Palestine Vs. Israel
Palestine was part of the Ottoman Empire until the end of World War I. The empire was ruled under the Muslims. The Ottoman Empire was the most liberal state. Christians, Jews and Muslims all wanted this country because of their beliefs and customs. After World War I Palestine was separated and Palestine, for the first time became a country with designated borders and area. Palestinian Muslims should gain more control of the land because their faith on the land is designed for peace, they had control of the land first and they have more holy sites on the land. First, Muslims Islamic faith on the land that they want is designed for peace and divine justice. “When looking at the significance of Palestine within the Islamic faith and the central role it has played throughout Islamic history, the real nature of the conflict is a civilizational conflict waged between, on the one hand Islamic Civilization with its divinely inspired laws and mission to create on this earth the society of justice and freedom which has been ordained by God.”(pg:4). This shows that the Muslims only want their land because they want peace and freedom. They believe that if they get their land back they can live with freedom and they also believe that it will create peace among other religion. “The significance of Palestine in the Islamic faith is evident by the frequent references to it in both the Qur’an and the Ahadith of Prophet Muhammad.”(Pg: 2). The Qur’an specifically states that Islam is the religion of peace. The only thing Muslims wanted was to make peace and the only reason they want to keep the land is because it says in their Islamic faith that they should keep the land and try making peace and equality between humans. Second, the Muslims had control of the land first. It was the Ottoman Empire that took controlled after WWI and was in control for a really long time. “The authors argue that Palestine was under Muslim control for most of...
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