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    • An Historian
    • 21.02.10 | 19:07 (IST)

    I am assailed by comments that Arabs want peace and Jews don't. I suppose that this is an example of a peace-loving Arab. (Assuming that it was an Arab.) BTW, Arabs (Egyptians in this case) are "Semites" only because the majority speak a Semitic language: Arabic. The term "Anti-Semitism" normally refers to a hatred of Jews based on pseudo-science. It rarely refers to a hatred of all Semitic speaking people, a vast number of whom, especially in North Africa, have Europeans as their ancestors.

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