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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (August 20, 2017)
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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 foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority met on Saturday evening in Cairo to coordinate positions ahead of the expected arrival of an American delegation to the Middle East as part of the Trump administration's efforts to try to renew peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Further details


The “terrorist” who attempted to stab a Border Policeman on Saturday near Tapuach junction in the West Bank was shot and killed. Further details


The family of missing IDF soldier Guy Hever marked 20 years to his disappearance on Thursday, with his mother telling Ynet she has "no doubt he's still alive." Further details


Omar al-Abed, the “terrorist” who stabbed to death three members of the Salomon family and wounded a fourth, is suspected of committing additional security offense with the help of a relative, the military prosecution said during a court hearing on Thursday. Further details


The Jerusalem Post:

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and Egyptian Foreign Minister Samih Shukri met in Cairo on Saturday, days before US President Donald Trump’s administration plans to dispatch a high-level delegation to the Middle East. Further details


Humboldt University in the German capital lodged a criminal complaint against activists who disrupted a talk by MK Aliza Lavie and an Israeli survivor of the Holocaust in June, a spokesman for the university told The Jerusalem Post on Friday. Further details


Catalonia’s branch of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel suggested that European governments are “responsible” for a terrorist attack in the Barcelona area. Further details


Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki on Saturday welcomed Egypt's closer ties with Hamas, calling on the Islamist group to bring an end to the rift between the Palestinian factions. Further details


The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court is expected rule early this week on a Palestinian family’s appeal of an eviction order to leave the formerly Jewish-owned east Jerusalem home where it has lived for 53 years. Further details


A Palestinian woman who perpetrated a 1969 supermarket bombing and later immigrated to the United States had her citizenship revoked on Thursday and was sentenced to deportation to Jordan by a US federal court in Detroit. Further details


Security forces have demolished the house of the Palestinian "terrorist" who killed border policewoman Hadas Malka in June, the IDF said on Thursday. Further details


An unidentified individual blew himself up near the Rafah crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Thursday morning after Hamas security forces arrested him on the Gazan side, leaving one member of the security forces dead and many others wounded, Hamas-backed Interior Ministry in Gaza spokesman Iyad Bazm and Hamas media reports said early Thursday morning. Further details


A Border policeman was lightly wounded Saturday night after being stabbed near the Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank. Further details


At least one person was killed and several others were injured on Saturday in renewed clashes between Palestinian security forces and Sunni Islamists in Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, local sources said. Further details


The Times of Israel:

Catalonia’s branch of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel suggested that European governments are “responsible” for a terrorist attack in the Barcelona area. Further details


In an overnight raid, Israeli forces arrested the brother of a teen who attempted to stab soldiers at a flashpoint West Bank junction the day prior, the army said Sunday. Further details


The Palestinian, Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers expressed support Saturday for US Middle East peace efforts, at a Cairo meeting ahead of a White House delegation visit to the region. Further details


Jihad al-Soltan found a bottle in his net six weeks after a British couple set it afloat into the Mediterranean Sea. Further details


Palestinian forces on Saturday battled radical Islamist gunmen in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp near the southern port of Sidon, for the third consecutive day. Further details


Hamas held a closing ceremony in the Gaza Strip on Friday for a batch of the 120,000 boys and girls attending the Islamic terror group’s controversial summer schools. Further details


The Palestinian Authority expects the Trump administration to commit to a peace deal endgame before the close of this month and prefers it would be the two-state solution. Further details


Israel National News:

The Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers, along with the Palestinian Authority (PA) official in charge of foreign affairs, on Saturday expressed support for the United States’ Middle East peace efforts. Further details


Hamas held a closing ceremony in Gaza on Friday for 120,000 boys and girls attending the terrorist group’s summer schools, AFP reports. Further details


Hamas’s security forces have tightened security in Gaza after a suicide bombing on Thursday targeted Palestinian security forces near the Egyptian border. Further details


The United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza, Gulf News reported Thursday, citing Palestinian Arab politician Mohammad Dahlan. Further details


The Interior Ministry in Gaza said on Wednesday night that a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Rafah crossing on the Egyptian border, according to reports in Israeli and Arab media. Further details


Press TV:

Israeli forces have shot and fatally wounded a Palestinian teenager in the northern part of the occupied West Bank over an alleged stabbing attack, police and medics said. Further details


A new report showed that more Israelis are moving abroad for an extended period of time compared with the number of the Israelis who return to the occupied territories. Further details


Israel reportedly planned to set up a new settlement in the northern Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank. Further details


An Israeli court has extended the detention of a leader of the Islamic Movement in Israel for allegedly inciting violence last month and involvement in an outlawed organization. Further details


A member of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has been killed and another suffered injuries when an unidentified assailant blew up his explosives near the border between the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver and Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula. Further details