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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (July 11, 2019)
Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (July 11, 2019)
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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 said Wednesday evening it will investigate claims by a Palestinian man, who is suspected of raping a 13-year-old teen from Ashdod, that he reported to local police stations several times to give his version of events but was turned away. Further details


Former military chief of staff and a candidate for Knesset with Blue and White says his party will lead the next government since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be able to form a coalition. Further details


 The ultra-Orthodox are furious over the decision to allow public transportation on Saturdays in Ramat Gan, warning the central Israeli city’s mayor will “pay a heavy price” for allowing the move to go ahead. Further details


Hamas held an unprecedented military exercise in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, in which all members of the coastal enclave's military organizations participated. Further details


 A number of high-profile rabbis have set an ultimatum to the right-wing politician Naftali Bennett, urging him to oppose drafting women into Israeli military or lose their support ahead of September 17 elections, sources said Tuesday. Further details


The Jerusalem Post:

The Palestinian Authority today doubled the monthly payment being made to the “terrorist mastermind” behind the 2014 kidnapping and murder of Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Frenkel, according to Palestinian Media Watch. Further details


US special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt slammed the Palestinian Authority's increase in funding to terrorists from 2018 to 2019, asking in a thread of tweets on Wednesday: "Why do donor countries tolerate this?" Further details


"Israel" has no intention of evacuating any of the West Bank settlements in any peace plan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday night during a celebratory event marking the 40th anniversary of the Samaria Regional Council. Further details


Israeli forces evicted a Palestinian family on Wednesday from their home in Silwan, east Jerusalem, after two decades of court battles, according to Israeli media. Further details


Israel tried to assassinate a senior official in the Gaza Strip by poison, a Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper claimed on Wednesday. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin met with the Egyptian ambassador to celebrate Egypt's 67th National Day on Wednesday. Further details


The police investigated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for membership in a private company when he was finance minister and opposition leader, KAN and Channel 13 reported on Wednesday. Further details


The City of Takoma Park decided to reschedule, “Occupation of the American Mind,” on July 23rd following concern from a number of originations and individual that the documentary was anti-Israel. Further details


Accusing Palestinian leaders of being responsible for terrorism and other violent attacks, the Jerusalem District Court ruled on Monday that the Palestinian Authority was liable for civil damages in the cases of 17 attacks against Israelis, including both civilians and soldiers. Further details


TripAdvisor is profiting from war crimes by not delisting business and rentals in West Bank settlements, the NGO Amnesty International charged on Tuesday as it renewed its campaign against one of the leading web-based vacation and tourist listing sites. Further details


The Times of Israel:

Israeli troops shot a Hamas field commander in the leg near the northern Gaza border on Thursday morning, according to Palestinian media. Further details


A Palestinian official on Wednesday denied accusations that the Palestinian Authority had increased its payments to security prisoners, including “terrorists”, and their families. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated Wednesday that he would keep an open mind to the soon-to-be released Trump peace plan, telling guests at an Egyptian embassy event that he wanted to see a wider peace in the region. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, vowed there will be no demolitions of communities on his watch — whether Jewish or Arab. Further details


Sources in Palestinian “terror groups" said that Gazan collaborators with Israel, who were involved in recent Israeli attempts to assassinate Palestinian operatives in the Gaza Strip, have been arrested. Further details


The Israeli military on Wednesday reported a fivefold drop in the number of fires sparked by balloon-borne incendiary devices from the Gaza Strip over the past year and an even greater decline in the extent of the damage caused by the flames. Further details


Israeli authorities on Wednesday removed a memorial plaque in an East Jerusalem neighborhood for a Palestinian man who was shot dead after launching fireworks at police. Further details


A Palestinian family was evicted from a home in East Jerusalem near the Old City on Wednesday after a right-wing Israeli group won a court battle that stretched more than two decades, activists said. Further details


Threatening graffiti messages were discovered Wednesday in the home village of a Palestinian man who was arrested in connection with an alleged rape of a 7-year-old Israeli girl, before charges were dropped and he was released. Further details


A senior aide to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denied on Tuesday that the Palestinians have changed their position on their relations with the US administration. Further details


Amid heightened tensions between “Israel” and Hamas, the Gaza-based “terror group” launched a highly unusual training exercise Tuesday night that simulated the capture of “IDF” special forces operating in the territory. Further details


The “Israel Defense Forces” on Tuesday released photographs of an “old” cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip that it uncovered the day before, as well as video footage of forces surveying the underground passage. Further details