PA official: Our Canaanite forefathers, who built Palestine 6,000 years ago, originally came from Arabian Peninsula
Official PA TV program Special Interview, on Saudi Independence Day, hosting Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash
Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash: "[The Palestinian-Saudi connection is] a connection of rooted comradeship that Islam built, and the Arab language and the historical depth that connects the Saudi Arabian Kingdom – the land of the Arabs – to all members of the Arab nation formed one Arabness and formed [the connection]. We must remember from this that our Canaanite forefathers, who built Palestine and its culture 6,000 years ago and more, originally came from the Arabian Peninsula (sic., PMW found no evidence for this claim). We are all connected to this pure, holy, and blessed territory."