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social media reaction: arabs helpless and hopeless | news

after us president donald trump ignored warnings from the international community and formally recognised jerusalem as the israeli capital, some twitter users focused on how arabs contributed in the loss of jerusalem.the status of the holy city is an extremely sensitive aspect of the israeli-palestinian conflict.while israel claims the whole city its capital - following the occupation of east jerusalem in the 1967 war with syria, egypt and jordan - palestinians have long seen east jerusalem as the capital of their future state."jerusalem was lost from the day sadaat visited it and the day you all danced for oslo," wrote mourid barghouti, a celebrated palestinian poet and writer, referring to egyptian president anwar sadat and the oslo accords.when sadat took over the presidency in egypt in 1970, he offered a peace settlement with israel along the lines of un resolution 242, which, more or less, cemented israel's military victory.as for the oslo accords, in 1993, the state of israel and the palestine liberation organization (plo) formally recognised one another for the first time, and committed to negotiate a solution to their decades-long conflict based on territorial compromise.the accords did not stipulate, but implied, the creation of a palestinian state alongside israel. that two-state vision required israel to abandon its negation of palestinian claims to national sovereignty, and palestinians accept that such claims would be limited to only a small part of the ...