Newspaper Review: Knesset’s ‘Jewish State’, Israeli Settlers and Forces’ Attacks on Palestinians Focus of Dailies

RAMALLAH, November 24, 2014 – (WAFA) – The bill proposed by the Israeli cabinet to enshrine Israel’s definition as the ‘nation-state’ of ‘the Jewish people’ and the Israeli settlers’ and forces attacks against the Palestinians featured the front page headlines of Palestinian dailies.

Here are the front page headlines of the dailies.

Al-Quds

–          Two Palestinians are killed by Israeli army; [one was shot dead] in Gaza Strip, while the other one succumbed to critical wounds he sustained by the explosion of a bomb left behind by Israeli army’s military training] in Northern Jordan Valley.

–          The Arab League slated to hold an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the latest developments in the Palestinian issue.

–          Fatah Advisory Council: bringing about peace, security and stability starts in Jerusalem.

–          A fine is imposed on a Jerusalemite Palestinian for ‘unlicensed building’.

–          Israeli Light rail guards escort a Palestinian youth from Su‘fat refugee camp to Sheikh Jarah and beat him.

–          Israeli residency (blue Israeli-issued ID card) is revoked from a Palestinian ‘convicted’ of being an accomplice in the Dolphinarium night club attack in 2001.

–          Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s proposal to send troops to Palestine is meant to encourage Israel to implement the two-state solution.

–          Israeli cabinet approves a bill enshrining Israel’s definition as ‘the Jewish nation-state’.

 

Al-Ayyam

–          Israeli cabinet approves the ‘Jewish state’ bill, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: The national rights are only granted to the ‘Jewish people’.

–          Israeli settlers set fire to a Palestinian’s house in Khirbet Abu Falah near Ramallah, spray]anti-Arab racist[ slogans [on its walls].

–          Israel revokes the residency of Jerusalemite Palestinians charged with carrying out attacks [against Israelis], residency of prisoner Mahmoud Nadi is the first to be revoked.

–          Netanyahu: France will commit a ‘grave mistake’ if it recognizes the State of Palestine.

–          A Palestinian is shot dead by Israeli occupation forces to the east of Jabalia in Gaza Strip.

–          Israeli police stops the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in the West Bank.

–          The Arab League is slated to hold an extraordinary meeting next Saturday to discuss the [Palestinian] move to ask for a UN Security Council’s resolution setting a deadline for the Israeli occupation.

–          Fatah Advisory Council: bringing about peace, security and stability starts in Jerusalem.

–          An Israeli soldier is charged with involuntary manslaughter for the killing of [Palestinian teenager] Nadeem Nuwarah [in May].

–          A Palestinian succumbed to his wounds sustained when ordnance left behind by Israeli occupation forces explodes in the Jordan Valley.

–          Al-Sisi: Egypt is willing to send troops to help the future Palestinian state.

–          A Palestinian was shot and two others were injured by Israeli occupation forces in Rafah.

 

Al-Hayat al-Jadida

–          During his speech in the eight session of Fatah Advisory Council, Abbas: All of us will redeem Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem.

–          Abbas receives Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.

–          Israeli occupation forces shoot dead a Palestinian in Gaza, settlers set fire to a house in Khirbet Abu Falah.

–          Arab League is slated to hold an extraordinary meeting next Saturday to discuss latest developments regarding the question of Palestine.

–          Palestinian embassy in Cairo denies any crisis with Egypt over Rafah border crossing.

 

 

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