In an effort to thwart an organized hunger strike of nearly 1000 Palestinian prisoners, jailed Fatah leader was moved to a different prison.
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.
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A banner with Marwan Barghouti’s image at an anti-Israel demonstration.
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 »
Jibril al Rajoub, an official in autocrat Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority, was not allowed entry into Egypt and detained at Cairo Int’l Airport until deported on first flight to Jordan.
CAIRO – Egyptian airport security denied entry to a senior Palestinian official on Monday and deported him, sources at Cairo airport said.
Fatah official Jibril al Rajoub (L), at event commemorating Arafat awards plaques with map of “Palestine” erasing Israel – Photo source: PMW
Jibril al Rajoub, a confidant of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and a high-ranking member of the central committee of Abbas’s Fatah movement, was told he was on a no-entry list and put on a flight to Jordan, the sources said. Continue Reading »
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement had its Facebook page shut down, blocks the page’s 12 administrators for promoting violence, a violation of its community standards.
By i24NEWS – AFP
Facebook has shut down the page of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s party Fatah, apparently over a picture of late leader Yasser Arafat with a weapon, the movement said on Monday.
“We received a message that our page violated Facebook’s regulations,” Munir al-Jaghub, a media officer with Fatah and one of the page’s administrators, told AFP.
All 12 administers of the Fatah Movement page have received a 30 day-ban from posting on Facebook – Illustration: IsraelandStuff/PP
The accounts of the 12 administrators of the page, which according to Jaghub had 70,000 followers, were also suspended for 30 days. Continue Reading »
Celebrating Palestinians claim exclusive sovereignty over Jewish, Christian, Muslim holy sites in Old City of Jerusalem, saying UNESCO resolution comes at a time of ‘increased Judaization of Jerusalem.
By Elior Levy
The ruling Fatah party has welcomed a UNESCO decision which negates the connection between Jews and the Temple Mount.
“This decision is an important victory for the Palestinian people, the protectors of al-Aqsa, and in terms of national defense,” a Palestinian spokesperson said.
A Fatah press release said that the importance of the decision lies in its content, specifically that it denies any historical connection between Jews and Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ ‘political’ party Fatah, finds honor in boasting they murdered 11,000 Israelis, sacrificed 170,000 ‘martyrs’, when they know their numbers are outrageously unrealistic.
By Hillel Fendel
In honor of an unknown milestone, Fatah yesterday posted a list of its achievements on behalf of the Arabs living in the Palestinian Authority-controlled areas. The Palestinian Media Watch organization reports that Fatah did not cite even one peace-seeking or peace-promoting achievement, and instead listed only its acts of violence and terror.
Fatah even boasted that its attacks have killed 11,000 Israelis. While Fatah and the PLO have been murdering Israelis since 1965, this number is nowhere near the truth. Continue Reading »
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Canada basically agreed with Jewish State’s contention that Israel has no ‘Peace Partner’: “Fatah did not entirely disassociate itself from acts of terrorism against the Israeli State even after renouncing armed struggle…”
By Israel Today Staff
Canada basically agreed with contentions that Israel has no “Peace Partners”: “Fatah did not entirely disassociate itself from acts of terrorism against the Israeli State even after renouncing armed struggle…”
Canada’s Federal Court last week upheld a decision that basically labeled Israel’s purported “peace partners” in the Palestinian Authority as terrorists.
Earlier, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada had denied asylum to Akram Muslih Anteer, a Palestinian man living in Sweden, because of his connection to Fatah. Continue Reading »
Gaza-based Al-Aqsa Voice Radio network silenced in the PA territory after Fatah issues threats.
By Tova Dvorin
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has banned a Gaza-based Hamas network from broadcasting within its borders Monday, it announced on its official Facebook page – apparently to stop incitement
While Israel has cracked down on incitement against Israelis and Jews from within the PA, the PA itself has apparently begun monitoring – and filtering – broadcasts as well.
Since last week, many staff members of the Al-Aqsa Radio Hamas channel’s PA branch have been arrested on “various pretexts,” sources told Walla! News, and were also threatened anonymously over the phone and on Facebook. Continue Reading »
Top Fatah official at rally puts up memorial to the murderer of Jews, lauding the Old City stabber declaring ‘right’ to cause ‘Israeli women to cry.’
By Ari Yashar
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction is at it again, heaping praise on the Arab terrorist who stabbed two Jews to death in Jerusalem’s Old City in early October and declaring that the murder of Jews is a Palestinian “right.”
Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen took part in a rally honoring the terrorist Muhannad Halabi, as reported by the Palestinian Arab Ma’an News Agency and translated and revealed by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW). Continue Reading »
Fatah’s ‘terror wing’ of the PA, the ruling Palestinian party, follows Hamas in its calling for suicide bombings, urges continued ‘popular struggle’ against the Israelis.
By Dalit Halevi
The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, the “terrorism arm” of the Fatah movement behind the government of Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, welcomed the shooting attack on the Be’er Sheva Central Bus Station Sunday, calling it a “heroic operation.”
“We call upon the Arab and Islamic nation to shoulder its responsibility towards Al-Aqsa Mosque,” the Brigades added in a statement, promising to “respond quickly” to “the enemy.”
“We urge all our people to back the popular struggle and [terror] outbreak to protect the holy places,” it added. Continue Reading »
Unknown assassins ambush Colonel Talal al-Ourdouni and his body guards inside of Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, leaving the senior official & a body guard dead.
By Matt Wanderman
A senior Fatah member was killed in southern Lebanon today (Saturday), according to a security official.
Ain el-Hilweh camp in southern Lebanon – Photo: Reuters
The source, who asked to remain anonymous, told AFP that “Colonel Talal al-Ourdouni was shot dead by two unidentified men while he was walking in the southern part of Ain al-Hilweh camp.” He added that Ourdouni had two bodyguards, one of whom was wounded and the other killed. Continue Reading »
Arabs angered when Jews moved into 7 homes in Silwan neighborhood of Israel’s capital.
JERUSALEM – Israeli police guarded Jewish settlers as they moved into seven homes in a Palestinian neighborhood of east Jerusalem on Tuesday.
East Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood. – Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST
The homes in Silwan, which sits in the shadow of Jerusalem’s Old City, were purchased by Elad, a pro-settlement group that uses funds from Jewish supporters in the United States and elsewhere to buy properties in Palestinian districts.
Tuesday’s move was the largest purchase of homes in Silwan since the process began in the neighborhood in 1986, taking to 26 the number of Jewish-owned properties, local officials said. Continue Reading »