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Israel is picking so many fights on multiple fronts that several wars could break out at any time. Meanwhile, the US stays silent

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22.10.2021

Israeli police forces this week raided the Damascus Gate (Bab al-Amud), located at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City, injuring at least 70 unarmed Palestinians, who had set up celebrations for the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday, considered to be a Palestinian national holiday.

At least 35 Palestinians were arrested, the majority of them children, two local journalists were also detained and a paramedic was assaulted, along with countless women and children, many of them passersby. The assaults at Bab al-Amud intensified on Wednesday, when far-Right Israeli Knesset members, Itamar Ben-Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich, stormed the site under heavy police protection, as a means of provoking Palestinians.

Only compounding the escalation, Israel’s district court upheld the bulldozing of one of the oldest Muslim cemeteries in Jerusalem, which Israeli forces began desecrating last week, unearthing the remains of the dead and buried. On top of this, illegal Israeli settlers continue to storm the al-Aqsa Mosque site, which has drawn threats from Hamas that the group will retaliate if they cross red-lines.

Interestingly enough, Israel seems not to have learnt from its mistakes in May, when it provoked fighting with armed factions in Gaza over its aggression against unarmed Palestinians in Jerusalem. The uprooting of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem, attacks on holy sites, and its brutal police crackdowns on unarmed protesters all led to the paroxysm witnessed this May, resulting in 270 Palestinians being killed, along with 13 Israelis.

Following May’s 11-day Gaza-Israel conflict, the Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah stated in a speech that regional war would be the result of Israeli attacks on Jerusalem. On Monday, Yemen’s Ansarullah party leader, Abdul-Malik........

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