Basic Facts on the Palestine Issue (Revised, Updated and Illustrated Version)

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مركز الزيتونة للدراسات والاستشارات, Mar 3, 2021 - Political Science - 58 pages
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This book has two editions, one with pictures and illustrations, and the other without them.

The first edition of this book was published in 2001. It has widely spread, hundreds of thousands of Arabic copies were printed, and was translated into thirteen different languages.

This book provides the reader with a brief, comprehensive, and easy introduction to the Palestine issue. It presents information, facts, fundamentals and concepts that are indispensable when dealing with this issue, in addition to providing an extensive and concise database that is considered the basis for an Islamic understanding of the Palestine issue.

This book provides readers with basic information based on scientific sources about the land of Palestine and its people, and presents the most prominent milestones of its ancient and contemporary history. It explains the emergence of the Zionist movement and its objectives, the British occupation of Palestine, the establishment of Israel, the displacement of the Palestinian people and the Judaization of the land, the man and the holy sites. It also draws attention to Israel’s strength and its weaknesses.

The book speaks about the Palestinian resistance and the Palestinian people’s uprisings since the British occupation until now, and the establishment of the Palestine Liberation Organization and its shift towards the peace process. The author discusses the political jostling between the settlement and resistance trends, and sheds light on the role of the Christians of Palestine, in addition to explaining the position on Jews and the humanitarian dimension of the Palestine issue.

The late Prof. Dr. Muhammad ‘Amara, wrote the introduction of the first edition of this book, in which he says, “This booklet succeeded in extracting the basic facts of this central issue, and presenting them in the frame of the exceptional political, intellectual and civilizational concepts… Its pages have become the “Text” that must be memorized and understood by every Arab and every Muslim, rather by every honest human being who seeks truth, justice and fairness… It can be considered the Skeleton that carries all the details of this raging conflict on the land of Palestine.” ‘Amara considered the book the Record of the prime cause of Muslims.


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Table of Contents
The Land of Palestine
An Ancient Civilized Land
The Religious Significance of Palestine
Muslims the Heirs of the Monotheism Banner
The Muslim Civilized Rule
The People of Palestine
The Right of Muslims to the Land of Palestine
The British Adoption of the Zionist Project
Palestine Under Occupation
The Palestinian Resistance 19171948
The 1947 Partition of Palestine Resolution
The 1948 War and Its Results
The Nature of the 19481967 Period
The Palestine Liberation Organization
The 1967 War and Its Results

The Origins of the Zionist Movement
The Danger of the Zionist Project
The World Zionist Organization
The Judaization of the Man and the Land

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