The Past and Future of the Israeli-Arab Conflict
Guest: Yousef Munayyer of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Ã¢â‚¬Å“There is room in Syria for us both.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬â€ King Faisal to Chaim Weizmann, 1919.
Faisal, King of Hejaz (Western Arabia), would later have sons rule Iraq and Transjordan. Weizmann would become the First President of Israel. The Faisal-Weizmann Agreement envisaged dividing the territories of the Ottoman Empire into the Jewish State of Palestine and the much larger Arab State to encompass what is today Syria, Iraq, Eastern Jordan and Arabia.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews (killing the Jews), when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdulla, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.
Ã¢â‚¬â€ From the Hamas Charter
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