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    • 02.03.10 | 19:48 (IST)

    Arabs are from Arabia and came there to Land of Israel with Islam. Jews were not the first there, but we are the oldest surviving residents there. Canaanites were people of non-Semitic tongues and of pagan faith, long gone. A dig in Nablus (aka Shchem) would reveal remains of walls and pottery pre-dating the Israelite period. As for "marauding" Jews, as far as you are concerned, there is no place for us on this planet. You have had your say in 1933-1945. We are not asking you.

    from the article: Palestinian archeology gets int'l boost ahead of 2011 statehood plan
    First published 16:34 02.03.10 | Last updated 16:38 02.03.10
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