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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (July 16, 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:

Secret negotiations between “Israel” and Hamas became evident in recent days, as the Gaza Strip's ruling “terror group” showed restraint after one of its men was killed by “IDF” soldiers on Thursday, later deemed by the “IDF” as a mistake in a near-apology. Further details


Hamas on Monday sought to distance itself from statements made by senior official Fathi Hamad, who last Friday called for the killing of Jews while participating in the "March of Return" protests along the Gaza border fence. Further details


Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S. Further details


Hamas has been increasing its efforts to obtain intelligence from Israeli troops stationed around the Gaza Strip. Further details


A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern “Israel” to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out. Further details


The Jerusalem Post:

President Donald Trump’s comments on Sunday calling for some Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to their countries of origin have been widely condemned as racist. Further details


The French government, along with local municipalities in France, has donated almost €400,000 to a new youth program in east Jerusalem in coordination with a a socio-cultural center run by a convicted member of the “terror organization” Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), NGO Monitor reported. Further details


Nassar Taqqa, a 29-year-old Hamas prisoner who was held in the Nitzan mental health facility in “Israel”, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday morning, according to the “Israel” Prison Service (IPS). Further details


The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories released information regarding a Hamas-run summer camp for children that trains children "how to “commit acts of terror” against civilians while engraining them with hatred." Further details


A Palestinian father has been challenging the Palestinian Authority over denying his daughter treatment in “Israel”. Further details


"These remarks do not reflect the official stances of Hamas and its policy," stated Hamas on Monday in response to Hamas official Fathi Hamad who on Friday told Palestinians worldwide to "attack every Jew on planet Earth." Further details


"These remarks do not reflect the official stances of Hamas and its policy," stated Hamas on Monday in response to Hamas official Fathi Hamad who on Friday told Palestinians worldwide to "attack every Jew on planet Earth." Further details


Former foreign minister Abba Eban’s famous 1973 quote that “the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity” is a form of racism and incitement against Palestinians, the Palestinian Authority said on Monday. Further details


Palestinians denounced a campaign by Lebanon’s Labor Ministry cracking down on illegal foreign workers in the country. Further details


The Palestinian Authority is expected to raise the issue of the “right of return” for Palestinian refugees at its first United Nations racism review in Geneva next month. Further details


The Times of Israel:

 An Israeli soldier shot and seriously injured an Arab Israeli man whom he suspected of trying to ram his car into troops manning a checkpoint in the northern West Bank on Monday night, the army said. Further details


A military reconnaissance drone crashed in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning, reportedly after it was shot down by a Palestinian “terror group” in the coastal enclave. Further details


Former prime minister Ehud Barak on Monday lashed out at Yair Lapid, saying the Blue and White No. 2 was the reason the centrist party didn’t win the April elections. Further details


The Palestinian Authority on Monday criticized outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May for not recognizing a Palestinian state, saying the decision could prove “lethal” to peace prospects with “Israel”. Further details


Launching his party’s official election campaign ahead of September’s national ballot, Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz said Sunday night that he was “in talks with Likud’s representatives” about the possibility of forming a national unity government without Benjamin Netanyahu following the election. Further details


 A lawmaker for New Zealand’s Greens Party said Jesus’ mother, Mary, and her husband Joseph, were Palestinian refugees. Further details


A senior Hamas official on Monday attempted to walk back his call for members of the Palestinian diaspora to kill Jews around the world, as the “terrorist group” distanced itself from his remarks. Further details


Saeb Erekat, the secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Executive Committee, on Monday condemned statements made by senior Hamas official Fathi Hammad last week calling on members of the Palestinian diaspora to kill Jews around the world. Further details


Israeli soldiers arrested a Palestinian woman outside the Jewish settlement in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday after “finding a knife” in her purse, the “Israel Defense Forces said”. Further details


Streaming giant HBO on Sunday dropped the official trailer for its new miniseries focusing on the violence that wracked Israel in the lead-up to the 2014 Gaza war. Further details


Democratic presidential front-runner and former vice president Joe Biden has told members of the IfNotNow Jewish anti-occupation movement that “the occupation is a real problem,” and called for a two-state solution, while also pointing the finger at Palestinian leadership for “inciting violence and rejecting Israeli offers for peace”. Further details