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Palestinians burning Israeli flags at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound following the Friday prayer. Photograph: Faiz Abu Rmeleh/EPA

Palestinians burning Israeli flags at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound following the Friday prayer. Photograph: Faiz Abu Rmeleh/EPA

The queue to “surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire” has just got a little longer.

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