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History of Palestine

Sufi Trail reveals secrets of Islamic mysticism

Source : AP | 08 Nov 2012

Perched high on a hilltop, this Sufi shrine was erected in the 16th century to honor the Sufi mystics.

And today a group of tourists are gathered to learn more about Sufi mysticism in the Palestinian village of Birzeit, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Raed Saadeh is briefing visitors before the start of the Sufi Trail.

 

'Zionist Land Broker Memoirs'. Palestinian land owners before the 'Nakba'

Al-Hassad, the Syrian publishing house has released an historical diary entitled “Zionist Land-Broker Memoirs, based on the diaries of Yousef Nahmani, a Jew who excelled in buying Palestinian land for the “Jewish National Fund,” when he was its director in Tiberius.

According to Nahmani, among the original owners whom he bought the lands from for the Zionists, was Elias Kotaite who sold the area of Sobh, which included six thousand dunums {one dunum is 1000 sq metres) The settlements of Hanita and Ayalon were built on this land.

 
 

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