Muslim Sunni-Shi'ite divides and confrontations

Guests Dr. Eldad Pardo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Amb. Zvi Mazel, Senior Researcher – Jerusalem Center of Public Affairs; and analyst Mr. Amir Oren.

Islam is the most widely followed religion in the Middle East, with some 20% of the religion's population living in the region. A major source of conflict in the Muslim Middle East is the divisive nature between its two main sects: Sunni and Shia.

Today we will discuss the ongoing struggle for power of these two sects and its implication on the region's stability.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: June 10, 2016, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 179
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish