Dr. Aaron Lerner - Since Mr. Abbas and the other Arabs residing here trace
back to Saudi Arabia and elsewhere (see below) who is Mr. Abbas proposing
remain after he and the other "outsiders" are sent packing?
"Allah be praised, we all have Arab roots, and every Palestinian, in Gaza
and throughout Palestine, can prove his Arab roots - whether from Saudi
Arabia, from Yemen, or anywhere. ."
Hamas Minister of the Interior and of National Security Fathi Hammad, aired
by Al-Hekma TV on March 23, 2012.
[Thanks to MEMRI -
Abbas Says Palestine For Canaanites...Outsiders Will Leave
Sunday, 11 August, 2019 - 10:45
Ramallah - Kifah Ziboun
Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that
outsiders will be deported from the Palestinian land to the "dustbin of
history" because this land is for the Canaanites.
“We are the Canaanites,” he stressed.
Addressing the crown in Jalazone refugee camp in Ramallah, Abbas said the
Palestinians will remain “steadfast, patient and resilient.”
“We will remain in our homeland, and the outsiders on this land has no right
in this country. The land is for its inhabitants, this land is for the
Canaanites who were here 5,000 years ago, and we are the Canaanites.”
Abbas’s rhetoric was sharp compared to his usual diplomatic speeches. He
congratulated the masses on Eid al-Adha, hoping victory to be achieved by
He praised the Palestinian people’s honorable stance and patience,
especially as they haven’t received their full salaries for a quiet period
of time now.
Abbas was referring to the deduction of half the salaries of civil servants
for nearly six months now after Israel deducted money from Palestinian tax
revenues as punishment for the PA for continuing to pay the martyrs and
The PA refused to receive deducted money and rejected any compromises.
“We won’t accept that our martyrs be labeled as terrorists,” Abbas noted,
adding that they are martyrs of the homeland and ‘we will not accept the
deduction of a penny from their money.”
He reiterated the Palestinian political position rejecting the US “Deal of
the Century,” affirming that no meetings are accepted or attended without
the Palestinians’ consent.
Abbass added that Jerusalem will remain Palestine’s capital, stressing that
all Palestinians and Islamic and Christian Arab nation will visit this
capital one day.
He urged Palestinians in Gaza Strip to end the division that only serves the
enemy, adding that Hamas and its leaderships are working for the enemy, not
Palestinian unity should include Gaza, Jerusalem and the West Bank for the
State of Palestine to have East Jerusalem as its eternal capital, Abbas
Abbas has earlier arrived in Jalazone camp and was briefed with the refugees’
conditions and needs. He visited the camp’s institutions and met its
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