Other Arab Countries

Anti-Semitism in the Egyptian media as a follow-up to the anti-Semitic remarks made by the Iranian president

On December 8, 2005, Iranian president Ahmadinejad, in an interview in Al-‘Alam TV, made blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, slandering Israel and the Jewish people. He denied the Holocaust and said there was no legitimacy for the State of Israel’s being the national home of the Jewish people.