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a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine

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To return to the source - the land and the people in a narrative of belonging - I am calling upon Palestinians to participate in this project by sharing memories, photographs, thoughts, stories and anything that is directly related to historic Palestine and return.
It was quite natural that the Palestinians rose to save their sanctuaries (in Nazareth) without anyone thinking there is a difference between a Christian and a Muslim .
AN INADVERTENT casualty of the West's disaproval of the new Palestinian government are the patients--some of them children--of the Lutheran-supported Augusta Victoria Hospital located on the Mount of Olives in East Jerusalem.
But, he added, ``we have to make sure that the message is sent that if indeed Hamas and the Palestinians are trying to solve the problems and create a peaceful Middle East, that we're going to be working with them and there is no fixed attitude of opposition to them in our minds.
On the Israeli side, the continuation of the conflict led to a drift in the Israeli military due to the refusniks, or the military who refuse to serve in the Israeli army, and are determined not to participate in the oppression of Palestinians or to commit war crimes.
But the Gaza pullout marks the first time that Israel has withdrawn from land that Palestinians want for an independent state.
13, 2004 cautions that only two things will force Israel to make concessions towards the Palestinians--"intolerable Palestinian violence, or enormous U.
The Arabs have kept the Palestinians in refugee camps; Arabs held the territory they now say belongs to a Palestinian state for twenty years.
For more than 40 years, Yasir Arafat, President of the Palestinian Authority, has been the symbol of his people's desire for their own country.
Palestinians had a historical narrative, too, he discovered, and a viable claim to nationhood.
If they are delusional, the Palestinians are in good company with Bush and Sharon, who apparently believe that the capitulation they require from the Palestinians will somehow lead to peace.
But it left me with a lasting understanding of what gets people to join such organizations, and I understand the Palestinians who join these organizations.
Amid the escalating violence, President Bush remained committed to the much-vaunted "Road Map," which called for parallel concessions by Israelis and Palestinians leading to a final settlement: creation of an independent Palestinian state by 2005.
There's a history of the FBI paying more attention to Palestinians, and using the INS to deport them when there's no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
To the contrary, Ellis is enough of a political radical and student of realpolitik to realize that while ending the Occupation would bring peace to Israel, there is nothing to stop Israel from attaining physical security by transferring (ethnically cleansing) the Palestinians from the occupied territories or by indirectly expelling them by destroying the infrastructure of their society.