In 1947, the United Nations voted to partition British Palestine Mandate territory, by allotting 55% to the Jewish population and 45% to the Arab population.(1). The Palestinian Arabs and surrounding Arab states rejected the division of the land on which they had settled and lived for years.(2) (in the interest of fairness Jews were also settled and lived in ...
In short the zionist argument to justify Israel's present occupation
of Arab Palestine has no intelligent or legal basis in history.
Status: correct. This quote is extracted from "ZIONIST LOGIC By Malcolm X Shabazz".(1)
It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists do to Palestinian
Arabs much of what Nazis did to ...
Did Zionists “take over” 73% of their land from Palestinians?
"Take over" is a bit vague, and subject to interpretation. The situation is muddled enough that it is not really valid to say "yes" or "no" to that objectively.
As the question currently focuses on 1948, let's look at the immediate history lead up to, and following that period.
In 1947, the ...
The words of this out of context quote are correct, the origin for this quote in terms of authorship are correct, the origin in terms of attributed time are not correct.
Both, misattribution of time and lack of context, make this essentially correct quote problematic.
According to David Ben Gurion's 1954 book Rebirth and Destiny of Israel he ...
No, Israelis don't die from peanut allergies at all, and considerably fewer people die from food-related allergies than from terror attacks.
it's a very distasteful and cynical argument. There is no place for comparison between accidental or health-related death and murder, in the US more women die from breast cancer each year than are killed by their ...
No, there are more than 600 millionaires.
According to Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf, as of 2014, there were 1,700 Hamas millionaires in Gaza.
See also the 2013 article Gaza's New Millionaires
How about an increasing number of millionaires, their fortunes fuelled by skyrocket prices for mansions and lavish villas. Seyi Rhodes has latest on the worlds'...
Husseini didn't tell Hitler to exterminate the Jews, and the issue wasn't discussed at all in their meeting. The full record of the conversation is available in Documents on German Foreign Policy 1918-1945, Series D, Vol XIII, the record of their conversation appears on pages 881-885.
A second source containing the full book, just in case.
An article in ...
You already have a reputable source for the claim in the CNN article that you provided.
This claim has been repeated by different sources as well:
In an interview with Baladna TV, a private Palestinian news outlet that broadcasts via Facebook, senior Hamas official Salah Bardawil said 50 out of the nearly 60 protesters killed Monday ...
They are referring to the 1948 Palestinian exodus. There are different estimates about the amount of people who left their homes, ranging from 539000 to 935000. Here is the estimate by the UN:
The estimate of the statistical expert, which the Committee believes to be as accurate as circumstances permit, indicates that the refugees from Israel- controlled ...
The BBC Middle East Twitter feed has a tweet
Israelis shoot dead man in hospital: Undercover Israeli forces in
disguises shoot dead a Palestinian and seize... http://bbc.in/20OZYdB
with links to the article in question.
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Other answers took care of "in 1948 they took over 73% of it." I would like to address the "The Jews, [...] did in fact steal the land from the Palestinians. They actually bought and paid for at most 9% of it." part which is true.
Although Estimaties of the total volume of land that Jews had purchased by 15 May 1948 are complicated by illegal and ...
We have a few sides to this story:
The Israeli Army (IDF)
The Gazan citizens
Hamas, the rulers of Gaza
Independent journalists who are not Israeli or Gazan
The location in question is right in the middle of the Gaza strip and both sides would likely fire over that point. It should be noted that a significant portion of Hamas weapons, being ...
Here is a summery of the ISA (Shabak) of the first 4 years of the second Intifada. In it they have a section about Palestinians who got Israeli citizenship through family reunification (pg. 18-19). The report states:
מתחילת שנת 2001 ועד שנת 2004 נחשפו/נעצרו בידי ישראל 23 פלסטינים שקיבלו
תעודת זהות ישראלית או אישורי שהייה בישראל במסגרת תהליך איחוד ...
According a memorandum submitted April 1947 to United Nations General Assembly, The Palestine problem and proposals for its solution, at page 48, in the section titled The Role of the Grand Mufti in World War II
The revelations of Mr. Mowrer, based on captured documents, were confirmed by Bartley Crum in the course of his investigations as a member of the ...