- There never ever was an independent country called Palestine!
- There never ever has been a Palestinian people!
“There is. ‘Palestine’ is a term the Zionists invented. There is no Palestine in the Bible. Our country was for centuries part of Syria. ‘Palestine’ is alien to us. It is the Zionists who introduced it.” – Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi, Syrian Arab leader
“ . You are an integral part of the Syrian people, Palestine is an integral part of Syria. Therefore it is we, the Syrian authorities, who are the true representatives of the Palestinian people.” – Syrian dictator Hafez Assad to the PLO leader Yassir Arafat
“ , absolutely not.” – Professor Philip Hitti, Arab historian
“It is common knowledge that .” – Representative of Saudi Arabia at the United Nations (Cherson and Molschky)