Settlers’ Renewing Assaults in al-Aqsa Focus of Dailies

RAMALLAH, Jul 13, 2016 (WAFA) – The three Palestinian Arabic dailies focused in their Wednesday issue on renewing provocative visits by Jewish settlers to al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

The dailies also focused on Israeli Knesset’s decision to approve a new law that intends to clamp down on anti-Israeli occupation NGOs.

Al-Ayyam and Al-Hayat Al-Jadida reported that an extremist rabbi was nominated to take the position of “chief rabbi” in the Israeli army. The newly nominated rabbi has once allowed Israeli soldiers to rape non-Israeli women at times of war.

Al-Quds and Al-Ayyam reported that the chief of the Israeli internal security agency, Nadav Argaman, said during a meeting with the security committee in the Knesset that the situation in West Bank is likely to explode in any time, despite a noticeable decline in attacks against the Israelis.

Al-Quds and Al-Ayyam reported that, according to Israeli daily Haaretz, Israeli Police has always intended to provoke the Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem.

Al-Hayat Al-Jadida reported that the World Bank had transferred $30 million to help meet the urgent needs for the Palestinian Authority treasury.

Al-Quds said that Egypt is preparing for a regional summit to launch the peace negotiations after the visit of its foreign minister to Israel.