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A number of analysts and experts in security affairs in Israel warned - during their discussions and analyzes on Israeli channels - of the repercussions of the expected measures by the Israeli government against those praying in Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of Ramadan.

Channel 12 military affairs correspondent Nir Devori said, “There is a fear that the front that everyone fears will break out, especially before Ramadan, will open, and which has become more likely to explode,” warning of an attack that Palestinians might carry out in retaliation for what is happening in the Gaza Strip or because of the debate over Al-Aqsa Mosque. Who said that it unites all Palestinian arenas.

Devori added, "There are a large number of alerts and warnings about operations these days, and this forces Israel to increase military barriers and strengthen the prevention of operations."

He believed that everything was very likely to explode because of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and "this is what requires the Israeli side to have a sound mind and cool nerves in management and decision-making."

An Israeli soldier was killed and 8 others were injured of varying severity - last Thursday - in an operation carried out by Palestinians at a military checkpoint near the Maale Adumim settlement, east of occupied Jerusalem.

The Israeli channel "Kan 11" highlighted Jordan's position, and said that they in Jordan are very concerned about the restrictions that Israel plans to impose on Muslim worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of Ramadan.

25 thousand worshipers pray Friday at Al-Aqsa Mosque on February 9, 2024 (Al Jazeera)

The same channel reported, "The Jordanian warning to Israel was presented to a large number of international bodies, given that it is the custodian of the holy places in Jerusalem, and also in accordance with the peace agreement between Jordan and Israel."

For his part, the head of the National Security Research Institute, Major General Tamir Hayman, warned that the situation was heading towards heating up, and he spoke on Channel 12 about the accumulated pressure in the West Bank, attributing this to a difficult economic crisis in light of the Palestinian workers stopping work, in addition to the Palestinian Authority. It does not receive Palestinian tax revenues withheld by Israel.

Hayman said, "We are on the verge of explosive days, and we need a lot of caution," stressing that Al-Aqsa Mosque is a "known detonator."

Israeli Channel 12 - through its affairs correspondent, Gal Khin - provided what it said was data on the number of operations carried out by Palestinians against Israelis.

It revealed that since the beginning of the war on Gaza until today, 199 serious operations have occurred, that is, stabbings, rammings, shootings, and explosive devices, most of which occurred last October. The correspondent said that the Israeli Internal Security Service (Shin Bet) thwarted 626 similar operations before they were carried out.

Source: Al Jazeera