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PA: FIFA suspended Rajoub because of “claims by… Palestinian Media Watch”
Official PA TV host: "The [Palestinian Football] Association pointed out that the [FIFA] Disciplinary Committee based its decision [to suspend Jibril Rajoub] on claims by organizations of settlers in the occupied territories who call themselves Palestinian Media Watch." [Official PA TV, Pal Sport,...
Sep 1, 2018
Article in official PA daily condemns FIFA suspension of Jibril Rajoub, saying it’s “part of the war that the Israeli occupation is leading against our Palestinian sport”
Headline: "Even FIFA acts in cooperation with the occupation and closes its eyes to [the occupation's] crimes" "FIFA's politically biased decision, under pressure from ‘the Zionist lobby,' to ban Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] General Jibril..."
Aug 29, 2018
The Palestinian Football Association condemns FIFA suspension of its Chairman, Jibril Rajoub, calling it a “racist, fascist, and miserable decision”
Headline: "Prominent figures in the field of sports condemn FIFA's decision against Rajoub and launch a Donate a Dollar campaign" "The [Amwaj independent radio station's] bureau of information said that the [Palestinian Football] Association announced that it condemns the punishment imposed on..."
Aug 27, 2018
Fatah: FIFA suspension of Rajoub is an “unfair decision that is biased… politicized, and not based on proper and clear legal principles and foundations”
Headline: "Fatah: FIFA's decision against Rajoub is cruel and politically biased" "The Fatah Movement opposed the FIFA decision against Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub (refers to FIFA sanctions against Rajoub for inciting hatred..."
Aug 27, 2018
PLO Chief Negotiator condemns FIFA decision to suspend Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub
Headline: "Erekat condemns FIFA’s decision against Rajoub and calls on it to reexamine it" "Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, [Fatah Central Committee member, and PLO Chief Negotiator] Saeb Erekat condemned the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decision against [Chairman of the Palestinian..."
Aug 25, 2018
Palestinian Football Association blames PMW for Rajoub's suspension from FIFA
“From the first moment that the FIFA Disciplinary Committee launched a series of proceedings on May 29, 2018, at the request of the Israel Football Association and one of the Israeli extremist right-wing organizations [PMW], it was clear to us that there is a deliberate intent to ban Palestinian...”
Aug 24, 2018
Oslo mayor awarded with “Jibril Rajoub” plaque with map erasing Israel on it
Headline: “The Al-Quds Girls team gave the mayor of Oslo the Rajoub Plaque” The article includes a picture of Al-Quds Girls team administrative manager Khitam Mahmoud giving Oslo Mayor Marianne Borgen the “Jibril Rajoub Plaque,” which includes the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel...
Aug 3, 2018
Qadri Abu Bakr appointed as head of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, replacing Issa Karake, due to internal Palestinian politics
Headline: "A presidential decision regarding the establishment of a committee to manage the [PLO] Commission of Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs" "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to establish a committee headed by Maj.-Gen. Qadri Abu Bakr to manage the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners'..."
Aug 3, 2018
Fatah Central Committee Member: Israel “entirely subsists on oppression and official terror,” refers to terrorist prisoners as an “important, and noble sector”
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day, on the anniversary of a Palestinian prisoner hunger strike in Nafha Prison that took place in the 1980s, interview with Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: “These days, this enemy wants to turn the...”
Jul 25, 2018
Fatah official Rajoub on Argentina’s cancellation of a friendly football match with Israel: “the Argentinian national team clearly gave a slap to this Israeli fascism, Nazism, and racism”
Official PA TV News, on Argentina’s cancellation of the friendly football match between the Israeli and Argentinian national teams in Jerusalem on June 9, 2018, phone interview with Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub Fatah Central...
Jun 6, 2018
Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association congratulates Argentina on canceling a friendly match with Israel, saying: “We hope that what happened will lead the Israeli side to draw several lessons”
Official PA TV Live, press conference by Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub on the efforts that led to the Argentinian national team canceling its friendly football match with Israel in Jerusalem that was set for June 9, 2018...
Jun 6, 2018
Rajoub condemns Israel-Argentina match in Jerusalem: We’ll target Messi. Burn your Messi shirts, he shouldn’t “beautify the fascist occupation's image”
Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub: "We gave a letter to the ambassador of Argentina... intended for the government of Argentina and the Argentine [Football] Association, but it is also intended for [Argentine football player Lionel]..."
Jun 3, 2018
Head of Palestinian Football Association accuses Israel of “politicizing” sport, while calling on Argentina to avoid match against Israel in “occupied Jerusalem”
“Chairman of the [PLO] Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs and the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub called on Argentina to avoid participating in the friendly football match [with Israel] that is expected to take place on June 9  in occupied Jerusalem, as part of the...”
May 28, 2018
Fatah official attacks US over Jerusalem decision, demonizes Israel, and accuses Israel of “defilement of the sanctified places in Jerusalem,” and calls riots and terror attacks as “epics of courage”
Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs Jibril Rajoub: “What American President [Donald Trump] did when he omitted Jerusalem with a single stroke from the final resolution issues provides a recipe for continuation of the war and adds fuel to...”
Mar 6, 2018
Fatah official presents Ambassador to Uruguay plaque with map of “Palestine”
Posted text: “[Fatah Central Committee Secretary] #Jibril_Rajoub welcomes the Ambassador of Uruguay [to Palestine Enrique Ribeiro]” The image shows Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub handing Ambassador of Uruguay to Palestine Enrique Ribeiro an honorary plaque featuring the PA map of...
Mar 4, 2018
Two-faced Rajoub who prohibits sports with Israel: “Sports can be… a bridge to making peace” but not with “our enemy [Israel], which doesn’t want us to engage in sports”
Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: "I hope that all the nations that have conflicts will insist on separating sports and politics. Sports can be a bridge to affection and creating connections, and a bridge to making peace. Of course, that's true for the whole world except for our..."
Feb 27, 2018
Fatah official: "There is no such thing as the capital city of the Jews;" Israel is "exploiting religion in order to justify its massacres and the terror" against Palestinians
Official PA TV program Pulse of the Fields, hosting Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs Jibril Rajoub Fatah Central Committee Secretary and Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs Jibril Rajoub: “We think that...”
Feb 5, 2018
Fatah official calls to implement same “peaceful and non-violent“ policies towards Israel as towards South Africa, compares Trump to “colonialist“ Balfour
“Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub demanded to strengthen the solidarity with our people, by the international community taking decisive steps regarding Israel. Rajoub emphasized that the time has come for the same policy that succeeded in South Africa to be implemented, and...”
Dec 18, 2017
Fatah official against Trump deciison on Jerusalem: Jerusalem must be called Al-Quds, there will be a "volcanic eruption"
Official PA TV, special broadcast, hosting Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: “Since the first day we have said that the role of the US has ended (i.e., following US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital;...”
Dec 13, 2017
Fatah official: US VP Pence is not welcome in the PA, following US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Headline: “Rajoub: The US vice president is not welcome in Palestine” “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub said that American Vice President Mike Pence, who is supposed to visit the region this month, is not welcome in Palestine. Rajoub said: ‘I say on behalf of Fatah that we...”
Dec 8, 2017
Palestinian reactions to US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: “A knife in the back,” “It will bring disgrace and destruction on the region,” “A clash is anticipated”
“Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub said… that the transfer of the [US] embassy proves to us clearly that [US President Donald] Trump’s administration is not objective in its relations with the two sides in the struggle, is not balanced, and does not view Jerusalem as occupied...”
Dec 7, 2017
Fatah official: Israel is “a racist and fascist occupation... a distorted model, even for the Nazis”
Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: “There are still 5 million [Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip] from 1967 until now, who [through] their bare chests stand against a racist and fascist occupation, and what [the Israelis] are doing against this great people is a distorted...”
Dec 6, 2017
Fatah official: Trump stole from the Arab nation, gave keys to Al-Aqsa Mosque and Church of the Holy Sepulchre to the Jews
Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: “What [US President Donald] Trump did today [Dec. 6, 2017] is an act of theft [from] the Arab nation in a live and direct broadcast. This is a coup against the historical, legal, and religious place of Jerusalem. Today Trump gave the keys of the...”
Dec 6, 2017
Fatah offiical glorifies Arafat; "The struggle [will be waged] through all of the types of operation, not just the rifle"
Official PA TV, on the 13th anniversary of the death of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat, interview with Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: "Our culture and idea as Fatah members, led by our teacher and master, the great Yasser..."
Nov 11, 2017