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The son of Hezbollah soldier Abbas Hijazi, who died in an air strike in Quneitra, carries a toy weapon as he stands between the coffins of his father. (photo credit: REUTERS)
The son of Hezbollah soldier Abbas Hijazi, who died in an air strike in Quneitra, carries a toy weapon as he stands between the coffins of his father.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
How did we end up supporting Israel?
Al-Sharq Al-Awsat
, London, January 20
The surprising Israeli attack last week in Quneitra, targeting six Hezbollah men alongside an officer from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (whose presence there should be alarming to us all), was received with relative happiness in the Arab world. On social networks and even in printed media, Arabs seemed to rejoice over the death of the Islamist militants.
This represents a major shift in public opinion in favor of Israel, spurred by Hezbollah’s dirty involvement in the Syrian civil war and its brutality within Lebanon.
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