Palestinians Criticize Saudi Documentary on Israel's Founding

(Jerusalem Post) Menachem Shlomo - A recently released two-part documentary from Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya titled "The Naqba" that depicts the lead-up to the creation of Israel is rich with imagery from the Holocaust and the pre-state Jewish population. Attempting to depict the topic in an unbiased light, the narrator says things like, [following the Holocaust] "Israel was born, and the dream became reality" and "Arab neighboring armies invaded Palestine." Palestinian groups have condemned the show as an attempt by Saudi Arabia to normalize the Jewish country.

2018-07-18 00:00:00

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