The Agency Maan talks about the situation in the area of the Damascus gate of Jerusalem. The Northern entrance of the Holy city, which in the time of Suleiman the Magnificent was the main, has become in recent months the gates of Shuhada – right here at the hands of Israeli soldiers killed eight Palestinians. The Agency supposed to be interviewing local residents, and according to them, Israelis are just too concerned about security issues, which leads to tragedy.
The newspaper «al-Masry al-Youm» says that the Union of journalists of Egypt has denied the information on participation of its members in a press tour in Israel. On 23 February, the representative of the press service of the IDF avichai EDRI has published on Facebook a photo with the man called Egyptian journalist. The Union of journalists claims that this is part of the «Zionist conspiracy».
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that Israel has extended the term of administrative arrest of Jewish extremist Meir Etinger. He is considered responsible for a series of attacks on Christians, Muslims and Israeli soldiers. Defense Minister Moshe ya’alon supported the proposal of the ISA. The channel notes that eatinger is the only Jewish administrative detainees, while the same measure subjected to more than 584 Arab.
The London newspaper «al-Hayat» reported that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia urged its citizens in Lebanon to leave the state. United Arab Emirates addressed his citizens with such a call and reported a significant reduction of its diplomatic representation.
The website of Hamas Palestinian information center writes that London started a week of boycott of Israel. It is directed against British companies cooperating with the Zionists. Very popular advertising posters installed in subway of the British capital. It is claimed that they have seen 4.000.000 people.