The Gaza War Was Not Iran's War

Iran's role in the Gaza conflict was only that of a weapons provider, writes Meir Javedanfar, despite Tehran's desire to show its power and influence.

al-monitor Smoke trails are seen as a rocket is launched from the northern Gaza Strip towards Israel, Nov. 17, 2012. Photo by REUTERS/Majdi Fathi.

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violence, security, palestinian, israeli security, israel, iran, hamas, gaza

Nov 22, 2012

After eight days of fighting, on the 21st of November, Israel and Hamas declared a ceasefire.

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