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Palestine

Under Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, pan-Arabism dominated politics in the 1950s and 1960s

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Abdel Nasser was a charismatic legend who bought into a socialist ideology that was hostile to imperialism and Zionism. 

Hammud, H. (n.d.). Arab nationalism and political Islam: Secularism – ″the other option″? Qantara.de - Dialogue with the Islamic World. https://en.qantara.de/content/arab-nationalism-and-political-islam-secularism-the-other-option

TRTWorld. (2017, November 15). Palestine marks 29th anniversary of Declaration of Independence. Palestine marks 29th anniversary of declaration of independence. https://www.trtworld.com/middle-east/palestine-marks-29th-anniversary-of-declaration-of-independence-12299


Yasser Arafat when he stood before the members of PNC in its 19th session held in Algeria, where he declared: “In the name of God and in the name of the Palestinian Arab people, I declare the establishment of the State of Palestine on our Palestinian land, with Holy Jerusalem as its capital”

PNC. (2020, November 15). PNC: Independence declaration established the stage for global recognition of the Palestinian state, with Jerusalem as its capital. المجلس الوطني الفلسطيني. https://www.palestinepnc.org/en/news/item/157-pnc-independence-declaration-established-the-stage-for-global-recognition-of-the-palestinian-state-with-jerusalem-as-its-capital

Area C, controlled by Israel under Oslo Accords, in blue and red, in December 2011

Compiled and created by L. Cavallaro October 2021