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The Palestinian Authority justifies all terror as legitimate armed conflict, coining it “resistance,” the Palestinian euphemism for violence ranging from the terror to suicide bombings to stone throwing:
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and former PA senior official, Jibril Rajoub:
"Building a school and throwing a hand grenade, in my opinion, are resistance. I build the school in order to strengthen the reasons for my people's resolve, as one of several aspects of the resistance, and when there is a need to throw a grenade [or launch] a rocket, I'll do that as well out of my belief in the inevitable victory of my cause and its justness." Click here to view [PA TV (Fatah), May 12, 2010]
The PA at times adds that violence must be used wisely as an effective political tool. Depending on the political circumstances the Palestinian Authority alternates active calls for violence and terror with periods when they say that terror is being postponed because of temporary conditions:
Dr. Nabil Shaath, Fatah Foreign Affairs Commissioner:
"The popular struggle is a fundamental principle whose importance equals that of the armed struggle, since it is the responsibility and task of all the people. The current distancing from the armed struggle does not mean its absolute rejection." [Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, May 21, 2010]
Fatah leader Diab Al-Louh once worded it this way on PA TV: “The rifle seeds and diplomacy reaps.”
Fatah song: “Slice ‎open the enemy’s chest… I have no ‎love other than the love of the rifle”‎ 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 4, 2016

"Long Live Fatah Men,” sung by the ‎Al-Asifa band:
"Shoot the Dashka (machine gun) and the cannon
Let the whole world hear:
The Palestinian will never bow other than to the Lord of the universe…
The oath is to free the state from the hands of the Zionists
Long live all the Fatah men...
The Fatah man does not take things lightly…
He fires the mortar and the machine gun...
Strike, mortar, strike!
Slice open the enemy’s chest, slice it...
Bullets! Sing for us!
The sound of the rifles gives us joy
Fatah taught me, thank you, Fatah
I have no love other than the love of the rifle."
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Song broadcast on official PA TV, 11 times from Nov. 29 –Dec. 4, 2016, also broadcast on Dec. 31, 2012, and daily on Jan. 1-5, 2013.

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PA Fatwa Council: "Our people will adhere to their [Al-Aqsa] mosque, regardless of the price and sacrifices that will be required, until Allah inherits the land and everything in it" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 30, 2016
    "The [PA Palestinian Supreme Fatwa] council warned of the regional consequences of an escalation in the rate of the invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, which constitutes a red line for Muslims throughout the world. Likewise, it clarified that the occupation authorities have escalated the rate of their invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque for what are called the Jewish holidays, and that these invasions reveal their aggressive intentions towards it and verify the falseness of their claim to commit to retaining the historic status quo that exists there… The council urged everyone who can come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to invest the maximum efforts to reach it and strengthen the presence there so as to defend it, and emphasized that our people will adhere to their mosque, regardless of the price and sacrifices that will be required, until Allah inherits the land and everything in it.”
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The PA and its leaders consider all of the Temple Mount an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Therefore they view any presence of Jews on the mount as an "invasion." It should be noted that Jews who visit the Temple Mount only enter some sections of the open areas, and do not enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque or the Dome of the Rock.
Fatah vows to “remain loyal to [the] pure blood” of murderer of 2 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 27, 2016

Posted text:
"The anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of Commander Firas Al-Jaber Oct. 27, 2016
#On_your_anniversary_we_will_not_forget_you
Tulkarem - exclusive - the Fatah Movement in the Tulkarem refugee camp
Today, Oct. 27, is the anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Commander Firas Al-Jaber 'Abu Ghadab,' who ascended to Heaven as a Martyr after he fell victim to a Zionist assassination operation on this day.
Firas Al-Jaber was one of the outstanding founding commanders of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) in Palestine and of the brigades of Martyr Dr. Thabet Thabet in the city of Tulkarem...
Today we in Fatah, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, and the brigades of Martyr Dr. Thabet Thabet in the Tulkarem district bow our heads in honor and admiration of the soul of the Martyr, the outstanding commander, Firas Al-Jaber, even as we renew the oath to his pure soul that we will remain loyal to his pure blood which watered the beloved land of Palestine, and emphasize that we will continue forward on his path of struggle until the liberation of the last bit our occupied land."
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Firas Al-Jaber "Abu Ghadab" - a top commander in Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, who participated in the murder of 2 Israelis, Etgar Zaituni and Motti Dayan, in the Tulkarem area on Jan. 23, 2001, and in other shooting attacks in the Tulkarem area. He was killed by Israeli soldiers on Oct. 28, 2001.

Thabet Thabet was one of the founders of Tanzim (Fatah terror faction) in Tulkarem. Thabet was responsible for many shooting attacks aga
PA Minister of Jerusalem claims Israel expels Arabs from Jerusalem, calls on Palestinian youth to carry out Ribat 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Oct. 18, 2016
Headline: “Adnan Al-Husseini in an interview with Donia Al-Watan: The Israeli occupation is constantly striving to expel the [Arab] residents of Jerusalem and empty Jerusalem of its residents”
     “In an exclusive interview conducted by [independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan’s reporter in Jerusalem Shurouq Talab with [PA Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and] Governor of the [Jerusalem] District Adnan Al-Husseini, Al-Husseini discussed the important issues relating to Jerusalem…
Al-Husseini praised: ‘The young people of Jerusalem are the supporting pillar, they are heroes. In all of the various circumstances you will find them in the front line, you will always find them fighting for life and not being late to respond to the calls of Jerusalem and Palestine.’
‘The people need to stand firm against what is happening in Jerusalem, to hold on, and to carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem, as the homeland is not for purchase or sale,’ added Al-Husseini.”
PA Facebook post shows masked man throwing rock in front of Dome of the Rock mosque 
Source: Facebook page of the PA National Security Forces, Oct. 12, 2016

Image posted on the Facebook page of the PA National Security Forces
The image shows a masked man throwing a rock, with the Dome of the Rock visible behind him.
Text posted on the image: “I am a son of Jerusalem, and I will not move from here, I will remain in it”
The logo of the PA National Security Forces appears in the bottom left-hand corner of the image.
Fatah spokesperson justifies terror attack in Jerusalem as Palestinian response to "Israel’s policy of murder and summary executions" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 11, 2016
Headline: “Fatah: The occupation government bears responsibility for the Palestinian responses”
     “Fatah spokesman Fayiz Abu Aita emphasized that the occupation government alone bears responsibility for the consequences of the Palestinian responses. He emphasized that the Israeli government’s sponsorship of terror, settlement, harming the holy city [of Jerusalem], Judaization, Israelization, and all of these steps, will lead to additional Palestinian responses.
Abu Aita’s statements came in response to the Jerusalem operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered). He said: ‘[Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu must understand that security and stability will not be achieved until the legitimate rights of our people are achieved, and primarily Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state.’ Abu Aita added that Israel’s policy of murder and summary executions, the expropriation of land for settlements, and the harming of the holy sites will not dissuade our people from defending legitimate rights.”

Musbah Abu Sbeih – 39-year-old Palestinian terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis and wounded 5 others in 3 drive-by shooting attacks in Jerusalem on Oct. 9, 2016. Abu Sbeih, who held Israeli residency status, began his shooting spree at the Ammunition Hill light rail stop and continued to the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood. He was killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli border police officers during the attack. On the morning of the attack, Abu Sbeih was due to turn himself in to begin a 4 month jail sentence, after being convicted in January 2015 on numerous counts of inciting to terror and supporting a terror organization. On his Facebook page, Abu Sbeih praised terror groups including Hamas as well as terrorists who carried out attacks and actively called for attacks against Israelis.
Fatah FB quotes arch-terrorist: "With our skulls we are paving the certain path to victory" 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 11, 2016
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text is a quote by arch-terrorist Abu Jihad, responsible for the death of at least 125 Israelis: “Our heads are in the sky, our feet are planted in the ground of our homeland. With our skulls we are paving the certain path to victory and return. The compass does not err on the path, it continues to point towards Palestine.
#Abu_Jihad_Khalil_Al-Wazir”

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, which killed a total of 125 Israelis, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.
PA TV airs song: "Go on O Muslim and fight... Death is better than humiliation" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 11, 2016
Official PA TV program The Tune of the Revolution, performance by the Palestinian Al-Rawabi Band in Kuwait
The Al-Rawabi Band: [The band sings the following song] “We would sing at weddings, jafra, ataba, and dahya (i.e., different types of folk songs), and today we sing with bullets about the Jihad fighters..."
Visual:
Pictures of the band are shown and the following song, first broadcast on Sept. 22, 2015, on the same official PA TV program
The Tune of the Revolution, is heard in the background:
The Al-Rawabi Band: "We declared the revolution against the occupier, and we installed the cannon on the hill. Go on O Muslim and fight, the day of the return has appeared, the lion cubs (i.e., young boys) behind you are defending you in the valleys and mountains, they are not afraid to fight; an honorable death is better than humiliation.”
Fatah implies continuation of violence: “Residents of Jerusalem will defend [the Al-Aqsa Mosque]… We will defend the honor of the Arab and Islamic nations with our bare chests” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 9, 2016
Posted text: "The Jerusalem branch of Fatah announced a strike and mourning for the Martyrs' (Shahids') souls.
'Permission [to fight] has been given to those who are being fought, because they were wronged. And indeed, Allah is competent to give them victory.' [Sura 22:39, Sahih International translation]... Due to the barbaric escalation being perpetrated by the occupation government and the herds of settlers, which includes killing, violence, destruction, and an attempt to instill fear in our Palestinian cities, villages, and refugee camps, and particularly in Jerusalem, we announce our complete objection to crimes of these types being carried out before the international community and its human rights organizations... All of these steps will not be accepted in silence, and residents of Jerusalem will defend the place of the ascent to Heaven (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Mosque) of our precious messenger Muhammad, blessings and peace be upon him. Therefore, we in the Jerusalem branch of Fatah emphasize our adherence to Jerusalem, the strengthening of the [Arab] presence in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City [of Jerusalem], and [that] it will not be abandoned to the extremists and terrorists [of the occupation], and [that] we will defend the honor of the Arab and Islamic nations with our bare chests..."
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Cartoon calls to "clean" Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque of Jews 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 29, 2016

In this cartoon, a Palestinian woman is holding a broom and sweeping an Israeli soldier and a religious Jew away from the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock.
Caption: "Every year, Jerusalem gets cleaner"
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Note: This cartoon was first posted on the Facebook page of the Palestinian National Security Forces on Nov. 8, 2014. It was published again on Fatah-run Awdah TV on July 17, 2015. The cartoon appeared again on the official Facebook ‎page of the Fatah Movement on Oct. 28, ‎‎2015, with the text: “This occupation will ‎pass Allah willing.”‎ Most recently, the cartoon was reposted to the Facebook page of the Palestinian National Security Forces on Sept. 29, 2016.
 
Fatah official threatens violence against “Nazi Zionist Israel”: “Our symbol is a rifle and a grenade, so don`t test our patience” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 27, 2016


PA Parliament member and former prisoner Jamal Huweil on official PA TV program Topic of the Day: "Like I always say to Israel, to the Nazi Zionist Israeli occupation: We in the Fatah Movement - our symbol is still the symbol of Al-Asifa (i.e., Fatah military unit), which is decorated with an AK-47 and a grenade, so don't test the patience of the Fatah Movement, because like they say ‘patience has limits.’"

Poster on wall glorifies murderer: “President Mahmoud Abbas and Jenin District Governor Ibrahim Ramadan announce the death of heroic Martyr prisoner Yasser Hamdouni”

Yasser Hamdouni was serving a life sentence for participating in the murder of Israeli citizen Avner Maimon in the Palestinian town of Ya'abad in the West Bank (June 12, 2003). Hamdouni, a member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing), died on Sept. 25, 2016, after collapsing while exercising in the Israeli Rimon Prison yard.
Fatah implicitly threatens to use violence in response to Israeli “executions:” "The escalation that Israel is striving for... will only drag the region into a logic of force and resistance" 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Sept. 20, 2016
     “The Fatah Movement held Israel responsible for the clear policy of murder and summary executions of Palestinians... Munir Al-Jaghoub warned the occupation government against the continuation of the murders, arrests, and executions. He said: ‘The Fatah Movement – as a faction that represents the first line of the many members of the Palestinian people that believes in popular resistance – will not agree to make do with counting the Martyrs (Shahids) who are falling as a result of the acts of the criminal occupation.’ Al-Jaghoub added: ‘We view with severity Israel’s return to the method of daily arrests, blocking routes to the traffic of [Palestinian] citizens, and preventing their arrival to their homes and workplaces. [This is] a policy that is no less racist and terrorist than all of the murders that are being committed against us. The escalation that Israel is striving for in all areas of our life will only drag the region into a logic of force and resistance [by the Palestinians] against the logic of murder and racist occupation [by Israel].’”
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Commentator on PA TV promotes "popular intifada," such as "fights with the rock, fights with the firebomb" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 19, 2016
Official PA TV program Panorama of the Hour, hosting political commentator Mukheimar Abu Sa’ada
Political commentator Mukheimar Abu Sa’ada: “We Palestinians have failed in creating a popular intifada, a peaceful intifada, [as well as] a violent intifada against the Israeli occupation in the West Bank. We failed in supporting the intifada to give it momentum in order to make the lives of the Israelis in the settlements hell, or even at the checkpoints, unfortunately we have failed at this. It is as if the Palestinian factions do not want this, which is a dangerous thing. The Palestinian rift (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah) is what exposed the truth of this intifada[‘s failure]. The Palestinian rift is what has weakened the intifada, because there is no unified leadership, because there is no coordination and initiative, and the retreat of the factions from their popular role regarding the operations (i.e., terror attacks) of individuals here and there has weakened the shape of the intifada.
The correct way to influence in the West Bank is by way of the popular intifada, and very large population density standing at the Israeli checkpoints, standing at the intersections, which blocks the roads to the settlements, and fights with the rock, fights with firebombs – this is the way that influences Israeli society the most.”

Palestinian terror wave (2015-2016) – Palestinian violence and terror attacks against Israelis, ‎including stabbings, shootings, throwing Molotov cocktails and car rammings. The terror wave started in September 2015, and as of July 2016, 40 people were killed (36 Israelis, 1 Palestinian, 2 Americans, and 1 foreign worker from Eritrea) and over 500 wounded.
PLO "called on the Palestinian factions and forces, associations, and unions to escalate the popular struggle against the occupation" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 18, 2016
Headline: “The National Council calls to fight the occupation’s terror and its aggression against our people”
       “The Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) called on our people to defend itself from the Israeli terror that is being carried out alongside the shameful international silence regarding the crimes of the occupation government, the settlements, and the summary executions, the last instance of which was the execution of young Hatem Al-Shaloudi yesterday morning [Sept. 17, 2016].
In a press release by its chairman, Salim Al-Za’anoun, the council yesterday called on the Palestinian factions and forces, associations, and unions to escalate the popular struggle against the occupation, its aggression, and its crimes. [He added that this is] a natural right, guaranteed by the UN Convention, UN General Assembly resolutions, the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, and the other conventions and laws, as part of the legitimate right of self-defense.”
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PA TV airs song: The "knife will express our rage and will not allow the Al-Aqsa Mosque to be harmed" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 13, 2016
Official PA TV program Holiday Morning, hosting poet Abdallah Qishta
Poet Abdallah Qishta begins to recite the poem "A Homeland That is Tired of Waiting"
Poet Abdallah Qishta:
"Oh my enemy, others are brighter than you…
You are a Nazi, do not lie and do not call for peace
The chaos of your corruption is running rampant in Muslim countries
Your ebb and flow have come to an end, the illusion has reached its end and dissipated
Your time has come, accursed is your grandfather who brought us the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration)
[Even if] a period passes, we will not forget and our veins will be renewed
Your fate is shame and disgrace, regardless of what will come to pass.
Tomorrow we will liberate our land and we will lay the cornerstone,
Sometimes with weapons, and sometimes with politics.
The soil always calls to us: 'Come with [your] head held high,
Wear the crown of glory, and break the head of the evil one’
Its [the soil’s] knife will express our rage and will not allow the Al-Aqsa Mosque to be harmed…"
Official PA TV host: "We do not deny that the poem is wonderful and the style is very unique, especially as there is an attractiveness to the Nabataean or Bedouin poem, as some know it ."

The Balfour Declaration of Nov. 2, 1917 was a letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild stating that “His Majesty's government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people” and is seen as the basis for later international commitments to establish the State of Israel.
Fatah FB photo of masked woman throwing rock 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 6, 2016

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
The picture shows a masked woman holding a rock, poised to throw it.

Text on image:
“Because you are strength
Because you are
Revolution”
Posted text: “Because the secret of the sparkling of the stars is in your eyes, female member of Fatah’s Shabiba (i.e., Fatah’s youth movement), sister of the men.”
Palestinian radio station posts Hamas threats to kidnap and mistreat Israelis on its Facebook page 
Source: Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, independent Palestinian station, Aug. 21, 2016


Image and text posted on the Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, independent Palestinian station. The Israeli army closed the station on Aug. 31, 2016, claiming that the station spread incitement.


The image shows Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades (i.e., Hamas’ military wing) Spokesman Abu Ubeida flanked by another masked Hamas terrorist.

Posted text: “[Izz A-Din] Al-Qassam Brigades (i.e., Hamas’ military wing) Spokesman Abu Ubeida: ‘We warn the enemy against continuing its tyrannical steps against our captives. It should know that its captives with us will receive the same treatment that our captives receive in its prisons.’”
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Palestinian radio station posts on its Facebook page Hamas threats to kidnap Israelis  
Source: Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, independent Palestinian station, Aug. 21, 2016
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Images posted on the Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, an independent Palestinian station. The Israeli army closed the station on Aug. 31, 2016, claiming that the station spread incitement.

The first picture shows Hamas terrorists unveiling a makeshift prison, with Hebrew signs on it and an image of a Hamas terrorist accompanied by the Arabic text: “The Shadow Unit.” the second picture is a close-up of the same image.

Text on the central sign on the prison in Hebrew: “Prison 4
For enemy prisoners”
Text on the right door in Hebrew: “Cell 1”
Text on the left door in Hebrew: “Cell 2”
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Pro-Hamas Palestinian radio station posts anti-PA picture of ammunition seized by PA 
Source: Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, independent Palestinian station, Aug. 21, 2016

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of Radio Sanabel, an independent Palestinian station. The Israeli army closed the station on Aug. 31, 2016, claiming that the station spread incitement.

The image shows weapons, ammunition, ammunition magazines, grenades, and military combat vests on the floor.

Posted text: “#A picture of the weapons that the Palestinian [PA] Security Forces seized during the campaign that they waged against wanted ‘outlaws’ in the old city of Nablus”
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Senior PLO official calls Israeli soldiers "murderers," justifies Palestinian terror 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Aug. 18, 2016
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake speaks at length about the difficulty in paying the fines and damages levied by the Israeli courts against terrorists and their families. Karake also says that the PA government has been forced to stop paying the fines due to the financial pressures on it to pay not only the fines but compensation as well.
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake: “In other words, if I want to go and hit an [Israeli] soldier and I injure him, I [have to] go and pay him damages? He is an occupier. He comes to murder me-”
Official PA TV host: “The message has been conveyed, Abu Khaled (i.e., Karake). The program’s time is up.”
Issa Karake: “He comes to murder me. In other words, they want to define the Palestinian struggle as a crime, as if [the fact] that we are struggling and defending ourselves and our honor has become a crime.”
Abbas advisor call on Palestinians to carry out "continual Ribat" at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron  
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Aug. 10, 2016
Headline: "Al-Habbash was updated regarding the suffering of the citizens in the Old City of Hebron"
     "Supreme Shari'ah Judge of Palestine and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas'] advisor on religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash today, Wednesday [Aug. 10, 2016], described the steps of the Israeli occupation government in the Old City of Hebron as racist. This was said during a tour of the Old City of Hebron in order to be updated regarding the violations and inhuman acts being carried out against the residents of the area by members of the Israeli occupation army and the herds of extremist settlers… Al-Habbash encouraged the citizens to go to the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) and carry out continual Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in order to block the way to its takeover by the occupation and its settlers."
PA TV music video on Fatah's anniversary: "No force... can remove the weapon from my hand" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Aug. 9, 2016

Lyrics: "From my wounds, my weapon has emerged.
Oh our revolution, my weapon has emerged.
There is no force in the world that can remove the weapon from my hand."
Text: "Fatah - the struggle and building"
Lyrics resume: "This revolutionary people has sacrificed and offered in order to live in freedom!
From my wounds, my weapon has emerged."
Text: "Fatah - the struggle and building - has restored the Palestinian people's national identity and returned Palestine to the political and geographical map."

The longer version of this song ends:
"He who offers his blood doesn't care
if his blood flows upon the ground.
As the weapon of the revolution is in my hand,
so my presence will be forced [upon Israel].
My weapon has emerged.
My weapon has emerged."
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Note: This video originally aired on Jan. 1, 2014 and was rebroadcast on Jan. 1 and 3, Nov. 10, and Dec. 31, 2015, and on April 17 and Aug. 9, 2016.
Abbas’ advisor: “Resistance to the occupation is a right anchored in heavenly and earthly laws, including international law” 
Source: Amad, independent Palestinian news website, July 28, 2016
Headline: “Abu Al-Einein: Palestine is the gate of peace and war”
     “[Advisor to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein said that Palestine is the gate of peace and the gate of war, and that we are peaceful, but our peace will only come about after the withdrawal of the occupation from our land.... Abu Al-Einein emphasized that there is no one of our people who will give up on our people’s rights, which have been recorded in the sacrifice and blood of thousands of Martyrs (Shahids) and tens and even hundreds of thousands of wounded, and he sent blessings to our people in Jerusalem, who constitute the spearhead in the struggle against the Israeli occupation… He continued and said: ‘Our peace needs to be to the standards of the sacrifices of the Martyrs, the wounded, the prisoners behind the bars of the occupation’s prisons, and the refugees abroad,’ and he emphasized that there is no one of our people who will give up on the right of return and the compensation of the millions of refugees... He added that a people who does not oppose occupation will be without honor, and noted that the resistance to the occupation is a right anchored in heavenly and earthly laws, including international law…”
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PA daily cites PLO minister: "Wage war" using "all forms of resistance" to release prisoners from Israel's "oppression and abuse" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 27, 2016
Headline: “Ramallah: Sit-in strike and rally as a sign of support for [Bilal] Kayed and the [hunger] striking prisoners”
     “Dozens of activists and family members of prisoners, led by officials and leaders, yesterday [July 26, 2016] held a sit-in strike at the tent in Martyr Yasser Arafat Square in the center of Ramallah. This was as a sign of support for the struggle and the demands of [Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine] member Bilal Kayed (i.e., being held in Israeli administrative detention), who is [hunger] striking, and for the prisoners who are hunger striking in protest of the administrative detention…
Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs [Issa Karake] warned of the severity of prisoner Bilal Kayed’s health condition…
Karake emphasized the determination of the prisoners to wage the war (i.e., hunger strike) until victory, despite the oppression and abuse from the occupation.
He called on the national, popular, and official sectors to continue to support the prisoners by all the forms of resistance (i.e., including violence), until the last Palestinian prisoner in the occupation’s prisons is released.”
PA Mufti calls on Palestinians to come and defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque “regardless of the cost and sacrifices required” 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, July 13, 2016
     Headline: " [PA] Grand Mufti [Sheikh Muhammad Hussein] condemned the holding of a Jewish memorial service at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza"
"[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and preacher at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Muhammad Hussein condemned the holding of a Jewish memorial service (memorial for 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel who was stabbed to death in her sleep –Ed.) at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza, as several extreme settlers invaded the mosque plaza in order to participate in this service, under the supervision of the [Israeli] Jerusalem district police commander and senior officers…
The mufti said: 'This criminal attack against the sanctity of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque is nothing but one link in the chain of ongoing escalation, in preparation for imposing the division of the Al-Aqsa Mosque by areas and times, and it is part of a process to change its existing historical status.' …Likewise, he called to everyone who can to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to invest every effort in order to visit it and strengthen the presence there in order to defend it, and emphasized the adherence of our people to their mosque, regardless of the cost and sacrifices required, until Allah inherits the land and everything in it."
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PA government condemns “racist” “alleged Temple organizations,” calls on Palestinians to come the the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protect it from “invasions,” and carry out Ribat 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 13, 2016
     Headline: “The [PA] government emphasizes the leadership’s position on the matter of the Quartet report”
“During its weekly meeting, held yesterday [July 12, 2016] in Ramallah led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, the [PA] government emphasized the position of [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] and the leadership, which rejects the Quartet report…
It condemned the racist calls of the alleged Temple organizations and the daily invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza that are welcomed and encouraged by the occupation government, which provides backing and protection to the activities of these extreme organizations and associations. Likewise, it demanded of the international community that it apply pressure to the occupation government which ignores all of the international laws and conventions when it prevents the arrival of Muslims at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to pray, attacks women and distances them from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, hits the Murabitin (those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic –Ed.) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza and uses weapons against them, and incites settler organizations to invade it. The [PA] government called on our people and everyone who can to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to carry out Ribat and to pray there at all times, in order to protect it from the settlers and their incessant invasions.”
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PLO calls on Palestinians to “come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat… in order to defend it from the crimes of the settlers, their ongoing invasions, and their defilement of the site” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 11, 2016
Headline: “The [PLO] Department for Jerusalem Affairs criticized the dangerous racist calls of the [Jewish] ‘Temple’ organizations to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
      “The PLO Department for Jerusalem Affairs criticized the dangerous racist calls of the alleged Temple organizations to carry out widespread invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza, with the participation of hundreds from the extreme settler gangs… The PLO Department for Jerusalem Affairs called on our people and everyone who can to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) and pray there all the time, in order to defend it from the crimes of the settlers, their ongoing invasions, and their defilement of the site.”
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"Alleged Temple organizations" refer to religious Jewish movements including the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation, The Initiative for Jewish Freedom on the Temple Mount and Students for the Temple Mount, which spread awareness of the importance of the Temple Mount in Judaism and encourage people to visit the site.

The PA and its leaders consider all of the Temple Mount an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Therefore they view any presence of Jews on the mount as an "invasion." It should be noted that Jews who visit the Temple Mount only enter some sections of the open areas, and do not enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque or the Dome of the Rock.
Leader of Fatah military wing: Rifle "will not be put down" until "the liberation of Palestine from Rosh HaNikra to Rafiah" (i.e., includes all of Israel) 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 2, 2016
     Headline: “Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades – Al-Amoudi Brigade closes a number of activities for the month of Ramadan”
“The military branch of Fatah, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades in Palestine – the Nidal Al-Amoudi Brigade, held a mass fast-breaking feast on Thursday evening [June 30, 2016]… on the beach of Gaza City, in the presence of Fatah Movement leaders and its military branch activists.
Secretary of the West Gaza branch [of Fatah] Ziad Matar gave a speech in the name of Fatah. He praised the role (including the shooting of rockets into Israel –Ed.) of the Al-Aqsa Brigades – the Al-Amoudi Brigade – in the Path of the Storm (i.e., 2014 Gaza war) in the summer of 2014…
Commander of the Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades Abu Ahmad welcomed those present…
He emphasized that recently the brigades have progressed significantly in terms of their equipment and capabilities.
Abu Ahmad noted that the next stage will be difficult and sensitive regarding the Palestinian cause in the struggle with the occupation (i.e., Israel) and external plots. Therefore, according to Abu Ahmad, ‘The brigades will be the shield of the Palestinian people and its just cause, and will not neglect the option of armed struggle – whatever the cost may be.’
Abu Ahmad concluded his words and repeated the saying ‘The rifle has not been put down and will not be put down, whatever the cost may be, until the liberation of Palestine from Rosh HaNikra (i.e., in northern Israel) to Rafiah (i.e., in the southern Gaza Strip).”
PA TV fails to report that terror attack killed a civilian, focusing instead on killed terrorist 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 2, 2016
Official PA TV reporter: “Further to ongoing events in Hebron, where the occupation (i.e., Israel) has escalated the situation with its arbitrary operations, the shooting operation that harmed a car of settlers near the Otniel settlement on the southern land of Hebron [took place]. This led to the killing of one of them and the wounding of four, some of whom were described as seriously wounded. They [the shooters] came and shot from a car [passing] at high speed, and according to the claim of the occupation those who conducted the operation managed to withdraw to the city… Hardly a day goes by in Hebron without it suffering from the arbitrary operations of the occupation, cold-blooded murder, closure, and defilement, all of them are issues that will lead to an explosion of the situation and its deterioration.”

Rabbi Michael Mark - a 48-year-old father of ten who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in a shooting attack on July 1, 2016 on Route 60 in the southern Har Hebron region. Rabbi Mark, director of the Otniel Yeshiva (Jewish religious studies academy), was shot and murdered when terrorists opened fire on his car, causing the vehicle to overturn and crash. Rabbi Mark’s wife Chava, 40, was seriously wounded in the attack, and two of their children were also injured – their daughter Tehila, 15, and their son Pedayah, 16. The terrorists managed to escape.
Abbas' advisor: “Every place you find an Israeli - cut off his head” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), June 27, 2016
Abbas' advisor and Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein:“Regarding the matter of normalization [with Israel] and the participation of members of the Fatah leadership and members of the PLO Executive Committee in Israeli conferences, Abu Al-Einein said: ‘If you would ask me about my personal position, I would tell you - every place you find an Israeli cut off his head. Likewise, I am against talks, negotiations, meetings, and normalization in all its forms with the Israeli occupation.’”
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Fatah Facebook posts drawing of terrorist with rifle with words glorifying "the revolution" and "the fighting rifle" 
Source: Fatah's Facebook page, June 18, 2016

Poster posted on the official Fatah Facebook page.
The old poster shows a terrorist holding an assault rifle with his head masked in a Palestinian keffiyeh headscarf.
Text on picture: “Through pictures and posters we will be able to convey the meanings of the revolution to the masses and to maintain its continuity
The fighting rifle is the symbol and the legitimacy”.
Fatah Facebook posts poster of rifle with text commemorating Fatah's first terror attack against Israel 
Source: Fatah's Facebook page, June 17, 2016

Poster posted on the official Fatah Facebook page. The poster, from 1984, shows an assault rifle with a flame coming out of its barrel.
Text on poster: “Through pictures and posters we will be able to convey the meanings of the revolution to the masses and to maintain its continuity. The 19th anniversary of the Launch of the Palestinian revolution (i.e., the 'launch' 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), 1965-1984. The rifle is the symbol.”
Fatah posts map of Israel and PA areas, with the words: "All of the rifles for the liberation of Palestine" 
Source: Fatah's Facebook page, June 17, 2016

Poster posted on the official Fatah Facebook page. The old poster shows the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as "Palestine" together with the PA areas. The map is overlaid with the design of the Palestinian keffiyeh.
Text on poster:
“All of the rifles for the liberation of Palestine
Fatah”
PA government calls on Palestinians to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat there 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, June 8, 2016
Headline: “The [PA] government condemned the occupation’s actions in Jerusalem and called to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
     “During its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [June 7, 2016] in Ramallah, led by [PA Prime Minister] Rami Hamdallah, the [PA] government called to visit Jerusalem, and for every one of our people who can, to come to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque to pray and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there. Likewise, it called on the Arab and Islamic world to fulfill their responsibility and support the resolve of the [Arab] citizens of Jerusalem who are the defenders of Jerusalem and guardians of its honorable [Al-Aqsa] Mosque.”
Fatah military wing sends video message to “Zionist enemy” with lyrics “Death to Israel” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), May 26, 2016
Headline: “Fatah’s Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades [in the Gaza Strip] spread a video of surveillance of Occupation soldiers and their vehicle within shooting range of its munitions”
     “The Martyr (Shahid) Nidal Al-Amoudi Division of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades in Palestine, Fatah’s military branch, showed a visual message directed to the Zionist enemy, in which occupation soldiers and their vehicle are seen within shooting range of its fighters in the east of the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip… This video comes after the advance of occupation vehicles toward the eastern boundaries of the town of Beit Hanoun, as the video includes the Brigade’s fighters’ surveillance of a military jeep and soldier who is on his back under one of the occupation’s tanks. In the background of the video can be heard the song Death to Israel.”

The song’s lyrics:
"Be an erupting volcano, be a burnt clay stone, in your Jihad language repeat: Death to Israel
Destroy the Zionist throne, the structure of [former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon’s absolute evil and terror, and raise the flag to victory
Be an erupting volcano, be a burnt clay stone, in your Jihad language repeat: Death to Israel
Advance as a sweeping current, and uproot the traitor’s fences, like wind on a stormy day, like a roaring wave at sea
Be an erupting volcano, be a burnt clay stone, in your Jihad language repeat: Death to Israel!"
Hamas-affiliated Fatah official: “Armed struggle” is the “foundation for the liberation of Palestine. What was taken by force will only be regained by force” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, May 14, 2016
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day on the Jenin refugee camp on Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) Day, hosting head of the Monitoring Committee in Jenin Fakhri Turkeman, Fatah Revolutionary Council member Jamal Al-Shati, and [PA] Parliament member Jamal Hweil

The Jenin Monitoring Committee is a committee that coordinates between the factions affiliated with the PLO and the factions that are not affiliated with it, such as Hamas and the Islamic Jihad. Fakhru Turkeman was Minister of Social Affairs in the Hamas PA government in 2006-2007, and therefore is considered to be close to Hamas, even though he is not an official member of Hamas.


Head of the Monitoring Committee in Jenin Fakhri Turkeman: “Processions, slogans, and calls will not return any part of our land that was stolen in 1948. The only thing that will lead to its return is internal unity in every respect, sincerely and seriously, and that there will be armed struggle, the foundation for the liberation of Palestine. What was taken by force will only be regained by force, and everything else is just throwing sand in the eyes and a distraction.”
Fatah announces to Palestinian prisoners that “resistance in its various forms is a legitimate right” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, May 14, 2016
     The terms “resistance in its various forms” and “all means” are ‎often used by PA leaders to refer to events that include violence and deadly terror ‎against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings.
“Fatah Movement prisoners in the desert Ketziot Prison (i.e., southwest of Beer Sheva) marked the 68th anniversary of the Nakba (“the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) yesterday [May 13, 2016] and the day before, with several activities within the detention camp’s wings and cells. The prisoner Hani Ghannam, leader of the Fatah prisoners in Ketziot, noted that the movement has organized conferences to increase awareness, and cultural competitions and sport contests …
Ghannam noted that the Fatah Movement issued a central statement within the Israeli prisons, in which it emphasized that the resistance in its various forms is a legitimate right, and will remain an option until the achievement of our legitimate national principles, primarily the right of return, self-determination, and the establishment of our independent state.”
Fatah Facebook posts image of armed masked man: “The day will come when we will write across the enemy’s faces ‘Fatah was here’” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, May 3, 2016

Text and photo posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on May 3, 2016

The photo shows a keffiyeh-masked Palestinian holding a rifle with a Fatah flag wrapped around its barrel.

Posted text:  “The day will come when we will write across the enemy’s faces
‘Fatah was here’”
April 2016 poll: Majority of Palestinians consider “armed attacks against Israel” and “non-violent resistance” to be important 
Source: Arab World for Research and Development (AWRAD), May 3, 2016
Q: ‘How important is the following issue to you?’


Note: “In a new Arab World for Research and Development (AWRAD) poll, conducted April 18-21, 2016, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, 1200 adult Palestinians were surveyed.”
PLO official lauds Palestinian violence as the “permanent honorable image of our people” and calls to continue terror 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Apr. 30, 2016
     Headline: ‘Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf: The present intifada comes as part of the activities of the Palestinian struggle”
“Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf said that all of the Palestinian cities are vigorously participating in the present intifada, called the Knife Intifada by some of the media, since last October and until today, and the Palestinians have made enormous sacrifices which until now have reached over 200 Martyrs (Shahids). (i.e., refers to wave of Palestinian terror attacks 2015-2016)…
He added that the present intifada comes as part of the activities of the Palestinian struggle to break free of the occupation, and noted that the sacrifices made by these Martyrs will not be in vain, and hypothesized that they will bear fruit in the process of the realization of the Palestinian people’s freedom and independence, and the establishment of its independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.
Abu Yusuf said that he believes that regardless of the individual actions here and there, the overall situation of the present intifada requires the joining of all efforts in order to adopt it and continue it, as it is the most realistic option of our people for ending the occupation. This is especially so in light of the preoccupations of the Arab and Islamic nation and the attempts of the international community to distance the Palestinian cause and put other issues on the international agenda…"

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Fatah student movement election campaign poster shows bloody knife shaped as map of "Palestine": “Plant it [the knife] in the heart of your enemy” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Apr. 26, 2016


Posted text
: “From the election campaign of Shabiba of Birzeit [University] – The Martyr Yasser Arafat Bloc"
Text next to poster: “Plant it [the knife] in the heart of your enemy”
The poster shows a knife dripping with blood, its blade shaped as the PA’s map of “Palestine” that include the PA areas as well as all of Israel. The entire map is painted in the colors of the Palestinian flag.
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Official PA TV preacher calls for genocide: “Allah… kill them to the last one... punish the wicked Jews"  
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Apr. 22, 2016

PA TV preacher: “Allah, punish Your enemies, the enemies of religion, count their numbers and kill them to the last one, and bring them a black day . Allah, punish the wicked Jews, and those among the atheists who help them. Allah, we ask that You bestow upon us respect and honor by enabling us to repel them, and we ask You to save us from their evil.”
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PA government calls on Palestinians and Israeli Arabs “in the interior (i.e., in Israel) to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 22, 2016
    “During its weekly meeting in Ramallah yesterday [April 21, 2016]… the [PA] government warned of the dangerous calls of the alleged [Jewish] Temple extremist groups and organizations for mass participation in increased invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza as the Jewish holiday season begins, and to organize Talmudic activities on the mosque’s plaza. This is part of the aggressive schemes of the Israeli occupation government, meant to completely take over Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Judaize them. The [PA] government called on its people in the interior (i.e., Israel) and everyone who can come to Jerusalem to do so, and said to be constantly present in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its plaza and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there in order to retaliate to every possible attack against it.”

The PA and its leaders consider all of the Temple Mount an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Therefore they view any presence of Jews on the mount as an "invasion." It should be noted that Jews who visit the Temple Mount only enter some sections of the open areas, and do not enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque or the Dome of the Rock.
Fatah military wing calls for terror attacks against Israelis: “Fight with every possible means… [and calls for] direct operations (i.e., attacks) which will place the settlers on the land of Palestine in [fire] range of the rifles of the Brigades” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Apr. 18, 2016

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page, and Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency) on April 18, 2016

"An Announcement on behalf of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) – Palestine
‘The Martyr Nidal Al-Amoudi Division’

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades blesses the self-sacrificing operation (i.e., bombing of a bus on April 18, 2016) in Jerusalem.
For our Jerusalem and our Al-Aqsa Mosque, the good news of victory keeps arriving today, in a display we have not seen in a long time – a bus bombing operation in the occupied city of Jerusalem, in which dozens of Zionists were injured.
The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades’ Al-Amoudi Division... emphasizes that this operation is a natural response to the occupation’s ongoing crimes and clear evidence that the free men in the West Bank have answered the call of their Brigades, according to which the Martyrdom-seeking operations are the best option of response to the occupation’s crimes in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. Likewise, the Brigades call on their fighters in the West Bank and Jerusalem to fight with every possible means, and call on all of their people to mobilize at all points of friction [with Israel] and in direct operations (i.e., attacks) which will place the settlers on the land of Palestine in [fire] range of the rifles of the Brigades, wherever they [the settlers] are."
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Fatah officials celebrate terrorists: Our people "will be victorious by virtue of its Martyrs’ blood" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Apr. 18, 2016
Headline: “The Fatah Movement in Hebron honored the prisoners serving life sentences in the Pledge and Loyalty rally in memory of Khalil Al-Wazir”
     “Fatah’s Tapuach sub-branch of the Hebron Center branch organized a rally titled the Pledge and Loyalty in memory of Martyr (Shahid) Khalil Al-Wazir, [and held it] in the presence of Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein and Hebron District Governor Kamel Hamid…
In his speech, Sultan Abu Al-Einein recounted the life story of the Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir [Abu Jihad], and said: ‘This is the 28th anniversary of Abu-Jihad’s death as a Martyr, the day of pledge and loyalty, and this is the month of April, saturated with Martyrs – the two Kamal’s (i.e., Kamal Nasser and Kamal Adwan), Abu Yusuf Al-Najjar, and Khalil Al-Wazir, the first bullet and the first stone…’
He added: ‘Our people’s land and homeland were occupied, look towards Jerusalem, and donate part of your property and what was intended for your children for the relatives of the Martyrs and prisoners and for the liberation of Palestine,’ and he concluded: ‘The occupation is the greatest inciter of violence, and it is what pushes our sons to die as Martyrs.’
In his speech, Kamal Hamid noted: ‘I salute you and those present in the name of President Mahmoud Abbas... This mighty people will be victorious by virtue of its Martyrs’ blood, its prisoners’ agony, our resolve, and the building of the national honor on this land.’
At the end of the ceremony, the prisoners from the Hebron district serving life sentences [in the Israeli prisons] were honored on the podium.”

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Fatah official: Palestinians will “continue on this path of national struggle” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Apr. 14, 2016
Headline: “Al-Aloul on the anniversary of the arrest of leader Marwan Barghouti: We are proud of one of the founders of the national path of struggle”
      “Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul said that [Parliament Member Marwan Barghouti is] a source of pride for the Palestinian people, being one of the founders of the Palestinian national path of struggle... Al-Aloud said today, Thursday [April 14, 2016] in an interview with the Mawtini radio station: ‘The fighter Barghouti is a source of pride for the Palestinian people and one of the founders of the Palestinian path of struggle.’ He added that the principles of struggle became rooted in the consciousness of Palestinians, and said: ‘The occupation is deluding itself, thinking that it can extinguish the flame of struggle and popular resistance by arresting the leaders and fighters.’ Likewise, he stressed that Palestine’s young draw inspiration from the struggle experience and the ideas of their leaders, the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners in their confrontation with the Israeli occupation.”
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Marwan Barghouti - serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks that killed 5 people: one in Jerusalem (June 12, 2001, 1 killed), another in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002, 1 killed), and one in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002, 3 killed). When arrested in 2002, he headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected member of the Palestinian Authority parliament.
Fatah official: Fatah "has not renounced any type of resistance, but rather combines them" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Apr. 13, 2016
Headline: “Dr. Amal Hamad – Our prisoners will remain a true symbol in the battle of resolve and challenge”
      “In her speech, Fatah Central committee member Dr. Amal Hamad saluted the members of the great Fatah and the male and female prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, the heroes of freedom, honor, giving, and sacrifice, and symbols of pride, honor, and freedom. She said: ‘Today [April 13, 2016] we convey a message of loyalty and appreciation to our prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, and to their families and relatives. Today we are not honoring the prisoners, but rather the cause and the identity; we are honoring the [sense of] belonging to the homeland and the homeland’s message... She emphasized that Fatah keeps the rifle and Palestinian Fatah honorable and pure weapon from the occupier, and the administration of the popular resistance in all its forms, the administration of the political and diplomatic struggle on the international level, and the achievement of a state and the sympathy and support of the international community. Likewise, she emphasized that they have not renounced any type of resistance, but rather combine them, and the priorities are determined according to the situation and changes of the period, but the Palestinian compass still [points] clearly – the compass is a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.”

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Fatah official calls to “establish a national leadership for the intifada” 
Source: Al-Quds, Apr. 5, 2016
Headline: "Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee [and head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee] Rajoub to Al-Quds: We are ready to establish a unified national leadership for the intifada (reference to wave of Palestinian terror attacks that started in Sept./Oct. 2015 –Ed.), the clash with the occupation is a fixed element of the national conduct"
     "Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub called to provide a framework for the popular uprising against the occupation taking place in the field by establishing a national leadership for the intifada and adopting a struggle plan regarding what's taking place. While there is much talk from a few Palestinian officials about how the present year will be a year of limiting the relations with Israel, without clarifying further regarding the character of those relations, Rajoub explained that in practice the limitation of relations with Israel has already begun. Likewise, he explained that limiting the relations must be a prelude to a unilateral declaration of national independence, from a strategic perspective which will lead to a state of national mobility, and afterwards to the severing of relations with and civil disobedience [against Israel]."

PLO “saluted the Palestinian people’s legendary resolve in the courageous popular uprising” (i.e., terror wave) 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 5, 2016
     Headline: “[Fatah’s] Executive Committee stressed that it is impossible to continue fulfilling the [PA’s] obligations, if Israeli continues to deny its own”
“The PLO Executive Committee stated that it is impossible to continue fulfilling our obligations, if the occupation government (Israel) [parentheses in source] continues to deny its [own] obligations.
This statement was made during its [PLO Executive Committee’s] meeting yesterday [April 4, 2016] evening at the Presidential Headquarters in Ramallah, which was headed by [President] Mahmoud Abbas… The Executive Committee proudly saluted the Palestinian people’s legendary resolve in the courageous popular uprising, and the fulfillment of their right of self-defense against the occupation regime (Israel) [parenthesis in source] in addition to the crimes carried out by the settlers under protection of the Israeli army…”

The terms "all means," "peaceful uprising,” and “popular uprising" are ‎often used by PA leaders to refer to events that include violence and deadly terror ‎against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings. See ‎Mahmoud Abbas' reference to murderous terror as "peaceful" during the 2015-2016 ‎terror wave (“The Knife Intifada”), which included numerous stabbings, shootings and car ramming attacks in which 40 people were killed (36 Israelis, 1 Palestinian, 2 Americans and 1 Eritrean) and hundreds wounded: http://palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=16437
At Fatah rally in Lebanon commemorating terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, Fatah officials support stabbing and run-over attacks 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Apr. 1, 2016
Headline: “Mass rally to mark the glorious Al-Karameh battle and the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi operation”
     “In commemoration of the glorious Al-Karameh battle and the Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi operation (i.e., terror attack, 37 murdered) and as a sign of adherence to the land on Land Day and support of the popular uprising of our people in Palestine, Fatah’s Tyre branch leadership held a mass rally in the Al-Bass refugee camp in the presence of Fatah branch leadership members Abu Ahmad Zidani, Abu Hisham Hussein Fayyad, and Amal Al-Khatib ‘Um Sari’, Secretary of the PLO factions and leader of Fatah’s Tyre branch Tawfiq Abdallah, and the deputy manager of the Palestinian issue in Hezbollah Atallah Hamoud… The official in charge of information in Fatah’s Tyre branch gave an introduction in which he emphasized that on Land Day we remember our heroic Martyrs, who have written the most spectacular epics of resistance and resolve for freedom and independence, and have proven to the world that our Palestinian people will not rest or compromise, and will continue to adhere to the resistance in all its forms, led by the legal Palestinian leadership headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, who holds the trust given to him by the symbol of Palestine, Martyr Yasser Arafat. We in the Fatah movement stand alongside the Islamic and national Lebanese resistance, and object to describing this resistance as terror, because if resisting the Zionist occupation is terror, then we are all terrorists…"

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Fatah official Zaki encourages "the current uprising" to be "as widespread as possible" – in lecture at a university in Ramallah 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 29, 2016
Headline: “Abbas Zaki lectures at Modern University College on the developments of the Palestinian cause”
      “Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki gave a lecture yesterday at the Modern University College in Ramallah, in honor of the approaching anniversary of the Karameh battle…
Zaki demanded that public popular activity in the current uprising be as widespread as possible, as the participation of all parties, factions, movements, and groups of society will guarantee achievement of the goals. Zaki saluted the souls of the [Martyrs of the] popular uprising, including four Martyrs from the University College.”

The Karameh battle, or Al-Karameh - 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.
PMW letter to Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs: Fatah promotes terror  
Source: PMW, Mar. 29, 2016
PMW sent a letter to the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs responding to his statement that Fatah is moderate. PMW proves that Fatah engages in terror glorification and promotion and calls on the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs to reasses Denmark's relation to Fatah.
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Fatah Twitter posts image of knife, claims Israel is “forcing” young Palestinians to stab Israelis  
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Mar. 27, 2016

Text and image tweeted from the official Fatah Twitter account on March 27, 2016

Tweeted text: "Israel is forcing the young Palestinians to follow this path to Jerusalem. Leave our land, you, your occupation, and your soldiers, and let us live in peace."

The image shows a knife with the Dome of the Rock in the center of it.
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Fatah official claims PA did not lead the terror wave but that "it must be guarded and legitimized"  
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Mar. 27, 2016
Headline: "Abbas Zaki: We must utilize all of the changes for the benefit of the Palestinian cause"
        "Fatah Central Committee member… [and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas] Zaki emphasized that the popular uprising is a prime example of the Palestinian people being ahead of its leadership, and mentioned the pride of the late president Yasser Arafat in being connected to a people that is ahead of its leaders. Likewise, he emphasized that this uprising must be guarded and legitimized, politically and publicly, and noted that this uprising has shamed the occupation and exposed its nudity."
Fatah official at event honoring mothers of prisoners “emphasized the importance of the continuation of the popular resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 25, 2016
Headline: “The Prisoners’ Club honored the mothers of the prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment”
     “The [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, together with the Ramallah and El-Bireh district and Fatah’s [Ramallah and El-Bireh] branch, organized a ceremony yesterday [March 24, 2016], in the building of the Orthodox Club in Ramallah, honoring the mothers of prisoners [serving] life sentences… Secretary of Fatah’s [Ramallah and El-Bireh branch] Muwaffaq Sahwil warmly blessed the prisoners’ mothers in honor of Mother’s Day, and mentioned the important events that have befallen the Palestinian people during this month, including the anniversary of the Al-Karameh battle and Land Day which approaches. Likewise, he emphasized the importance of the continuation of the popular resistance in response to the occupation’s crimes… At the end of the ceremony, 87 mothers of prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment were honored.”

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Fatah official at event honoring mothers of prisoners “emphasized the importance of the continuation of the popular resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 25, 2016
Headline: “The Prisoners’ Club honored the mothers of the prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment”

“The [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, together with the Ramallah and El-Bireh district and Fatah’s [Ramallah and El-Bireh] branch, organized a ceremony yesterday [March 24, 2016], in the building of the Orthodox Club in Ramallah, honoring the mothers of prisoners [serving] life sentences…

District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Dr. Laila Ghannam conveyed the blessings of the Palestinian leadership to all the male and female prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, and expressed her support of all their mothers and wives, as well as the female prisoners…

Secretary of Fatah’s [Ramallah and El-Bireh branch] Muwaffaq Sahwil warmly blessed the prisoners’ mothers in honor of Mother’s Day, and mentioned the important events that have befallen the Palestinian people during this month, including the anniversary of the Al-Karameh battle and Land Day which approaches. Likewise, he emphasized the importance of the continuation of the popular resistance in response to the occupation’s crimes…

At the end of the ceremony, 87 mothers of prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment were honored.”
 
The picture from the event, which was posted on the official Facebook page of the Ramallah & Al-Bireh Governorate on March 24, 2016, shows that Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, mother of four prisoners serving multiple life sentences, was among the mothers honored:


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Fatah official to British delegation: Keep pressuring Israel, or there will be violence 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 16, 2016
Headline: “Shaath calls on Sweden to fulfill a role in the French initiative”
      “Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of International Relations Nabil Shaath… stated: ‘Today, the international community’s wish to establish peace must be accompanied by aid to the Palestinian people and encouragement of the boycott of the occupation’s products, so that the resistance will be peaceful, and [constitute] an alternative to armed conflict.’ Shaath noted that the British Conservative Party’s delegation that visited Palestine two days ago [March 14, 2016] understands the Palestinian standpoint and the leadership’s concern to keep the popular resistance peaceful. Shaath added: ‘I asked the British delegation a question: Do you want to help us by pressuring the occupation government so that it will uphold the agreements it has signed… in order to establish peace based on an independent Palestinian state whose capital is in Jerusalem, alongside Israel, or [do you want] a return to armed conflict?’ He clarified that the delegation members’ responses were positive, especially after they visited occupied Jerusalem and saw the fence and the Israeli persecution of Palestinians at checkpoints.”
Majority of Palestinians from Gaza Strip support stabbing attacks, West Bank against  
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Mar. 13, 2016
Headline: "A surprising poll: The majority in the West Bank oppose the continuation of the intifada, and in the Gaza Strip – the opposite, the Gaza Strip is in favor of stabbings and the West Bank against"
     "A poll conducted by the Jerusalem Media and Communications Center showed that 55.9 percent of the Palestinians support the continuation of the current intifada / uprising, as opposed to 41 percent who are against it. The majority of those in favor were from the Gaza Strip – 75.8 percent, and the majority of those opposing it were from the West Bank – 51.6 percent. A majority of 56.2 percent supported the continuation of the current stabbing operations (terror attacks – PMW Ed.), as opposed to 41.4 percent who were against them. The poll also showed a rise in support for the stabbing operations in the Gaza Strip, as a majority of 79.5 percent expressed support for them, as opposed to a majority of 53.9 percent in the West Bank who expressed opposition to them."

PA Ministry of Information: “Resistance” (i.e., including violence) is a “right guaranteed by international law”  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 11, 2016
Headline: "In response to Yaalon's statements: ‘The [PA] Ministry of Information: The magical solution for Israel is the end of the occupation’"
           "The [PA] Ministry of Information said that the statements of the occupation’s army minister (i.e., Israeli Minister of Defense), Moshe Ya'alon, according to which there is no magical solution to end 'the attacks by young Palestinians,' in his words, are a continuation of Israel’s attempts to hide the obvious truth.
The ministry emphasized yesterday [March 10, 2016]: 'The magical solution and prescription for Israel – its army, settlers, and extremist movements - is to end the occupation, as it is the root of every act of terror and aggression.' Likewise, it emphasized that resistance to the occupation is a legitimate right guaranteed by international law, and that our people – which has chosen peace and follows a path of popular resistance in order to deal with the Israeli terror and [Israel’s] retreat from the obligations to which it is signed – yearns for freedom and longs for liberation from the occupation..."

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Fatah Facebook posts image promoting stabbings, glorifies “heroic Martyr” who stabbed 12 people, killing 1 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Mar. 9, 2016

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on March 9, 2016

Posted text:  “The heroic Martyr (Shahid)
Bashar Masalha, picture by Muhammad Al-Tawil
This is the result as long as Israel does not believe in the two-state solution and the end of the occupation”

The image shows a hand with a knife over a map of “Palestine” which includes the PA areas as well as all of Israel.
Text on arm: “The heroic Martyr (Shahid)”
Text on map: “Bashar Masalha”
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Bashar Masalha - 22-year-old Palestinian terrorist who carried out a stabbing attack, murdering Taylor Force, an American tourist, and injuring 11, in Tel Aviv-Jaffa on March 8, 2016. Masalha was shot and killed by Israeli police.
Fatah spokesman warns Jews are holding weddings at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Plaza and calls for "all factions to escalate the resistance" 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Mar. 7, 2016
Headline: “Alayan: Holding a settler wedding within the Al-Aqsa Mosque [plaza] is an ominous sign”
   “Fatah’s official spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan warned that the settlers are holding weddings for their children within the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque [plaza], and described it as a dangerous phenomenon heralding new Israeli escalation regarding the Al-Aqsa Mosque and more confrontation and challenges from [Palestinian] residents of Jerusalem… Alayan concluded by saying that these challenging violations must serve as an incentive to all factions to escalate the resistance against the Israeli occupation.”
Fatah official: Any "change in status quo" at Al-Aqsa Mosque "will lead to a complete explosion" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Mar. 6, 2016
Headline: "Al-Qawasmi: The settlers' invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque are an Israeli crime that we will not ignore"
       "Fatah Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi stated that the invasions by the extremist settlers, led by the extremist [Yehuda] Glick, of the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza constitute a crime against the Islamic holy sites and the Palestinian people's rights, a scandalous violation of international law, a gross offense against Muslim sensibilities and harming of their rights to their blessed mosque, and an Israeli attempt to establish facts on the ground and turn the settlers' invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque into a routine matter – which will not happen under any circumstances. In a press statement, Al-Qawasmi emphasized that the Palestinian people will come out against Israeli attempts to Judaize the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and establish facts on the ground under different slogans. Likewise, he emphasized that the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its plaza will remain an Islamic mosque and nothing else, and that it is a red line [that cannot be crossed]. He also added that any attempt to change the status quo before and after the Israeli occupation that began in 1967 will lead to a complete explosion of the situation in the occupied territories."

The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion."
Fatah official: Soon there will be a confrontation between Israel and the PA: “We will pass from a life of clerks to a life of fighters" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Mar. 6, 2016
      “Fatah leadership member [and Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations] Abbas Zaki stated… that there are stages and changes [taking place] in the PA in preparation for the next stage that will transpire in the Palestinian arena, and noted that Israel and the [Palestinian] leadership will be [in confrontation] in the field , and every period has its own philosophy, and we will pass from a life of clerks to a life of fighters. He emphasized that the top interest of the Palestinian cause requires the implementation of significant changes and going from deceptive peace to conflict, in light of the continuation of the Israeli occupation’s crimes and daily summary executions against the Palestinian people.”
Fatah calls on all Palestinians to “join the popular resistance,” referring to ongoing terror wave 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 5, 2016
Headline: “The [Fatah] Revolutionary Council calls to urgently implement the decisions of the [PLO] Central Council] to limit relations with the occupying authority”
     “The [Fatah] Revolutionary Council salutes the mighty Arab Palestinian people, all of its sectors and parts, for its resolve and refusal to surrender and grovel, this people, that expresses through the continuation of the peaceful popular resistance (term here refers to the 4-month long wave of Palestinian terror attacks, which included numerous stabbings, shootings and car rammings murdering dozens of Israelis-Ed.), its utter refusal of the occupation’s steps and its attempts to eliminate the national cause by Judaizing Jerusalem and its holy sites and the continuation of the settlement occupation colonialism in the Palestinian territories that were occupied in 1967. The council calls on all the sectors of our people to join the popular resistance.”

The terms "all means," "peaceful uprising,” and “popular uprising" are ‎often used by PA leaders to refer to events that include violence and deadly terror ‎against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings. See ‎Mahmoud Abbas' reference to murderous terror as "peaceful" during the 2015-2016 ‎terror wave (“The Knife Intifada”), which included numerous stabbing ‎attacks.
Fatah spokesperson on meeting led by Abbas: "The Fatah Central Committee praised the… popular peaceful resistance" (i.e., terror wave) 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 1, 2016
Headline: “The [Fatah] Central Committee discussed the situation, emphasized its absolute support of the effort to end the rift [between Fatah and Hamas], and praised the French initiative – Fatah expresses its appreciation for the educational role of the teachers and calls on them to end the strike immediately”
     “The Fatah Central Committee held a meeting last night [Feb. 29, 2016] led by President Mahmoud Abbas in the Presidential Headquarters in Ramallah…
Official Fatah spokesperson, Fatah Central Committee member, [and official Presidential Spokesperson] Nabil Abu Rudeina stated…'The Central Committee again praised the Palestinian people’s resolve on its land, its popular peaceful resistance, and its standing against the occupation and its daily crimes – summary executions, arrests, demolition of homes, taking over lands, and damaging the Islamic and Christian holy sites, and primarily the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.’ He noted that the Central Committee stands in admiration of our pure-hearted Martyrs (Shahids) and brave prisoners.”

Fatah official: “The peaceful popular uprising (i.e., terror wave) must be escalated” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Feb. 22, 2016
Headline: "Jaradat: The popular uprising is escalating despite the occupation's crimes and terror"
     "Secretary of Fatah's Jenin branch Jamal Jaradat emphasized the determination of the Palestinian masses to escalate the popular uprising despite the increased crimes of the Israeli occupation. Jaradat said today, Monday [Feb. 22, 2016] in an interview with Radio Mawtini: 'The Israeli racist policy of oppression is not new to our people,' when relating to the worsening of the occupation's crimes and summary executions being perpetrated against Palestinian civilians in the city of Qabatiya in [the] Jenin [district], and added that he is convinced that it is systematic and premeditated. Jaradat emphasized that the peaceful popular uprising must be escalated against the crimes and terror of the Israeli occupation and its settlers."
Fatah Facebook page promotes rockthrowing 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 17, 2016

Image and text posted on official Fatah Facebook page on Feb. 17, 2016

Posted text: "Until Jerusalem, the first Palestinian dream, the dream of the Palestinian state, crown of the Martyrs (Shahids)… Long live Fatah, defender of the national Palestinian project"
The image shows a masked man throwing a rock, and next to him is written:
"Until Jerusalem
The rage of Jerusalem"
Signature below: "Fatah’s Mobilization and Organization Commission"
Fatah Facebook: “Stand on the Martyr’s (Shahid) grave and let out cries of joy” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Feb. 17, 2016

Text and image published on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text (addressing a woman/feminine):
“Call out to the weapon philosophers over and over, long live the men of Fatah, the storm of fighting (the storm, "Al-Asifa," was a pseudonym for “Fatah” in its first years. It later became the name of Fatah's military wing –Ed.)
Stand on the Martyr’s (Shahid) grave and let out cries of joy, and recite verses of struggle for him
Fatah does not forget its people’s blood, and tomorrow the mountains’ giants will avenge my blood."

Text on poster: Lower right side, under the picture of Arafat and Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul:
“#rage_of_Jerusalem
walking the path of the revolution”
Left side:
“Walking the path of the revolution
The great Fatah father Abu Jihad , Mahmoud Al-Aloul
Fatah Central Committee member”

Signature at the bottom:  “Fatah’s Mobilization and Organization Commission”
Fatah official in Lebanon calls on Palestinian factions to unite: “We… need to reach the level of sacrifices and blood being sacrificed by our people, and the national unity is one of the important factors in the success of the intifada”  
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Feb. 15, 2016
Headline: “Fatah Movement, Head of Information Muhammad Al-Biqa’i: We welcome the Palestinian reconciliation [between Fatah and Hamas], and the unity is a source of strength”
      “Head of Information of the Tyre [Lebanon] Fatah branch [in Lebanon], and head of the People’s Committee in Al-Baysarieh and Adlun in southern [Lebanon], Muhammad Al-Biqa’i Abu Adel called… to stand together behind the Palestinian intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence, 2015-2016) and the Palestinian popular uprising in Jerusalem, in which Martyrs (Shahids) are falling daily in defense of the Arab and Islamic nation’s honor.
He stated: ‘We, as Palestinian factions, need to reach the level of sacrifices and blood being sacrificed by our people, and the national unity is one of the important factors in the success of the intifada. The first Palestinian Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, 1987-1993), which was engineered by Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad Al-Khalil (i.e., Khalil Al-Wazir), succeeded because of the Palestinian unity.’"

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Fatah official: 90% of the “Martyrs” are from Fatah, Hamas should be more “present” in the field (i.e., carry out terror attacks) 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 14, 2016
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted Fatah Central Committee member, Commissioner for Diaspora Branches, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen

Fatah Central Committee member, Commissioner for Diaspora Branches, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen: “They [Hamas] talk about resistance. What is happening today? Today there is a struggle on two fronts. There is the struggle in the field, by the popular resistance, and I say that 90 percent of the Martyrs (Shahids) are from Fatah. I say to Abu Marzouq (a senior member of Hamas –Ed.) that 90 percent of the Martyrs are from Fatah, and I would like Hamas to be present in the popular uprising in the field, matching its size. Hamas’ presence does not match its size.”
Hamas animation encourages stabbings, shootings, and ramming attacks, shows daggers, butcher’s knives, and guns, honors 3 murderers who killed 6  
Source: Facebook page of Hamas’ Al-Aqsa TV, Feb. 14, 2016


Pictures of Palestinian terrorists murderers Muhannad Halabi, Alaa Abu Jamal, and Nashat Melhem appear in the video.
Lyrics: "Brother, I will shave off my mustache and have no pride and manhood
Unless I take revenge and finish this issue tomorrow
We are the men of the West Bank
We are the men of the West Bank.
We are the men of the West Bank
 We have come as Martyrdom-seekers
Text: “In the name of Allah the All-merciful”
 Lyrics: "We are the men of the West Bank
This stabbing is for you, mother
This stabbing is for you, brother
This bullet crushes bones, and it will open the gates of Paradise for me
Winds of Paradise blow, winds of Paradise blow
Winds of Paradise blow from my dagger’s blade
We are the men of the West Bank"
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Fatah official: “There is a new field strategy in Palestine” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 13, 2016
     “Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki emphasized that President Mahmoud Abbas insists on notifying Israel that hehas no obligation towards it, as long as it [Israel] does not honor the signed agreements. Zaki stated yesterday [Feb. 12, 2016] in an interview with Al-Mayadeen [Lebanese TV] that there are two cases in the hands of the Palestinian leadership – the application to the [UN] Security Council regarding settlement and a claim against the occupation in the International Criminal Court. Likewise, he added that there is a new field strategy in Palestine, and we in the Fatah movement hope for a national awakening and national coalescence, and thatevery plan for escalation will be carried out in coordination with all Palestinian factions."
Fatah official: Abbas and Fatah support the “peaceful popular uprising” (i.e., terror wave) 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Feb. 9, 2016
Headline: "Al-Aloul: The occupation's crimes will not pass in silence, and the president and Fatah support the popular uprising"
     "Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner for Mobilization and Organization Mahmoud Al-Aloul emphasized the support of Fatah and [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas for the peaceful popular uprising as one of the types of resistance. Al-Aloul said today, Tuesday [Feb. 9, 2016], in an interview with Radio Mawtini: 'President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership support the peaceful popular uprising being waged by the people in order to achieve its freedom and the basic national principles – independence, return [of refugees], and freedom,' and added that the Israeli occupation left us no choice but to carry out a popular uprising against it."

Note: The terms "all means," "peaceful uprising,” and “popular uprising/resistance" are often used by PA leaders and officials to refer to events that include violent and deadly terror against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings. See Mahmoud Abbas' reference to murderous terror as "peaceful" during the 2015-2016 terror wave (“The Knife Intifada”), which included numerous stabbing attacks.

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Abbas describes wave of murderous attacks as “peaceful demonstrations that were met with [Israeli] shooting” 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Feb. 9, 2016
     President Abbas’ YouTube channel, Fatah-run Awdah TV
Speech by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas during his meeting with representatives of Arabic media in Israel on Feb. 9, 2016
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “As you know, a number of months ago, your people here [in the West Bank] began a peaceful mass uprising ‎‎(term here refers to several months of Palestinian violence against Israeli civilians, ‎including rock-throwing, stabbings, and shootings -Ed.)‎. They expressed the uprising through peaceful popular demonstrations, as the pain became too much.
When they (i.e., the Israelis) enter in a way that harms the honor of these holy sites, they cause harm to these sites…
The attacks against the Islamic and Christian holy sites are offensive. It is one of the reasons we began the popular uprising. All of these matters which I’ve noted are what led to the popular uprising, which embodies peaceful demonstrations, and they were received [by Israel] with shooting and direct intentional murder…"

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PA Minister of Jerusalem Affairs: Palestinian terror is “peaceful” 
Source: Al-Quds, Feb. 7, 2016
Headline: “Minister Adnan Al-Husseini to Al-Quds: ‘ Our condition is serious, but Israel’ s condition is worse!’"
     “The engineer Adnan Al-Husseini, Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Jerusalem district governor, stated: ‘ Our condition is serious, but Israel’ s condition is worse.’ He said: ‘ The Palestinian can wage this battle because it is a peaceful conflict, of which he is an expert, and he has no other option but to adhere to its land. Therefore, Israel made a mistake in its dealings with the Palestinians, in the West Bank and in Gaza, and even with the Palestinians of the interior (i.e., Israel).’
PLO official: “The intifada activities against the occupation and its herds of settlers must be escalated” 
Source: Amad, independent Palestinian news website, Feb. 6, 2016
Headline: “Abu Yusuf... called to escalate the intifada”
     “Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf... said in an interview with the media in Ramallah... that the intifada activities against the occupation and its herds of settlers must be escalated and broadened, and to use all our capabilities and means in order to put pressure on the occupation by activating Palestine’s embassies abroad... Abu Yusuf saluted the intifada’s Martyrs, who have redeemed their land with their pure blood, and emphasized the continuation of the path of struggle, and the advancement toward the strengthening of the national unity on the way to the liberation of Palestine.”
Music video celebrates suicide bombings and Hamas bomb maker Ayyash: “Strap on an explosive belt... O Martyrdom seeker, respond to Al-Aqsa’s call... send them to Hell... Let fire burn them, turn them into body parts, roast them” 
Source: Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas), Feb. 6, 2016

Video shows a band preforming in front of a smoking, blown up bus, and shows a reenactment of events leading up to the bus exploding: Terrorists plan the attack, the suicide bomber who carries out the attack prays, waits for the bus and then boards the bus together with other passengers, some of whom are Orthodox Jews. The bomber is seen clutching his stomach before the sound of an explosion is heard.

Text on poster: "Commander Yahya Ayyash"  (Note: Ayyash was responsible for the death of dozens of Israelis in suicide bombings)

Lyrics: "Happy are you, O Ayyash’s brother Allah’s blessings upon you
Your bomb [fragments] are inside the enemy’s body
You did not allow any bus to drive in the street without its roof flying into the sky
The roof along with body parts...
O bearer of good news, strap on an explosive belt
Nothing will be told about the Intifada except for the roof of the bus that flew off
O Martyrdom seeker, respond to Al-Aqsa’s call
Make the bomb even more powerful
Bring [Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu down
And the losses should be too many for him to count
Scatter them in all directions, terrorize their families
Have no mercy on the settlers
Onward, send them to Hell
They have nothing but graveyards...
O Martyrdom seeker, make them weep
Let fire burn them, turn them into body parts, roast them...
We want the street to overflow with dead and the blood to increase their suffering"
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Fatah official on terror wave: Israel has policy of “shoot to kill” and Palestinians have an “obligation” to “oppose the occupation through all possible means”; “all options are open” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Feb. 2, 2016
Headline: “Shtayyeh from the US: We will reformulate the relations with the occupation”
     “In Chicago a mass rally was held, at which Fatah Central Committee member Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh spoke: ‘This excellent gathering is taking place at a time when we stand before a number of important turning points, the first of which is the popular uprising (i.e., wave of Palestinian terror attacks, September 2015-April 2016) being led by the young Palestinians to show their resistance to the occupation and in response to the closing of the political horizon. The occupation responds to this uprising with the most violent method of killing, summary execution of young people under the policy of ‘shoot to kill.’ However, the chests of the young and their determination are stronger than the violence of the occupation and its mechanisms.’
Dr. Shtayyeh emphasized: ‘We will reformulate our relations with the occupation and the agreements signed with it, which it does not keep at all... Therefore, based on the PLO Central Council’s decisions, we will reexamine the security, political, and financial relations with Israel. It is our obligation to protect our land and people and to oppose the occupation and its mechanisms through all possible means, and we will support all global movements that boycott the occupation.’"

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Israeli Arab party leader: Terror wave is response to occupation and “summary executions”; it is a “right” to “confront the occupation with all means” (i.e., including violence) 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 30, 2016
Official PA TV, special broadcast in honor of the international day of support for the Arabs within Israel, hosting Mansour Dahamsheh, secretary of the Israeli-Arab political party Hadash

Hadash Secretary Mansour Dahamsheh: “The occupation, its conduct and checkpoints that are a disgrace to Israeli society, they are the reasons for all of this [Palestinian] behavior and all of this intifada that our young, and even children, are carrying out. One who sees his father, brother, or sister murdered in cold blood and the issue of summary executions –
PA TV host interrupts: “Summary executions”
Hadash Secretary Mansour Dahamsheh: “-acts humanely. He is protecting his honor and right to life... I say clearly and honestly, without hesitation, every people that lives under occupation, it is not only its right, but its obligation to confront the occupation with all means [at its disposal]. It must resist the occupation in order to end it. Without ending the occupation, there will be no future existence, neither for the state of Israel, nor for the Palestinians.”

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Fatah official praises terror attacks as "heroic acts… which greatly terrify the occupation," encourages Palestinian leadership to support and "take care of" Palestinians who carry them out 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 28, 2016


Fatah Revolutionary Council member, Hassan Shtewi: "There are two main forms of popular uprising. There is a mass uprising, manifested in demonstrations in different areas, and clashes with the occupation forces in Ramallah and different villages around Qalqilya, Bethlehem, and Hebron, as we can all see. The other form is heroic acts of individuals (i.e., terror attacks), which greatly terrify the occupation... The support for these acts and the families of those carrying them out is currently popular... This support should be regulated by the organizational and political elites, so that we can tell our people: 'You will be taken care of by reliable bodies when it comes to your blood, family and home, if you carry out a heroic act.'"
Statement by Arab Israeli terrorist killer of 2 reveals he called for the attack “so Jews will know who they are dealing with, those bastards” 
Source: YouTube, Jan. 27, 2016
Words of Nasham Melhem, the terrorist who committed the terror attack in Tel Aviv
    “In order to try to explain to you, I smoked hashish and sniffed… all types and forms of highs, liquid and solid, liquids and even powders…
“Obama, O Christian, convert to Islam, convert to Islam! If you do not convert to Islam may the cross help you, you son of a bitch… Today it is very simple, if you love our Lord the Prophet, Allah’s prayers for him, and his blessings for peace, if you want these eyes, eyes, eyes to see him, it is very simple, die, kill! […]
In my name, Nashat Muhammad Ali Melhem, son of Al-Daharat (i.e., a neighborhood of the village of Arara in the triangle - a concentration of Israeli Arab towns in the center of Israel) here, in this village… ‘And you did not kill them, but it was Allah who killed them.’ (Sura 8:17, Sahih International)… and the second operation (i.e., terror attack) will also be in Tel Aviv, soon, Allah willing, so that the Jews will know who they are dealing with, those bastards… To all the Shi’ites, one by one, your sister’s (extremely blunt curse –Ed.)…, brothers of whores.”

Nashat Melhem - 29-year-old Israeli Arab terrorist who carried out a shooting attack, killing 2 Israelis, Alon Bakal and Shimon Ruimi, and wounding 8 others, at Hasimta Bar in Tel Aviv on Jan. 1, 2016. Melhem fled the scene, and later that day killed a taxi driver, Bedouin Israeli Amin Shaaban, in another part of Tel Aviv. A week after the attacks, on Jan. 8, 2016, Israeli security forces tracked down Melhem in a building in his hometown of Arara in the north of Israel. After Melhem opened fire at them, the Israeli security forces shot and killed him.
Fatah tweets image encourages violence and death: "Carry my weapon and do not fear my blood dripping from the weapon" 
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Jan. 23, 2016

Text of tweet:
"I am the brown-skinned Fatah man, and my devotion is to Allah
I am the brown-skinned Fatah man, and my sacrifices are for Palestine
I am the brown-skinned Fatah man, and my loyalty is to the Martyrs (Shahids)"

Text on poster:
"Palestine
Fatah
Revolution until victory
If I fall, take my  place
O my comrade in the struggle
Carry my weapon and do not fear my blood dripping from the weapon
I have not died – I still call to you through the wound."
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Fatah youth movement song: "Hold your weapon and load it… Pour the fire of rage on the enemy... Hand me the weapon... Our enemy will pay with his blood" 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 21, 2016

This song promoting violence against Israelis started to appear on social media with the beginning of the Palestinian wave of attacks against Israelis which began in September/October 2015, lasted 6 months and killed over 30 Israelis

Lyrics: "Go out against the treacherous enemy
Even if you hold [only] a rock in your hand
O you, who will never forget a blood revenge
O vigorous person, get up and strap on the belt of fire
And sound for us the voice of the attack
Go out against the enemy, go out, resist, hit, go out
Through rocks [the child Martyr] Faris [Ouda] stood against the arsenal and defeated a tank...
Challenge the enemy
He who humiliates us will not live...
Hold your weapon and load it, leave the revolution burning...
O Fatah fire, burn, constantly and victoriously
Pour the fire of rage on the enemy...
Hand me the weapon and the equipment
Place thousands of cartridges on me
Our enemy will pay with his blood...
I marched determinedly through desert and forests
Holding a submachine gun in my hands which arises out of the rock"
Production – “Fatah Shabiba movement in Palestine”
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Fatah Commissioner expresses ‎‎“support” for “the present intifada and ‎popular resistance”‎ 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 20, 2016
     ‎“The Fatah movement received the ‎decisions of the EU, made at a meeting of ‎European Foreign Ministers in Brussels, ‎with a call to turn them into an action plan ‎to end the Israeli occupation. It called on ‎Europe to take immediate steps to protect ‎the option of the Palestinian state in the ‎framework of a two-state solution from the ‎unilateral steps being taken by the ‎occupation…‎ Fatah Commissioner of International ‎Relations and Fatah Central Committee ‎member Nabil Shaath stated: ‘The ‎decision made by the council of EU ‎Foreign Ministers yesterday [Jan. 18, ‎‎2016] regarding the Palestinian issue is ‎very positive. It is a step forward, which in ‎the end has to lead to severe sanctions ‎against Israel, in order to fight its [Israel’s] ‎colonialist project on our land’…‎ Shaath emphasized that it is important to ‎complete the diplomatic successes by ‎achieving national unity and the end of ‎the rift (i.e., between Fatah and Hamas), in ‎order to strengthen the Palestinian ‎positon and support the present intifada ‎and popular resistance.”‎
PA daily op-ed: The “uprising requires full personal and collective support” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 17, 2016
Headline: “What would increase the visibility of our cause”?
Op-ed by Yahya Rabah, columnist for the official PA daily and a member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza
     “This question appeared yesterday on the television screen and sparked a great deal of Palestinian debate about what would increase the visibility of our cause on the table of the international community?... Secondly, there is the Al-Aqsa Intifada. The intifada of the young Palestinian generations, which has succeeded in creating what seemed like a miracle, by thwarting all of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s directives, which are based on violence, summary executions, unlimitedly encouraging of settlements, and support of the Jewish terror groups. This intifada, despite its entering its fourth month, has retained its original message, according to which the continuation of the occupation is now impossible. This is because the occupation is the settlement, terror and aggression in their most despicable forms. Therefore, this uprising requires full personal and collective support, because it is our most mature national activity, and most important impetus to putting our cause in its rightful place.”

PA daily op-ed: The “uprising requires full personal and collective support” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 17, 2016
Headline: “What would increase the visibility of our cause”?
Op-ed by Yahya Rabah, columnist for the official PA daily and a member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza
     “This question appeared yesterday on the television screen and sparked a great deal of Palestinian debate about what would increase the visibility of our cause on the table of the international community?... Secondly, there is the Al-Aqsa Intifada. The intifada of the young Palestinian generations, which has succeeded in creating what seemed like a miracle, by thwarting all of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s directives, which are based on violence, summary executions, unlimitedly encouraging of settlements, and support of the Jewish terror groups. This intifada, despite its entering its fourth month, has retained its original message, according to which the continuation of the occupation is now impossible. This is because the occupation is the settlement, terror and aggression in their most despicable forms. Therefore, this uprising requires full personal and collective support, because it is our most mature national activity, and most important impetus to putting our cause in its rightful place.”
Official PA daily op-ed calls for Palestinians to support the terror wave because it will help the Palestinian cause 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 17, 2016
Op-ed by Yahya Rabah, columnist for the official PA daily and a member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza

Headline: “What would increase the visibility of our cause”?
      “This question appeared yesterday on the television screen and sparked a great deal of Palestinian debate about what would increase the visibility of our cause on the international community’s table?... There is the Al-Aqsa Intifada. The Intifada of the young Palestinian generations, which succeeded in creating what seemed like a miracle, by thwarting all of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s directives, which are based on violence, summary executions, unlimitedly encouraging settlements, and support of the Jewish terror groups. This Intifada, despite its entering its fourth month, has retained its original message, that the continuation of the occupation is now impossible. This is because the occupation is the settlement, terror and aggression in their most despicable forms. Therefore, this uprising requires full personal and collective support, because it is our most mature national activity, and most important impetus to putting our cause in its rightful place.”

Abbas advisor: “I call on all of the Palestinian political powers, without exception, to provide material support” to terror wave, because “Palestinian mothers cannot remain the only ones who cry” 
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Jan. 16, 2016
Excerpt from Al-Quds (Palestinian Fatah newspaper in Lebanon) interview with [Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein, published in Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon:

Q: "In your opinion, will the lack of material support affect the popular uprising?"
Al-Einein: "It might be that some will not like my answer, but I call on all of the Palestinian political powers, without exception, to provide material support to this activity, even just a little. Regarding the remaining expenses, they come out of the pockets of the young who are participating in this activity. However, this activity requires two things in order to continue. First it needs a source of authority and political leadership with a clear, courageous, insightful view to develop this activity according to clear political goals... In addition, the activity needs leadership in the field in order to develop, so that it will have the means to develop itself in conflict, in a way that will make the Israeli enemy's presence on our land costlier and more painful, as Palestinian mothers cannot remain the only ones who cry. Almighty Allah said: 'And do not weaken in pursuit of the enemy. If you should be suffering - so are they suffering as you are suffering, but you expect from Allah that which they expect not.' (Sura 4:104, Sahih International), and therefore the occupation, all parts of it that are on our Palestinian land, must suffer..."
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Fatah military wing vows revenge after Israel’s killing of terrorist: “May Allah will help us respond deep within the Israeli entity” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Jan. 13, 2016
     “The spokesman for the Nabil Mas’oud Abu Ali units of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) stated in an exclusive interview with Donia Al-Watan: ‘We in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades are accompanying to his wedding (i.e., Martyr's funeral is considered wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise in Islam), to eternal Heaven, field commander of the rocket unit Martyr Musa Abu Zuaiter ‘Abu Muhammad,’ who was surprised and murdered this morning [Jan. 13, 2016 in the Gaza Strip] by a missile from Israeli occupation planes, while carrying out surveillance of the occupation’s vehicles that had penetrated northern Beit Lahiya the same morning…’ He concluded by stating: ‘We in the Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades will not let the assassination of Musa and their brutal aggressiveness pass in silence, and hope that Allah will help us respond deep within the Israeli entity.’”

Musa Abu Zuaiter – 31-year-old Palestinian killed in an Israeli military raid on a terrorist cell responsible for laying land mines along the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip.
The terror organization the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) say that Zuaiter was the head of their rocket unit.
Abbas’ advisor: “All manners of confrontation (i.e., including violence) with the occupation are open to us” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 13, 2016
Headline: "Abu Al-Einein: The civil institutions must complement the state institutions in order to strengthen the citizen's resolve"
      “[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member and Head of Civil Organization Affairs Sultan Abu Al-Einein called on the civil institutions and organizations to serve as a complement to the PA's institutions in order to form a cohesive and complete society in Palestine. Abu Al-Einein emphasized in an interview with Radio Mawtini… the determination of the Palestinian people to confront the occupation's actions in every manner, and added: 'We are subject to systematic Israeli terror, and in light of the unusual circumstances being experienced by the Palestinian people, all manners of confrontation with the occupation are open to us."

PA leaders and officials have legitimized Palestinian violence by quoting UN resolution 3236 which "recognizes the right of the Palestinian people to regain its rights by all means." The PA interprets "all means" as including violence against civilians, but has chosen to ignore the continuation of the resolution which states that the use of "all means" should be "in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations..." The UN Charter prohibits targeting civilians, even in war. Chapter 1, Article 1, opens by saying that "international disputes" should be resolved "by peaceful means."
Fatah: “Popular intifada against the occupation and its settlers must be escalated and spread everywhere” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 12, 2016
Headline: “Ramallah and El-Bireh branch discusses several topics”
      “Fatah’s Ramallah branch held its weekly meeting yesterday [Jan. 11, 2016] evening, and discussed several topics related to the Palestinian cause, political developments, developments in the field, and the internal organizational situation. [Participants] in the meeting emphasized that it is important to retain the level of alertness, and that the popular intifada against the occupation and its settlers must be escalated and spread everywhere.
[Participants] in the meeting emphasized that the [Fatah] movement and its Tanzim (Fatah terror faction –Ed.) will remain the spearhead of the resistance to the occupation out of loyalty to the sweeping flood of Martyrs and the commitment they took upon themselves: to defend the land, the honor, and the holy sites. [They added that] the struggle’s arena is not limited to a specific location or time as long as the occupation continues to hang over our land and its settlers continue to damage our property… The movement stated that [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu and his Nazi government’s gamble on the collapse of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the thwarting of the intifada from the inside is a failed gamble, and noted that the people of sacrifice do not mind paying the price as long as its goal is freedom and independence.”
Abbas’ advisor: Terror wave is “an element of power for the PA,” and “we want the popular uprising to become an all-out uprising, so that it will… hurt the Israeli enemy” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Jan. 12, 2016
Headline: “In a courageous interview – Sultan Abu Al-Einein opens his heart and talks about Hamas, the Seventh [Fatah] Conference, the uprising, the president’s health, and his deputy: Rajoub spoke the truth”
     “[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein… stated in regard to the accusations that the popular uprising acted to weaken and cause cracks in the Palestinian Authority (PA): ‘The uprising is an element of power for the PA, and the PA needs to complement this popular uprising, and not treat it harshly.’ He emphasized that the popular uprising is not the object of the Fatah and Palestinian leadership’s aspirations, and we want the popular uprising to become an all-out uprising, so that it will become an uprising that hurts the Israeli enemy, and exacts a heavy toll for the occupation’s presence on our land.”
Abbas’ advisor: Terror wave is “an element of power for the PA,” and “we want the popular uprising to become an all-out uprising, so that it will… hurt the Israeli enemy” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Jan. 12, 2016
Headline: “In a courageous interview – Sultan Abu Al-Einein opens his heart and talks about Hamas, the Seventh [Fatah] Conference, the uprising, the president’s health, and his deputy: Rajoub spoke the truth”
     “[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein… stated in regard to the accusations that the popular uprising acted to weaken and cause cracks in the Palestinian Authority (PA): ‘The uprising is an element of power for the PA, and the PA needs to complement this popular uprising, and not treat it harshly.’ He emphasized that the popular uprising is not the object of the Fatah and Palestinian leadership’s aspirations, and we want the popular uprising to become an all-out uprising, so that it will become an uprising that hurts the Israeli enemy, and exacts a heavy toll for the occupation’s presence on our land.”
Fatah posts death notices of 3 terrorists: "Fatah's northern Hebron branch accompanies the Martyrs of justice and fraternity to their weddings" 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 10, 2016

Posted text: “Notice of the death of the Martyrs of justice and fraternity”
Text in image:
“O Storm (Al-Asifa) [Fatah]
Do not leave my blood unavenged
The Sa’ir sub-branch of Fatah’s northern Hebron branch accompanies the Martyrs of justice and fraternity to their weddings (i.e., Martyrs’ funerals, considered in Islam a wedding to the 72 Virgins in Paradise)
Martyr Ahmad Salem Kawazbeh
Martyr Muhannad Ziad Kawazbeh
Martyr Alaa Abd Kawazbeh
The revolution is until victory”

"Al-Asifa" – “the storm” was a pseudonym for “Fatah” in its first years. It later became the name of Fatah's military wing in the 1960s and 1970s.

Ahmad, Muhannad, and Alaa Kawazbeh – 3 Palestinian terrorists, 18 and 19-years-old, and relatives, who attempted to carry out a stabbing attack near the Gush Etzion junction on Jan. 7, 2016. They aroused suspicions of Israeli soldiers at the junction who began a security check on them. The Kawazbeh relatives pulled out knives and were shot and killed by the soldiers.

Fatah website publishes cartoon of bleeding Palestinian armed with rifle 
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Jan. 10, 2016

Cartoon published on Falestinona, the website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, on Jan. 10, 2016
Headline: "For Jerusalem"
The cartoon shows a bleeding Palestinian with a rifle and the flag of Palestine on his jacket looking toward Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza (i.e., the Temple Mount).
Palestinian expert on PA TV: Knife attacks are not terror 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 9, 2016


Palestinian expert on Israeli affairs, Shaker Shabat: “What puts Israel in an ‎embarrassing situation now, and what prevents it from dealing with the intifada, is that ‎it is individuals of a somewhat peaceful character [who carry it out]. A knife is not ‎considered a firearm and [stabbing] is not classified as an act of terror. Israel is in a ‎crisis because the one who confronts the Israeli army and the settlers is the ‎Palestinian civilian, with a knife, or even with his exposed body, or with a screwdriver ‎or scissors.”‎
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Note: Presenting the Palestinian attacks as having targeted only Israeli so-called “settlers” and ‎soldiers is incorrect. Stabbing attacks have been carried out all over Israel against ‎civilians, including children, women, and the elderly.‎
PLF official glorifies Martyrs, including Samir Kuntar: They died so “that their blood would blend with the homeland’s soil” and “role models for dealing with imperialist and racist powers” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Jan. 7, 2016
Headline: Al-Yusuf: “Martyr’s day takes place in the shadow of Kuntar’s absence in order to emphasize the shared Arab destiny”
       “Deputy Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Front Nazem Al-Yusuf stated today [Jan. 7, 2016], Thursday, Palestinian Martyr’s (Shahid) Day… that ‘The Martyrs are torches that light the way. They died as Martyrs so that their blood would blend with the homeland’s soil, and in order to become an illuminating beacon in the skies of glory, and worldwide role models for dealing with imperialist and racist powers.’ Moreover, he called to rise to the level of the Martyrs’ sacrifices, which requires adherence to the PLO framework, revival of its institutions, and agreeing to a unified national strategy that will embrace the option of intifada and all-out uprising… Al-Yusuf added: ‘Martyr’s Day takes place in the shadow of the absence of Martyr Samir Kuntar, commander of the Nahariya operation (i.e., terror attack in which 4 Israelis were killed) of the Palestine Liberation Front, Martyr leader ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser’ operation, and one of the leaders of the national resistance in the Hezbollah leadership...”

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Fatah official: “The resistance was and still is the genetic code of all Fatah members… Our relations with the occupation need to be first of all on a basis of clashes – until a Palestinian state is established” 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 6, 2016

Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub:‎ "I say to the Israelis first of all: You sons of bitches, we will not accept less than a ‎Palestinian state. We are the owners of the land, and we are the residents of the land ‎and you are strangers in the land... Our relations with the occupation need to be first of ‎all on a basis of clashes – until a Palestinian state is established. Do not believe in ‎‎[Israeli Prime Minister] Netanyahu, he is a liar and a scoundrel, and he’s a Fascist and ‎represents the new Nazism... From here we say to the 145 Martyrs (Palestinians killed ‎in the 2015-2016 terror wave, most during terror attacks –Ed.) – You are ‎heroes and we bless you and strengthen your families, and say to you: You are a ‎crown on our heads.‎"
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Fatah holds rally honoring 5 terrorists, 2 responsible for killing 2 Israelis: "[Fatah representatives] listed the virtues of the Martyrs and swore to walk in their footsteps" 
Source: Al-Quds, Jan. 6, 2016
Headline: “Fatah movement and Qalandiya refugee camp institutes and activists eulogize 5 Martyrs”
      “The Fatah movement and activists and institutes in the Qalandiya refugee camp held a rally to eulogize 5 Martyrs (Shahids) who have died in the last month from the occupation army’s gunfire: Bilal Zayed, Ahmad Jahajha from the [Qalandiya] communication center, Anan Abu Hamseh and Issa Assaf (i.e., murderers of one), who carried out the stabbing at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem, and Hikmat Hamdan from El-Bireh, who was killed by occupation soldiers on the grounds of the refugee camp... The eulogies began with the Palestinian national anthem, and standing for a minute of silence for the Martyrs’ souls. Afterwards, the Fatah movement, refugee camp activists and institutes, the Qalandiya communication center, the Imam of the large mosque, Sheikh Hassan Adwan, Fatah Revolutionary Committee member, Jamal Abu Al-Leil, and others spoke. During their [eulogies] they listed the virtues of the Martyrs and swore to walk in their footsteps until the goals and expectations of our people for return, liberation, and the establishment of an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital are fulfilled... The rally ended with the honoring of the Martyrs’ families, with a play that caused those present, who were in pain over the death of their dear ones who were among us until a few days ago, to cry.”

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Fatah leader praises young Palestinians for heeding PA call: “They succeeded in making Israel worry, with rocks and knives” 
Source: Official Facebook page of Fatah Central ‎Committee Member Abbas Zaki, Jan. 4, 2016


Member of Fatah Central Committee, Abbas Zaki:
“From where did the reaction come when [PA President] Mahmoud Abbas and the political leadership announced that we cannot take it any longer, in other words, that we will not agree to a PA without authority and an occupation without cost [to Israel]? Who took action? The young from the Oslo generation who are in the prime of their youth did, [those] whom Allah chose and loved. They chose the path of Martyrdom (Shahada). Yes, they marched of their own will on the illuminated path to Paradise. They succeeded in making Israel worry, with rocks and knives, and in imposing a curfew on several parts of our occupied land, the so-called State of Israel.”
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Music video on Fatah-run TV: "Drown them in a sea of blood, Kill them as you wish" 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 4, 2016

"Pick up your weapon and advance, Jerusalem is calling in pain
Come on, strike them, you have the strength
Turn your anger into the fire of Hell…
Besiege them in all their neighborhoods
Drown them in a sea of blood
Kill them as you wish
The one who burned the [Dawabshe] baby is the most oppressive...
Muhannad [Halabi] (i.e., murderer of 2) did not agree to be humiliated
and made them drink the bitter cup...
Advance to the battlefield and resist
Challenge death and resist
Victory is undoubtedly coming to us
Those who don’t understand will understand...
Fadi Alloun (i.e., terrorist who stabbed one) has joined the great Martyrs"
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Fatah official: “Popular uprising” will continue, Fatah is participating and has “sacrificed Martyrs” during terror wave 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 4, 2016
This report was published during the 2015-2016 PA-led terror wave, in which since 13 September 2015, 29 Israelis have been killed (including a Palestinian and a foreign worker), and 290 injured - 25 of them seriously - in terrorist attacks, most of them civilians. As of Jan. 18, 2016, there have been 109 stabbings, 37 shootings, and 22 car rammings. Most of the Palestinians that have been killed were killed while attempting to stab or shoot at Israelis. [http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/ForeignPolicy/Terrorism/Palestinian/Pages/Wave-of-terror-October-2015.aspx]

Headline: “The Abdallah Al-Hourani Center listed the Israeli violations in 2015”
       “The Abdallah Al-Hourani Center for Research and Documentation of the PLO published its annual report regarding the main Israeli violations against the Palestinian people in 2015… During the past year, the Israeli occupation authorities have killed 181 Palestinian civilians, including 32 children, 9 women, 26 Gaza Strip residents and 3 residents of the areas occupied in 1948 (i.e., Israel). It should be noted that 144 Martyrs (Shahids) have ascended to Heaven in the popular uprising since the beginning of October [2015], and most Martyrs were executed in the field and in cold blood, under false pretexts intended to terrorize the unarmed [Palestinian] civilians.”
PA TV song honoring Arafat glorifies violence and venerates rifle 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Jan. 3, 2016

"Engrave on the rifle butt the symbol of Fatah's Al-Asifa [unit]
He [Arafat] taught the whole world how to revolt. Yasser - symbol of freedom
Oh Elder, I swear by [your] uniform and your keffiya
Mahmoud Abbas is on the same path when it comes to [our] state and identity
We fired the rifle, we faced the storm
We responded to the cannon with a pistol
Using stones, we ignited a revolution and wrote [history], oh Fatah men
On the rifle butt, we have engraved [Fatah's] symbol
On the grip, we have engraved "Arafat"
On the top cover we have inscribed the history of the free
On the barrel -- the name of the homeland
The flash-suppressor ignited and burst
Here it is, oh rifle sight
The state is only a few meters away
Oh action-spring, receive and shoot [bullets] continuously
Change the magazine -- there are hundreds [of them]
Load it into the chamber
Oh AK-47, make sounds of joy and salute the Elder (Arafat)"
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Note: This video aired 7 times in one week, four times on Nov. 11, twice on Nov. 13 and again on Nov. 16, 2011. It was broadcast in 2012 on on Dec. 29 and 31, once in 2013 on Dec. 31, and three times in January 2015 , once on Dec. 31, 2015 and once on Jan. 3, 2016.
PA daily op-ed: Palestinian struggle isn’t terror, “and it is a struggle anchored in law, in international conventions and regulations” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 2, 2016
Op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, columnist for official PA daily
Headline: “Hebron rebels against them”
     “The popular Palestinian struggle cannot be included under any of the terror clauses. On the contrary, it is included in the framework of legitimate protection of national rights, and it is a struggle anchored in law, in international conventions and regulations. Therefore, the attempt of the head of the ruling coalition in Israel (i.e., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) to compare the struggle for national freedom with the organized Israeli terror is but a failed and foolish attempt. This is because it is impossible in principle to compare a legitimate struggle with the occupation state’s terror and the Israeli aggression and herds of settlers."
Fatah youth movement calls on Palestinians to support and escalate the intifada, demands PLO rescind recognition of Israel 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Jan. 2, 2016
Images and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Jan. 2, 2016
Text: "The Fatah [youth movement] Shabiba leadership in Palestine made an announcement on the 51st anniversary of the outbreak of the modern Palestinian revolution led by the Fatah movement… Fatah Shabiba emphasized that the Jerusalem Intifada is growing stronger, and proudly saluted the homeland's young, who are carrying out intifada against the occupation. It called on all sectors of the people to participate in it, in order to support it, aid it, and turn it into the intifada of liberation and redemption from the occupation. Likewise, it expressed appreciation of the efforts of Fatah Shabiba's members, and of all our people's young in the universities, high schools, and everywhere, who are actualizing their right to resist and refuse the occupation. In addition, Fatah's Shabiba demanded of the PLO, the legal and sole representative of the Palestinian people in the homeland and the Diaspora, to immediately rescind its recognition of the occupation state. It emphasized that the time has come to make this decision, to act vigorously against the usurping occupier, to increase the readiness for resistance, to coordinate all of the popular and international efforts, to boycott [Israel] politically and economically, and to submit claims against its [Israel’s] criminal leaders to the International Criminal Court."
Fatah member: “Fatah is leading this popular uprising” We are Abbas’ “soldiers… We won’t give the occupation one day of safety” 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 1, 2016


Unnamed Fatah member:
"Fatah continues to lead this popular uprising until freedom is achieved and the occupation defeated. We said to the [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas]: You will fight in international circles, and we, your soldiers, will fight in the field. We will not give the occupation one day of safety, and not one day on which they can move around freely and safely, as long as our homes and holy sites are subject to these criminal acts being carried out by the occupation forces and herds of settlers."
Awdah TV narrator: "In this popular uprising, which Fatah is leading from the leadership to its members, hundreds and thousands of its people have joined its activities to protect the homeland and its holy sites. Statistics show that nearly 70% of the Martyrs, injured, and prisoners of this uprising are members of the [Fatah] movement."

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Fatah member: “Fatah is leading this popular uprising,” we are Abbas’ “soldiers… We won’t give the occupation one day of safety” 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 1, 2016
Fatah-run Awdah TV, broadcast in honor of 51st anniversary of Fatah Launch (Intilaqa)
Unnamed Fatah member/supporter: “The Fatah movement has had a prominent role, and this shows the number of sacrifices, Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners, that Fatah has sacrificed in this popular uprising. Fatah is still leading this popular uprising until freedom is achieved and the occupation removed. We said to the [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas]: You are fighting in international circles and we, your soldiers, will fight in the field. We will not give the occupation one day of safety, and not one day in which they can move around freely and safely, as long as our homes and holy sites are subject to these criminal acts being carried out by the occupation forces and herds of settlers.”
Awdah TV host: “In this popular uprising, which Fatah is leading on the leadership and staff level, hundreds and thousands of its people have joined its activities to help the homeland and its holy sites. Statistics show that nearly 70% of the Martyrs, injured, and prisoners of this uprising [are] members of the [Fatah] movement.”

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 district governor emphasizes“the absolute support of the Fatah movement for our Palestinian people’s uprising, and its right to use every means of resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 1, 2016
Headline: “Qalqilya marked the 51stanniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution and the Fatah Launch (Intilaqa)”
     “Crowds in Qalqilya marked the 51st anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution with a mass procession and carnival, in which all sectors participated. Fatah Central Committee member Dr. Jamal Muhaisen and Qalqilya district Governor Rafe' Rawajbeh participated in the commemoration of the anniversary... Dr. Muhaisen saluted the Qalqilya district crowds who came out in their entirety to participate in the celebration of the 51st Launch, and emphasized the absolute support of the Fatah movement for our Palestinian people’s uprising, and its right to use every means of resistance. Likewise, he called to broaden the scope of participation, so that the uprising will be an introduction to all-out intifada that willfulfill our people’s dream of freedom and independence... The district governor [Rawajbeh] expressed appreciation of the efforts of the Qalqilya district institutes and activists, who gathered today [Jan. 1, 2016] in order to express their adherence to the basic Palestinian principles, and their rallying around its historic leadership, represented by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas. Likewise, he called to continue the path of peaceful uprising in order to fulfill the goal of the Palestinian people and obtain freedom and independence, demanded adherence to national unity, and to thwart the occupation’s plots to crack the unity of the Palestinian people.”

Intilaqa - the “Launch" 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 student movement: PA leadership giving "official directives" for "increased activity of the popular uprising" for "all universities"  
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Jan. 1, 2016
Fatah-run Awdah TV, broadcasts in honor of 51st anniversary of Fatah Launch (Intilaqa)
Senior member of Fatah Shabiba Mukarram Daraghmeh: “The Shabiba is well aware of the current policy implemented by the Palestinian leadership, and primarily President Mahmoud Abbas, which is represented by unusual diplomatic activity on the international level, in addition to the increased activity of the popular uprising. Therefore, the Shabiba youth have advanced to all points of conflict with the Israeli occupation. It is no secret that there are official directives from the leadership of the [Fatah] Mobilization and Organization [Commission] and its Commissioner [for Mobilization and Organization and Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul, and from the Fatah Shabiba leadership to all universities and educational institutions regarding the necessity to actively participate in these demonstrations.”

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.
PLO legislative body demands to “provide all types of support and assistance to the popular resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 1, 2016
Headline: “PLO factions: The resistance is renewed and Fatah will remain the spearhead of the national activity”
    “The Fatah movement, PLO factions, and spokespeople emphasized that the Palestinian revolution still exists and is renewed thanks to the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the enormous sacrifice of our people in the struggle against the Israeli occupation, and the protection of our land and its holy sites against this occupier.
These things were said in separate statements published yesterday in honor of the 51st anniversary of the Fatah Launch (Intilaqa) and the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution…
The [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) demanded in its notice to provide all types of support and assistance to the popular resistance ‘which our people is carrying out with great courage, first the end of all expressions of the rift, and uniting [the factions] under the framework of the PLO, who have been baptized in the blood of the Martyr leaders, primarily the Martyr leader Yasser Arafat.’ … PLO Executive Committee member and Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Front Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf emphasized that the Fatah movement has kept the Palestinian cause alive through its armed and popular struggle and relying on dialogue between the factions.”

Intilaqa – "The Launch" – 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
Fatah: “Every drop of blood [spilled by] our people is dear, and [Fatah] very carefully guards the life of every Palestinian, but… Fatah will not hesitate to make every sacrifice” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 31, 2015
Headline: “Fatah emphasizes that it is continuing the struggle until the achievement of our people’s goals”
     “The Palestinian National Liberation movement Fatah emphasized today [Dec. 31, 2015], on the 51st anniversary of its Launch (Intilaqa), three months after the outbreak of the popular uprising, that it will continue the struggle with uncompromising determination until our people obtain their goals: freedom and independence.
Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf... emphasized that the occupation’s crimes – executions, assassinations, and summary assassinations – will not break our people’s will power. He stated that all [past attempts] have proven that Israeli policy and all the Israeli terror have only increased our people’s determination to continue its national struggle until the establishment of an independent Palestinian state within the borders of June 4, 1967, with Jerusalem as its capital, and the return of refugees according to [UN] Resolution 194.”

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UN resolution 194 (Chapter 11, Dec. 11, 1948) states that "the refugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbors should be permitted to do so at the earliest practicable date, and that compensation should be paid for the property of those choosing not to return." Palestinian leaders argue this means that all Arabs who left Israel during the war (hundreds of thousands) and their descendants (a few million) have a "right of return" to Israel. Israel argues that the resolution only calls for a limited return and only under certain conditions, especially focusing on the words "wishing to return... and live at peace with their neighbors."
Fatah official: The “Intifada will soon become a civil rebellion”  
Source: Al-Quds, Dec. 31, 2015
Headline: “2016 will be the closing of the page of relying on talks and negotiations and the beginning of self-fulfillment in the field”
     “Fatah Central Committee Member [and Commissioner of Arab Relations and Relations with China] Abbas Zaki told… the Al-Quds [newspaper]: ‘On the occasion of this event (i.e., the celebrations of the anniversary of the launch of Fatah), we ask Allah, first, to have mercy on the Martyrs’ (Shahids) souls, and we recall the heroic acts, the first prisoner, the first Martyr, and the large number of Israeli fatalities in the Hijazi operation (Mahmoud Hijazi attempted to blow up Israel’s National Water Carrier in 1965. In contrast to Zaki’s statement, Israel did not suffer any casualties –Ed.)… The Fatah Central Committee member added: ‘Despite the deceptive peace process, the [Israeli] prisons are filled with Fatah members, and the graves are also overflowing with them.’ In addition, he emphasized that history will bear witness that most young people who walked the path of light to Heaven are Fatah members, [who have done it] without being instructed to do so by the leadership. He stated: ‘We now concur that the Intifada will soon become a civil rebellion, and that we should regulate our internal situation and restore the appreciation and veneration of the PLO which almost disappeared in the absence of its departments and plans.”

Intilaqa – "The Launch" – the launch of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when Mahmoud Bakr Hijazi carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to bomb Israel's National Water Carrier. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison but  was released in 1971 and returned to Lebanon in an exchange deal with Fatah for Shmuel Rozenvasser, an Israeli citizen who was abducted by Fatah terrorists in 1970.
Poem at Fatah anniversary celebration in Gaza: “We did not write in ink, and not in pencil… we wrote with a machine gun, and we etched the headlines in blood” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 31, 2015

Official PA TV Fatah Launch (
Intilaqa) celebrations
Unidentified speaker of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Gaza:
"We did not write in ink, nor in pencil, nor in colors
We wrote with a machine gun, and we etched the headlines with our blood
Brother, give me an AK-47 (assault rifle), a pistol, a hand grenade, an ax, and a knife
Whoever heard us or didn't hear us, has to know who we are
We starved but did not bow down, except to the Master of the Universe."
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Intilaqa - the “Launch" 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 Martyrs and fighters who ‎‎“compete over who will sacrifice more ‎for the homeland”‎ 
Source: Website of Fatah's Information and ‎Culture Commission, Dec. 31, 2015
     ‎“Behold your movement today, as it enters ‎its 51st year (sic., should be 52nd as this ‎is the 51st anniversary –Ed.), renewing its ‎promise and vow [to carry out] a popular ‎uprising... Behold the young national fighters revive ‎with their heroic acts and their creative ‎means of revolution, the image of the ‎self-sacrificing fighter (fida’i) and our ‎people’s path of struggle... Most of the names of the eternal Martyrs ‎in the Jerusalem uprising came out of ‎the ranks of Fatah’s national school. ‎They ascended [to Heaven] on the same ‎path and for the same goals for whose ‎fulfillment thousands of female and male ‎fighters from all the organizational and ‎leadership frameworks, as well as the ‎movement’s founding leaders, headed by ‎the revolution’s leader, president, Martyr, ‎and symbol Yasser Arafat, were killed. It ‎will be noted in the pages of history that ‎the Fatah movement, the leader of the ‎revolution, the two Intifadas, the popular ‎uprising and the Jerusalem uprising, will ‎forever continue in the race towards the ‎scene of the confrontation with the ‎occupation, as the vast majority of the ‎Martyrs are wrapped in the flag of the ‎homeland Palestine and their heads are ‎adorned with the flag of Fatah, whose ‎fighters compete against each other ‎over who will sacrifice more for the ‎homeland.”‎

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PLO official: “The Palestinian leadership must… embrace the intifada in all its details” 
Source: Amad, independent Palestinian news website, Dec. 30, 2015
Headline: “Dr. Abu Yusuf: We must embrace the intifada in all its details”
      “Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front (PLF) and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf said… in an interview with the Al-Quds [TV] channel that the leadership must implement three strategies – the first: Ending the rift and restoring unity [between Fatah and Hamas], in regard to embracing the popular intifada together with its embrace by the parties, along with guarding its continuity and advancing the general boycott of the occupation. The second: The continuation of the international efforts to end the occupation and the strengthening of all the processes and tools connected to prosecuting the occupation for its crimes. The third: the regularization of the situation of the PLO institutes and convening of a meeting of the [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) for this purpose. Abu Yusuf emphasized that the stance the Palestinian leadership must take at this time is to embrace the intifada in all its details, and said that the blocking of last Friday’s procession is unacceptable and is not the PA’s strategy.”
Fatah vows to continue the struggle against Israel 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 30, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement

Posted text: “Every year, our mighty movement renews its steadiness and uprightness through blood connections and the struggle, which extend from the firm sacrifice of its Martyrs (Shahids) and the heroes of our generous revolution. Fatah will continue to be the natural organization of every Palestinian who was born and lives on the sacred land of Palestine. Moreover, Fatah will remain the foremost and eternal arena of self-sacrifice, the first circle of resistance, and a popular incubator for anyone who wishes to turn their intense misery into a wall for Jerusalem and our independent state.  We are Palestinians, and therefore, without any exaggeration, we are all Fatah people, no shooting preceded us in the first days of the revolution (i.e., Fatah were the first to take up arms against Israel), and it won’t take us long to answer the call of the land and to carry out our resistance.”

Text in poster:
“Fatah movement
Fatah – the eternal revolution and the storm (Al-Asifa), the flame of the armed struggle.
Long live Fatah’s Launch (Intilaqa)
Fatah's Mobilization and Organization Commission”

"Al-Asifa" was a pseudonym for “Fatah” in its first years. It later became the name of Fatah's military wing

Intilaqa - the “launch" 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 secretary of Tulkarem branch: Fatah is leading the current “popular uprising” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 29, 2015
Headline: “Sha’aban: [We] adhere to the revolution’s principles”
     “Secretary of the Tulkarem branch of the Fatah movement Muayyad Sha’aban emphasized that the Fatah movement and the Palestinian people adhere to the principles for which the Palestinian revolution broke out… [Sha’aban] emphasized that the Fatah movement will continue to be the guardian of the national project and the spearhead of the protection of the Palestinian people’s rights, [as it has been] since the Launch (Intilaqa, Fatah’s establishment in 1965), in the Stone Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, 1987-1993), and in the second Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) , and culminating with its leading of today’s popular uprising in the Palestinian arena.”

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.
Fatah leader: Allah loves young Palestinians who stab Israelis. It is “peaceful resistance” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 29, 2015


Member of Fatah Central Committee, Abbas Zaki:
“This is a year of challenge. We must challenge [the occupation] without fear... or by the sacrifices being made now by our young people, with rocks and knives, through which Palestinians have once again imposed a new parameter in the equation of the struggle… We are now witnessing a phenomenon called peaceful popular resistance. How? These young people, youth, believed in Allah and Allah loved them and took them to Him, but their funerals are greater than those of the leaders and the sympathy for them is great.”
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Fatah official praises terror attacks as "heroic acts… which greatly terrify the occupation," encourages Palestinian leadership to support and "take care of" Palestinians who carry them out 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 28, 2015


Fatah Revolutionary Council member, Hassan Shtewi:
"There are two main forms of popular uprising. There is a mass uprising, manifested in demonstrations in different areas, and clashes with the occupation forces in Ramallah and different villages around Qalqilya, Bethlehem, and Hebron, as we can all see. The other form is heroic acts of individuals (i.e., terror attacks), which greatly terrify the occupation... The support for these acts and the families of those carrying them out is currently popular... This support should be regulated by the organizational and political elites, so that we can tell our people: 'You will be taken care of by reliable bodies when it comes to your blood, family and home, if you carry out a heroic act.'"
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Fatah Facebook celebrates 51 years of terror: “Stand on the Martyr’s grave and ululate” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 28, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement

Posted text:  “Call to the weapon philosophers again and again, long live Fatah people, the storm (i.e., Al-Asifa - a reference to Fatah's military wing in the 1960's and 1970's) of fighting
Stand on the Martyr’s (Shahid) grave and ululate, and read in his ears verses of struggle.
Fatah does not forget its people’s blood, and tomorrow the giants of the mountains will revenge my blood.
Long live the anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution
#The_launch _of_Fatah51 (i.e., Intilaqa)”

Text on poster:
“Fatah movement
Long live the anniversary of the beginning of the Fatah rebel’s activities
Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission”

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.
Fatah Facebook celebrates 51 years of terror with image of rock-thrower  
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 27, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Dec. 27, 2015

Text: “Long live the Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah, guardian of the national enterprise and the one that fired the first bullet in the history of the Palestinian revolution”

The image shows a Palestinian with a slingshot in his hand, about to throw a rock, and the Fatah anniversary logo – “51” with the “1” shaped as a map of “Palestine” that includes the PA areas as well as all of Israel.

Text in image: “The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah, long live the anniversary of the launch (Intilaqa)”
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Intilaqa – "The Launch" – i.e., 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
Fatah Facebook celebrates 51 years of terror: “Our revolution and our rifle – a method and a path” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 27, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Dec. 27, 2015

Text:
“Our revolution and our rifle – a method and a path.
On the anniversary of the launch (Intilaqa) let us all tweet with the hashtag #51st_anniversary_Fatah_Intilaqa”

The image shows Arafat with a keffiyeh on his head and a rifle under his arm.

Text in image:
“On the anniversary of our [Fatah’s] launch, let us all tweet with the hashtag #51st_anniversary_Fatah_Intilaqa.
Our revolution and our rifle – a method and a path.”
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Intilaqa – "The Launch" – i.e., 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
Fatah cartoon encourages shedding blood and rock-throwing for “Palestine”  
Source: Website of Fatah's Information and ‎Culture Commission, Dec. 27, 2015

Cartoon published on website of Fatah’s Information and Culture Commission on Dec. 27, 2015

The cartoon shows a Palestinian with a slingshot lying dead on the ground. He has been shot by an Israeli soldier. His blood forms the red triangle of the Palestinian flag and also another masked Palestinian, who with a slingshot throws a rock at the armed Israeli soldier, hitting him in the face. The cartoon suggests that no matter how many Palestinians are killed, new Palestinians will take their place and fight for “Palestine.”
Title of cartoon: "We will resist with the stones of our land."
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Fatah celebrates 51 years of terror and vows to continue: "With blood we will redeem the homeland and saturate its ground" 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Dec. 26, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement

Posted text: “We march, we are not afraid of the fire and we do not fear death. With blood we will redeem the homeland and saturate its ground. The anniversary is approaching.”
#The_51st_anniversary_of_the_beginning_of_Fatah’s_activity”
Text on image:
“Half a century has passed and we have never abandoned our weapons”
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Intilaqa – "The Launch" – i.e., 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
Secretary of Fatah’s Jordan branch blesses terrorist stabbers who carry out Ribat  
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Dec. 23, 2015
Fatah-run Awdah TV program Personal Encounter spoke with Secretary of Fatah's Jordan branch Najib al-Qaddumi
 
Secretary of Fatah's Jordan branch Najib al-Qaddumi: “Therefore we say that the young people of the current uprising, that we bless, - we bless the Murabitin (i.e., those who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem, around the Al-Aqsa Mosque. We bless the heroes, the young men and women who, with their knives, kitchen knives, have begun defeating the armed Israeli soldier, who has begun to be afraid when he sees a young woman or a young man passing him on the street. They have broken the Israeli soldier’s morale. They wiped out the oppressive power which deceived them and exhausted them. If they [the Israelis] possess weapons, we possess the historical right, the faith in our cause.”
Fatah official: The Palestinian government needs to assist and take advantage of the intifada 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 22, 2015
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day
Topic: European recognition of the state of Palestine

Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of International Relations Nabil Shaath: “As a legitimate Palestinian government according to all standards, we need to bring our leadership and the intifada activists in the field closer together, In order to protect it, direct it, and assist it.”
Official PA TV host: “And to take advantage of it politically.”
Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of International Relations Nabil Shaath: “And to take advantage of it.”
PA security spokesman posts Fatah’s message to youth: Water the ground "with blood" 
Source: Facebook page of Adnan Al-Damiri, the official spokesman of the PA Security Forces, Dec. 21, 2015


Text and image posted on Facebook page of PA Security Forces Official Spokesman Adnan Al-Damiri
Text above image: “Thank you to all the young people (‘Shabiba’) of Palestine, thank you to Palestine University and its Shabiba”

Text on right side of image:
“The Fatah Shabiba at Palestine University
Sends warm Fatah blessings to the brother fighter Adnan Al-Damiri
In honor of the 51st anniversary of the beginning of the activities of the Fatah rebel and the Palestinian revolution (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 –Ed.)
A good year to you, to the Fatah movement and its great Shabiba”

Text on left side of image:
“Teach your children to love the land
Teach them that we live a life of suffering
Teach them that there is a seed in the ground
If they water it with blood, a revolution will flower
Teach them that Fatah is the eternal revolution
That the ‘Storm’ ("Al-Asifa" was a pseudonym for “Fatah” in its first years. It later became the name of Fatah’s military wing –Ed.) Is the blade of the intifada
And that the Shabiba are the knights of the rocks

Fatah Shabiba
Sacrifice, devotion, giving
Fatah’s Shabiba movement – University of Palestine"
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Fatah official: “Only choice” Palestinians have is “popular resistance” (i.e., terror wave)  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 20, 2015
      “In an interview with Mawtini Radio yesterday [Dec. 19, 2015], [Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud] Al-Aloul added that the popular resistance against the occupation continues, as the only choice the occupation has left us.”

The terms "all means," "peaceful uprising,” and “popular uprising/resistance" are often used by PA leaders and officials to refer to events that include violent and deadly terror against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings. See Mahmoud Abbas' reference to murderous terror as "peaceful" during the 2015-2016 terror wave (“The Knife Intifada”), which included numerous stabbing attacks.

To justify murder as legitimate and “peaceful,” PA leaders and officials cite UN Resolution 3236 which "recognizes the right of the Palestinian people to regain its rights by all means." The PA interprets "all means" as including violence against civilians. However, this distorts the intention of the UN. The continuation of Resolution 3236, which is never cited by PA leaders, states that the use of "all means" should be "in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations..." The UN Charter prohibits targeting civilians, even in war. Chapter 1, Article 1, opens by saying that "international disputes" should be resolved "by peaceful means."

Hamas celebrates 28th anniversary with play depicting kidnapping of Israeli soldiers at Birzeit University 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Dec. 17, 2015

Headline
: “In video and pictures – the Hebrew media: Hamas celebrated at Birzeit by kidnapping soldiers”
    “The Hebrew media closely followed the ceremony organized by the Hamas student bloc at Birzeit University to mark the 28th anniversary of the launch (Intilaqa) of the movement. The Hebrew media stated the ceremony was large and was held despite the fact that the occupation had arrested a number of Islamic Bloc activists yesterday [Dec. 16, 2015] in the early hours of the morning. It appears that a play depicting the kidnapping and murder of Israeli soldiers stirred the Hebrew media, which broadcast excerpts of the play in which armed and masked [men] in [Hamas’ Izz A-Din] Al-Qassam Brigades uniforms are seen kidnapping Israeli soldiers.”

 
Fatah’s Jerusalem branch: We will continue the intifada in order to “thwart all efforts of the occupation and its Zionist fanatic gang to defile the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Dec. 16, 2015
Headline: “Fatah’s Jerusalem branch: continuing the resistance until freedom is achieved”
     “The Jerusalem branch of the Fatah movement emphasized in a statement published today [Dec. 16, 2015] that the ongoing confrontation with the security forces and standing in front of soldiers in areas of friction emphasize the continuation of the intifada… Fatah’s Jerusalem branch noted at the end of its statement that history is witness to the resistance of the children of Jerusalem and Palestine, wherever they are, in order to protect their homeland in the face of the strongest means of violence and destruction, in order to thwart all efforts of the occupation and its Zionist fanatic gang to defile the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque. The movement encouraged Palestinians to continue the struggle to obtain freedom and independence.”
PA government legitimizes terror attacks: Palestinians have “legal right” to fight Israel “by every possible means of struggle” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 16, 2015
Headline: “The [PA] government: Our people is exercising its legal right to end the occupation”
     “The [PA] government emphasized the Palestinian people’s right to carry out a national liberation struggle and protect itself by legitimate means from the occupation, the despicable violations of human rights perpetrated by Israel, its crazy settlement policy, and its crimes against the Palestinian people, which it has perpetrated and continues to perpetrate in front of the whole world. During its weekly meeting, held yesterday [Dec. 15, 2015] in Ramallah and led by [PA Prime Minister] Rami Hamdallah, the government emphasized that throughout the years of its long struggle, our people has been exercising its right, ratified by the international bodies and anchored in many resolutions publicized by the UN General Assembly, according to which peoples have the right to fight for self-definition and liberation from colonialism and foreign rule, by every possible means of struggle, which is in accordance with the UN Charter. Likewise, the government emphasized that our people will continue to exercise its legal right until the end of the colonial occupation of its land, the obtainment of its legal national rights to freedom and independence, and the establishment of its independent Palestinian state with full sovereignty over the Palestinian territories that were occupied in 1967, with East Jerusalem as its capital, based on international bodies and their decisions.”

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Performance of songs promoting violence on PA TV: “Where is the Arab rage?” “I`m coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood and street… Our war is a war of the streets” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Dec. 15, 2015


Official PA TV News reported on a performance of national songs at a Ramallah folklore festival, including the songs Where are the Millions, famous for motivating Palestinians to attack Israelis, and I am coming towards you, which incites to violence with “cleavers and knives”:

Song:
“Where are the Millions”
Lyrics: "Where are the millions?
Where is the Arab people?
Where is the Arab rage?"

Song: “I am coming towards you”
Lyrics: "I'm coming towards you, my enemy
Our war is a war of the streets.
I'm coming towards you, my enemy."

Official PA TV reporter: "The songs performed at the concert, such as the song: 'I'm coming towards you, my enemy’ which appeared after a series of military operations by Palestinian factions against the Israeli occupation at the end of the ’60s, and other songs, show the connection between these revolutionary songs and the current situation, in light of the the popular uprising."

Song: “Where are the Millions”
Lyrics: "The revolution [needs] men, it is not bought with money
The revolution [needs] men, it is not bought with money
The revolution of a people holding rocks against fleets…"
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Fatah Twitter commemorates movement’s anniversary with image of a hand holding a rock 
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Dec. 12, 2015

Image and text tweeted from Fatah Twitter account on Dec. 12, 2015

The image shows a hand wrapped in a keffiyeh and holding a rock.

Text above image: "Long live the anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian revolution"
Text on image: "The anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian revolution is approaching
Jan. 1, 1965
Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission"

Intilaqa – "The Launch" – i.e., 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
Fatah celebrates 51st anniversary with image of knife, bullet and rifle 
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Dec. 12, 2015

Fatah chose to celebrate 51 years of violence and killing to mark the 51st anniversary of its founding. It posted the above image on its Lebanese website, where the number 51 is made up of a knife, a bullet and a rifle. The text says "Revolution until victory."
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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.
Fatah official: Fatah found “the appropriate method of struggle for each stage” and “turned to armed struggle at the appropriate time” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 9, 2015
Headline: “Tirawi: Fatah continues to invent new methods to restore our people’s rights”
     “Fatah Central Committee member [and former head of the PA General Intelligence] Tawfiq Tirawi, said that Fatah has used all methods of struggle to restore our people’s rights. In an interview with Radio Mawtini, Tirawi stated yesterday [Dec. 31, 2015]: ‘The Fatah movement has set out to put the Palestinian people back on the political map through a variety of means.’
Tirawi added that ‘the Fatah movement has succeeded, thanks to its flexibility, in finding the appropriate method of struggle for each stage.’ He clarified that the movement turned to armed struggle at the appropriate time, and when conditions enabled it, and that it also took the path of popular uprising, in addition to political and diplomatic struggle, and appealing to UN institutions. He also said that the popular uprising is one of the methods of the struggle to restore Palestinian rights.”
Fatah official calls on Palestinians to increase “all types of popular resistance… because the settlers must be made to live in a state of fear and worry”  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 6, 2015
Headline: “Al-Aloul: The Palestinian struggle will not end until the defeat of the occupation”
     “Fatah Central Committee member and Commissioner for Mobilization and Organization Mahmoud Al-Aloul said that the Palestinian struggle will not end as long as the Israeli attacks continue, since the peaceful uprising is in response to the Israeli occupation government’s crimes against our people and the sites holy to Islam and Christianity. Al-Aloul emphasized yesterday [Dec. 5, 2015] in an interview with Radio Mawtini that our people will not be silent about the occupation’s crimes, and will continue to resist until freedom and independence are achieved… Al-Aloul called to increase the pressure on the occupation by all types of popular resistance, whether by participation in activities in the field, or by boycotting its products, in addition to the other types in which every Palestinian citizen needs to participate, because the settlers must be made to live in a state of fear and worry.”
Official PA daily applauds the “uprising” ‎and “Martyrs full of glory” who “paid ‎with blood”‎ 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 2, 2015
     ‎“Thank you for the millionth time to the ‎uprising of the young modern Palestinian ‎generations, who have brought about the ‎explosion of their intifada, which has just ‎passed its third month, while still fulfilling ‎all their obligations and paying a heavy ‎price with their blood and their colleagues, ‎the Martyrs (Shahids) full of glory.”‎
PA daily says Israel is “racist,” implicitly supports terror attacks against Israelis 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 30, 2015
Headline: "Israel and the path to the abyss"
      "100 years after the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the Balfour Declaration, and 118 years after the first Zionist congress, [our people] resists… and invents dizzying forms of struggle and resistance. The greatest proof of this is the mighty popular uprising, which broke out two months ago due to the lack of a political prospect and [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu's entanglement in the circles of dark terror… The greatness of the popular uprising lies in the fact that it is totally justified. Many thought that it was inevitable, because it arises from the pain, oppression, humiliation, and lack of prospect, and from the ugly, irresponsible and racist Israeli behavior! It is nourished by the details of reality. It is spontaneous, but not random. Its outbreak was brought about by generations of young Palestinians with great expertise in details. These young people know the thickness of the military uniform the [Israeli] soldiers wear, and know the herds of settlers' daily routine. They know the height of the terraces and roofs in the crowded neighborhoods, from which they will jump while fleeing pursuit. They know that stormy debates and tense discussions rule in every settler's home, and in every army unit."

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PA daily shows pictures of Palestinians throwing rocks with headline “Our Jerusalem, our blood” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 28, 2015


Headline:
“Our Jerusalem, our blood, our wounds”

The pictures show youth throwing rocks during conflicts in El-Bireh. In the left picture is a girl with a slingshot.
PA TV airs poem and song: “I return to Haifa… on a missile” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 27, 2015
Official PA TV program The Tune of The Revolution presented poet Khaled Al-Habar’s poem, I Return to Haifa. Al-Habar introduced the poem with following words: “We can return to Haifa with a missile.” (Return to Haifa is the name of a famous story by Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani, a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), focusing mainly on the themes of Palestinian struggle against Israel and for an independent state) and then read out the poem. Afterwards, a song version was was played during the ending credits of the show.

I Return to Haifa/ Khaled Al-Habar
“I return to Haifa, return to the place of the soul
On a bird’s wing, or on a missile…
I return to Haifa, return to the villages of Haifa
Hassan [Nasrallah] promised me and told me: [We will reach] what is beyond, what is beyond Haifa.”

Ghassan Kanafani – was a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and a writer who focused mainly on the themes of Palestinian struggle against Israel and for an independent state.
Fatah spokesman calls on “the entire Palestinian people… to escalate the popular uprising” (i.e., violence) 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Nov. 23, 2015
     “[Official] Fatah Spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan stressed that the new crime that the occupation has committed against two girls in occupied Jerusalem joins the [list of] worsening crimes of the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people, and stressed that crimes of this kind will only increase our people’s resolve and strength… Alayan demanded of the entire Palestinian people, in all its diversity and components, to escalate the popular uprising, which is now our only option at the moment, in light of what the Palestinian people is undergoing and the international and regional silence in the face of the occupation’s actions against the Palestinian people. Likewise, Alayan called on the national and Islamic factions to support this popular uprising, and not to leave the relatives of the Martyrs (Shahids) whose bodies are withheld [by Israel] alone in the battle to release their sons’ dead bodies. In addition, he called to the leadership of the Palestinian factions to join our popular resistance in the field, and not only through speeches and announcements. Alayan stressed that there will be no retreat, and saluted the sons of the holy city [Jerusalem] and the Hebron district for their legendary defiance against the occupation.”

Many of the terrorists in the terror wave that began in October 2015 are from Hebron.
Mahane Yehuda Market stabbing attack – On Nov. 23, 2015, two Palestinian female terrorists - Hadeel Awwad, 16, and her cousin Norhan Awwad, 14, stabbed and wounded a 70-year-old man with scissors outside the Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda Market. An Israeli policeman shot at the terrorists, who refused to drop their weapons. Hadeel was killed, and Norhan was wounded and taken for treatment in an Israeli hospital. An Israeli security officer was also wounded during the attack. The victim was later identified as a Palestinian from Bethlehem.
Image on private Palestinian Facebook page encourages Palestinians to stab Jews 
Source: Facebook page of Yusuf Shamasneh (private), Nov. 23, 2015

Image posted on the Facebook page of Yusuf Shamasneh on Nov. 23, 2015
Image shows a Palestinian with a knife in his hand standing over a Jew wearing a kippah (Jewish skullcap), holding him down, about to stab him in the neck, with the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock in the background.

Text under photo:
"#Stab_them_in_the_neck"
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PA daily op-ed glorifies stabbings and rock throwing and refers to terror wave as “the blessed popular uprising” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 21, 2015
Op-ed by Yahya Rabah, columnist for the official PA daily and a member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza
Headline
: “Help, O Jerusalem, help”
       “When we talk about the people’s preparedness to enter a new period of struggle, this does not mean miracles or detachment from reality, but rather seeing the reality and dealing with it seriously… which is the essence of the blessed popular uprising, which enters its 50th day with greater vigor, more wisdom regarding the [small] details, and greater ability to deduce the enemy’s plans, schemes, and obsessions… Haven’t the generations of Jerusalem taught us that wisdom lies in the [small] details, when the young people crumbled the boulder into small rocks, because these small rocks are the ones that hit the target? And because the little knife they hide under their skin is the one that hits the target?"
Fatah Facebook post promotes violence: “The rage of Jerusalem, the intifada continues… until the [liberation] of Jerusalem”  
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 20, 2015


Posted text:
“The revolution continues until the [liberation] of Jerusalem,
#The_rage_of_Jerusalem”
Text on poster:
“The rage of Jerusalem
the intifada continues, the revolution continues until the [liberation] of Jerusalem”

The poster is signed by the Fatah movement.
Abbas advisor justifies Palestinian violence against Israelis: It is like Texas where it is a "right" "to kill any armed person who intrudes on his land" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Nov. 20, 2015
     “[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein… said that most of the Palestinian political forces are participating in the popular uprising, but emphasized that the Fatah movement is the largest force and primary one advancing it... Abu Al-Einein emphasized in an interview with [the independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan that the Palestinian leadership is afraid that this uprising and popular activity will become military, and emphasized that turning it into such will cause damage and be more dangerous to the [Palestinian] public than the Israeli gunfire. Therefore, he called to form a political leadership in the field, so that the uprising will not deviate from its goals. What does the political leadership want from the popular uprising? Abu Al-Einein answered that the popular uprising exhausts Israel and its force, sows fear, and causes financial damage and damage security-wise, and that as long as the Israeli street worries, this is the value of popular uprising… Abu Al-Einein noted that the popular uprising will develop into an intifada in the coming days, but it will not be armed. However, on the same subject, he condemned the American bias, as American law in Texas matches the Palestinian situation, as it states that it is the right of every citizen to kill any armed person who intrudes on his land. According to Abu Al-Einein, the settlers are intruding on lands considered Palestinian, and taking over lands considered Palestinian according to international law, and therefore it is their right to fight the occupation by all means at their disposal.”

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PA Presidential Guards glorifies Palestinians that “watered the freedom with blood” 
Source: Facebook page of the PA Presidential Guards, Nov. 19, 2015
 

Image shows a map that includes the PA areas as well as all of Israel with a Palestinian flag over it, and the face of Yasser Arafat, also in the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Text on image, under map: “Children of a people like the people of Palestine, which watered the freedom with blood, will undoubtedly be victorious
The Palestinian Presidential Guards”
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PLO official: “The rock-throwing and knife-stabbing operations will increase” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 19, 2015
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted PLO Executive Committee member Mahmoud Ismail
PLO Executive Committee member Mahmoud Ismail: “All signs indicate that it [Israeli policy towards the Palestinians] will continue in the upcoming weeks or months, because the escalation [of measures taken against the Palestinians] will be responded to with a strengthening of the resistance, resolve, and pride, against the Israeli military machine. Consequently, the rock-throwing and knife-stabbing operations will increase, as well as all other options available to these young people, in order to confront this Zionist arrogance. [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu thinks that the current situation of keeping the world busy with the Palestinian problem, the oppression and aggression taking place inside Palestine against human beings, trees, and rocks, and against everything Palestinian – [Netanyahu thinks] that he will succeed in breaking the Palestinian will. [He thinks that] through expanding the settlement enterprise, which grows with every passing day… he will succeed in breaking the Palestinian will for revolution, resistance, and positive desire to fulfill our goals. He is mistaken.”
Incitement to murder on Hebron Radio Station: "Rise and strap yourself with bombs" 
Source: Hebron Radio Station, Nov. 19, 2015


Broadcast on Hebron Radio Station on Oct. 29, 2015 and Nov. 19, 2015. The station was closed down by the IDF on Nov. 21, 2015. 

Song lyrics, Oct. 29, 2015:  "Blow up the executor's innards, bring back the period of Martyrdom (Shahada)-seeking (i.e., suicide bombings), rise and strap yourself with bombs"
Statement by radio announcer, Oct. 29, 2015:  "Today, two more Martyrs (Shahids) watered the soil of the Hebron district with their blood"
Song lyrics, Oct. 29, 2015:  "Write in dripping blood, death to Israel, write in dripping blood, death to Israel"
Statement by radio announcer, Oct. 29, 2015:  "Hebron sacrificed a Martyr several days ago in the popular uprising, and now it sacrifices another Martyr, according to initial reports."
Song lyrics, Nov. 19, 2015: 
"Load your machine gun and advance, son of proud Jerusalem
Gird yourself with flames and capture the soldiers
Load your machine gun and advance, son of proud Jerusalem
Gird yourself with flames and capture the soldiers
Open fire, have no mercy, shoot the Zionists!
Advance with your men, O keffiyeh-masked one!"
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Fatah spokesman reiterates Fatah commitment to the rifle 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 17, 2015

Headline: “Fatah’s Nablus [branch] commemorated the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the founder and symbol Yasser Arafat”
“Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad stated that the Fatah movement continues to realize the Palestinian national interest, and called on the Hamas movement to distance itself from anything that delays the reconciliation.
This was stated during the Flag and Keffiyeh Carnival, held yesterday [Nov. 16, 2015] by the Fatah movement in Nablus, with the participation of governmental, national and civil institutions, for the commemoration of the anniversary of leader Yasser Arafat’s Martyrdom…
Moreover, Al-Ahmad referred to the popular uprising and welcomed it, and emphasized that it came as a natural response to the escalating crimes of the occupation against the Palestinian people…
In the same context, the movement organized a central mourning rally to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Martyr Yasser Arafat, and the declaration of the [Palestinian] document of independence in the village of Beit Furik, in the presence of Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul."

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Fatah official: Fatah is working to “strengthening” and “maintaining” the “Jerusalem uprising”  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 17, 2015
Headline: “Al-Zaarir: ‘The Central Committee has decided to postpone the 7th Conference and prioritize strengthening the popular uprising’”
     “Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Revolutionary Council Fahmi Al-Za'arir announced the postponement of the movement’s 7th Conference… Al-Za’arir stated yesterday [Nov. 16, 2015] in an interview with Mawtini Radio: ‘The Fatah movement’s 7th Conference has been postponed, due to the movement’s concern for strengthening the foundations of the Jerusalem uprising and maintaining it.’ Al-Za'arir stressed the importance of holding a general conference of the movement, but prioritized the Palestinian people’s goals, stating: ‘Holding the 7th General Conference is important, but since the establishment of our movement, we prioritize the realization of the Palestinian people’s goals, to end the injustice done to it, and protect all its parts.’ Al-Za'arir added: ‘The movement saw fit to object to the division of the Al-Aqsa Mosque according to areas and times, and the settlers’ crimes, including killing, destruction, and arson, as well as to support national committees working to protect the Palestinian citizen,’ and he clarified that these issues delayed the preparations for the movement’s 7th conference. In addition, he stated that he is convinced that the Palestinian people will continue its struggle and conflict against the Israeli occupation, whatever the price may be, until freedom and independence are obtained.”

"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.
Fatah Facebook page fuels violence with picture of stone thrower and text: “Revolution till victory” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 17, 2015

The picture shows a Palestinian throwing a rock beside a burning tire.

Text above picture:
“This is a revolution till victory, till victory #Palestine #the_rage_of_Jerusalem”
Large text in picture: “The rage of Jerusalem”
Small text in background of picture: “This is a revolution till victory, till victory”
Fatah Facebook promotes rock throwing and intifada 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 16, 2015

Poster signed by the Fatah movement shows a masked Palestinian swinging a slingshot and a Palestinian flag next to him.

Text on top: (English):

“Intifada
Until freedom and justice
Palestinians are fighting for their lives.
But Israel is fighting for the occupation”
Text at bottom:
“Palestinians are fighting for their lives”
Fatah Facebook posts picture of masked Palestinian youth with text “the rage continues” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 16, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement
Poster signed by the Fatah movement shows a masked Palestinian with a keffiyeh (Palestinian headscarf) on his head, holding a rock in his hand.

Text on poster:
“#The_rage_of_Jerusalem
The rage continues”
Fatah Facebook fuels tensions with picture of fist and Al-Aqsa Mosque with text “Rage for Jerusalem” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 16, 2015


Posted text:
“Rage for Jerusalem!
#The_rage_of_Jerusalem”

Image shows a raised clenched fist, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Text on image: “Rage for Jerusalem!”
Fatah fighter eats snake in terror promotion video 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 16, 2015

"These are the soldiers of the Nidal Division
Sons of Yasser [Arafat], Abu Amar
[Visual: Practicing kidnapping of Israeli soldier]
Lions standing guard in the battle field...
They inflicted disasters upon the oppressor
They are the heroes of a mighty people...
Volcanoes and fires against the occupier
A sniper unit in the battalions does not fear death...
They are the heroes of a mighty people...
Using RPGs and booby-traps, they did not leave even one settlement."
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Prayer for extermination of Jews at funeral of 2 Palestinians 
Source: Official PA TV Live, Nov. 16, 2015


Unidentified speaker at funeral
: "[Allah,] do justice to the oppressed against the oppressors, and give them victory over the tyrants, O Master of the Universe. Strike the Jews, count them and kill them to the last one, and don't leave even one."
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This PA TV live recording is from at the funeral of Laith Manasrah and Abu Al-Aish – two Palestinians who were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on Nov. 16, 2015, when the soldiers came to demolish the home of terrorist Muhammad Abu Shaheen, 30, who murdered Israeli Danny Gonen on June 19, 2015. The Israeli army reported that Manasrah and Al-Aish were terrorists who fired at Israeli soldiers and Palestinian reports said they were only observing the demolition when shot.
PA TV song: “My blood belongs to my land… there is nothing sweeter than Martyrdom… the blood of righteous Martyrs will water it [the land]” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 15, 2015



Song broadcast on official PA TV
: Story of a Hero by singer Shadi Al-Burini
"Mahmoud woke up and left quickly. He wanted to return quickly
[He told his wife:] 'Give me the rifle.' She said: 'Be careful.'
He told her: 'My land calls me. I'm going and my blood belongs to my land.
And if I do not return, tell Ahmad (i.e., their unborn son) "there is nothing sweeter than Martyrdom."
'My land will remain free, despite the occupation
When Palestine calls us, it will find us [ready] on the top of the hill.
This land raised free men, glory and suffering have been sown in it
Whenever it is thirsty, the blood of righteous Martyrs will water it.'
Mahmoud resisted and did not give in
This is what he was taught and what he learned
In his last breath he said ‘There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his Prophet’
And closed his eyes and smiled.
[His son] Ahmad, 14 years later
Martyrs do not die
We are a people that do not know fear
We love Martyrdom
Here in Palestine, here we remain."
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Fatah official at memorial for killer of 2: “It is the right of our young men to cause Israeli women to cry, even though our women make sounds of joy after their sons’ and husbands’ deaths as Martyrs”  
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Nov. 14, 2015
Headline: “Ramallah: Rally to eulogize Martyr Muhannad Halabi”
     "Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen declared his pride while standing in the presence of the Martyrs who rebelled for Jerusalem and the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Muhaisen saluted the soul of Martyr Muhannad Halabi, who detonated the Jerusalem Intifada, and emphasized that it is a revolution against the criminal occupation, which is supported by the fascist American administration. He said: ‘Maybe we do not have planes or tanks, but we have willpower that can defeat the occupation and achieve victory,’ and added: ‘It is the right of our young men to cause Israeli women to cry like our women are crying, even though our women make sounds of joy after their sons’ and husbands’ deaths as Martyrs.’"
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Terrorist Muhannad Halabi, 19, killed 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 police. Prior to his attack, in a post to his private 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."

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PA daily cartoon encourages rock throwing 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 14, 2015

Cartoon shows Palestinian firing a slingshot while overcoming all hurdles – “rift,” “the factions,” “agreements [with Israel],” and “the economy.”
Fatah movement supports "current intifada"; Palestinians at Fatah rally carried "weapons which they use in confrontations" with Israel 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 12, 2015
Headline: “Rally at Church of the Nativity to mark the anniversary of [the death of] Arafat”
     “The Fatah movement declared its support for what its spokespeople described as the current intifada while marking the anniversary of President Yasser Arafat at the [Church of the] Nativity plaza in Bethlehem. Dozens of Fatah people and various forces and activists gathered in the plaza, while the young people carried torches and weapons which they use in confrontations with the occupation… Secretary of the Bethlehem branch of Fatah Muhammad Al-Masri emphasized the movement’s support of the intifada against the occupation… Al-Masri noted that the Fatah movement is proud of the fighters and Martyrs (Shahids) of all factions, from Fatah and the National Front to the Hamas and [Islamic] Jihad movements.”
PA TV song commemorates Arafat: "Death for Palestine is good… We have not abandoned your weapon" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 10, 2015

"Yasser Arafat - I have written your name in my heart,
I have poured the blood of self-sacrifice on your path.
How can I forget my nation's catastrophe (i.e., establishment of Israel) as I say: Death for the sake of Palestine is good.
All the soldiers stood at attention.
They stood at your grave, saluting you
with the weapon of rebellion loaded,
with bullets which flew and greeted you.
You declared the revolution and continued to fight. No, you did not tire.
You did not give up on the principles. The heavier your burden, the more it strengthened you, Yasser. All the soldiers stood at attention.
We swear at your grave, by Allah, not to forget your name and your oath.
We have not abandoned your weapon. Your oath is an obligation which we will carry out, Yasser. All the soldiers stood at attention."
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Note: This song was broadcast 5 times in 7 days to commemorate the anniversary of Arafat's death (Nov. 10-16, 2011). It was again broadcast on Nov. 10, 2013, on the anniversary of Arafat's death. It also aired several times in 2015, most recently on November 10 on PA TV and on April 19 on Fatah-run Awdah TV.
PLO National Council emphasizes its support for the “popular insurgency” to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Nov. 10, 2015
Headline: "The National Council: ‘ It is necessary to support the popular uprising’ "
         "The [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) emphasized, on the 11th anniversary of leader and symbol Yasser Arafat’ s death as a Martyr (Shahid), the need to support our people’s struggle and popular insurgency which continues and escalates in the face of the occupation’ s aggression, terror and brutality...The PLO saluted our heroic people for its legendary resolve on its land, as it defends its holy places, its Al-Aqsa Mosque, and its right to free itself from the yoke of occupation.”
Fatah official praises “heroic acts” of Palestinian terror against Israelis, calls for a mass armed uprising led by Palestinian leadership 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Nov. 9, 2015
     “Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki said that the occupation will not succeed in advancing its aggressive plots in Jerusalem and Hebron, and praised the heroic acts being carried out by the young Palestinians against the Israeli enemy... He added: ‘Israel has no idea who it is up against. Allah created our people to be strong, and it knows to respond at the right time. Perhaps the whole world sees now how our young, using rocks, slingshots, and knives, are intimidating the occupation army, which is armed with all types of weapons, including nuclear weapons.’ Zaki did not rule out the possibility of the intifada changing its character and becoming armed, and responded by saying: ‘We cannot allow ourselves to accept the situation more than we have, let us let the street speak more.’ The member [Abbas Zaki] of the historical Fatah leadership called on the masses of the West Bank to take to the streets in thousands against the soldiers of the occupation and gangs of settlers, who are running wild and causing devastating corruption (i.e., term used about Jews in the Quran) everywhere. He emphasized that the street must be given priority, and that [we] should not be entrenched behind controversial issues or find excuses for not participating in direct confrontation with the occupier. Zaki demanded of the Palestinian leadership that it act to expand the confrontation with the occupation, and at the same time take full responsibility for the consequences of this step. He noted that it is impossible to put an end to the intifada, as it is being conducted according to the will of the people, which refuses to be humiliated by the occupation.”
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PA daily cartoon: Palestinian throws rock from oud for "freedom" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 9, 2015

Cartoon published in the official PA daily showing a masked Palestinian playing an oud whose neck ends in a "V" for "victory" and whose strings form a slingshot holding a rock. The title of the piece he is playing off his sheet music is "Freedom."
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Cartoon on Fatah website implies Palestinians don’t care if they’re shot by Israeli soldiers while rioting 
Source: Website of Fatah's Information and ‎Culture Commission, Nov. 8, 2015

Cartoon and text posted on the website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission shows an Israeli soldier pointing a machine gun at a group of Palestinians.
Text on cartoon:
Soldier: “I will shoot you”
Palestinians: “#so_what”
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"#so_what" is a new hashtag appearing on Palestinian social media as a slogan which is being used to encourage Palestinians to continue rioting, throwing rocks and using violence against Israelis. The words refer to a video that went viral, showing an elderly Palestinian man arguing with Israeli soldiers. A soldier points to rioting Palestinians, saying: "They're throwing rocks at us." The old man replies: "So what, let them throw rocks."
Fatah Facebook posts video of Palestinian woman stabbing an Israeli with hashtag implying indifference:”#so_what” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 8, 2015

Photo and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Nov. 8, 2015
Video of stabbing attack by Hilwa Salim Alyan
Posted text: “The stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack) carried out by the young Hilwa Salim Alyan in the Beitar Ilit settlement next to Bethlehem
#Palestine #Jerusalem #so_what"
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Hilwa Salim Alyan – 22-year-old Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and injured a security guard in Beitar Ilit, near Jerusalem, on Nov. 8, 2015. Alyan was injured by him and hospitalized.

"#so_what" is a new hashtag appearing on Palestinian social media as a slogan which is being used to encourage Palestinians to continue rioting, throwing rocks and using violence against Israelis. The words refer to a video that went viral, showing an elderly Palestinian man arguing with Israeli soldiers. A soldier points to rioting Palestinians, saying: "They're throwing rocks at us." The old man replies: "So what, let them throw rocks."

Cartoon promotes rock throwing to defend holy sites in Jerusalem 
Source: Website of Fatah's Information and ‎Culture Commission, Nov. 7, 2015


Text
: “Get away from us!”
The cartoon shows two Palestinians throwing bricks from a Star of David which they are dismantling. The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher are seen in the background, suggesting that Israel is Judaizing the holy places of Islam and Christianity in Jerusalem.
PA daily cartoon: Palestinian throws rock using "V" as slingshot 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 7, 2015

Cartoon showing a masked Palestinian making a "V" for "victory" with his fingers and using the "V" as a slingshot to throw rocks.
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PA daily promotes rock throwing with picture of Palestinian throwing rocks with slingshot 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 7, 2015


Photo published in official PA daily
Al-Hayat Al-Jadida on Nov. 7, 2015
The photo shows a masked Palestinian poised to throw a rock with a large slingshot.
The photo appeared on page 17 of the official PA daily, which was dedicated to pictures of “resistance.” It was the lead picture among other photos of rock- and Molotov-throwing and arrests.
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Fatah hashtag #so_what expresses indifference to Israeli outrage over Palestinian terror 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 7, 2015

Photo posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Nov. 7, 2015
The picture shows a masked Palestinian holding a knife.
Text on photo: “#so_what”
Examples of posts with the hashtag “#so_what”:  “The occupation threatens the residents of Hebron on a warm night. So what, let’s get warm :)”
“All the entrances to Hebron are closed. So what, let them close [them].”
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"#so_what" is a new hashtag appearing on Palestinian social media as a slogan which is being used to encourage Palestinians to continue rioting, throwing rocks and using violence against Israelis. The words refer to a video that went viral, showing an elderly Palestinian man arguing with Israeli soldiers. A soldier points to rioting Palestinians, saying: "They're throwing rocks at us." The old man replies: "So what, let them throw rocks."
Fatah official supports “the popular insurgency” and hopes it will “escalate” and become “intifada” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Nov. 7, 2015
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Fatah calls for violence and intifada on its official Facebook page 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 7, 2015
“No voice overpowers the voice of the intifada
A Call for escalation and resistance [...]
While we repeatedly emphasize that this uprising will continue and develop into an all-out intifada against the occupation and its settlers, as a popular and permanent situation in which our people demonstrate their continued walking along the path of struggle and resistance until the occupation’s defeat, we, the national and Islamic forces of the Ramallah and El-Bireh district, reiterate our commitment to continue along this path until [the achievement of] absolute freedom and independence in a fully sovereign state with Jerusalem as its capital, self-definition, and the return of the refugees to their lands, according to [UN] Resolution 194…
We call on our people to participate in the [following] activities:
- To consider Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, the 11th anniversary of the death of the Martyr, the late President Yasser Arafat, as a day of all-out escalation against the occupation…
- To consider Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, as a day of escalation in the field against the occupation and settlers in all regions of the conflict…
- On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 a memorial service will take place for the heroic Martyr, Muhannad Halabi, marking the 40th day since his death, at 1:00 p.m. in the Salim Afandi hall in El-Bireh, where our people will highlight the Martyr’s will: to continue the resistance until the occupation’s defeat”

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Fatah Facebook cover photo is masked Palestinian throwing rock from slingshot 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 6, 2015


Photo posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Nov. 6, 2015

The photo shows a masked Palestinian holding a slingshot drawn back to throw a rock.
The text states that Fatah changed the cover photo of its Facebook page to this image. On the cover photo is the name of the page: “Fatah movement / the official page”
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Fatah Facebook posts rock throwing picture with words: "The will of the people" 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 6, 2015

Photo posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Nov. 6, 2015
The photo shows a Palestinian using a slingshot to throw a smoke bomb. He wears a mask with the Fatah logo which shows two rifles.
Text above photo: “#The Fatah movement the will of the people #Palestine”
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Fatah posts famous Arafat quote encouraging violence and Martyrdom death: “Millions of Martyrs are marching to Jerusalem” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 6, 2015

The image shows Yasser Arafat.
Text on image: “Millions of Martyrs (Shahids) are marching to Jerusalem”
Fatah spokesman blesses terrorists, calls on Palestinians to support and escalate the “intifada”  
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Nov. 5, 2015
Headline: “Alayan demands that the merchants of Al-Wad Street and the Old City of Jerusalem be saved”
     “[Official] Fatah Spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan… called to the PLO, the Palestinian government, the private sector, and business people to formulate a campaign to aid the Old City and support the resolve of its residents and merchants. [Likewise he called] to go to it [the Old City] and increase the [Palestinian] presence in it… Alayan blessed the whole Palestinian people, especially in the Hebron district, (many of the Palestinian attackers during the terror wave October-November 2015 have come from Hebron –Ed.) which has proven that it can guard the back of people of Jerusalem, and which has sacrificed much blood during this uprising. The Fatah spokesman in occupied Jerusalem concluded his words by saying that this uprising or intifada will continue until the realization of our desire to establish a Palestinian state whose capital is Jerusalem. He called on the Palestinian masses to give it [the uprising] more support, and to escalate it.”

"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.

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PLO Executive Committee approves of "blessed popular uprising" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 5, 2015
Headline: “The president: ‘Israel must implement the status quo that existed in the Al-Aqsa before 2000”
    “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas said that Israel must implement the status quo regarding the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s status and the [Jerusalem] Islamic Waqf [Foundation] as it was before 2000, and not what it is trying to force now. The president added at the beginning of the PLO Executive Committee meeting held yesterday [Nov. 4, 2015], Wednesday afternoon, in the presidential compound in Ramallah: ’We have emphasized more than once to the relevant bodies that what Israel is trying to implement at the moment at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque is not accurate, and not right, and is a falsification of the facts.’ … [The committee] called for respect of the holiness of the site, including its entire plaza which sits on 144 dunam (approximately 35.6 acres -Ed.), as a site holy to Muslims, as the first direction of prayer and the third holiest [Islamic] sanctuary, which will not be divided in any way by areas and times, under any pretext… The committee discussed the situation of the district and city of Hebron and the crimes being carried out by the occupation forces and herds of settlers against the [Palestinian] citizens (this refers to the many Palestinian stabbings taking place in Hebron and Israel’s response to them –Ed.). The committee expressed approval of the widespread public participation in the activities of the blessed popular uprising, and emphasized that the great sacrifices the district made and is making will remain as a beacon which will light the path of liberation from the occupation and getting rid of the cancer of settlement and settlers, for the generations.”
PLO commission: Palestinian children who throw rocks are “fulfilling their national duty” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 4, 2015
Headline: “The Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs: Israeli law…”
      “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners [and Released Prisoners'] Affairs emphasized in a notice it published yesterday [Nov. 3, 2015] afternoon that the law for stricter punishment of Palestinian children that was approved in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) is part of a series of racist, vengeful laws… The Commission noted that what was approved by the [Israeli] Parliament regarding the increase of the punishment of minors accused of rock-throwing to 10 years, and [the establishment of] a minimum punishment of two years, is in contradiction with all international conventions and treaties, which speak clearly of the need to respect children’s rights, and treat them in a special manner. The Commission clarified that the goal of the series of laws enacted by the occupation government and the leaders of its gangs – politicians and military people alike – is to kill the Palestinian childhood, to deter children from fulfilling their national duty toward their land and holy sites, and to discourage them from resisting this occupier.”
PLO official: We must continue to escalate the “strong popular uprising”(i.e., terror attacks against Israelis)  
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Nov. 4, 2015
Headline: “Abu Yusuf: ‘ The efforts need to be consolidated in order to escalate the popular uprising’”
     “Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Wasel Abu Yusuf emphasized the importance of preparing the appropriate institutions for the continued escalation of the strong popular uprising, and also the importance of consolidating the national efforts in order to continue it. This together with activity at the international level to stop the escalating Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people... Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front [Wasel Abu Yusuf] said that the popular Palestinian uprising will continue in order to get rid of the occupation, as long as the latter [Israel] does not stop its criminal and aggressive policy against the Palestinian people. This requires all of the factions and forces to nurture and protect the popular uprising through all the extraordinary popular and militant actions they’ve carried out, in order that the Palestinian cause and its priority will return to the daily agenda of the national activity."
PLO: Palestinian children who throw rocks are “fulfilling their national duty” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 4, 2015
     “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners [and Released Prisoners'] Affairs emphasized in a notice it published yesterday [Nov. 3, 2015] afternoon that the law for stricter punishment of Palestinian children that was approved in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) is part of a series of racist, vengeful laws… The Commission noted that what was approved by the [Israeli] Parliament regarding the increase of the punishment of minors accused of rock-throwing to 10 years, and [the establishment of] a minimum punishment of two years, is in contradiction with all international conventions and treaties, which speak clearly of the need to respect children’s rights, and treat them in a special manner. The Commission clarified that the goal of the series of laws enacted by the occupation government and the leaders of its gangs – politicians and military people alike – is to kill the Palestinian childhood, to deter children from fulfilling their national duty toward their land and holy sites, and to discourage them from resisting this occupier.”
Palestinian video on Facebook promotes stabbing of Jews: "Cut, tear apart... Resist" 
Source: Facebook page of Gazan singer Osama Issa Al-Nashar, Nov. 4, 2015

Posted text: "Knock on Heaven's door with the head of a Jew"
"Stab, West Bank man"
Osama Issa Al-Nashar, Gazan singer:
Visuals: Scenes from stabbing attacks against Israelis
"Stab! Stab!
Stab, West Bank man and resist! Stab, West Bank man and resist!
Trample the oppressor under your feet
Never agree to the humiliation
Cut, tear apart, come battle!
O West Bank of [Yahya] Ayyash (i.e., Hamas bomb maker and inventor of suicide bombings), this is our Jerusalem!
From now on we will not agree to being humiliated
For your men love the ringing sound of their swords
And competed among themselves for Allah, how good is Heaven
Make volcanoes of war erupt at the front line,
shower the humiliated Jews with fire
Let fear come down on them, and let death come for them in a flash
Children of Zion, tell of the swords that were openly plunged in you
Your necks and heads, your buses and soldiers have tasted the taste of a stabbing ambush!"
"The Islamic Bloc - Rafah"
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PA daily cartoon: Rock is "best friend ever" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 4, 2015
 

Cartoon in the official PA daily states that the rock is the "best friend ever" of Palestinians.
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Fatah promotes more violence: “The intifada continues” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Nov. 2, 2015


Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Nov. 2, 2015

The image shows a masked Palestinian throwing a rock with a slingshot.
Posted text: “The intifada continues #the_rage_of_Jerusalem”
The same text appears on the image.
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PA daily: Songs encouraging violence against Israel gaining in popularity 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 2, 2015
     "In periods of relative quiet in the Palestinian territories, the national songs are less common, but during insurgencies and intifadas, which come one after the other, they stand out quickly from the first moments... In a stall behind the Arab bank in Ramallah, two young women turn over discs of national songs... At the same time, a young man is going around the Al-Manara Square in his car, playing Qassem Al-Najjar's song 'Do you know what intifada is?' (PMW editorial note: This is a very militant song. The video shows footage of Palestinians rioting and during clashes with Israeli soldiers, Palestinians throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails, burning tires. Also footage of dead "Martyrs" wrapped in the Palestinian flag. The video is full of Fatah symbols. The song, which is more like a speech, encourage Palestinians to engage in intifada and in confrontations and to cancel security cooperation with "the Sons of Zion," to "crush traitors and informers," boycott Israel etc.)
...Hamza Safi from the Al-Amari refugee camp, owner of the stall selling discs on Al-Irsal Street, said that the discs of national songs make up 90% of his sales at the moment because the prevailing national sentiment causes people to buy them... From another stall near the El-Bireh cultural center the song 'I come out to you, my enemy, from every home, neighborhood and street' is heard." (PMW has reported that Abbas' Fatah movement posted this song on its Facebook page, it includes the words: "I'm coming towards you, my enemy/ We're going down from every house with cleavers and knives/ With grenades we announced a popular war/I swear, you won't escape, my enemy...")
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Fatah official defends Palestinian ‎violence as “a natural right in response” ‎to Israel’s “crimes”‎ 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 1, 2015
Headline: “Muhaisen: The self-defense of ‎the citizens is a natural response to the ‎settlers’ crimes”‎
     ‎“Fatah Central Committee Member [and ‎Commissioner of Foreign Branches] ‎Jamal Muhaisen stated that the popular ‎uprising and the citizens’ protection of ‎their firm national rights, are a natural right ‎in their response against the Israeli ‎occupation government’s crimes.‎ In an interview with radio Mawtini, ‎Muhaisen added yesterday [Oct. 31, 2015] ‎that the occupation’s presence in the ‎Palestinian territories will be met with the ‎young Palestinians’ natural response. ‎Moreover, he noted that the field ‎executions carried out by the ‎occupation army against the Palestinian ‎people will be met with the civilians ‎protecting themselves and their rights…‎ Muhaisen stated: ‘The Palestinian actions ‎in the international arena continue, and ‎the popular uprising against the settlers is ‎escalating in order to confront the Israeli ‎aggression.’ He noted: ‘Our people is ‎making sacrifices in order to protect its ‎honor and obtain freedom and ‎independence.”‎
Fatah official: Murderers of 4 are “giants and leaders... Whoever succeeded in killing, this is a big thing” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 31, 2015


Member of Fatah Central Committee, Abbas Zaki:
“They [the Martyrs] are giants and leaders who have written the future of the region. These Martyrs of the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] have outshined the political leadership and scared Israel... Raed (i.e., terrorist who stabbed one) is not [just] a Martyr from [the town of] Sa’ir, or the Hebron district. Raed is just like Iyad Al-Awawdeh (i.e., terrorist who stabbed one), Alaa Abu Jamal (i.e., terrorist who murdered two), and Muhannad Halabi (i.e., terrorist who murdered two). These are pioneers. Raed is one of the greatest pioneers... I believe that, Allah willing, something will be built and named after him [Raed]. When Palestine is liberated, Allah willing, he will have at least an institution named after him, and a statue [made] of him... Everyone who loves Palestine and wants Israel to be scared, should salute [all] the deceased - whether they were Martyrdom-seekers, or Martyrs. Whoever succeeded in killing, this is a big thing, and whoever succeeded in at least scaring the Israeli pedestrian is also a Martyr.”
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Fatah Twitter commemorates terror-promoting cartoonist with cartoon promoting rock throwing 
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Oct. 31, 2015


Image and text posted on Fatah’s Twitter account

Cartoon commemorating deceased cartoonist Baha Al-Bukhari shows a Palestinian couple, the man holding a rock in one hand and waving the Palestinian flag in the other, and the woman raising two fingers in a V for “victory.”

Text: “We will continue, artist Baha Al-Bukhari, Allah have mercy on him
#Palestine
For the soul of Baha Al-Bukhari, we will continue”
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Baha Al-Bukhari was a cartoonist for Al-Ayyam newspaper. Some of his cartoons encouraged Palestinian violence against Israelis and reinforced PA libels against Israel and Jews. In October 2015, PA Chairman Abbas awarded Al-Bukhari with the Palestine Order of Merit for Culture, Sciences and Arts, explaining that his work “fits Palestine and its resolute and full culture.” Al-Bukhari died on Oct. 29, 2015.
Fatah’s youth movement holds vigil glorifying “hero” terrorist and supporting intifada, condemns Israeli “policy of execution in cold blood” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 31, 2015


Photo and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Oct. 31, 2015

Photo shows Palestinians affiliated with the Shabiba Fatah student movement holding a vigil of solidarity with their people and terrorist Raed Jaradat’s family, and supporting Palestinian intifada, next to the university in Ayn Misbah.

Text: “[Fatah's] Shabiba student movement and the student union council organized today, Saturday Oct. 31, 2015, a vigil of solidarity with our people, to mark opposition to the [Israeli] policy of execution in cold blood being carried out by the occupation forces against our people, and in support of their intifada, through a rally of speeches which took place next to the university in Ayn Misbah. Likewise, this vigil was held to show solidarity with the relatives of the university’s Martyr (Shahid), Martyr hero student Raed Jaradat, may Allah have mercy on him. Jaradat carried out a stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack) in the Beit Anoun area of Hebron, which caused the death of a Zionist soldier, and injury of an additional soldier, and was one of the members of the Fatah Shabiba movement in the Hebron branch of Al-Quds Open University."

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Fatah’s student movement encourages “the continuation of the popular insurgency” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 28, 2015
Headline: “Fatah’s Shabiba [youth and student movement]: ‘The ongoing insurgency will continue until the end of the occupation’”
     “The leadership of the Fatah Shabiba movement in the West Bank made a statement, in which it emphasized the continuation of the popular insurgency being led by young Palestinians in all arenas of the homeland. Likewise, it emphasized that the goal of our people is freedom, getting permanently rid of the occupation, the establishment of an independent state with its capital in Jerusalem, the release of our prisoners, the return of our refugees, and the removal of the settlements and the racist separation wall.”
PA daily praises Palestinians for ‎continuing riots and rock throwing in ‎the rain 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 28, 2015
“Youth throwing rocks at ‎occupation soldiers
during conflicts in El-‎Bireh”‎

     ‎“The incessant rain and difficult weather ‎have not extinguished the fire of rage in ‎the Palestinian chest, and conflicts with ‎the occupation forces broke out anew in ‎the Al-Shuhada Square (i.e., Square of ‎the Martyrs) in north El-Bireh, and ‎continued on and off until nightfall. ‎Demonstrators found cover from the rain ‎and wetness under umbrellas and in the ‎burning checkpoints, based on a clear ‎decision to keep the northern entrance to ‎El-Bireh, which has become a main center ‎of popular action, within the framework of ‎the insurgency for the Al-Aqsa [Mosque]…‎
The national and Islamic forces and the ‎popular activists in the district called for a ‎march, as part of the events of a new day ‎of rage for the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and the ‎prisoners and as a mark of protest against ‎the occupation’s crimes against our ‎people and its holy sites.‎
The march, led by the leaders and ‎representatives of the forces and the ‎popular activists, began at the ‎international committee of the Red Cross’ ‎building in El-Bireh, not far from the ‎northern entrance, after the weekly ‎Saturday strike for Jerusalem, which the ‎Supreme Council for Monitoring Prisoners ‎and Released Prisoners regularly ‎organizes.”‎
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PA daily shows pictures of Palestinians ‎throwing rocks with headline “Our ‎Jerusalem, our blood”‎ 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 28, 2015

Headline: “Our Jerusalem, our blood, our ‎wounds”‎
The pictures show youth throwing rocks ‎during conflicts in El-Bireh. In the left ‎picture is a girl with a slingshot.
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PLO member says Palestinian forces ‎agreed on a “battle plan… to continue ‎the popular insurgency”‎ 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 28, 2015
Headline: “Abu Yusuf: ‘We are working on ‎a battle plan for the continued popular ‎insurgency’”‎
     ‎“PLO Executive Committee member Wasel ‎Abu Yusuf said… yesterday [Oct. 28, ‎‎2015] in an interview with Radio Mawtini: ‎‎‘The residents of Jerusalem, whether they ‎live behind the [separation] wall or in front ‎of it, protect Jerusalem with their bare ‎chests, in order to prevent its Judaization ‎and the division of the blessed Al-Aqsa ‎Mosque.’‎
Abu Yusuf said: ‘The leadership of the ‎national forces yesterday (two days ‎ago) authorized a national battle plan ‎during its meeting, in order to continue ‎the popular insurgency throughout the ‎homeland, and to emphasize the ‎momentum of the popular participation, in ‎order to protect the rights of the resolute ‎Palestinians and obtain freedom and ‎independence.”‎

‎"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.‎
Fatah spokesman: Fatah supports the intifada 
Source: Al-Istiqlal (Palestinian independent newspaper), Oct. 28, 2015
Headline: “Abu Aita: ‘The goal of the intifada is to sweep away the occupation, and the attempts to bury it [the intifada] alive are doomed to fail’”
        “The Fatah movement emphasized its support for our Palestinian people’s ongoing intifada against the Zionist occupation and its herds of settlers on the path to the complete termination of the occupation of the Palestinian territories. The movement stressed that the Jerusalem Intifada is an important new stage in the stages of our people’s struggle against the occupation. Fatah Spokesman Fayiz Abu Aita stated in an exclusive interview with [Palestinian newspaper] Al-Istiqlal: ‘We support our people’s intifada in order to achieve its [the intifada’s] main goal, which is the termination of the occupation of the Palestinian territories.’ He added: ‘Our people is defending itself through this intifada, and is also protecting the first direction of prayer and the third holiest [Islamic] sanctuary (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Mosque), which is subject to daily attacks of the occupation and extremist Zionist settlers.’

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Fatah in Gaza supports “the popular insurgency” (i.e., violence) and calls it “legitimate resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 27, 2015
Headline: “Gaza: Fatah and the [Islamic] Jihad agree that the popular insurgency needs to be supported”
     “The Fatah movement and the Islamic Jihad movement in Gaza agreed to support the conflict with the occupation which is taking place in the West Bank and Jerusalem. Likewise, they agreed to protect the current nature [of the conflict], as what is happening is one of the characteristics of legitimate resistance…

Fatah Spokesman Fayez Abu Aita said that the meeting with the leadership of the Islamic Jihad was constructive and open, and that they discussed the mass insurgency in the Palestinian territories and ways to support it. He noted that the two delegations reviewed together the ways to support the resoluteness of our people in the Palestinian territories.

[Fatah Central Committee member Zakaria] Al-Agha emphasized the depth of the connection between the two movements, and said that it was agreed to hold another meeting during the next week in order to continue the dialogue regarding current issues, to maintain the media discourse, and to focus it on the battle against the occupation.”
Allah could kill all Jews, but Allah wants Palestinians to carry out Ribat (religious conflict) 
Source: Al-Msjed Al-Aqsa YouTube channel, Oct. 27, 2015

Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi, teaches Islam twice a week in the Al-Aqsa Mosque: ‎“Allah can annihilate all the Jews down to the last one, throughout the world. But what ‎does Allah want? He wants us to fulfill His command. If we ask ourselves: ‘How can I ‎fulfill Allah’s command?’ The most important thing I can do to fulfill Allah's command ‎when I am in the Al-Aqsa Mosque is Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed ‎to be Islamic) in the Al-Aqsa Mosque… ‎The Prophet [Muhammad] says about the Martyr: ‘His sins are forgiven with the first ‎gush of blood.’‎ Some privileges are bestowed upon the Martyr. The first: ‘His sins are forgiven with the ‎first gush of blood.’‎ The Martyr's second privilege: ‘He marries two of the Dark-Eyed (i.e., virgins) of ‎Paradise.’ His third privilege: ‘He advocates on behalf of 70 members of his family.’ […]‎ Let’s compare the privileges that are bestowed upon the Ribat fighter to the privileges ‎of the Martyr: ‘The Ribat fighter marries 70 of the Dark-Eyed (i.e., virgins).’‎ The Martyr gets two of the Dark-Eyed, while the Ribat fighter gets 70. 35 times more ‎than the Martyr. ‘He marries 70 of the Dark-Eyed, and can advocate on Judgement Day ‎on behalf of anyone he wants.’”‎
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Fatah officials says all "options of resistance" are open, today it is "knives" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 27, 2015
Headline: “Fatah organizes a demonstration with many participants in Gaza to show support for prisoners”
      “Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad said that the popular insurgency has one message: The homeland is the same homeland, the blood is the same blood, and our people are ready to make sacrifices in order to protect the national endeavor and its legitimate rights. He emphasized that our people will not reject any option among the options of resistance… and clarified that [in the past] there was battle with bullets and artillery, and now it is with knives, in order to instill a new concept from the lessons of the resistance to occupation.”
PA daily cartoon urges women to become rock-throwers 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 27, 2015

 
Image published in the official PA daily
Image shows a keffiyeh-masked woman swinging a slingshot with a stone, creating the Arabic letter Nun, which indicates the female form in Arabic verbs. The cartoon is meant to encourage Palestinian women to take part in rioting and rock throwing.
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Fatah encourages rock-throwing: "For the blood of our Martyrs that has watered the precious soil of the homeland" 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 27, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement
Posted text: “For the blood of our Martyrs (Shahids) that has watered the precious soil of the homeland from north to south. For Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque. For our courageous prisoners. For our precious homeland Palestine, Fatah’s Ramallah and El-Bireh branch and the Islamic and national forces call on you to attend the march that will start today, Tuesday [Oct. 27, 2015] at midday, in front of [Al-Quds] pharmaceutical [company] in Al-Balua, and end at the City Inn hotel/ ‘Beit-El checkpoint’ at the northern entrance to El-Bireh.”
Image shows a keffiyeh-masked man holding a stone.
Text on Image: “#The_rage_of_Jerusalem, the rage will continue”
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PA daily publishes image of woman swinging slingshot 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 27, 2015

Image published in the official PA daily
Image shows a keffiyeh-masked young woman swinging a slingshot.
Text below image: “El-Bireh: [A young woman] throws [rocks] at them with a slingshot”
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Fatah posts image of rioting with words: “Resist, resist, and resist again. #The_rage_of_Jerusalem” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 23, 2015

Image shows rioting, keffiyeh-masked young Palestinian men, in vivid colors.
Text on image:
“Resist, resist, and resist again.
#The_rage_of_Jerusalem”
Gaza Sheikh incites to violence: "People of the West Bank, kill, poison your daggers, stab and slaughter them… Blow them up" 
Source: Abu Hamza ‘Ashur’s Youtube channel, Oct. 23, 2015
Sermon by Sheikh Abu Hamza ‘Ashur in Gaza, published on Abu Hamzu ‘Ashur’s Youtube channel on Oct. 23, 2015

Abu Hamza ‘Ashur: “The time of demonstrations and processions, and requests and calls for help has passed. Harvest time has come, the time of operations (i.e., terror attacks) and the drawing of swords, and spilling of blood, and setting fire. O son of the West Bank, rage. In the name of [God] who placed the heavens without pillars, only rage will free this land. People of the West Bank, kill, poison your daggers and stab and slaughter them (i.e., Israelis). Blow them up, spill their blood and execute them, cut them to pieces, paralyze them, make the ground quake under their feet, trample their heads.
The next Martyrdom-seeking (Istish'had) operation (i.e., suicide attack) will be carried out with an explosive belt, Allah willing. This is what awaits you, this is what we are preparing for you. This is your nightmare. This is what the Jihad fighters (Mujahideen) are preparing for you. Wait and expect it. We will tear you to pieces through this, and turn you into lifeless bodies, scattered body parts, Allah willing. This is what will liberate our land, Allah willing.”

Fatah supports “the current Palestinian mass insurgency” and “did not throw down its weapons”  
Source: Donia Al-Watan News website‎, Oct. 22, 2015
Headline: “Fatah in Jerusalem: ‘We did not abandon the weapon, and we support the Al-Aqsa Mosque Murabitin”
      “The Israeli attacks and actions, which are escalating on the West Bank and have reached a peak, caused some Palestinian factions to accuse the Fatah movement of absence from the political scenes which are gaining momentum in the West Bank and Jerusalem, and of not adopting the mass insurgency. This is while the movement insists that it is an inseparable part of this insurgency. Official Fatah Spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan stated: ‘The mass insurgency in the West Bank and Jerusalem broke out as a result of the steps Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking, striving to create tensions in the area through his current extreme government.’
Alayan emphasized to Donia Al-Watan that the Fatah movement supports the current mass insurgency in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, through aid to the Murabitin (those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic) in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in different ways, such as organizing trips to Umrah and to Hajj in Mecca, and several initiatives to prevent the settlers’ invasions… He noted that the Fatah movement did not throw down its weapons, and that it stopped the negotiations, that there are those who use it to bash the viewpoints of the movement. Alayan said that [PA] President [Mahmoud] Abbas’ speech and the turn to popular steps are an inseparable part of the resistance and the adoption of all types of resistance.”
Palestinian video on Facebook promotes stabbing of Jews: Israelis are "doomed to death" "I stab a Zionist... I take revenge because I am a Palestinian Muslim" 
Source: Facebook page of Gazan comedian and actor Rafat Shurrab, Oct. 22, 2015


Text:
"#Jerusalem_Intifada #Al-Aqsa_awaits"

Rafat Shurrab, Gazan comedian and actor:
“This video is a message that I want to send to those occupying our land, that they are doomed to death...”

"I'm coming towards you, my enemy,
From every house, neighborhood and street
I'm coming towards you, my enemy,
From every house, neighborhood and street
I'm coming with my rifle and my faith
I'm coming towards you, my enemy
Our war is a war of the streets.
I'm coming towards you, my enemy
Our war is a war of the streets."

Remix of sermon by Muhammad Abu Rajab:
"My brother on the West Bank:
Stab! Stab! Stab!
Stab! Do not hesitate.
You won't find anything in our land but slaughter and stabbings.
And today a curfew is imposed!
Curfew! Curfew!"

Text:
"#The_intifada_continues #Stab"

Rafat Shurrab:
"I stab a Zionist, not because I belong to some party or group, I take revenge because I am a Palestinian Muslim."

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PLO factions are in touch with Palestinian street 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 20, 2015
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day, hosting PLO Executive Committee member Saleh Rafat
PLO Executive Committee member Saleh Rafat: “The leadership of the Palestinian national forces, which meets continuously and daily, publishes statements and sets out the basic activities on Fridays and Tuesdays. This is the leadership of the Palestinian national forces, which is mainly the PLO factions, and composed of all the districts of the homeland.
Official PA TV host: “And it is in direct contact with the street.”
PLO Executive Committee member Saleh Rafat: “Yes, it is in contact. I hear from time to time that they say that the factions are not in touch [with the uprising], and that the young people are not in touch [with the leadership]. Who are those students in Birzeit University, and the university students? They are student groups of PLO factions, who participate in these activities in protest of the Israeli attacks in order to discourage them [the attacks]. After all, the [Israeli] crimes that are carried out primarily in Jerusalem, and after that throughout the West Bank, provoke the feelings of every Palestinian.”

PLO official praises “heroic efforts” of Palestinian terrorists, but demands that the terror wave be kept “in its current form” and not be militarized  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 19, 2015
Headline: “Al-Salehi: ‘The popular uprising needs to be guarded in order to achieve its goals’”
      “Secretary-General of the People’s Party (i.e., a member of the PLO) Bassam Al-Salehi emphasized that different pressures are being brought to bear on the Palestinian leadership, and especially from the US, to stop the popular uprising against the occupation, and clarified that these pressures will increase due to a number of factors. Al-Salehi stated yesterday [Oct. 18, 2015] in a press release that what is important is not the international pressure, but rather the way these pressures are addressed. He added that all the bodies applying pressure have not contributed anything to the Palestinian position, and they want the situation to return to the way it was. In other words, that Israel will continue to avoid its responsibilities regarding the Palestinians’ rights. Regarding the current events, Al-Salehi clarified that the Israeli escalation, and especially in occupied Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, is unprecedented, and the summary executions of women and children are meant to create facts on the ground, and are consistent with the ongoing efforts to put an end to the national rights. He clarified that the Israeli escalation has been met with heroic efforts of challenging [Israel] by the Palestinian side in different regions, which enables the broadening of the popular resistance to the occupation and its exacerbation, in order to achieve the optimal result, which is the end of the occupation, and the establishment of a Palestinian state… Al-Salehi demanded to keep the popular uprising in its current form as a broad popular resistance movement in order to achieve its goals, and not to let it sway from its path in a negative direction, as happened in the second Intifada (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Intifada, PA terror campaign 2000-2005) and [not to] militarize it or bring it to the point of
PA MP supports Palestinian wave of violence, calls it third Intifada, and calls for it to continue 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Oct. 19, 2015
Headline: “Barghouti: ‘The third Intifada has begun, undermined the Israeli security forces, and fundamentally altered its significance”
       “[Member of Palestinian Parliament and] Secretary-General of the National Initiative movement Mustafa Barghouti emphasized that what is happening in the Palestinian territories is intifada, which has shaken the Israeli security forces and changed its meaning at its foundations… In an exclusive interview with the journalist in Palestine of the Lebanese newspaper Al-Nashra Muhammad Farawneh, Barghouti said that this intifada, whether it calms down or strengthens, is a new excellent situation, in which the Palestinian people in the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Jerusalem has understood that there is no place for negotiations with the Israeli occupation, and we are now at the stage of real struggle. Likewise, he emphasized that this intifada has succeeded in striking the occupation in its basic weak point, and undermining its defense forces… Barghouti emphasized that the intifada continues, and noted that although it is likely to weaken, in principle they have entered a new stage and its name is the Third Intifada. Likewise, he noted that what is required of the Palestinians now is that it continue, and that the internal Palestinian rift between Fatah and Hamas will end and they will put their differences aside.”
PA daily cartoon promotes rock throwing against Israelis  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 19, 2015

Cartoon in the official PA daily showing a Palestinian flag in which the triangle of the flag points toward a bleeding Israeli soldier. Inside the triangle, various means of Palestinian "resistance" are depicted, including music, painting, funeral processions, and rock throwing at the forefront.
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Fatah supports the “uprising for the Al-Aqsa Mosque” and emphasizes the Palestinians’ “right to resist” 
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 official on Palestinian terror attacks: They are “acts of bravery, I am proud of them”  
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 17, 2015


Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub:
"Clearly these are individual operations (i.e., terror attacks), however, they comprise bravery and composure. They contain a range of values that obligate the political elite and political and national Palestinian powers to see the will of that hero who wrote a blog. It can be a document they could teach in schools, on the meaning of Martyrdom-death -"
PA TV host: "Fadi Alloun (i.e., terrorist who stabbed one)."
Rajoub: "- and the meaning of patriotism... This is the Palestinian behavior in the field that comprises a high willingness to sacrifice. You see [an Israeli] soldier with a rifle fleeing [a Palestinian] with a knife or even one with nothing, or [an Israeli] scared in front of a Palestinian, only because he is Palestinian... These are individual acts of bravery, and I am proud of them. I congratulate everyone who carried them out. I say to you, we are proud of you... Whoever confronts, fights, dies as a Martyr, is arrested or injured – his identity is known. What I mean is that the fighter, the prisoner, or the Martyr, they are assets to the entire Palestinian people... The international community does not agree to a bus exploding in Tel Aviv. But the international community does not ask what happens to a settler or soldier in the occupied territories at the wrong time and in the wrong place. No one asks about him! Therefore, we want to fight in such a way that the world and the international community will remain by our side."
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Gaza university educational TV: Israelis fabricate stabbings, "throw a knife next to" Palestinians, stabbings are "wonderful heroic acts" and stabbers are "heroes" 
Source: Al-Kitab TV (educational channel affiliated with the Islamic University of Gaza), Oct. 16, 2015
Al-Kitab TV host: “Dear viewers, we must talk about the high number of Martyrs (Shahids) in Palestine compared to the number of dead Israelis. This is an indication of the violence and tyranny of the Israeli occupation. It’s true that the occupation kills many of us and they become Martyrs, but the number of dead on their side is low. This demonstrates the violence and tyranny of the occupation. Many of them [Palestinians] were executed in cold blood, and the occupation claimed that they had stabbed a soldier or a settler. It has become a sort of a game. Every time the settlers see a Palestinian walking by, they throw a knife next to him and claim he was trying to carry out a stabbing attack…  Eternal glory for the devoted Martyrs. We salute their families and wish them [the ability] to carry their burden with patience. We praise the young heroes who sacrificed their souls for Jerusalem and carried out these wonderful heroic acts. We kiss their hands because they are true heroes. We say to all the Mujahideen (i.e., Jihad fighters) of Palestine: ‘Mujahideen, keep your shoes, because the day will come when all the museums of the world will ask them of you.’”
Girl: “The Israelis fight with missiles and tanks, while we fight with rocks. [But] we are not afraid. They are more afraid than us, because they love life.”

Senior Fatah official "supports, with all his might, the uprising and intifada… aimed at defending the Al-Aqsa Mosque" from "defilement" and "Judaization" 
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Oct. 14, 2015
      “Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein stated: ‘President Mahmoud Abbas is the head of the Palestinian legitimacy and president of all Palestinians. The Fatah movement stands united at its people’s side, with no side-disputes and takes a responsible standpoint in our people’s recent confrontations.’ Moreover, he emphasized that he personally supports, with all his might, the uprising and the intifada of our young people, aimed at defending Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and this is the [Fatah] movement’s position. Abu Al-Einein added that the fact that the occupiers revoked his VIP document will not influence his position calling to support the uprising and the intifada of our heroic Palestinian people, in order to defend Jerusalem against the Judaization and crush the plot to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque according to areas and times...
Abu Al-Einin continued responding to the report: ‘There are no disagreements in Fatah, and there is no right and left. It leads its heroic people in crucial historic moments, and there is no room for supporters and opponents, in light of this crucial historic situation of our national cause. We will undoubtedly defeat the arrogance of the cowardly settlers who are protected by the occupation army, armed with billions of dollars, while we, our youth and our children come out with our cold weapons (i.e., stones, knifes, etc.) to fight back and to defend our Al-Aqsa [Mosque] from any kind of defilement.”

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PA promotes rock throwing among Palestinian girls  
Source: Al-Ayyam, Oct. 14, 2015


Headline
: “A Martyr from the Dheisheh refugee camp and dozens injured during incessant confrontations in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip”
Image on a front page article, shows a girl taking part in rock throwing.
Text below image: “A photo from the confrontations in Bethlehem”
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Hamas celebrates Jerusalem bus terror attack that killed 2 with reenactment video 
Source: Facebook of Islamic Bloc (Hamas), Oct. 14, 2015


On Oct. 13, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, Baha Alyan (22) and Bilal Ghanem (23) boarded an Israeli bus in Jerusalem with a gun and a knife and attacked passengers, killing 2 and wounding 4 Israelis. One of the terrorists was shot and killed by an Israeli security guard at the scene and the other was wounded.
The West Gaza branch of the Islamic Bloc, Hamas' student movement, published on its Facebook page a video reenacting the stabbing and shooting attack that took place on the bus in Jerusalem on Oct. 13, 2015. The video shows two terrorists, one armed with a gun and the other with a knife, boarding the bus and then stabbing and shooting the passengers.
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Abbas advisor calls for Palestinians to arm themselves “and confront the settlers,” saying this is Fatah’s official position 
Source: Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon, Oct. 13, 2015
Headline: “Abu Al-Einein: ‘My call to arm the citizens reflects the position of the Fatah movement’”
     “[Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein stated: ‘The revocation of [my] VIP document (the holder of a Palestinian VIP travel document is entitled to international passage free of fees, and VIP treatment –Ed.) because of my recent call to arm the [Palestinian] citizens in view of the settlers’ arrogance, is an honor for me. This step means nothing when Palestinian blood is spilled.’
Abu Al-Einein added that his call to arm the [Palestinian] citizens in order to confront the settlers and the occupation is the [Fatah] movement’s position, even if ‘some’ do not like it.
He noted that this is not only his personal position, and stressed his insistence on this call… It should be noted that the occupation informed Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein of the [revocation] of his VIP document during his trip to Jordan today [Oct. 13, 2015], (Tuesday).”

This article was originally posted on Falestinona, website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon. Fatah Central Committee memberSultan Abu Al-Einein's official Facebook page also posted a link to the article.
Cartoon encourages men, women and children to throw rocks for “Palestine” 
Source: Al-Ayyam, Oct. 13, 2015

Image and text posted in Al-Ayyam newspaper
Cartoon shows a Palestinian family armed with rocks and ready to attack.
Text above the cartoon: “The rocks of 2015!!”
Text on man’s arm: “Allah is with you, Abu Al-Abed.” A map of “Palestine” next to the text on the arm includes the PA areas as well as all of Israel.
Abu Al-Abed is the name of the character in this cartoon and other cartoons of Al-Ayyam.
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Abbas’ Fatah: Stabbing Israelis is “a symphony of love for Jerusalem” 
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Oct. 12, 2015

Cartoon shows a masked man playing a knife as a violin, using a key for bow which symbolizes the “return” of Palestinians on the backdrop of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock.
Text on tweet: "A symphony of love for Jerusalem. If the occupation wants to hear it again and again, it should continue invading Jerusalem, attacking our noble women and desecrating our Noble Sanctuary (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza) and our Jerusalem."
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Fatah-run TV broadcasts song famous for motivating Palestinians to engage in intifada against Israel 
Source: Awdah independent Palestinian TV channel, Oct. 12, 2015

“Where are the millions?‎
Where is the Arab people?‎
Where is the Arab rage?‎
Where is the Arab blood?‎
Where is the Arab honor?‎
Where are the millions? Where?‎
People lie in comfortable beds while millions suffer
In my chest is a [whole] gun magazine, where are you, my brothers?‎
The revolution [needs] men, it is not bought with money
The revolution of a people holding rocks against fleets
‎[They] sacrificed from young to old, out of obligation and not as a kindness...‎
Allah is with us. He is stronger and greater than the Children of Zion
Even if they hang, kill and bury [me], my land will not be humilated
My red blood will water the green with the flavor of lemon
The fire of revolution is getting stronger and flaring up. We are the victors.”‎
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The song has been broadcast regularly from August to October 2015, most recently on Oct. 12 (as of time of writing, Oct. 14, 2015).
PA daily praises Palestinians participating in “the uprising” (i.e., terror surge) 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 12, 2015
Headline: “Intense struggle in the way of the [Palestinian] cause”
     “The uprising has spread spontaneously throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip and within the Green Line – in the Galilee, the triangle (a concentration of Israeli-Arab towns and villages adjacent to the Green Line in northern Israel), the Negev, the mixed cities and even to the east of the city of Tel Aviv itself. In this uprising, the Palestinian people has clearly declared that the cause is one, the people is one and the goal is one… Thank you, heroic [Palestinian] residents of Jerusalem, who once again proved that the people is the original spring, and that this spring always overflows with giving.”
Most-read Palestinian paper posts drawing glorifying knife shaped as map of “Palestine” on its Facebook page 
Source: Facebook page of "Al-Quds," Palestinian newspaper, Oct. 11, 2015

The image shows a knife, the blade of which is a map of Israel with a Palestinian flag superimposed on it.
Text in image: “O heartbeat of the West Bank, do not go silent.”
PLO official supports “the growing mass uprising” and praises the “Martyrs” who died “defending the Al-Aqsa Mosque” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 11, 2015
Headline: “Al-Agha demands that the UN intervene and put an end to the Israeli aggression”
     “[PLO Executive Committee member Zakaria] Al-Agha condemned yesterday [Oct. 10, 2015] in a press release, the Israeli escalation [of violence] against our people in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and the excessive use of force which resulted in the death of 7 Martyrs (Shahids), and more than 369 wounded [Palestinians]. He expressed condolences to the families of the Martyrs who were killed today [Oct. 11, 2015] in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, while defending Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa [Mosque]. He added that the Israeli military escalation and the threats made by [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu and his army’s chief of staff [Gadi Eisenkot], to repress the growing mass uprising in various ways, will not deter our people, its fighting masses, factions, and forces, from continuing the path of struggle, adhering to the option of resistance, and defending themselves until the Israeli occupation’s defeat… He also emphasized that the battle for liberation has begun, and will only end when the occupation ends. Al-Agha praised our people’s mass uprising in Gaza, in the refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan, and wherever it is present, in support of the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Jerusalem, who are subjected to barbaric Israeli aggression…”
PA daily op-ed actively encourages “popular uprising” to “stop the crimes of the Israeli ethnic cleansing state and the herds of its settlers” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 11, 2015
Headline: “Preventing the spilling of Palestinian blood is resistance”
Excerpt of article by Hilmi Al-Ghoul
      “All the Palestinians - the presidency, the PLO Executive Committee, the government, the national activity factions, independent people, organizations, non-governmental institutions, and the different segments of the population – have called for popular resistance, and they are still standing determinedly by the uprising. They all want it to strengthen the role and status of the peaceful struggle, which is armed with bare arms and rocks in order to stop the crimes and violations of the Israeli ethnic cleansing state, and the herds of its settlers…
Heroic popular uprising is the legitimate right and obligation of every Palestinian citizen who is interested in protecting his national cause. Its main importance lies in the development, strengthening and spreading of the popular resistance throughout the homeland, in order to force Israel, the US, and anyone who has an interest in reaching a political agreement and realizing the two-state solution within the borders of June 4, 1967, to immediately and without delay fulfill the requirements of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, and put a complete end to the Israeli occupation. At the same time, the purpose of the activity to broaden the popular resistance and spread it is not losing the direction of the national struggle, impulsively rushing the Israeli death army forces and the herds of settlers, falling into their trap, making it easier for them to spill the blood of the heroes of the resistance and allowing pointless losses in their ranks…”

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Fatah student movement posts words from imprisoned terrorist encouraging intifada 
Source: Facebook page of Fatah’s Shabiba youth and students' movement, Oct. 11, 2015


Posted text
: “A letter from the engineer of the [second] Intifada Marwan Barghouti Abu Al-Qassam to our uprising (i.e., carrying out intifada) people”
Text on image:
“I am calling you to overcome your wounds, rise above the pain and move forward in order to protect the holy dream
Your brother
Marwan Barghouti”

Marwan Barghouti - serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks that killed 5 people: one in Jerusalem (June 12, 2001, 1 killed), another in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002, 1 killed), and one in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002, 3 killed). When arrested in 2002, he headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected member of the Palestinian Authority parliament.
PA daily presents stabbing attacks “protecting the holy sites” as positive 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 11, 2015
Headline: “How does Gaza support the West Bank and Jerusalem?”
     “This is the second week in a row that the cities of the West Bank and Jerusalem are on fire with confrontations with the occupation and settlers, after they have been marked directly as a target on a daily basis. The young have served as an active example of activities of the struggle and resistance aimed at protecting their land and the holy sites, after the occupation has claimed that ‘the adults will die and the young will forget,’ but the continuation of stabbing operations (i.e., terror attacks) and the marking [of the occupation and settlers] as a target decisively proves that no Palestinian will forget or remain silent in the face of the occupation’s arrogance and its settlers.”

Next to the article is a picture of a Palestinian rioter waving a knife as a sign of support for the recent stabbings.


Caption: “Protesting in Gaza in support of the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and Jerusalem”
PA daily op-ed glorifies the Palestinian "popular, all-inclusive uprising" (i.e., including violence)  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 10, 2015
Headline: “The national consciousness is master of the situation”
       “Thank you, O our Palestinian people, be praised and victorious. Throughout this popular all-inclusive uprising, which has extended from the northernmost point of the West Bank to its southernmost point, and in the heart of Jerusalem and our Al-Aqsa plaza, this popular uprising which arose in the Gaza Strip and within the green line, and also in the Palestinian diaspora, near and far, within this ongoing uprising, you have succeeded, O my noble people, in delivering a new blow to the settlement, which is the vault of all the evil and the essence of the decay of the occupation and the ugliness of the Israeli arrogance, which [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu represents in the ugliest way.”
PA parliament member at funeral for murderer of 2: “The funeral of Martyr Muhannad Halabi is [the sign of] the beginning of the third intifada… Palestinians have chosen to die as Martyrs”  
Source: Wattan (independent Palestinian news agency)‎, Oct. 9, 2015
Headline: “Barghouti: ‘Martyr Muhannad Halabi’s funeral is [the sign of] the beginning of the third intifada’”
      “Palestinian Parliament member Mustafa Barghouti said that the funeral of Martyr (Shahid) Muhannad Halabi (i.e., terrorist who stabbed two to death) is [the sign of] the beginning of the third intifada. Barghouti added to Wattan: ‘The funeral of Martyr Muhannad Halabi, thought to be the biggest in history in Ramallah and El-Bireh, is [a sign of] the beginning of the third intifada which has broken out in all the regions in which Palestinians are found.’ He added that what is happening in the field is thousands of young people going out to confront the occupation without fear of its bullets and [gas] grenades. In reality, there is an intifada, national battle, and general mobilization, as the Palestinians have chosen to die as Martyrs, while resisting.”
Cartoon of Palestinian throwing rock promotes violence 
Source: Al-Ayyam, Oct. 9, 2015


Text in image
: “Advance, advance”
The cartoon shows a Palestinian throwing a rock, with a Palestinian flag in the background. The cartoon appeared during a wave of Palestinian riots, violence and terror attacks.
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Fatah Twitter glorifies rock throwing 
Source: Fatah Twitter account, Oct. 9, 2015

Tweet by Abbas' Fatah shows a picture of a masked Palestinian with a rock in his hand.
Text of Tweet:  "Rock, rock, a rock in my hand, and my blood on my second hand.
With them I have defeated death and fate... #the_rage_of_Jerusalem"
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Fatah official: Stabbings and rock throwing are Palestinian self "defense" 
Source: Anadolu Agency, Turkish news agency, Oct. 9, 2015
Statement by Abbas Zaki, member of Fatah's Central Committee, published on the website of  Fatah's European Information and Culture Commission and on Anadolu Agency, a Turkish news agency, on Oct. 9, 2015      
      "We are defending ourselves today, and will continue to defend ourselves. We are not in favor of escalation. However, the occupation is the one that kills, destroys, and attacks our cities and villages. Of course the defense differs from Palestinian to Palestinian, and there are some among us who defend with a rock, and those who defend with a knife."
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Hamas preacher waves knife: ‎‎"The truth of Islam is coming... go out… attack" 
Source: Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas), Oct. 9, 2015

Sheikh Muhammad Salah Abu Rajab, Al-Abrar Mosque in Rafah, Gaza Strip:‎
     ‎“’Khaibar, oh Jews!’ (i.e., village where Jews were killed by Muhammad's army in 628). The army ‎of Muhammad has begun to return from Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Yemen and Saudi Arabia... My brother on ‎the West Bank, stab! ... Paradise is adorned with spears and daggers... The men of Gaza are digging in ‎the ground, taking out what is in it, and have crossed the borders. They have taken their revenge, O ‎Messenger of Allah. People of the West Bank, you saw how the soldiers ran away... Today is the day. ‎‎[Jews are under] curfew. Curfew, curfew... You won't find anything in our land but slaughter. You ‎won't find anything in our land but slaughter and stabbing... The truth is coming, the truth of Islam... ‎Young people of the West Bank, go out in threes, fours, attack. Some will hold the [Jews'] hands, and ‎the others will stab with axes and cleavers.‎
‎[Sheikh quotes lyrics from popular song:]‎ ‎‘I'm coming towards you, my enemy.‎ From every house, neighborhood and street, I'm coming towards you, my enemy with cleavers and knives. From every house, neighborhood and street...’‎
Men of the West Bank, in [your] next attack, attack in groups - three, four, five together. Cut [the ‎Jews] to pieces.”‎
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PA daily publishes image of women rock throwers 
Source: Al-Ayyam, Oct. 9, 2015


Headline
: “The confrontations on Thursday: Two Martyrs, dozens injured and 4 stabbing operations”
Photo on front page article, shows a young woman taking part in rock-throwing against Israeli military forces.
Text below image:“Young people throwing stones at the occupation forces near the settlement of Beit-El, north of El-Bireh”
Photo by Agence France-Presse news agency.
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Cartoon in PA daily shows soldier being pelted by rocks  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 8, 2015

Cartoon showing a [presumably Israeli] soldier being stoned by rocks falling from the sky like rain.
Text: “Winter has returned…”
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Terrorist stabber encourages stabbing ‎attacks a few weeks before his own ‎attack 
Source: Facebook page of Homam Is’eed‎, Oct. 8, 2015
Text posted on Palestinian terrorist ‎Homam Is’eed’s Facebook page on Oct. 8, a few ‎weeks before he carried out a stabbing ‎attack:
 

Posted text: “Buy five knives, get a free ‎axe. Offer is valid until the liberation of ‎the Al-Aqsa Mosque”‎

Text and photo posted on Is'eed's Facebook page on Oct. 9, a few weeks before he carried out a stabbing attack:


Posted text: ‎“There are settlers there, go and stab [them!]”‎

Homam Is’eed – A 23-year-old ‎Palestinian terrorist who tried to stab ‎Israeli soldiers near Hebron on Oct. 27, ‎‎2015. He was shot and killed by Israeli ‎soldiers.‎
PLO official: A new intifada is possible and the Palestinians are “willing to make sacrifices” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 8, 2015
Headline: "Abu Yusuf: 'The popular uprising is open to all possibilities"
       “Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Wasel Abu Yusuf said that the ongoing threats of the occupation are a failing attempt to break the will of the Palestinian people and prevent it from protecting its rights to freedom, liberation, and self-definition. Abu Yusuf emphasized that the ongoing aggression of the occupation will not lessen the determination of the Palestinian people, in light of the strong popular uprising taking place in the occupied territories that is open to all possibilities and the outbreak of a new Palestinian intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel). Likewise, he emphasized that the Palestinian people will not sit idly by in the face of the occupation's aggression, and that it is willing to make sacrifices in order to achieve its goals – liberation, the end of the occupation, and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with full sovereignty and its capital in Jerusalem. In addition, he said that [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu's threats to use an iron fist against our people express the old-new Zionist policy, and are a futile means of revenge that has proven its failure and increased the determination of our people to confront the occupation."
PA National Forces in Jerusalem stoke tensions, saying there is “no choice but to confront” Israel 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 8, 2015
Just four days after Palestinian terrorist Muhannad Halabi stabbed two Israelis to death in Jerusalem and six days after terrorists shot and murdered two young parents in the West Bank, the PA National Forces made this statement encouraging Palestinians to continue the violence and “confront the occupation”:
Headline
: “National forces in Jerusalem call to confront the occupation and its settlers”
      “The national forces in occupied Jerusalem called to confront the occupation and its herds of settlers by defending our land, our honor, and our holy sites. The forces stated in a press release yesterday [Oct. 7, 2015] that ‘The fact that the occupation government continues to act against Jerusalem and its residents leaves us with no choice but to confront them…’ Likewise, the forces called to help the relatives of the Martyrs (Shahids) whose homes were destroyed, and emphasized that they will not allow the relatives of Martyrs to be prey for the occupation.”

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Abbas spokesman “salutes” Palestinians “who have risen up in order to protect their Al-Aqsa Mosque” and "particularly those carrying out Ribat" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 8, 2015
     "The Fatah Central Committee held a meeting yesterday led by President [Mahmoud] Abbas, which began with the reading of the [Quranic Sura of] Al-Fatiha for the souls of our righteous Martyrs (Shahids)…
[Spokesman for PA Chairman Abbas and] Fatah Central Committee member and its official spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina... said that the Fatah Central Committee salutes the vast masses of our people who have risen up in order to protect their Al-Aqsa Mosque and the sites holy to Islam and Christianity in Jerusalem, and particularly those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there. In addition, the committee saluted the masses of our people, who have come out against the terrorist settlers who are murdering [Palestinians] in all the refugee camps, cities, and villages of the brave West Bank. The committee emphasized that the Fatah movement is, as ever, at the head of the national project, and it unites today with the masses of our people in defending their holy sites, land, homes, lives and farms. In addition, he [Rudeina] called to maintain the character of the popular resistance as part of a comprehensive national strategy and non-deterioration to the Israeli cycle [of violence].”

In August 2013, Israel agreed to release 104 Palestinian terrorists from prison, which was the PA's precondition for renewing peace talks. The terrorists were released in stages. The first group of 26 was released on Aug. 13, 2013. The second group of 26 was released on Oct. 30, 2013. The third group of 26 was released on Dec. 30, 2013. The fourth group was scheduled to be released on March 29, 2014, but Israel delayed their release while negotiating the terms for continuation of the peace talks. When the PA submitted requests for admission as a state to several international bodies, Israel cancelled the release.
Fatah official implicitly legitimizes terror against Israelis and fuels tensions 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 7, 2015
Fatah Central Committee Member Jamal Muhaisen legitimizes the murder of Israeli civilians:
     “Fatah Central Committee Member Jamal Muhaisen stated that the Palestinian people has proven that its life and blood have little value (i.e., is not important) [compared] to support for the Al-Aqsa Mosque and achieving freedom and independence... Muhaisen stressed that it is important that the popular uprising (i.e., recent individual terror attacks) increases, in order to deal with the occupation’s crimes and the settlers. He clarified that the settlers’ presence is illegal, and therefore every measure taken against them is legitimate and legal.”
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PLO official: Killing of Israeli parents of 4 children was "national duty"  
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 6, 2015

 

Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted PLO Executive Committee member Mahmoud Ismail:
Official PA TV host: "Are they [killers of Henkin couple] from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) or from Hamas?"
PLO Executive Committee member Mahmoud Ismail: “There is no need to return to the argument and dispute about who carried out the operation. There is no need to announce it and boast of having done it. One fulfills his national duty voluntarily, as best as one can.”
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The Henkin murders - Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin (also an American citizen) were murdered in a shooting attack on Oct. 1, 2015, on the road between Itamar and Elon Moreh near Nablus. Their four children, aged 9, 7, 4, and 4 months, who were in the car and witnessed the murders, were not physically injured.
Although the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades of Fatah originally took credit, five Hamas terrorists were arrested by Israel and confessed to the murders.

Palestinian video on Facebook promotes stabbing of Jews 
Source: Facebook page of Jabal Almukebar, Oct. 6, 2015


Posted text:
"Rise and resist
#Stab and do not fear, Al-Aqsa awaits you
"Rise and make Intifada"
#Free_men_of_Al-Aqsa"
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PA daily reports on call to “stand up against the invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to ward off [the invasions] with [their] blood and soul” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 5, 2015
Headline: “Official condemnation by the factions of the Israeli aggression and the settlers’ terror in the West Bank”
     “The [Palestinian] national forces in occupied Jerusalem announced a general strike yesterday, Sunday [Oct. 4, 2015] in mourning of the souls of Martyrs Fadi Aloun and Muhannad Halabi (i.e., terrorist who stabbed an Israeli and terrorist who killed two). In their announcement, the forces stressed the need to close ranks and unite them in the field in order to confront the occupation authorities and its settler gangs, and called on all their members and the popular committees in Jerusalem to stand against the settlers’ terror and not to leave our people prey for their hatred. Furthermore, they called on all their members to stand up against the invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to ward off [the invasions] with [their] blood and soul.”

Muhannad Halabi killed 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 private 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."

Fadi Alloun stabbed and injured Israeli citizen Moshe Malka (15) near the Old City in ‎Jerusalem on Oct. 3, 2015. He fled and was shot dead by Israeli police
PA official says “Palestine has entered a stage of all-out popular intifada,” do not let the “heroic struggle” be stopped by negotiations 
Source: Donia Al-Watan News website‎, Oct. 5, 2015
Headline: “Barghouti: ‘Palestine has entered a stage of all-out intifada’”
      “Secretary-General of the National Initiative Movement Dr. Mustafa Barghouti stated that Palestine has entered a stage of all-out popular intifada and that the heroic struggle against the occupation’s soldiers and the herds of settlers taking place in the other occupied territories are reviving the first intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, 1987-1993). Barghouti added that the main goal of the new intifada is to change the balance of power in favor of the Palestinian people and to defeat Israel’s attempts to destroy the Palestinian cause, and relegate it to the sidelines on the international level. Barghouti said that the most important guarantee to the success of this intifada is to immediately form a unified national leadership, as was done in the first intifada. Barghouti warned of pressure or external attempts to stop the popular uprising through talk of new negotiations with the [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu government, or by dragging the Palestinians to projects that will not realize the rights of the Palestinian people.”
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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Gazan preacher: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque awaits the heroes of the West Bank to launch Jihad, and kill every settler and every traitor they come across.” 
Source: Facebook page of the Abdallah Azzam Mosque in Gaza, Oct. 5, 2015
Sheikh Muhammad Abu Sa’ada, sermon at the Abdallah Azzam Mosque in Gaza. Posted on the mosque’s Facebook page.
Sheikh Muhammad Abu Sa’ada: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque awaits its Mujahideen (i.e., Jihad fighters), and its Martyrdom-seekers. The Al-Aqsa Mosque is waiting, and it knows that even if the occupier desecrates the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the heroes of Gaza are making preparations and are digging tunnels that lead to Al-Aqsa, and one day they will emerge in the [Al-Aqsa Mosque] plaza, the streets, and alleys, and proclaim: Allah is great! And will announce general mobilization against the brothers of apes and pigs… The Al-Aqsa Mosque awaits the heroes of the West Bank to launch Jihad, and kill every settler and every traitor they come across. Al-Aqsa awaits heroes.
We will be victorious, Allah willing, because Allah is with us. We will be victorious, Allah willing, because it was promised by God’s Messenger [Muhammad]. We will win, Allah willing, because there are Mujahideen, Murabitin (i.e., those who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) and Martyrdom-seekers. We will be victorious, Allah willing, because there are people among us who strap explosive belts on their bodies, and look forward to their journey to Paradise, to meet [Islam’s] Prophet Muhammad and his companions. By Allah we will be victorious, Allah willing… We await a decision from our leader, who will tell us: “None of you will pray the afternoon prayer anywhere but in Tel Aviv. We will be victorious. We can see this moment, it is imminent.”


PLO official: Stabbing attack in Jerusalem was “natural response”, calls to “continue the resistance in all its forms” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Oct. 4, 2015
Headline: “Abu Yusuf: Our people will continue on the path of struggle”
     “Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front and PLO Executive Committee member Wasel Abu Yusuf condemned the Israeli policy of escalation being implemented by the occupation authorities against our people in occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank… and stressed that the Palestinian people will continue on the path of struggle with all means in order to protect its land and holy places, and will arm itself with its legal and natural right to resist the occupation by all means, a right stipulated by international bodies and the UN Charter and its decisions… In addition, he stated that the escalation of [Palestinian] popular resistance and the Martyrdom-death of the two youths in occupied Jerusalem, Muhannad Halabi and Fadi Samir Alloun, as well as the following invasions of the cities and villages of the West Bank, the settlers’ attacks against West Bank villages under the protection of the occupation army and the wounding of several citizens, compel us to come out against the Israeli schemes, stand up against the aggressive attack, defend our land, and continue the resistance in all its forms. Likewise, he welcomed the actions of popular resistance, especially the stabbing attack in Jerusalem which was a natural response to the crimes of the occupation.”

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Fatah posts image encouraging stabbing Jews on its Facebook page  
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 4, 2015

Image and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement
Image shows a religious Jew screaming in pain with a knife stuck in his shoulder. The Palestinian flag is on the blade of the knife and in the background Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the Dome of the Rock.
Text in Arabic and in Hebrew on top of image: “Here is Jerusalem, you crazies, beware!”
Text on bottom of image: “Design: Ali Fa’our
All rights reserved”
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Fatah spokesman: “The time has come to get rid of the occupation… [we are] ready to sacrifice more”, we will oppose both Israeli soldiers and civilians  
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Oct. 4, 2015
Headline: “Assaf: ‘The time has come to get rid of the occupation, and we are willing to pay the price’”
      “Official Fatah Spokesman Ahmad Assaf stated: ‘The time has come to get rid of the occupation and obtain freedom and independence,’ and emphasized that our people, which has made heavy sacrifices, is ready to sacrifice more, and it is the only one that will determine its self-definition in a free and independent state with its capital in Jerusalem. Assaf added in an interview with Mawtini Radio on Sunday [Oct. 4, 2015] morning that the occupation’s crimes and its direct executions of our young will not scare us, and will not prevent us from defending our Al-Aqsa [Mosque], our land, and our homes, but will rather increase our challenging [of this occupation] and insistence on opposing this occupation with all its components, soldiers and settlers alike. In addition, he called on our people to be vigilant and united in their stand against the settler terrorists in order to block their way, and not allow them to isolate our families and children. Regarding [Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu’s statements, which placed the blame for the occurring events on Fatah and its leadership, Assaf said that the only ones responsible for all that is happening are Netanyahu and his right wing extreme government, the government of the settler murderers… Likewise, the Fatah movement saluted our many people in all the cities, villages, and refugee camps, first among them Jerusalem, the capital, and its Murabitin (those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic), who defend their land, homes, and Al-Aqsa [Mosque] bravely and courageously.”
Palestinian researcher on PA TV: Terror attacks that kill Israeli civilians are “acts of resistance” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 3, 2015
Official PA TV program Palestine this Morning, hosting Samir Zaquot, coordinator of research units in the Al-Mezan Center in Gaza
Samir Zaquot: "Today [Oct. 3, 2015] two settlers were killed on the West Bank, they were on occupied land, and they are part of the occupation, which means that the killing operations which the Palestinians carry out against settlers are not war crimes, but rather acts of resistance."

The Henkin murders - Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin (also an American citizen) were murdered in a shooting attack on Oct. 1, 2015, on the road between Itamar and Elon Moreh in the West Bank. Their four children, aged 9, 7, 4, and 4 months, were also in the car and witnessed the murders, but were not physically injured.
Five suspects in the murder, members of a Hamas terrorist cell, were arrested by Israel and confessed to the murders. The leader of the group, Ragheb Ahmad Muhammad Aliwi, has served time in an Israeli prison for security related crimes.

Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights – founded in Gaza in 1999, its stated goals are the promotion and protection of human rights in Palestine, and especially in the Gaza Strip.
NGO-monitor has documented that the Al-Mezan Center is active in many campaigns against Israel, delegitimizes Israel’s right to exist, and is a signatory to the Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS which calls for an end to Israel’s “occupation,” and advocates Palestinians’ right of return to all of Israel.
Terrorist’s post a day before his stabbing killing 2 says third Intifada has begun 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Oct. 2, 2015


Text and image from terrorist Muhannad Halabi's private Facebook page, published on Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), and on the Al-Jazeera news website on Oct. 2, 2015:


"According to what I see, the third Intifada has begun.
What is happening to the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] is what is happening to our holy places and the way of our Prophet [Muhammad] and what is happening to the women of Al-Aqsa and our mothers and sisters.
I do not believe that the people will succumb to humiliation.
The people will rise up (literally “make intifada”), it will indeed make intifada."
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Note: Muhannad Halabi killed 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 private 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 justifies terror attack that killed parents in front of their children as “natural response to the herds of settlers’ crimes” 
Source: Official Fatah Facebook page, Oct. 2, 2015
      “Fatah Central Committee member [and chairman of its parliament faction] Azzam Al-Ahmad said in response to the Itamar operation (i.e., terrorist attack in which Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin were murdered): ‘The operation is a natural response to the herds of settlers’ crimes, and the occupation government is responsible for the events in the region.’”

The Henkin murders - Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin (also an American citizen) were murdered in a shooting attack on Oct. 1, 2015, on the road between Itamar and Elon Moreh in the West Bank. Their four children, aged 9, 7, 4, and 4 months, were also in the car and witnessed the murders, but were not physically injured.
Five suspects in the murder, members of a Hamas terrorist cell, were arrested by Israel and confessed to the murders. The leader of the group, Ragheb Ahmad Muhammad Aliwi, has served time in an Israeli prison for security related crimes.
Fatah in Nablus claims that terror attack killing parents in front of their children is “natural response” to Israel’s “crimes”  
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, Oct. 2, 2015
Headline: “Nablus branch of Fatah: ‘The Beit Furik operation is a natural response to the occupation’s crimes”
      “The Nablus branch of Fatah said that the Beit Furik operation (i.e., terrorist attack in which Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin were murdered) is a natural response to the occupation’s crimes and its settlers’ rampaging.  The Fatah movement held the occupation government fully responsible for any escalation that would be carried out by its forces and groups of extreme settlers who receive a green light from the [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s government to carry out their crimes.
The movement stated in a press release that the Palestinians are protecting themselves, their homes, and their mosques which have been damaged by the settlers’ terror.”

The Henkin murders - Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin (also an American citizen) were murdered in a shooting attack on Oct. 1, 2015, on the road between Itamar and Elon Moreh in the West Bank. Their four children, aged 9, 7, 4, and 4 months, were also in the car and witnessed the murders, but were not physically injured.
Five suspects in the murder, members of a Hamas terrorist cell, were arrested by Israel and confessed to the murders. The leader of the group, Ragheb Ahmad Muhammad Aliwi, has served time in an Israeli prison for security related crimes.
Fatah spokesman: Terror attack killing parents in front of their children is “natural response” to Israel and “its settlers”  
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Oct. 2, 2015
Headline: “Fatah: ‘The Nablus operation is a natural response to the occupation’s activities and its settlers”
     “Fatah Spokesman Fayez Abu Aita held the occupation responsible for any act of violence in the region and for the crimes being carried out by the settlers and occupation army in the West Bank and Jerusalem, under the auspices of Israeli Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu. Likewise, he noted that the Fatah movement believes that Israel alone is responsible for everything happening. Regarding the movement’s response to the occupation government’s claims against [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, Abu Aita says: ‘The Fatah movement held the Israeli government fully responsible, and this operation (i.e., terrorist attack in which Israeli couple was murdered) comes in response to the ongoing crimes against Palestinians and the holy sites.’ He clarified that Mahmoud Abbas’ response lies in his adherence to the option of popular resistance and the peace process and the arrangement, if the Israeli government will adhere to it, and continued: ‘The president and the PA are not responsible for the Palestinians’ responses to the occupation’s crimes, but rather it is Israel that is fully responsible, and if it continues its ongoing aggression against the Palestinian people, the only thing it can expect is additional violence.’”

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Hamas threatens more terror attacks like the Henkin murder, calling it a “natural response” to Israel’s “crimes” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Oct. 2, 2015
Headline: “Abu Ubeid: ‘The “Itamar” operation will not be the last’”
     “The Al-Qassam Brigades, the Hamas Movement’s military arm, said that the ‘Itamar’ operation (i.e., terrorist attack in which Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin were murdered) will not be the last operation of the Palestinian resistance. Military Spokesman Abu Ubeid blessed the operation and emphasized that it is a natural response to the occupation’s crimes.”

The Henkin murders – Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin (also an American citizen) were murdered in a shooting attack on Oct. 1, 2015, on the road between Itamar and Elon Moreh in the West Bank. Their four children, aged 9, 7, 4, and 4 months, were also in the car and witnessed the murders, but were not physically injured.
Five suspects in the murder, members of a Hamas terrorist cell, were arrested by Israel and confessed to the murders. The leader of the group, Ragheb Ahmad Muhammad Aliwi, has served time in an Israeli prison for security related crimes.
Hamas “blesses” terror attack in which parents were killed in front of their children: “the heroic operation” 
Source: Wattan (independent Palestinian news agency)‎, Oct. 1, 2015
Headline: “Hamas blesses the Nablus operation and calls on the resistance to carry out more excellent operations”
     “Hamas Spokesman Husam Badran blessed the operation i.e., terrorist attack in which Israelis Naama and Eitam Henkin were murdered) carried out by resistance fighters near the settlement Itamar, located on the lands of villages of eastern Nablus, and which led to the death of two settlers, and the injuries of varying severity of 4 others. Badran stated in a press release that the heroic operation is a natural response to the occupation’s crimes, and completes the public activity which is escalating in all areas of the occupied West Bank… Badran called on the people of the West Bank to carry out additional excellent operations, and added: ‘This is the only solution which many of our people everywhere support. The Zionists everywhere will pay a price for the criminal policies of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu, and resistance is a legal right, that no one can take away from us.’”

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Fatah official posts song encouraging dying for the Al-Aqsa Mosque, with visuals of Fatah fighters 
Source: Facebook page of Mahmoud Al-Aloul, Fatah Central Committee Member, Oct. 1, 2015

Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul posted a video on his Facebook page showing fighters from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades holding weapons. The chorus of the song encourages dying for Al-Aqsa Mosque:
‎‎“O, Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah military wing),
Revolution, honor, victory and generosity,
My blood will be shed for Al-Aqsa
My blood will rebel until our return”‎
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Fatah official cites 2nd Intifada as model to confront Israel “against recurring invasions” at Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Sept. 28, 2015
       "Fatah Central Committee member Amal Hamad, called on our people and the factions of the national activity to go out against the recurring invasions of the first direction of prayer and the third [holiest] Islamic sanctuary (i.e., the Al-Aqsa Mosque) by the occupation's forces and settler herds. [Fatah Central Committee member Hamad] stated: 'What distinguishes the fierce popular uprising that followed the outbreak of the second Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005), is the fact that the Palestinian factions united and confronted together against the Israeli unjustified aggression, under the leadership of the eternal late leader Yasser Arafat. This is the sight that we are lacking today."
Hamas is regrouping through “excavating tunnels of all kinds, production of missiles, explosives, and bombs, or through field training and Ribat” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), Sept. 28, 2015
Headline: “The Martyrdom of an Al-Qassam activist in a resistance tunnel collapse in Gaza”
       “Today, Monday [Sept. 28, 2015] morning, [Izz A-Din] Al-Qassam [Brigades (Hamas)] activist Majed Al-Sakani died as a Martyr (Shahid) in a resistance tunnel collapse in the Shuja'iyya neighborhood of Gaza city… In a short announcement, the Brigades stated that Al-Sakani died as a Martyr while working in one of the resistance tunnels. It should be noted that the resistance is carrying out extensive preparations, whether by excavating tunnels of all kinds, production of missiles, explosives, and bombs, or through field training and Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in border areas.”
PA officials, including Ramallah Governor, call for intifada to support prisoners and defend Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 23, 2015
Headline: "Leaders and officials call for popular intifada and struggle against the occupation's aggression towards Jerusalem and the prisoners"
     "Senior officials, leaders of factions and popular activists urged our people to start an intifada against the occupation, its aggression and its policy by taking to the streets. This is to release the prisoners and protect Jerusalem and the holy places from the occupation's aggression and its settlers.
The call was made during speeches given by senior officials and leaders in a support rally for the prisoners and the Al-Aqsa [Mosque], held yesterday [Sept. 22, 2015] in Ramallah...
[District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila] Ghannam stated that the prisoners are the guardians of the Palestinian dream and the soul of the land...
She added that defending our country, our lives and our dreams is a legitimate right, guaranteed by all international treaties. She also noted that Jerusalem is under an increasing attack in front of the entire world, and no one is lifting a finger. The speakers called the Palestinian people to take part in the popular resistance to support the prisoners and to help the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and Jerusalem and defend them."
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Fatah official: Law against rock throwing is "unjust" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 22, 2015
Headline: "Diliani: 'Netanyahu's escalating vendetta against the residents of Jerusalem will fail"
      "Member of Fatah's Revolutionary Council and Secretary-General of the National Christian Coalition in the Holy Lands Dimitri Diliani stated: 'The escalating vendetta of the occupation state's government, headed by [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu against the residents of Jerusalem, will fail as its predecessors did, and the occupation's defeat is the only guarantee to ensuring calm in Jerusalem.' He added: 'In addition, the occupation imposes financial penalties on the parents of minors participating in the protests, and promotes an additional unjust law which sets a minimum punishment for those defending their rights (i.e., rock throwers)."
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Law against rock throwing - The law (Penal Code 2015, section 332A), promoted by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, was passed by the Israeli Parliament on July 21, 2015. It imposes up to 10 years imprisonment for throwing rocks at civilian vehicles and up to 20 years when intent to injure is proven. On Sept. 24, 2015, the Israeli Security Cabinet voted in favor of a series of measures against those who throw rocks and firebombs, including a minimum 4-year prison sentence for adults, imprisonment for minors aged 14-18 and fines for parents of younger minors. The Cabinet also approved the use of live ammunition in life-endangering situations.
Fatah member calls for a fund to support rock throwers in Jerusalem 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 21, 2015
Headline: “Tirawi: ‘We must come out against the Israeli plan in Jerusalem and support its residents’ resolve’”
       “Fatah Central Committee member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Al-Istiqlal University Tawfiq Tirawi, stated that the occupation government is trying to establish facts on the ground in Jerusalem and at its holy places, and emphasized that it is necessary to take action against this matter and thwart it.
In an interview with Mawtini Radio yesterday [Sept. 20, 2015], Tirawi called to take measures … and added: ‘It is necessary to make every effort to help the city of Jerusalem, to dedicate all material means to support the resolve of our people in Jerusalem, and to establish institutions.’ He warned of the potential dangers if the occupation succeeds in its attempts to put financial pressure on the [Palestinian] residents of Jerusalem and to impose fines on rock throwers. [He called to solve this issue] through establishing a fund that would cover these fines.”
PA teachers’ union calls for Palestinian Martyrdom: “We will redeem Al-Aqsa with our souls… and sacrifice our soul and blood”  
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 21, 2015
 

Secretary-General of the General Union of Palestinian Teachers Ahmed Sahwil
: "The Union of Palestinian Teachers, Palestine's teachers and students, went out today to the main squares on the West Bank and in Gaza, in order to say 'No to settlements, no to the despicable attack on the Al-Aqsa [Mosque].' We will redeem the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] with our souls so that [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu the criminal, the gangs of settlers, his soldiers and robbers will understand that the Palestinian people will sacrifice its soul and blood for the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.”
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The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "attack."
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Fatah member: The new generation must be taught “the struggle” so that focus remains against Israel, not against the PA 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Sept. 20, 2015
Headline: “Shtayyeh: ‘Israel wants the Oslo [Accords] to constitute a political ceiling, and is evading implementation of the signed agreements’”
        “Fatah Central Committee member Muhammad Shtayyeh… noted that today there is a Palestinian generation of youth born during the time of the Palestinian Authority, and not during the revolution, and he urged to pay attention to this generation so that we will not pay the price of an entire generation lacking national consciousness and consciousness of the struggle, so that the compass will remain pointing to Jerusalem and against the occupation and its steps, and not against the [Palestinian] Authority and its institutes.”
Fatah spokesperson says “hostility should be turned toward” Israel and “its terrorist settlers,” not against the PA 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Sept. 20, 2015
On Sept. 18, 2015, PA police were caught on video beating up three youths who were participating in a demonstration in Bethlehem against Israel's alleged attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque. PA officials condemned these beatings and said they do not reflect PA policy. However, two of the youth beaten up claimed that this was standard behavior for PA police.

Headline
: “In response to the event in Bethlehem, Al-Qawasmi: ‘The statements of some of the officials are proof of the loss of the way”
“Fatah Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi responded to the statements of a number of Palestinian officials regarding the issue of the attack on the young [Palestinian] in Bethlehem (by PA police –Ed.) by saying: ‘Some of these statements are proof that they have lost their national way.’ Al-Qawasmi said today [Sept. 20, 2015], Sunday, in a statement to the press: ‘The comparison of [PA] security forces and the Palestinian establishment to ‘Gestapo’ gangs (made by Palestinian officials –Ed.) expresses hostility that should be turned toward the Israeli occupier and its terrorist settlers.’ Al-Qawasmi emphasized that the mistake that occurred must be addressed at the highest levels, according to the law and accepted guidelines, and that these suspicious statements made by a number of people are more dangerous than what occurred in Bethlehem. This was while Fatah emphasized its resolute position, according to which no Palestinian from any side should be attacked, and that the rule of law should constantly prevail.”
Fatah warns that Netanyahu's 'policy' on Jerusalem "sets the entire area on fire and ignites religious conflicts that will have impact on the entire world" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 18, 2015
Headline: "Al-Qawasmi : 'We will protect our Al-Aqsa at any cost'"
      "Fatah spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi stated: 'The Fatah movement will protect the holy places of Islam and Christianity in East Jerusalem, especially the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its plaza. We are determined to remain on our land, and we will not leave it despite the ethnic cleansing war being carried out by the occupation state.'
Al-Qawasmi continued in a statement to the press: '[Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu's racist decisions will never scare our people, and we will not raise a white flag, regardless of the price we have to pay. He must know that when he approaches [the subject of] Jerusalem and the holy places, he sets the entire area on fire and ignites religious conflicts that will have impact on the entire world.' Al-Qawasmi added that Netanyahu and his government are playing with fire as they Judaize East Jerusalem and strive to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its plaza according to times and areas, and we in the Fatah movement will never relinquish our land, our Jerusalem, and our Al-Aqsa."
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The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion."

"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.
Abbas: We won’t allow Jews with their “filthy feet” to “defile our Al-Aqsa Mosque” “We bless every drop of blood... that has been spilled for Allah” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 16, 2015


Official PA TV News
Abbas’ statement at a meeting with “activists for the defense of the Noble Sanctuary” (i.e., the Temple Mount)
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “We bless you, we bless the Murabitin (those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic), we bless every drop of blood that has been spilled for Jerusalem, which is clean and pure blood, blood spilled for Allah, Allah willing. Every Martyr (Shahid) will reach Paradise, and everyone wounded will be rewarded by Allah. The Al-Aqsa [Mosque] is ours, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is ours, and they have no right to defile them with their filthy feet. We will not allow them to, and we will do everything in our power to protect Jerusalem.”
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Abbas' spokesman: "East Jerusalem and the places holy to Islam and Christianity are a red line and we will not sit idly by"  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 14, 2015
Headline: "The occupation and its extremists treat Al-Aqsa as they please.
The president [Abbas]: 'We will not sit idly by in the face of these attacks'"
     "The official spokesman of [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas] Nabil Abu Rudeina stated: 'We strongly condemn the occupation's army and police invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the attack on [Muslim] worshippers. East Jerusalem and the places holy to Islam and Christianity are a red line, and we will not sit idly by in the face of these attacks.' He added that President [Mahmoud] Abbas has held intensive discussions with all Arab regional and international bodies, and especially with Jordan, Morocco, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in order to deal with the fierce attack taking place against the Al-Aqsa Mosque."
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Note: The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion."
Fatah spokesman: "Go to the areas of conflict in order to `explode` in front of the occupier and its assistants", calls on all schools in Jerusalem to “go out to the streets” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 14, 2015
     "Official Fatah Spokesman in Jerusalem Raafat Alayan called on 'all Palestinian bodies and national and Islamic factions in all regions of the homeland to enlist and go to the areas of conflict in order to 'explode' in front of the occupier and its assistants because of its repeated actions and attacks against the Al-Aqsa [Mosque].' Likewise, he noted that the Fatah movement called on all the schools in Jerusalem, including the Husni Al-Ashhab School, to go out to the streets in order to express their support of the destination of the Prophet Muhammad's Night Journey (i.e., tradition that he flew to Al-Aqsa Mosque), and their opposition to its desecration by the settlers..."
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PA daily cartoon promotes rock throwing in Jerusalem 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Sept. 14, 2015

This cartoon shows a Palestinian man who has ripped out his heart and is throwing it as a rock. The PA printed this cartoon the day after the death of Israeli civilian Alexander Levlovitch, whose death is suspected to have been caused by rock throwing.
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Fatah official: “Escalate the popular resistance until it becomes a full intifada” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Sept. 5, 2015
Official PA TV open broadcast following clashes in Jerusalem, interview with Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen
Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen: “We cannot be dragged [by the Israelis] into an armed war, but in the face of the Israeli occupation’s crimes there may be responses here and there, and after all, the Israeli side’s blood is not more precious than the blood of a Palestinian child… No [Arab] foreign minister or president should discuss strategic relations with the US. The US is the enemy of the Palestinian people, the enemy of the Arab nation, and the enemy of the Muslim nation. It is the one enabling the Israeli occupation of our land to continue to exist, and it is the one tearing the Arab world to shreds. Therefore, the time has come for Arab and Muslim rulers to reexamine their relations with the US… We have no choice other than to escalate the popular resistance until it becomes a full intifada and a clash with the occupation, an intifada like that of 1987 (the First Intifada, Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, 1987-1993 –Ed.), so that the world will pay attention to the Palestinian cause.”
Protestors at Al-Aqsa Mosque: “I will sacrifice my spirit, blood and money” for Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 29, 2015
Headline: "A protest in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in condemnation of the escalation of the occupation"
     “After the end of Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque yesterday [Aug. 29, 2015] dozens of residents of Jerusalem participated in a protest against the fact that the occupation authorities prevented worshippers from entering the mosque last week. The participants waved signs that read 'I will sacrifice my spirit, soul, blood, and money, O Messenger of Allah… Al-Aqsa is the symbol of our faith, we will be humiliated and not it… with [our] soul, blood, we will redeem you, Al-Aqsa."
Fatah TV shows images of arch-terrorists and fighters with rifles in segment promoting the Fatah party 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Aug. 14, 2015
An interlude of pictures from the Fatah Movement was broadcast on Fatah-run Awdah TV. A poem honoring the movement called "Why Am I a Fatah Man?" was recited in the background and pictures of Fatah founder Yasser Arafat and prominent terrorists of the organization including Abu Jihad, Abu Iyad, and Dalal Mughrabi, were shown during the interlude:


A picture was shown of blacked-out terrorists aiming assault rifles, together with the text: “We are all for Palestine,” and in the background a PA map of “Palestine,” that presents all of Israel as "Palestine" together with the PA areas:


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Fatah official: “Fatah’s present program [is] to adopt resistance in all its forms” and “has not abandoned the option of armed struggle” 
Source: Donia Al-Watan News website‎, Aug. 11, 2015
Headline: “Fatah may be forced to return to armed struggle…”
     “Secretary General of Fatah's Revolutionary Council Amin Maqbul said that Fatah’s present program to adopt resistance in all its forms is the same as the program of the Sixth Conference, and that it will also be adopted at the Seventh Conference… ‘The struggle for liberty and independence is legitimate in all its forms, such as popular or financial resistance, or a boycott of Israeli goods. Likewise, the movement has not abandoned the option of armed struggle, and a stage might come when the movement will have to return to armed struggle in the sense of resistance in all its forms.’”
Fatah official emphasizes that Fatah never “abandoned the rifle” in response to Hamas criticism of Fatah 
Source: Donia Al-Watan News website‎, Aug. 11, 2015
Headline: “The Al-Aqsa Brigades are attacking Amin Maqbul and saying: The gun is not for election propaganda purposes, and Fatah never abandoned it”
     “Commander of the Al-Amoudi division of the Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades Majdi Matar ‘Abu Ahmad’, strongly attacked some of the members of the Fatah movement leadership, after statements they made regarding [Fatah’s] Seventh Conference, according to which the conference might debate a return to armed struggle or resistance to the occupation in all its forms. Abu Ahmad considered this an insult to all Fatah people and to the Fatah rifle, which has not been abandoned since the beginning of its activities, and the battles are witness to this. Abu Ahmad said in a statement to the press that the Fatah rifle is not for decoration at celebrations and mass weddings intended for election purposes. Your self-marketing for the elections is known now even to the smallest Fatah member, and thousands of prisoners, the injured and the Martyrs (Shahids) are the greatest proof that the movement continues its armed struggle,’ he said. Abu Ahmad added: ‘You won’t be able to purify yourselves with the gun you fled from out of fear for your privileges.’”
Fatah official: Fatah believes in "resistance in all its forms," which includes "armed resistance" 
Source: Al-Quds Al-Arabi (London newspaper), Aug. 10, 2015
     “[Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul revealed in an interview to Al-Quds Al-Arabi that the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, will remain at the head of the movement in the near future. Likewise, he emphasized that the political program which the approaching Seventh General Conference of the [Fatah] movement will adopt the option of resistance in all its forms to confront the occupation...
Al-Quds Al-Arabi asked if Fatah will make any changes to the political plan that the Sixth Conference adopted in 2009. Al-Aloul stressed that the program will almost certainly go through a ‘development process,’ but that its essence will not change. He added: ‘The political program will be developed, but we will retain the political declaration that appeared in the introduction to the program in the previous conference. Regarding this, he emphasized that the Fatah movement will continue to define itself in its program and in its internal charter as a ’national liberation movement which is fighting for the liberation and independence of its people.’ Likewise, he stressed that the political program will emphasize that the Fatah movement ‘believes in resistance in all its forms as part of the plan to confront the occupation.’ From Al-Aloul’s words it can be understood that Fatah, which has adopted the option of armed resistance since the 60s of the previous century, has still not abandoned this option, despite the fact that at the moment it is implementing the option of ‘popular resistance.’

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Palestinian umbrella organization: “All options are open to our people” and Israel is “a legitimate target of resistance” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 10, 2015
Headline: “Ramallah and El-Bireh forces: ‘Expressions of the occupation’s presence on our land are legitimate targets for resistance’”
      “National and Islamic forces in the Ramallah and El-Bireh district… emphasized in an announcement they issued after their meeting in Ramallah yesterday [Aug. 9, 2015] afternoon, that all options are open to our people and its forces in order to deal with the terror of the occupation state and its striking arm in the Palestinian territories, namely, the herds of settlers, who do as they please with everything Palestinian as part of the ethnic cleansing plans to empty the land of its owners.
The forces emphasized that the occupation, in all its expressions and modes of existence on our land, is a legitimate target of resistance for our people, and the daily [Israeli] acts of killing will not go unpunished. Likewise, they stressed that the illegal settlements on our land are centers of aggression and massacres against our children, and are factories of death and intimidation against Palestinian villages, which makes it necessary to deal with this aggression with all possible means specified in international law for a people under occupation.”

PA TV Islam teacher: Palestine’s salvation needs Arab states' tanks and blood 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Aug. 7, 2015

Professor of Quranic Studies at the University of Palestine in Gaza Imad Hamato: "The Palestinian nation is the essence of holy Palestine. A billion and a half Muslims are watching it. A billion and a half are not able to reach a decision, unfortunately. They are only capable of throwing sand and dust in the eyes. They look at television screens make gestures of grief, and say: ‘Allah help you, we can only pray for you.’ They lie. Our salvation will not come from your prayer. Our salvation will come from your tanks, blood, unity, money and from your courage, if any courage remains in you. If any ‘Arabness’, Islam, and faith remain in you."
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Fatah official: Settlers must be forced out "by all available means"; "I long to see Israeli women crying" over their dead 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Aug. 2, 2015
Fatah-run Awdah TV program Personal Conversation interviewed Fatah Central Committee Member Jamal Muhaisen
Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen: “I repeat, the settlers must be discouraged and forced to leave our lands, by all available means. We must not keep crying. No one likes to console people and attend the funerals of our Martyrs (Shahids), etc., but as a [member] of the Palestinian leadership I say that we are embarrassed by having to continue consoling [people]. I long to see Israeli women crying, as Palestinian women do.”

Note: PA leaders and officials have legitimized Palestinian violence by quoting UN resolution 3236 which "recognizes the right of the Palestinian people to regain its rights by all means." The PA interprets "all means" as including violence against civilians, but has chosen to ignore the continuation of the resolution which states that the use of "all means" should be "in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations..." The UN Charter prohibits targeting civilians, even in war. Chapter 1, Article 1, opens by saying that "international disputes" should be resolved "by peaceful means."

Hamas, in response to Palestinian criticism, publishes anti-PA cartoon that depicts the "West Bank" stabbing and killing a Jew  
Source: Facebook page of cartoonist Bahaa' Yassin, Aug. 1, 2015

On Jul. 31, 2015, Hamas tweeted a cartoon that was critical of Fatah and the PA, depicting a Jew raping a  woman, representing the West Bank, and murdering children while a PA soldier stands by idly. The cartoon outraged the PA and generated anger in the Palestinian street. Hamas was forced to remove the cartoon from its twitter account and apologize, while the cartoonist, Baha Yassin removed the cartoon from his Facebook page and replaced it with a modified version that is actually a continuation of the first one, differentiating between the population of the West Bank and the Palestinian Authority.

In this cartoon, a woman with the words "West Bank" written in green, the color of Hamas, stabs the Jew in the back in the center of the "Star of David" and kills him. The new "West Bank" woman holds the knife dripping with the Jew's blood, then rebukes the first yellow (Fatah) woman, who is now renamed "[Palestinian] Authority".
Hamas woman to PA-Fatah woman: "I will attain what my children deserve and what you deserve, [Palestinian] Authority of shame."
The cartoonist added this text beside the visual: "This is the West Bank that I know."
Text on the policeman's post now reads: "Security Cooperation Position" [A reference to the security cooperation between the Israeli army and the PA.]
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Hamas cartoon posted on Twitter depicts Palestinian woman kicking an Israeli soldier as “Intifada” 
Source: Twitter account of Al-Risala (Hamas news source), Aug. 1, 2015

Cartoon shows a female kicking a loathsome looking Jew between the legs, along with the text: "The Intifada of the West Bank."
To the right is a depiction of what seems (the letters are unclear) to be Israel having relations with the Arab regimes, (the "conquered regimes"). On the left appears Hamdala, a well-known Palestinian cartoon character.
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Hamas publishes cartoon on Twitter praising West Bank support for firing rockets against Israel 
Source: Twitter account of Al-Risala (Hamas news source), July 31, 2015

Cartoon shows an arm named "West Bank" supportinng the arm named "Gaza," both with green bands representing Hamas, while Gaza launches missiles into Israel.
Text in image: "Twins in resistance."
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Fatah official: Attack and destroy Israel, instead of ISIS, because Israel’s “terror” is worse, implements Nazi tactics 
Source: Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency), July 31, 2015
Headline: “Zaki to Donia Al-Watan: ‘Relations with Israel need to be reexamined, its attacks are worse than those of ISIS’”
      “Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki stressed that relations with Israel need to be reexamined, and demanded of the Arab world and the entire world to annul the recognition of it [Israel], isolate it, and put it on trial. Likewise, he emphasized that attacks to destroy ISIS should not be carried out, as it does not commit even a [small] part of the terror of an organized country like Israel, but rather these attacks should be carried out to destroy Israel, since its attacks are worse than those of ISIS. He added in an interview with Donia Al-Watan: ‘What happened is a war crime and eradication [of the Palestinians], which is included in the framework of terror of an organized state. Therefore, the entire world must know and see the crimes committed by Israel, instead of dealing with what is called ISIS and the fundamentalist and religious extremists. It is true that ISIS’ existence has harmed the world, but the worst kind of terror, according to the legal and true definition, is occupation (i.e., in general).’ Zaki stated that Israel commits the worst kind of terror [by continuing] the occupation, and implements Nazi tactics because burning people in their homes at 2.30 at night is a terrible war crime… Zaki noted that the purpose of the conflict today is to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and continued: ‘This is their historic opportunity. The fact that the Arabs are in a religious, ethnic, and tribal conflict, allows them to realize their dream.’”

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Fatah Secretary in Jerusalem: Israel commiting "invasions, attacks, destruction, and abuse" at the Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 28, 2015
Headline: “Fatah Secretary in Jerusalem: ‘We will not sit idly by in the face of the occupation’s crimes at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque].’”
     “Fatah Secretary in Jerusalem Adnan Ghaith, said that the invasions, attacks, destruction, and abuse taking place at the Al-Aqsa Mosque prove the criminal intent of the occupation government... Adnan Ghaith stressed that the Fatah movement will not sit idly by in the face of the series of Israeli crimes in Jerusalem and its holy sites. He wondered: ‘If we do not act for the Al-Aqsa Mosque, for what will we act?’
He added that ‘the time has come to rein in this occupation with its evil intentions toward the Al-Aqsa Mosque,’ and called on the international community to obligate the occupation state [Israel] to cease its series of crimes against Jerusalem."
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Fatah praises Ribat in Jerusalem, calls to "take action... to protect the Al-Aqsa [Mosque]... no matter how many sacrifices it takes" 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, July 26, 2015
     “The Fatah movement emphasized the Arab identity of Jerusalem and its holy places to Islam and Christianity, and [the need to] redeem the Al-Aqsa Mosque through sacrifices. This is in order to prevent the implementation of the [Israeli] plan to Judaize it, and to [have] the invading settlers take it over. An announcement by the [Fatah] Information and Culture Commission today, Sunday [July 26, 2015] stated: ‘While Fatah declares a general call into action to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem from the plan of Judaization - under which the occupation state is using its extremist settlers as a spark that would increase tension and turn the conflict into a religious one - it reemphasizes that support of Arab Jerusalem and its holy places is support of Palestine and the Arab-Palestinian national identity, as well as support of the concepts of peace embodied by the holy places of Islam and Christianity in the holy city...
Fatah saluted the Palestinian Murabitin’s (i.e., those who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) resolve in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and their defiance to the invasion of settlers into the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem. In addition, it praised the citizens’ resolve and their resistance to the armed soldiers of the occupation ... It stressed that the movement’s fighters, together with the Palestinian people, are ready to take action against the [Israeli] plot and to protect the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and all the holy places in Jerusalem - no matter how many sacrifices it takes.”
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PA calls for joint radio and TV broadcasts to show “blood, destruction, and Israeli rampaging at the Al-Aqsa Mosque” 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, July 26, 2015
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Information: Urgent call in late broadcast...”
     “In view of the savage attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the [PA] Ministry of Information called urgently to the television and radio stations to combine their broadcasts tomorrow [July 27, 2015], from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m., and listen to the voice of their conscience by taking a national stand to expose the attacks from all over taking place against Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, through the use of organized government terror. The ministry called for the media and various internet sites to participate in the national campaign to protect the sites holy to Christianity and Islam, and to show the pictures of blood, destruction, and Israeli rampaging at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and to bring to the attention of free people throughout the world the repeated invasions by settlers under the occupation army’s protection ... He emphasized that two hours of facts and numbers, alongside interviews with consuls of sisterly and friendly countries, jurists, [representatives of] international movements of solidarity with our people, Al-Aqsa Mosque Ribat fighters (i.e., Murabitin - those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic), and experts on [the Al-Aqsa Mosque], will help focus attention on the flower of cities (i.e., Jerusalem), which has had enough of the racist occupation which doesn’t attach any importance to the holy places and the houses of Allah.”
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Note: On July 26, 2015, Tisha B’Av, Israeli police entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Arab youth armed with rocks and fireworks blockaded themselves within the Mosque in order to confront police and disturb the visits of Jews to the Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av (see note below). There were confrontations and t
Abbas advisor salutes Ribat fighters who use “blood, arrests, attacks, and beating” to “protect” Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, July 26, 2015
Official PA TV News hosted Advisor to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Al-Ruweidi
Advisor to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Al-Ruweidi: “The most dangerous thing is the building of a synagogue… The [Israeli] goal is to build a synagogue on the eastern part of the Al-Aqsa plaza, which overlooks the Golden Gate (in Jerusalem’s old city walls –Ed.). Visits are being made to this area, especially by groups of settlers and members of the Israeli government, as we saw today [July 26, 2015]. Therefore, I am proud of the male Ribat fighters (Murabitin - those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic -Ed), and the female Ribat fighters, our sisters, who using blood, arrests, attacks, and beating, succeeded in expelling them [the occupation forces] with their bodies, their firm stand and their Ribat. Truly, all my respect and appreciation to them. Permit me to say, they are not only protecting the Al-Aqsa Mosque, they protect the honor of the Islamic nation, because this is Jerusalem we’re talking about.”
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A day after Fatah calls on Palestinians to visit Al-Aqsa Mosque to prevent Jews visiting the site, riots break out 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 25, 2015
In anticipation of Jews visiting the Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av (Jewish day of mourning commemorating the Temple’s destruction), Fatah called on Palestinians to go to Al-Aqsa Mosque to prevent them from visiting the site. On the day of Tisha B’Av, Palestinian youth who had collected stones, planks, and Molotov cocktails clashed with Israel police forces.
The following is the call by Fatah official Adnan Gheith to go to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to prevent Jewish visits to the site:


Headline: “A vigil at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] to condemn the offense to the Messenger [Muhammad]”
     “Fatah’s Jerusalem Branch Secretary Adnan Gheith called to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to thwart the calls of the settlers and the alleged Temple organizations to invade it this Sunday (i.e., Tisha B’Av), close it to Muslims, and allow them [the settlers] to hold Talmudic ceremonies (i.e., Jewish prayers) in its courtyards, in order to commemorate the anniversary of the alleged ‘Temple destruction’ (i.e., Tisha B’Av).”

Notes: "Alleged Temple organizations" refer to religious Jewish movements including the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation, The Initiative for Jewish Freedom on the Temple Mount and Students for the Temple Mount, which spread awareness of the importance of the Temple Mount in Judaism and encourage people to visit the site.

The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion." However, all visitors are subject to rigorous checks by Israeli security personnel before being granted access to the Temple Mount.

Tisha B’Av is a Jewish day of mourning, commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem (586 BCE and 70 CE) and the forced exile of all Jews from the land of Israel.
PA daily columnist: Rock throwing legitimate under international law, which allows resisting occupation “through all available means” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 23, 2015
     "There is not a more criminal law than the recent Israeli law, which increases the punishment for rock throwing in Jerusalem to imprisonment of up to 20 years. This law will not prevent resistance to the occupation through use of the weakest means, which is rock throwing, since a rock is not a deadly weapon. However, the occupation and the rightist Israeli Parliament (Knesset) have chosen a punishment which is inappropriate to the act, an act that is permitted from an international perspective as long as there is occupation, since international law permits whoever is under occupation to resist through all possible means. However, Israel does not consider itself an occupying force in Jerusalem, and therefore it has passed this criminal law against those who are under occupation. However, it doesn't matter how severe the punishment, it won't prevent the resistance to the daily attacks of the settlers, and it will not scare anyone. Indeed, it is actually a call to escalate the conflict, since if the punishment for rock throwing is equal to the punishment for shooting, whoever wants to throw [rocks], will reconsider and look for a firearm, as long as the punishment is the same. Therefore, the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) is responsible for any blood spilled in Jerusalem, since this law encourages the use of weapons instead of rocks."
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PLO: Stone throwing is “legitimate resistance” and “self-defence” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 22, 2015
Headline: “The [Palestinian] National Council condemned the [Israeli] law increasing the punishment against stone-throwers”
     “The Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) stated that the fact the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) approved a law that increases the sentences against those who resist the occupation forces and confront them with stones, especially in occupied Jerusalem, is an escalation of aggression, extremism, arrogance, crimes, and other punishments imposed on our people because of their legitimate resistance to the occupation and their self-defense against the occupier.”

Note: Israeli Justice Minister (from May 2015) Ayelet Shaked is promoting legislation aimed at increasing the punishment to stone-throwers, in order to provide legal tools to handle situations the current legislation does not cover.
PA Islamic-Christian Council calls for Ribat "to thwart the settlers’ plots to invade" the Al-Aqsa Mosque 
Source: Wattan TV (Palestinian private channel), July 21, 2015
Headline: “Hanna Issa calls for Ribat at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] on the ‘anniversary of the destruction of the Temple’”
     “Secretary-General of the [Palestinian Authority’s] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places, Dr. Hanna Issa, stated that Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and presence in it, are not limited to the month of Ramadan alone, and called on Palestinians to carry out Ribat in the coming days in order to thwart the settlers’ plots to invade [the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound]… Issa noted the words of the extremist Yehuda Glick regarding his plans and efforts regarding the Al-Aqsa Mosque: ‘The Jerusalem Noble Sanctuary (i.e., the Temple Mount) is a place of worship for all the religions, where all pray to God. Because the Dome of the Rock cannot hold all of them, we need a larger building,' [and Issa said] this is a clear, allusion to the plans striving to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and build the alleged Temple on its ruins.”

Note: The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion." However, all visitors are subject to rigorous checks by Israeli security personnel before being granted access to the Temple Mount.
PMW has been unable to verify the statements attributed to Rabbi Yehuda Glick.
PLO official supports Iran deal because Iran will help Palestinians fight Israel, “the main enemy of the region” 
Source: Ma’an, independent Palestinian news agency, July 15, 2015
     “Bassam Abu Sharif [member of the Palestinian National Council, the legislative body of the PLO] stated that the agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 [world] powers (China, France, Russia, the US, UK and Germany –Ed.), is a victory for Iran and for the goal to clear the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction.
Abu Sharif stated that… the Palestinian people considers this Iranian victory a first step towards the cancelation of the rules of the international game in the Middle East as they were prescribed by the West. This agreement is a first step towards the beginning of a serious struggle to remove the Israeli nuclear weapon from the region, and the increase of support for acts of resistance to the Israeli expansion and aggression… Bassam Abu Sharif stated that Israel is the main enemy of the region, because it creates a situation of aggression, racism, occupation, and expansion. We expect serious efforts to unite the ranks of resistance, and Iran’s support of it, in order to eliminate the aggression, the means of aggression, and terror organizations associated with it. Our Palestinian people considers the Iranian revolution a strategic source of support for the causes of freedom and liberation in our Arab world, and see in the Iranian revolution a power factor in dealing with the Zionist, imperialist, and reactionary plot in the region.”

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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.
Headline
: “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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PLO leader says violence is best way to fight Israel: “The plot will be foiled only if we strike the viper [Israel] on the head” 
Source: Wattan (independent Palestinian news agency)‎, July 11, 2015
Headline: “Abu Sharif: ‘The way of resistance to the Zionist project that Nasrallah suggests is a correct way’”
      “Member of the Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) Bassam Abu Sharif, stated that the bloody attack meant to destroy the Arab countries around Palestine, tear apart their armies, and divide them into smaller ethnic countries, reached its peak in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Palestine. This was the goal of the Zionist movement and its collaborators in the American administrations, who deal maliciously with the affairs of the region, and actually are striving to take over their [the Arab countries’] resources, to obliterate the Palestinian cause, to expel its people [the Palestinians], and to establish a Jewish state that includes all of Palestine, the Syrian Golan [Heights], and the West Bank of the Jordan River… Undoubtedly, despite the attacks and acts of aggression and massacres perpetrated by the Zionists and their collaborators, it [the Palestinian people] sees the march of thousands of Yemenites and Arabs on [international] Jerusalem day as proof of the vitality of our Arab nation and the correctness of its view regarding the plot against it. Our people clearly sees that the view that was and is expressed by [Secretary-General of Hezbollah] Hassan Nasrallah, through the adoption of honest pan-Arab national positions, is the right view, and sees the path of Arab conflict and resistance to the Zionist project that Nasrallah suggests as the right path. We have no doubt that the attack is the best self-defense, and that the plot will be foiled only if we strike the viper on the head."

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PA daily op-ed claims that kidnappings are part of legitimate “resistance to the occupation and self-defense”  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 9, 2015
Headline: “The Israeli Parliament [Knesset] legitimizes racism.”
Op-ed by Izzat Daraghmeh, regular columnist for Al-Hayat Al-Jadida.
        “The fact that the Israeli [Parliament] Knesset yesterday [July 8, 2015], Wednesday, approved, at first reading, the bill sentencing anyone who kidnaps an Israeli ‘for nationalistic reasons,’ to life [imprisonment], without this bill applying to Israelis who kidnap Palestinians, shows the extent of racism of the occupation authority and government. This is especially [true] as most of the Israeli laws were enacted to serve the goals of the occupation, and to facilitate it’s expansion and continuity, and most of them are aimed against the Palestinian people if it opposes the occupation, its actions and offensives, even though resistance to the occupation and self-defense are matters which are anchored in all international and humanitarian laws and ordinances.
Abbas advisor: "Open all the gates" in conflict against Israel to honor every Martyr "who spilled his pure blood" 
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.
     “The thing that causes a feeling of unease in the soul is the Palestinian response to these crimes and acts: The news of the death of a Palestinian as a Martyr (Shahid) no longer motivates the people and doesn’t receive a response appropriate the standing of the Martyr who spilled his pure blood for his homeland and his land… The Martyrs, the injured, and the prisoners are not a topic for debate, but rather cause unity, unity that will increase our motivation to keep the flame of resistance at its peak, as Israel has destroyed all chance of achieving a complete and just peace that would give our people their minimum rights... 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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Fatah’s military wing: 2014 Gaza War showed IDF’s weakness, and we "will not lay down [our] weapons" 
Source: Donia Al-Watan News website‎, July 7, 2015
Headline: “Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades: The 2014 war exposed the occupation’s weakness in the face of the resistance.”
      “The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades - the Al-Asifa Army - Fatah’s military wing, stressed that the recent Israeli war last year [2014], revealed the extent of the weakness, inferiority, and defeat of the occupation’s army against the people of the resistance. The Al-Asifa army clarified in a press statement today [July 7, 2015], Tuesday, that the Israeli occupation did not succeed, in any of the battles, in attaining even one of the goals it proclaimed before entering the war against Gaza.
The [Al-Aqsa Martyrs’] Brigades emphasized that they still adhere to the option of resistance, and will not lay down their weapons as long as the Israeli occupation weighs heavily on its land. The [Al-Aqsa Martyrs’] Brigades stated: ‘We are ready for every new aggression against the Gaza Strip… We are working day and night, and we are preparing and planning things for this enemy that it does not expect. We are now a thousand times stronger than we were in the past.”
PA minister of Religious Affairs calls on Muslims to carry out Ribat to free Al-Aqsa Mosque and “protect Jerusalem from Judaization” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 6, 2015
Headline: “Ida’is calls to visit Al-Aqsa and protect Jerusalem from Judaization”
     “Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is… reiterated his call to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to continuously carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there, and begged Allah to remove the injustice and occupation from our land, and that the place of our Prophet’s [Muhammad] Ascent to Heaven (Miraj) be free.”
Fatah's military wing in Gaza claims 3.5 km tunnel into Israel is ready for next war 
Source: Al-Alam TV (Iran), June 29, 2015
 

Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades fighter:
"There will be a qualitative change for the unit [named after] Martyrdom-seeker Nabil Mas’oud in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, by using attack tunnels against the Zionist entity. We will now go through one of those tunnels to see what the Martyrs’ Brigades is preparing for this occupation (i.e., Israel)..."

Iranian TV reporter: "Here is the first tunnel... When we met the Ribat [Islamic] fighters in this tunnel, they said that the weapons in their hands and their preparations for confrontation with the Israeli enemy are what give them reason to live."

Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades fighter:
"This tunnel is approximately 3.5 km long and crosses the border between the Gaza Strip and the Zionist enemy. There are tunnels inside [Gaza] through which Jihad fighters pass during war... We spend all our time trying to get money to fulfill our duty concerning our occupied lands and liberate them from the Zionist entity. This is why we are asking [for money]... especially [from] Iran, which is a known long-time supporter of the resistance and the Palestinian cause..."

Iranian TV reporter:
"The book of resistance is still open... and its last line will not be written until Palestine is liberated."
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Note: Ribat - religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic
Nabil Mas'oud - a suicide terrorist from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) who, al
PLO: Proposed Israeli law increasing jail sentences for stone throwers that target moving cars is “racist” 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, June 1, 2015
Headline: “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs condemned the punishing of prisoners and stone throwers”
      “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs condemned today [June 1, 2015], Monday morning, the fact that the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation of the extremist Israeli government supported two bills directed against the Palestinian nation and its prisoners. The first decision (i.e., proposal) is to impose excessive punishments on stone throwers, and the second is a ban on prisoners calling their families. The Commission stated: ‘The forcing of racist laws such as these upon the Palestinian nation and its prisoners expresses the direction of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s new extremist right-winged government. Israel’s government confirms day after day that it is a body that does not respect [the fact] that the Palestinian individual is human, and that it thinks itself to be above all the norms, laws, and principles of human rights. It should be noted that the current Israeli law imposes imprisonment of up to 20 years on whoever throws stones at someone on a road or in his car, but the prosecution must prove that the thrower had the intention to harm the driver, or cause damage to the car and threaten their security. The bill grants the court the authority to impose imprisonment of 10 years on whoever throws stones, explosives, or objects at a moving car. The law only requires of the prosecution that it prove that the thrower had criminal intent, and that he knew that what he was doing could endanger the driver or the vehicle, without a need to prove that he intended to cause them damage.”

Note: Israeli Justice Minister (from May 2015) Ayelet Shaked is promoting legislation aimed at increasing the punishment to stone-throwers, in order to provide legal tools to handle situations the current legislation does not cover.<
Fatah-run magazine: From every machine gun… from every vein in which flows blood… long live the revolution!” 
Source: Dalal Mughrabi Magazine Facebook page, May 29, 2015
Text posted on the Dalal Mughrabi Magazine Facebook page: “From every proud throat, from every gun muzzle, from every machine gun, from every hand and pen, from every vein in which flows blood, from the eyes of the orphans, long live Fatah, and long live the revolution!”

The Dalal Mughrabi Magazine Facebook page - An electronic “magazine” published by the Culture Committee of the Fatah Shabiba student movement at the Birzeit University containing information about Shabiba events at the university, national holidays, Fatah anniversaries, historically important days/events for Fatah and occasional news items. The profile picture on the page is a photo of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi 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, killing 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
Official PA daily promotes violence against Israel: "What was taken by force, can only be restored by force" 
Source: Al-Asima, bi-weekly distributed with official PA daily, May 27, 2015
Headline: “67 years and we continue to experience the Nakba (i.e., "the catastrophe," Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) every day.”
      “On the day following the declaration of the establishment of the occupation state (the so-called ‘Israel’) [all parentheses in source], armies from Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, together with other Arab fighters and Palestinian fighters (68.000 Jihad fighters) opened an all-out war against the Zionist entity (90.000 terrorists). Thereafter, the conflict became an international conflict… The Zionist enemy conquered all of Palestine except the West Bank which was annexed to Jordan, and the Gaza Strip which was annexed to Egypt.”


Text on image: “The anniversary of the Nakba - What was taken by force, can only be restored by force.”
The image appears on each of the eight pages in the newspaper’s section on the Nakba.

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Fatah Facebook posts picture of a Palestinian pretending to kick an ultra-orthodox Jew 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 27, 2015


Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”
Image shows a photo of a Palestinian man pretending to kick a Ultra-Orthodox Jew in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Text: “The streets of Jerusalem”

Fatah Facebook with picture of rockets: "We will confront our Zionist enemy" 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 26, 2015


Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”
Image of fighters from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades with rifles and rockets.

Posted text: “We promise that we will meet the enemy with two weapons in our hands – faith in Allah and in the inevitable victory, and the weapon with which we will confront our Zionist enemy. We will defend the honor of this Arab and Islamic nation. #Al_Aqsa_Martyrs’_Brigades”
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Fatah Facebook post glorifies death fighting Israel 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 20, 2015

Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”
Text on image: “Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, division of Martyr Commander Nidal Al-Amoudi.”
“If I fall, take my place
O my comerade in the struggle
And carry my weapon
Don’t fear my blood on the weapon”

Posted text (same as last two lines in photo):
“And carry my weapon
Don’t fear my blood on the weapon”
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Fatah Facebook glorifies violence as way to unite Palestinian people 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 18, 2015


Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”

Image shows a bullet and Fatah's logo, in front of a map of all Israel and the PA areas covered by a Palestinian flag.
Text on image: “The Fatah movement succeeded in uniting the entire Palestinian people with one bullet – [quote] Ghassan Kanafani”
Fatah threatens Israel with war in video showing armed fighters training for battle 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 17, 2015

Introductory Arabic text: "A message from the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) to the Zionist enemy on the day of Nakba" (i.e., 'the catastrophe,' Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel)

Text in Hebrew and Arabic:
"A message to the Israeli people
The battle of liberation is inevitable and closer than you think
Our Nakba will not be forgotten,
you will soon leave, you have no other choice
because your army is weaker than a spider web,
and your society is fake and subject to the moment we return.
Our right will not be lost as long as there is a nation behind it who believes in it and adheres to it
and our rifle is stronger and more insistent than you imagine.

We are never afraid, O usurper
We are the members of the Nidal [Al-Amoudi] unit
Our determination will defeat your hate
in any battle or clash
We are the members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades
We will live as men, we will die as men
We have prepared for you those [men] whose only desire is your destruction
We have prepared the best soldiers
In the brave Nidal unit, soldiers and defenders of the land
We have brought the 103 [rocket] squad
when facing them, it is useless to call for help
We have prepared the best soldiers."
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Fatah wants to destroy Israel: "What was taken by force can only be regained by force" 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 14, 2015

On the occasion of Palestinian Nakba day - the day Palestinians commemorate "the catastrophe" of the establishment of the State of Israel - Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement posted a drawing on Facebook that encouraged the use of violence to destroy Israel:
"What was taken by force can only be regained by force,
the 67th anniversary of the Nakba"
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Fatah Facebook post threatens "the world's dwarfs" with violence 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 13, 2015

A post on Fatah's Facebook page warned "the world's dwarfs" to "remain in their burrows" when "the storm" - the name of Fatah's military wing - "roars." This warning appeared on a photo of an armed member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades beside the Fatah logo, which also encourages the use of arms against Israel. The Fatah logo shows two rifles crossed over a map that includes the PA areas and all of Israel:
"When the 'storm' Al-Asifa (i.e., a reference to Fatah's military wing in the 1960's and 1970's) roars and the nation applauds the eternal Fatah, the world's dwarfs should remain in their burrows."
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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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Terrorist about her failed bomb attack: "It is not a failure because it generated fear" 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, May 9, 2015


Terrorist Fatima Barnawi
:‎ "I was ready. All my life I had dreamed about it. We ‎took the bomb and went to the cinema... I told [my sister] "come with me," as if it’s a ‎trip... We entered the cinema and sat down. We were supposed to place the explosives ‎in the restroom or under one of the seats. I put them where we sat, near the middle ‎‎[of the theater]... It was almost time. We left... While we were leaving, the bomb was ‎discovered. An American sitting behind us said: “The ladies forgot their bag.” The ‎usher came to take the bag and found a ticking clock. There were only seconds left ‎‎[until the explosion]. He called them [security]. They moved the people away and blew ‎it up at the entrance... I say: This is not a failure, because it generated fear throughout ‎the world. Every woman who carries a bag needs to be checked before she enters the ‎supermarket, any place, cinemas and pharmacies... I don’t define that as a failure.‎"
PA TV host: ‎"That is certainly not a failure. It is a success for the Palestinian ‎resistance that went into the heart of the Israeli occupation, into the cinema and ‎created a state of panic, because [since then] they’ve taken extra precautions when ‎each person enters a cinema or any public place. "
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Abu-Jihad glorified as a “Martyr” and praised for planning and carrying out terror attacks 
Source: Al-Asima, bi-weekly distributed with official PA daily, May 6, 2015
Headline: “Abu Jihad – from birth to Martyrdom-death”
      “The teacher and the spiritual father, leader of those passionate about the armed struggle, the first ambassador of the Palestinian people and its cause, keeper of the sacred flame of struggle, ignited by the rifles of the rebels… He threw the first stone and fired the first bullet, and was a man of the [first] Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence against Israel, 1987-1993) and the Al-Asifa forces (i.e., Fatah's military wing). With a burst of gunfire, Israel ended Abu Jihad’s life and revived him in the hearts of the Palestinians for generations to come.
Martyr leader Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad’ – the first bullet and the first stone:
Among the military operations (i.e., terror attacks) planned by Abu Jihad:
- The explosion at the Zohar reservoir in 1955.
- The operation to blow up the Israeli National Water Carrier in 1965.
- The operation at the Savoy Hotel in Tel Aviv, which killed 10 Israelis, in 1975.
- The blowing up of a truck bomb in Jerusalem in 1975.
- The killing of Albert Levi, the senior sapper, and his assistant, in Nablus in 1976.
- The Dalal Mughrabi operation, in which more than 37 Israelis were killed, in 1978.
- The shelling of the Eilat Port in 1979.
- The Katyusha fire on the northern settlements [in Israel] in 1981.
- The capture of 8 Israeli soldiers in Lebanon and their exchange for 5,000 Lebanese and Palestinian prisoners and 100 of the detainees from occupied territory in 1982.
- The infiltration and bombing of the headquarters of the Israeli military governor in Tyre, leading to the deaths of 76 officers and soldiers, including 12 senior officers, in 1982.
- The war of attrition during the years 1982-1983 in southern Lebanon, and the Dimona Reactor operation in 1988, which was the principle reason for
Fatah facebook calls for “rage” for Al-Aqsa mosque  
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, May 2, 2015

     Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page.”
Image of Al-Aqsa mosque next to clenched fist colored like the Palestinian flag.
Text on image: “For you, Al-Aqsa
– Rage! ”

Note: The word for “rage” can either mean “rage!” in the imperative, or “I rage” in first person present tense.
PA Mufti calls for Ribat at Al-Aqsa Mosque in response to Jews visiting and praying at the site 
Source: WAFA, official PA news agency, Apr. 21, 2015
Headline: “The General Mufti condemned the Jewish parties’ call to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
     “PA Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian [Territories] and preacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Muhammad Hussein condemned the call of Jewish parties, organizations and various public figures to carry out repeated invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque this coming Wednesday and Thursday [April 22-23, 2015], to hold Talmudic prayers (i.e., Jewish prayers) in it and to raise the Israeli flag… Hussein urged every [Palestinian] from Jerusalem and its surroundings and from among the 1948 Palestinians (i.e., Israeli Arabs) who can reach the Al-Aqsa Mosque, to visit it, to carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in it and to pray in it in order to stop those who want to invade and desecrate it.”

Note: The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion." However, all visitors are subject to rigorous checks by Israeli security personnel before being granted access to the Temple Mount.
PA daily prints photo of stone-throwing Palestinians 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 11, 2015

Headline: “Beit Amr is carrying out an Intifada”
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Fatah Facebook posts picture of masked Fatah fighters with rifles 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, Apr. 11, 2015

Text on picture: “My enemy, I swear you will not escape the people and the revolution”
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PLO official: Palestinian "resistance" and "struggle" are recognized by the UN  
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 5, 2015
Headline: “We oppose the criminalization of the Palestinian struggle”
      “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs said that the decision of the so-called ‘Head of Central Command’ to apply the principles of the Israeli penal law (amendment 39) to the Palestinians facing trial in the occupied territories, will have dangerous political and legal consequences for the Palestinian national struggle and the prisoners’ issue. The Commission stated in a released report, that the Israeli government strives through its system of military laws… to criminalize the struggle of the Palestinians, to deny the legitimacy of [their] resistance to the occupation, which is recognized by all international laws and in UN resolutions, and to deny them [the Palestinians] their definition as ‘prisoners of war’ and ‘prisoners of freedom.’"

Note: PA leaders and officials have legitimized Palestinian violence by quoting UN resolution 3236 which "recognizes the right of the Palestinian people to regain its rights by all means." The PA interprets "all means" as including violence against civilians, but has chosen to ignore the continuation of the resolution which states that the use of "all means" should be "in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations..." The UN Charter prohibits targeting civilians, even in war. Chapter 1, Article 1, opens by saying that "international disputes" should be resolved "by peaceful means."
Terrorist responsible for killing 37 glorified on Palestinian TV as “hero and commander” 
Source: Fatah-run Awdah TV, Apr. 5, 2015
Fatah-run Awdah TV program The Story of a Photograph hosted Fatah Revolutionary Council member Muwaffaq Matar.
Awdah TV host: “Of course, we put the spotlight on new photographs as well as old ones, new photographs at the [right] time and old photographs in the right place and at the right time. For example, no one would have believed that this baby, this toddler in her mother’s arms, is the one that would become the hero and commander Dalal Mughrabi.
During the Kamal Adwan operation (i.e., bus hijacking and killing of 37) in the 1970’s, she declared [the birth of] the Republic of Palestine, on the occupied seashore of Palestine. She commanded an operation with 12 self-sacrificing fighters (Fedayeen). It was a heroic operation, studied in the military academies until this day. Who would have imagined that the man in this photograph, the father of this toddler, would be the father of the hero and commander, Martyr Dalal Mughrabi?”

Notes: 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, killing 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.
PA officials honor mothers of Martyrs and ‎prisoners 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 31, 2015
Official PA TV News reported on an event held ‎by the Commission of Prisoners and Released ‎Prisoners' Affairs in honor of prisoners’ ‎mothers in Ramallah, on the occasion of ‎Mothers’ Day. ‎
Um Nasser Abu Hmeid: “Nasser [is serving] ‎seven life sentences and 50 years, Sharif – ‎four, Nasser – five and Muhammad [is serving] ‎two life sentences and 30 years. They have ‎been in prison for 13 years.”‎
Chairman of the PA-funded Prisoners' Club ‎Qadura Fares: “The Palestinian nation honors ‎the woman fighting alongside her son as much ‎as it honors Jihad fighters and those who fight ‎against the occupation. We would like to tell ‎those mothers that we are one family, [we] ‎who fight for freedom, we are all one family.”‎
District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh ‎Laila Ghannam: “We honor the patient, ‎fighting mothers who feel pride, in spite of their ‎wounds, because they believe this homeland ‎deserves their loved ones, their sons.”‎
Official PA TV reporter: “Not far away, Majid ‎Faraj, head of the [Palestinian] General ‎Intelligence Service, honored mothers of ‎Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners of the ‎intelligence establishment, for their pioneering ‎role… Here Palestinian mothers stand firm in ‎spite of their wounds and the burden on their ‎shoulders. The ‘Al-Khansas’ of Palestine have ‎sacrificed their sons as prisoners of the ‎homeland, and they [share] one sense of ‎pride.”‎

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Fatah official hints that military action against Israel should be used if Arab Peace Initiative not considered 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 29, 2015
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day interviewed Fatah Central Committee Member and Commissioner of Foreign Branches Jamal Muhaisen on the resolutions of the Arab League summit:
     “We are approaching the seventh decade of the Israeli occupation of the land of Palestine, occupied since 1948, and the fifth decade of lands occupied in 1967.
If there won’t be an arrangement in the region based on this initiative [the Arab initiative], there will be a different Arab position. This requires a meeting of the Arab generals, ministers of defense, and foreign ministers, so that we can design a new strategy by which we will force the Nazi leadership, which rules the Palestinian people today - a racist leadership with expansionist tendencies - [to surrender]. After all, the world goes into action wherever there is an attack [on innocents] except when it comes to the Palestinian people.”
Fatah posts image of youth painting ‎Fatah logo, with rifles and map erasing ‎Israel 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, Mar. 27, 2015

Fatah posted a photo to its Facebook page ‎showing a young man painting the Fatah ‎logo, with rifles, flags of “Palestine” and a ‎map including both PA areas and all of ‎Israel, on a brick wall. ‎
Posted text: “Anyone who thinks Fatah’s ‎flame has been extinguished, just wait. ‎Under the ashes lies a volcano.”‎
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PFLP representative: “We will carve [our history] with blood” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Mar. 11, 2015
Chief of the Political Bureau of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Lebanon, Abu Jaber Loubani: “Either we write [our] independence in blood, or we write our Palestinian history on the walls of the prisons. We will carve [our history] with blood, siege and torture, and will engrave it on the dungeon walls. This is the Palestinian nation.”
Abbas’ advisor: "Peace is inconceivable" and "we must prepare ourselves for opening the options of resistance" 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 10, 2015
   The following text was posted by PA Chairman Abbas’ advisor and Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein on his official Facebook page. Al-Einein’s comments followed a statement made by Israeli MP Avigdor Liberman at an elections conference in March 2015 during the Israeli election campaign, about Israeli Arab MPs who are disloyal to the State of Israel. Liberman said: "Those who are against us, there's nothing to be done – we need to pick up an ax and cut off his head," Liberman said. "Otherwise we won't survive here." [Ha’aretz, March 9, 2015]. Al-Einein’s comments were reprinted in the official PA daily, but with slight changes that seem to make the content less severe. The differences are indicated below.

"... A call of the kind voiced by Liberman requires us to modify our statements… and to spread the culture of resistance in all its shapes, forms and manifestations... in order to save for something stronger than Liberman’s axes, [and use it] to kill his ilk, who are all [like] Liberman. (In the official PA daily the word “kill” had been changed to “tackle” –Ed.) For these calls pave the way to a dark phase [in our struggle] against this enemy – a phase in which there is no place for words, but [only] for actions after actions after actions. I say to all our Palestinian people that peace is inconceivable, and that it is now impossible to go back to any [form of] negotiations with such people. We must prepare ourselves for opening the options of resistance... The soil of the country that ejects the Israeli enemy from its midst; a land that will refuse to hold them in its bosom as dead [bodies], and they must understand that there is no place for them on our land alive..."

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Fatah official: Rabbi Glick’s visit to Al-Aqsa (Temple Mount) will “not be met with roses” 
Source: Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 3, 2015
      “Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Hanna Issa said yesterday [March 2, 2015] that the occupation government and its executive arms are now declaring the conflict to be religious and racial alone, not political as they used to claim.  This declaration was delivered after the occupation’s Magistrate Court announced that the extremist [Rabbi] Yehuda Glick is permitted to enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque, despite the police ban, and also ruled to pay him half a million shekels [in compensation], because as far as the court is concerned, ‘the ban on entering the Mosque is illegal’…  Issa noted that the return of the extremist Glick to the Al-Aqsa Mosque at this tense time constitutes a blatant affront to the Palestinians’ feelings… At the end of his statement, Secretary-General Hanna Issa stressed that the silence of the Arab and Islamic [world] on [the issue of] Jerusalem, its residents and the racist and political war of abuse [being waged] against them daily, in addition to the fact that they [the Arabs and Muslims] are not taking a clear and serious stand, will necessarily lead to daily, direct confrontations with the executive branches of the occupation government all around the city.
Fatah’s official spokesman in Jerusalem, Raafat Alayan, said that… the invasions of Glick and his group of extremists would not be met with roses, and that the path to Al-Aqsa would not be paved for them… It should be noted that the extremist Glick survived an attempted assassination for his provocative actions, which include his invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.”

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Fatah calls for "general mobilization" in response to Rabbi Glick’s visit to Al-Aqsa (Temple Mount) 
Source: Facebook, Fatah - The Main Page, Mar. 3, 2015

Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”
Posted text: “Fatah’s [branch] in Jerusalem calls for a general mobilization tomorr