General WSJ: The one state solution for Israel and Palestine

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    Under the Ottoman Empire (1517-1917), the term Palestine was used as a general term to describe the land south of Syria; it was not an official designation. In fact, many Ottomans and Arabs who lived in Palestine during this time period referred to the area as Southern Syria and not as Palestine.

    After World War I, the name Palestine was applied to the territory that was placed under British Mandate; this area included not only present-day Israel but also present-day Jordan.

    Leading up to Israel's independence in 1948, it was common for the international press to label Jews, not Arabs, living in the mandate as Palestinians. It was not until years after Israeli independence that the Arabs living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip were called Palestinians.
     
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    The name Palestine was used long before the Ottomans
     
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    not in reference to the current people living in israel
     
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    No they're not they have been in the land of Palestine for thousands of years and lol @ citing prageru
     
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    Philistine or Palestine is just the name of the land... the people we now call Palestinians were always there
     
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    I have a major problem with Palestinian terrorism and I despise those media outlets
     
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    Only bc they weren't born yet
     
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    Lol both of those slob Israeli knob
     
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    Yes it does Palestinian is a derivative of the word philistine
     
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    they did not exist as a people. palestinians are arab refuggees from syria ,jordan and egypt . there is no such thing as a palestinian just an arab of egyptian/jordanian/syrian decent who got stuck in israel and egypt jordan and syria dont want them back
     
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    philistines are of greek origin .read a book
     
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    It's literally the ancestors of the people who lived under the Ottoman Empire
     
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    in your opinion anyone who isnt firing up the ovens slobs israeli knob
     
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    We good fam. I meant it mostly towards the seething nerd who's been getting cute lately. You and I agree on most issues just disagree on Israel no biggie...
     
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    but yet not called palestinians
     
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    Leading up to Israel's independence in 1948, it was common for the international press to label Jews, not Arabs, living in the mandate as Palestinians. It was not until years after Israeli independence that the Arabs living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip were called Palestinians.

    you conveniently ignored this part of what you quoted
     
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    100% untrue the Israelis who invaded Palestine bought small portions of land under the British mandate (who called them Palestinians)

    This is what happens when you listen to prageru
     
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    Because they haven't done a good enough job?
     
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    Lol wow this dude

    The Philistines were of Greek origin and their ancestors came under Arab Ottoman and British domination becoming known as the Palestinians
     
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    israelis never invade palestine. it was created under UN mandate
     
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    see we finally agree on something
     
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