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Re: The Muslim Claim to Jerusalem

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Submitted by Omar Kaj (Nigeria), Jan 9, 2007 at 10:02

We are not saying that Jews should be denied access to Jerusalem.

Like comparing the French to the Spanish, both Jews and Muslims are almost similar: From language to faith. But, what is disturbing is that many people, the Palestinians, were being thrown out from their homes since 1948, all related to the Zionism movement that time, as to achieve the creation of the Jewish State of Israel. In fact, Palestinians and the refugees are not even allowed to return to their rightful homes. They were made to do ridiculous stuff, and others. See this article and realize for a minute why we have angry Palestinians today:

http://www.aqsa.org.uk/leafletsdetails.aspx?id=17

-- By the way, this is why "Zion" was never mentioned in the Qur'an, despite Jews being Islam's founding fathers in that geographical aread; it has proven to be very dangerous to the well-being of non-Jews and Arabs, both Muslims and Christians. You see it occasionally on CNN.

It is in the Qur'an, and it is in the Ten Commands, but Palestinian militans can't help it, and they will never stop hurting the unfortunate citizens of Israel unless they live in a more sane conditions:

"Thou shalt not kill." - the Ten Commandments

"If anyone has killed one person it is as
if he had killed the whole mankind" - The Holy Quran 5:32

Christian population in Jerusalem is even rapidly dropping to zero, also in the Gaza Strip, Israel, and the West Bank (SEE: http://www.aqsa.org.uk/leafletsdetails.aspx?id=34). Al-Islam (or "the Submission") is a universal religion. And believe it or not, according to its Arabic grammar perspective, Christians and Jews are "Muslims" too since they worship the same God, fear Satan, and believe in most of the peophets before and after Abraham. This is why they are called the "People of the Book", and this is why Muslims need to claim Jerusalem, although it might not really be an official holy city to Islam for sure.

But nice article though :)

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