Perhaps it is envy. Europeans take notice that Israel is expanding while Europe contracts. There is a genuine concern that by the next century the majority of their countries will be Arab and Islamic. The crescent will replace the Christian cross on flags. And what happens in Europe might first happen in Israel. What to do? Form an alliance of shared values with people not so different from yourselves. Work together to contain the Islamic tide that threatens us all.
Reformists are in the lead in Iranian parliamentary elections (dpa)
from the article: EU mulling ways to press Israel to ditch settlement expansion plan