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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (Dec. 2, 2018)
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Alray International Media Watch section is a daily press tour through selected international websites and newspapers, particularly the Israeli ones.


This section is prepared by Alray Palestinian Media Agency to update its viewers with the most Palestinian top news in the international press.

 

Yedioth Ahronoth:

The Israel Police announced Sunday morning that there is sufficient evidence to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in Case 4000, which deals with suspected corruption tied to telecommunications giant Bezeq and the Walla! News website. Further details

 

The Shin Bet's Protective Security Department recently discovered that a civilian managed to install a hidden surveillance camera on a lamppost near a home of the agency’s director, Nadav Argaman. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara will depart on an official diplomatic mission in two weeks on behalf of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, following an invitation by Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales's wife Patricia to visit the Central American country. Further details

 

The Irish Senate partially approved Wednesday a bill meant to outlaw the import of goods from Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as cities and towns in the Golan Heights. Further details

 

The IDF's Combat Engineering Corps has undergone a transformation in recent years in an attempt to locate and thwart Hamas's tunnel threat. In addition to increasing military personnel in IDF's Special Operations Engineering Unit, the army also acquired advanced technologies that can locate and dismantle Hamas's offensive tunnels. Further details

 

The Jerusalem Post:

When history looks back on the end of the era of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Case 4000 – referred to as the “Bezeq-Walla Affair” – will likely be seen as what essentially brought him down. Further details

 

The UN General Assembly in New York on Friday approved six anti-Israel resolutions including two that ignored Jewish ties to the Temple Mount. Further details

 

Israel police have asked to publish their findings and recommendations for indictment in one of the most important corruption investigations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, according to a Channel 2 report. Further details

 

Some 30 Arab vehicles in the eastern neighborhood of Kafr Qasim were damaged, with many of their tires punctured, according to the Police Spokesperson's Unit. Further details

 

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein thanked US Vice President Mike Pence for changing the Arab world's attitude toward the US-Israeli alliance. Further details

 

The Palestinian Authority on Saturday accused US presidential envoy Jason Greenblatt of promoting the ideas and positions of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Further details

 

Hamas leader Ismael Haniyyeh was slated to arrive in Russia on Thursday, as the Kremlin seems to be wading into the Palestinian political foray that traditionally has been the diplomatic turf of the United States. Further details

 

CNN political commentator and Temple University Prof. Marc Lamont Hill was fired from CNN on Thursday, one day after he condemned Israel in a speech at the United Nations, saying that he thinks that there needs to be “a free Palestine from the river to the sea.” Further details

 

The European Union is expected to back a US-sponsored resolution condemning Hamas violence against Israel that is likely to come to a vote before the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday, diplomatic sources told The Jerusalem Post. Further details

 

The IDF’s elite Oketz unit held a week-long intensive drill, practicing emergency scenarios and various combat scenarios, the IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit said Saturday evening. Further details

 

Vice President Mike Pence issued the first White House response on Friday to Airbnb’s decision to delist Jewish rental properties in the West Bank, marking an escalation of the standoff with one of San Francisco’s largest service companies. Further details

 

The Times of Israel:

Police opened an investigation Sunday after the tires of some 30 vehicles were slashed in the central Israeli Arab town of Kafr Kassem, in an apparent hate crime. Further details

 

Palestinian leaders on Saturday expressed their condolences over the death of former US president George H.W. Bush, whose backing of the 1991 Madrid Conference helped lay the groundwork for the landmark Oslo peace accords. Further details

 

The left-wing lobbying organization J Street has denounced the “irresponsible smears” and calls for punitive action against booking website Airbnb for delisting rental properties in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Further details

 

The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on a US-drafted resolution that would condemn the Palestinian Hamas “terror” movement, a measure championed by US Ambassador Nikki Haley. Further details

 

Some 10,000 Palestinians protested along the Gaza border fence on Friday, with some burning tires and throwing rocks and firebombs at soldiers who responded with tear gas and occasional live fire. Further details

 

Police opened an investigation Friday after a building and vehicles in a Palestinian village near Bethlehem were vandalized in an apparent hate crime. Further details

 

The European Union agreed to support a US-sponsored United Nations General Assembly resolution condemning Hamas, following negotiations with Washington, diplomats said Thursday. Further details

 

The father of a Palestinian man suspected of shooting dead two Israelis in a brutal “terror attack” last month was charged on Thursday with failing to prevent his son’s crime. Further details

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