RAMALLAH, Sunday, August 14, 2022 (WAFA) – Palestinian Arabic-language dailies focused today on confrontations which broke out yesterday between Palestinian youths and Israeli occupation forces in the towns of Kafr Qaddum, Beit Duqqu, Abu Dis and Biddu in the occupied West Bank.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida said Israeli settlers yesterday stole agricultural equipment belonging to a Palestinian resident in the village of Kisan, in the southern occupied West Bank province of Bethlehem.
Al-Ayyam said activists held a vigil yesterday outside Assaf HaRofeh Hospital in Tel Aviv in support of Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh, who has been on hunger strike for nearly 160 days.
Al-Quds quote Khalil Awawdeh’s wife as saying that his body organs won’t be working normally even after he breaks his hunger strike.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida quoted her as saying that he has lost half of his weight and that his health condition is highly critical.
Al-Ayyam and al-Quds said Shadi Othman, a spokesman for the European Union mission in Palestine, has criticized the Israeli policy of forcible transfer of Palestinians from their homes in Area C of the occupied West Bank.
Al-Ayyam said Palestinian teenager Ziad Abu Ayyash, 15, lost his eye yesterday at a hospital in Amman after he was injured by Israeli bullets on Tuesday in the town of Beit Ummar.
Al-Quds quoted former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as saying that the United States was on the brink of war with Russia and China.
Al-Ayyam said Israeli authorities yesterday renewed a travel ban on Sheikh Ra’ed Salah, the head of the Israeli-banned Islamic Movement in the 1948 land.