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Palestine

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Young women chant during protest against Israel’s attack on the Gaza Strip in January 2009.
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Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!Free, Free Palestine!
Today, descendants of the ancient people of Palestine generally reside in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, or East Jerusalem. After the British pulled out of the area in 1948, the United Nations was asked to broker a settlement between the competing claims of Arabs and Jews. This resulted in the land being divided among the newly created Jewish state of Israel and the Arab states of Jordan and Egypt. Through the Arab-Israeli War of 1967, Israel won control of both the ...

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