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Lebanese Journalist: ‘Israel Supersedes the Arabs at an Astronomical Rate’

In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily Al-Hayat, Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu compared the meager accomplishments of the Arab world in the past century with those of the rest of the countries, particularly Israel.

Brexit

Picture: Abbas’ Fatah Party Posts Cartoon of Theresa May as Jewish Pig

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party published a cartoon depicting British Prime Minister Theresa May as a “Jewish pig” with the text “child killers,” in response to her declaration saying that Britain was proud of its role in establishing the State of Israel.

mahmud abbas

Contradicting Abbas’ Remarks on Balfour Declaration, PA TV Historian Admits Palestinian People Didn’t Exist

TEL AVIV – A historian on Palestinian Authority TV said that there was no such thing as a Palestinian people when the Balfour Declaration was made one hundred years ago, flying in the face of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ remarks calling the declaration “devastating” for the “native Palestinian population” whose “rich heritage” is the “cradle of the Abrahamic faiths.”

Henry Kissinger

Kissinger: Balfour Declaration Represented ‘Hope for Mankind’

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has described the 1917 issuance of the Balfour Declaration — in which Britain promised the Jewish people a “national home” in Palestine — as an event of global historical importance.

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Netanyahu: I Won’t Forget How UK Backtracked On Balfour Declaration

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he won’t forget how the British reneged on the decision to fulfill the Balfour Declaration but added that it still provided the impetus for the world to acknowledge the Jewish people’s right to the land of Israel.

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UK’s May Strongly Rejects Palestinian Demand for Apology Over Balfour Declaration

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said she would “absolutely not” apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration which paved the way for the establishment of the “most extraordinary” State of Israel, while noting that the document’s vision of Jewish-Arab coexistence remained “unfinished business.”