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The Palestine and Israeli conflict By Abe versteeg, Juliette van Gelder, Mariam Martirosjan and Deyonta de Vos.

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1 The Palestine and Israeli conflict By Abe versteeg, Juliette van Gelder, Mariam Martirosjan and Deyonta de Vos

2 History – Land of Canaan Semitic people related to the Phoenicians of Tyre entered the area about 2,000 BD – Land of Canaan. Different tribes including Semitic people settled in Canaan.

3 History – Israelites Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. King David conquered Jerusalem about 1000 B.C. and established an Israelite kingdom.

4 History - Romans 61 B.C Roman troops invaded the country and the land was called Judea. Romans drove the Jews away, calling the land Palestine.

5 History - Arabs Arab armies moved north from Arabia to conquer most of the Middle East, including Palestine. The population gradually accepted Islam and the Arab-Islamic culture of their rulers. Jerusalem became holy to the Muslims.

6 The land nowadays 78% named Israel. The rest occupied by palestine. Terrorised by war, especially in the Gazastrip.

7 Palestine - Israeli conflict Start in the early 20th century and still ongoing Zionism remaining key issues are: mutual recognition, borders, security, water rights, and control of Jerusalem.

8 Pro-Palestine arguments Palestine should have been entitled to self-government after WWI. No other country in the world would accept this situation. Jewish settlers never made any pretence at settling down amicably with their neighbours.

9 Invalid Israeli arguments Our distant ancestors owned this land and were wrongfully dispossessed, therefore we're entitled to take it back. Jews had been without a country for many centuries and persecuted by many different people; surely they were entitled to a country of their own at last?

10 Our conclusion We support palestine because of previous arguments. Who wouldnt feel offended?

11 Consequences and solutions Two-state solution and its consequences One-state solution and its concequences

12 Solution one-state

13 Consequences one-state

14 Solution two-state

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16 Consequences two-state

17 Our solution

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19 conclusion Its been unfair for palestine from the beginning. A combination between a two-state and one-state solution is the best solution for Palestine.


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