The confusion as concerns "Palestine" is that it refers to two separate things.
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 access to the Gulf of Aqabah in the south.
The current country of Palestine, which is ruled by the Palestinian Authority, is de jure (this means by law) a small grouping of city-states in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. De facto (this means in reality) the Palestinian Authority, the internationally recognized leadership of Palestine, has lost control of the Gaza Strip to Hamas as of the Summer of 2006.
Most Palestinians want a united country (that is to say that Gaza and the West Bank would become one nation, even though they are bifurcated) and many are willing to settle with Israel to create reasonable borders. On the same note, many Israelis feel the same way. The issue in both camps is that extremists routinely advocate the all-or-nothing solution and use maps of the British Mandate of Palestine to represent their side's ideal outcome.
This use of the Mandate-Map by extremist Palestinian organizations and by many in the Arab World has led to much confusion concerning the actual territories under Palestinian control and the territories which are being negotiated between Israel and Palestine for a future solution.
There are those who would prefer to not believe that there is a current recognized Palestinian government. However, almost every major international forum recognizes the Palestinian Authority as the governing authority with whom Israel must negotiate a Palestinian future. Israel has also recognized the role of the Palestinian Authority by way of the Oslo Accords in 1993.
No palestine is a country
Palestine is a country.
hes the president of palestine hes the president of palestine
Palestina = Palestine
Palestine is in what continint?
The address of the Historic Palestine Inc is: 419 S Royall, Palestine, TX 75801-3637
The address of the Palestine Public Library District is: 201 South Washington Street, Palestine, 62451 1060
The address of the Palestine Public Library is: 2000 S Loop 256 Ste 42, Palestine, 75801 5930
Palestine in Jesus time was located where it is now, only it was not called Palestine then.
In 1944, Israel/Palestine was under British sovereignty as the British Mandate for Palestine.
The UN has done nothing to Palestine.
How much is a psp in palestine
The ancient land of Palestine corresponds roughly to the modern territories of Israel and Palestine combined.
At the time of Jesus , Bethlehem was part of Palestine, but it is now back in the hands of Palestine today.
PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization PLO means: Palestine Liberation Organization
Palestine is one country with (currently) two governments and a foreign military occupation. Historic Palestine is made of two countries: Israel and Palestine.
Palestine is its own name. If you are referring to the current nations that occupy the space previously occupied by the British Mandate of Palestine, those nations would be Israel and Palestine.
The name is British Mandate of Palestine.
Israel controls the area known as Palestine.
No, it is in Syria. It is close to Palestine though.
Mandatory Palestine was created in 1920.
Zosimas of Palestine died in 560.
Zosimas of Palestine was born in 460.