For a country that is supposed to be so important, “Palestine” is nowhere mentioned in the Koran. In fact, Arabic doesn’t even have a letter “P.”
In an interview with the Dutch newspaper “Trau” (March 31, 1977), PLO executive committee member Zahir Muhsein said,
“The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese.
“Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct ‘Palestinian people’ to oppose Zionism.
“It is also been a ‘conceptual; war for ownership of the term ‘Palestinian’ which has been transferred over to the Arabs whereas, before 1967, ‘Palestine’ has always been synonymous with Eretz Israel and the Land of Israel.”