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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (May 9-10, 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.


Israeli press:

Yedioth Ahronoth:

A Palestinian was filmed shooting indiscriminately towards Israeli cars in the West Bank from a distance of about 20 meters and was detained by IDF within an hour. Further details


A day after Marwan Barghouti was caught breaking his hunger strike in secret, Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan said that the Israel Prison Service (IPS) was aware that Barghouti was smuggling food into his cell and turned a blind eye in order to catch him in the act. Further details


After his meeting in Washington with US president, Palestinian President said that he prepared to meet with PM Benjamin Netanyahu under the auspices of US President Donald Trump. Further details


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met on Monday night with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Istanbul, where the two reportedly discussed ways to “protect” Jerusalem. Further details


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan admonished Israel on Monday for the Muezzin Bill and called on Muslims to go to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the hundreds of thousands to show solidarity with the Palestinians and protect the site's Muslim character. Further details


An indictment was filed against Imad Agbar, an 18-year-old Palestinian from Nablus, after attempting to stab four people at a hotel on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv last month. Further details


The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats is inviting Arab-Israeli political leaders and rights organizations to speak before the European Parliament, raising awareness about Arab civil rights in Israel and strengthening their ties with the EU. Further details


The Jerusalem Post:

Israel has begun building an upgraded security fence along two stretches of the Lebanese border after an unarmed Lebanese citizen infiltrated into the area and walked several kilometers to Kiryat Shmona. Further details


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday said he is ready to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under the auspices of US President Donald Trump, without mentioning preconditions. Further details


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is still willing to negotiate “minimal” land swaps along the 1967 borders, Nabil Sha’ath, the Palestinian leader’s foreign policy adviser, said. Further details


Palestinian Imad Agbar, 18, from Nablus was indicted by the Tel Aviv District Attorney on four counts of attempted murder. Further details


Rep. Grace Meng, a Democrat from New York and a member of the House Appropriations Committee said that a Palestinian Authority program that provides stipends to the families of convicted terrorists in Israel concerns Democrats as much as Republicans on Capitol Hill. Further details


Palestinian family filed an NIS 15 million civil wrongful death damages claim against the Israeli government, claiming it negligently failed the 2015 Duma terror attack. Further details


Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Monday that he hopes that Palestinian prisoners currently on a hunger-strike in Israeli jails are aware that the leader of the protest, Marwan Barghouti, has broken the protest. Further details


Israel Prison Service released a video that appears to show Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti eating in his prison cell while supposedly leading a hunger strike. Further details


The Times of Israel:

Palestinians sent a letter to the UN Security Council, appealing to the international community to support hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons. Further details


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that he was ready to meet PM Benjamin Netanyahu as part of Trump peace push. Further details


FIFA said that it was premature to take any final decision on the controversial issue of Israeli clubs in the West Bank. Further details


Israel’s military advocate general defended the army’s decision to indict Elor Azaria, calling the case a “legal and moral landmark in the history of military law. Further details


Israel National News:

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office on Wednesday responded to the report claiming US President Donald Trump had decided to extend the order preventing the US Embassy from being moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Further details


Salah Bardawil, a member of Hamas’s political bureau, called on the international community and the Arab and Islamic world to support the hunger strike of terrorists imprisoned in Israel and their right to "freedom and dignity." Further details


FIFA delayed a decision on the issue of Israeli teams in Judea and Samaria, saying it was "premature" to take action. Further details


Palestinian Arabs called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday, after the company's franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking “terrorists” imprisoned in Israel. Further details