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Trans-Jordan would later be renamed "Jordan". The first map (labeled "Palestinian and Jewish land 1946") shows "Palestinian land" in green comprising more than 90% of "Palestine," suggesting that, in 1946, nearly all of the land between the Jordan and the Mediterranean was "Palestinian." The PIJ was the only Palestinian terrorist organization that managed to carry out two suicide-bombing attacks in 2006, both at the same fast food restaurant near the old Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv.

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Norway offered to provide a place where Israeli and Palestinian diplomats could hold secret meetings. September 1970 is known as the Black September in Arab history and sometimes is referred to as the "era of regrettable events". Grassroots activism on behalf of the Palestinians is gaining momentum. Indeed, according to the former director of the Israeli army archives, ‘in almost every village occupied by us during the War of Independence, acts were committed which are defined as war crimes, such as murders, massacres, and rapes’...

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And this money is not offset by competing donations in support of the Palestinians. The United States, the international donor community and the World Bank stand ready to work with Palestinians on a major project of economic reform and development. During the war years the Jewish community in Palestine was vastly strengthened. The refugees were further attracted by l2-year tax exemptions and exemption from military service.

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Before the intifada, Israeli authorities had enabled the development of Islamist organizations as a way to divide Palestinians in the Occupied Territories. This doesn�t make Arabs too happy when they hear this, but it is true. The Bible carefully states that God has given Canaan to Israel, and carefully defines the borders of that land. Instead of allying with the courageous proponents of peace within Israel and Palestine, our government has rewarded consistent abusers of human rights.

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However, the surrounding Arab nations did not recognize the validity of Israel and invaded, claiming that they were filling a vacuum created by the termination of the mandate and the absence of any legal authority to replace it. The oil industry will influence the complete area, both via the wealth, which it generates as well as via the labor movement. They adopt the counterfeit, apocalyptic, false sayings which do not appear in the Noble Qur'an and are falsely attributed to the Prophet of Allah.

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But I�m not going to spend my time on this since there is isn�t a whole lot I can do about it." Through our efforts we must support those basic rights to speak your mind and access information. It is a mighty challenge on today�s battlefield in the Middle East, to be sure, because the warfare involves multiple fronts and various filthy methods of engagement. Once there is a commitment to equality and a system for enforcing rights, it is possible to devise many solutions that do justice without creating new victims.� Some one-state advocates, such as traditional leftists and libertarians, foresee what Walker calls �one binational country with. .. separation of church and state.� But most one-state advocates add caveats.

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Today, that religious division is again a political one as well: it's a struggle for regional influence between Shia political powers, led by Iran, versus Sunni political powers, led by Saudi Arabia. Israel needs to admit that using occupied territories as “buffer zones” is no longer an option when it comes to nuclear weapons or weapons of mass destruction. I also believe there is an historical moment for Israel to crush the terrorists: �Egypt�s Al-Sisi not only has denounced jihad, in front of a Muslim audience.

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But they suggested that Abbas try trading it for something more valuable: the 104 pre-Oslo prisoners. Typically, they start with little capital, put the whole family to work, and eventually prosper. Bookish and introspective, he undertook what he later described as a “programme of reading and research into the intricacies and hidden aspects of Israeli society.” 3 In the ’70s, Abbas urged the PLO to start talking to the Israelis. “I was keen to meet any Israelis willing to meet me,” he wrote in his memoir of the peace process, Through Secret Channels.

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The Hashemites, descendants of the Prophet Mohammed and the guardians of the Moslem Holy Cities, Mecca and Medina, had declared their region of western Arabia, known as the Hedjaz, an independent kingdom in 1916. The organization of the Jews was better than it previously had been, and they were successful in an early engagement against the governor of Syria, who had advanced to Palestine with two legions to assist the hard-pressed procurator. Many of the beliefs and events that lead to the creation of the modern state of Israel include: _____; __________; and, __________. (name three)

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The fight to establish a Kurdish state is also a controversial subject. Palestinians living on the West Bank were naturalized according to Jordanian law, as well as those who sought refuge on the east bank of the Jordan River. S. funding of any entity that attempts to do so. Keen to retain the autonomy they had won from the Ottomans, Lebanese nationalists persuaded the Allies at the Congress of Versailles to create a state centred on Mount Lebanon’s Christian community. Gary Frazier and I discuss these things in our new book, The Miracle of Israel.

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