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PA TV admits Israel warned Gaza residents prior to airstrikes on buildings
Official PA TV reporter: "A short while ago the Israeli occupation and its intelligence services called the owner of this tower… so that he would evacuate it… The area around this tower was evacuated, and some of the roads leading to it were blocked to protect the lives of the residents due to the..."
PA TV admits Israel warned civilians in Gaza to leave buildings before bombings
Official PA TV reporter: “When they were informed that this tower will be attacked… the site was completely evacuated. The block, the street, the civilian buildings, and the residential buildings in the area - completely - including children and women, and we saw it… The guard who works in this...”
PA TV interviews Israeli Druze that supports Israel; PA TV host denies Jewish right to self-determination, Israel’s equal treatment of minorities
Official PA TV program From the Interior, on the Israeli Jewish Nation-State Law and the Israeli Druze community, hosting Atty. Samer Ali, who submitted a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court against the law by the Druze Lawyer Forum, and Ata Farahat, who opposes the Arab-Druze opposition to the...
Aug 4, 2018
Man from Gaza hopes for all-encompassing peace: “Israelis have a right to live and Palestinians have a right to live”
Official PA TV program I Call You, on Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, hosting the father of prisoner Ammar Al-Daghmeh, who is serving a 16-year prison sentence; PMW was unable to verify the nature of Al-Daghmeh’s crimes Father of Ammar Al-Daghmeh: “I am full of hope that the moment will come when...”
Sep 11, 2017
PA TV supports Israeli law against polygamy
Official PA TV program Keepers of Our Flame, on Arab women in Israel, hosting Israeli Arab Naela Awad from the Israeli NGO Women Against Violence Women Against Violence activist Naela Awad: "It can be seen that despite there being a law against polygamy in the State [of Israel], the implementation..."
Jul 9, 2017
Girl’s poem idealizes Martyrdom, but PA TV host says “We need to live for Palestine”
Girl: "[Jerusalem] will yet return as long as on its land a Martyr dies each day O mother, do not cry, as your son was not born to live He was born to die as a Martyr, and thus defeat the occupiers Oh! Palestine Oh! My beloved You cry over your children, your women, your Martyrs But no! We will not..."
Feb 25, 2017
Released prisoner had earned high school diploma and BA while in prison
“The occupation authorities released prisoner Imad Muhammad Al-Athamneh, 45, this evening, Wednesday [Feb. 22, 2017], after he served his sentence of 14 years… It should be noted that prisoner Imad Al-Athamneh is married and a father of six children, and he earned a high school diploma and a...”
Feb 22, 2017
Prisoner studied history and political science at Hebrew University, learned 16 languages while in prison
Headline: "Jaradat: I read 6,000 books and learned 16 languages in prison" "He glances at the various Hebrew websites, and when we asked him about his life he said: 'My name is Hilal Jaradat from Jenin in the West Bank. I served 27 years in the Israeli occupation's prisons after I killed 3 Israeli..."
Jan 26, 2017
PA official: "Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic religions – Islam, Christianity, and Judaism... Religious tolerance is a human requirement"
Headline: “The Palestinian people believes in religious and political co-existence and upholds it in theory and in practice” “Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa said: ‘… We, as a Palestinian people, believe in religious and...”
Dec 4, 2016
Official PA daily reports on Israeli-Palestinian cooperation in puting out fires, acknowledges that Israel publically thanked Palestinians for helping
Headline: "Netanyahu calls the [PA] president and thanks him for the participation of the [PA] Civil Defense teams in putting out the fires - Israelis: We are talking in Hebrew mixed with Arabic and fighting [the fires] through a common language" "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas received a phone call..."
Nov 27, 2016
PA daily reports on Israeli poll results showing majority of Israelis support two-state solution
Headline: "Survey: Large Israeli support for the two-state solution and holding regional negotiations" "The results of a survey carried out by Israeli Peace Initiative (i.e., Israeli organization promoting a regional peace agreement) showed that support for the two-state solution is still large,..."
Jul 30, 2016
Palestinian self-criticism: Rebuke of Muslim leaders who say Jews are descendants of apes and pigs, on private Palestinian news site
“If they are indeed the descendants of apes and pigs, and they are succeeding in defeating us for nearly 100 years, does the fact that apes and pigs are defeating us add honor to us?”
Jul 14, 2016
PA TV story depicts Jew in a positive light
Official PA TV program Ramadan in the City hosts Prof. Ramzi Suleiman of the University of Haifa’s Psychology Department Official PA TV storyteller Lutf Nweiser: “Once there was a man with endless possessions, and he obtained his possessions honestly, gave charity, did many acts of kindness...”
Jun 25, 2016
Op-ed in PA daily: Israeli government is led by "terrorists who live on biblical myths", and acknowledges that many groups of Jews also work for peace
Headline: "Israel's terrorists blame others for what exists in them" Op-ed by Jihad Al-Khazen in the official PA daily, re-printed from the London-based Al-Hayat "I have worked in journalism non-stop since I was an adolescent, and I followed the terror of the white regime in South Africa and the..."
Apr 12, 2016
Palestinian workers are paid twice as much by Israel than by the PA or in the West Bank
Headline: “The rate of unemployment in Palestine is 25.9 percent” “The [PA] Central Bureau of Statistics publicized yesterday [Feb. 25, 2016] that… the number of workers in the local market reached 846,000 in 2015, as the number of workers in the West Bank reached 570,000, and 276,000 in the Gaza...”
Feb 26, 2016
Op-ed in official PA daily: Israel is responsible for Antisemitism against Jews everywhere, because of Israeli policies against the Palestinians; “The fighting Palestinians are heroes of a national liberation movement”
Headline: “AIPAC’s statements blame us for what is happening in the new Israel” Op-ed by Jihad Al-Khazen, originally published in the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper "I say that Israel is a terrorist and Hamas is a national liberation movement. All of the above do not preclude me from noting that..."
Feb 23, 2016
Article in PLO-funded youth magazine acknowledges Jewish history in Israel
Headline: “A village of Palestine: Kafr Yasif in Acre” “Kafr Yasif is a village in the historic Palestinian Galilee, 11 kilometers from the city of Acre… Some say that the names Kafr Yasif – the village of Yusuf – Kafr Yasif are attributed to the Jewish leader Joseph son of Matityahu, known as...”
Nov 9, 2015
Israeli society presented positively on a PA TV channel
Official PA Filastin 48 TV interviewer: “I wish to return to the topic of the wide-scale presence of Eastern (i.e., Sephardi) Jews at your performances. I also wish to mention that I was in shock [when I saw] the [Arab Israeli] singer Violet Salameh who gives performances in Ashdod and Ashkelon...”
Sep 6, 2015
Gazan worker described working in Israel in the 90s as a “golden age”
Headline: “Younes Hussein reminisces about the golden age inside the Green Line” “[The period when they] worked inside the green line was a golden age for the Gaza workers. They were among the richest groups in the Strip and money was showered on them. Today, however, they are facing the most...”
May 3, 2015