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      02-05-2007, 12:06 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by ganeil View Post
When was there a land called Palestine? There was the British Mandate for Palestine that existed from 1922 until 1948. The sovereign nations of Jordan and Israel exist there now. Prior to that, the area was ruled by the Ottoman Empire for over 600 years. There has NEVER been a sovereign nation in the area called Palestine.

Anyone who speaks of "returning" the areas to Palestinians is mis-speaking.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Palestine

Looks like at least they existed at one point...where as of now they do not exist at all...