PA daily refers to Israel as "the territories occupied in 1948"
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Aug. 13, 2012

 
     "President Mahmoud Abbas expressed his condolences yesterday evening to the families of the victims of the tragic road accident that took place east of Tulkarem… The eight victims from Jaba' were employed in the territories occupied in 1948 (i.e., Israel)."