Palestinian people now a Nation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dolly
    • 16.07.07 | 13:53 (IDT)

    With all due respect to Danny Runinstein, how can he call the Palestinian people 'a Nation' knowing well enough that they are a community of Arabs who by their very own iniative elected to call themselves 'Palestinians' some having lived in the region under the British Mandate whilst other Arabs entered for work. These Arabs became 'homeless refugees' after Arab/Israeli wars and have never succeeded as yet in building their 23rd Arab State which will then be called 'Palestine'. Israel retreated from the occupied areas of West Bank and Gaza almost two years ago in order that Arabs would have the land with which to build their new State. However,owing to their infighting and violence and aggression against Israel, these Arabs have not as yet succeeded in building their State nor in becoming the new nation of Palestinians.

    from the article: Nothing to sell the Palestinians
    First published 00:00 16.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.07.07
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