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PA TV host: Palestinian refugee family left with other families in 1948 expecting to return in two weeks
Official PA TV program The Pioneers, on Palestinian attorney, author and poet Iskandar Khuri Discussion about the life of Iskandar Khuri until the establishment of Israel in 1948, when he left his home in the Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem and went to Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. Official PA TV...
Sep 8, 2016
PA government calls on Palestinians of the "Interior" to carry out Ribat at Al-Aqsa
“In its weekly meeting, which was held yesterday [Aug. 16, 2016] in Ramallah led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, … the [PA] government expressed appreciation for the heroic stand of our people who pray and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), from...”
Aug 17, 2016
Palestinian daily refers to Israeli soldiers in 1948 war as "Zionist gangs" "with a thirst for killing"
Headline: “Refugee Ali Karake: They notified us that the Zionist gangs would be making a short visit!” “Allar is an expelled village located southwest of ancient Jerusalem in an area called Wadi Al-Sarar, and includes a number of Crusader, Mamluk, and Ottoman antiquities and architectural...”
May 18, 2016
PA Ministry of Information claims Britain’s “worst political crime” has led to Palestinian “genocide”; calls on Palestinians to continue path of “resistance”
Headline: “National demands” “The PLO International Relations Department emphasized that the right of return will continue to be one of the national principles that cannot be renounced, and that it is a sacred historic and legal right and cannot be changed according to international law and...”
May 16, 2016
Palestinian National Council: Britain must recognize Palestinian state to make up for “historic sin”, right of return is non-negotiable
"The [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) demanded of the UN to act to implement resolution 194, to enable the refugees to return to their land that was occupied by the Zionist gangs in 1948, and to put an end to the arrogance of the occupation and its frivolous..."
May 15, 2016
Fatah Lebanon praises female terrorists like Dalal Mughrabi, Wafa Idris, Ayyat Al-Akhras as role models
"Before the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution the Palestinian woman was active in all areas of life, and stories from before the Nakba (i.e., "the catastrophe," Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) bear witness to this. During the offensive of the Zionist gangs..."
Jan 16, 2016
Fatah official: “The current Zionist strategy… is based on the effort to build the alleged Temple in place of the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
"Fatah Central Committee Member Abbas Zaki said that Jordan is considered the present refuge for all oppressed, and emphasized that Jordan's stability is a real strength for Palestine. During the mass rally in the [Jordanian town] Zarka at the compound for professional unions, organized two nights..."
Dec 16, 2015
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”
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...”
Dec 16, 2015
Abbas and PA PM making sure all Hebron terrorists’ bodies are returned and given state funerals
Headline: “The government inaugurates 20 projects worth over 7 million dollars in order to strengthen the resolve of Hebron residents” “During its weekly meeting, held yesterday [Nov. 3, 2015] in Hebron, the [PA] government called for the UN Security Council and General Assembly to obligate Israel...”
Nov 4, 2015
Israel’s founders were “gangs of [the] settlers” who committed “acts of killing and genocide”
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosts Fatah Spokesman Ahmad Assaf Official Fatah Spokesman Ahmad Assaf: “Stabbing attempt, threat, running over [by car], and all such excuses have become like a broken record. Nobody in the world listens to the Israeli stories any longer… At the moment,...”
Sep 18, 2015
Fatah official: Israel and ISIS both carry out “uprooting with weapons and terror” and are “the root of barbarity, crime and terror”
Op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Committee member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “Even if the press overflows with pictures of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu crying, and even if the occupation state’s President [Reuven] Rivlin’s tears flood the streets of...”
Aug 2, 2015
PA TV program: Israel’s establishment “by the Zionist gangs” a “crime against humanity”
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day hosted Director General of the PLO Department of Refugee Affairs Ahmad Hanoun. Official PA TV host: “The Palestinian nation in the homeland and the diaspora commemorates today [May 13, 2015] the 67th anniversary of the most heinous crime against humanity...”
May 13, 2015
Ramallah governor speaking in Abbas’ name calls the Israeli army “killing gangs”
“District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam paid a visit of mourning, in the name of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, to the home of the Al-Qatari family, following the Martyrdom (Shahada) of Issa Al-Qatari. Ghannam relayed a telegram of condolence from President Mahmoud Abbas...”
Sep 12, 2014
Fatah official: "Popular uprising continues" but "conditions are not yet ripe for intifada"
Headline: “An interview with Abbas Zaki” “Q. For the first time, the Palestinians are united behind their demands, but the negotiations have dragged on for two weeks. What is going on? [Member of Fatah Central Committee and Fatah Commissioner of Arab Relations and Relations with China Abbas Zaki:]...”
Aug 19, 2014
Official PA daily: Israel occupies the Negev (region in southern Israel)
“In recent years, the Israel Antiquities Authority has discovered numerous Byzantine-period sites in the Negev desert, including – in addition to churches – synagogues from the same period, built beside the churches. It is known that several synagogues from the Byzantine and early Islamic...”
May 27, 2014
Fatah official: Israel is a “colonialist Zionist enterprise” in alliance with the US that seeks to weaken the entire Arab region
Op-ed by Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki “On May 14, 1948, colonialist Britain announced the end of its Mandate in Palestine and the completion of its mission, [which was] to allow the Zionist movement to take over. As the last day [of the Mandate] drew to a close, it [Britain] began...”
May 15, 2014
Op-ed in official PA daily: Israel is a "monstrosity" and its establishment is "a crime unprecedented in history"
Op-ed by regular columnist Baha Rahal in the official PA daily: "Sixty-six years ago, a monstrosity was born, which grew over the ruins of an entire people, which had been expelled from its land and homeland, and its name became Israel. This monstrosity has an army that defeated the armies of the..."
May 7, 2014
PA daily derides Jewish Temple as “myth” and “legend”
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. Headline: “Settler invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque continue” “Gangs of settlers invaded...”
Dec 23, 2013
Abbas: Terrorist planner of bus attack is the “dear son… murdered in cold blood”
“President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas conveyed his condolences over the Martyrdom death of fighter Muhammad Asi whom the occupation forces murdered in cold blood two days ago [Oct. 22, 2013]. In his telegram to the Asi family, the President said: ‘[It was] with great pain that we...”
Oct 24, 2013
PA-funded youth magazine: Israel was established by a “[Zionist] gang, whose blood was nurtured with hatred towards mankind... lacking any humane trait”
Zayzafuna, a PA-funded youth magazine, published an article on the anniversary of the Nakba (i.e., ‘the catastrophe,’ Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) Headline: “Palestinian Nakba day” “Emotions stir on this anniversary day, hearts yearn, one can’t breathe, movements...”
May 1, 2013
Palestinians are “true owners of the land” who were forced out by “Zionist gangs”
Headline: “The Nakba and the Intilaqa anniversary as seen by senior officials" “’48 is no more than a number, yet it has changed the face of history. Since the Nakba (i.e., ‘the catastrophe,’ Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) it’s been etched on Palestinian skulls in...”"
Jan 2, 2013
PA daily: Children write letters to Queen calling Balfour Declaration a “sin” and “crime”
“Young Palestinians whose parents were exiled from their villages and towns in 1948 wrote to Queen Elizabeth II... on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration... They demanded that the British dignitaries and Arthur James Balfour’s descendants apologize for [the fact that] he...”
Nov 7, 2012
Balfour Declaration “helped Zionist gangs drive Palestinians from their land and repress them”
“The Palestinian parliamentary delegation headed by Salim Al-Zaanoun, Speaker of the Palestinian Parliament (Legislative Council), continued its intensive activity at the five-day Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Canada… Delegate Zuheir Sandouqa attended a session dealing with building...”
Oct 26, 2012
PA Foreign Minister accuses Israel of "systematic ethnic cleansing" in Jerusalem
"Foreign Minister Riad Al-Maliki called on the non-aligned states and the international community to demand that Israel and its settlers account for their unceasing violations, their crimes against humanity, and war crimes against the Palestinian nation, its national aspirations, and its natural..."
Aug 29, 2012
PA daily demonizes Israelis in 1948 as "the Zionist gangs"
Excerpt of a review of Arafat's life noting both military and political activity (including Oslo Accords, peace process with Israel, Nobel Peace Prize): "Today is the 83rd anniversary of the birth of the Martyr leader, Yasser Arafat… He headed for Palestine in the spring of 1948, and fought against..."
Aug 4, 2012