Hamas’ deadly attack on Israel sparked diplomatic reactions, with countries like US, India and UK backing Israel. Some picked Hamas.
Longtime Hamas ally Iran was quick to praise Hamas’ recent assault. It also gives $100 million annually to pro-Palestinian groups, including Hamas.
Qatar has blamed Israel for the ongoing violence, criticising the “repeated raids on the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque."
Turkey’s neutral stance on the recent attack was a surprise. However, Ankara has staunchly backed Hamas previously.
As Saudi Arabia and Israel repair ties, Riyadh blamed Israel for the violence. Saudi cited Israel’s continued occupation of Palestinian territory.