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Palestine and Sham

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Submitted by Idris (United Arab Emirates), Jul 1, 2010 at 05:26

While it is true that Palestine and Jordan with the addition of Syria and Lebanon where one entity at one time before the british and french occupation and colonization. they were called the countries or land of SHAM (Ard or Bilad Elsham). it is also true that the culture and traditions of those countries are the same. they nearly speak the same slant Arabic Language. they intermarry between each other, so they are related in more than one way.

We can consider them one nation before they were divided by colonization. So Palestine is part of the greater SHAM land. and the people of Palestine are related to the people of Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

Palestinians living in Heifa, Tel El-Rabi', Akka and Safad Hebron, Bethlahem, Jerusalem have relatives in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, They are one coutry, so the whole of Palestine should be part of the greater Sham Land, that Palestine from Medd sea to Dead Sea is part of great Sham area.

In other words no place for any other state.

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