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    • 26.06.10 | 15:57 (IDT)

    British Mandatory Palestine consisted of trans-jordan (east) and cis-jordan (west). Transjordan was ethnically cleansed of Jews by the British and an alien deposed Arab tribe (hashemites) was placed there as payment for a British garrison (Arab Legion). Israel sits on at most 20% of Mandatory Palestine. After 1948 about 800,00 jews were ethnically cleansed from Arab lands. BTW who rejected the UN partition plan in 1947 and started a war?

    from the article: Israel should be thankful it didn’t make it to the World Cup
    First published 20:34 25.06.10 | Last updated 20:34 25.06.10
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