Published in London «al-Sharq al-Awsat» reports that the Israeli Navy are preparing to repel the attack of the sea objectives, which can be undertaken entrenched in the Sinai Peninsula by militants of the «Islamic state». Special attention is paid to the protection of Eilat. Sources in the IDF reported that, after the defeats in Iraq and Syria, the jihadists can make Israel the next target.
The Palestinian newspaper «al-Hayat al-Jadida» acquaints the readers with the point of view of an expert on Israeli politics, Dr. Omar Gary on the formation of the new government of Israel. He believes that Netanyahu was more powerful Prime Minister than Yitzhak Rabin, as without problems coped with a coalition of 61 members. Avigdor Lieberman, according to experts, will carry out all instructions of the head of government. He also reminds that the death penalty is as much a part of the Israeli criminal code.
The TV channel «al-Manar» quoted the speech by the head of «Hezbollah» Hassan Nasrallah on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of the withdrawal from Lebanon of Israeli forces. According to him, the Zionist regime is still the main enemy groupings. Nasrallah also expressed his confidence that the resistance flag will be raised over a liberated Palestine.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia reached an agreement on the participation of Iranian pilgrims in the Hajj. The representatives of the Kingdom claim that the Iranians have accepted all their conditions, and the contract will be signed in the coming days. Recall that Tehran has laid on Riyadh responsible for the deaths of hundreds of pilgrims in a stampede during the Hajj in 2015.
The newspaper «al-Ahram» writes that the Ministry of agriculture of Egypt reported on the implementation of the plan for grain purchases in the domestic market. Purchased of 4.07 million tonnes of wheat. The government buys grain at subsidized prices higher than on the free market. Egypt is the most populous country of the Arab world and the largest importer of grain. Cairo annually buys more than 11 million tons of wheat.