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    • Advocate4Liberty
    • 09.11.07 | 19:03 (IST)

    This if from a 30-second search of Wikipedia. Please feel free to present other statistics with source if you'd like. "According to Ottoman statistics studied by Justin McCarthy,[136] the population of Palestine in the early 19th century was 350,000, in 1860 it was 411,000 and in 1900 about 600,000 of which 94% were Arabs. In 1914 Palestine had a population of 657,000 Muslim Arabs, 81,000 Christian Arabs, and 59,000 Jews.[137]" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestine#Demographics_in_the_late_Ottoman_and_British_Mandate_periods

    from the article: IDF: Nearly 28% of Israeli males avoided conscription in 2007
    First published 00:00 06.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 06.11.07
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