Monday, April 9, 2018

History of the Palestinians

History of the Palestinians --- ===

The term "Palestinians" which previously were called "Palestinian Arabs" was changed after the 1967 Six-Day war to mean arabs who lived in areas newly occupied by Israel in Gaza (which was part of Egypt ) and the West Bank (which was part of Jordan ) as well as in the Golan Heights. (which was part of Syria). Rather than reverting to their former Arab states, "Palestinians" have fought for creating a new idependent state of "Palestine".  Sirhan Sirhan who  who mortally wounded Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968 claimed to be a Palestinian who acted on behalf of "his country"

Arabs and Muslims started occupying Palestine or the Arab conquest of the Levant Arab with the first real invasion began in 634.  By 635 CE, Palestine, Jordan and Southern Syria, with the exception of Jerusalem and Caesarea, were in Muslim hands.

Sirhan Sirhan: The First Palestinian?  First Palestinian terrorist? 

Palestinians - Wikipedia The Palestinian people also referred to as Palestinians or Palestinian Arabs are an ethnonational group comprising the modern descendants of the peoples who have lived in Palestine over the centuries, including Jews and Samaritans, and who today are largely culturally and linguistically Arab. Despite various wars and ...

Sirhan Sirhan - Wikipedia Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship who mortally wounded Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968;

Sirhan Sirhan | Biography, Facts, & Assassination of Robert F ... Sirhan was apprehended at the scene—tackled by George Plimpton, Rosey Grier, and others—and he reportedly said, “I did it for my country.” (Jordan or Palestine?) The attack took place on the one-year anniversary of the start of the Six-Day War. Sirhan later claimed he was unable to remember the shooting, saying that he was claimed he was unable to remember the shooting, saying that he was intoxicated at the time. 

Sirhan, a Christian Palestinian, was born in Jerusalem. In 1948 Jordan took control of East Jerusalem and what is now the West Bank, and the following year it granted citizenship to people living in those areas. It is believed that this is how Sirhan became a Jordanian citizen.

Sirhan as a patriot, Ray as a decoy - The New York Times 2, 1971 - As with much that happened in that terrible hour, there is consider able disagreement about Sirhan Sir han's response. Some eyewitnesses say he didn't answer at all. Some say he shouted “Let me explain can explain,” but gave no explana tion. Others say he then added: “I did it for my country. I love my ...

History of the Palestinians - Wikipedia Since 1964, they have been referred to as Palestinians (Arabic: الفلسطينيين , al-filastiniyyin), but before that they were usually referred to as Palestinian Arabs (Arabic: العربي الفلسطيني , al-'arabi il-filastini). During the period of the British Mandate, the term Palestinian was also used to describe the Jewish community ..

The Palestinian nation was invented - Mark Humphrys  The term "The Palestinians" to refer to the Arabs of Palestine was invented in the 1960s. This is true, and can be proven. And this is important, because the concept of "The Palestinians" was basically ...
In the 1940s to 1960s, Israel's struggle with its enemies was labelled as The Arab-Israeli conflict, not as The Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Writings almost never referred to Israel's enemies as the Palestinians. The word barely existed. Israel's enemies were the Arabs.
Before 1967, why were there were no demands for a "Palestinian" state in the West Bank and Gaza?
Jordanian rule over the West Bank 1948 to 1967. Under Jordanian rule, there were no demands for a "Palestinian" state in the West Bank. Why not?
Egyptian rule over Gaza 1948 to 1967. Under Egyptian rule, there were no demands for a "Palestinian" state in Gaza. Why not?
The answer is because the "Palestinians" don't really care about a "Palestinian" state. They never have.
Bruce Thornton, Dec 2011: "The truly "ignorant," however, are those who have bought the "Palestinian homeland" propaganda. Where was all this talk about a homeland for the Palestinians in 1948, when the Arab armies invaded Israel? Their aim was not to create a Palestinian state, but rather to carve up the rest of British Mandatory Palestine ... "Abdullah [ruler of Transjordan] was to swallow up the central hill regions of Palestine . . . The Egyptians would get the Negev. The Galilee would go to Syria, except that the coastal part as far as Acre would be added to the Lebanon." Until 1967, the so-called "West Bank" was part of Jordan, but none of the Arab nations agitated for the creation of a Palestinian state. The "Palestinian homeland" became a tactical weapon after violence failed to achieve the real aim, the destruction of Israel."
Who Really Cares About the Palestinians? by Mitchell Bard, 19 Feb 2013. On the Arab world's indifference to the oppression, expulsion and slaughter of Palestinians if it cannot be blamed on the Jews. And the Arab world's indifference to a Palestinian state before 1967.
(only after  the six-day war Israeli occupied lands were called Palestine)

Yes, Palestinians Are an Invented People | RealClearWorld Dec 13, 2011 - "Greater Syria" included present-day Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. That is, the Palestinian people were invented 91 years ago. Moreover, as Gingrich noted, theterm "Palestinian people" only became widely accepted after 1977. As Daniel Pipes chronicled in a 1989 article on ...

The History of the Words Palestine And Palestinians - Eretz Yisroel Is Jordan Palestine? Here are two Jordanian State Stamps. On the left, one from 1949 with a picture of King Abdullah of the kingdom of Jordan and bears the label of ... The use of the term "Palestinian" for an Arab ethnic group is a modern political creation which has no basis in fact - and had never had any international or ...The Philistines were not Arabs nor even Semites, they were most closely related to the Greeks. They did not speak Arabic. They had no connection, ethnic, linguistic or historical with Arabia or Arabs. The name "Falastin" that Arabs today use for "Palestine" is not an Arabic name. It is the Arab pronunciation of the Greco-Roman "Palastina"; which is derived from the Plesheth, (root palash) was a general term meaning rolling or migratory. This referred to the Philistine's invasion and conquest of the coast from the sea. The use of the term "Palestinian" for an Arab ethnic group is a modern political creation which has no basis in fact - and had never had any international or academic credibility before 1967.

Origins of the Word Palestine - YouTube
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Jan 4, 2017 - Uploaded by StandWithUsWe often hear claims that Palestinians are "native" or indigenous to the land of Israel, but does history back ...

Palestinian Myths - Im Nin'alu   pro-Israel
Because the use of the term "Palestinian" for an Arab group is only a modern political creation without any historic or ethnic grounds, and did not indicate any people before 1967. An Arab writer and journalist declared: "There has never been a land known as Palestine governed by Palestinians. Palestinians are Arabs ...

Six-Day War was ′totally devastating′ for Palestinians | Middle East ... Jun 6, 2017 - The Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, which began with the Six-Day War in June 1967, changed the lives of millions of Palestinians. ... The first was that Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank as well as in the Golan Heights... The war was over in a matter of days in June 1967. What was the result?

The immediate result was the defeat of the combined armies of Syria, Egypt and Jordan and the capture by Israel of all of the Sinai Peninsula, all of the West Bank and a big part of the Golan Heights from Syria. The immediate result was not only totally devastating for the regimes but also for the people of Palestine who were living in the West Bank as well as in Gaza.

many people living in the West Bank and Gaza happened to be refugees from the 1948 area which became the state of Israel. People who became refugees in 1967 are now living mostly in the Arab world. If you talk to them, they would stress this combined process of 1948 and 1967. People here have been historically traumatized by the 1948 war, and 1967 means something completely different to them: They did not become refugees, but they became hostages of the annexation of the West Bank and Gaza in the state of Israel.

History of Palestine and Palestinians pro-Israel
Brief overview of the recent history of the area called Palestine and its residents. ... For earlier history of the term see article). From 1517 to 1917 most of ... It was only after the Jews re-inhabited their historic homeland of Judea and Samaria, that the myth of an Arab Palestinian nation was created and marketed worldwide.

 In 1922 Britain allocated nearly 80% of Palestine to Transjordan. Thus, Jordan covers the majority of the land of Palestine under British Mandate. Jordan also includes the majority of the Arabs who lived there. In other words, Jordan is the Arab portion of Palestine.

 only after the Jews re-inhabited their historic homeland of Judea and Samaria, that the myth of an Arab Palestinian nation was created and marketed worldwide. Jews come from Judea, not Palestinians. There is no language known as Palestinian, or any Palestinian culture distinct from that of all the Arabs in the area. There has never been a land known as Palestine governed by Palestinians. "Palestinians" are Arabs indistinguishable from Arabs throughout the Middle East. The great majority of Arabs in greater Palestine and Israel share the same culture, language and religion.

Much of the Arab population in this area actually migrated into Israel and Judea and Samaria from the surrounding Arab countries in the past 100 years. Chairman of the Palestinian Authority, Arafat himself, is not a "Palestinian". He was born in Egypt. The famous "Palestinian covenant" states that  Palestinians are "an integral part of the Arab nation" -- a nation which is blessed with a sparsely populated land mass 660 times the size of tiny Israel (Judea, Samaria and Gaza included).

All attempts to claim Arab sovereignty over Israel of today, should be seen with their real intention: The destruction of Israel as a Jewish state and the only bulwark of the Judeo-Christian Western civilization in the Middle East.

Palestinian Media Watch  pro-Israel 
Palestinian history fabricated   the name “Palestine" as a replacement for the Land of Judea/Israel was coined by Rome only in 136 C.E., Islam was established only in 610 C.E., and Arabs first arrived in Israel with the Muslim invasion in 637 C.E.

When was Palestine populated by Arabs instead of Jews?  Muslim invasion in 637 C.E.

Muslim conquest of the Levant - Wikipedia   The Muslim conquest of the Levant or Arab conquest of the Levant occurred in the first half of the 7th century, and refers to the conquest of the region known as the Levant or Shaam (Arabic: شَـام , 'Syria'), later to become the Islamic Province of Bilad al-Sham, as part of the ...Arab Muslim forces had appeared on the southern borders even before the death of prophet Muhammad in 632, resulting in the Battle of Mu'tah in 629, but the real invasion began in 634 under his successors, the Rashidun Caliphs Abu Bakr and Umar ibn Khattab, with Khalid ibn al-Walid as their most important military leader.

Islam in Palestine - Wikipedia

Islam is a major religion in Palestine, being the religion of the majority of the Palestinian population.Muslims comprise 80-85% of the population of the West Bank, when including Israeli settlers, and 99% of the population of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian Muslims primarily practice Shafi'i Islam, which is a branch of Sunni Islam.
History · ‎Early Islamization · ‎Islamization under ... · ‎Mamluk domination

Siege of Jerusalem (636–637) - Wikipedia–637)

The Muslim conquest of the city solidified the Arab control over Palestine, control which would not again be threatened until the First Crusade in the late 11th century. Thus, it came to be regarded as a holy site by Islam, as well as by Christianity and Judaism. This stabilized control of Palestina Prima. In 613, the Jewish revolt ...

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