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Since when do "Palestian People have a right to their own state?

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Submitted by Carax (Netherlands), Jan 2, 2017 at 08:51

It was always my impression that the "Palestinians" didn't officially exist as a people until around 1967. If that is true, then their right to their own state is questionable. The area has been a crossroad for religions, commerce and politics for thousands of years, so who exactly are these so-called Palestinians? Israel was a nation in 1312B.C.E., two thousand years before the rise of Islam

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