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  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Palestine or the Palestinian people.
  • noun An inhabitant of Palestine or an Arab descending from that area.
  • noun An inhabitant of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, legally governed by the Palestinian National Authority.


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  • Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press PALESTINIAN PRISONERS: Palestinian women in the West Bank city of Ramallah carried portraits of relatives held in Israeli jails during a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners Monday.

    Today's Photos: March 30 2009

  • MAHMOUD ABBAS, PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT (through translator): And also for what President Obama expressed as well and what happened recently and (INAUDIBLE) with the support for that vital conference in order to reconstruct the Palestinian territory in Gaza.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2009 2009

  • RIYAD MANSOUR, PALESTINIAN ENVOY, UNITED NATIONS: Well, the Palestinian people are interested in putting an end to Israeli occupation and to have their own independent Palestinian state to live next to Israel in peace and security.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2009 2009

  • SAEB ERAKAT, PALESTINIAN LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL: If this continues, if the Palestinian people start fleeing Gaza towards Egypt, towards the crossing and so on, this will destroy everything we stand for.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2007 2007

  • ISMAIL HANIYEH, PALESTINIAN PRIME MINISTER (through translator): What is going on on Palestinian ground is a crime against humanity, by all means.

    CNN Transcript Jul 7, 2006 2006

  • ISMAIL HANIYEH, PALESTINIAN PRIME MINISTER DESIGNATE (through translator): We would have liked to and would still like to put forth for the Palestinian people a national unity government which would face the challenges that are imposed by the occupation against the Palestinian people and against the Palestinian plans and would also lead internal rebuilding in a unified and coordinated manner.

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2006 2006

  • ISMAIL HANIYAH, PALESTINIAN PRIME MINISTER (through translator): This approach contradicts all the morals and values of the Palestinian people.

    CNN Transcript Aug 24, 2006 2006

  • ISMAIL HANIYEH, PALESTINIAN PRIME MINISTER (through translator): Since the first moment this issue has come up, the Palestinian government has called and still calls for the necessity of keeping the Israeli soldier alive and to treat him well.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2006 2006

  • (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) SUAHIR ZEIDAN, PALESTINIAN MINISTRY EMPLOYEE: You cannot punish us and punish our children to starve because we choose democracy, democracy that you wanted us -- you wanted the Palestinian to be pioneers in choosing democracy.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2006 2006

  • MAHMOUD ABBAS, PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT (through translator): What happened is a crime that can no be forgiven and an insult to the Palestinian people.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2006 2006


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