THE ISRAEL REPORTMay/June 1999
That map shows the borders of the intended "State of Palestine ", revealing the PLO's intentions to replace the entire State of Israel, including Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem, and not only the administered areas of Judea, Samaria and Gaza.
"According to the Phased Plan, we will establish a Palestinian state on any part of Palestine that the enemy will retreat from. The Palestinian state will be a stage in our prolonged struggle for the liberation of Palestine on all of its territories.". . . Abu Iyad, Araf at' s second-in-command , 1988
"After the Palestinian state wins recognition from most of the nations of the world, as expected, the Israeli presence on Palestinian lands will become illegal and we will fight this with weapons. The battle against the Israeli forces is a right reserved to us."...Farouk Radoumi, head of the PLO's diplomatic desk, in PA newspaper, AL HAYAT AL-JADEEDA, October 15,l998
"This is Palestine from the (Jordan) river to the Mediterranean sea, from Rosh Hanikra to Rafah (in Gaza) . The gap between Palestinian expectations and the Israeli conspiracy will inevitably lead to a collision."..."Our Position" issued by Yasser Arafat's Fatah faction of the PLO in PA newspaper AL HAYAT AL-JADEEDA, Dec. 19, 1998
"...Both east and west Jerusalem are waqf . . . not only Jerusalem but ratner all of Palestine is Islamic waqf...from a religious standpoint, it is not accepted that waqf be owned by non-Muslims . ". . Sheik Ekrima Sabri, Arafat' s appointed Mufti of Jerusalem, interview by IMRA, June 10, 1998.
"The Land of Muslim Palestine is a single unit which cannot be divided . There is no difference between Haifa and Shechem (Nablus) , between Lod and Ramallah, and between Jerusalem and Nazareth . . . the land of Palestine is sacred waqf land for the benefit of all Muslims, east and west. No one has the right to divide it or give up any of it. The liberation of Palestine is obligatory for all the Islamic nations and not only for the Palestinian nation."...Prayer sermon broadcast live on the PA radio station, April 30, 1999