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Did Jamal Husseini say "The blood will flow like rivers in the Middle East"?

An article in New York Times of September 30, 1947 declared: PALESTINIAN ARABS REJECT U.N. PLANS; WARN OF A BATTLE; Jamal el-Husseini Threatens to Drench Holy Land With Blood 'in Lawful Defense' It ...
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What was the nature of Yasir Arafat's difficulties in Arabic?

It was indeed his Egyptian accent. According to biographers who interviewed Abas Zaki about this same episode: When Arafat was practicing his speech beforehand, his colleagues urged him to reduce his ...
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