Tuesday, November 02, 2010

PalArabs mourn anniversary of Balfour Declaration

Today is the 93rd anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, and there are a number of articles in the Arabic media about it.

Islamic Jihad released a statement condemning the Declaration and declaring "[we] renew our commitment to our right to recover our entire land without sacrificing an inch of soil. We reject any solution at the expense of principles in our conflict with the Zionists, and we consider any recognition of a "Jewish State" by the Balfour Declaration the most serious trial of our history and the struggles and sacrifices of our people."

Another article in Palestine Today about Balfour illustrates itself with this map of the borders that, they are certain, Israel is really aiming to expand to, from the Nile to the Euphrates:

Which is very similar to a map that Iran once published in their edition of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion: