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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (Nov. 29, 2018)
Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (Nov. 29, 2018)
Alray International Media Watch
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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:

A group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in US federal court, accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Further details


The IDF Southern Command is forming a new brigade that will bring together two co-ed battalions. On Wednesday, the 80th Division, which patrols the Egyptian border, will inaugurate the “Paran” brigade which will oversee the army’s two co-ed battalions, Caracal and Bardalas. Further details


Ohad Hertz, who was left disabled after he being stabbed in a “terror attack” at the Ariel Junction in 2015, confronted his attacker at the latter's court hearing a week and a half ago. Further details


The Israeli special forces involved in a recent bungled Gaza Strip raid had entered the coastal enclave multiple times before the operation, Palestinian terror group Hamas claimed Wednesday. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concerned on Tuesday of a recent CNN poll that found disturbing attitudes in Europe towards Jews. Further details


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Chad “soon” where he is expected to officially announce the renewal of diplomatic ties between Israel and the central African nation, the Prime Minister's Office said Tuesday. Further details


The Jerusalem Post:

CNN political commentator and Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill condemned Israel in a speech at the United Nations on Wednesday, saying that he thinks that there needs to be “a free Palestine from the river to the sea.” Further details


Israeli and Palestinian leaders must recognize a two-state resolution to the Israeli based on the pre-1967 lines with east Jerusalem as its capital, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Further details


In an unusual move Hamas called on the United Nations to support its right to bear arms against Israel in a letter the terror group’s political leader Ismail Haniyeh wrote to UN General Assembly President Maria Fernada Spinosa. Further details


The IDF’s Kfir Brigade has completed a period of brigade-level drills simulating maneuvering and fighting against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit announced on Thursday. Further details


A group of Israeli-Americans has filed a civil-rights lawsuit against Airbnb in the United States, alleging that the company has enacted a policy of discrimination based on religion due to its recent decision to remove West Bank settlement listings from its vacation rental property website. Further details


Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh wrote a letter to the United Nations General Assembly president, Maria Fernanda Spinosa, on Wednesday condemning recent proposals in the UN against Hamas by the United States and Israel, and appealing for assistance to counter "the American efforts to condemn the resistance." Further details


Airbnb is facing at least three legal cases in the United States over its decision earlier this month to drop settlement listings in the West Bank. Further details


The Irish senate on Wednesday night advanced a bill to criminalize business transactions with Israeli entities and citizens in east Jerusalem and Area C of the West Bank. Further details


Residents of Tel Aviv will not be enjoying coffee in cafes during the next war, the Head of the IDF’s Homefront Command said Wednesday, warning that “this is a thing of the past.” Further details


The Palestinian Authority, which views Hamas as a bitter rival and has taken sanctions against it in Gaza, is working hard in the UN to defeat a resolution condemning the “terrorist” organization that is scheduled to come before the General Assembly on Thursday, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon said. Further details