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It was a focal point of conflict between Christianity and Islam between 10, and from the end of the Crusades was part of the Syrian province of first the Mamluk Sultanate and then the Ottoman Empire until the British conquest in 1917.
A Jewish national movement, Zionism, emerged in the late-19th century.
Guatemalan customs and culture have been largely shaped by the influence of the Maya indigenous population and the later arrival of European populations.
The area (also known as Land of Israel and as Palestine) is the birthplace of the Hebrew language and of the Abrahamic religions, and contains sites sacred to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Samaritanism, Druze and the Bahá'í Faith.
Since about 1970, the United States has become the principal ally of Israel.
In 1979 an uneasy Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty was signed, based on the Camp David Accords.
The Land of Israel has come under the sway of various empires and has been home to a variety of ethnicities, but was predominantly Jewish from roughly 1,000 years before the Common Era (BCE) until the 3rd century of the Common Era (CE).
The area became increasingly Christian after the 3rd century, and then largely Muslim following the Islamization of Palestine after the Muslim conquest of the Levant during the 7th century, and had been largely Muslim up to the middle of the 20th century.