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Oct 24, 2020 · On May 14, 1948, the State of Israel was created, sparking the first Arab-Israeli War. The war ended in 1949 with Israel's victory, but 750,000 Palestinians were displaced and the territory was divided into 3 parts: the State of Israel, the West Bank (of the Jordan River), and the Gaza Strip.

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Is Palestine a country or part of Israel?
Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (the area west of the Jordan River).
Why Palestine is not a country?
Since the breakup of the Ottoman Empire, Palestine has been struggling to gain statehood. After World War I, Palestine, along with several other Arab nations, was placed under British rule. When Britain pulled out of the area, every Arab state was granted independence except Palestine.
Who came first Israel or Palestine?
Before Israel became a nation, the majority of people dwelling in the region were Palestinians—Arabs who lived in what was then known as Palestine. On May 14, 1948, Israel was officially declared a state, marking the first Jewish state in over 2,000 years.
Is Palestine the richest country?
Palestine is a rich country in both its history and culture. It is situated at the crossroads between Africa, Europe and the Middle East . Palestine has a unique blend of languages, cultures and beliefs.
Jun 25, 2020 · Israel. Palestinian Territories. United States. Today, the region is home to some two million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and three million in the West Bank. Although most of Israel's 9.2 million residents are Jewish, there are around two million Arab citizens.
Jan 13, 2021 · Israel and Palestine. Events of 2020. Palestinians wait to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza Strip in November 2020. Israeli and ...
2 days ago · It builds and supports illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, expropriating Palestinian land and imposing burdens on Palestinians but not on settlers, ...
Oct 5, 2020 · Today, Palestine theoretically includes the West Bank (a territory that sits between modern-day Israel and Jordan) and the Gaza Strip (which borders ...

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Feb 12, 2021 · They have proposed a confederation to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for years ... and nowhere more obviously than in Israel and the Palestine Authority.
Mar 30, 2020 · After looking at alternatives, the UN proposed terminating the Mandate and partitioning Palestine into two independent States, one Palestinian Arab and the other ...
Jan 22, 2021 · The Palestinian Arabs could therefore reasonably assume that Britain was pledged to prepare Palestine for becoming an independent Arab state.”8. These  ...

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