Tensions run high between Israel and Iran

Israel warns of possible attack on Iran over its nuclear programme, ahead of UN atomic agency report.

    Israel’s warnings of a possible attack on Iran has increased tension between the two countries, ahead of a UN atomic agency report on Tehran's nuclear programme, due out this week.

    Some experts say Israel will launch a strike if it is convinced that the West is not going to take stronger steps against nuclear Iran.

    Tehran continues to insist its nuclear programme is only for peaceful purposes.

    Al Jazeera’s Nicole Johnston reports from Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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