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The Palestinian territories consist of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, whose final status has yet to be determined. They were originally part of the British Mandate of Palestine, then captured and occupied by Jordan and by Egypt and later captured by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War.

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Answer 1 The militant wing of Hamas is more traditional of other paramilitary groups like FARC in Columbia or the IRA in Ireland. It has rockets, guns, and a military-style command structure. It does not operate in cells or primarily use bombs as a method of attack like Al-Qaeda does. Additionally, …
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Answer 1 Because they had nowhere else to go. Europe gave them a home in Palestine as a way of saying sorry but what the fault of the Palestinian people who are being forced to leave their homes. they were in no part involved in the killing of the Jews. Europe is trying to amend one of their sins by…
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Answer 1 Palestine, Jordan and Iraq came under British rule as League of Nations mandates; Saudi Arabia became independent. Answer 2 Actually, Saudi Arabia was not created at that time. King Abdulaziz bin Saud (Creator of SA) was in a military/ideological quest to unite what is now known as Saud…
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Naturally there is a debate over this question and therefore there are different answers. Neutral Answer The question of who owns Palestine does not have a simple answer. The struggle between Israelis and Palestinians goes back to ancient times, when the ancient Israelites lived in and around Palest…
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At the end of WW2, the United Nations gave the land of Israel to the Jewish people to be their homeland. After seeing the evidence of the Holocaust, the world was horrified at the death and torture that the Jews had endured. Even still, many nations were still prejudiced enough that they didn't what…
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Jerusalem is a city in the State of Israel. East and West Jerusalem were unified under Israeli control in the Six Day War in June 1967.Jerusalem is not a country, but rather a city in Israel.
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General Geography for later reference The former Mandate of Palestine (the area that is contested by both sides) and its surroundings have many different geographical microclimates and differences. Along the Mediterranean there is a lowland area that rises slightly in the north in the Galilee. Howev…
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It depends on what you are calling Palestine. If you are referring to the British Mandate for Palestine, as a mandate, the territory was subject to League of Nations final authority. The job of the British was to safeguard the territory on behalf of the League and to advance the modernization and …
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No... There may have been trading of arms or money but I doubt training.
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Which Israeli conflict is the question referring to? Is it the Arab-Israeli Conflict? -- referring to the wars that Israel has fought with different Arab States like Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, inter alia. Is it the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? -- referring to the Israeli problems wi…
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Palestine Day is March 31 In MinnestoaVisit www.palestineday.com
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Herzl explained quite well that the European concept of a nation-state was dependent on the idea that all of the people in any particular nation were of the same ethnic stock and heritage. Jews were branded by this system to be "the Other" and were regarded at best as possible equals and at worse as…
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the awnser for this question Yes, no one should be banned from returning to something that was once theirs Another Answer: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is very complicated. There are Palestinians who live in Israel as Israeli citizens. Israel never forced the Palestinians to leave Israel. The …
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In Exodus 30:15, the half-shekel (Temple) annual tax requires that everyone (i.e. every adult male) must pay for the upkeep of the Temple.The shekel was originally a weight used for barley in Mesopotamia in 3,000 BCE. The weight was later stamped on metals such as gold and silver. Silver was used by…
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Answer 1 Well. this wall disables many Palestinians to go across the wall, were family lives. This wall is like the Berlin Wall; it does nothing but bad. Also, Palestine has already very little terrain, and thanks to this wall, they are not able to regain territory which was occupied by Israelis. S…
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Answer 1 Palestine For Arabs (Muslims + Christians) The Arabs Were The First People Who Entered Palestine By Many Thousands of years ago And When Moses came to the Jewish people and went with them to palestine by the order of god but in the way most of them began to worship a golden goat so god o…
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The way the question is written is to assume that it is not theirs, which is not the case in the slightest. Nobody asks what "entitled" Poles to create a nation-state in Prussian, Russian, and Austrian land or what "entitled" British colonists to create a European-Style country in North America. The…
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General Information: Palestine is located in the Middle East, It is bordered by the countries of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan Egypt and Israel. In 1948 Israel occupied part of Jerusalem and Palestine, whilst in 1967 Israel occupied the rest. Palestine nowadays consists of the West Bank and Gaza, however …
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The conflict between Jews and Arabs extends all the way back to their forefathers, Isaac and Ishmael, who were half-brothers, both being sons of Abraham by different mothers. Isaac is the forefather of the nation of Israel and Ishmael is the forefather to Arab nations, and is accepted by most Musli…
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First thing that must be understood is that the land you are talking about had different names in different times. The native population, Jews and Israelis, call it Eretz Israel, which means "Land of Israel" in Hebrew. The name "Palestine" was given to this area thousands years later by Romans after…
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A number of countries support this view, not the least of which is Israel itself, the "Jewish Homeland in Palestine". Israel is also supported primarily by the United States and other Western countries. However, tacit support, by way of recognition, has been given to Israel by all non-Islamic UN cou…
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The Jews would disagree with the framing of the question. They did not want to take over part of Palestine's land, but rather they wanted to return to their historic homeland. It would be similar to the Cherokee Nation returning to what is today northeast Georgia and wanting to create a Cherokee Res…
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Answer The kingdom was divided mainly because of Solomon's loss of favor with God. Specifically, Solomon's son Rehoboam was to be king after Solomon died, but a fellow named Jeroboam, with the backing of a great many Israelites, asked him what kind of king he would be (Solomon was known to have b…
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Al-Quds (Jerusalem) is the official capital of Palestine, but now as it is occupied by the Israeli army, the capital is not defined as the people of Palestine wish. When most Palestinians discuss Jerusalem as being the capital of Palestine, they are referring to what is commonly termed "East Jerusa…
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The dominant conflict in Palestine is between Israelis (who are predominantly Jewish) and Palestinians (who are predominantly Muslim), but the conflict is a political one, not a religious one.
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Neighbours and friends would gropu up together and have party with lots of games
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The first thing worth noting is that the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is not a conflict between Jews and Muslims. There are a number of Muslims who fight in the Israeli Defense Forces. It is a ethnic conflict in much the same way that Sri Lanka's conflict between the Sinhalese and the Tamils was an …
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The confusion as concerns "Palestine" is that it refers to two separate things. Definition 1 The British Mandate of Palestine covered all areas between Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria. It was a relatively small territory that was also bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the northwest and has acces…
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There are three different definitions of Palestine: a country (the recognized Palestinian Authority or the unrecognized Arab dream to replace Israel), a British Mandate (from 1922-1948), or a region. They are all generally in the same place although specific borders may differ. In all three, Pales…
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Jerusalem is located in Israel and/or Palestine, which are countries in the Middle East. There is much discussion concerning Jerusalem's proper legal nature and ownership: Today, the status of Jerusalem remains one of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel annexed East Jerus…
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Palestine was and has always been in the middle east since the Saudi Arabians and Palestine joined forces in 661 CE. so that proves that Palestine has been here longer than Israel when Palestine gave a portion of its land to Israel in 1946, and they then took over Palestine but we will get it back.…
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The Arab countries surrounding Israel have never wanted Israel to exist, and have attacked numerous times.
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Since this question is contentious, the answers have been annotated with the general opinion put forward by the contributor. Answer 1: Jews returned to their historic homeland and adequately defended it The Jewish people originally believed that the land was given to them by God, which is why the…
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The Three Amigos, whose hatred for each other is exceeded only by their shared hatred for the majority inhabitants of one small country in their neighborhood.
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Which Palestinian conflict is the question referring to? Is it the Arab-Palestinian Conflict? -- 1948, but became much more violent in the 1970s and 1980s, killing between 5,000-25,000 Palestinians depending on the estimates used. Is it the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? -- 1920s, but became much m…
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The Gaza Strip refers to a piece of land that is along the Mediterranean coast that borders both Israel and Egypt and is currently a Hamas-controlled enclave.Its name, Gaza = ghazza (غزة) in Arabic, meaning strength and honor .
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One of the cultural barriers involves the difference of languages spoken by the two sides. Religious practices are also other differences between the two.
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Framing the question as who owns Palestine already sets the question as having a certain desired answer and also the lack of definitions for what constitutes "ownership" (i.e. a land belonging to a group) and what constitutes "Palestine" make the question difficult to answer. As for "Palestine" th…
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What did the people of Palestine They ate bread,chicken and beef. Pork was forbidden
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The Romans imposed that name upon it.
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It wasn't a kingdom until the time of King Saul. In any case, the answer is Joshua. Please note that according to Torah-chronology the conquest of Joshua took place in 1272 to 1265 BCE, not earlier. And one last point: it was called Canaan, not Palestine.
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Other Answers from the Community By the extreme Islam it is beause the land held by the Zionists is holy and should only belong to the Muslims. Religous Jews belive the land was promised to them by god and is rightfuly theirs
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Palestinian people today is one of the terms referring mainly to Arab people with family origins in Palestine. The religion of Palestinians is primarily Islam, but there are others who consider themselves Palestinian, including Christians, Druze, and Jews. In British Mandate Palestine, all those gr…
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It is unclear what the question is asking, but perhaps it is referring to what the Israelis call the Separation Fence and the Arabs call the Apartheid Wall. This is a security fence that runs along the edge and at some points penetrates deeply into the West Bank with the intent of preventing Palesti…
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We must first answer whether or not the Jews took over Palestine. There are three operative parts of this question which must be discussed before any viable answer can arise. 1) Who are Jews? This is relatively straightforward. Jews should refer to any individual professing Jewish faith or having …
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The city of Bethlehem is located in Palestine in the south of the city of Jerusalem.
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Answer 1 Firstly you need to understand resolution 242 before you ask if Israel will revert to their normal borders. Once you understand the resolution you will find your views radically changed. Go read resolution 242. Answer 2 There is a difference in the way that Arabs and Israelis interpret …
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If you do a search on the web of casualty numbers for all wars and conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians, you can find the numbers although there are many different reports on numbers especially on the Arab side which is less exact. I took the higher estimates for all and counted approximately…
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A:The current conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis is not really about religion, but about land. The Jews claim a historical right to Israel, at the same time continuing to encroach on the remnant Palestinian Territories. The Palestinians have no choice but to accept the presence of Israel…
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Framing the question as why Israel occupies Palestine already sets the question as having a certain desired answer and also the lack of a definition for what constitutes "Palestine" makes the question difficult to answer. "Palestine" is typically interpreted one of two ways. The first way is to ref…
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This question is divisive and so you may get conflicting answers. Answer 1 No. It is a conflict between ideologies. The land-issue is just a diversion from the actual goal, which is to remove Jews and their State from the Middle East. Answer 2 Partially. In order to resolve whether a conflict …
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This is the right answer in shortest way: The Jews used to own the land 3000 years ago. In 70 A.D the Romans took over and they went else where. Then 600 years later Arabs have been there and they have been there for a thousand year. WWII happens, Jews want land and since Palestine was owned by the…
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A: The current conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis is not really about religion, but about land. The Jews claim a historical right to Israel, at the same time continuing to encroach on the remnant Palestinian Territories. The Palestinians have no choice but to accept the presence of Israe…
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Israel proclaimed its Independence on 19 May 1948. Before that, there was not any State on the territory of Palestine except Jordan which was not an independent State either as all the territory of Palestine was under the British Mandate.
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Answer 1 As in all similar conflicts, both sides have rights. Unfortunately , generations of diplomats have attempted to sort this one out unsuccessfully. Answer 2 This is one of those questions where the Asker appears to be looking for a number of opinions vindicating each side. The problem is that…
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The way the question is written is to assume that it is not theirs, which is not the case in the slightest. According to historical, religious, legal, and political grounds, the territory of the British Mandate of Palestine at least partially, if not entirely, belongs to the Jewish people. 1) Histor…
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Answer 1 Because it is such an important piece of history and it will never stop being in the news until the war between them finally comes to an end. Answer 2 The argument that most experts who trace the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict to World War II makes is that the Holocaust (the genocide, pre…
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they had to move the people who were already living there out of their homes.
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PLO Arafat (who had Mohammed and Hussein in his name) was a Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the President of the Palestinian National Authority. Yes, he was a Muslim brute who loved to stir up trouble in Palestine, especially with Israel, the focus of all Arab hostility. N…
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Yasser Arafat  (1929-2004) was  the president  of  The Palestinian Authority founder of  the Palestinian  Liberation Organization (PLO) and  was the leader of  the Fatah political  party he was  originally born  in Egypt   but  born to…
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palestine lanscape is filled with rocks and rivers, it has lots of hills and lots of grassland.
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The UN has done nothing to Palestine.
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Wikipedia is always a good place to start. For more detailed an researched information, you will not find an unbiased source, so you need to take the facts given with a grain of salt relative to the reasons that the particular author is partisan. You can also see what other contributors have said on…
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Answer 1 Jews originally lived in Palestine when it was called Judaea in the times of the Roman Empire. They got kicked out when the Romans took it over and the Jews stopped paying taxes and doing what they were told by the Romans. They were forced to move to other countries, especially in Europe. A…
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Originally, the land was part of three areas called Philista, Canaan, Moab, and Amor. Later the Israelites moved into the land; it then became Israel, Philistia, Moab, and Phoenicia, and Judah (which became a separate kingdom from Israel later). Then the Roman Empire conquered the lands, and the are…
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This question is contentious and therefore has several answers. Answer 1 Palestine is a country that is not being recognized for the benefits of greater countries. Such is the situation of Northern Cyprus Turkish Republic. Answer 2 Answer 1 is wrong and is a political statement, not a statement of f…
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Palestine. Before that it was called Judea, and before that it was Israel. Its first name was Canaan. If the question seeks to ask specifically before World War 1, Palestine was the term used for the general region of the southern Levant under Ottoman Turkish Occupation. The territory was administ…
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The Palestine mandate was created from the former territory of the former Ottoman Empire following World War I then administered by the United Kingdom. The Palestinian borders were modern-day Israel and Jordan.
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The modern state of Israel was created in 1948. Ben Gurion was the first Prime Minister. Historically, that area of the middle East was a Jewish state in the times before the diaspora following the Roman crack-down in about AD 70. Answer: Our Creator created Israel; that is, the man named Israel, …
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This excerpt is taken from keyway.ca "Regardless of the place of origin of the Philistines, whether Crete or Egypt, or anywhere else, we do know for certain how "Philistine" became "Palestine." The name Palestine originated from the Greek word pronounced Palaistina, which is derived from the Hebrew…
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Middle Eastern countries: Lebanon,Jordan,Syria,Egypt Europe - Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium South America - Paraguay
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Jordan and Israel
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The United Nations voted to create Israel. The land was taken from Palestine an Israel was formed. Israel is officially a Jewish country and it was created right after WWII as a safe place for Jewish people to live. I will try to give you a short overview: In the end of the 19th century first Jewi…
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Answer 1 Israel's geographic location itself because it was founded right in the middle of Palestine's "Holy Lands." Answer 2 In the years after WWI, illegal Jewish immigrants from Europe formed terrorist groups and attacked the British Administration and the local population of Christians and M…
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Answer 1 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict has its origins in the confrontation between immigrant Zionist Jews in the Mandate of Palestine and their interaction with the indigenous Arabs in the 1920s and 1930s. Before that point, the immigration into the land had been a small trickle and Arabs were n…
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Jerusalem is completely under Israeli Civil Law, pursuant to the Jerusalem Law of 1980, but borders upon areas of West Bank (State of Palestine) under Israeli Martial Law.
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The Jews/Hebrews have rights to Israel because the British gave it to them after World War 2 and have the military power to hold onto that land. It belongs to them because it was gifted to them and they had the strength to keep it for themselves. Answer: One of the recurring topics of the Torah is…
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No. Ignoring the debate as to whether Palestine is a country or not, Palestine is a Middle Eastern country and has no part in Europe.
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Answer 1Hezbollah is against doctors and hospitals in the middle east because of the abuses that go on there by medical staff,forced medical treatment without the persons consent and other things that cannot be mentioned here.Hezbollah has always tried to change the unjust regeime that is Lebanon an…
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Answer In 1936, Orde Wingate organized members of the Jewish paramilitary group, Hagannah, along with British forces into the Special Night Squads and fought the Arab Revolt of 1936 Another Answer The Mandate Palestine Police employed both Jewish, Arab Muslim and Arab Christian "supernumary c…
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Palestine was the Roman designation for a strip of territory that had never previously been occupied (in its entirety) by any other power. Palestine since that point (until the 1948) had always been occupied by a larger Empire that was not based in that region.
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The League of Nations approved the British Mandate for Palestine as a national home for the Jewish People as early as 1919.
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It depends on what you are calling "Palestine". If you are referring to the Palestinian Authority, which has de jure authority over both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, but has only de facto authority in certain parts of the West Bank, the current leader is Mahmood Abbas (affectionately nicknamed…
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Israel controls the area known as Palestine.
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Answer 1 The so called Israel is located inside the Palestine territorial lands. Answer 2 The 'conflict' involving Israel and its 'neighbors' has next to nothing to do with territory. The essential conflict arises from the simple fact that the ruling powers of all but a few of the surrounding natio…
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It first arose in Israel but it is originated in Palestine. Also during romes decline, Christianity was introduced to Rome <--- Italy
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A: The simple answer would be that Herod the Great was king when Jesus was born, as the Gospels of Matthew and Luke both agree on this. However, the Gospel of Luke also says that Jesus was born during the census of Qurinius, governor of Syria. The problem here is that Herod died in 4 BCE, while Qu…
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The Palestinians do have independent government in the Gaza Strip. It is not recognized since it is a rogue state that refuses to acknowledge or follow past treaties.
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There are two questions here. Please see the Related Questions which detail the answer to the two distinct parts.
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The Jews did not take over Palestine. They started legally purchasing the swampland and deserts of unoccupied Palestine, around the beginning of the 20th Century, and they converted into livable land.
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Christmas is in Bethlehem which is located in the nice Palestinian Terretories of the Holy Land.
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The question that should be asked is "how old is the name Palestine", otherwise it is devoid of meaning. Indeed, what is the question about? How old is the land itself, from a geological point of view? The land that came to be renamed Palestine is millions of years old, like most land mass on earth.…
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Answer 1 Not all Jews hate Palestinians and not all Palestinians hate Jews, but the ones that do have many reasons. One reason of hatred that arises between them is that many of the Palestinians have ties with Hamas, and some other terrorist organizations. The reason that Jews have hatred toward tho…
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