Gaza is an impoverished, densely populated coastal strip which has been blocked by Israel and Egypt for the past 16 years, so the question is how Gaza can pull off such a sophisticated and devastating military operation on its own.
Iran Is alleged to support Hamas
Many are suspicious of Iran’s involvement in this operation, Iran already has a long history of training and arming proxy militant groups in the region, from Gaza to Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria. Many believe that it has supported Hamas militants in carrying out this operation by providing them with domestic missiles, rockets, and training to match the capabilities of Israel
According to the sources from Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas have helped in planning and executing this attack, The operation was planned over a year ago. Militants were trained and advanced knowledge was given to them about how to lead a war.
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However, Iran’s supreme Political and military leaders have rejected all such allegations and publicly denied Iran’s role in this war. The US and other regional agencies have said that they have not found any evidence or reports regarding Iran’s involvement in this attack. The United Nations has collected multiple pieces of evidence that show Iranian leaders were surprised by this attack and they did not have any prior knowledge or information regarding the planning and execution of this operation by Hamas.
Protests in the Middle East
Protests have begun in various regions of the Middle East against the Israel airstrikes and bombings; people are in support and show concern over the Gaza violence.
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Thousands of Muslims protested on Friday across the Middle East in support of Palestine and against Israeli attacks on Gaza, there is a risk of regional conflicts erupting in these areas as Israel prepares for a ground invasion in the Gaza Strip. The regional Police are making every possible effort to prevent violence only females, old people and children are allowed to enter the sprawling hilltop compound for prayers, This is to prevent the gathering of crowds in one place thus leading to regional conflicts.
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People say they cannot breathe, they cannot live, and they say that all the leaders and militants involved in these attacks are killing everything good within them
In Tehran, the capital of Iran, people burnt Israeli and American flags and various slogans were raised “Death to Israelis and Americans” “Israel will be doomed and Palestine will be conquered”
People support Palestine and protest against the mass killing of innocent Palestinians, people gathered in the centre of Iraq’s capital to protest against political leaders who are not doing anything to stop these atrocities