Most palestinians are anscestors to immigrants from Egypt like Arafat, Syria, Libanon and Saudi during centuries. Anyhow ,nothing is left of the cananite culture and beliefs and theys merged with muslim tribes and great many immigrations. It all make this ancestry somewhat deluted and uninteresting.
In Bahrain, 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bombing (AP)
from the article: Obama to Abbas: I am committed to creation of Palestinian state