Originally Posted by cycler
The last king of Jerusalem was King Abdullah Hussein of Jordan. Israel won Jerusalem from the Jordanians. Im just curious why the Palestinians are claiming Jerusalem as theirs and want East Jerusalem as their capital. Technically Jordan should be asking for it back since it was theirs. As least thats my opinion.
I'm pretty sure The Brits created the Jordanian "monarchy" out of the heshamite tribes...they created jordan as a buffer zone btwn israel and saudi arabia.
You take the head of some tribe...call him a king...all of a sudden its like he's the King of England or something.
What a joke.