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An Iranian woman walks past mannequins wearing Islamic clothing at an Islamic fashion exhibition in Tehran, Iran, March 4, 2013. EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave his first interview to a Persian-language media outlet over the weekend, the BBC's Persian Service. In it Netanyahu said, "I think if the Iranian people had freedom, they would wear jeans, listen to Western music, and have free elections".