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  • Period Of Jewish Immigration To Palestine
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    Israel, slightly larger than Massachusetts, lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by Egypt on the west, Syria and Jordan on the east, and Lebanon on the north. Its maritime plain is extremely fertile, but only 17% of the land is arable (Figure 1). The southern Negev region, which comprises almost half the total area, is largely a desert. The Jordan River flows from the north through Lake Huge and Lake Kinneret, finally entering the Dead Sea, 1,349 ft below sea level, t...
  • Arabic Word Swahili
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    Swahili The name Swahili derives from an Arabic word Swahili, the plural of sahel, which means coast. The Swahili are the descendants of the Arabs who came to the East African coast and intermarried with the Local Bantu-speakers. Arab traders sailed down to the coast on the north-east monsoon winds, between November and April, and sailed back up to south-west on the reverse monsoon winds, between June and October, already in pre-Islamic times. The coast, the land of Zen to the Arabs, was inhabit...
  • Arabs And The Jews
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    The conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis erupted after the partition made by Great Britain on November 29, 1947. Immediately after the decision to make Israel a separate, independent state, there were massive attacks on both sides. Upon reading the first set of articles, I felt that the Palestine's unnecessarily attacked the Jews and that they deserved the land being given to them. But the first set of articles I read were incredibly biased toward the Jewish perspective and, I thin...
  • Control Over The Holy Lands
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    Territorial disputes over which religion should have control over the holy lands have been ongoing for about two thousand years with little to no resolution in sight. Everyday, on the news, there is a story about how there was retaliation over the killing of a Palestinian or Israeli. As a result of these more are killed leading to the cyclical pattern of retribution. This conflict has diminutive weight in the eyes of the people of the world since it has been carried on for so long. The argument ...
  • Hostility Between The Arabs And The Jews
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    What is the world coming to? People fighting over land! But this is what has been happening in the Middle East for a century. The Jews want Palestine yet the Arabs want it to, but who should have the rightful claim to it? For the best part of the century this conflict has been a very complex problem with important ramifications for the international community. Both have religious foundations in Palestine, which have caused a lot of unease. The Arabs say that they have lived in the vicinity for a...
  • The Creation Of Israel
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    Would you agree that the creation of Israel in May 1948 has been the most important event in shaping the present situation in the Arab Israeli conflict? One cause of the current conflict between the Arabs and the Israelis is the creation of Israel in 1948. There are lots of other important factors, which have contributed to this major area of dispute and hostility between the Arabs and Israelis; a dispute is still far from conciliation. In 1947 the UN discussed the future of Palestine and a deci...
  • Arab Israeli Conflict
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    The Arab / Israeli conflict has been continually going on since Israel was created in 1948. This has taken the form of conflict between neighbouring countries that are fighting for the land, which they consider to be theirs. The first conflict occurred between 1948-1949 with the War of Independence. In May 1948 Arab armies from surrounding countries crossed into Palestine in an attempt to extinguish the new nation. Their badly led and poorly organised troops were no match for the Israelis who, b...
  • Flaring Tempers Of The Jews And Arabs
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    Hate. Anger. Confusion. Power. War. All of these are words can be used to describe the Arab-Israeli conflict, but no words have can describe an effective way to solve it. Since the creation of Israel, a never-ending struggle between the Arabs and Israelis has taken place. This has more than often resulted in violent measures causing countless deaths. Numerous peace talks have been had, but almost all agreements have crumbled. Since the Jews persecution by the Nazis, the Jewish refugees were forc...

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