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Considered the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity, Palestine has always been the centre for religion, culture and a long, interesting history. Palestine has been ruled by innumerous foreign powers including the Egyptians, Canaanites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Sunni Arab Caliphates, Shia Fatimid Caliphate, Crusaders, Ayyubids, Mameluks, Ottomans and the British. Since ancient times, Palestine was a hub of politics and economics. A region so rich in history and culture started witnessing it’s downfall post the second world war.

After the Second World War, Britain was still in conflict with the Jewish community. The Jewish parliamentary organization in the British Mandate of Palestine had launched an armed struggle against the British. At the same time, hundreds of thousands of Jews from Europe, all the survivors of the Nazi Holocaust needed to be given refuge, away from their destroyed past in Europe. In mid 1948, after the official end…

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