The occupations are not the cause of the hostility. It is a religious war. Terming it the Arab-Israeli conflict is wrong and misleading, it is a Jewish-Islamic conflict. While modern Jews can accept the existence and presence of Arab states and peoples, neighbouring and inside Israel, the same can not be said for the Arabs. The sad truth is that Israeli Arabs do not want to be part of the Palestinian state, they know they are more free, better educated, healthier and wealthier living in Israel.
Thousands gather in Kuala Lumpur for rally urging Malaysian leader to quit (AP)
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