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1948 plan to divide Palestine and provide for a Jewish state.

There are 4 groups that are mentioned in the current context of Israel and competing Arab interests in the region. The following is an attempt to differentiate between the different factions.

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dome of the rock in Jerusalem visited on holy land tours with the Holy Land Guru

PLO 

It was established in 1964 in Jordan for the express purpose of destroying the then 16 year old Jewish state. Following the, from the Arab point of view, disastrous 1967 war when Jordan lost the West Bank and Old City of Jerusalem to Israel, the PLO organization gained a lot of power in Jordan to the point that they attempted to overthrow the Hashemite King Hussein and his Bedouin dominated army. Things came to a head in 1971 and the Jordanian Army crushed the PLO forces and expelled them from Jordan and they relocated to Southern Lebanon.arafat

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