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May 24, 2016 10:26 pm

Chief Palestinian Negotiator: ‘What’s the Difference Between Someone Calling Himself Leader of Jewish State and Someone Calling himself Leader of Islamic State?’

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Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The high-ranking Palestinian Authority official in charge of negotiations with Israel made an analogy between the Jewish state and the bloodthirsty terror group ISIS in an address in Qatar, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Tuesday, citing Al Jazeera.

Speaking at the 16th annual Doha Forum, Saeb Erekat said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhu’s “right-wing extremism” is indistinguishable from that of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Erekat asked rhetorically: “What is the difference between someone who calls himself the ‘leader of the Jewish state’ and someone who calls himself the ‘leader of the Islamic state?” This was in keeping with his refusal to recognize Israel as the state of the Jews, and an implication that it is self-declared as such, like ISIS, the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Erekat also called for international support in the struggle to end the “Israeli occupation” and asserted that the “two-state solution is the only possible way to put a stop to the suffering of the Palestinian people.”

The Doha Forum, held under the auspices of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, kicked off this weekend. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was in attendance, along with many world leaders.

In his opening remarks to the gathering, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani  stressed the need to support the human rights of the people of the Middle East, and said that reducing violence in the region is directly linked to ending the Israeli occupation of all Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem.

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  • Steve Wenick

    Therein lies the problem, for there are still those (Erekat) and his gaggle off head-nodding-in-approval lemmings who cannot or refuse to see the difference between the Jewish State and the Islamic State.

    They are the like minded Jew haters who equate Nazi Germany’s genocide against the Jews with the Israelis treatment of the Palestinians in the disputed territories.

  • ISIS is not a Muslim movement, ISIS is a neo – Nazi movement infiltrated in Islam, Who did it? The hidden people who did infiltrated Ban Ki-moon into UN are also the same people who did plan for many years the Arab Spring which did create space for ISIS to rise where Obama administration and their hided allies did say that ISIS will take time to fight out at the very beginning in 2013, Ban Ki – moon should be arrested. The whole event of the 16th annual Doha Forum is a fake staged event! To attack the Israel collective minds for covering up on war crimes done by Ban – Ki – moon and his hided people in the Arab Spring, in Nigeria, including the planned chaos in Brazil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And is the cause of the chaotic elections in USA by the political trap of Obama getting the Nobel Peace Prize for nothing at all! Ending traveling as a tourist to Vietnam and Japan is a cover up on his trap politics, speaking non –sense about universal values which he has not. How can Obama talk s**t saying that all people are equal and in the same time criticizing Donald Trump! Obama should stay out of interfering in USA intern political affairs! Because of Obama politics is the reason for this fake event of the 16th annual Doha Forum to take place, and the reason of the staged fake event of NATO against Putin of Russia in Ukraine, and the Obama administration fake staged event in South China sea, before Obama is leaving the white House.

  • ISIS is not a Muslim movement, ISIS is a neo – Nazi movement infiltrated in Islam, Who did it? The hidden people who did infiltrated Ban Ki-moon into UN are also the same people who did plan for many years the Arab Spring which did create space for ISIS to rise where Obama administration and their hided allies did say that ISIS will take time to fight out at the very beginning in 2013, Ban Ki – moon should be arrested. The whole event of the 16th annual Doha Forum is a fake staged event! To attack the Israel collective minds for covering up on war crimes done by Ban – Ki – moon and his hided people in the Arab Spring, in Nigeria, including the planned chaos in Brazil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And is the cause of the chaotic elections in USA by the political trap of Obama getting the Nobel Peace Prize for nothing at all! Ending traveling as a tourist to Vietnam and Japan is a cover up on his trap politics, speaking non –sense about universal values which he has not. How can Obama talk s**t saying that all people are equal and in the same time criticizing Donald Trump! Obama should stay out of interfering in USA intern political affairs! Because of Obama politics is the reason for this fake event of the 16th annual Doha Forum to take place, and the reason of the staged fake event of NATO against Putin of Russia in Ukraine, and the Obama distraction fake staged event in South China sea, before Obama is leaving the white House.

  • ISIS is not a Muslim movement, ISIS is a neo – Nazi movement infiltrated in Islam, Who did it? The hidden people who did infiltrated Ban Ki-moon into UN are also the same people who did plan for many years the Arab Spring which did create space for ISIS to rise where Obama administration and their hided allies did say that ISIS will take time to fight out at the very beginning in 2013, Ban Ki – moon should be arrested. The whole event of the 16th annual Doha Forum is a fake staged event! To attack the Israel collective minds for covering up on war crimes done by Ban – Ki – moon and his hided people in the Arab Spring, in Nigeria, including the planned chaos in Brazil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And is the cause of the chaotic elections in USA by the political trap of Obama getting the Nobel Peace Prize for nothing at all! Ending traveling as a tourist to Vietnam and Japan is a cover up on his trap politics, speaking non –sense about universal values which he has not. Who can Obama talk s**t saying that all people are equal and in the same time criticizing Donald Trump! Obama should stay out of interfering in USA intern political affairs! Because of Obama politics is the reason for this fake event of the 16th annual Doha Forum to take place, and the reason of the staged fake event of NATO against Putin of Russia in Ukraine, and the Obama distraction fake staged event in the South China sea, before Obama is leaving the white House.

  • davidkrees

    Imagine a country that had an official, state Christian religion. Imagine that the same country had Christian crosses displayed proudly on its flag. What would you call such a country? I can think of three things: 1. A democracy; 2. A place where people are free to practice their religion; 3. Great Britain. Of course, if you substituted “Jewish” for “Christian and star of David for crosses, you could call the country Israel.

    That’s the difference.

  • The Arabs occupy a lot of other peoples since the 7th century. The nature of their rule never changes: ethnic and religious cleansing. It’s still going on under your eyes.
    In 1925 the Chaldeans (non Arabs, non Muslims) were a majority in Iraq (British census); less than 1% today. Same for the Copts in Egypt, the Tamazight in Morocco, the Kabyles in Algeria. The black peoples of Africa (Sudan, Mauritania, Zanzibar etc) are enslaved by the Arab occupiers. WHAT DO WE DO FOR ALL THESE PEOPLES? The Jews were, by millions, indigenous to the region 2,000 years before the Arab occupation; today the “Arab World” is completely judenrein.
    The Arab occupation is NOT the result of any external aggression. It is a murderous invasion they proudly call “the Arab conquest”. The worst predators this planet has ever seen …. And besides, they turned the countries they occupied into a huge cesspool.

  • There is no difference between someone who calls himself the leader of a future PLO terrorist state and someone who calls himself the leader of the Islamic state. And reducing violence in the Middle East is directly linked to defeating Islamic fascism.

  • Yaakov

    Perhaps if Israeli Jews had more respect for Judaism and the Jewish way of life, they would themselves receive more respect.

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