Jerusalem Captured in 67? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Allan
    • 10.12.09 | 16:50 (IST)

    I thought that Jerusalem was originally in Jewish hands, and that the Arabs took half of it by force in '48, with British help. Therefore, one would assume that the Israeli recovered in '67 what they had originally stolen from them, and not as reported by your correspondent - captured. Talking about that - where was the State of Palestine between 1948 and 1967, if they claim the other half of Jerusalem? It certainly does not appear in any of my atlases or maps covering that period!! It is shown as Jordan West Bank. What is the basis for the Hamas / PLO right to live there? or is this just a new fiction?

    from the article: Sweden to Israel: Don't divide EU over Jerusalem stance
    First published 13:26 10.12.09 | Last updated 15:45 10.12.09
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