The Real Middle East "Apartheid States"?
In reality, of all the countries in the Middle East, Israel is the least deserving of the title “apartheid state”. Discrimination, including the denial of equal political, religious and economic rights to minorities, is not the exception but the norm throughout the region. Legalised discrimination is usually based on religion but sometimes also on ethnicity, as is the case in Syria and Lebanon.
Attachment: Discrimination in the Middle East - Four Case Studies