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Western Powers Risk losing Influence in Regions of Arab World Over Support for Israel
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Western Powers Risk losing Influence in Regions of Arab World Over Support for Israel

The West has long been the centre of cultural and media influence for the Middle East and North Africa.1 But now with the Israelis waging a war in Gaza and the United States and Europe expressing unequivocal support, anger has been aroused and spread.2 At the heart of this fiery spread of mass protest has been the bombing of Al-Ahli Arab Hospital, which killed more than 400 people.3 This was the last straw tipped the anger that was building up, into new territory.4 Demonstrators took to the streets in their thousands to declare that enough was enough with the Western powers and their unconditional support for Israel that rendered it incapable of acknowledging the inhuman violence being meted out to Gaza every hour of the day and going back decades.5 (Al Jazeera)Now the fru...