Palestine Essay

278 WordsFeb 15, 20122 Pages
Write an informative article about a country of your choice Palestine includes the territories of present day Israel and Jordan From 1517 to 1917 most of this area remained under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Ottoman Empire was dissolved at the end of World War one. Its successor, modern republic of Turkey, transferred Palestine to British Empire control under the Lausanne agreement that followed World War one. In 1917 Great Britain issued the Balfour Declaration for "the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people". 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. The residents of Palestine are called "Palestinians". Since Palestine includes both modern day Israel and Jordan both Arab and Jewish residents of this area were referred to as "Palestinians”. The great majority of Arabs in greater Palestine and Israel share the same culture, language and religion. All Palestine wants is a free state without rockets being blasted onto them killing thousands every day. Why do the Jewish not realise that there never Will be “Israel” nor has Israel ever exited and it never will that is just how things are. Palestine is a holy land to Muslims because this is where prophet Muhammad went to on his night journey it also contains the al aqsa mosque and dome of the rock .Palestine also contains many more historical landmarks Land Its amazing how some people believe that the land of Palestine belongs to the

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