Nov. 12, 2018
The first sentence of this article in Al Madenah News, by Dr. Mustafa Yousef Alddawi, to mark the centennial of the end of World War I, is one of the most absurd things I’ve ever read in Arabic media. And that’s saying a lot.
“There is no doubt that Palestine was the greatest victim of the First World War,” it begins.
During WWI, Palestine had a population of 800,000.
The number of people killed during the war was between 15-19 million.