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PA depicts a world without Israel
Future: A world without Israel
PA depicts a world without Israel
The Palestinian Authority makes no attempt to educate its people towards peace and coexistence with Israel. On the contrary, from every possible platform it repeatedly rejects Israel's right to exist, presents the conflict as a religious battle for Islam, depicts the establishment of Israel as an act of imperialism, and perpetuates a picture of the Middle East, both verbally and visually, in which Israel does not exist at all. Israel's destruction is said to be both inevitable and a Palestinian obligation.

The following description of Israel's founding in a Palestinian schoolbook represents the dominant dogma about Israel:

"Palestine’s war ended with a catastrophe that is unprecedented in history, when the Zionist gangs stole Palestine … and established the so-called State of Israel."
[Arabic Language, Analysis, Literature and Criticism, grade 12, p. 104]
This official PA map of "Palestine” was broadcast on PA TV in September 2011. The map includes both the PA areas and all of Israel (excluding the Golan Heights) wrapped in the Palestinian flag - a symbol of Palestinian sovereignty over the whole area - and has a key through it, symbolizing ownership. Similar maps presenting all of Israel as "Palestine" appear in Palestinian schoolbooks and are shown regularly on PA TV.
Future: A world without Israel
The PA promises its people that in the future, the State of Israel will be completely erased and replaced by a State of Palestine. A Fatah member of Palestinian parliament, Najat Abu Bakr, told PA TV that the PA supports and adopts the “stages plan.” To the world, the PA claims that the Palestinians seek the West Bank and Gaza Strip, when in fact the goal is all of Israel: “It doesn’t mean that we don’t want the 1948 borders, but in our current political program we say we want a state on the 1967 borders.” [PA TV (Fatah), Aug. 25, 2008]

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki reiterated this position on Al-Jazeera TV:
“It is impossible to realize the inspiring idea or the great goal in one stroke… Israel will come to an end… If I say that I want to remove it from existence, this will be great, great, [but] it is hard. This is not a [stated] policy. You can't say it to the world. You can say it to yourself.” [Al-Jazeera TV, Sept. 23, 2011]

The following words from a song on official PA TV, which started to appear in 2012, expresses longing for the day that Jaffa, Acre, Haifa and the Galilee, all in Israel, will be part of “my country” (“Palestine”) where all cities would be accessible "with no borders":
"I wish I could enter my country with no borders...
I will go about in Bethlehem and in Al-Aqsa [Mosque], which is held captive...
I do not forget Jenin or Nablus, and the Galilee
I do not forget you, Jaffa…
To Jerusalem, to Ramle, to Acre, to Haifa, oh Lord...
I wish I could enter my country with no borders." [PA TV (Fatah), Feb. 9, 2012]

The PA’s using culture to long for the destruction of Israel is not new. Many examples can be seen in this section below, including a music video, which aired on official PA TV from 2007 – 2009 and promises the liberation of “Palestine,” listing numerous Israeli cities as “Palestine”:
"We will liberate the Land of the religions … Palestine is Arab in history and identity… From Jerusalem and Acre, from Haifa and Jericho and Gaza and Ramallah, from Bethlehem and Jaffa, Be'er Sheba and Ramle, and from Nablus to the Galilee, from Tiberias to Hebron.”
Finally, the newest PA schoolbooks teach that "Palestine will be liberated by its men, its women, its young ones and its elderly." [Arabic Language and the Science of Language, grade 12, p. 44]
Op-ed in PA daily anticipates Israel’s end: “The occupation of Palestine… will end with the return of the occupiers to the place from where they came” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 26, 2016
Headline: “Those who pass between fleeting words”
Op-ed by Jihad Al-Khazen, originally published in the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper
     “The terrorist [Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu promises not to give up the Golan. I say to him (through a third party because I cannot speak with him) [parentheses in source] that Tel Aviv is not his. The Golan is part of Syria, and all of Israel is occupied Palestine… What I say is that the occupation of Palestine is an evil thing that will end with the return of the occupiers to the place from where they came. I do not expect that the justice will include putting the members of the Israeli government on trial as the Nazis were put on trial after the fall of the Nazis, but just that they will leave, as Mahmoud Darwish requested when he said to them that they ‘pass between fleeting words’ and that they should take their names and get out from on us. All of their news is a crime or lies. The Jewish holiday of Passover falls on the 22nd of this month, and it marks the anniversary of the exodus of the Jews from Egypt. According to information I have received from two university professors, which was verified by my friend, the archeologist Zahi Hawass, this whole story is a biblical myth. I challenge them to bring me one archeological remnant from Egypt or Sinai, as I challenge them daily to bring me one Jewish archeological remnant from Jerusalem, or to show us a rock from the alleged Temple.”
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Israel is "a new phenomenon that has no basis in history" and "Palestine is from the River to the Sea" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 30, 2016
Op-ed by Jihad Al-Khazen published in the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper

Headline: “The lobby attributes Israel’s crimes to its enemies”
      “I came across the Near East Report for March [2016] published by the Jewish lobby AIPAC. A torture [to read]. All of the terror in Israel is attributed to its enemies, clearly and scandalously relying on Congress’ support of the occupation, killing, and destruction. There was a main article titled The Island of Stability in the Middle East Emphasizes the Importance of the Strategy of the US-Israel Alliance. I tell you that this alliance is responsible for the lack of stability in the Middle East, and that Israel’s terror is what started all the other terror – from Al-Qaeda to ISIS, and everything in between… Congress members are talking about ‘the Palestinian terror.’ I tell them that the terror is Israel, and that this is terror funded by the [US] Congress, instead of it transferring funds to poor Americans. Afterwards, I will add that Israel is a fraud and a new phenomenon that has no basis in history or geography, and that Palestine is from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea.”
Fatah official: "When a state is established and we take Jerusalem, the Zionist idea which inspired their hearts will collapse and they will leave, defeated" because of "myth" that Jerusalem is the Promised Land 
Source: Facebook page of Fatah Central ‎Committee Member Abbas Zaki, Jan. 4, 2016
Member of Fatah Central Committee, Abbas Zaki: "Yasser Arafat has been reborn and the crusade continues. The blood, the sweat, and the tears will be a minor matter when the hope for the return and the establishment of a [Palestinian] state with Jerusalem as its capital is realized. When a state is established and we take Jerusalem, the Zionist idea which inspired their hearts will collapse and they will leave, defeated, because they created the myth according to which Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria are The Promised Land, and they are Allah’s chosen people. They will not be Allah’s chosen people, Ursalim (i.e., infrequently used Arabic name for Jerusalem, parallel to Hebrew name) will be nothing but Al-Quds (i.e., more common Arabic name for Jerusalem), Samaria will be nothing but the Mountain of Fire (i.e., nickname for Nablus), and Hebron will be nothing but the capital of rage, until liberation.”
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Fatah youth movement activist: Fatah's goal is "the liberation of Palestine from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River", i.e., Israel's destruction 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 1, 2016
Fatah-run Awdah TV program Homeland Morning, a special episode in honor of the 51st anniversary of the Fatah Launch (Intilaqa), hosting Fatah youth movement Shabiba activist Haitham Abu Radwan

Fatah Shabiba activist Haitham Abu Radwan: “Today, after decades of Zionist occupation, the young Palestinians and the current Fatah generation prove each day that the Fatah movement is the pioneer, the movement that did and still does bring about the victories, because its primary principle is the liberation of Palestine from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River. This is the principle upon which we have been educated and which was taught to us by the elder, Yasser Arafat. For this reason, the young Palestinians began the popular uprising, which still [continues] today with stabbing and car-ramming operations (i.e., terror attacks) and popular uprising through rock-throwing at every point of confrontation and conflict with the Zionist. The establishment of Fatah 51 years ago, and its anniversary today, are a single message: That its goal is the liberation of Palestine and a Palestinian state from the [Mediterranean] Sea to the [Jordan] River with Jerusalem as its capital.”
Intilaqa – "The Launch" of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to bomb Israel's National Water Carrier
PA TV to kids: All of Israel is “our land... it will all exist under the name of ‘the State of Palestine’’’  
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 4, 2015

Official PA TV host: "Some of the Palestinians who lived on the ’48 [lands] did not leave. They did not leave the land but remained there, and now they are guarding our land from the occupation’s abuse. They live under severe racism but their presence protects our land, despite the fact that the occupation fully rules everywhere, but they guard their existence as Palestinians and guard the place as Palestinians, and they believe that all of the land will return to Palestine, and to Palestinian rule, and to the State of Palestine, and it will all exist under the name of ‘'the State of Palestine.’'"
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PLO official at rally for dead terrorist: “Our people will liberate its land, and the whole world, from the affliction of the Zionist project” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Nov. 14, 2015
Headline: “Ramallah: Rally to eulogize Martyr Muhannad Halabi”
     “The rally to eulogize Martyr (Shahid) Muhannad Halabi, which the Islamic Jihad movement organized in the Salim Afandi Hall in El-Bireh on Saturday afternoon [Nov. 14, 2015], turned into a national wedding, during which everyone agreed on the importance of the continuation of the Jerusalem Intifada...
PLO Central Committee Member and Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) member Omar Shehadeh noted that Muhannad represents an example and role model for generations of young... He said: ‘Muhannad felt the danger of the Zionist movement more than 20 years after the fraud, lie and delusion of the peace of Oslo, and he is now a symbol of the popular liberation from the fraud and political deception.’ Shehadeh added: ‘Muhannad Halabi waved the flag of challenge at the Zionist project, which wanted to take advantage of the conditions in the Arab world which have led to our [Palestinian] cause being pushed aside, and he wished to deal with it by issuing a greater challenge, in order to prove that Palestine and we ourselves are stronger than death.’ He continued: ‘The Intifada which Halabi detonated succeeded in preventing the division of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and spoke out against the ghost of Jerusalem’s Judaization.’ In addition, he emphasized in this context his belief that in the end our people will liberate its land, and the whole world, from the affliction of the Zionist project.”
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PA TV to kids: ‎Israel "must know… all of this land belongs to us... and will return to us" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 13, 2015

Official PA TV host:‎ "My friend, do you know what the ’48 lands are?‎"
Boy:‎ "Yes, the occupation of lands by the Israelis in the year 1948.‎"
Official PA TV host:‎ "These are the lands that are under the occupation’s [Israel's] rule at the ‎moment. Do you know cities from among them, can you remind me - the ’48 lands?‎"
Boy:‎ "In the diaspora?‎"
Official PA TV host:‎ "No, the ’48 lands: Haifa -‎
Boy:‎ "Haifa, Jaffa, Acre.‎"
Official PA TV host:‎ "Correct, and Nazareth and many more cities in these lands. We will mention ‎them in the coming episodes, Allah willing. I apologize Yazan, I do not mean to embarrass you, I mean ‎that this information should be inside of us all the time. The occupation must know that we fully ‎believe and are confident that all of this land belongs to us, the ’48 [lands] (i.e., all of Israel) are all ours ‎and will return to us, right?‎"
Boy:‎ "Yes, of course.‎"
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PA TV host teaches kids that “the 1948 lands” (i.e., Israel) will return to Palestinians one day 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 6, 2015
Official PA TV program Children’s Talk
Official PA TV host: “Do you know what the 1948 lands are?”
Girl Batoul: “Yes, they are the lands that the occupation took from the Palestinians in 1948 (i.e., Israel).”
Official PA TV host: “Very good. One of these days they will return to us, right?"
Girl Batoul: “Yes.”
Official PA TV host: “Of course they will return to us.”
Israeli Arab MP explicitly calls for Jews to leave Israel 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 23, 2015

Official PA TV program Face to Face, hosting Israeli Arab MP Ahmad Tibi
MP Ahmad Tibi: “My response to [Israeli Minister of Transportation and Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy] Yisrael Katz was: ‘You who pass through the sea of transient words / take your names and leave/ and take what you want from the sand of memory and leave.’ There are parliament members who understand Arabic. There was a bit of a stir. I told them, in order to be even clearer, that I would translate the poem into Hebrew. I translated it well. I read it to them in Hebrew and told them: The occupation will not persist. Yisrael Katz comes and Yisrael Katz goes, and Jerusalem and Nazareth forever stand strong. And I mean every word.”

Fatah states that Palestinians have “right” to state on “its entire homeland, not a small part of it” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Oct. 18, 2015
Headline: “The Fatah party supports uprising and calls on the [Palestinian] Legislative Council to convene”
     “Fatah’s parliamentary party confirmed its support of the extensive popular uprising for the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its objection to the Judaization and the division (of the Al-Aqsa Mosque according to times and areas –Ed.).  The party emphasized the Palestinian people’s right to resist the occupation, the ‘oppressor that sits on our chest, until the liberation and establishment of a Palestinian state, with East Jerusalem as its capital.’  The party stated in an announcement received by Ma’an [news agency]: ‘We are a people with a right to live like the rest of the peoples of the world, in an independent state on the land of its entire homeland, not on a small part of it, ruled by herds of settlers who ravage it.’
The party sent its honor and admiration to Palestine’s glorious women, who have always proved that they are partners and fighters who lead the ranks.’
Likewise, the announcement emphasized the importance of the unity and rallying around our right to fight and resist until victory and the establishment of the [Palestinian] state.”

"Division according to areas and times" refers to a proposed law (May 2013) being reviewed in Israeli Parliament that would allow for both Jews and Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount. The law seeks to designate separate prayer times and areas of the site for Muslims and Jews. Israeli PM Netanyahu has stated on many occasions that the Israeli government has no intention of ‎changing the status quo on the Temple Mount.
PA daily op-ed: The land will be redeemed by the Arabs, “the true owners of the land” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 14, 2015
Op-ed by Fatah Revolutionary Council member Bakr Abu Bakr, regular columnist for official PA daily
Headline: “The rage of Jerusalem – the system of open hands”
        “Palestine is ours since the period of the Canaanites (members of the Kinana Arab tribe), the Arab Jebusites, and the Arab Philistines (the Palestinians) (worshippers of the Arab god Falas in Yemen), and from time immemorial… It is ours since the last Arab immigration 200-300 years BCE, as a result of the collapse of the emirates/regions of the tribes of the Children of Israel (the Arab Yemenite [tribe] in Yemen)…  In our land, as the archeologists say today… the Arab Children of Israel tribe, weak in numbers, was unimportant and never ruled, given the existence of dozens of other tribes in Palestine (in general, there is no connection between the people of Israel, the Arab Yemenite tribe which has been wiped off the stage of history and the present Jewish residents of Palestine who are mainly Jews from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, [the region] between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, and then east and west Europe – see [the writings of] Shlomo Sand (author of The Invention of the Jewish People, which claims that that the ancestry of most contemporary Jews stems mainly from outside the Land of Israel -Ed.) and Arthur Koestler (author of The Thirteenth Tribe, which advances the thesis that Ashkenazi Jews are descended from the Khazars Ed.), two fair Jews.) (parenthesis in source) The invasions of Palestine which occurred one after the other – the Persians, Greeks, Romans, and in modern times the English and the Zionist entity – are nothing but a prelude to its redemption by the Arabs, the true owners of the land.”
Fatah official on Facebook encourages violence and seeking Martyrdom against “the settler herds, who will vanish sooner or later” 
Source: Facebook page of Mahmoud Al-Aloul, Fatah Central Committee Member, Oct. 5, 2015

Text and image published on Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul’s Facebook page
Text in image: “We were brought up on the expression ‘potential Martyrs’ and whoever loves the Shahada (Martyrdom seeking) is not afraid of the settler herds, who will vanish sooner or later, or of a fascist standing army which aims the rifle of cowardice at the chests of innocent children and accuses their rocks of being terror. Blessings to a mighty, gigantic people
and #let’s_continue_the attacks”
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Egyptian Sheikh on PA TV: “The reason for all ‎your problems is Israel. You need to solve the ‎Israel problem”‎ 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 11, 2015
Official PA TV program Reflections, hosting Egyptian Sheikh ‎Nabil Na’im:
Sheikh Nabil Naim: “The Israeli involvement in ‎what is happening in Syria is evident to all. ISIS ‎and Jabhat Al-Nusra, where do they receive ‎treatment? In the Israeli hospitals. The weapons ‎that ISIS receives come from Turkey and Israel. ‎The one who created the problems in the ‎region’s countries is Israel…‎ Who destroyed Iraq? Iraq was destroyed by ‎America. Do you not agree? They have Brzezinski, ‎the Jewish leader (Zbigniew Brzezinski, advisor to ‎Jimmy Carter on national security, a non-Jew, and ‎a severe critic of Israel –Ed.) - he said: ‘In order to ‎create ‘Greater Israel’ from the Euphrates to the ‎Tigris, it is necessary to dismantle the [Arab] ‎countries adjacent to Israel and turn them into ‎warring sectarian and ethnic frameworks…‎ Israel is not interested only in Palestine. In the ‎Israeli parliament Israel’s borders are from the ‎Nile to the Euphrates. On the Israeli flag [the ‎stripes] symbolize the Nile and the Euphrates, with ‎David’s Kingdom between them… We want to say ‎to the people: ‘The reason for all your problems is ‎Israel. You need to solve the Israel problem. Do ‎you understand? Israel is linked to the problem of ‎the dam in Ethiopia. Israel is linked to the crisis in ‎southern Sudan. That is what divided [southern ‎and northern Sudan]. Israel is linked to what is ‎occurring in Syria and Libya.”‎

Jabhat Al-Nusra is a branch of the Al-Qaeda ‎terrorist organization operating in Syria and ‎Lebanon, formed in January 2012. It is an Islamic ‎Sunni, Jihadist group fighting against the Syrian ‎government forces in the Syrian civil war, in order to ‎establish an Islamic state in Syria. ‎
Israel referred to as “occupied lands that… will all return to us one of these days” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 24, 2015
Official PA TV program The Best Home, hosts Sundus, a young girl from Shfar’am, a city in northern Israel.
Official PA TV host: “I would like to say to all our friends that Dumya, Sundus’ sister, won a ticket. She participated actively through our Facebook page and won a ticket to Waterland and to Happyland, and she decided to give them to our friends here in the West Bank, so they can have a good time. I also want to tell you that Dumya and Sundus are from Shfar’am (city in the Galilee in the north of Israel -Ed.) from our occupied lands (i.e., Israel) that, Allah willing, will all return to us one of these days, and we will live together without the checkpoints and divisions the occupation forces on us.”
PA Mufti calls on Islamic world to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque from “continuing attacks” and “desecration,” warns of “impending religious war 
Source: Al-Ayyam, July 14, 2015
This article was published by WAFA (the official Palestinian news agency) on July 13, 2015, and on Al-Ayyam on July 14, 2015.
: “PA Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Hussein calls to increase visits to Al-Aqsa”
     “PA Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and preacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein called to increase visits to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in order to thwart the escalating Israeli calls to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque [compound ] and hold Talmudic ceremonies (i.e., Jewish prayers) in its pure courtyards. This was after the extremist Temple organizations called on their supporters to organize a Jewish demonstration in front of the Golden Gate (in Jerusalem’s old city walls –Ed.) this Tuesday [July 14, 2015], the 27th of Ramadan, in order to demand that the Al-Aqsa Mosque [compound] be closed to all Muslims during the anniversary of the so-called ‘destruction of the Temple.’ (i.e.,Tisha B’Av – see note). The Mufti considered this call a dangerous escalation, and explained that the continuing attack against the Al-Aqsa Mosque, its desecration, and the encouragement of the extremists to visit it, indicate an impending religious war. In addition, he stated that the calls and the aggressive plans inciting to desecrate the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its courtyards and to harm it have increased during the month of Ramadan. The Mufti called on worshippers from Jerusalem and the 1948 territories (i.e., Israel) and anyone who is able to reach the Al-Aqsa Mosque from across the homeland, to make every effort to visit it and strengthen their presence in it, in order to protect it from the ongoing and increasing attacks against it."
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Abbas advisor anticipates day when Israel is "defeated, its settlers expelled, and Palestine is purified from their filth" 
Source: Facebook page of Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and member of Fatah Central Committee Sultan Abu Al-Einein, July 7, 2015
Posted to Facebook page of Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and member of Fatah Central Committee Sultan Abu Al-Einein on July 7, 2015, a few days after the death of Muhammad Al-Kusbeh, who participated in throwing stones at an Israeli army force near the Qalandiya refugee camp on July 3, 2015. Al-Kusbeh was killed by gunfire from Israeli soldiers whose vehicle came under attack. Palestinian reports claimed Al-Kusbeh was shot while trying to climb over the separation fence.
      “We have no more concessions to make, but we should have more options. In the next conflict, we need to open all the gates so the Martyrs will be at peace in their last resting place, so the bereaved mothers will be satisfied, so the wounds of our injured will heal, and so that the prisoners will hold their heads high to Heaven. This nation will not remain silent for long about this piracy and these crimes, while drawing its high motivation from the saying ‘The darkest hours are those before dawn,’ and the dawn of our people will come. It will come when its country is formed, when the land of its homeland is completely liberated, when its hostages return, when the hated occupation is defeated, and its settlers expelled, and Palestine is purified from them and their filth.”

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PA school message: "Palestine" will replace Israel 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, June 2, 2015

Wall painting at PA Ministry of Education's Al-Karameh school in the West Bank. In the painting appears a map labeled "Palestine" that includes the PA areas and all of Israel. The Palestinian flag is flying from the center of the map, symbolizing future political sovereignty over what is now Israel.
Text in painting: "On this land is something worth living for" (Song by Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian national poet).
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Note: The Al-Karameh battle - On March 21, 1968, Israeli army forces attacked the town of Karameh in Jordan, where Fatah terrorists had been launching attacks on Israel. Although Israel prevailed militarily, Arafat used the event for propaganda purposes, declaring the battle a great victory that erased the disgrace of the 1967 Six Day War defeat.
PA TV for kids: All of Israel is "occupied" and "will return to us" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, May 23, 2015

Puppet Marwan:‎ "How beautiful is the sea and the view. Director, take a shot of it. ‎This is Tel Aviv. Take a look. It was named Tel Aviv after Jaffa was occupied. Can you ‎believe it? Jaffa was here and it became Tel Aviv...‎"
PA TV host:‎ "Good for you, Marwan, you went to see Jaffa and had fun there... My ‎friends, I am telling you that for sure Jaffa, and not only Jaffa but also Haifa, Acre, ‎Nazareth and all the Palestinian cities occupied in 1948 will return to us one day.‎"
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Note: This video appeared on official PA TV on March 6, May 15 and May 23, 2015‎.
PA TV host calls Israel “the occupied interior”; guest says goal is “to free” all of the land (i.e., including Israel) 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, May 22, 2015
Official PA TV program The Course of Events hosted National Action Committee member Mahmoud Al-Zaq and Fatah spokesman in the Gaza Strip Fayez Abu Aita. The report is about an event to commemorate the Nakba - “the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel.

Official PA TV reporter: “Under the supervision of the Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, the Young Leadership Forum organized a summer camp in the Martyr (Shahid) Salah Khalaf [Sports] Center in the Al-Fari’a refugee camp under the title ‘Al-Yarmouk is our Nakba,’ as part of the activities to mark the 67th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba.
This summer camp represents the historic Palestine as it includes youth from the occupied interior (i.e., Israel) and all areas of the homeland.”
Female participant: “This is a summer camp of the forum, called ‘Al-Yarmouk is our Nakba,’ which brings together people from the West Bank and people from the interior, from the lands occupied in ’48 (i.e., Israel), in order to unite them and break the barriers that divide us.”

PA TV report on an event in Khan Yunis to commemorate the Nakba:
Hasan Abu Salah, Head (Mukhtar) of one of the neighborhoods of Khan Yunis]: “[We are here] to free our Palestinian land, including all its historical territory, even if it will be in stages. However, we will not concede even one meter of our land, from the north or south or west, all our historical land will return to us. The [right of] return is a holy right that it is forbidden to concede.”

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PA daily prints poem calling for “the sword” to kill Israelis “and purify the land from the impurities of the infidels” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, May 13, 2015
Headline: “The land is full of foreigners and Mongols”
[From a poem by Palestinian poet Mustafa Khaddash:]
“67 years of degradation and shame
And the flare of fire in the depths of the heart
67 years in dark depths
The fruit of the plot of the thieves of the family’s land and house
67 years in a burning furnace
Has left us nothing but determination and perseverance
67 years in the forest and in it gangs
Of cobras and predatory and murderous animals

Where is Qutuz, I wonder, and where is Baibars
The land is full of foreigners and Mongols
Where is the sword of Saladin, to destroy them
And purify the land from the impurities of the infidels.”

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