RAMALLAH, Thursday, The Israeli demolition of a Palestinian home in the Jerusalem area under the pretext of lack of building permit was highlighted on the front page of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies on Thursday.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida said Israel has also informed residents west of Bethlehem in the south of the occupied West Bank to stop construction on their home.
Al-Ayyam also said many Palestinians were injured and detained during confrontations and army raids of several areas and homes in the West Bank.
Al-Quds decided to make its lead front page story on the American so-called deal of the century, which it said that it calls for establishing a Palestinian state in Gaza only while the West Bank will have self-rule in only the urban areas.
Al-Ayyam quoted former Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman saying the deal calls for Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley, water and the borders to remain under Israeli control.
The three papers also highlighted recommendations by an Israeli committee to make life of the 6500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails very difficult by taking away most of what they have and to leave them with almost nothing of what they have fought to gain over the years.
Al-Quds said an Israeli settlement group has called on its followers to go to Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Islam’s third holiest site, on Sunday, which Mosque director, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, has warned aims at changing the status quo at the Mosque.
It said the Israeli security service has arrested three settlers on charges of causing the death in October of Palestinian mother of eight Aisha Rabi when they threw stones at a car she was in on a northern West Bank road.
It said the administration of US President Donald Trump gave the green light to Israel to increase the settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Al-Quds reported that relations between the Islamic Jihad, which is based in Gaza, and Iran are back to normal.
It said the Ministry of Health has warned that the electricity crisis in Gaza could affect health services.
Al-Ayyam quoted the Israeli security saying that Jewish terrorism against Palestinians is on the rise.
It said that the Doctors Association has called off a strike to give a chance to dialogue and the conflict between the private hospitals and insurance companies is on its way to be resolved.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida quoted Fatah deputy chairman Mahmoud Aloul saying at a rally in Jenin that the large crowd is proof that the Palestinian people back its leadership.
It also said the United Nations Palestine refugee agency, UNRWA, thanked Ahmad Assaf, General Supervisor of the Official Media, for helping out during its financial crisis.
Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency