Yesterday's attack on Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian town of Burgas is the eighth major incident in which Israel has accused the Iranian government and its allies of planning to attack, or of attacking, Israeli citizens. Iran denies involvement in any of the incidents, but it accuses Israel of a string of deadly attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists over the past year.
An attack in Istanbul, apparently targeted at Israeli Consul General to Istanbul Moshe Kamhi, injured eight people. Turkish police initially blamed the Kurdish Worker’s Party (PKK) for the attack, but Israeli officials later said the evidence pointed to Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed militia and political party based in Lebanon.
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