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A very narrow minded opinion John

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Submitted by Audrey (Canada), Jun 7, 2007 at 22:15

The entire Arab world belongs to the the Arabs period. Regardless of religion.
Arab Jews use to coexist amongst Arab Christians and Arab Muslims, before Western and European interests took over the region vis-a-vis the Balfour Declaration. Arab Jews lived all over the Middle East, they lived in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Morroco, Tunisia, etc...

So you can't really compare apples with oranges here.
The Arab world is the oldest region on the face of the planet, and the land belongs to all ARABS.
Religion has nothing to do with the soverignty and identity of a nation.

Therefore I think your argument is false and invalid.

PS: Jerusalem does not belong to the Muslims, it belongs to all Arabs, and if others want to visit they are more than welcome. It is the HolyLand for all 3 religions.

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