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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (October 22, 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:

Police investigators have grown tired of waiting for the Prime Minister's Office to coordinate a date for them to question Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, making it clear that if the PMO doesn't set a date, they will. Further details

 

A Palestinian was caught on camera throwing a stone and wounding a 12-year-old boy who was at a spring in the West Bank city of Hebron. Further details

 

67 Palestinians from the Palestinian town of Beit Awwa were stopped in an apparent attempt to steal including tens of tons of agricultural produce. Further details

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Saturday his decision to appoint Yaron Bloom as the new coordinator for negotiating the return of POWs and MIAs. Further details

 

An 18-month-old infant suffered moderate wounds late Friday night when he was shot during an attempt on the life of his relative in Qalansawe, an Arab city in central Israel. Further details

 

A senior Hamas delegation arrived Friday for an official visit to Iran's capital of Tehran, two months after relations between the estranged terrorist group and the embattled Islamic republic were mended following years of estrangement. Further details

 

A 39-year-old Palestinian from Ramallah was arrested Thursday after he stole a truck in Holon which he intended to use against IDF soldiers in a car-ramming terror attack. Further details

 

Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese participants at a youth conference in Russia chanted "Death to Israel" and "Death to Jews" and set fire to Israel's flag when they came across members of the Israeli delegation. Further details

 

After British Prime Minister Theresa May refused the Palestinians' demand for the United Kingdom to apologize for the Balfour Declaration, the London municipality rejected an anti-Israel campaign claiming the Balfour Declaration was "the harbinger of the Palestinian disaster." Further details

 

Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, stressed Thursday afternoon that the terror organization's disarmament was off the table and that it has no intention of recognizing the State of Israel. Further details

 

Former IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who is imprisoned for shooting dead a neutralized terrorist in Hebron, asked President Reuven Rivlin for a pardon on Thursday. Further details

 

The Jerusalem Post:

rump administration negotiator Jason Greenblatt’s announcement last week that the US stands by the decades-old conditions for a peace settlement with the Palestinian Authority means that Israel and the Washington are finally on the same page after years of divergent views. Further details

 

The Ministerial Legislative Committee is expected to approve a bill on Sunday morning that would repeal the 2005 Disengagement Law in northern Samaria that allowed for the destruction of four settlements there. Further details

 

Head of the extreme right-wing, anti-assimilation organization 'Lehavah' Bentzi Gopstein was arrested on Sunday along other 14 activists from his organization who are suspected in locating and threatening Palestinians who were dating or in contact with Jewish women. Further details

 

The German government has approved the sale of three submarines to Israel that are at the heart of the Israel Police’s Case 3000 probe of possible bribery, fraud and kickbacks on the part of former top defense officials and confidants of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli sources said on Friday. Further details

 

The 15 settler families who illegally moved into a three-story Hebron apartment building in July called Beit Hamachpela must be evacuated, the state told the High Court of Justice this week. Further details

 

Leaders of the Zion Christian Church, southern Africa’s biggest Christian movement, have undertaken a peace mission to Israel. Further details

 

“Creating a lasting peace agreement will take time,” a senior US administration official said Sunday following meetings US Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt held last week in Egypt. Further details

 

A high-level Hamas delegation led by Politburo deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri arrived in Tehran on Friday to meet with Iranian officials. Further details

 

Iran will take over the Jordan Valley unless Israel maintains a military and civilian presence in the area, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday night at a jubilee event marking the 50th anniversary of the state’s control of the region. Further details

 

The Times of Israel:

 Relying on an automatic translation, Israeli police mistakenly arrested a Palestinian man last week because they thought he had published a Facebook post saying “Hurt them” when what he had really written was “Good morning.” Further details

 

An Israeli boy was knocked unconscious after being hit in the head by a stone while at a spring in the West Bank city of Hebron, in what the army said was an attack by a Palestinian assailant Saturday. Further details

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday appointed Shin Bet veteran Yaron Blum to oversee Israeli efforts to negotiate the return of the Israelis held by the Hamas terrorist group in the Gaza Strip. Further details

 

New students at a Palestinian university were greeted earlier this week by a banner praising Palestinian figures responsible for organizing terror attacks against Israelis as “heroes.” Further details

 

An Israel Defense Forces soldier mistakenly entered a Palestinian town on Friday during a run. Further details

 

A Palestinian man arrested by Israeli police Thursday driving a stolen truck told television news cameras he had sought to use the truck to run over Israeli soldiers, and added that he had no regrets. Further details

 

The Palestinian city of Qalqilya has named a street after Saddam Hussein and erected a memorial with his likeness, an NGO monitoring Arabic media reported. Further details

 

A high-ranking Hamas delegation began a visit to Iran on Friday to inform its backers in Tehran about reconciliation efforts with rival Palestinian faction Fatah, an official from the terror group said. Further details

 

As the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas move to reconcile, families of loved ones killed in Gaza’s civil war a decade ago are also learning to get along. Further details

 

Israel National News:

Border Police officers on Saturday night foiled an attempt to steal dozens of tons of produce from greenhouses in Shekef, a moshav (agricultural village) in south-central Israel. Further details

 

The family of murdered and kidnapped IDF soldier Hadar Goldin spoke on Saturday night with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu about the appointment of Yaron Blum as the new coordinator for issues concerning missing and captive Israelis. Further details

 

A 12-year-old boy from the Jewish community in Hevron was injured Saturday afternoon when an Arab hurled rocks at the victim and at two other Jewish children in Avraham's Spring. Further details

 

A high-ranking Hamas delegation on Friday began a visit to Iran to inform its backers in Tehran about reconciliation efforts with rival faction Fatah, a Hamas official said, according to AFP. Further details

 

The German government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding for the sale of three submarines to Israel, Israeli sources revealed on Friday. Further details

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