israeli escalation in settlement, terror, daily invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the seizure of the tax money – which is Palestinian money – because of what we provide to the prisoners, Martyrs (Shahids), and their families (refers to Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), which constitutes a permanent matter in our lives since the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution. This will create difficult financial conditions, but we will not sell the prisoners, the Martyrs, Jerusalem, or independence for money.’”

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PA District Governor: “The cause of the prisoners and Martyrs is among the priorities of the Palestinian people and leadership… [Abbas’ position is that] we will not accept the tax money if even one penny is missing from it”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 22, 2019
     “Dozens of civilians took part in a protest and solidarity vigil yesterday [Feb. 21, 2019] to condemn the Israeli occupation’s theft of the prisoners and Martyrs’ (Shahids’) allowances (mukhassasat) (refers to implementation of law to deduct terrorist salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.). During the vigil, which was organized by the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs in Salfit and the Fatah Movement’s Salfit branch, Salfit District Governor Ibrahim Al-Balawi said that the cause of the prisoners and Martyrs is among the priorities of the Palestinian people and leadership, and this has been a firm position throughout time until now, and we will not concede our right to our money. He added that the occupation has decided to punish our people through the most precious thing it has – the sons of the Martyrs and the prisoners who are behind bars. However, [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] has adhered to his firm and latest position which he will not concede, and to his emphasis that we will not accept the tax money if even one penny is missing from it.’”
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PA Minister of Finance explains pay cuts: Terrorists keep a full salary, but public employees and private sector must sacrifice
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Feb. 21, 2019

Press conference by PA Minister of Foreign Affairs Al-Malki and PA Minister of Finance Bishara

PA Minister of Finance Shukri Bishara: "Our leadership’s decision is that if [Israel] deducts [even] a penny we will not accept the tax money... [The public employees receiving] 2,000 [shekels] are secure 100%. [Those receiving] an additional 1,000 [will be paid] at a rate of 60%-70%... Those who will sacrifice in this equation are those whose salaries are higher. We want to preserve the lower salaries. We will have a single standard for the whole society. The private sector – at the least we will not stop its solvency. The pensioners – we will protect their pensions 100%. The prisoners and released prisoners – 100%. Those are the instructions of the President and the leadership – and we will not disappoint them on this matter. We do not want to delude you, we [stand] before difficulties."
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Fatah spokesman about imprisoned terrorists and murderers: “Our heroic prisoners… will remain the diamond in the crown”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Feb. 21, 2019
Official PA TV program Talk of the Hour, hosting Fatah Revolutionary Council member and official Fatah Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi

Fatah Revolutionary Council member and official Fatah Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi: “All of the blessings to our heroic prisoners who are behind the occupation’s bars, who have made the sacrifice of their freedom and their separation from their children, their wives, their homes, and the alleyways of the Old City of Nablus, Bethlehem, Hebron, Jerusalem, and Gaza for our freedom. Israel wants us to punish our brave prisoners and our Martyrs for their legitimate struggle for freedom and independence. It wants us to deliver a blow to the national identity with our own hands… The prisoners, the Martyrs, and their families – we have not abandoned them since 1965 and they will remain the diamond in the crown, the headline of a legitimate struggle, and the headline of our honor. Therefore, this lion [PA President Mahmoud Abbas] who is carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in his tent, in the Muqata’a (i.e., the PA headquarters), is emphasizing once again that the oath is an oath, that the promise is a promise.”

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PA Jericho District Governor: Israel’s cut to tax transfers is “part of the series of steps whose goal is to harm the sanctity of the struggle of the prisoners, Martyrs, and wounded”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 21, 2019
Headline: “Jericho: Protest vigil against Israel’s theft of the prisoners and Martyrs’ allowances”
      “Respected figures from the Jericho district participated in a protest vigil against the occupation’s theft of the prisoners and Martyrs’ (Shahids’) allowances from the Palestinian tax money (refers to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.)… Jericho District Governor Jihad Abu Al-Asal said that the occupation’s decision is part of the series of steps whose goal is to harm the sanctity of the struggle of the prisoners, Martyrs, and wounded.”
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Fatah spokesman ensures terrorists and murderers will be paid: “Our heroic prisoners… will remain the diamond in the crown”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Feb. 21, 2019

Official PA TV program
Talk of the Hour

Fatah Revolutionary Council member and official Fatah Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi: “All of the blessings to our heroic prisoners behind the occupation’s bars, who have made the sacrifice of their freedom and their separation from their children, their wives, and their homes… Israel wants us to punish our brave prisoners and our Martyrs for their legitimate struggle for freedom and independence… The prisoners, the Martyrs, and their families –will remain the diamond in the crown… and the headline of our honor. This lion [PA President Abbas]… is emphasizing once again… that the promise is a promise - a promise to the Martyrs… We are saying it on behalf of the Fatah Movement – if a single dollar is left in our hands, we will pay it to the families of the Martyrs and to the prisoners… Our Martyrs are heroes and our prisoners are heroes.”
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Director of PLO prisoners’ commission: Israel’s cutting of PA tax transfers over terror salaries “will be tantamount to an actual bomb that will blow up in the face of the occupation”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 20, 2019
      "Director of the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that the Israeli crime – the blatant theft of the money of the State of Palestine under the pretext of deducting the salaries that are paid to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners (referring to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) – will be tantamount to an actual bomb that will blow up in the face of the occupation.  This was said during his meeting with a Fatah Movement delegation… Abu Bakr explained that the Palestinian leadership, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, emphasizes that the salaries of the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners must not be harmed, and that the last penny in the PA Ministry of Finance will be given with priority to this fighting group… Abu Bakr noted that this theft contradicts all of the international norms and conventions, and that silence over this crime of theft by broad daylight will open wide the gates of confrontation with the occupation. He added that the Palestinian people, its leadership, and its institutions will fight this racist extremism, and that the occupation and its leaders will pay a heavy price."
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PA government: “We will not exchange our rights for money, and we will always stand by the prisoners and their families"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 20, 2019
Headline: "The [PA] government: We will not exchange our rights for money, and we will always stand by the prisoners and their families"
     "The [PA] government emphasized that the Israeli government must understand that our people… will continue its incessant struggle and resistance generation after generation against the occupation, its policy, and its racist laws by all means that the international conventions guarantee to an occupied people… During its weekly meeting, which was held yesterday [Feb. 19, 2019] in Ramallah led by [PA] Prime Minister [Rami Hamdallah], it emphasized that the decision by the Israeli so-called 'Cabinet' to deduct approximately half a billion shekels from the tax money (refers to implementation of an Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.)… is just [another] decision in the series of decisions by the Israeli government… whose goal is to revoke all of the signed agreements, as part of a plan to eliminate the PA…
The prime minister emphasized that we will not exchange our rights and our firm positions for money."
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist Abu Jihad: "With our skulls we will pave the path to certain victory and return"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 20, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Image shows terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir - Abu Jihad, who was responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis.

Posted text: “Our heads will remain high, and our feet planted in the soil of our homeland.
With our skulls we will pave the path to certain victory and return.
The compass will never deviate from the path and will continue to point towards Palestine.”

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.
PA TV filler glorifies Martyrs, praises Abbas’ reaction to terror salary law, attacks US peace plan: “The Martyrs and prisoners are the holy ones of the Palestinian memory”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 19, 2019
Official PA TV, filler

The screenshot shows the funeral of a dead terrorist wrapped in a Palestinian flag and keffiyeh (Arab headdress).
Text on screen: “The Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners are the holy ones of the Palestinian memory”


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PLO official: Israeli 'pay-for-slay' law is "theft", part of policy to "criminalizing all forms of resistance [and] accusing our people of terror"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 19, 2019
       "PLO Executive Committee member [and head of the PLO Department of Diplomacy and Public Policy] Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said that 'This organized and deliberate theft of the Palestinian people's money and resources (referring to implementation of an Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) reflects the occupation state’s path, which is based on criminalizing all forms of resistance, accusing our people of terror, demonizing it, imposing collective punishments on it, and financially and politically blackmailing it. These steps contradict international humanitarian law and the agreements that were signed, and they are additional proof of Israel's exaggeration in punishing anyone that rejects its occupation and resists its steps.'"

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Editorial in PA daily supports Abbas’ stance against US, tax cuts: “Palestine's money will go first to its sons, to the Martyrs and prisoners, Israeli-US policy is "delusion of the despicable racist arrogance”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 19, 2019
Excerpt of editorial by the official PA daily

      "The American administration will resort to harsher and graver pressure against [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas so that he will accept [US President Donald] Trump's Zionist deal (i.e., referring to Trump's as yet unpublished Middle East peace plan), and we are relating to this and emphasizing it because the Israeli decision to steal the Palestinian tax money today [Feb. 19, 2019] (referring to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) is nothing but an American decision basically, and President Mahmoud Abbas knows this… The American administration must understand once and for all that President Mahmoud Abbas will not be like Faust who made a pact with the devil after selling his soul to him, because the believing soul of President Mahmoud Abbas is the soul of Palestine, which is not for sale or to be bargained over… Palestine's money will go first to its sons, to the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners. 'If we have only one penny left, it will go to these righteous people' – this is President Mahmoud Abbas' firm decision, from which he will not retreat in any way… The American-Israeli theft of Palestine's money is nothing but a delusion of the despicable racist arrogance..."

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Fatah supports Abbas decision to refuse all Israeli tax transfers; “The Martyrs and Prisoners` cause is a cause of the entire Palestinian people… their salaries will not be harmed”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 19, 2019
      "The Fatah Movement Central Committee discussed some political issues and internal affairs during a meeting that was held yesterday afternoon [Feb. 18, 2019] at the headquarters of the [Fatah] Movement [Commission for] Mobilization and Organization in Ramallah…
The committee conveyed to [PA] President [Mahmoud] Abbas a recommendation to refuse the unjust Israeli decision to deduct the salaries (rawatib) of the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners from the Palestinian tax money (i.e., referring to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from the PA tax money; see note below), and not to accept them if any amount is deducted. They emphasized that the Martyrs and Prisoners' cause is a cause of the entire Palestinian people and the symbol of its struggle, and we will not agree to haggle over it, and their salaries will not be harmed regardless of what Israeli pressures there may be."

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Abbas pledges to pay terrorist prisoners and families of dead terrorists
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Feb. 19, 2019

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas:
"[Israel] said that... the government of the State of Palestine pays money to terrorists. Who are these terrorists? The Martyrs, the prisoners, and the wounded. From our perspective, we have been paying them, their families, since 1965. For when a person dies, I can’t abandon his family. It is important to me to take care of his family and to pay it... If we will have only 20 or 30 million shekels - and that is what is paid to the Martyrs' families – we will pay it to the Martyrs' families. If the PA won’t have a single penny aside from that, I will pay the Martyrs' families, the prisoners' families, and the families of the wounded. This must be clear."
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PA TV: “Our Martyrs and prisoners are the source of our glory and pride”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Feb. 18, 2019

Official PA TV newsreader:
"Our Martyrs and prisoners are the source of our glory and pride. They are more honorable than all of us… This was said by… President Mahmoud Abbas: 'If we have only one penny left, we will give it to the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners.'"
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PLO official accuses Israel of attempting to destroy the PA following withholding of equivalent of terror salaries from PA tax money
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Feb. 17, 2019
The following was posted on WAFA's website in English

Headline: Israel, US attempting to destroy Palestinian Authority, says PLO official"
    "Ahmad Majdalani, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on Sunday that Israel is now attempting to destroy the Palestinian Authority through more financial sanctions in partnership with the United States administration. In a press statement, Majdalani said these attempts 'are done through more sanctions and procedures in violation of international law and the resolutions of international legitimacy, by imposing a financial blockade [of the PA].' '[Israel] believes this will compel the Palestinian leadership to comply with the so-called economic peace plan at the expense of political and legal rights [of the Palestinian people] … The Palestinian people may not be compromised by political money,' he continued. Majdalani condemned plans by the Israeli government to deduct from the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, equal to the amounts of the salaries the PA pays to the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the families of those killed by the Israeli occupation forces."

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PA Presidential Spokesman accuses Israel of "piracy" for cutting terror salaries equivalent from tax monies transfered to the PA
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Feb. 17, 2019
The following text was posted on WAFA's website in English:

Headline: "Presidency: Israel's decision to deduct from PA tax revenues a piracy"
      "Any deduction from the Palestinian clearing funds is totally rejected and is considered a piracy of the Palestinian people's money, President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said in a statement. The Israeli government decided on Sunday to deduct over $130 million from the tax funds it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority on goods destined to the Palestinian areas for what it claims is the amount of money the PA pays families of Palestinians held or killed by Israel for resisting its occupation. 'The firm position of the President in which he affirmed that we will not accept any harm to the livelihood of our imprisoned heroes and the families of martyrs and wounded,' said Abu Rudeineh. 'We consider this arbitrary Israeli decision to be a one-sided blow to the signed agreements, including the Paris Protocols,' he said. Abu Rudeineh pointed out that this decision will have serious repercussions at all levels and will be given a priority at the meeting of the leadership led by the President during the coming days."
Fatah: Deducting terror salaries from Israeli tax transfers to PA is “theft”; “This will not prevent us from continuing to take care of the families of the prisoners and Martyrs at any price”
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Feb. 17, 2019
Headline: "Fatah: The deduction of our money by Israel is theft and robbery; the pressure will lead to an explosion"
        "The Fatah Movement said that the deduction of the money for the salaries of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners by Israel (referring to Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) constitutes theft, robbery, a ruse, and a policy of thuggery… Fatah added: 'This step is absolutely offensive and unacceptable. This will not prevent us from continuing to take care of the families of the prisoners and Martyrs at any price. This step will be met with a clear official and popular Palestinian position.'
[Fatah] Revolutionary Council member and [Official] Fatah Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi said: 'If Israel and the US think that the rounds of political and economic pressures that are coming one after the other will weigh on the Palestinian leadership and on our magnificent people… and that they will succeed in changing the political position regarding the rights of the Palestinian people – and primarily Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Palestine – we ask to emphasize at this opportunity, on behalf of Fatah, that this is a complete delusion.’"

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PA PM responds to Israeli cut to PA tax money over terror salaries as "a theft of the general Palestinian money, and a crime of an international nature"
Source: Facebook page of PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, Feb. 17, 2019
Text posted on the Facebook page of PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah

Posted text: "The law on deducting the allowances of the prisoners and wounded from the tax money, which the Israeli Parliament ratified last June [2018], and which the Israeli [Security] Cabinet ratified a short time ago (refers to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), is nothing but a continuation of the racist Israeli legislation… and the collapse of the two-state solution and every opportunity to establish an independent and sovereign Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital.
This is a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention (see note below –Ed.) and of the international conventions, and a violation of the interim agreement [of the Oslo Accords] that was signed in September 1995 by Israel and the PLO (see note below –Ed.). Therefore, putting hands on this money and holding onto it is considered a theft of the general Palestinian money, and a crime of an international nature."
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Fatah official: “The Palestinian leadership led by President Mahmoud Abbas will not submit to the Israeli theft… The prisoners and Martyrs' salaries are a red line, and they will be paid in a regular manner”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 16, 2019
     "During the weekly sit-in strike by the prisoners' relatives at the Gaza headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, yesterday [Feb. 18, 2019] the prisoners' families again emphasized their faith in [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership regarding the aid being given to the prisoners' cause and the emphasis that they will not submit to the Israeli theft after the deduction of the prisoners and Martyrs' (Shahids') allowances (mukhassasat) (refers to implementation of Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from the PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), and demanded to turn to the [International] Criminal Court and punish Israel for its racist decisions…
Released prisoner and Director of the Fatah Movement Commission of the Prisoners, Martyrs, [and Wounded in Gaza] Tayseer Al-Bardini said that the Palestinian leadership led by President Mahmoud Abbas will not submit to the Israeli theft, particularly since the president always emphasizes that the prisoners and Martyrs' salaries (rawatib) are a red line, and they will be paid in a regular manner. This requires additional popular and political activity in order to support the prisoners' rights and stand against the racist policies that Israel is implementing against the prisoners and the people."
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Abbas advisor: "The Palestinians will not be silent about the acts of theft that Israel is committing by cutting the Palestinian money and we will turn to the international courts"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 15, 2019
      “[PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas'] advisor on Foreign Affairs and International Relations and acting Head of the [PLO] Department for Expatriates’ Affairs Nabil Shaath said that the Palestinian people does not have to wait for the official announcement of ‘the deal of the century’ (refers to US President Donald Trump’s as yet unpublished Middle East peace plan –Ed.) in order to express our opinions about it, and we will not exchange our national rights for millions.
During separate meetings that he held on Thursday [Feb. 14, 2019] with the ambassadors of South Korea, Japan, Hungary, and Tunisia, he added that the Trump administration has lost the ability to sponsor the peace process due to the many steps it has taken against our people’s rights…
He also emphasized that the Palestinians will not be silent about the acts of theft that Israel is committing by cutting the Palestinian money (refers to Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), and we will turn to the international courts to restore the rights of the members of our people.”
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PA daily refers to terrorists as “Martyrs”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 15, 2019
Headline: “A decision banned the burial of Martyrs Na’alwa and Mubarak in the ‘numbered cemetery’”
       “The Israeli occupation’s Supreme Court yesterday [Feb. 16, 2019] published a decision banning the burial of the bodies of Martyrs (Shahids) Samah Mubarak (i.e., terrorist, attempted to stab Israeli) and Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) in what is called ‘the numbered cemetery’ (i.e., Israeli cemeteries for temporary burial of terrorists) until the ruling regarding the petition next week.”

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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorists as “Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 14, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “[PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs: The occupation court has decided not to bury the bodies of Martyrs (Shahids) Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) and Samah Mubarak (i.e., terrorist, attempted to stab Israeli) in the numbered cemetery (i.e., Israeli cemeteries for temporary burial of terrorists) until the final ruling regarding their bodies being held.”

The image on the left shows terrorist Ashraf Na’alwa, and the image on the right shows terrorist Samah Mubarak at the Kaaba in Mecca.

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PA daily editorial attacks Israeli cut to PA tax transfers; accuses Israelis of inciting to assassinate Abbas
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 12, 2019
Excerpt of editorial by the official PA daily

    “The American-Israeli war against the Palestinian legitimacy, its leadership, and its national release project is growing stronger and escalating: The theft of the Palestinian tax money (referring to Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) not just to tighten the financial siege on the PA, but also in order to harm the symbols of our souls, our national memory, and the history of our struggle – our Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners whose money Israel is stealing on the pretext of deducting their salaries (rawatib). There is also the ongoing criminal Zionist settler incitement against [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas in order to assassinate and eliminate him (apparently referring to the Derech Haim Movement’s campaign and the demonstrations it organized in Tel Aviv following the brutal murder of Ori Ansbacher; see notes below –Ed.).”

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PLO Prisoners’ Affairs director claims Israel wants to "criminalize the Palestinian people’s struggle... to present them as terrorists and to prevent their families from [receiving] salaries that will support them"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 12, 2019
Headline: “The Hebrew media is falsifying the facts in order to criminalize the Palestinian struggle”
     “Once again, in a scenario that repeats itself, the occupation government is trying to extort the Palestinians through the use of the returns from the tax money, which to them constitute a large part of the public income…
Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized in a press statement that the commission will not concede to the [Israeli] law, and said: ‘As the Palestinian leadership has emphasized, the salaries (rawatib) will not be harmed.’ He added: ‘They want to criminalize the Palestinian people’s struggle before the world, to present them as terrorists and to prevent their families from [receiving] salaries that will support them, while the Israeli criminals receive three salaries (sic., Israeli criminals receive no money).”

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PA daily refers to terrorist who shot 7 and murdered a premature baby as a “Martyr”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 11, 2019
Headline: “The occupation’s court froze the decision to release Martyr Saleh Barghouti’s mother”
      “Attorney of the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club Mundhir Abu Ahmed said yesterday evening [Feb. 10, 2019] that the occupation’s military court at Ofer froze its decision for the second time to release prisoner Suhair Barghouti, the mother of Martyr (Shahid) Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with accomplices).”

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Fatah council: “The prisoners, Martyrs, and wounded have sacrificed that which is most precious to them for the homeland, and Fatah will remain loyal to their sacrifice”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 10, 2019
Excerpt of a statement summarizing a session of the Fatah Revolutionary Council.

       “The prisoners, Martyrs (Shahids), and wounded have sacrificed that which is most precious to them for the homeland, and Fatah will remain loyal to their sacrifice. It will continue to fulfill its duty and obligations to them and to their families, despite the blackmail, pressures, and theft (refers to Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from the tax money Israel collects for the PA; see note below –Ed.), as severe as they may be. As [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas has emphasized more than once, this is a red line. The council condemns the occupation’s targeting of the prisoners, its break-ins [to the prisoners’ wings], and its recurring attacks against the brave prisoners. It condemns the occupying power’s policy of medical neglect in the strongest language, and prays for the 214 Martyr prisoners since 1967, the last of whom was Martyr Fares Baroud (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1). The council salutes all of the prisoners...”

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PA daily sympathetically portrays terrorists imprisoned for murdering an Israeli woman as having "their childhoods" stolen by the occupation
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 8, 2019
Headline: "Four prisoners from the Abu Tor neighborhood have begun their 18th year in the occupation's prisons"
       "Seventeen years have passed and the painful memory has not left the family of the four prisoners from the Abu Tor neighborhood south of occupied Jerusalem, who were given a heavy sentence, because at this time prisoner Muhannad Jweihan who was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment, prisoner Samir Ghaith who was sentenced to life, prisoner Amjad Abu Armila who was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment, and prisoner Ahmed Shweiki who was sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment, are beginning their 18th year of imprisonment (i.e., all terrorists involved in the murder of Israeli Moran Amit; see notes below). This is after the occupation stole their childhood from them, as they entered as children and today they are already young men within the occupation's prisons..."
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist and Martyrdom: “Martyrs are the magnificent ones; they are the crown's jewel; they are the ideal example of humanity”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 6, 2019

Text under Fatah logo:
"The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah
Mobilization and Organization Commission
Information Office"

Text at bottom of image: "The first anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of heroic Ahmed Jarrar (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 1)"
Posted text: "The Martyr, the star of the night that guides those wandering on the path, and he is giving as the candle gives that burns itself in order to light the path to freedom. The Martyrs are the magnificent ones; they are the crown jewel; they are the ideal example of humanity, of the love of life and the land.
The first anniversary of the death as a Martyr of heroic Ahmed Jarrar"

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PA government commits to “the rights of the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners, and… to allowing them to live with dignity”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 6, 2019
     "During its weekly meeting that was held yesterday (Tuesday) [Feb. 5, 2019] in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, the [PA] government condemned the leaks to the media by the Israeli government… regarding its intention to cut the allowances of the prisoners and the Martyrs' (Shahids') families from the Palestinian tax money (on Feb. 4, 2019, it was reported that Israel is about to start implementing its law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.)… The government emphasized that the tax money is purely Palestinian money that belongs to the public coffers and the members of our people, and that deducting from these revenues is nothing but a continuation of the theft of billions of Palestinian [shekels] by Israel… The government emphasized that the Palestinian leadership led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, which has announced that it is rejecting the American aid (the PA chose to stop receiving the US aid in order to avoid being sued in US courts; see note below –Ed.), is emphasizing today that it refuses to submit to blackmail. It added that it is committed to the rights of the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners, and committed to allowing them to live with dignity."

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PA Education Minister conveyed greetings and "gesture of loyalty" to terrorist and his family from PA leadership and Fatah Central Committee
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 4, 2019
Headline: “The [Fatah] Movement Office in the [PA] Ministry of Education honors the mother of the most veteran prisoner Karim Younes”
      “The [Fatah] Movement office in the [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education honored the mother of the most veteran prisoner and Fatah Central Committee member, fighter Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice), yesterday [Feb. 3, 2019].
This was during a ceremony that was held at the Martyr Yasser Arafat Auditorium with the participation of [PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education and Fatah Central Committee member Sabri Saidam… Saidam emphasized that this event constitutes a gesture of loyalty to prisoner Younes and his family. He conveyed the greetings of the Palestinian leadership and the [Fatah] Central Committee members to them, and said that he thinks that this tribute ceremony has special significance at this time, when the occupation’s actions against the prisoners and detainees are escalating. The minister again emphasized that the Ministry of Education will remain the most loyal to the national values and to the symbols who have defended the national enterprise. He thanked everyone who supports the ministry and defends it, its positions, and its curricula.”
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At rally honoring terrorists’ families, Fatah and PA officials praise prisoners and Martyrs: “The Martyrs have sacrificed their lives for the people’s freedom, and the prisoners have sacrificed their freedom for our people’s freedom”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 3, 2019
       “The Fatah Movement, the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, and the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club… honored the family members of the prisoners that were sentenced to life, the family members of the prisoners that were sentenced to more than 10 years, and the family members of the Martyrs (Shahids) that are being held by the occupation. Fatah Deputy Chairman [and Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul said: ‘The goal of this rally is to honor and give support to the family members of the prisoners and the family members of the Martyrs whose bodies are being held [by the occupation].’ [...]  Al-Aloul added: ‘The Martyrs have sacrificed their lives for the people’s freedom, and the prisoners have sacrificed their freedom for our people’s freedom. These are two great things.’ … Bethlehem District Governor Kamel Hamid said: ‘This tribute is a great message that is meant first of all to lift the morale of the families of the prisoners and Martyrs, and to keep the prisoners’ cause alive in the consciousness of all the members of the Palestinian people.’ … He added: ‘When [we] honor the prisoners and Martyrs, we honor ourselves and our people, and emphasize the exalted mission for which the Martyrs died.’”

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Fatah official glorifies Fatah’s history of terror attacks; PA is “proud of the fact that we are the only ones in the world that have said ‘no’ to Trump”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 3, 2019
Headline: “Abu Rudeina: Fatah will overcome all of the plots to eliminate our national cause”
     “Fatah Movement Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Ideology Nabil Abu Rudeina said that Fatah – thanks to its leadership that has adhered to the national principles, thanks to the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) blood and the prisoners’ sacrifice, and thanks to the resolve of its activists and young people – will continue to defend the national enterprise and overcome all of the plots to eliminate our national cause… Abu Rudeina noted: ‘Fatah, which has triumphed over all of its enemies since the beginning of its activities in 1965, is now capable – in responsibility and competence – of defending the land and protecting our national unity. We can be proud of the fact that we are the only ones in the world that have said ‘no’ to [US President Donald] Trump and to everyone that is attempting to nullify our existence, our rights, and our national enterprise, which will triumph due to the motivation of the young people and the spirit of the Palestinian people.’”

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PA TV glorifies Fatah’s first terror attack, refers to Israel as the “enemy”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 31, 2019
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on Fatah's “Launch” (Intilaqa), commemorated on the anniversary of its first attempted terror attack

Visual: Many symbolic images and pictures are seen in the official PA TV studio.

Official PA TV host: “On Jan. 1, 1965, the first bullet was shot – the self-sacrifice operation that surprised the Israeli enemy with the destruction of the Eilabun tunnel (sic., the attempted bombing of Israel's National Water Carrier), during which fighter Ahmad [Musa] Salameh – who became the first Martyr (Shahid) of the Palestinian revolution – died as a Martyr. The Israeli response came in the words of then [Israeli] Prime Minister Golda Meir, who said: ‘A storm from the north has struck us’ (PMW could find no record of such a statement –Ed.) The Palestinian response came in the words of [former PLO Chairman and PA President] Martyr Commander Yasser Arafat: ‘These are the winds of Fatah’s storm, which burn all.’”

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Fatah glorifies terrorist who injured 3 Israeli soldiers
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 31, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The third anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of hero Amjad Jasser Al-Sukkari ‘Abu Amar’ (i.e., terrorist, wounded 3) – Jamma’in (i.e., southwest of Nablus)
Jan. 31, 2016
Jan. 31, 2019
May Allah have mercy on all of the Martyrs”

The image on the left shows dead terrorist Amjad Al-Sukkari at his funeral, with a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) on his head and a Palestinian flag draped around him.
The image on the right shows Al-Sukkari in his PA Security Forces uniform talking into a two-way radio.


Amjad Jasser Al-Sukkari – 34-year-old Palestinian terrorist and the personal security guard of the PA General Attorney. Al-Sukkari injured 3 Israeli soldiers in a shooting attack next to the Jewish town of Beit-El, adjacent to Ramallah, on Jan. 31, 2016. Al-Sukkari was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers.
Op-ed in PA daily glorifies terrorist who murdered 10 as "national Palestinian rebel who targeted armed occupying soldiers and settlers"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 27, 2019
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily

      "Between [former Chief Rabbi of Israel] Mordechai Eliyahu's student who killed Palestinian woman Aisha Al-Rabi with a large rock that struck her in the head (referring to 16-year-old Israeli who's been indicted but denies the charges; see note below –Ed.), and Palestinian freedom fighter Thaer Hammad (i.e., terrorist, murdered 10) who ordered an Israeli woman to move away from the scene of the operation so that she would not be harmed (PMW was unable to find record of this; there were 3 civilians among Hammad’s victims –Ed.), there is an enormous difference – like the difference between slavery and freedom. This is because he is a national Palestinian rebel who targeted armed occupying soldiers and settlers, [and] whose human morals, national education, and religious spiritual culture prevented him from killing an Israeli Jewish woman and her child, and he diverted them from passing there."

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Fatah glorifies history of terror attacks
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 27, 2019

 
Posted text: “Whoever knows Fatah well knows that it has drawn its legitimacy from its supreme ability to face difficult missions. This is how Fatah has operated since its Launch (“Intilaqa,” refers to Fatah’s first attempted terror attack against Israel; see note below –Ed.); it did not search for easy solutions.
Fatah chose to go out against the armies of [former Israeli Chief of Staff] Moshe Dayan, which had come from an easy and quick victory over the neighboring armies, and thus was the Karameh Battle (see note below –Ed.).
Fatah paid no attention to the balance of power when [former Israeli Chief of Staff Ariel] Sharon came with his armies up to the edges of Beirut, and instead of hiding in dark tunnels, Fatah and the leadership chose to build barricades and defend the nation’s honor."

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Fatah Facebook glorifies female suicide bomber as a “Martyr” and a “daughter of Fatah”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 27, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Glory to the Martyrs (Shahids) – walking on the path
Today, Jan. 28, 2002 (sic., Jan. 27, 2019), is the 17th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of a daughter of Fatah – a daughter of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing), Martyr Wafa Idris (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 1 and wounded over 100)”

Text on image: “The first female Martyrdom-seeker of the Al-Aqsa Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) –
Martyr Wafa Idris
Jan. 28 (sic., Jan. 27), 2002”

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Fatah activist glorifies female suicide bomber as a “hero” who fulfilled “her humane and national mission”
Source: Facebook page of Fatah activist in Gaza Nasim Abu Al-Majd, Jan. 27, 2019

Images and text posted on the Facebook page of Fatah activist in Gaza Nasim Abu Al-Majd

Posted text: “On this day [Jan. 27] in 2002, when the Al-Aqsa Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) was at its peak, the first female self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’iya) of the intifada, Wafa Idris (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 1 and wounded over 100), 26, left the Al-Amari [refugee] camp to fulfill her humane and national mission for her entire people – instead of fulfilling it for one sector of her people in her humane work in the [Palestinian] Red Crescent.
On this day, hero Wafa Idris carried out the first female Martyrdom-seeker operation (i.e., suicide bombing) in Jerusalem, on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, and caused the death of one of the enemies and the wounding of over 90 others.
Blessings and peace to your pure spirit
Glory and eternity to the Martyrs (Shahids)”

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Fatah’s Student Movement posts video honoring suicide bomber: "When you burned me, danced like a devil on my body… do you think you erased my right and my history?"
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Shabiba Student Movement and Student Union Council at Al-Quds Open University – Dura, Jan. 27, 2019

Video and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on Jan. 26, 2019 and on the Facebook page of Fatah Shabiba Student Movement, Al-Quds Open University and on the Facebook page of the Fatah Information Office – Sidon Branch, on Jan. 27, 2019.
(Visual: Suicide bomber Wafa Idris)
Narrator reads part of poem: “Do you think that you – when you burned me, danced like a devil on my body, and let the winds scatter me… do you think that with this you erased my right and my history?”

Text posted on Facebook by Fatah and Fatah's Youth Movement Shabiba:
“Martyr (Shahida) Wafa Idris
Jan. 27, 2002
Glory to the Martyrs”
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Wafa Idris – The first Palestinian female suicide bomber and a Fatah member. She carried out a suicide attack on Jaffa Road in central Jerusalem on Jan. 27, 2002, murdering 1 and wounding over 150. Idris abused her position as a volunteer for the Palestinian Red Crescent to bypass Israeli security and enter Jerusalem in a Palestinian ambulance.
Championship in Gaza named after terrorist leaders
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 26, 2019

      "The Al-Sadaqa team took a fitting and important victory of 3-0 over its opponent Khidmat Jabaliya in the framework of the Martyrs (Shahids) Salah Khalaf (i.e., head of Black September terror organization) and Said Siam Boys Volleyball Championship, while the Beit Hanoun Sports [Club] trumped Al-Ribat with the same score. This was in the framework of the second round of games that was held yesterday, Thursday [Jan. 24, 2019] at the Martyr Saad Sayel (i.e., Fatah terrorist commander) Hall west of the city of Gaza, under the auspices of the Amwaj [sports] institute and with funding of the European Charity association (i.e., an independent Turkish charitable fund).”

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Fatah Facebook page commemorates anniversary of death of leader of Black September terror organization
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 25, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Marking the anniversary of the death of Martyr (Shahid) Ali Hassan Salameh (i.e., commander of the Black September terror organization) in the village of Ni'lin."

The images show a man masked with a keffiyeh and holding a picture of terrorist Ali Hassan Salameh and a Palestinian flag.

Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics in 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.
Fatah Facebook glorifies terror leader as “heroic commander”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 22, 2019

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Today, Jan. 22 [2019], is the anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of heroic commander Martyr Ali Hassan Salameh (i.e., commander of the Black September terrorist organization's European operations), who was called ‘the Red Prince.'
He oversaw the special operations (i.e., terror attacks) against the Zionist intelligence worldwide, and sent explosive packages from Amsterdam to many Mossad (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) agents in European capitals. His name is connected to the famous Munich operation (i.e., the Munich Olympics massacre, 11 murdered). [Former Israeli Prime Minister] Golda Meir had this saying attributed to her: 'Find this monster and kill it' (PMW could find no record of Golda Meir having said this –Ed.).
#The_Red_Prince"

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Fatah branch glorifies terrorists as “heroic Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 21, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The Jenin branch of the Fatah Movement held a memorial for heroic Martyrs (Shahids) Ahmed Ismail Jarrar, Ahmed Nasr Jarrar (i.e., terrorists, murdered 1), and Ahmed Abu Obeid (i.e., Palestinian rioter killed during confrontations with the Israeli army in February 2018)…
During the memorial Jenin District Governor Akram Al-Rajoub gave a speech, and the torch of freedom was lit.”

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Fatah glorifies terrorist leader on Facebook as “the legend who subdued the Mossad”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 21, 2019

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The images show Ali Hassan Salameh, a commander of the Black September terrorist organization.

Posted text: “The legend who subdued the Mossad (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) members
[Israeli] occupation Prime Minister Golda Meir said of Martyr (Shahid) Commander Abu Hassan Salameh: ‘Find that monster and kill it!’ (sic., PMW could find no record of such a statement)”

Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics in 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.
Fatah commemorates anniversary of terror leader’s death
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 21, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows Ali Hassan Salameh, a commander of the Black September terrorist organization, with a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) pattern in the background. To the right of Salameh is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Posted text: “So that we will not forget – the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Commander Abu Ali Hassan Salameh, the Red Prince (i.e., commander of the Black September terrorist organization), which will take place tomorrow, Jan. 22 [2019].”

Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics in 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.
PA and Fatah honor imprisoned terrorist at rally “under the auspices” of Abbas
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 20, 2019
Headline: “Under the auspices of the [PA] president and with wide official and popular presence – Tulkarem honors prisoner Maher Younes on the completion of 37 (sic., 36) years of his imprisonment”
     “In cooperation with the family of prisoner Maher Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice) and under the auspices of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, the Tulkarem district yesterday [Jan. 19, 2019] held a rally of solidarity with prisoner Younes on the completion of 37 (sic., 36) years of his imprisonment in the occupation’s prison. The event was held at the Prisoner Maher Younes Plaza in Tulkarem, with the participation of Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman and President [Abbas’] representative Mahmoud Al-Aloul; Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Popular Organizations] Tawfiq Tirawi; prisoner Younes’ mother and his family from the Interior (i.e., Palestinian term for Israel); Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr; Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr; and [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club Chairman Qadura Fares.”
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Mother to children of murderer: “Your father is a hero;” Daughter: “Father is one of the Palestinian heroes we are proud of”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 19, 2019


Official PA TV program
Giants of Endurance

Terrorist prisoner Yasser Rabai'ah's wife: "I always encourage [my children] and tell them: Your father is a hero. Our homeland deserves such heroes."
Terrorist prisoner Yasser Rabai'ah's daughter: " I want to say that father is one of the Palestinian heroes we are proud of."
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Yasser Rabai'ah – Palestinian terrorist who together with an accomplice murdered Greek Orthodox monk Tsibouktsakis Germanus in an attack on the Jerusalem-Ma'ale Adumim road on June 12, 2001.
Fatah branch glorifies terrorist as “heroic commander… who took a rifle and followed the path of the heroes”
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Jan. 17, 2019

The image contains two pictures showing terrorist Ahmed Sanaqrah – who led a terror cell that planned to carry out attacks in Israel – with an assault rifle.

Posted text:
"More than eight attempts to eliminate a young man less than 20 years old!
Martyr (Shahid) fighter Ahmed Sanaqrah (i.e., terrorist, led terror cell)
One of the most prominent fighters of the [Al-Aqsa] Martyrs' Brigades, the Fatah Movement's military wing
Today, January 18 [2019], is the 11th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of heroic commander Ahmed Sanaqrah. This young man – who took a rifle and followed the path of the heroes, the path of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades – was not yet 16 years old.
Sanaqrah frightened the occupier, fed it bitterness, and rattled it for six years."

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Fatah praises murderer of father of 6 as “heroic Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 17, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text on image: “In the name 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, Sura 3:169, Sahih International translation]
The Fatah Movement eulogizes
Heroic Martyr (Shahid)
Ahmed Ismail Jarrar (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 1)”

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PA TV filler features terrorist who murdered an Israeli soldier
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 13, 2019

Official PA TV, filler on terrorist Karim Younes who kidnapped and murdered Avraham Bromberg together with his cousin Maher Younis

The screenshot shows an image of terrorist Karim Younes, who kidnapped and murdered Avraham Bromberg together with his cousin Maher Younis. Behind Younes are barbed wire and a barred prison window.

Text on left: "Freedom for our brave prisoners"
Text on top of image: "Imprisoned since Jan. 6, 1983"
Text on bottom of image: "Karim Younes"
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Karim Younes - Israeli Arab serving a 40-year sentence for kidnapping and murdering 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. In May 2017 Younes was appointed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the Fatah Central Committee.
Father of terrorist who attempted suicide bombing: “All the prisoners are our sons… You are a source of pride for us”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 12, 2019
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance

Father of terrorist Muhammad Sa’id Bisharat:
“I want to send a message to Muhammad [Sa’id Bisharat] and to all the brothers and the loved ones, our sons, the prisoners, the sons of the Palestinian people. Not only Muhammad is my son – all the prisoners are our sons. We say to them: You are a source of pride for us. By Allah, with your endurance you have outlined the most beautiful picture in history. You are the history. You are the symbol of the Palestinian cause. You are the ones [we mean] when we say “Giants of Endurance.”
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Muhammad Sa'id Bisharat - Palestinian terrorist and Islamic Jihad member who attempted to carry out a suicide bombing on a bus on Aug. 2, 2001. Bisharat was prevented from boarding by the bus driver, and Israeli security forces arrested him. Bisharat is serving 18 years in prison.
PA daily op-ed glorifies founder of Islamic Jihad terror organization
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 12, 2019
Excerpt of an op-ed by Yahya Rabah, regular columnist for the official PA daily and member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza

      “Even after the beginning of the first signs of the self-sacrificing (Fida’i) activity in the Gaza Strip in the mid-1950s – during the period of the Tripartite Aggression (i.e., the Suez Crisis) in which Israel, the main enemy of the Palestinian people, worked hand in hand with Britain and France – the Palestinian Muslim Brotherhood did not take part in this. This was to such an extent that some of those who were counted among the Brotherhood carried out Palestinian activity after leaving the organization, and the Brotherhood hated them, considered them heretics, were hostile to them, and seriously slandered them. They did this to every comrade of theirs who thought to join the struggle, as they also did to the young commander full of patriotism, Dr. Fathi Shaqaqi (i.e., founder of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization), who left them after he became convinced that they were not made for this, but rather in order to constitute a burden on the Palestinian struggle in general. This was obvious in the quantity of their attacks against Dr. Fathi Shaqaqi, whom Israel assassinated afterwards as it did many other Palestinian leaders, but his memory will remain eternally in the life of Palestine.”

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Young relatives of murderer dream of meeting him; PA TV: He is a role model for children
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 11, 2019

Official PA TV program 'Good Morning Jerusalem'

Official PA TV reporter: "The prisoners' pride and the symbol of resolve and undefeated willpower - [Younes] is first not only in the length of his imprisonment, but also in his personality and his determination…"
Terrorist murderer Karim Younes' nephew: "My name is Karim Younes, after my uncle Karim. One of my life's dreams is that I’ll be able to see my uncle Karim…"
Official PA TV reporter: "The pride that Karim has sown in his family members and all Palestinians has taken root in the children of his family and beams love and appreciation for him and his personality. Meeting with him has become their dream, wish, and hope for them."
Terrorist Karim Younes’ brother Nadim Younes: "The children don't forget… My young daughter who is in first grade, said to her mother: 'When will I be in fifth grade?' Her mother said: 'Why fifth grade and not sixth grade or high school?' Her answer was: 'Because you told us that in fifth grade my uncle Karim will come out [of prison].' She connects everything to her uncle Karim, to prisoners, and to events that are connected to the cause of the Palestinians..."
Official PA TV reporter: "How can Karim Younes not be a role model and a dream for these children, and how can he not be the greatest headline of the day?"
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PLO prisoners’ affairs head: "The prisons are full of honorable cases of prisoners that are completing their bachelor’s and master’s degree studies"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 11, 2019
      "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that the prisoners' will has overcome all of the occupation's steps to harm their determination and kill their aspirations through the punitive laws that it imposes on them that include all areas of their lives, and primarily the struggle against the prisoners' studies. This is by placing obstacles, confiscating books and writing implements, and banning the completion of their studies and registering at universities. Abu Bakr said this during a ceremony in which he and Vice [President] for Academic Affairs at An-Najah National University Dr. Muhammad Al-Amla presented a law degree to the relatives of prisoner Azmi Naffa (i.e., terrorist, wounded 4) from the Jenin district. Naffa – who has been imprisoned since 2015, is sentenced to 20 years, and is now in the Gilboa Prison – completed his legal studies behind bars. Abu Bakr said that there are dozens and hundreds of prisoners and released prisoners who have defeated the occupation through their studies and receiving their university degrees, and today the prisons are full of honorable cases of prisoners that are completing their bachelor’s and master’s degree studies from within their rooms and cells in the dark prisons."

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Fatah official: Fatah “has recorded the greatest acts of heroism and sacrifices and given thousands of Martyrs and prisoners”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 11, 2019
       “The Qalqilya branch of the Fatah Movement and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs yesterday [Jan. 10, 2019] honored released prisoner Riyad Saleh Al-Qasrawi ‘Abu Saleh’ (i.e., terrorist involved in the attempt to smuggle weapons aboard the ship Karine A; see note below), who served 17 years in the occupation’s prisons. Qalqilya District Deputy Governor Husam Abu Hamda emphasized that the prisoners’ cause is the Palestinians' main cause, and despite the American pressures, the internal plots, and the conspiring against the legitimate Palestinian leadership, the prisoners’ cause will remain our main cause in liberation from the occupation. Fatah Movement Secretary in Qalqilya Mahmoud Walweel said that the movement has recorded the greatest acts of heroism and sacrifices and given thousands of Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners, and will keep its promise to continue to defy and impair the Israeli occupation’s aspirations to take control of the Palestinian land.”

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Fatah glorifies senior member of Black September terror organization
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 10, 2019

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text in post and on image:
“Jan. 10, 1973
Martyr (Shahid) Commander Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hamshari (i.e., senior member of the Black September terror organization assassinated shortly after the Munich Olympics massacre; see note below –Ed.)
Today is the anniversary of the death as a Martyr of PLO and Fatah Representative in France Commander Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hamshari. He was one of the Fatah Movement’s first fighters whom the Israeli Mossad (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) gangs assassinated on Jan. 10, 1973.”

Text to the left of Al-Hamshari:
“Mahmoud Al-Hamshari
PLO Representative”
Text at top of image: “Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah”
Text at bottom of image: “Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission”

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Mother to murderer son: “You did nothing wrong… On the contrary, you bring us pride”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 6, 2019

Official PA TV News


Terrorist murderer Karim Younes' mother: "He [Karim Younes] is the one that strengthens my endurance: 'Mom, I didn’t do [anything wrong] – I didn't steal. I didn't harass a woman. I did nothing for you to be ashamed of. On the contrary, mom.' He always encourages me… I told him: 'Don't worry... You did nothing wrong.' ... [To all his fellow prisoners I say:] 'Don't despair and don't worry. You did nothing wrong that harms your families or [causes] them to be ashamed of your actions. On the contrary, you bring us pride.'”
Official PA TV reporter: "By becoming a symbol of adherence to the [Palestinian] cause and the land, he has turned into a source of pride for his town 'Ara within the Green Line, and to all of Palestine."
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Fatah Bethlehem branch members visits family of “heroic” terrorists, awards plaque to family
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Jan. 5, 2019

Text and pictures posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

The pictures shows Fatah members visiting the family of terrorists Mahmoud and Nasser Sorour, who participated in the murder of Haim Nachmani in 1993, and presenting the family with plaques in honor of the two sons.

Posted text: “The Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem branch visits the home of the family of heroic prisoners Nasser Abu Sorour and Mahmoud Abu Sorour (i.e., terrorists, participated in murder of 1) on the 27th (sic., 26th) anniversary of their arrest."
Text on plaques:
"Presented by the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem branch to the family of prisoner Nasser Abu Sorour
Veteran Bethlehem prisoner
For the 27th (sic.) anniversary of his arrest
2019"

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Fatah official praises Fatah’s “self-sacrificing fighters,” calls intifadas "battles of honor and heroism which... has brought glory to the nation," “our most important priority is to fight our primary enemy – the occupation”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 4, 2019
       "Masses from the Nablus district participated yesterday [Jan. 3, 2019] in a central rally to commemorate the 54th anniversary of the outbreak of the modern Palestinian revolution in Al-Shuhada Square in the center of the city… Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] Movement Deputy Chairman Mahmoud Al-Aloul said: 'Fifty-four years have passed since the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution... However, it was also full of victories and achievements that Fatah’s self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) accomplished on the ground; and they returned the spirit to the nation.'
He continued: 'Starting from Eilabun (i.e., attempted bombing of Israel's National Water Carrier), the Jordan Valley, Al-Karameh (see note below –Ed.), Tel Al-Zaatar (i.e., massacre committed by Lebanese Christian militias in Lebanon in 1976), Lebanon, the intifadas (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, approximately 200 Israelis murdered, 1987-1993, and PA terror campaign 2000-2005), and the rest of the battles of honor and heroism with which the Fatah Movement has brought glory to the nation – and we talk about our past and are proud of it, but we also depend on it to build the future... We will complete the path, without any shadow of a doubt, and we still see that our most important priority is to fight our primary enemy – the occupation – and those who assist it.'"
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PA government: “We are renewing the oath to continue on the path of our people`s Martyrs, who constitute a constant source of pride for our people… remain loyal to our heroic prisoners… [we call] to stand firm and resist with all legal means”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 4, 2019
      "The [PA] government emphasized during its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [Jan. 3, 2019] in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah…: 'Today we are commemorating the anniversary [of Fatah's Launch] that tells the story of the struggle of a people that has suffered the hardships of exile and wars in order to achieve its legal national rights throughout recent years. On this day, we are renewing the oath to continue on the path of our people's Martyrs (Shahids), who constitute a constant source of pride for our people, and who have recorded the firm rights of our people with their blood. We will also remain loyal to our heroic prisoners, their freedom, and the care for their relatives, and we will place the badges of heroism on the chests of our wounded.' … The government called to work seriously to end the [Hamas-Fatah] rift through every possible means and to reunite the ranks out of loyalty to the convoys of heroic Martyrs and prisoners. It also called to stand firm and resist with all legal and appropriate means, to continue to build on what has been achieved and defend it, and to depend on the Palestinian spirit that has not broken under the strongest blows in history."

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PA daily refers to terrorist who murdered a premature baby as a “Martyr”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 4, 2019
     "The occupation's military court at the Russian Compound [in Jerusalem] has extended the detention of Martyr Saleh Barghouti's (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1) father Omar, 66, and his brother Asef for the fourth time."

Ofra shooting attack – Palestinian terrorists shot and wounded 7 Israelis - a pregnant woman, her husband, another man, and 4 teenagers - in a drive-by shooting attack next to Ofra, north of Jerusalem, on Dec. 9, 2018. The pregnant woman was severely wounded and doctors had to deliver her baby prematurely before operating on her. The baby, Amiad Yisrael Ish-Ran, died three days later. The terrorists fled the scene but were located three days later. One terrorist, Saleh Omar Saleh Barghouti, was shot and killed by the Israeli army during the attempt to apprehend him, while other terrorists were taken into custody. The Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas' military wing) claimed responsibility for the attack.
PA to rebuild demolished home of terrorists; PA housing minister about mother: “This woman is an example of the resolute Palestinian mother… it is the obligation of all of the Palestinians to support people like her”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 3, 2019
      "[PA] Minister of Public Works and Housing Mufid Al-Hasayneh said that the ministry's vehicles have begun to clear the ruins of the house of Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 7) in the Al-Amari refugee camp – which was demolished by the occupation forces last month [December 2018] – in preparation for rebuilding the demolished home… He said: 'The ministry is heading a ministerial committee to rebuild the demolished house, according to [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas' instructions and [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's instructions.' Al-Hasayneh added: 'The rebuilding of Nasser Abu Hmeid's house is part of the support for the citizens’ resolve in the face of the occupation's arrogance and tyranny.' … During his meeting with Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below), Al-Hasayneh expressed the Palestinian people's pride in her resolve in the face of the occupation, in her adherence to her national views, and in the fact that she is holding on despite the occupation having put four of her sons in prison. He added that this woman is an example of the resolute Palestinian mother, and said that it is the obligation of all of the Palestinians to support people like her."
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Fatah branch posts image glorifying prisoners serving life sentences
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Jan. 3, 2019

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “With your willpower you will break your chains and create our glory”

Text at bottom of image: “Through your willpower you will break your chains and create our glory
Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah”

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PLO and PA officials visit families of prisoners, convey Abbas’ blessings for Christmas to prisoners and their families; “We are proud of Jesus being Palestinian”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 3, 2019
      "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr, Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam, Ramallah Mayor Musa Hadid, and a delegation of Christian clergy… visited families of prisoners from the Christian communities yesterday [Jan. 2, 2019]… for Christmas. The delegation blessed the prisoners' families and their children. The delegation visited the family of prisoner Ibrahim Mas'ad Hani (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), sentenced to life… Abu Bakr said that the visit to the families from the Christian communities is a message for Christmas and of freedom, which the Palestinian people is conveying to the world so that justice, peace, love, and unity will prevail in the land of Palestine – which will be achieved when the occupation leaves and when our people is able to live in dignity, independence, and freedom. Abu Bakr conveyed the blessings of [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] to the Christian families and to all of the male and female prisoners in the occupation's prison. District Governor Ghannam said: 'At this opportunity, we bless all of the members of the Palestinian people for the national holidays, which are not just Christian. We are proud of Jesus being Palestinian.'"

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Fatah posts images of procession of armed fighters on anniversary of Fatah’s first terror attack
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 2, 2019
Pictures and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Commemorating the 54th anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) of the Fatah Movement (i.e., commemorating the anniversary of their first attempted attack; see note below).
The Fortress of Martyr Commander Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad (i.e., terrorist, responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis)
Jerusalem branch
Beit Anan organizational region”

The image shows a group of masked men in military uniform holding assault rifles and wearing yellow Fatah headbands. One of them is waving a yellow Fatah flag bearing the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

 
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PA housing minister meets with mother of 6 terrorists; PA to rebuild her demolished house
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 2, 2019

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The pictures show heavy machinery removing the rubble from the demolished home of the Abu Hmeid family – a family of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders – and the meeting between Um Nasser Abu Hmeid – the mother of these terrorists – and PA Minister of Public Works and Housing Mufid Al-Hasayneh.

Posted text: "[PA] Minister of Public Works [and Housing] Mufid Al-Hasayneh is briefed on the work to rebuild the house of the Nasser Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below) in the Al-Amari refugee camp in Ramallah, which was destroyed a few weeks ago by the occupation."
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Filler on PA TV in honor of Fatah’s first terror attack: “The torch of the present to the sun of the future”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 1, 2019

Official PA TV, filler on “the Launch” (Intilaqa) of Fatah, commemorating the anniversary of their first attempted terror attack

Visual: A picture of the Dome of the Rock and a logo for the 54th anniversary of “the Launch” (Intilaqa) of Fatah. The logo is comprised of the word “Fatah,” with the Dome of the Rock forming part of the letter “f,” and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas as the “t” with the number “54” on it.

Text under “Fatah” logo: “The Launch, the torch of the present to the sun of the future”

In the upper left corner of the screen is a logo for the 54th anniversary of “the Launch” (Intilaqa) of Fatah. The logo is comprised of the Palestinian flag and the number “54,” with the following text: “Long live the anniversary”

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Fatah Facebook posts picture of young girls armed with assault rifles leading procession of armed men
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 1, 2019

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The picture shows two girls armed with assault rifles leading a procession of uniformed men armed with assault rifles, some carrying Palestinian and Fatah flags.

Posted text: "Fatah's flowers"
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Fatah Facebook posts text glorifies Fatah terror attacks
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 1, 2019
Text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “From the pen of Dr. Saher Al-Walid, former dean of legal studies at Al-Azhar University [in Gaza]
It does not harm Fatah that it was prevented yesterday [Dec. 31, 2018] from being at the site of the torch lighting (refers to Fatah activists in Gaza being blocked from a ceremony to mark Fatah’s 65th anniversary by Hamas –Ed.) – for it is enough for Fatah that it was in the hearts, and it was at Eilabun (i.e., the attempted bombing of Israel’s National Water Carrier), and at Karameh (see note below –Ed.), and on the ruins of the Savoy Hotel in 1975 (i.e., terror attack, 11 murdered), and from the depths of the sea with Dalal [Mughrabi] (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) in 1978 and the ship of return. Fatah has enough pride… Fatah was in all of the cemeteries; there is no cemetery in whose dirt a Martyr from among the Fatah members is not buried… and Fatah is still [in more places].”

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PA TV honors murderer of 37 Dalal Mughrabi, Student: "We are on the path of our sister... our representative Dalal Mughrabi"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 1, 2019

Official PA TV host of Palestine This Morning:
“When we talk about Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., led murder of 37, 12 of them children), as soon as her name is mentioned it gives us an inner feeling of strength, security, and faith in the role of the Palestinian women. Since you [the Sisters of Dalal] bear the name Dalal Mughrabi… we will talk a little about your role as young women, as young women in the movement… and secondly in general as young people and as Fatah's Shabiba [Student Movement]… Blessing and mercy to the soul of Mughrabi, Dalal who is always present among us…”
Sisters of Dalal member, Jenin district: “I bless the Palestinian people and the Palestinian government, and thank them for the ongoing support for us, the Sisters of Dalal in the universities, and for including us in the activity of the struggle. I say to them that we are on the path of our sister and the sister of the Palestinian people, our representative Dalal Mughrabi.”
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Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
Official PA TV fillers for the 54th anniversary of Fatah’s first attempted terror attack
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 31, 2018
Official PA TV fillers for the 54th anniversary of Fatah’s “Launch” (Intilaqa), commemorated on the anniversary of their first attempted terror attack

The screenshot shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas giving a speech.
In the upper left corner of the screen is a logo for the 54th anniversary of Fatah’s “Launch” (Intilaqa), commemorated on the anniversary of their first attempted terror attack against Israel. The logo is comprised of the Palestinian flag and the number “54,” with the following text: “Long live the anniversary”
 
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Fatah posts text commemorating terrorists with image of armed men: “We do not forget those who recorded Fatah’s glorious battles... We will tell the generations about your heroism”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 30, 2018

Image and text posted on official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a group of armed men holding assault rifles. At the bottom left of the image is a logo for the 54th anniversary of “the Launch” (Intilaqa) of Fatah, which is commemorated on the anniversary of Fatah’s first attempted terror attack against Israel.

Text on image: “On the anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa), we do not forget those who recorded Fatah’s glorious battles, the generals of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s armed wing) in Nablus
[Fatah] Mobilization and Organization Commission – Information Office”

Posted text: “Your names will remain engraved on our hearts and minds. We will tell the generations about your heroism and about the battles of self-sacrifice and sacrifice in the alleys of the old city [of Nablus]”
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Image on Fatah’s Facebook page commemorating 54th anniversary of its first terror attack features an assault rifle
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 29, 2018

Image and text posted on official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a logo for the 54th anniversary of “the Launch” (Intilaqa) of Fatah, which is commemorated on the anniversary of Fatah’s first attempted terror attack against Israel. The logo consists of the number “54.” Inside the upper part of the “5” is a picture of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat and below him an olive branch, with an assault rifle sticking out from the “5” next to the branch. Inside the lower part of the “5” is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas, and a Palestinian flag. Inside the “4” are a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) pattern and the Dome of the Rock.

Posted text: “#Fatah54”
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Intilaqa - "the Launch" refers to the beginning of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier.
Fatah glorifies second intifada as “Fatah's intifada, The intifada of the [PA] National Security Forces”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 29, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows armed PA Security Force members at Al-Manara Square in Ramallah aiming their rifles. The picture is from March 14, 2002, and it shows PA Security Force members firing at an Israeli tank.

Posted text:
"Fatah's intifada
The intifada of the Palestinian [PA] National Security Forces
The Al-Aqsa Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005)"
Fatah post features masked armed fighters: “Fatah – revolution until victory”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 28, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows armed masked members of the terrorist organization the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) wearing yellow Fatah headbands.

Text on bottom left of image: “The Bethlehem branch of the Fatah Movement”
Posted text: “Fatah – revolution until victory
The 54th anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution”
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Fatah post features masked fighters holding rifles
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 28, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows armed masked members of the terrorist organization of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing).
Text in upper right of image: “Fatah – revolution until victory”
Text at bottom of image: “The Bethlehem branch of the Fatah Movement – Information Office”
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Post on Fatah Facebook page commemorating anniversary of first terror attack features map of “Palestine erasing Israel and an assault rifle: “Our revolution continues until the liberation of all of Palestine”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 27, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text on image: “The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah
The 54th anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) [of Fatah] (see note below –Ed.)
Our revolution continues until the liberation of all of Palestine”

Posted text: “The 54th anniversary of the Launch”
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Post on Fatah Facebook commemorating anniversary of terror attack features a map of “Palestine” erasing Israel, praises Fatah’s “courageous army, which is preparing my return”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 27, 2018

The image shows a logo for the 54th anniversary of Fatah's "Launch" (Intilaqa), commemorated on the anniversary of Fatah's first attempted terror attack against Israel.

Posted text:
"I am a son of Fatah, I have applauded no one but [Fatah]
And its courageous army, which is preparing my return
As it is the one that has created a revolution for my people
And it is the one that has cleared the path of dignity
#Ready_54"
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Image on Fatah’s official Facebook page praises terrorist Abu Jihad, responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis, as “Prince of Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 26, 2018
Image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir - Abu Jihad - who was responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis. At the top of the image is the text: “The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah,” and next to it is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.
To the right of Abu Jihad is a logo for the 54th anniversary of "the Launch" (Intilaqa) of Fatah, which is counted from its first attempted terror attack against Israel. The logo is comprised of the word “Fatah,” with the letters formed by the number “54” and an “h.” An assault rifle forms the vertical line of the “4,” and the Dome of the Rock sits atop the “5.”

Text on image: “Prince of Martyrs (Shahids)
Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad
There is no sound that rises above the sound of the Intifada”

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - 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.

Intilaqa - "the Launch" refers to the beginning of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier.
 
Official logo on Fatah Facebook page commemorating 54th anniversary of first terror attack features assault rifle and map of “Palestine” erasing Israel
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 26, 2018

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "The official logo of the 54th anniversary of the Fatah Movement's Launch (i.e., Intilaqa, commemorated on the anniversary of Fatah's first attempted attack)"
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Fatah post commemorating first terror attack: “We have not borne the olive branch in order to drop the rifle”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 25, 2018

Posted text: "We have not borne the olive branch in order to drop the rifle; we have borne the olive branch in order to return the identity to the land of the olive trees. Let all those who are mistaken know that Fatah will continue to be a beacon for the [Palestinian] cause."

Text at top of image: "The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah
Long live the anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution"
Text under logo: "The revolution continues"
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Logo for Fatah anniversary commemorating its first terror attack features rifle: "Long live the anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 24, 2018

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"The 54th anniversary of Fatah's Launch (i.e., Intilaqa, the anniversary of Fatah's first attempted attack; see note below).
Long live the anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution"

The image shows a logo for the 54th anniversary of Fatah's "Launch" (Intilaqa), which is commemorated on the anniversary of its first attempted terror attack against Israel. The logo is comprised of the word "Fatah," with the letters formed by the number "54" and an "h”. An assault rifle forms the vertical line of the “4,” and the Dome of the Rock sits atop the “5.” Under the logo is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. Below the Fatah logo is the following text:
"54th [anniversary of] Fatah's Launch
Mobilization and Organization Commission – Information Office"
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Intilaqa - "the Launch" refers to the beginning of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier.
Image on official Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist murderer of 2, calls him “Heroic prisoner,” adding, “Freedom to the prisoners of freedom”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 22, 2018
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Naif Abayat – the head of the terror organization the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) in Bethlehem who was involved in the murder of 2 – holding an assault rifle. Behind Abayat is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text on image: “Heroic prisoner Naif Abayat (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 2)”

Posted text: “Prisoner Naif Abayat has begun his 13th year in the occupation’s prison. He was sentenced to 3 life sentences (sic., 2 life sentences and 25 years).
Freedom to the prisoners of freedom.”

Naif Abayat – Palestinian terrorist and head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) in Bethlehem. Abayat was involved in a number of terror attacks, including the murder of Devorah Friedman in a shooting attack near Bethlehem on March 5, 2002, and the murder of a Palestinian he suspected of collaborating with Israel. Abayat is serving 2 life sentences and an additional 25 years.
 
PA daily calls terrorist who murdered 2 a “Martyr”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 21, 2018
Headline: "The occupation arrested 10 civilians in the West Bank and refuses to release Martyr Ashraf Na'alwa's mother and brother"
      "The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs said that yesterday, Wednesday [Dec. 20, 2018], the [Israeli] military court in Samaria refused to release Wafa Mahdawi, the mother of Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), and his brother Amjad, who have been detained for two months."

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PA daily calls a terrorist that murdered a premature baby a "Martyr"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 21, 2018
      "The national campaign to return the Martyrs' (Shahids') bodies that are being held by the Israeli occupation and reveal the fate of the missing said that it has not received a response to its request to allow the mother of Martyr (Shahid) Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1) to verify his death as a Martyr."

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Image on Fatah Bethlehem branch official Facebook page glorifies terrorist murderer of one
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Dec. 20, 2018
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

The image shows terrorist Jawad Jawarish, who was involved in the murder of Israeli civilian Devorah Friedman.
To the left of Jawarish is the Dome of the Rock. In the top left is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, which shows crossed assault rifles with a grenade over them and the Dome of the Rock under them. Under the logo is an assault rifle made out of the words “Palestinian National Liberation Movement” with a rifle strap to the right made out of the word “Fatah.” In the top right is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text on image: “Prisoner Commander Jawad Jawarish (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 1)”

Posted text: “Prisoner Jawad Jawarish, one of the leaders of the Fatah Movement and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah's military wing) in Bethlehem who is sentenced to life and an additional 30 years, began his 18th year (sic.) in the occupation’s prisons today [Dec. 20, 2018].”

Jawad Jawarish - Palestinian terrorist serving a life sentence for involvement in a shooting attack in the West Bank on March 5, 2002, in which Israeli civilian Devorah Friedman was murdered.

 
 
Graphic for 54th anniversary of Fatah’s first terror attack features a Palestinian flag and a gun extending from a map of “Palestine” that erases Israel
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 19, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text on image:
“Fatah
A rifle’s sounds of joy
A rebel’s rifle
A flag of victory”

Posted text:

“[One of the] logos of the 54th anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) [of Fatah]
[Designed by] Muhammad Al-Najjar”
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Op-ed in PA daily praises terrorist who murdered 2 as a “heroic Martyr… he is an example of the heroes that act alone, who are born out of the Palestinian pain”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 19, 2018
Excerpt of op-ed by Yahya Rabah, a columnist for the official PA daily and member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza

    "Look at how many wars [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu is waging against the Palestinian people simultaneously: The war against Jerusalem… the war against the West Bank… and the war to destroy as many Palestinian homes as possible. The latest case was the destruction of the home of heroic Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), who received great glory for having caused the Israeli occupation army and all of the occupation's security forces to run after him for more than two months in order to reach him and summarily execute him (sic., he was killed in a shootout while resisting arrest)… None of this interested Hamas, except to quickly claim in an embarrassing frenzy that Ashraf Na'alwa was from Hamas – although he was not a Hamas member and was never affiliated with it. He is an example of the heroes that act alone, who are born out of the Palestinian pain."

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PA delegation, incl. a district governor, visits demolished home of family of slain terrorist to express support "as an expression of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas' policy"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 19, 2018
Headline: "A delegation from the Tulkarem institutions visits the home of Martyr Ashraf Na'alwa's family"
       "A delegation from the Tulkarem district… led by Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr expressed solidarity and support for the family of Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), as it stood on the ruin that the occupation caused… to the family's home…
District Governor Abu Bakr said that [representatives of] all constituents of the Tulkarem district had come to support this fighting family, out of resistance to the occupation's crimes and its arbitrary treatment of all members of our people, and as an expression of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas' policy."

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PA District Governor and PA delegation visits family of terrorist: "The delegation expressed its complete solidarity with the family," blames Israel "for all of the violence that is taking place in the land of Palestine"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 18, 2018
Official PA TV News, on Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr visiting the partially demolished house of terrorist Ashraf Na’alwa – who murdered 2 – in the Shweikeh suburb of Tulkarem

Official PA TV newsreader: “A Tulkarem district delegation led by Governor Issam Abu Bakr went to see the destruction the occupation wrought on the Na’alwa family’s home in the Shweikeh suburb (i.e., the home of terrorist Ashraf Na’alwa, who murdered 2, was partially demolished). The delegation expressed its complete solidarity with the family and condemned the occupation’s operations against members of our people.”
Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr: “This occupation is the main cause of the violence, and it is the one that bears the responsibility for all of the violence that is taking place in the land of Palestine. Let it leave this land so that all of the people will live in freedom and dignity in this land. We will not be silent over all of these consequences. We will take care of things as much as possible and according to our capabilities, Allah willing.”

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Fatah Nablus branch launches national campaign to rebuild demolished home of family of 6 terrorists who murdered 10 Israelis; Nablus mayor calls on residents to raise donations
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 18, 2018
Headline: “Nablus: Fatah launches a national campaign to rebuild the home of the Abu Hmeid family in Al-Amari”
     “The Fatah Movement’s Nablus branch launched a national campaign yesterday [Dec. 17, 2018] to rebuild the home of the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below) in the Al-Amari refugee camp in Ramallah, which was destroyed two days ago by the occupation forces (due to the murder committed by Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid –Ed.)…
Nablus Mayor Adli Ya’ish called on the citizens to participate in the campaign and raise donations to build the homes of the Martyrs (Shahids) that have been harmed by the occupation.”
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Abbas: “The Martyrs… are sacred, [so are] the wounded and the prisoners. We must pay all of them” – broadcast 17 times in four weeks
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 17, 2018

Official PA TV filler, excerpt of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Oct. 28, 2018 speech about terrorist salaries


PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "I say this to everyone – the salaries of our Martyrs, prisoners, and wounded are a red line. They [Israel] try by all means, and exert pressure by all means, and they continue to exert: ‘It cannot be that you will pay.’ And they’ll even deduct our money that’s in their hands. They’ll deduct from it the amount that we pay to the Martyrs. We have said that this is a red line and we will not allow [it]. From 1965 until now, this matter is sacred to us. The Martyrs and their families are sacred, [and so are] the wounded and the prisoners. We must pay all of them. If one penny remains in our hands it is for them and not for the living."

This video aired on official PA TV on Nov. 16, 17, 19, 21, 24, 27, 28, 30, 2018 and on Dec. 2, 3, 5, and 17, 2018, for a total of 17 times over four weeks. Some of the broadcasts occured twice a day.
The PA rebuilds demolished homes of murderers
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 17, 2018

Official PA TV program "Reporters in the Field"

Coordinator of the national campaign to rebuild homes demolished by Israel Mazen Al-Dunbuk: "Yesterday [Dec. 16, 2018] we built four homes in the Nablus district for the heroes of the Itamar operation in Beit Furik (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered), and now the families are living in their homes. The headline of this campaign is the family of heroic Martyr Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) and the family of prisoner Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 7)."
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Cartoon in official PA daily shows terrorist “Martyr” as an angel with a halo sitting atop a cloud
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 17, 2018
Cartoon published in the official PA daily

Text on cartoon: “The homes of the Martyrs (Shahids)”

The cartoon shows a “Martyr” sitting on a cloud with a halo over his head looking at the backhoe of a construction vehicle, which is extended upward towards him but is unable to reach him. The cartoon refers to the demolition of the home of Um Nasser Abu Hmeid – and her terrorist sons who murdered at least 10 – on Dec. 15, 2018, because of the murder committed by her son Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid. Another of Abu Hmeid’s sons, dead terrorist Abd Al-Mun’im Abu Hmeid who is frequently referred to by the PA as a “Martyr,” appears to be the “Martyr” indicated by the cartoon.
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The official PA daily published this cartoon on Oct. 11, 2015 as well.

Um Nasser Abu Hmeid
(Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid/Latifa Abu Hmeid) – Palestinian woman who is famous and admired in the Palestinian Authority for being the mother of 4 terrorist prisoners serving multiple life sentences, another terrorist who admitted to murdering an Israeli soldier, and another terrorist son whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, a name that refers to the woman Al-Khansa in 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 in 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN. Israel ordered the demolition of the Abu Hmeid home as a result of Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid murdering Ronen Lyubarsky; the house was demolished on Dec. 15, 2018.

Fatah official visits families of slain terrorists and mother of terrorists serving life sentences
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 17, 2018
    “Fatah Movement Central Committee member, [Fatah Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Ideology, and Chairman of the PA-supported Yasser Arafat Foundation] Nasser Al-Qidwa said yesterday evening [Dec. 16, 2018] that Israel is an occupying power, and that it bears the responsibility for the escalation in the West Bank due to its arrogance and the continued targeting of members of our people by its army and the settlers. At the conclusion of a visit to the families of Martyrs (Shahids) Mahmoud Nakhleh (i.e., rioter killed in confrontations with Israeli soldiers) and Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered a baby) and to the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who have murdered at least 10) in the Al-Amari refugee camp, whose home was destroyed by the occupation (due to murder committed by Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid –Ed.), Al-Qidwa added: ‘The continuation of the significant and dangerous Israeli policy of escalation will breach the status quo… This will lead to confrontations and prevent the continuation of activity in the framework of the political solution.’”
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Fatah official: “The leadership will work to rebuild the home of Abu Hmeid (mother of 6 terrorists)”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2018
     “Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman [and Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul emphasized that the leadership will work to rebuild the home of Abu Hmeid (i.e., the mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below) in the Al-Amari refugee camp, and that the occupation’s attacks will only strengthen our people’s resolve. Al-Aloul said in statements that he gave to [the official PA radio station] The Voice of Palestine: ‘Um Nasser Abu Hmeid is the mother of the Palestinian people, and we learn from her resolve. The rebuilding of the home that the occupation blew up this morning [Dec. 16, 2018] (following murder committed by Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid –Ed.) is a national responsibility’ … Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that occupation’s blowing up the Abu Hmeid family’s home is barbaric terrorism and extreme collective punishment, which emits an odor of loathing, hatred, and Nazism towards the prisoners and their families.”
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Cartoon in official PA daily honors mother of 6 terrorists, several of them murderers, showing her as a tent for a child with a key symbolozing ”right of return”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2018
Cartoon published in the official PA daily

Headline: “Our tent”

The cartoon shows Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, the mother of four terrorists serving life sentences, one pending trial who murdered an Israeli soldier, and a dead terrorist. A child with a key in its hand symbolizing the “right of return” of the Palestinian refugees is standing at the opening of her hijab (religious headscarf), which is parting open like a tent flap revealing a hollow space inside. A military construction vehicle is ramming into Abu Hmeid in an attempt to knock her down, in reference to her home being demolished on Dec. 15, 2018, because of the murder committed by her son Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid.

Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid/Latifa Abu Hmeid) – Palestinian woman who is famous and admired in the Palestinian Authority for being the mother of 4 terrorist prisoners serving multiple life sentences, another terrorist who admitted to murdering an Israeli soldier, and another terrorist son whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, a name that refers to the woman Al-Khansa in 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 in 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN.

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Fatah official “welcomes” terror attack in which 2 Israelis were killed: “We are proudly following the events”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2018
This article appeared in the following locations: SHMS News Agency, Dec. 13, 2018; official Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki, Dec. 13, 2018; official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2018

Headline: "Abbas Zaki to SHMS News: We are proudly following the Givat Assaf operation, and you will soon hear of the absolute cessation of the security coordination"
     "Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki today (Thursday) [Dec. 13, 2018] welcomed the Givat Assaf operation in which 4 Israelis were murdered and wounded (i.e., 2 murdered and 2 wounded) by shooting east of Ramallah). Abbas Zaki said: 'We are proudly following the events in the West Bank. The young Palestinians are avenging a blood vengeance – three Martyrs (Shahids) (refers to terrorist murderers Ashraf Na’alwa and Saleh Barghouti who were killed resisting arrest, and possibly terrorist Majdi Mteir who was killed while committing a stabbing attack; see notes below –Ed.) for three Israelis. (not clear who Zaki is referring to as there have been 5 Israeli murder victims in recent attacks –ED.) This is a great thing.'"
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Fatah official praises terror attack as a “great thing”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2018
Headline: "Abbas Zaki to SHMS News: We are proudly following the Givat Assaf operation, and you will soon hear of the absolute cessation of the security coordination"
     "Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki today (Thursday) [Dec. 13, 2018] welcomed the Givat Assaf operation in which 4 Israelis were murdered and wounded (i.e., 2 murdered and 2 wounded) by shooting east of Ramallah. Abbas Zaki said: 'We are proudly following the events in the West Bank. The young Palestinians are avenging a blood vengeance – three Martyrs (Shahids) (refers to terrorist murderers Ashraf Na’alwa and Saleh Barghouti who were killed resisting arrest, and possibly terrorist Majdi Mteir who was killed while committing a stabbing attack; see notes below –Ed.) for three Israelis. (Not clear who Zaki is referring to as there have been 5 Israeli murder victims in recent attacks –ED.) This is a great thing.'"

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Fatah official discusses establishment of a national committee to rebuild the homes of terrorists that were destroyed by the IDF
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 15, 2018
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day

Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen: “After the demolition [of the house of Um Nasser Abu Hmeid] (the mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below –Ed.) was carried out, we sent a letter to sister Um Nasser today according to which [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] guarantees to build the home in its entirety. We encourage [the establishment of] a national committee. This national committee will have a national fund for rebuilding all of the homes destroyed by-”
Official PA TV host: “Who will finance this fund, Dr. Jamal?” […]
Jamal Muhaisen: “Regarding that, we will certainly request that the [PA] government take part in it. We will also request that the national assets take part in it too (i.e., funding from the public).”
Fatah official: Mother of six terrorists “is the mother of all of us… We are always proud of [her] and her fighting children”
Source: Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, Dec. 15, 2018
Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine program A New Day, interview with Fatah Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul

Fatah Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul: “Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below) is the mother of all of us, and she is the mother of all of the Palestinian fighters. To embrace her and take care of her is the responsibility of all of us, and to rebuild her house – this is not the first time the crime of demolishing homes is being committed. Each time a home was demolished we rebuilt it, and we will indeed continue to rebuild Abu Hmeid’s home again, and this will not affect her. We have seen Um Nasser Abu Hmeid’s responses after the demolishing of her home [in the past]. She noted [she would] continue standing firm, regardless of the cost. We are always proud of Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her fighting children.”
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PA daily op-ed glorifies terrorists that killed 3 as “heroic Martyrs”, attacks Trump and demonizes Israelis
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 15, 2018
Excerpt of op-ed by Yahya Rabah, a columnist for the official PA daily and member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza

    "The significance of the spilling of Israeli blood lies in the fact that it occurred after the reverberating failure of the American proposal at the [UN] General Assembly, which wanted to mark Hamas as a terror [organization] (see note below –Ed.). This American resolution failed in a shameful manner... Therefore, we saw [US President Donald] Trump agitated and pitiful because his proposal failed, and this idiot returned to babbling about what he has already babbled about in the past, and threatened to punish the states that voted against his resolution and brought it down with great shame! By Allah, is this man suitable to be the president of the US? He does nothing but fail, and only receives slaps on the cheek!
The second criminal, [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu, sent his army in great numbers and laid siege to the Ramallah and El-Bireh district! […]
Heroic Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) and heroic Martyr Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered baby and wounded 7)… are Palestinian Martyrs, who came from the Palestinian time and experienced the bitter Palestinian experience. Each one of them is a rose that grew out of a wound, and the wound is Palestinian, and they will be born one million and one times in the names of new heroes that will be born in the fields of Palestinian creativity."
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PA official: Abbas ordered to rebuild demolished house of terrorists, PA “bows” to terror family for its “heroism”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 15, 2018

Official PA TV newsreader:
“[Head of Civil Affairs in the PA Hussein] Al-Sheikh added that President [Abbas] has given direct orders to immediately rebuild the home of the Abu Hmeid family in the Al-Amari [refugee] camp.”
Fatah Central Committee member and Head of Civil Affairs in the PA Hussein Al-Sheikh: “President Abbas has given direct orders this morning [Dec. 15, 2018] to quickly and immediately rebuild the home of the Abu Hmeid family. This is a fighting family. We bow to this family, its history of struggle, and their heroism (i.e., terrorists who murdered at least 10). Therefore, the minimum that can be provided to this family is to stand by it and immediately rebuild its demolished home.”
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PA daily calls terrorist who killed 2 Israelis a “Martyr”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 15, 2018
    “Local sources have said that the occupation arrested Ramadan Halabi, the uncle of Martyr (Shahid) Muhannad Halabi (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2).”

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PLO embassy in Saudi Arabia honors terrorist murderer of 2: “May his heroism and hands be blessed”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 15, 2018
Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The embassy of Palestine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:
With the participation of an audience from among the members of the Palestinian community in Riyadh, [the embassy] is establishing a place of mourning (i.e., receives mourners at the embassy) for Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2). The consolers were received by His Honor [PA] Ambassador [to Saudi Arabia] Bassem Al-Agha, the Martyr’s brother, and the embassy staff.”

The image shows the event held for terrorist murderer Ashraf Na’alwa at the embassy. In the corner of the room is a poster with the PA logo on top and “the Embassy of Palestine in Riyadh” written below it. A photo of terrorist Na’alwa appear twice on the poster, one with the Dome of the Rock behind him, and one next to the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas covered in the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Text on poster: “May his heroism and hands be blessed
- The wanted one Ashraf Na’alwa [died] as a Martyr”
 
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Palestinian envoy to UN accuses Israel of “executing” innocent Palestinian “citizens,” i.e., terrorists who murdered and wounded 14 Israelis
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 15, 2018
    “In the shadow of the ongoing crimes that the Israeli occupation forces and terrorist settlers are committing against our unarmed people in a variety of areas of the occupied Palestinian land, Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine at the UN Ambassador Riyad Mansour sent three letters – to [UN] Secretary-General [António Guterres], to the chair of the [UN] Security Council (Ivory Coast) [parentheses in source], and to the chair of the [UN] General Assembly – regarding the continuing deaths of victims among the ranks of the Palestinian citizens in the different areas, and in the cities of the occupied West Bank in particular. Mansour emphasized in his letters that the incitement that Israel is carrying out against our Palestinian people and its leadership is what is feeding the terror, and laid on Israel all of the consequences that will be caused to the citizens’ lives... He also explained that within just 24 hours the occupation forces executed 4 citizens: Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), 23; Saleh Omar Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered baby and wounded 7), 29; Hamdan Tawfiq Al-Arda (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1), 60; and Majdi Mteir (i.e., terrorist, wounded 2).”

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Palestinian envoy to UN accuses Israel of “executing” innocent Palestinian “citizens,” i.e., terrorists who murdered and wounded Israelis
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 15, 2018
      “In the shadow of the ongoing crimes that the Israeli occupation forces and terrorist settlers are committing against our unarmed people in a variety of areas of the occupied Palestinian land, Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine at the UN Ambassador Riyad Mansour sent three letters – to [UN] Secretary-General [António Guterres]... Mansour emphasized in his letters that the incitement that Israel is carrying out against our Palestinian people and its leadership is what is feeding the terror, and laid on Israel all of the consequences that will be caused to the citizens’ lives. Mansour said that the Israeli occupation forces are continuing their violent military invasions of the villages, towns, cities, and refugee camps. He noted that in recent days many citizens have been pursued and killed by the occupation forces in military operations that were meant to take revenge on the Palestinians, after the killing of 3 Israeli soldiers (sic., apparently refers to 2 soldiers murdered in Givat Assaf shooting attack; see note below). He also explained that within just 24 hours the occupation forces executed 4 citizens: Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), 23; Saleh Omar Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered baby and wounded 7), 29; Hamdan Tawfiq Al-Arda (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1), 60; and Majdi Mteir (i.e., terrorist, wounded 2).”

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Cartoon posted on official Fatah Facebook page honors mother of 6 terrorists, several of them murderers, showing armed men emerging from her Arab headdress
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 15, 2018
Cartoon and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The Khansa of Palestine,
Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (i.e., the mother of four terrorists serving life sentences, one pending trial who murdered an Israeli soldier, and a dead terrorist)”

The cartoon shows Um Nasser Abu Hmeid wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress). Numerous armed men are being formed from the black pattern of her keffiyeh and running out with their weapons poised.
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Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid/Latifa Abu Hmeid) – Palestinian woman who is famous and admired in the Palestinian Authority for being the mother of 4 terrorist prisoners serving multiple life sentences, another terrorist who admitted to murdering an Israeli soldier, and another terrorist son whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, a name that refers to the woman Al-Khansa in 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 in 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN.

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Fatah official calls slain terrorists “Martyrs,” claims calls by extremist Israelis to kill Abbas are “direct incitement by the occupation government, exactly like they incited against Arafat”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2018
      "Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council Secretary [and Jericho and Jordan Valley District Governor] Majed Al-Fatiani emphasized that our people continues to adhere to the principle of resistance against and confrontation with the occupiers and settlers. He held the occupation directly responsible for the consequences of the escalation of the murder operations against Palestinian civilians and the settlers' direct threats to kill the symbol of the Palestinian legitimacy, while emphasizing that [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas constitutes a red line. Al-Fatiani said yesterday [Dec. 13, 2018] in an interview with Radio Mawtini: 'The Martyrs' (Shahids') souls have ascended for the freedom and liberation from the occupation.' ...  Al-Fatiani held the Israeli government directly responsible for these threats, and explained: 'If not for the political cover from the highest echelons in the settler government, they would not be threatening the president through posters that they have glued to the occupation army's checkpoints. This is direct incitement by the occupation government, exactly like they incited against [late PLO Chairman and PA] President Martyr leader Yasser Arafat before and during the siege on him.'"
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PA daily publishes article sympathetic to young son of slain terrorist who murdered a premature baby, accuses Israel of shooting him for no reason
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2018
Headline: "Martyr Saleh Barghouti – cold-blooded execution"
     "Qais Saleh Barghouti, 3, held a picture of his father smiling, without understanding that this picture had now become the only memory of his father and that from now on he is 'the son of a Martyr (Shahid).'
Martyr Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, who murdered baby and wounded 7), 29, was on his way back after a long day of work, as he worked as a taxi driver, when an Israeli special [forces] unit blocked him on Surda Road, north of Ramallah, and unexpectedly shot at him. Afterwards, they took him down, covered his eyes and then handcuffed him, arrested him, and left (sic., he was shot and killed during an attempt to apprehend him)."

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PA, PLO and Fatah condemn “execution” of 3 terrorists; deaths of terrorists while resisting arrests are “war crimes” committed in “cold blood”; Fatah calls for confrontations and eulogizes “heroic Martyrs”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2018
      “The [PA] government and the factions held the occupation government responsible for the crimes of the execution of the three Martyrs (Shahids) Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered baby and wounded 7 others), and Majdi Jamal Mteir (i.e., terrorist, wounded 2)...
PLO Executive Committee member [and head of the PLO Department of Diplomacy and Public Policy] Dr. Hanan Ashrawi condemned the series of war crimes that Israel is committing against the members of our unarmed people, the last of which was the killing and execution of three citizens in cold blood in the West Bank and Jerusalem, while openly and intentionally violating all of the international and humanitarian conventions and laws…
In Ramallah and El-Bireh, the Fatah Shabiba [Youth] Movement in the district called on its members and supporters to stand against the occupation forces in all of the areas of friction and to unite around the members of our people against the Israeli occupation’s aggression and the settler gangs’ crimes in the district. In a statement yesterday, Thursday [Dec. 13, 2018], Shabiba eulogized our people’s heroic Martyrs Saleh Barghouti, Ashraf Na’alwa, and Majdi Mteir, who ascended to Heaven after being executed by the occupation’s soldiers.”
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PA daily: Terrorist who murdered two of his Israeli coworkers was a “Martyr”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2018
   “A special unit of the occupation army assassinated young Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) from the suburb of Shweikeh north of Tulkarem in the early morning hours yesterday [Dec. 13, 2018], at the Askar Al-Jadid refugee camp east of Nablus. Security sources told [the official PA news agency] WAFA that a special force invaded the Askar Al-Jadid camp and surrounded his home amid heavy exchanges of gunfire (Na’alwa opened fire on the Israeli soldiers causing a shootout –Ed.), which led to the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of young Ashraf Na’alwa, whose body was taken.”
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Barkan Industrial Zone Attack – 23-year-old Palestinian terrorist Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa shot and murdered his 2 Israeli coworkers Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi in a factory in the Barkan Industrial Zone near Ariel on Oct. 7, 2018. Na'alwa fled the scene, but was located two months later in Nablus and shot and killed in a shootout when the Israeli army and police tried to apprehend him on Dec. 13, 2018. The Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas' military wing) claimed responsibility for the attack.
Until this attack, the Barkan Industrial Zone had been an example of coexistence with Israelis and Palestinians working together.

PA daily praises “Martyr” terrorist who murdered 2 for evading Israeli security forces for 2 months
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2018
Headline: “After 67 days of pursuit – Na’alwa was assassinated”
     “For the last 67 days Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), 23, managed to be a nightmare for all of the Israeli occupation state’s senior officials due to his abilities to hide and run. This was because the occupation accused him of carrying out a shooting operation at the settlement of Barkan next to Salfit, in which 2 settlers were killed… However, tonight [Dec. 13, 2018] was the end of the man who kept all of Israel’s security forces busy for months on end, after they succeeded in executing him in the early morning hours of Thursday inside a residential apartment in the Askar Al-Jadida refugee camp, east of Nablus in the northern West Bank.”
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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorists as “Martyrs” and “moons”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Three moons are being hosted by Allah this morning.
To the Gardens of Eternity (i.e., Paradise)”

The image shows from left to right terrorists Ashraf Na’alwa – who murdered 2, Saleh Barghouti – who murdered a baby in the womb and wounded 7 others, and Majdi Mteir – who stabbed and wounded 2.

Text on image: “Martyrs (Shahids) Majdi Mteir, Saleh Barghouti, Ashraf Na’alwa”
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Fatah glorifies 2 terrorists who murdered 3 Israelis: “Eternity and praise to our righteous Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Ashraf Na’alwa – who murdered 2 – in the top center and terrorist Saleh Barghouti – who murdered a premature baby and wounded 7 others – on the left. The picture of Na’alwa has been photoshopped so that he is seen with a rifle slung over his shoulder and a Palestinian flag design on his chest.
In front of the picture of Na’alwa is the text “Martyr (Shahid) Ashraf Na’alwa,” and in front of the picture of Barghouti is the text “Martyr Saleh Barghouti.” There is a picture of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat next to each of their names.
At the bottom of the image are splashes of blood with the text: “In Paradise, the meeting place”

Posted text: “Eternity and praise to our righteous Martyrs, may Allah have mercy on you and let you dwell in the open spaces of Paradise”
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Fatah glorifies 2 terrorists who killed 3: “The heroic Martyrs of the homeland are sketching the map of the homeland with their pure blood... Eternity and glory to you”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text on picture of terrorist Saleh Barghouti: "Heroic Martyr (Shahid) Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1)"
Text on picture of terrorist Ashraf Na'alwa: "Heroic Martyr Saleh Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)"

Posted text: "The heroic Martyrs of the homeland are sketching the map of the homeland with their pure blood, so that Palestine will be free and Arab.
Eternity and glory to you. [...]
'And do not say about those who are killed in the way of Allah, "They are dead." Rather, they are alive, but you perceive [it] not.' [Quran, Sura 2:154, Sahih International translation]
Martyrs Ashraf Na'alwa and Saleh Barghouti"
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Fatah glorifies terrorist who murdered 2 of his Israeli coworkers as “the legend, the heroic self-sacrificing fighter”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Ashraf Walid Suleiman, who murdered 2 Israeli coworkers, with a Palestinian flag flying behind him.

Text on image:
"The legend
The heroic self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’i)
Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2)"

Posted text: "Ashraf Walid Na'alwa, who carried out #The_Barkan_operation (i.e., terror attack), was shot by the occupation and died as a Martyr (Shahid) during an invasion of the new Askar refugee camp in Nablus."
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Fatah glorifies terrorist who murdered an unborn baby: "He loved the land… and whispered in its ear: 'I will give you the most precious thing I have – my blood and my soul'"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The picture shows terrorist Saleh Barghouti, who murdered an unborn baby and wounded 7 others, with a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) on his head sitting in a field and holding olives.

Posted text: "He loved the land that gave him of its bounty, and he honored it and whispered in its ear: 'I will give you the most precious thing I have – my blood and my soul.'
Martyr (Shahid) #Saleh_Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1)"
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Fatah “prays for the souls” of 2 terrorist “Martyrs” who murdered 3 Israelis
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Fatah prays for the souls of Martyrs (Shahids) [Ashraf] Na'alwa and [Saleh] Barghouti, and emphasizes that the occupation is capable of invading our cities, villages, and refugee camps through its power and might, but it will not instill fear in our souls. We will continue to stand firm in the existential battle on our Palestinian land. We will not leave, we are staying here.
- Head of the Fatah Movement Mobilization and Organization Commission’s Information Office Munir Al-Jaghoub"
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Fatah calls terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis a “Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The pictures show bullet holes in the ceiling and walls of a room.

Posted text: "All of these bullets [shot] at Martyr (Shahid) [Ashraf] Na'alwa testify to the fear and cowardice of the occupation."

Note: Na’alwa opened fire on Israeli security forces attempting to arrest him and was killed in a shootout, explaining the large number of bullets –Ed.
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Fatah accompanies slain terrorists to their “weddings,” justifies terror attacks as legitimate responses to Israeli actions, and calls on Palestinians to “escalate the confrontation”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018
Text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Press release from the Fatah Movement – the occupied West Bank
The Palestinian West Bank branches of the Fatah Movement accompany to the weddings (i.e., Martyr's funeral is considered wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam) our heroic Martyrs (Shahids) who were shot and killed by the Israeli occupation in the unending battle defending our people’s rights... We call on the members of the Palestinian people to be completely alert, to escalate the confrontation, and to activate the defense committees to defend our villages…
We call on the masses of our people to escalate the confrontation tomorrow, Friday [Dec. 14, 2018], throughout the West Bank, out of loyalty to the Martyrs.”
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Palestinian Red Crescent honors murderers of 3 Israelis, cancels celebration "out of respect for the blood of the Martyrs who ascended to Heaven"
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Dec. 13, 2018
Headline: “Out of respect for the blood of the Martyrs: The Red Crescent cancels the celebrations of its golden jubilee”
    “The Palestinian Red Crescent announced the cancellation of the celebrations for the golden jubilee of its establishment, which were to take place today (Thursday) [Dec. 13, 2018] at 6:00 p.m. at its general headquarters in El-Bireh, and this is out of respect for the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids) who ascended to Heaven recently after being shot by the Israeli occupation (refers to terrorists Saleh Barghouti and Ashraf Na’alwa who were killed resisting arrest, and terrorist Majdi Mteir who was killed while committing a stabbing attack; see notes below –Ed.).
The organization said in a statement that [the cancellation] is due to the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, which has been caused as a result of the Israeli operations against members of our people, the occupation forces’ recurring invasions of cities and villages in the northern districts (i.e., the West Bank), the arrest of many young Palestinians, and the threats of the settlers – who are supported by the occupation soldiers – to eliminate [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas.”
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Fatah official justifies terror attack in which 2 were murdered: Terror attacks are responses to Israel’s alleged “policy of summary execution” against innocent Palestinians
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

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Posted text: “When the occupation army soldiers do as they please on the Palestinian land and sow ruin and destruction in it, and when Israeli soldiers implement a policy of summary executions against the members of our people and execute three young Palestinians in one night, Israel must understand that the extent of the Palestinian response will be according to the extent of these attacks. Its leaders must understand that they are unable to defend even their soldiers (refers to Givat Assaf attack in which 2 Israeli soldiers were murdered –Ed.). They have attempted all of the criminal means to force our people to submit and wave a white flag, but all of their attempts have failed. Only one path remains for Israel that will ensure the wellbeing of its soldiers and settlers: full withdrawal by the occupation and its murderous settlers to the June 4, 1967 borders.
- Head of the Fatah Movement Mobilization and Organization Commission’s Information Office Munir Al-Jaghoub"
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Palestinian official expresses support of family of 6 terrorists: “Our people… will stand by the family, and will support it morally and materially out of appreciation for the sacrifices that its sons have made”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 13, 2018
      "The popular campaign to defend the home of the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Abu Hmeid is the mother of terrorists who have committed or been involved in at least 10 murders; see note below) announced the beginning of the permanent sit-in strike within the house, with the conclusion of the ultimatum given by the occupation's judicial system to vacate the house (demolition ordered following the latest murder by one of the sons, Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid; see note below –Ed.) … Head of The Committee to Resist Settlements and the Wall [with the rank of] minister Walid Assaf said: 'We will not allow the occupation to impose collective punishments on the members of our people.' … In a press conference that he convened last night… he emphasized that our people will defend this house by all means ‎(i.e., term used by Palestinians, which also refers to the use of violence and terror), will stand by the Abu Hmeid family, and will support it morally and materially out of appreciation for the sacrifices that its sons have made."
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PLO and PA officials visit mother of 6 terrorists: “The entire Palestinian people appreciates the sacrifice of this family, and the path of honorable struggle of its Martyr and prisoner sons is a crown of honor” to every person
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 13, 2018
     "The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs and the Ramallah and El-Bireh district paid a solidarity visit yesterday morning (Wednesday) [Dec. 12, 2018] to the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below), whose house the Israeli occupation decided to demolish after one of the family's sons, Islam Abu Hmeid, was accused of killing a soldier in the Al-Amari refugee camp several months ago.
The delegation from the commission and the district –led by Director of [PLO] Commission [of Prisoners' Affairs] Qadri Abu Bakr and District Governor [of Ramallah and El-Bireh] Laila Ghannam – met with Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid who is standing firm. They emphasized to her that the entire Palestinian people appreciates the sacrifice of this family, and that the path of honorable struggle of its Martyr (Shahid) and prisoner sons is a crown of honor to every free and respectable person. Abu Bakr and Ghannam emphasized that the occupation's crimes and its threats will not prevent the Palestinian leadership from fulfilling its obligations regarding the fighting and sacrificing families."
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Fatah official visits mother of 6 terrorists
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 13, 2018

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The image shows Fatah Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul sitting next to Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, the mother of four terrorists serving life sentences, one pending trial who confessed to murdering an Israeli soldier, and one dead terrorist.

Posted text: “Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman [and Fatah Central Committee member] brother ‘Abu Jihad’ Mahmoud Al-Aloul during a visit to the Khansa of Palestine [Um Nasser Abu Hmeid] (mother of terrorists responsible for at least 10 murders –Ed.) at the home of the Abu Hmeid family that is under threat of demolition.”
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Palestinians praise and glorify terrorists as “heroic Martyrs” at rally
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 13, 2018
Official PA TV, on protests after terrorist murderer Ashraf Na’alwa was killed while resisting arrest

Official PA TV reporter: “The Tulkarem district, which has suffered before from the occupation’s arbitrary operations, woke up this time to news of the Martyrdom-death (Istish'had) of the wanted one Ashraf Na’alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) from the Shweikeh suburb of Tulkarem, whom the occupation’s special forces encountered in the Askar Al-Jadid refugee camp in Nablus. The general strike [that followed] included all of the stores in the district, while processions went out to condemn the assassination of young Na’alwa.”
Man in procession: “From the early morning hours today [Dec. 13, 2018], the entire Palestinian people has woken up to news of the assassination of two heroic Martyrs (Shahids) (i.e., terrorists Na’alwa and Saleh Barghouti who were killed resisting arrest; see notes below) who carried out their national obligation for Palestine and Jerusalem. The entire public of the Tulkarem district has come out from their homes since early in the morning to say: ‘Millions of Martyrs are marching to Jerusalem’ (a famous quote by former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat –Ed.). This is the message of all of the Martyrs; this is the message of Yasser Arafat, may Allah have mercy on him.”

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Fatah delegation visits mother of 6 terrorists
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 12, 2018

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Posted text: “From the home of the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below).
The Fatah Movement in the Al-Amari refugee camp, the Al-Amari Shabab Club, the popular committee, and the refugee camp institutions visit Khansa of Palestine [Um Nasser Abu Hmeid] at her home, which is in danger of demolition and expropriation.”

The images show Um Nasser Abu Hmeid hosting the visiting delegation at her house. Palestinian flags are hung in the windows.
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Fatah announces “start of the popular activities and Ribat” at home of mother of 6 terrorists
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 11, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Fatah Movement Central Committee member, [Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member] Jamal Muhaisen and the Ramallah and El-Bireh [Fatah] branch announced the start of the popular activities and Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) at the home of the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below), which is in danger of demolition by the Israeli occupation.”

The image shows Fatah Movement Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen (right) and the rest of the delegation, (including chairman of the PA-funded Prisoners’ Club Qadura Fares, left) standing with Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, with Palestinian flags in the background.
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Abbas defends Hamas in speech: “The Hamas Movement is part of our people, and I do not agree that terror be ascribed to it”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 9, 2018
Official PA TV, speech by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “What I want first of all is that you [Americans] take back the things you have done: in other words, transferring the embassy to Jerusalem – a mistake. Cancelling the aid to UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) – a mistake. And say what you have said more than once: That the borders are the 1967 ones and [the solution is] two states. After all, this was much talked about already in the days of [former US President George W.] Bush the son, so why have you taken it back? This is in regards to the Americans. Afterwards, what happened two days ago [Dec. 6, 2018] – they published a statement or proposed a [UN] resolution in which they want to consider the Hamas Movement a terror [organization]. Okay, they asked me: ‘What’s your opinion?’ I told them my opinion is that the Hamas Movement is part of our people, and I do not agree that terror be ascribed to it. I do not accept that it is a terror [organization]. Therefore, they went and submitted the resolution to the [UN] General Assembly.”

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Fatah posts image of masked men with torches with text: “Fatah is the torch of the armed struggle”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 8, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a procession of masked men carrying torches and yellow flags with the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. Some of the men are wearing military uniforms and keffiyehs (Arab headdresses). One man is carrying a poster with a picture of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat on it. A banner with a picture of Arafat appears on a building in the background.

Posted text: “Fatah is the torch of the armed struggle”
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Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah, former chairman of the 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.
Fatah FB post commemorating Fatah’s first terror attack: “The revolution continues, and we will not drop the rifle”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 7, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat with a group of people, most of them, including Arafat, are carrying assault rifles and wearing military uniforms.

Text on image and in post: “The 54th anniversary of the Intilaqa (i.e., “the Launch” of Fatah when it carried out its first attempted terror attack)
The revolution continues, and we will not drop the rifle”

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Mother of 6 terrorists praised “an example of everything that has been experienced by the Palestinian woman,“ imprisoned terrorists are “torches that are lighting for us the path of freedom”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 7, 2018
      "Head of the Committee to Resist Settlements and the Wall Walid Assaf emphasized that the willpower to remain, the resolve, and the defiance with which our people are endowed will thwart all of the occupation’s racist steps and its unfair decisions. Assaf said this yesterday [Dec. 6, 2018] during a visit of members of the Committee to Resist the Settlements and the Wall that he led at the house of the Abu Hmeid family in the Al-Amari [refugee] camp, which the occupation has decided to demolish (see note below –Ed.) Assaf met with the mother of the prisoners and Martyr (Shahid) (i.e., terrorists, together murdered at least 10; see note below), the Khansa of Palestine Um Nasser [Abu] Hmeid. He emphasized to her that they came to visit her in order to draw a spirit of defiance and resolve from her in light of the strong determination and willpower with which she is endowed, as she is an example of everything that has been experienced by the Palestinian woman, the defender of the Palestinian dream... Assaf conveyed to Um Nasser his greetings and the greetings of the committee's staff to her prisoner sons and to all of the prisoners of freedom who constitute torches that are lighting for us the path of freedom and building the state until Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the State of Palestine… It should be noted that the Abu Hmeid family has sacrificed a Martyr and six prisoners who were sentenced to heavy sentences adding up to 19 life sentences."

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Fatah Facebook post depicts mass-murderer Abu Jihad with text glorifying terrorism: “How could we let Hamas be condemned as terrorists when we are the ones who fired the first bullet?”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 7, 2018
 

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad,” who was responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis on the left, and former PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat, founder of the PLO and Fatah terror organizations in the 1960s, and former chairman of the PA on the right.

Posted text: “How could we let Hamas be condemned as terrorists when we are the ones who fired the first bullet?”

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Fatah Facebook post: “How could we let the resistance (Hamas) be condemned as terror when we are the ones who fired the first bullet?“
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 7, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on the left and former PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat – founder of the PLO and Fatah terror organizations in the 1960s, and former chairman of the PA holding an assault rifle on the right. Below Arafat is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text on image and in post: “How could we let the resistance be condemned as terror when we are the ones who fired the first bullet?
#Thanks_Your_Honor_[PA_]President[_Mahmoud_Abbas]
#Thanks_[PA_Minister_of_Foreign_Affairs_]Riyad_Mansour
#Long_live_Fatah”

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Fatah Facebook post glorifies terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who led murder of 37
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 6, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Dalal Mughrabi – who led the murder of 37, 12 of them children – wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and holding an assault rifle.
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Fatah official: Caring for terrorist prisoners is a “sacred obligation,” whose salaries will be harmed “under no circumstances”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 4, 2018
     “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub emphasized in a press statement yesterday [Dec. 3, 2018] that Fatah and its leadership, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, views the prisoners’ cause, their release, and the care for them and their families as a national responsibility and a sacred obligation that is not subject to debate and must not be neglected… Rajoub added that the magnificent prisoners’ movement will remain – as it always has been – the spearhead of the Palestinian national struggle. He said that our brave prisoners and our released prisoners will continue to be stars of whom we are proud [along with] their families, and we appreciate the great sacrifices that they have made for Palestine… He emphasized… that under no circumstances and under no conditions will their salaries (rawatib) be harmed.”

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Fatah official: “Our disagreement [with Hamas] is internal, but under no circumstances will we agree to Hamas being condemned [as a terror organization]”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 2, 2018

Video and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy] Muhammad Shtayyeh: Fatah will not agree to any Palestinian being defined as a terrorist. #Palestine #Jerusalem #The_Fatah_Movement #The_Hamas_Movement”

Video: Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy] Muhammad Shtayyeh: “Now there is a proposed [resolution] at the UN condemning the Hamas Movement. From this podium we condemn this resolution, because under no circumstances will we agree to any Palestinian organization being defined as a terrorist organization. We will not agree! Because today it is Hamas, tomorrow [Islamic] Jihad, two days from now Fatah, and so on. We know the story. Our disagreement [with Hamas] is internal, but under no circumstances will we agree to Hamas being condemned.”
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Fatah and PA officials welcome and glorify newly released terrorists
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 30, 2018
     “The Israeli occupation authorities yesterday [Nov. 29, 2018] released the two youth Shadi Farah and Ahmed Al-Zaatari (i.e., terrorists, arrested for planning a stabbing attack), age 15, after they finished serving a 3-year prison sentence. At the press conference that was held opposite the Martyr (Shahid) Yasser Arafat Monument in Ramallah after their release… Fatah Movement [Deputy] Chairman and [Fatah] Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul said: ‘We welcome our sons today, the children who have become men due to the difficult experience they underwent inside the occupation’s prisons.’ … The occupation authorities arrested the youths Farah and Al-Zaatari on D ec. 29, 2015 (sic., Dec. 12, 2015), on the pretext of an attempt to carry out a stabbing attack.”

The article includes a picture from the press conference following Shadi Farah and Ahmed Al-Zaatari’s release. From left to right are PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad, Shadi Farah, Ahmed Al-Zaatari, Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul, and Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam.

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Fatah posts images from ceremony honoring two newly released terrorists
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 30, 2018

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “From the welcoming and honoring ceremony of the two released Jerusalem children Shadi Farah and Ahmed Al-Zaatari (i.e., terrorists, arrested for planning a stabbing attack) after three years of imprisonment in the occupation’s prisons
At El-Bireh Park”

The images include pictures from the event showing Ramallah and El-Bireh Governor Laila Ghannam was present.

Shadi Farah and Ahmed Al-Zaatari – 12-year-old Palestinian children arrested with a knife in their possession that they planned to use for a terror attack in Jerusalem on Dec. 12, 2015. Farah and Al-Zaatari served 3 years and were released on Nov. 29, 2018.
Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist bombmaker as a “heroine” who died as a “Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 29, 2018

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The images show terrorist Shadia Abu Ghazaleh, a bomb-maker who died preparing a bomb for an attack against Israel. In the image on the left Ghazaleh is seen in a military uniform holding a rifle. In the image on the right Ghazaleh is brushing her hair.

Posted text: “The 50th anniversary of the death of Palestinian Shadia Abu Ghazaleh… Shadia took part in a bombing operation of an Israeli bus, and also took part in and even led a number of military operations. However, fate desired that when our heroine was at her home preparing a bomb to detonate on the occupation in Tal Al-Rabia (i.e., Tel Aviv) it blew up in her hands and she died as a Martyr (Shahida). In this way Shadia became the first female Martyr who ascended to her Creator in the history of the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine].
Today we send all of our love to Shadia – who would repeat: ‘If I fall, take my place, my comrade in the struggle’ … She and those like her guide our path, and every time the world closes in around us, along come people like this uncompromising and merciful young woman, who sacrificed herself for her great family at the expense of the childhood dreams that were within her, in order to tell us: ‘Continue.’”
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Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist who murdered 2
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 28, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Ashraf Na’alwa, who murdered 2 Israelis on Oct. 7, 2018, and has not yet been apprehended as of Dec. 11, 2018. The image has been photoshopped so that Na’alwa is seen with a rifle slung over his shoulder and a Palestinian flag design on his chest.

Text on image: “The wanted one Ashraf Na’alwa”
Posted text:
“The wanted one Ashraf Na’alwa
Allah is protecting you and taking care of you, He will not abandon you or harm you”
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Barkan Industrial Zone Attack – 23-year-old Palestinian terrorist Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa shot and murdered 2 Israelis, Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi, in a factory in the Barkan Industrial Zone near Ariel on Oct. 7, 2018. Na'alwa fled the scene and has not yet been apprehended as of Dec. 11, 2018. Until this attack, the Barkan Industrial Zone had been an example of coexistence with Israelis and Palestinians working together.
Fatah Facebook post promotes death for Jerusalem: "The Fatah heroes in Jerusalem are those who will control the contours of this battle of blood when they reach the path of the daring Martyrs"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 28, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Text on picture: “Fatah was here, #Long_live_Fatah”

Posted text: “Fatah: Our people will win the battle for Jerusalem despite the occupation
The Fatah Movement said that our people will win the battle to defend Jerusalem despite the occupation. In a statement by [Fatah] Movement Spokesman Dr. Atef Abu Saif it was conveyed that the battle to defend the Palestinian presence in our capital, the capital of our forefathers, constitutes an important turning point in the battle for eternal Palestinian presence... We in Fatah are determined until our last breath in this battle, and the occupation has known from us only intransigence in this confrontation. The Fatah heroes in Jerusalem are those who will control the contours of this battle of blood when they reach the path of the daring Martyrs (Shahids)... Jerusalem calls on us to continue the struggle whatever the cost may be... Fatah added that what is taking place in Jerusalem requires serious national resolve, an investment of efforts, and the unification of forces for the uprising of the people everywhere it is located in order to support the sanctified city.”

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PA TV presents car ramming attack as a car accident, terrorist driver is a "Martyr"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 26, 2018
Official PA TV News, on car ramming attack by terrorist Ramzi Adnan Abu Yabes

Official PA TV reporter: “Martyr (Shahid) Ramzi Adnan Abu Yabes (i.e., terrorist, wounded 3), 32, from among the residents of the Deheisheh [refugee] camp south of Bethlehem, was about to encounter a despicable crime of execution by occupation soldiers, after they were involved in a traffic accident with him between the towns of Beit Ummar and Halhul, such that he became a new victim of the occupation’s aggression...
Eyewitnesses said that young Abu Yabes lost control of his car near the settlement of Beit Ummar, after he was surprised by a group of occupation soldiers on the road as his car hit some of them, before the occupation soldiers showered him with heavy fire, denied him medical assistance, and afterwards took his body.”

Ramzi Adnan Abu Yabes – Palestinian terrorist who rammed his car into Israeli soldiers near Hebron on Nov. 26, 2018, wounding 3. Other soldiers shot and killed him at the scene.
“The blood of the Martyrs flows in my veins… I harvest the souls… The Dark-Eyed [Virgins] yearn for me” – poem honoring terrorist on PA TV
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 23, 2018

Official PA TV program
Good Morning Jerusalem

Official PA TV host: “About the Martyr from Jerusalem Abd Al-Rahman Abu Jamal (terrorist, wounded 4 -Ed.) we say:
I am the Palestinian lion cub
I was planted in my land, like the olive and fig tree
My roots reach Canaan
The blood of the Martyrs flows in my veins,
I am like a lion in the fields [of battle]
If the drums of war call,
I harvest the souls in the fields
I guard the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and the [Dome of the] Rock
My eyes will not close, and my head will not bow
I am the Palestinian lion cub
The armies of treachery fear me
The Dark-Eyed [Virgins] yearn for me
I have not sold my homelands, and have not given up my assault rifle.
Today I carry my shrouds, and in my heart my faith strengthens
Because victory and liberation are coming at the hands of the lion cubs."
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School strike in memory of terrorist who committed stabbing attack at police station, the ”heroic Oz operation”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 21, 2018
Official PA TV News, report on three-day strike in the Jabel Mukaber neighborhood of Jerusalem and one-day strike at the Jabel Mukaber Public High School in memory of terrorist Abd Al-Rahman Abu Jamal, who stabbed and wounded 4 Israeli policemen

Official PA TV newsreader: "The Martyr's (Shahid's) school went on strike today [Nov. 21, 2018] to mark the fact that Abd Al-Rahman [Abu Jamal] (i.e., terrorist, wounded 4), a student of the public school, will be absent forever."

The screenshots show graffiti on the wall of the Jabel Mukaber Public High School including a Palestinian flag, next to which is written: "Martyr (Shahid) Abd Al-Rahman Abu Jamal, who carried out the heroic Oz [Police Station] operation (i.e., terror attack)"

Abd Al-Rahman Abu Jamal - 17-year-old Israeli Arab terrorist who stabbed and wounded 4 Israeli policemen at the Oz Police Station in Jerusalem's Armon HaNatziv neighborhood on Nov. 14, 2018. Abu Jamal was shot and wounded while being apprehended at the scene by other policemen, and died of his wounds on Nov. 20, 2018, at the Israeli Shaare Tzedek Hospital.
Fatah official condemns US-led anti-Hamas resolution; says Fatah "opposes making any accusation of terror against Palestinians in any form;" condemns Arab countries’ normalization with Israel
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 21, 2018
      “Fatah Movement Central Committee member [and Fatah Commissioner of Treasury and Economy] Muhammad Shtayyeh said two days ago [Nov. 19, 2018] that Fatah is ready for a full national reconciliation [with Hamas]… He emphasized that the Palestinian position, which opposes the so-called ‘deal of the century’ (referring to US President Donald Trump’s as yet unpublished Middle East peace plan –Ed.), was adopted following the decisions and steps that the Trump administration actually took... Shtayyeh added: ‘America wanted to lead us to a political massacre, through which it would eliminate the Palestinian national cause.’
Shtayyeh emphasized that Fatah opposes the draft resolution being formulated in the American Congress to condemn the Hamas Movement. He explained that the [Fatah] Movement opposes making any accusation of terror against Palestinians in any form…
Shtayyeh also spoke about the topic of normalization. He said that it is sad to see that the Arab Peace Initiative is being ignored, and that Israeli is being given what it desires without paying the political price. He also noted that the secret normalization process has become overt, and this means that the Arab Peace Initiative has been cancelled and that the Palestinians must depend on themselves.”

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Fatah sponsors a football tournament for kids, teams named after terror leaders
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 19, 2018
    “Under the auspices of the Fatah Movement’s Hebron branch, the Shabab Taffuh Sports Club organized the [former PLO Chairman and PA] President Martyr Yasser Arafat Football Championship for the 14th anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s death. [The championship was held] at the fields of the Taffuh High School for Boys, with the participation of 11 teams of children and youth.
The teams were named after great leaders of the Palestinian people: The Martyr Yasser Arafat team, the Martyr Ahmed Yassin team (i.e., founder of Hamas terror organization), the Martyr Fathi Shaqaqi team (i.e., founder of Islamic Jihad terror organization), the Martyr Marwan Zalum team (i.e., terrorist, responsible for several murders), the Martyr Salah Khalaf team (i.e., head of Black September terror organization), the Martyr Abu Ali Mustafa team (i.e., secretary-general of PFLP terror organization), the Martyr Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad’ team (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 125 Israelis), the Martyr Abu Yusuf Al-Najjar team (i.e., commander of operations for Black September), the Martyr Kamal Adwan team (i.e., Fatah terror leader), the Martyr Saad Sayel team (i.e., Fatah terror leader), and the Martyr Majed Abu Sharar team (i.e., senior Fatah leader).”
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Abbas visits family of terrorist murderer, takes interest in terrorist’s condition, reassures family that “the prisoners’ issue is a priority of the Palestinian leadership”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 19, 2018

Headline: “The [PA] president welcomed the mother and brother of Fatah Movement Central Committee member prisoner Karim Younes: The prisoners’ issue is a priority of the leadership, it is the entire people's issue”
     “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas met with the mother and brother of Fatah Movement Central Committee member prisoner Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice) at the [PA] presidential headquarters in Ramallah yesterday [Nov. 18, 2018]. The president took interest in the condition of prisoner Younes and of his comrades in captivity, and emphasized that the prisoners’ issue is the entire Palestinian people's issue. He emphasized that the prisoners’ issue is a priority of the Palestinian leadership, which is making every possible effort with the international institutions and organizations and with the international community in order to release them from the Israeli occupation’s prison, so that they will take part in building the independent Palestinian state whose capital is East Jerusalem.”
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PLO head of Prisoners’ Affairs meets and glorifies terrorist who planted a bomb in an Israeli movie theater
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 18, 2018
 “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr began his visit in Cairo, the capital of Egypt, on Friday [Nov. 16, 2018] with a meeting with the first female prisoner of the Palestinian revolution, released prisoner Fatima Barnawi (i.e., terrorist, attempted to bomb a movie theater)… Abu Bakr emphasized that the fact that the program [of his visit to] Cairo… began with a visit to released prisoner Barnawi was meant to emphasize her position in the history of the Palestinian revolution, out of appreciation for her great sacrifice throughout her activity in the struggle, as she never hesitated to do everything she could for the homeland… Abu Bakr emphasized that he is proud of released prisoner Barnawi and of all of the Palestinian female prisoners… who were true partners alongside the Palestinian resistance members inside the prisons and outside of them, and whose acts of heroism had a central role in strengthening the unrelenting resolve for more than seven decades.”
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The picture accompanying the article shows Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr (on the right) with terrorist Fatima Barnawi.


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Fatah posts picture of bus from Coastal Road Massacre, in which Dalal Mughrabi led murder of 37, incl. 12 children, calling victims “Israeli military personnel”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 16, 2018

The picture shows the remains of the bus that was attacked in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre, led by terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, in which 37 Israelis were murdered, including 12 children.

Posted text: "The bus that was targeted by Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi's squad in the operation (i.e., terror attack) in which 37 Israeli military personnel were killed (sic., they were civilians, including 12 children)."

Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
Fatah official glorifies terrorists and terror groups
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 12, 2018
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day

Fatah Revolutionary Council member Muhammad Al-Laham: "This occupation is not only filthy, but also cowardly. I am sure that if there was a global prize for the most contemptible and cowardly soldier, it would be given to the Israeli occupation soldier-"
Official PA TV host: "Unquestionably."
Muhammad Al-Laham: "-unquestionably, who succeeds in defeating unarmed civilians with lethal weapons, even atomic weapons, and not just F-16 and F-14 [fighter] jets. However, this cowardly occupation– a young man whose name is Ashraf Na'alwa (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) from Tulkarem, from Shweikeh, has educated this occupation, which despite all of these capabilities is chasing the young man for months. He was not affiliated with any organization, did not take a military course, and did not train in the facility of some international intelligence agency – and despite this he has embarrassed the entire occupation establishment...."

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Fatah branch glorifies terrorist as a “martyr” and asks for "mercy" on his soul
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, Nov. 9, 2018

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “Nov. 9, 2000
The 18th anniversary of the death of Martyr (Shahid) commander Hussein Abayat (i.e., terrorist, involved in several shooting attacks), commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, the military faction of the Fatah Movement, [in the West Bank]
Mercy on your soul
Praise and eternity to our righteous Martyrs”

The image shows terrorist Hussein Abayat wearing a military vest and holding a M AG machine gun, with an ammunition belt around his neck.

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PA TV music video promotes death as a Martyr for Al-Aqsa, encourages suicide bombings: “God, grant us Martyrdom… A million grooms and brides… have written the marriage contract in blood”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 2, 2018

PA TV, video clip of the song “Al-Aqsa Has Called” by Egyptian singer Muhammad Fouad that was released in 2000 during the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005). 
 
Lyrics: "Al-Aqsa has called, and its call is precious
For its sake, life is insignificant, even if it’s precious...
God, grant us Martyrdom there
God, promise us, we beg of you…
A million grooms and brides at the celebration
Have written the marriage contract in blood on the veil" 
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Terrorist prisoners are “most precious thing” and “out of the question” to renounce them and stop salaries, says PLO official
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 2, 2018
Official PA TV program PLO Present and Future

Official PA TV host: "[PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] emphasized from the podium of the UN the subject of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the prisoners, and the wounded [and said] that the PA and PLO will not give up [on them]. The department- There is the [PLO] Families of the Martyrs [and Wounded] Institution, and you mentioned earlier that there will be a connection between you as the ministry (sic., department) for social affairs [and the PLO] Families of the Martyrs and Wounded Institution]. What is the plan regarding the care of the prisoners' families and the activity with the [PLO] Department for Social Affairs?"
Head of PLO Department for Social Affairs Bassam Al-Salehi: "First, there won’t be any consensus regarding President Abbas’ positions like the existing consensus on his positions for the families of the Martyrs and the wounded. This is an open and clear position that is not debatable, which was said behind closed doors, before the world, and at the UN. In other words, it is out of the question to renounce the most precious thing the Palestinian people holds, and that is the memory of its Martyrs, their families' rights, the role of their fighters in prison, the wounded, and so on. Therefore, the position on the matter is firm."

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El-Bireh Municipality Public Library and Palestinian Writers' Union hold event honoring 4 terrorists, 3 of them murderers
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 2, 2018
Headline: “The general Palestinian Writers’ Union and the El-Bireh Library held an evening entitled ‘In the Presence of the Martyrs’”
      “The general Palestinian Writers’ Union, in partnership with the El-Bireh Municipality Public Library and the Al-Quds Center for Legal Aid, held a cultural evening yesterday [Nov. 1, 2018] at the municipal theater, entitled ‘In the Presence of the Martyrs (Shahids).’ During the event, the book ‘The Radiance (“Baha” in Arabic –Ed.) Remains Within Us and With Us’ was launched, and this was in the presence of attorney Muhammad Alyan, the father of Martyr Baha [Alyan] (i.e., terrorist, murdered 3 together with an accomplice); Shifa Hamdan, the wife of Martyr Imad Awadallah (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 4); and Azhar Abu Sorour, the mother of Martyr Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour (i.e., suicide bomber, wounded 21).”
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The article includes a picture from the event showing the relatives of the terrorists on stage and behind them a large poster featuring from left to right the faces of terrorist murderers Imad Awadallah, Dalal Mughrabi (who in 1978 led the murder of 37, 12 of them children), Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour, and Baha Alyan.
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Two terrorist murderers graduate university while in prison, are glorified and praised as “knights”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 29, 2018
Headline: “Al-Quds Open University and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs hold a graduation ceremony for two prisoners who received bachelor’s degrees”

“Al-Quds Open University and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs held a graduation ceremony yesterday [Oct. 28, 2018] for prisoners Jamal Abd Al-Salam As’ad Abd Al-Salam (sic., apparently refers to terrorist Jamal Abd Al-Salam As’ad Abu Al-Hija, terrorist, involved in murder of 9) and Muhannad Talal Mansour Shreim (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 30). The ceremony was held... under the auspices and in the presence of Chairman of the [Al-Quds Open University] Board of Governors Adnan Samarah.
Present at the ceremony were Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr and [Al-Quds Open] University President Dr. Younes Amr…
Samarah said in a speech that he gave at the ceremony… that ‘We must reward a man who has sacrificed for his homeland, and we – as a national educational institution – will provide an education to the prisoners…’
Abu Bakr emphasized that Al-Quds Open University is the university of the entire Palestinian people, and noted that approximately 1,000 prisoners are currently registered at the university and are studying there for a bachelor’s degree.
Dr. Amr… noted that the university is celebrating the completion of the studies of two of the prisoner knights… and they are Jamal Abd Al-Salam As’ad Abd Al-Salam, who is serving a life sentence, and knight Muhannad Talal Mansour Shreim, who is serving a similar sentence.”

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Fatah Facebook blames Trump administration for murderous attacks on Jews
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 28, 2018
Posted text: “Robert Bowers, the American murderer that opened fire yesterday [Oct. 27, 2018] in a synagogue in the American city of Pittsburgh and murdered 11 people, said that he is against [US President Donald] Trump because the current administration is full of Jews.
The victims of the blind terror had committed no crime other than to be within range of the murderer’s weapon at a certain time. But the lesson learned from the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh is that the American administration in its reckless policy will leave no safe place for anybody: not for the worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, not for the clergy at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and not for the Jews in a small house of worship in the heart of Trump’s house.”
PLO Head of Prisoners’ Commission visits families of imprisoned murderers: “We will not abandon our prisoners and their families regardless of the price”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 26, 2018
     “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the issue of the prisoners in the occupation’s prisons is in a serious, complicated, and unprecedented state, which is expressed by the escalation of the extremist occupation government’s open attack against our prisoners and their families… Abu Bakr said this during his meeting with Jericho and Jordan Valley District Governor Jihad Abu Al-Asal and his visit to the families of the district’s most veteran prisoners…  Abu Bakr added that ‘The escalation of the attack against the prisoners and their families only strengthens our perseverance and insistence on being united around this fighting group, which has sacrificed everything for the freedom of this land and this people, and we will not abandon our prisoners and their families regardless of the price.’”

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PLO and Fatah officials honor terrorist murderer “during a tribute ceremony for his release”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 25, 2018
Headline: “Ramallah: Honoring released prisoner Mahmoud Jabarin”

Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr and Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor [Laila Ghannam]… honored heroic released prisoner Mahmoud Jabarin ‘Abu Hilmi’ (i.e., Israeli Arab who murdered a Palestinian he suspected of collaborating with Israel). This was during a tribute ceremony for his release, after he was in the occupation’s prison for 30 years.
At the tribute ceremony and reception… Fatah Movement Central Committee members Muhammad Al-Madani, Sabri Saidam, and Dalal Salameh were present… and also a delegation of residents from the occupied Interior (i.e., Palestinian term for Israel)…
Abu Bakr congratulated fighter Mahmoud Jabarin for his resolve against the jailer and for his decisive and extraordinary role in supporting Palestine, for which it is fitting to do much. He emphasized that the Martyrs and prisoners are a red line…
Abu Bakr explained that all of the Israeli plots and steps – and behind them the American ones – will shatter on the rock of the resolve of our sons in the occupation’s detention camps, like Jabarin’s resolve. He added that the Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs will continue to be at the service of the male and female prisoners until their release, and until the establishment of the Palestinian state whose capital is Jerusalem.”

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Fatah glorifies Savoy Hotel attack in which 11 were murdered as “heroic operation”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 23, 2018

 
Narrator: “Forty-three years have passed since the Savoy operation, which took place on March 6, 1975, in Tal Al-Rabia (i.e., Tel Aviv). Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad [Khalil] Al-Wazir personally supervised its planning and execution, according to leader Yasser Arafat’s instructions. The goals of the heroic operation, according to leader Martyr Abu Jihad’s orders to the heroic members of the squad were:
1. To liberate our prisoner heroes from all the Zionist prisons.
2. To avenge the blood of the three Martyr leaders who were assassinated by the Zionist Mossad…
3. To provide all the revolutionaries in the world an example of the courage and heroism of the members of the great revolutionary movement ‘Fatah.’

6. To realize the right of return to our historical land and to wave the flag of Palestine over the land of Palestine, from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea…
The self-sacrificing fighters held a number of hostages inside the hotel and demanded the release of a number of Palestinian prisoners and a plane… in exchange for keeping the hostages alive… The Israeli occupation refused the demands of the self-sacrificing fighters…A fierce battle broke out, at the end of which the self-sacrificing fighters’ ammunition ran out. They then blew up the hotel on top of those inside.”
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Fatah Facebook honors terrorist who murdered an Israeli
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 23, 2018

Picture and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Image: Israeli Arab terrorist Muhammad Shinawi, who shot and murdered 1 Israeli and injured another.

Posted text: “The occupation sentences #Self-sacrificing_fighter (Fida’i)_from_Haifa Muhammad Shinawi to life and an additional 22 years, on a charge of carrying out an operation (i.e., terror attack) that caused the death of a settler.”

Muhammad Shinawi – Israeli Arab terrorist who shot and murdered Guy Kafri and wounded Yehiel Ilouz in Haifa on Jan. 3, 2017. Shinawi is serving 1 life sentence and an additional 22 years.
Official PA TV newsreader reports on rally in Hebron in which posters glorify terrorist murderer as “Heroic Martyr”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 20, 2018
Official PA TV News on a protest rally in Hebron demanding that Israel return bodies of dead terrorists

Official PA TV newsreader: “The Supreme National Committee to Return the Bodies of the Martyrs (Shahids) (apparently refers to National Campaign to Return the Bodies of the Martyrs –Ed.) organized a rally at the Ibn Rushd Square in the center of Hebron to demand that the legal international organizations exert pressure on Israel to release their bodies.”

Visual:
Caption on screen: “Rally demanding the return of the Martyrs’ bodies that are being held by the occupation”

A young girl and a woman are seen holding identical posters featuring a picture of terrorist Muhammad Al-Faqih, who murdered Rabbi Michael Mark together with an accomplice. Al-Faqih is seen with a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) on his head, and on the lower right side of the poster is a heart in the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Text on poster: “Have mercy on the hearts of our mothers
Heroic Martyr Muhammad Jabarah Al-Faqih July 22, 2016”

Next to the young girl holding the poster of Al-Faqih is a poster showing terrorist Wael Al-Ja’abari, who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers.
 
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Director of Prisoners’ Commission promises to continue salaries to terrorists and their families
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 19, 2018
      "In addition, [Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri] Abu Bakr visited the Nablus and Tubas districts and met with representatives of institutions and released prisoners. He emphasized to them that the commitment to the prisoners and their families continues until they achieve their freedom, and that the leadership has many [options] in order to respond to Israel’s intent – with the support of the US – to harm the Palestinian tax money and deduct the allowances (mukhassasat) of the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners from it (refers to Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from taxes collected for the PA; see note below –Ed.).”

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Abbas’ deputy praises released murderer: "Our prisoners are a laurel wreath on the forehead of the homeland"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 18, 2018

Fatah Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul:
"[Mahmoud Jabarin] (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1) and all of our prisoners, we are very proud of them. For us they are a laurel wreath on the forehead of the homeland. Greetings to them, and we say to them that they live in our hearts, in our minds, and in our conscience."
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Mahmoud Jabarin – Israeli Arab terrorist who murdered Palestinian Ahmed Ja'aroura who he suspected of collaborating with Israel, in October 1988. Jabarin served a 30-year prison sentence and was released in October 2018.
Fatah website posts cartoon praising Barkan terror attack in which 2 were killed, depicting a rearing horse with a firing rifle for a head
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Oct. 18, 2018

Cartoon published on Falestinona, website of Fatah’s Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon

Headline: “#The_Barkan_settlement_operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered), #Salfit_district, #Palestine”

The cartoon shows a horse wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and a Palestinian flag around its neck, has in place of its head the barrel of an assault rifle that is actively shooting. Rearing up on its chained hind legs the horse breaks free of the chains on its front legs, while other horses or donkeys are seen grazing in the background.

Barkan Industrial Zone Attack – 23-year-old Palestinian terrorist Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa shot and murdered 2 Israelis, Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi, in a factory in the Barkan Industrial Zone near Ariel on Oct. 7, 2018. Na'alwa fled the scene and has not yet been apprehended as of this writing. Until this attack, the Barkan Industrial Zone had been an example of coexistence with Israelis and Palestinians working together.
PLO committee “emphasized its pride in the legendary resolve of our brave prisoners… [and] will continue to take care of the families of the Martyrs, the prisoners, and the wounded,” despite the US and Israel
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 8, 2018
     “At its meeting yesterday [Oct. 7, 2018] in Ramallah, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, the [PLO] Executive Committee repeated its previous decisions and that which was said in President [Abbas’] speech before the [UN] General Assembly – in other words, resistance to the American administration being a partner or mediator in the peace process. It considered [the administration] part of the problem and not part of the solution… [The committee] emphasized its pride in the legendary resolve of our brave prisoners, who are continuing in their struggle and in their defiance towards the Israeli jailor in all areas. It also emphasized that it will continue to take care of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the prisoners, and the wounded, regardless of how much the American administration and the Israeli government exaggerate in the policy of blackmail and thuggery.”
Fatah official blames terror attack on Israeli “terror and murder,” calls attack that killed 2 Israelis an “operation”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 7, 2018

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
"The Israeli government – which tries to protect those who steal the Palestinian land and to deny the rights of the Palestinian people, which have been established by international decisions and law – is incapable of protecting anyone that steals the Palestinian land, regardless of what [military] equipment it owns, how much power it has, and how much it uses terror and murder. Today's [Oct. 7, 2018] operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered) is additional proof of this.
The only solution lies in recognizing the rights of our people, by realizing the Palestinian national independence in the framework of a free and fully sovereign state, which will be established on the occupied land and on the June 4, 1967, borders, and whose capital is East Jerusalem.
Any attempt to bypass these rights will not benefit Israel and will not bring security to it and its citizens as nobody will achieve security as long as our people remains denied its rights in its homeland.
- Munir Al-Jaghoub
Head of the Information Office of the Fatah Movement's Mobilization and Organization Commission"
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Palestinians in Gaza celebrate terror attack in which 2 Israelis were killed by giving out candies; Hamas and Islamic Jihad praise attack and blame it on “invasions” of the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Oct. 7, 2018
Headline: "The factions welcome [the operation], candies in the streets"
   "Pictures were published on social media today (Sunday) [Oct. 7, 2018] of civilians handing out candy in the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip out of joy over the operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered) that a young Palestinian carried out in the settlement of Barkan in the northern West Bank, in which 2 Israelis were killed and a third wounded… The Hamas Movement welcomed the operation and described it as 'heroic.' It said in a statement: 'While we welcome the heroic operation, we emphasize that it was carried out as part of the natural response to the Israeli occupation's crimes against our people, which are ongoing in all of the Palestinian areas. [Hamas] also emphasizes that our people will not sit idly by in the face of the settlers’ invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the unceasing desecration of its plazas by them…'
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Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist stabber as a “Martyr”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 4, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “The third anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of Fadi Alloun (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1)
Glory and eternal life to our righteous Martyrs”

The image shows two pictures of terrorist Fadi Alloun.

Text on image: “The third anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Fadi Alloun”

Fadi Alloun - 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and injured Israeli citizen Moshe Malka (15) near the Old City of Jerusalem on Oct. 3, 2015. Alloun fled and was shot and killed by Israeli police. Before his attack, Alloun had written on his Facebook page: “Oh Allah, my goal is Martyrdom-death (
Shahada) or victory for Allah… Allah is great.”
Official Fatah Facebook page honors the anniversary of the death of terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 3, 2018
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Muhannad Halabi, who murdered 2.

Posted text: “Today is the third anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of heroic Martyr Muhannad Halabi
Honor and eternal glory to our pure Martyrs”
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Muhannad Halabi - 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis, Rabbi Nehemiah Lavi and Aharon Bennett, and injured Bennett’s wife, Adele, and their 2-year-old son in a stabbing attack in the Old City of Jerusalem on Oct. 3, 2015. Following the attack, he was shot and killed by Israeli security forces. Prior to his attack, in a post to his Facebook page, the terrorist referred to recent terror attacks as part of a "third Intifada,” and said that it was a response to Israel’s actions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and that the Palestinian people would not “succumb to humiliation.” This is a reference to the PA libel that Israel is plotting to take over and destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to the PA's portrayal of Jews praying on the Temple Mount as "an invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque."
 
 
Fatah official mocks Israel's defenses against terror and encourages killers: “May Allah grant them success”
Source: Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, Oct. 3, 2018

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki:
“When [Muhannad] Halabi (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) went out with a knife in spite of everyone, and they [Palestinians] began carrying out – may Allah grant them success – the Jerusalem operations (i.e., terror wave), they [Israelis] began to put cement blocks [at bus stops] to protect themselves.”
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Article in official PA daily glorifies Martyrs and Martyrdom, describes Palestinian kids trying to touch the Martyr's body to gain prestige among their fellows, Martyrs are "grooms"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 2, 2018
     "Only the mother remained to shed tears over the grave of her Martyr (Shahid) son Muhammad Zaghloul Al-Rimawi (i.e., suspected terrorist) after the participants in the funeral procession had scattered. She remained alone to cry over him and scattered roses over his grave...
When parting from the Martyrs, there are always symbolic images that remain in the mind and heart, and it does not matter how much time has passed. Here, at the parting from the Martyr, a father stands facing his son and gives him a military salute. This is an image that has repeated itself many times. In a different image, a boy is hanging out the window of a room and watching the parting from the Martyr... He comes out quickly and tries to touch the head of the Martyr. He wants to reach the glory in order to brag to his friends that he touched a Martyr, but he did not succeed.
When the body of the Martyr reached his home, his closest friend Ata looked for the Martyr's mother and shouted: 'We have brought you the groom; we have brought you the groom.'"
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Terrorist prisoner who planned murder teaches other prisoners international law and human rights
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 1, 2018
Headline: “Ramallah: A ceremony honoring the prisoners that passed a course in international law in Nafha and Hadarim”
     “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, in cooperation with The [International] Diplomatic Network of International Law and Human Rights and The Dream Academy, held a graduation ceremony yesterday [Sept. 30, 2018] for some students in the occupation’s Nafha Prison and Hadarim Prison. This was after they passed a training course in the field of international law and human rights, under the supervision of prisoners Ahed Abu Gholmeh (i.e., terrorist, planned murder of 1) and William Al-Rimawi (i.e., serving 30 years, PMW was unable to verify the nature of his crimes). Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr and District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam were present at the ceremony.”

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Abbas at UN GA: "I pay tribute to our pure Martyrs and our heroic prisoners," defends PA salaries to terrorists` policy
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 29, 2018
Headline: "Experts: Mahmoud Abbas' support for the families of the Martyrs, the prisoners, and the wounded highlights that our struggle is national and not connected to terror"
       "From the UN podium [on Sept. 27, 2018], [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas again emphasized the commitment to continue supporting the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the prisoners, and the wounded, while rejecting all of the pressures and decisions of Israel, and with it the US...
Among the things Abbas said in his speech: 'I pay tribute to our pure Martyrs and our heroic prisoners. I say to all Palestinians: First, Israel considers [the Martyrs and prisoners] criminals. Why? Why does it [do so], when it has many thousands of people who have attacked everybody - and these are heroes? Why is the one who murdered [former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak] Rabin considered a hero (sic., Israel does not consider Yigal Amir a hero, he is serving a life sentence in prison -Ed.), and we - our people - are criminals whom it is forbidden to pay? I pay tribute to our heroic Martyrs and prisoners! And I say to everybody, we are standing before a time close to the dawn of freedom and independence. The darkness of the occupation will come to its end'...."
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Nablus Municipality participates in ceremony honoring families of prisoners serving life sentences
Source: Facebook page of the Nablus Governorate, Sept. 27, 2018
Photos and text posted on the Facebook page of the Nablus Municipality

Posted text: “Sept. 27, 2018
In the photos: [Nablus Mayor] Engineer Adli Rifat Ya’ish participates in a ceremony honoring the family members of prisoners serving life sentences. The ceremony was held yesterday [Sept. 26, 2018] in the performance hall of the associations, organized by the National Committee to Support the Prisoners, the [PA-funded] Prisoner’s Club, and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs.”
 
 
PA District Governor of Nablus participates in ceremony honoring families of Palestinian prisoners serving life sentences, “in honor of their endurance and their sacrifice”
Source: Facebook page of the Nablus Governorate, Sept. 26, 2018


Posted text:
“Nablus [District] Governor Maj. Gen. Akram Al-Rajoub participated today (Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018) in a ceremony honoring the families of the prisoners serving life sentences, in honor of their endurance and their sacrifice. The N ational Committee to Support the Prisoners, the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs, and the [PA-funded] Prisoner’s Club organized the event. This was with the participation of Prisoners’ Club Chairman Qadura Fares and [ Nablus] District Coordinator in the National Committee to Support the Prisoners Laila Khader.”
Image posted on official Facebook page of Fatah glorifies terrorist Abu Jihad, who is responsible the murder of 125 Israelis: “Glory to the Martyrs”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 21, 2018
Picture and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “A rare picture of the late Martyr (Shahid) Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 125 Israelis)
Glory to the Martyrs”

The picture shows terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad.” 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 as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text under the Fatah logo: “The Information Office of the Fatah Movement’s Mobilization and Organization Commission”

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - 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.
 
Palestinian news agency publishes Hamas spokesman's congratulatory response to deadly terrorist attack
Source: Wattan (independent Palestinian news agency)‎, Sept. 16, 2018
Headline: “Hamas: We welcome the stabbing operation in Bethlehem”

“The Hamas Movement welcomed the stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack, 1 murdered) at the Gush Etzion shopping center in Bethlehem (sic., at Gush Etzion Junction), which is in the southern occupied West Bank. It led to a settler dying from his wounds.
Hamas Movement Spokesman Abd Al-Latif Al-Qanu’a said following the operation: ‘We welcome the stabbing operation in Bethlehem, which took place in parallel to the sacrifices by our people in the March of Return (refers to violent riots on the Gazan border; see note below –Ed.).’
Al-Qanu’a emphasized ‘The Palestinian people’s continuation in the Jerusalem Intifada, and in its legitimate right to carry out resistance in all its forms ‎(i.e., term used by Palestinians, which also refers to the use of violence and terror) against the Israeli occupation.’”

Khalil Jabarin - 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and murdered 45-year-old Israeli American civilian Ari Fuld, a father of four, in a supermarket parking lot at Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem, on Sept. 16, 2018. Before succumbing to his wounds Fuld, together with another civilian at the scene, shot and wounded Jabarin, leading to his capture.

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Prisoner smuggled sperm out of prison, PA TV visits his son
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 16, 2018

Official PA TV program
Giants of Endurance

Official PA TV host: "Please, do you want to introduce this boy?"
Mother of prisoner Muhammad Al-Zitawi: "This is [Muhammad] Al-Zitawi’s son. Talk to him, talk to him."
Official PA TV host: "Is he a result of smuggling sperm?"
Mother of prisoner Muhammad Al-Zitawi: "Yes, praise Allah. Here he is. Muhammad, here is your son. He is with me."
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Prisoner Muhammad Al-Zitawi was deputy commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) in the Tulkarem area and is serving a 25-year sentence.
Prisoner smuggled sperm out of prison, wife gave birth to twins
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 16, 2018

Official PA TV program
Reporters in the Field, report from Hebron:

Official PA TV reporter: "In the city of Yatta, we visited the home of the family of prisoner Musa Zen– who was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment – as his wife has given birth to twins through sperm that was smuggled out of the occupation’s prisons."
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PMW was unable to determine the nature of Musa Zen’s crimes.
Hamas official blesses terror attack in which Israeli was murdered and calls it a “heroic operation,” while blaming attack on “ongoing violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Sept. 16, 2018
        “Following the heroic stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack, 1 murdered) that young Khalil Yusuf Jabarin (i.e., terrorist) carried out at the ‘Gush Etzion’ settlement (sic., at Gush Etzion Junction), which lead to the death of an extremist settler, Hamas political bureau member Husam Badran stated: ‘At a time when the Israeli enemy is carrying out its ongoing aggression against the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and in the shadow of its ongoing attempts to impose a new reality on it, our Palestinian people are receiving the news today [Sept. 16, 2018] about the heroic operation that was carried out by young rebel Khalil Yusuf Jabarin at the ‘Gush Etzion’ settlement south of Jerusalem, which led to the death of a settler who is known for his extremism and his positions of hatred towards our people – and this is in order to reemphasize that our people will not be silent in the face of the ongoing violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque. While blessing this heroic operation, we emphasize that harming the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a red line, and that this operation is a response to warnings regarding the danger of what the occupation is currently doing, and what it intends to do at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Our Palestinian people knows how to respond to the occupation’s arrogance and its crimes.’”
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PLO official visits homes of terrorists, “emphasized the centrality of the interest in the cause of the prisoners”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 15, 2018
Headline: “Abu Bakr met with the relatives of the Bethlehem district prisoners and congratulated journalist Dar Ali on his release”

“[PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr met with dozens of released prisoners and relatives of prisoners from the city [of Bethlehem] yesterday [Sept. 14, 2018] at the Bethlehem District Hall, in the presence of Deputy District Governor Muhammad Taha Abu Ulya and Fatah’s Bethlehem Branch Secretary Muhammad Al-Masri, and emphasized the centrality of the interest in the cause of the prisoners and their relatives at all levels, the aid to them, and knowing their needs…
Slightly before the meeting, Abu Bakr visited the Commission’s directorate in Bethlehem and examined its needs in order to improve its activity and services in an ongoing manner. He also visited the home of the oldest of the district’s prisoners, Musa Nawawreh (PMW was unable to confirm the details of his crimes –Ed.), who was sentenced to life…
In addition, the delegation visited the home of prisoners Mahmoud Abu Sorour and Nasser Abu Sorour (i.e., terrorists, participated in murder of 1) – who were sentenced to life and arrested before the Oslo Accords – at the Aida refugee camp.”

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 1 life sentence.
 
 
Abbas to award to terrorist serving 14 life sentences with "rank of major general as a sign of appreciation for his struggle and sacrifice for the homeland"
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 9, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas will award prisoner commander Nasser Awais (i.e., terrorist, murdered 14), who is sentenced to 14 life sentences, the rank of major general as a sign of appreciation for his struggle and sacrifice for the homeland. It should be noted that prisoner Awais from the Balata Refugee Camp east of Nablus, together with a group of his friends, established the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (i.e., Fatah's military wing) in a direct appointment by [former PA] President Yasser Arafat…
Nasser Awais was the first to establish the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades in the homeland and was the secretary-general of the Brigades. The occupation forces expelled him and his name was included on the list of assassination targets until he was arrested in the Tubas district and sentenced to 14 life sentences for being behind many Martyrdom-seeking operations (i.e. terror attacks).
All of the ranks are small for your stature and the stature of the giants of the struggle.
Blessings on this decision that serves the national path."
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PA district governor visits family of “heroic prisoner” serving 2 life sentences
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 7, 2018

Text and pictures posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "During Her Honor [Ramallah and El-Bireh District] Governor Dr. Laila Ghannam and [Director of the PA-funded Prisoners' Club] sister Najah Hassan’s visit to the family of heroic prisoner Haroun Ayyad (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 3) from the village of Silwad in order to ask how his father is.
Release is near for all of our fighter prisoners."

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Fatah in Turkey Facebook page glorifies and posts will of “hero” terrorists who committed Munich Olympics Massacre
Source: Facebook page of Fatah in Turkey, Sept. 6, 2018
Picture and text posted on the Facebook page of Fatah in Turkey

The picture shows the terrorists who carried out the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre in which 11 Israeli Olympic athletes were murdered.
Caption: "The heroes of the Munich operation (i.e., terror attack)"

Posted text: "To the free people in our homeland – this is the will of those that carried out the Munich operation (i.e., terror attack, 11 murdered), whose anniversary was yesterday [Sept. 5, 2018]
Will of the self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) of the Munich operation from Sept. 4, 1972
To our brothers, the comrades on the long path… Tonight, Sept. 4, [1972,] at 10:00 p.m., a number of hours before our operation, one of the comrades suggested we write things to our friends, family, and nation, and to the global public opinion which is not worth anything in our eyes. We began to discuss and to write a summary of the things so that it will be our group will…"

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Fatah lauds Munich Olympics massacre: “Black September stunned the world and made it hold its breath for more than 12 hours”
Source: Facebook page of Fatah TV, Sept. 5, 2018

Text on screen:

"The time: Sept. 5-6, 1972
The place: Germany, Munich – the Olympic Village
The number: 8
Commander of the operation: Mahmoud Nazzal 'Che'
The goal: Capturing Israeli hostages to exchange them for Palestinian prisoners
The plan: Breaking into the Israeli delegation's quarters in the Olympic Village
The self-sacrificing fighters demanded the release of 200 Arab prisoners in the Israeli prisons
Israel refused to comply with the demands of the self-sacrificing fighters
10:15 p.m.: Two helicopters with the self-sacrificing fighters and the hostages took off...
An ambush had been laid for them at the airport
Twelve German snipers... opened fire on the self-sacrificing fighters
Five of the self-sacrificing fighters became Martyrs and three were arrested
All the 11 members of the [Israeli] delegation were killed (sic.)
The Black September group stunned the world and made it hold its breath for more than 12 hours in Munich
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Fatah Facebook commemorates Munich Olympics Massacre
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 5, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

“For the 46th anniversary of the Munich operation (i.e., terror attack, 11 murdered): Commander Martyr Salah Khalaf, Abu Iyad (i.e. terrorist, responsible for murder of more than 13), wrote in his book Palestinian Without an Identity: ‘The motive behind the Munich operation was the refusal of the Olympic Games Committee to include Palestinian athletes in the 1972 Olympics, claiming that in reality Palestine does not exist. The goal was to draw the world’s attention to the Palestinian cause and to demand the release of 200 Arab and foreign prisoners from the Israeli prisons.’”

The Munich Olympics massacre - a terrorist attack perpetrated by the Palestinian terror organization Black September, a secret branch of Fatah, during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, in which they murdered 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team.

Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat’s deputy, one of the founders of Fatah, and head of the terror organization Black September, a secret branch of Fatah. Attacks he planned include the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics (Sept. 5, 1972) and the murder of two American diplomats in Sudan (March 1, 1973). It is commonly assumed that his assassin, a former Fatah bodyguard, was sent by the Abu Nidal Organization, a rival Palestinian faction.
Fatah TV host anticipates taking Israelis hostage to “release our captives”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 4, 2018

Fatah Deputy Chairman Mahmoud Al-Aloul
: “They [Fatah fighters] shouted at them [Israeli soldiers] to lay down their weapons... There were six of them. The guys arranged them in one row, took their weapons from them, and ordered them to raise their hands... The two [additional Israeli] soldiers who were behind the hill advanced... laid their weapons on the ground, and raised their hands...”
Fatah-run Awdah TV host Muwaffaq Matar: “We had... ‘the hens that would lay golden eggs’... the [Israeli] captives through whom, or through the exchange of whom, about 5,000 Palestinian prisoners were released... We think that this Palestinian wisdom… of the Palestinian fighter will undoubtedly bring a new victory and a new quality operation one day. The conditions might have changed, and the means might change, but this hope and this promise will release our prisoners.”
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Official Fatah Facebook page celebrates anniversary of 1982 capture of IDF soldiers: “What we need today is the optimism that our enemies’ power is feeble”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 4, 2018
Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The top image shows then PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat at a Fatah terror base in Tripoli, Libya, holding an assault rifle seized from one of the eight Israeli soldiers captured in Lebanon on Sept. 4, 1982. Standing next to Arafat on the right is current Fatah Deputy Chairman and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul, who was one of the Fatah terrorists who captured the soldiers.

The bottom image shows six of the captive Israeli soldiers held by Fatah.

Posted text: “Today, Sept. 4 [2018], is the anniversary of the capture of the eight Israeli soldiers in Lebanon (in 1982, see note below –Ed.)
This is an anniversary for the fighting willpower, the victory, and the standing against the army of the occupiers and their arsenal: Four young Fatah members captured eight Israeli soldiers. The occupation soldiers were superior in number and equipment over the four self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen), but the willpower brought victory to the sons of Fatah.
What we need today is the optimism that our enemies’ power is feeble, and that we have enough bodies of power to be optimistic about the future, despite the attempts to spread despair in our ranks."
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Official Fatah Facebook page celebrates the anniversary of 1982 capture of IDF soldiers, listing its results
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 4, 2018
Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “This day, on Sept. 4, 1982, at 11:00 a.m., the Fatah Movement carried out one of its most important operations in the Bhamadoun area in southern Lebanon and captured eight [Israeli] soldiers and exchanged them for Palestinian and Arab prisoners. Two of them [the Israeli soldiers] were given to the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] – General Command (PFLP-GC). The results were as follows:
1. The release of 4,700 prisoners (i.e., terrorists) from the Ansar [detention] camp, Nabatieh, and Sidon [in Lebanon].
2. The release of 100 (sic., 65) prisoners from the prisons in the 1948 territories (i.e., Israel).
3. The return of the Palestinian Research Center archive.”

The image shows the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.
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The capture of 8 Israeli soldiers in Lebanon – On Sept. 4, 1982, 8 Israeli soldiers were captured by Fatah terrorists in Bhamadoun, Lebanon. Two of them were handed to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and 6 were held by Fatah. Fatah released the 6 soldiers on Nov. 23, 1983 as part of an exchange deal in which Israel released 4,700 terrorists that were held in Lebanon and 65 terrorists held in Israel. The two handed over to the PFLP were released on May 21, 1985, as part of an exchange deal in which Israel released 1,150 terrorist prisoners.
 
 
Fatah Facebook glorifies “outstanding” commander of Fatah military wing who orchestrated dozens of terror attacks
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Aug. 31, 2018

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

This picture shows terrorist Fadi Kafisha who was responsible for preparing many explosive belts and orchestrating many terror attacks.

Posted text:
“Aug. 31, 2006
The 12th anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of Fadi Kafisha, one of the outstanding commanders of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) in Nablus and one of the strongest fighters of the brigades in the Old City "

Fadi Kafisha was the Nablus commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) and one of the most wanted terrorists in the West Bank. Kafisha, who acted under the guidance of Hezbollah, was responsible for preparing numerous explosive belts, and orchestrated dozens of terror attacks. Kafisha was killed in a clash between Israeli army forces and Palestinian terrorists near Nablus on Aug. 31, 2006.
Belgian funded PA school named after terrorist transfers name to two other nearby schools: “Beit Awwa did not lose the name Dalal Mughrabi”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 30, 2018
      “The Southern Hebron Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) began the school year yesterday [Aug. 29, 2018] in The [Belgian] School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub (i.e., Belgium-funded school whose name was recently changed from Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Coed Elementary School after PMW exposed it was named after a terrorist) and the Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls (i.e., school that was renamed after the terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children after the Belgium-funded school had its name changed)… The principal of The [Belgian] School – Tala’ei [Al-Janoub], Badria Al-Sweiti, emphasized that Beit Awwa did not lose the name Dalal Mughrabi, but rather the name was transferred to The Beit Awwa Elementary School for Girls. She added that the [PA] government has laid the cornerstone for a second school named after Dalal in Beit Awwa (i.e., The Second Dalal Mughrabi Republic School).”
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PA Ministry of Education names new school and kindergarten after Dalal Mughrabi, terrorist responsible for death of 37
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 27, 2018
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education and the Beit Awwa Municipality lay the cornerstone of the Dalal Mughrabi School”
      “Yesterday [Aug. 26, 2018], Mayor of Beit Awwa Younes Freijat and Director of the Southern Hebron Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) Khaled Abu Sharar laid the cornerstone for the construction of The Second Dalal Mughrabi Republic School (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) in Beit Awwa with official and popular attendance by a group of the municipality's school principals and teachers. The event was held in the presence of Fatah Branch Secretary in Southern Hebron Yasser Doudin, Commander of [PA] Intelligence in Dura Colonel Saed Al-Kamel, and the Teachers and Pensioners Club. Freijat explained that the Beit Awwa Municipality is in need of new schools and that this school will be funded from the state coffers... It should be noted that the Dalal Mughrabi School’s name was changed to The Belgian School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub in honor of the Belgium government that built it..."

The article includes a picture from the laying of the cornerstone of the Second Dalal Mughrabi School. Text on cornerstone: “The Second Dalal Mughrabi School and Kindergarten”


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Belgium funded school formerly named after terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi changes name and logo – logo now includes PA map presenting all of Israel as “Palestine”
Source: Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Beit Awwa Coed Elementary School, Aug. 25, 2018

Logo posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School

The name of the Facebook page has not been changed even though the school was officially renamed The Belgian School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub instead of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School in August 2018. The Facebook page still features the name of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who led the murder of 37, 12 of them children.

The school's new logo (above right) contains the PA map of "Palestine" that presents all of Israel as "Palestine" together with the PA areas, covered by a Palestinian flag, an open book at the bottom of the map, and to its right, a face with a keffiya (Arab headdress) around it. At the top is the new name of the school: "The Belgian School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub." The school's previous logo (above left), containing a picture of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, still appears in the photo album associated with the Facebook page as of Aug. 29, 2018.
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PA school in Beit Awwa renamed as “The Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls”
Source: Facebook page of the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls, Aug. 23, 2018

Picture posted on the Facebook page of the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls

The picture is the new cover and profile picture of the Facebook page of the Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), and shows a sign with the following text, proving the school's name was changed from the Beit Awwa Elementary School for Girls:
"The State of Palestine
[PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Education and Higher Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) - Southern Hebron
Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls "
 
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Head of PLO prisoners’ org says won’t give in to US and Israeli pressure on prisoners’ salaries, blesses prisoners, and visits mother of 6 terrorists
Source: Facebook page of the PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, Aug. 19, 2018
Posted text: “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Maj. Gen. Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the Palestinian leadership – led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas and [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah – will make every effort for the prisoners, the released prisoners, and their families. During a ceremony honoring some released prisoners in the Jenin district, Abu Bakr emphasized… that we must deal with the challenges, and that we must not give in to the American and Israeli pressure on everything connected to the salaries (rawatib) of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners... He also blessed the prisoners within the prisons and their families for the blessed Eid Al-Adha… On the same matter, Director of Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr visited Khansa of Palestine Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid (i.e., mother of 6 terrorists) from the Al-Amari refugee camp in Ramallah. She is the mother of a Martyr, 5 prisoners who were sentenced to life (sic., 4, the fifth is currently on trial), and an administrative [detainee].”

The image shows Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr sitting with Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid.


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Abbas: We “will continue to support the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 17, 2018
Headline: “The [Palestinian] Central Council extended its meetings until today”
    “The [Palestinian] Central Council continued the meetings of its 29th session… at the [PA] presidential headquarters in Ramallah until today, Friday [Aug. 17, 2018], in order to discuss additional national issues.
The Central Council’s meetings began on Wednesday evening, in the presence of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas… The president emphasized that they will continue to support the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners, and will not allow passage of the settlement plan to build 20,000 new settlement units in occupied Jerusalem (refers to municipal construction plan announced Aug. 15, 2018, much of which is to be constructed in western Jerusalem –Ed.).”
Fatah Facebook post honors murderer of 24 in 1972 terror attack in airport
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Aug. 12, 2018

Posted text: “Who is Kozo Okamoto (i.e., Japanese Red Army terrorist, participated in murder of 24 in Israeli airport)?
1. A Japanese fighter who carried out an operation (i.e., terror attack) against the Zionists in Palestine (i.e., at Lod Airport in Israel).
2. He converted to Islam at age 24 and participated in the Lod Airport operation in 1972, in which 26 Zionists were killed (sic., 24 were murdered, 8 Israelis and 16 foreign tourists). He was taken captive (sic., arrested) after his ammunition ran out.
3. He was sentenced to death, which was reduced to life following pressures from Japan (sic., Okamoto was never given a death sentence; there is no evidence Japan intervened in the decision).
4. He was released in 1985 (i.e., in the Jibril Exchange).
They asked him why he left Japan in order to fight for Palestine, and he answered: ‘I am a Muslim, and Palestine is the land of all the Muslims. I will redeem it with my blood.’”

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Fatah leader in Gaza: Attempts to disarm Hamas are erasing the “national struggle”; “we will stand against this occupation with our souls… and defend the weapons of the resistance”
Source: Amad, independent Palestinian news website, Aug. 9, 2018
Headline: “Fatah leader: Hamas is an integral part of the national movement and its disarmament from the weapons of the resistance is an effort to erase the national struggle”
     “Fatah Movement leader [in Gaza] Nidal Khadra called to defend the resistance and the weapons of the resistance. He said on his Facebook account… that the Hamas Movement, with all of its parts, will remain an integral part of our people and the national movement, and that the effort to disarm it is an effort to erase what remains of the national struggle under the pretext of hatred towards Hamas and its resistance. [He said that] we will not take this disgrace upon ourselves, and therefore we will stand against this occupation with our souls and what remains of our bodies and defend the weapons of the resistance and the shoes of the members of the resistance – and not their heads – as they are as high and lofty as mountains.”
Post and image on official Fatah Facebook page glorifies murder and murderers, including heads of terror organizations such as Islamic Jihad
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Aug. 6, 2018
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Good morning to the Martyrs (Shahids) in Paradise, to the prisoners in the prison cells, to the wounded in their suffering, and to those expelled abroad. Good morning to the self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’i), to the fighters, to those who bore the worries of the homeland on their shoulders.
Good morning to those who sketched the map of the homeland with their blood, and whose rifles, throats, and pens served as weapons against the oppressors...
Good morning to those whose names made a history of struggle; good morning to [former PLO and PA Chairman] Yasser Arafat, Ahmed Yassin (i.e., founder of Hamas terror organization), Abu Jihad (i.e., terrorist responsible for murder of 125 Israelis), Abu Ali Mustafa (i.e., secretary-general of PFLP terror organization), Salah Khalaf (i.e., head of Black September terror organization), Fathi Shaqaqi (i.e., founder of Islamic Jihad terror organization), and many others who sacrificed that which was most precious to them so that the homeland’s name would remain high.”

The image shows a group of men in uniform wearing keffiyehs (Arab headdresses), and on it is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text on image: “With our blood we sketched the map of the homeland, so that the homeland’s name would remain high”
 
 
PA finance minister: "We pay a modest sum to the prisoners' families while they are in prison, and when they are released, we pay them a set sum as a salary for six months"
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 3, 2018
      "[PA] Minister of Finance and Planning Shukri Bishara said… regarding the deduction of the prisoners and Martyrs' (Shahids) allowances (mukhassasat) from the tax money (referring to the Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) that since the establishment of the PA there exists a legal obligation to pay these allowances, with the knowledge of the states that oversaw the signing of the Oslo Accords, among them the US, and in an arrangement with the Red Cross - and Israel knew about this. Now, the danger in the Israeli decision is not only in the sum that will be confiscated but also from a legal aspect, as it turns the payment to the prisoners' families into a criminal act, and this puts us in a problematic legal position that we must act against… He also said: 'We have a humanitarian and ethical plan, most of which relates to those who have served over 5 years in prison. We pay a modest sum to the prisoners' families while they are in prison, and when they are released, we pay them a set sum as a salary (rawatib) for six months, that ends the moment they begin to work.’"

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PA glorifies Palestinian teenager who assaulted Israeli soldiers and supports suicide bombings
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 2, 2018

Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Information honors released [prisoner] Ahed Tamimi and her mother”
     “Acting [PA] Minister of Information Dr. Fayez Abu Aita… conveyed to the girl Ahed [Tamimi] (i.e., Palestinian teenager who assaulted Israeli soldiers; see note below –Ed.) and to her family, which has become the symbol of peaceful popular resistance, the blessings of [PA] Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah. He praised their heroic role and their legendary resolve. He said that the girl Tamimi has established a new covenant (play on Ahed’s name, which means “covenant” –Ed.) for resisting the occupation that is armed ‘from head to toe,’ and that she is a great example that will be imitated in the international arenas. [This will be an example] that will establish a struggle implementing the principle of ‘don’t bang your head against the wall.’”

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District Governor of Ramallah visits home of terrorist who murdered 1 and injured 2
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 30, 2018
Headline: “Ghannam visits the residents of the town of Kubar and demands international protection for our people”

“Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam and members of the Fatah Movement branch in the district yesterday [July 29, 2018] visited the residents of the town of Kubar that is north of Ramallah, following the occupation forces’ attack on the town that has been continuing for a few days.

During her meeting with a group of residents of the town, Ghannam noted that the occupation is continuing to target all of the Palestinians without deterrence and without interference. She demanded international protection for our defenseless people and immediate action from all of the international institutions.
Ghannam said that the resolve of the members of our people and their defiance of the occupation’s brutality are a message, which says that this people is adhering to life despite the attempts of the occupation’s violence machine to spread death…
Ghannam explained that the break-in to the home of Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Tareq (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1), the search of items in it, and its measurement ahead of its destruction are collective punishment that the humanitarian laws define as a crime."

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Text under the picture: “From the visit to the home of the Martyr in the village of Kubar”


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17 year old terrorist who stabbed 3 Israeli civilians, killing 1, referred to as “Martyr” in official PA daily
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 27, 2018
Headline: “A young man from Kubar died as a Martyr after stabbing three settlers north of occupied Jerusalem”

“Occupation military sources last night [July 26, 2018] announced the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of a [Palestinian] civilian next to the settlement of Adam (sic., terrorist Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf infiltrated the town and murdered 1) located on the lands of civilians in the village of Jaba’ north of occupied Jerusalem.
The Israeli sources claimed that the [Palestinian] civilian stabbed three settlers before he died as a Martyr.
Palestinian sources confirmed that the Martyr is the young man Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf Abu Ayoush, 17, from the village of Kubar north of Ramallah.”
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Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf – 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist who infiltrated the town of Adam north of Jerusalem and stabbed and murdered Israeli civilian Yotam Ovadia on July 26, 2018, and then stabbed and wounded two other Israeli civilians, one of whom shot and killed Yusuf.
Image on Facebook page of Fatah’s Bethlehem branch shows 17 year old terrorist who stabbed 3 Israeli civilians, killing 1, praising him as a “Martyr”
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, July 27, 2018
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

The image shows terrorist murderer Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf, who stabbed Israeli civilian Yotam Ovadia to death.

Posted text: “Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1), 18 (sic., 17), the one who carried out the stabbing operation that led to the wounding of three settlers (sic., 1 was murdered). He is from the village of Kubar in the Ramallah district.”
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Muhammad Tareq Dar Yusuf – 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist who infiltrated the town of Adam north of Jerusalem and stabbed and murdered Israeli civilian Yotam Ovadia on July 26, 2018, and then stabbed and wounded two other Israeli civilians, one of whom shot and killed Yusuf. 
Official PA daily announces “launch of activities of the outstanding athletic clubs,” to be hosted by school named after terrorist murderer of 37, including 12 children
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 25, 2018
Headline: “The launch of activities of the outstanding athletic clubs in southern Hebron”

“Under the auspices of Head of the Education and Higher Education Directorate (i.e., under the PA Ministry of Education) Muhammad Sami, and under the supervision of Head of the Department of Student Activities Ramzi Al-Qawasmi, Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School will host the outstanding athletic clubs of the 2018 academic year.”
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Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
PLO holds event for prisoners’ kids, PLO official: Hundreds of prisoners got academic degrees in prison
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 24, 2018
Headline: “Ramallah and El-Bireh: Honoring the children of the prisoners who passed the matriculation exams”
     “Yesterday afternoon [July 23, 2018], the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs and the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, in partnership with the Ramallah and El-Bireh district and the Fatah Movement branch, organized a ceremony honoring the children of the prisoners who passed the matriculation exams… [Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa] Karake said that 900 prisoners registered this year for the matriculation exams, in addition to more than 1,000 prisoners who joined bachelor’s degree [studies], and in this way turned the occupation’s prisons into schools and universities. Karake said that the continuation of the academic and cultural activity in the occupation’s prisons is part of the activity of the struggle, despite the arbitrary laws that the occupation authorities are imposing against the prisoners and the severe steps that they are taking against them.”

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Abbas vows continued payments to terrorist prisoners who are “stars in the sky” and have “priority in everything”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 24, 2018

Official PA TV News, on PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ statements at a ceremony honoring released prisoners and families of dead terrorists


PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "By Allah, even if we have only a penny left it will only be spent on the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners, and only afterwards will it be spent on the rest of the people. This is a group that we appreciate and respect, and we consider it the one paving the way to Palestine’s independence for the future generations."
Official PA TV reporter: "With these words [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed a group of released prisoners and honored the leadership of the movement of prisoners, who sacrificed their souls and lives for the defense of their people and homeland. The president gave a number of Martyrs and prisoners the Jerusalem Medal in recognition of their role and their honorable national struggle..."
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "We view the Martyrs and prisoners as stars in the sky of the Palestinian people and the sky of the Palestinian people’s struggle, and they have priority in everything..."
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Abbas’ Fatah Movement acknowledges on Facebook the anniversary of the death of terrorist Muhammad Tanouh who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers in 2017
Source: Facebook page of the Fatah Movement’s Bethlehem Branch, July 20, 2018
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: "The first anniversary of the death of heroic Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Tanouh (i.e., terrorist, attempted to stab Israeli soldiers)
We continue to be loyal to the path"

The image shows terrorist Muhammad Tanouh, who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers. A photo of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat appears in the upper left corner, and the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque behind terrorist Tanouh.

Text on image: "'Among the believers are men true to what they promised Allah. Among them is he who has fulfilled his vow [to the death], and among them is he who awaits [his chance]. And they did not alter [the terms of their commitment] by any alteration' [Quran, Sura 33:23, Sahih International translation], great truth of God
The first anniversary
Date of Martyrdom: July 20, 2017
Heroic Martyr
Muhammad Hussein Tanouh
"

Muhammad Tanouh – Palestinian terrorist who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at the entrance to the village of Taqua, south of Bethlehem, on July 20, 2017, and was shot and killed by them.
PA, PLO spokesmen reject Israel’s terror salaries law, salaries to prisoners, Martyrs’ families and wounded will continue
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 10, 2018
     “At a press conference dealing with the occupation’s decision to deduct the prisoners’ allowances (mukhassasat) from the tax money (see note below –Ed.) and the administrative prisoners’ strike, a number of [Palestinian] spokesmen emphasized the need to oppose the Israeli ‘law’ that violates all of the international agreements, and the need to support the administrative prisoners who are hunger striking. PLO Executive Committee member [and Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front] Wasel Abu Yusuf said at the press conference that was held yesterday [July 8, 2018] in Ramallah at the initiative of the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs, the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, and the factions of national activity: ‘The leadership, led by [PA] President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, has emphasized its rejection of decisions that the Israeli government has made recently, and of the bills that the Israeli Parliament ratified regarding the deduction of amounts from our people’s money against what is paid to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners.’
Abu Yusuf emphasized that they will continue to pay the allowances of the prisoners, the Martyrs’ families, and the wounded as usual, while pointing out the president’s statements at the Fatah Movement Central Council meeting yesterday (Sunday): ‘No one has the right to interfere in this matter; these are our Martyrs, our wounded, and our prisoners, and we will continue to pay them.’"
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PA TV congratulates daughter of a “heroic prisoner” who murdered an Israeli minister on passing her high school exams
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 10, 2018
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the daughter of terrorist prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi – who participated in the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi – passing her high school matriculation exams

Official PA TV reporter: “Hope springs from out of the pain and hardships. We are in Beit Rima, and more precisely in the home of heroic prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi (i.e., terrorist, took part in murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi), who was sentenced to 99 years (sic., 1 life sentence). Today we have come to congratulate his daughter Janavana, who succeeded and excelled in the high school final exams. We will talk about all of the difficult conditions in the high school exams, and [how] she succeeded despite the difficult situation and her father being in prison… Congratulations on your success Janavana. Congratulations to the family, congratulations to prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi who was sentenced to 99 years. Allah willing we will come to the home when Muhammad is out of the occupation’s prisons. And this joy will be completed with his release and the release of all the prisoners from the Israeli occupation’s prisons.”

Muhammad Al-Rimawi – Palestinian terrorist who participated in the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze'evi “Ghandi” on Oct. 17, 2001. Al-Riwami is serving a life sentence.
Fatah poster displays armed fighter with map of Palestine that erases Israel
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, July 8, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Fatah came to us, like a beautiful rose that blossoms out of a wound, like a spring of pure water that waters a desolateness of salt. And suddenly, we rebelled against our shrouds and stood upright. And suddenly, like Jesus, we were resurrected. Regardless of how late they may be, they will come.
[Syrian poet] Nizar Qabbani”

The image shows an old Fatah poster. A man wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) is holding a rifle. Next to him is the map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas; the map is made up of text in English.

Text in English on map: “We are fighting today to create the new Palestine of tomorrow, a unified & democratic nonsectarian Palestine in which Christian, Moslem & Jew worship, work & enjoy equal rights. This is no utopian dream or false promise, for the Palestinians have always lived in peace, Moslems, Christians, and Jews in the holy land.”

Text at top of image in English: “Palestine”
Text at bottom of image in English: “Al-Fateh (i.e., Fatah)
Revolution until victory”
Fatah urges Palestinians to share post about refrigerator bombing that murdered 15: “Share so that our children will know about it”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, July 5, 2018

Pictures and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The pictures show Palestinian terrorist Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar who murdered 15 people.

Posted Text: "38 years since the refrigerator operation (i.e., terror attack, 15 murdered), which caused the death of 13 Israelis (sic., 15) in Jerusalem's markets
Share so that our children will know about it
From the memory:
The refrigerator bomb operation, Jerusalem, 1975
The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah
The operation was carried out by Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar, born in July 1936. He was taken captive long after the operation and sat in the Israeli prison for 27 years."
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PLO chief negotiator: “The [PA] leadership will continue to pay the salaries of the prisoners, the Martyrs’ families, and the wounded”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 5, 2018
      “[Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator Saeb] Erekat said that the [Palestinian] leadership is preparing to sue Israel for its crimes against the unarmed demonstrators at the Marches of Return (refers to violent riots at the Gaza-Israel border; see note below –Ed.). [He said:] ‘We will also ask the International Criminal Court’s legal committee to launch an investigation of the Israeli crimes, including the settlements, according to the complaint that was submitted by the State of Palestine. The committee will monitor the topic of the law deducting the allowance (mukhassasat) money of the Martyrs (Shahids), prisoners, and wounded’ (refers to Israeli law deducting terror salaries from tax money collected for the PA; see note below –Ed.).
Erekat explicitly stated that the leadership will continue to pay the salaries (rawatib) of the prisoners, the Martyrs’ families, and the wounded, despite the occupation authorities’ decision to deduct their allowances from the [Palestinian] National Authority’s tax revenues. Erekat sees this as a national obligation and legal and moral commitment that is consistent with the international agreements and treaties regarding prisoners, which Israel is violating with this decision..."
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PA government condemns Israeli salaries law as “theft,” says leadership “will not abandon the prisoners and the families of the Martyrs”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 4, 2018
Headline: “The [PA] government: The Palestinian cause was and is the key to international security and peace”
    “The [PA] government condemned the ratification of ‘the law to deduct [the amount of] the prisoners and Martyrs’ (Shahids) allowances (mukhassasat) from the Palestinian tax money’ (refers to Israeli law deducting terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.). It emphasized that deducting the money from these revenues and legitimizing it are nothing but Israeli robbery, theft of Palestinian money, the open legitimization of the theft of our people’s money, and harms our national symbols and the symbols of the defense of freedom and dignity…
The government emphasized that the Palestinian leadership, headed by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, will not abandon the prisoners and the families of the Martyrs, who have paid with their years and their lives for their homeland.”
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Head of Prisoners’ Club condemns Israel salary law, prisoners are “resistance members and prisoners of war,” not terrorists; no one will harm “rights” of prisoners, Martyrs’ families and wounded
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 4, 2018
Headline: “Wall to wall condemnations of the approval of deduction of the Martyrs and prisoners’ allowances”
     “Chairman of the Palestinian [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club Qadura Fares… explained that Israel’s attempts to steal the Palestinian people’s money (referring to Israeli law deducting terror salaries from tax money collected for the PA; see note below –Ed.)… are part of the actions to apply pressure in order to connect the Palestinian struggle to terror… Fares noted that the prisoners oppose all of the Israeli efforts to revoke their political status and their status as fighters, to revoke their legitimate right as resistance members and prisoners of war, and to label them as ‘terrorists’ and ‘criminals.’ Fares calmed the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the prisoners, and the wounded that no one will harm their rights, as there is a consensus over them among the members of the Palestinian people. He emphasized that the implementation of this racist and discriminatory law will have grave consequences that will lead to an explosion in the face of the occupation.”
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PLO prisoners’ commission condemns Australian decision to cut aid to the PA over terror salaries; Israel is “head of the terror in the region and in the entire world”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 4, 2018
Headline: “After Australia announced the stopping of the financial aid to the PA under the pretext of ‘salaries for prisoners’ - the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs: The world must not be dragged after Israel’s false stories and fraud”
     “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement yesterday (Tuesday) [July 3, 2018] that the world’s states must not be dragged after Israel’s false stories and fraud, whose goal is to change the facts, or after its failed attempts to define the Palestinians' legitimate right to struggle as a crime, and particularly the attack against the allowances (mukhassasat) of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids), the wounded, and the prisoners (refers to Israeli law deducting terror salaries from tax money collected for the PA; see note below –Ed.).
The commission added: 'Israel is an occupation state, which is implementing the most despicable policy of abuse, oppression, and murder against the members of the Palestinian people, and it is the head of the terror in the region and in the entire world. The Australian position was a type of alignment with the view of the occupation and oppression state' (Australia announced it is ceasing direct aid to the PA on July 2, 2018, citing the PA’s terror salaries as the reason for this decision, and instead will transfer aid through the UN –Ed.)…"
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Abbas’ spokesman: Israeli salaries law is a "dangerous decision, " "a sort of declaration of war against the Palestinian people, its fighters, its prisoners, and also its Martyrs"
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, July 3, 2018
      “The Palestinian [PA] presidential office condemned the Israeli Parliament's decision to ratify the law to deduct the allowances (mukhassasat) of the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners from the Palestinian tax money (referring to a law deducting terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below). Official Spokesman for the [PA] Presidential Office [and Fatah Central Committee member] Nabil Abu Rudeina said in a statement today (Tuesday) [July 3, 2018] that the presidential office adamantly objects to this dangerous decision, and that it thinks it harms the foundations of the relations from the time of the Oslo Accords and until now.
He added that if this law is implemented, it will lead to significant Palestinian decisions in order to deal with this dangerous decision, as this matter is considered one of the red lines that no one is allowed to harm or cross...”
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PLO official: Prisoners had a “right” to kill – a “right to resist the occupation”; paying them is "sacred"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 3, 2018

PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Spokesman Hassan Abd Rabbo:
"The legislation that passed the Israeli Parliament is racist legislation and is tantamount to organized state terror, which targets the Palestinian people’s values of struggle and morals, and attempts not only to steal the Palestinian people’s money, but also to target the history of our people’s struggle and its right to resist the occupation... The [Israeli] law defines the [Palestinian] national struggle as a crime, considers it terror, and considers the Palestinian people’s fighters and its Martyrs terrorists, criminals, and murderers... The issue of paying allowances to the families of the Martyrs, prisoners, and wounded is a sacred national obligation of the Palestinian people and the Palestinian leadership."
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Israeli Arab MP on PA TV: Israeli terror salaries law is “theft”
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 3, 2018
Official PA TV News, on the recently passed Israeli law to deduct terrorist salaries from PA tax money

Official PA TV newsreader: “On the same subject, head of the Joint [Arab] List in the Israeli Parliament Ahmad Tibi said that the law to loot the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners’ allowances (mukhassasat) (Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money -Ed.) is armed robbery and theft that the government of Israel is committing against our people’s rights.”

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PA government: Israeli salaries law is “theft,” “the government will not abandon the prisoners and the Martyrs’ families”
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, June 27, 2018
Headline: “The [PA] government: The law to deduct the allowances of the prisoners and the Martyrs’ [families]”
     “The [PA] national unity government condemned the approval of what is called ‘the law to deduct the allowances of the prisoners and the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) [families] from the Palestinian [PA] tax money’ by the Israeli Parliament (sic., the bill passed the Israeli Parliament Committee on Security and Foreign Affairs on June 27, 2018, prior to a general vote in the Israeli Parliament; see note below). Official [PA] Government Spokesman Yusuf Al-Mahmoud said that this ‘law’ openly and blatantly gives legitimacy to the theft of the Palestinian people’s money, and targets our national symbols and the symbols of the defense of freedom and honor… He added that the government will not abandon the prisoners and the Martyrs’ families, who have paid with their years and lives for the people, homeland, and all of humanity, because they struggled against the Israeli occupation that constitutes part of the injustice that harms people everywhere in the world.”
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PLO Prisoners’ Commission condemns approval of Israeli prisoners’ salaries law, says “the Martyrs and prisoners are the symbol of the struggle, freedom fighters, and fighters of independence, and not murderers and terrorists”
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, June 27, 2018
      “The [PA] Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs (sic., PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs) condemned the approval of the law to deduct the allowances of the prisoners and the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) [families] from the PA tax money in a second and third reading in the Israeli Parliament (sic., the bill was approved by the Israeli Parliament Committee on Security and Foreign Affairs on June 27, 2018, prior to a general vote in the Israeli Parliament; see note below). It said that this law legitimizes the robbery and theft of the prisoners and Martyrs’ rights.
The ministry (sic.) demanded that the PA not submit to racist laws like these, whose goal is to prevent the Palestinian people’s legitimate resistance and its resolve before the occupation’s ongoing conceit and arrogance towards the prisoners, the Martyrs, and their families…
The ministry (sic.) explained that adopting the family members of the prisoners and Martyrs and taking care of their life needs is a national and moral obligation resting on the shoulders of the people and the leadership.
The ministry (sic.) added that it is impossible to abandon this obligation regardless of the price, and that the Martyrs and prisoners are the symbol of the struggle, freedom fighters, and fighters of independence, and not murderers and terrorists as the occupation defines them.”
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Ramallah Municipality inaugurates monument to “Ramallah Martyrs”
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, June 26, 2018

Headline: “The inauguration of the Ramallah Martyrs Monument”
     “The Ramallah Municipality inaugurated the Ramallah Martyrs (Shahids) Monument in its old city last night [June 25, 2018]. The monument, which was erected with funding from the late Ibrahim Al-Arouri’s will, was built in honor and commemoration of Ramallah’s Martyrs in their city. Ramallah Mayor [Musa Hadid] said in his speech at the Martyrs Monument inaugural event: ‘Here in Ramallah – at the place where the pure body of the father of Palestinian nationalism, leader Martyr [former PLO and PA Chairman] Yasser Arafat, is located, in the presence of the dignitaries who are absent-present (i.e., the “Martyrs,” who are considered present in spirit), and in the presence of the souls of the self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen) – our spirit rises out of love and honor for these ones… who carried in their hearts the idea of revolution against the injustice and the occupation, and spread the idea of love for the soil and the land. This is our message, on the path of the first founders over the length and width of the land, from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River.”

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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorists from 1974 Nahariya attack: “A model of struggle that the years and days are unable to erase”
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, June 25, 2018

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “On June 23 (sic., 25), 1974, a unit of Palestinian self-sacrificing (Fida’i) fighters attacked the city of Nahariya in occupied Palestine (i.e., northern Israel) in a battle that lasted five hours, during which the commanders of the operation died as Martyrs (Shahids), and provided a model of struggle that the years and days are unable to erase.”

The image shows the terrorists responsible for the attack.
Official PA TV: Mother of 6 terrorists is “role model for every Palestinian woman”; PA official: “We draw our determination and our strength [from her]"
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, June 18, 2018

Official PA TV reporter: "Good morning to our heroic prisoners, good morning to all of the mothers – the mothers of the Martyrs, the wounded, and the prisoners, the Palestinian mothers who have sacrificed their lives and serenity for the homeland and their sons. I’m in the Al-Amari refugee camp, and more precisely with the woman we are all proud of. A woman who is an example of giving and sacrifice, the Khansa of Palestine, the oak tree of Palestine, the mother of the Martyr and prisoners, Um Nasser Abu Hmeid..."
Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam: "Good morning to you and to all of the viewers, a mo