Newspapers Review: The first Friday in Ramadan at Al-Aqsa, army crackdown on protests highlight of dailies

The three Palestinian Arabic dailies published today, al-Quds, al-Hayat al-Jadida, and al-Ayyam, highlighted the large number of worshippers attending the first Friday in the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, as well as the Israeli army crackdown on the weekly Palestinian protests against the occupation and settlements.

Here are the main headlines of these newspapers:

Al-Hayat al-Jadida:

An estimated 100,000 people pray on the first Friday of Ramadan in Al-Aqsa; occupation forces storm the Mosque

Injuries in Kufr Qaddoum, Beit Dajan and Beita, as people participate in the funeral of Karam Salman in Qusin

Fatah and the Parents Association call on teachers to save the school year

Moscow calls for the prosecution of those responsible for the attack on the Tomb of the Virgin Mary church in Jerusalem

The President and the Jordanian monarch exchange greetings on the advent of Ramadan

An anti-occupation demonstration and boos greeted Netanyahu in London

The Independent Commission calls on Hamas to immediately release journalist Hani Abu Rizk

Thousands attend prayers at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron on the first Friday of Ramadan

Weakening the judiciary: Hundreds of pilots and military intelligence personnel suspend their service reservists


The occupation authorities publish bids to build 1029 settlement units in the West Bank and Jerusalem

Dozens were injured in the suppression of the Friday protests; people in Qaryout confront settlers’ incursion

100,000 people performed the first Friday prayer of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa despite the strict restrictions of the occupation

Israel: Protest organizers plan to escalate their activities this week

Moscow calls for the prosecution of those responsible for the attack on the Gethsemane Church

US Senator: The Biden administration appears weak because of its failure to hold Israel accountable

200 Israeli military pilots stop serving in the reserve

Israeli official: The Americans are trying to overthrow the Netanyahu government

Germany expresses concern over approving the return of the settlers to the evacuated settlements


Approval of plans to build 8,100 settlement units

The martyr Karam Salman was buried in Qusin

More than 100,000 people perform the first Friday of Ramadan prayer at Al-Aqsa

The prisoner, Walid Daqqa, is facing a serious health condition in Barzlai Hospital.

The war in Ukraine is hurting the Russian arms industry

The town of Jabal al-Mukabber confronts Israeli demolition and settlement expansion

Parents and Fatah call on teachers to return to classes

Washington is weak because of its failure to hold Israel accountable

Netanyahu is holding talks with Sunak on the impact of protest demonstrations against him in London

Source: Palestine News & Information Agency