Morocco’s historic win against Portugal in World Cup focus of dailies

Morocco’s historic win yesterday 1-0 against Portugal in the quarterfinals of the Qatar World Cup 2022 made headlines today of the three Palestinian Arabic-language dailies.

These are the main headlines of the three dailies:


– First Arab and African country to qualify for World Cup semi-finals… Palestine celebrates [Morocco’s] victory… Morocco beats Portugal 1-0 and reaches the semi-finals for the first time in its history.

– Injuries by Israeli gunfire [in the occupied West Bank].

– US warns Israel against annexation or harming the status quo in Al-Aqsa.

– Palestine celebrates the victory of the Moroccan national team, and the Israeli occupation forces suppress the festivities in Jerusalem.

– The deportation of Salah Hammouri.. Another aspect of racial discrimination against Palestinians in Jerusalem.

Al-Hayat Al-Jadida:

– Morocco makes the difference… The Atlas Lions continue to climb to the top.

– The Israeli occupation confiscates a [Palestinian-owned] land in the village of Jinsafut, and suppresses those celebrating the victory of the Moroccan national team in Jerusalem.

– Prime Minister Shtayyeh honors Patriarch Michel Sabah and praises his national and humanitarian role.

– Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails hold the Israeli Prison Service responsible for the life of prisoner Walid Daqqa.

– Palestinians hold a vigil in Tayibe against home demolitions by Israel.

– Palestine TV Tower is lit with the Moroccan flag to celebrate the victory of Morocco’s Atlas Lions.


– Morocco continues to write history by defeating Portugal… Massive celebrations across the West Bank and Gaza Strip on the occasion.

– Injuries during confrontations [with Israeli forces] in Beit Ummar and Nabi Saleh, and Israel decides to seize hundreds of dunums in Jinsafut.

– Occupation police suppress those celebrating Morocco’s victory in occupied Jerusalem.

– US applies pressure not to update a UN list of companies operating in Israeli settlements.

– A UN envoy arrives in Israel soon to investigate the abuse of Palestinian children.

Source: Palestine News and Information agency