Israel’s occupation forces are currently again bombing the besieged Gaza Strip and the situation is spiralling towards larger conflict as desperate Benyamin Netanyahu seeks to win the Israeli public on his side before the March elections.
‘Heavy damage’ in southern Khan Younis has been reported from the ongoing attacks, which have sent fireballs and clouds of smoke reaching high up to the sky and al-Jazeera reports that Israel’s occupation forces are moving more armoured vehicles to near Gaza.
The current events began at 05:40 am on Sunday, when Israeli occupation killed and then mutilated the body of a man in an act condemned as a ‘war crime’ by the human rights Adalah Center in Israel.
When he was attacked and killed, with the fate of his companion still unclear, Muhammad al-Na’im was, according to the clearest report, 100 meters on the Gaza side of the border with ethnically cleansed Palestine 1948.
THE SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE
Following the killing of Muhammad al-Na’im and the grotesque display of his body hanging from the bulldozer’s scoop on Sunday morning, the al-Quds Brigades – the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad whose member he was – launched at least eleven rockets to ethnically cleansed Palestine 1948, which caused no injuries.
Israeli occupation attacks that followed the next night did: In Gaza, at least four and up to seven people were wounded in at least 34 attacks hitting Beit Lahiya, Gaza City, Khan Younis and Rafah, with at least one person being critically injured, while in the Syrian capital Damascus Israeli occupation killed two members of al-Quds Brigades, Salim Ahmad Salim(24) and Ziad Ahmad Mansour(23).
The US-government established and funded al-Hurrah news agency claimed briefly that Israel would have targeted and killed Akram al-Ajouri, the leader of Islamic Jihad. On November 12th 2019 Israel killed his son Moath and a bodyguard in an air-strike on his house in Damascus.
Today Islamic Jihad announced that its fighters killed in Damascus would be ‘avenged’. About midday al-Quds Brigades launched twelve rockets to ethnically cleansed Palestine 1948. There are no news of injuries.
Now, at two pm local Palestine time, Israeli occupation is bombing resistance sites in the tiny coastal enclave and Netanyahu’s cabinet is openly talking about a large-scale military attack in Gaza, where half of the population are children.
The goal: To win the March Knesset elections, third within a year, in which Netanyahu’s hard-right coalition is facing another hard-right coalition led by former general Benny Gantz, who himself in his previous elections’ adverts has bragged about the destruction he wrought in Gaza.
(Source / 24.02.2020)