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Newspaper Review: Dailies highlight scheduled PCC 31st session in Ramallah

Newspaper Review: Dailies highlight scheduled PCC 31st session in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Sunday, February 06, 2022 (WAFA) – The three Palestinian Arabic-language dailies focused today on the 31st of the Palestinian Central Council (PCC), the second-highest decision-making body in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), which is scheduled to be held in Ramallah later today.

Al-Quds said the scheduled PCC session will discuss the relationship with the US and Israel, while Al-Hayat Al-Jadida said President Mahmoud Abbas is poised to deliver an inclusive political speech before the session.

The dailies also highlighted Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh’s remarks before the African Union summit yesterday, in which he called on the Union to withdraw Israel’s observer status.

On a different subject, Al-Quds and Al-Hayat Al-Jadida said a group of Israeli settlers yesterday uprooted and vandalized some 25 olive saplings belonging to Palestinian farmers in the village of Bruqin, in the occupied West Bank province of Salfit.

The two dailies reported that Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem foiled an arson attempt by an Israeli settler in their neighborhood on Friday-Saturday night.

The three dailies reported on the tragic death of the Moroccan child Rayan who was pulled out yesterday from a deep well in his village in northern Morocco, where he had been trapped for five days.

Al-Hayat al-Jadida said Nasser Abu Hmeid, a Palestinian serving a life sentence in Israeli jails, remains in a critical health condition and is need of urgent healthcare.

Al-Ayyam said Israeli airlines may soon halt flights to Dubai following disagreements between the Shin Bet and authorities in the United Arab Emirates over security arrangements in the central Gulf city

The three dailies said over 3,000 new COVID cases and 8 deaths were registered across Palestine yesterday.


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