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Reader comment on item: Pretending There's a Country Called "Palestine"
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Submitted by tariq (United Arab Emirates), Jun 5, 2006 at 06:18

where does the name palestine come from? from Philistine(remember Goliath?)

Palestinians are descendants of the canaanites.

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