Iran and Turkey Fueled Temple Mount Crisis

(Israel Hayom) Eyal Zisser - While most of the Arab nations sought to defuse tensions in Jerusalem, Iran and Turkey sought to fan the flames by transferring money to Islamic organizations to continue the struggle to "defend Al-Aqsa." But the interests of the Iranian regime and the Turkish president are not the best interests of the Palestinians or Israeli Arabs. The Palestinians would be wise to remember that Iran has always been willing to fight Israel to the last Lebanese, Palestinian or Syrian soldier. The writer, vice rector at Tel Aviv University, is former director of its Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies.

2017-08-02 00:00:00

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