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Newspapers Review: Pregnant woman injured from stones thrown by Israelis focus of dailies

Newspapers Review: Pregnant woman injured from stones thrown by Israelis focus of dailies

RAMALLAH, Saturday, September 5, 2020 (WAFA) – A pregnant Palestinian woman in her ninth month who was seriously injured when Israeli settlers threw stones at Palestinian cars on West Bank roads, as well as confrontations between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians in the occupied territories were highlighted on the front page of the Palestinian Arabic dailies published today.

Al-Ayyam said four people, including a pregnant woman, were brought to Ramallah hospital yesterday injured as a result of stones thrown at their cars by Israeli settlers near the West Bank village of Turmous Ayya. It said the woman, who is in her ninth month of pregnancy, was reported in serious condition.

Al-Quds said Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers at various locations in the West Bank, such as Kufr Qaddoum, Deir Abu Mishaal and Qalqilya during which several Palestinians were injured.

Al-Hayat al-Jadida highlighted news about President Mahmoud Abbas, including his decision to keep the country under emergency regulation for 30 more days in an effort to confront the novel coronavirus pandemic, which the newspaper said has claimed the lives of three Palestinians as over 800 new cases were recorded in Palestine yesterday.

It also said a ministerial delegation, including Minister of Health Mai Alkaila, has arrived in Gaza yesterday to follow up on developments with the pandemic in the besieged sea enclave.

Al-Ayyam reported on the pro-Israel US effort and quoted Palestinian official, Saeb Erekat, saying that Palestine is a victim of US President Donald Trump's ambitions for re-election.

It quoted the US National Security Advisor calling for a new leadership for the Palestinians.

Al-Quds quoted Trump saying that Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to normalize relations with Israel.

It said the US-Israeli lobby is going to open an office in the United Arab Emirates.


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