Newspaper Review: Arab League’s Consultations to Back Palestinian UNSC Bid Focus of Dailies

RAMALLAH, December 1, 2014 – (WAFA) – Consultations commenced by the Arab League to implement an action plan to back the Palestinian bid to resort to the UN Security Council to determine a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian Territory hit the front page headlines of Palestinian dailies.

Here are the front page headlines of Palestinian dailies.

Al-Quds

–          Israeli forces hand stop-construction notices for houses under construction in Beit Ummar, a town to the north of Hebron, storm Palestinian houses in [in the East Jerusalem neighborhoods of] Su‘fat, al-‘Isawiyya and Silwan.

–          Arab League starts [political] contacts to implement the Arab action plan to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

–          55 settlers storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israeli police interrogate Palestinian youths from Jaffa for praying several times in the mosque.

–          Hamas slams the complaint submitted by Israel against member of Hamas Political Bureau Saleh al-‘Arouri as being intended to incite against Turkey.

–          An Israeli officer: ceasing security coordination will cause the situation to deteriorate.

–          Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center files a]war crime[ complaint against President Mahmoud Abbas at the International Criminal Court.

–          Head of Palestinian Energy Authority Omar Kittaneh: Israel has rejected the proposal of having a Turkish floating power-generating ship dock near Gaza]to help solve the electricity crisis[.

–          Health Ministry warns that health services in Gaza will deteriorate within few days as a result of sanitation workers’ strike.

 

Al-Ayyam

–          An Arab ministerial delegation visits several capitals to secure support for passing the draft resolution to end the Israeli occupation in the UN Security Council.

–          A racist anti-Arab attack against a school teaching Arabic and Hebrew in Beit Safafa town near Jerusalem is widely condemned.

–          Israeli light rail station guards assault a Palestinian youth from Jerusalem.

–          An Israeli law center files a ]war crime[ complaint against President Mahmoud Abbas at the International Criminal Court.

–          Israeli Prime Minister’s Benjamin Netanyahu’s government crisis: the last-ditch efforts are exerted today to salvage the coalition or hold early elections.

–          An Israeli girl ]Gill Rosenberg[ is reportedly captured by Islamic State (Daesh) in Kobani.

–          Israel has rejected the proposal of having a Turkish floating power-generating ship dock near Gaza ]to help solve the electricity crisis[.

–          Israel considers allowing used vehicles to be allowed entry into Gaza Strip.

–          President Abbas meets the Sheikh of al-Azhar before concluding his visit to Egypt.

–          Settlers resume their storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque while Muslim worshippers’ ID cards are withheld by Israeli police.

 

Al-Hayat al-Jadida

–          Israel files a complaint against President Mahmoud Abbas at the International Criminal Court.

–          Settlers storm anew the Al-Aqsa Mosque Complex, Israeli occupation forces hand stop-construction notices for a house and livestock barn in Hebron.

–          President Mahmoud Abbas briefs the Sheikh of al-Azhar on the serious Israeli escalation against the holy sites.

–          A sense of shock and outrage is widely felt as a school serving as a symbol for peaceful coexistence in Jerusalem is torched in an anti-Arab racist attack.

–          Arab League starts a series of contacts to implement the action plan to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

–          Palestine Soccer Team wins the 2014 Best National Soccer Team in Asia.

–          A Jordanian-Egyptian summit is held ahead of King of Jordan’s upcoming visit to Washington.

–          Israeli government passes a new law on arresting illegal immigrants.

 

 

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