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Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (November 26, 2017)
Alray International Media Watch from Alray Palestinian Media Agency (November 26, 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:

Weeks ahead of the expected completion of a UN database of companies that operate in Israel's West Bank settlements, Israel and the Trump Administration are working feverishly to prevent its publication. Further details

 

The Israeli delegation to the United Nation will hold a historical reenactment of the November 29, 1947 UN vote on the Partition Plan, which led to the Israel's Declaration of Independence 70 years ago. Further details

 

Lebanese actor and director Ziad Itani has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Israel, Lebanon's security services said Friday night. Further details

 

The Shin Bet provided the Police Investigation Unit (Internal Affairs) with a classified document containing relevant, sensitive information pertaining to police shooting resident Yaqoub Abu al-Qiyan to death after he directed his vehicle at them—killing cop Erez Levi—during the Umm al-Hiran riots this past January. Further details

 

“Terrorist” mastermind Mohammad Zkharna was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences and an additional 40-year sentence for recruiting and operating the “terrorists” who carried out the attack that claimed the life of Gregory Rabinowitz in May 2009. Further details

 

A Palestinian resident of Gaza has been indicted for serious security-related offences, after the Shin Bet solicited from him copious amounts of crucial information about the workings of Hamas terror tunnels. Further details

 

The Jerusalem Post:

Israel had no immediate response Saturday night to a US State Department decision to allow the PLO to keep its office in Washington DC open, despite threatening last week to close it. Further details

 

Amid increasing tension in the North, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a report to the Security Council on Friday warning that strident rhetoric from Hezbollah and Israel could spiral into “miscalculation and escalation into conflict.” Further details

 

Five Palestinians were arrested for throwing improvised explosive devices at a tunnel on the road leading to Jerusalem from the village of Beit Jala. Further details

 

A Hamas operative was caught crossing into Israel in September, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) said on Thursday. Further details

 

Egypt informed the Palestinian embassy in Cairo that the planned opening of the Rafah crossing on Saturday will “be postponed” because of the security situation in the Sinai, the Palestinian embassy in the Egyptian capital said on Friday. Further details

 

Both Hamas and Hezbollah joined the United States, Israel and other nations in condemning a massive terrorist attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed more than 230 people. Further details

 

The Times of Israel:

Weeks ahead of the expected completion of a UN database of companies that operate in Israel’s West Bank settlements, Israel and the Trump Administration are working feverishly to prevent its publication. Further details

 

In the last several months, Jared Kushner’s once-massive White House portfolio has shrunken, leaving his biggest responsibility leading the administration’s efforts to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, according to a series of reports over the weekend. Further details

 

The Gaza Strip’s border crossing with Egypt that was due to reopen Saturday will remain closed until further notice following the bloody terrorist attack in neighboring Sinai, an official told AFP. Further details

 

Both Hamas and Hezbollah joined the United States, Israel and other nations in condemning a massive terrorist attack at a mosque in Egypt with a death count that had reached 305 on Saturday. Further details

 

The Trump administration backtracked Friday on its decision to order the Palestinians’ office in Washington to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations on the office that it expected would be lifted after 90 days. Further details

 

Lebanese authorities arrested prominent writer and actor Ziad Itani on Friday on charges of “collaborating” with Israel and gathering information on political figures, judicial sources said. Further details

 

Israel National News:

The government is expected to make a historic decision today, which will change the route of the country's main hiking trail, known as the Israel National Trail, so that it will pass through Jerusalem, “Judea and Samaria” and the Golan Heights. Further details

 

Senior Hamas official Ahmed Bakhar rejected the Palestinian Authority's (PA) demand that Hamas disarm its militias as part of the recent PA-Hamas reconciliation agreement. Further details

 

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli (Jewish Home) signed a letter calling on Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to reconsider his decision not to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya. Further details

 

A Palestinian Authority (PA) official is denying a report this week that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas refused a phone call from Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law. Further details

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