Tag Archive for Fatah

Fatah official brutally arrested for suggesting Abbas is senile

A senior Palestinian official and outspoken critic of the PA autocrat Mahmoud Abbas, was arrested “in a brutal manner by the Palestinian security forces,” after posting a comment on Facebook questioning the 84-year-old’s mental health.

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

A senior Fatah official who called into question the mental health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been arrested by the Palestinian security forces.

Hussam Khader, 59, an elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), was arrested by PA security forces at this home in Balata refugee camp in Nablus on Friday.

Khader, an outspoken critic of the PA leadership, was arrested by the PA’s Protective Security Service after he posted a comment on Facebook criticizing the 84-year-old Abbas’s handling of a recent strike by Palestinian physicians who are demanding a salary increase. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Militants Threaten People Not to Back Trump Plan on Pain of Death

WATCH: A new music video posted on the official Facebook page of Palestinian autocrat Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party warns the Palestinians of what will happen to them if they support Trump’s “Peace to Prosperity” plan.

By Ryan Jones

 

The Trump Administration has lamented that there are almost no voices of support for the “Peace to Prosperity” plan among the Palestinians. 

Sure, the proposal leans toward Israeli security concerns and requires Palestinian compliance before any rewards are to be had. But it does contain quite a lot of reward for the Palestinians, including what are, quite frankly, unearned economic incentives.

Screen Shot of PMW translation

But evidence suggests that it’s not so much the content of the plan that has precluded any support among the Palestinians. Continue Reading »

Israeli ‘peace partners’ honor 55 years of attacks on Israel with ‘suicide belts’

WATCH: Amid ongoing row with rival Hamas, in Ramallah Fatah celebrates their 55th anniversary of its first attack on Israel by firing shots in the air and holding a parade of Palestinian terrorists donning fake suicide vests.

By i24NEWS

 

Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Ramallah, the West Bank seat of the Mahmoud Abbas-led Palestinian Authority, to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the first attack on Israel launched by the terrorist Fatah movement.

A dozen masked men brandishing assault rifles spearheaded the march, firing several rounds in the air. Some also donned fake suicide vests, as a nod to the group’s past attacks on Israel. Continue Reading »

Palestinian leaders welcome Oslo ban of ‘Jewish settlement’ products

Fatah welcomes Norway’s outlawing municipal departments and other local authorities from purchasing goods or services from Jewish communities that operate in Judea and Samaria, be they Israeli or international corporations.

By Elad Benari

 

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the newly-installed Oslo City Council to ban Israeli “settlement” goods and services from public procurements as part of the Norwegian capital’s platform for 2019-2023.

“Stressing the illegal status of Israeli settlement on Palestinian lands as a violation of international law, referring to the 2016 United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 that reaffirmed the illegality of the settlements under international law, and recalling the well-known special commitment of the great Norwegian Nation to international law and human rights the Fatah movement welcomes the decision of the newly installed City Council of Oslo to ban Israeli settlement goods and services from public procurements as part of Oslo’s platform for 2019-2023,” said the spokesman of Fatah in Europe, Jamal Nazzal, in a statement quoted by the PA’s official Wafa news agency. Continue Reading »

At long last! Facebook takes down Fatah’s Official Page due to incitement

Palestinian Media Watch’s 45-page report convinces Facebook, after years of being an “accomplice in Fatah’s terror promotion,” to replace incitement with a new message when users go to Fatah’s official page, “Sorry, this content isn’t available right now.”

By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN

 

Facebook appears to have shut down Fatah’s official Facebook page.

When users click on the page, they receive a message saying, “Sorry, this content isn’t available right now.”

Fatah Facebook Page - Screenshot: Facebook/IsraelandStuff/PP

Fatah Official Facebook Page banner. – Screenshot: Facebook/IsraelandStuff/PP

Efforts to get the page closed began earlier this year by the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) organization, which appealed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with the following message: “We strongly request that Facebook immediately close and delete Fatah’s Facebook page and ensure that no similar page is reopened.” Continue Reading »

Fatah expels mayor, will punish Palestinians partying with Jews at wedding

The Fatah leadership expelled the mayor, is demanding his resignation as mayor, called on the Palestinian Authority to investigate all Palestinians who were seen celebrating with the Jews, and issued a statement strongly condemning their presence at the wedding, dubbing it ‘harmful to Palestinian national customs.’

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

The mayor of a Palestinian town in the West Bank is facing strong condemnations for inviting Jewish settlers to the wedding of his son.

The Palestinian ruling Fatah faction decided to expel the mayor from its ranks and has called on the Palestinian Authority security forces to launch an investigation against the Palestinians who were seen celebrating with the settlers during the wedding. Continue Reading »

Coping with stomach cancer, Abbas’ replacement is named by Fatah

Should the Palestinian autocrat be incapacitated, Fatah officials appointed Mahmoud al-Aloul as “acting president of Palestine” for 90 days, until elections can be held.
• Fatah officials claim appointment of interim leader was prompted by ‘rumors’ of Abbas’ failing health.

By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff

 

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will be replaced by his deputy, Mahmoud al-Aloul, if he becomes unable to fulfill his duties, Fatah’s Central Committee decided in Ramallah on Saturday.

According to Palestinian media outlets, Fatah’s Central Committee decided that should Abbas, 82, were unable to continue in his role, al-Aloul will be appointed “acting president of Palestine for a period of three months until elections can be held.” Continue Reading »

WATCH: Fatah/Palestinian gangster tells Israel Border Police officer, ‘Go to hell’

Watch Senior PLO/Fatah member Jibril Rajoub, surrounded by a half-dozen bodyguards, verbally abuse a female Israel Border Police officer at the Cave of the Patriarchs.

By Elad Benari

 

Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub was filmed on Wednesday as he verbally confronted Border Police officers at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron.

Rajoub was filmed at the exit to the compound as he was yelling at a Border Police officer: “Do not threaten me, calm down, what a madman you are, do not shout at anyone.”

He then turned to a female officer and told her, “Shut up, go to hell.” Continue Reading »

Abbas opts to celebrate Christmas Eve meeting with Fatah terrorists for Facebook posts

Palestinian autocrat Abbas spent part of Christmas eve meeting with Rafat Jawabra, current commander of Fatah’s main terrorist organization, al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades, who was recently released from prison for planning a suicide bombing attack against Israeli civilians 16 years ago.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spent part of Christmas eve on Sunday night meeting with a former senior commander of the al-Aksa Martys Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, recently released from prison for plotting a suicide bombing attack against Israel 16 years ago.

Rafat Jawabra was received in the PA president’s office on Sunday evening. Photos of the meeting were posted on Fatah’s official Facebook page and in the post, Jawabra is referred to as the commander of the al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades, a known terrorist organization. Continue Reading »

After Egyptian-led reconciliation of rival Palestinian faction, Hamas leaders go to Iran

Under the auspices of the Egyptian leadership, Hamas & Fatah finally signed a long sought after reconciliation agreement, but instead of solidifying its new relationship with Egypt, Hamas leaders travelled to Iran to enhance mutual cooperation, to Cairo’s pique.

By ADAM RASGON

 

A high-level Hamas delegation led by Hamas Deputy Politburo chief Salih al-Arouri arrived in Tehran on Friday to meet with Iranian officials, Hamas’s official website reported.

The delegation’s arrival in the Iranian capital came just a week after Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement to advance national reconciliation efforts under the auspices of Egypt. Iran and Egypt have cold ties. Continue Reading »

Palestinian official fingers Mossad for elimination of Fatah operative in Sweden

A Fatah official blames Israel for the “assassination” of Mohammad Bazam, found dead in his Stockholm apartment from gunshots to his neck and head, because Swedish police refused to comment on motive for the murder.

By Daniel Siryoti

 

Senior Palestinian officials have accused the Mossad of assassinating a Fatah operative in Stockholm.

Mossad – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

According to Arab media reports, Mohammad Bazam, 29, a former Gaza Strip resident who spent time in an Israeli prison for a series of security offenses, was shot once in the neck and once in the head by two assailants in his home. Bazam, who left Gaza for Sweden following his release from prison, was found dead in his Stockholm apartment Saturday morning. Continue Reading »

Fatah calls for ‘day of rage’ in protest to Temple Mount’s new security measures

Completely ignoring the Saudis utilize the same security measures at their holy sites, Palestinian worshippers are enraged over the newly installed magnometers at the entrances to the Temple Mount following Friday’s deadly terror attack.

By Elior Levy

 

After the series of confrontations between Muslims and Israeli security forces over the new security measures introduced at the entrances to the Temple Mount, the Fatah movement announced on Tuesday that a day of rage  in east Jerusalem and the West Bank that will take place on Wednesday.

In addition, Tanzim—the militant faction of Fatah—decided that Friday prayers would be held in squares in the main Palestinian cities and sermons would be dedicated to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and against Israel’s increased security measures. Continue Reading »

Palestinians commit double-attack, Abbas rebukes Israel for ‘executing’ armed terrorists

 

PA chairman’s political faction doesn’t condemn Palestinian-ISIS terror-attack in Jerusalem, but criticizes Israel for the 3 terrorists dying after being neutralized by security forces near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, while they were carrying out their combined shooting & stabbing attack.

By Arutz Sheva North America Staff

 

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah on Friday night blasted Israel for killing the three terrorists who carried out the combined shooting and stabbing attack in the Old City of Jerusalem, in which 23-year-old Border Police officer Hadas Malka was murdered.

Weapons used in Jerusalem Attack – Israel Police

In a statement, Fatah referred to the killing of the three as an “execution” and described it as a “war crime”. Continue Reading »

Hunger strike organizer Barghouti transferred to different prison, placed in isolation

 

In an effort to thwart an organized hunger strike of nearly 1000 Palestinian prisoners, jailed Fatah leader was moved to a different prison.

By i24NEWS

 

The imprisoned Fatah leader, Marwan Barghouti, who led the charge on a mass hunger strike among Palestinian prisoners on Sunday, was moved to a new prison and put in isolation Monday, reported Palestinian and Israeli media.

According to reports, he was transferred along with three other prisoners from Israel’s Hadarim prison to Jalama prison, north of Jenin in an effort to thwart the ongoing hunger strike among nearly 1000 Palestinian prisoners.

A banner with Marwan Barghouti’s image at an anti-Israel demonstration.

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Facebook Reinstates the Fatah Movement Page with Apologies to Palestinian Terrorists

Fatah Facebook Page - Screenshot: Facebook/IsraelandStuff/PP

 

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement had its Facebook page shut down with the page’s 12 administrators receiving 30 day bans for promoting violence, a violation of its community standards. After protest, the page was returned, administrators reinstated, and apologies given to Fatah movement.

By Israel Today Staff

 

To the stunned approval of Israel and its supporters Facebook earlier this week shut down the official account of the ruling Palestinian faction, Fatah.

Abbas incites further by honoring those killed trying to kill Jews. – PMW screenshot

Someone apparently felt Fatah had violated Facebook community standards by posting an old photo of its former leader, Yasser Arafat, posing with a rifle next to the group’s current leader, Mahmoud Abbas. Continue Reading »