Filastin was a twice-weekly newspaper published from 1911-1948 in Palestine. Published from Jaffa, the principal publishers (who edited and owned the paper) were Isa al-Isa and his cousin Yusef al Isa. Both al-Isas were Greek Orthodox, opponents of British administration, and supporters of pan-Arab unity. The paper supported the Committee of Union and Progress, opposed Zionism, and promoted Palestinian nationalism.
In 1913 and 1914, Filastin was suspended by Ottoman authorities, once for criticism of the Mutasarrif (November 1913) and once for what British authorities summarized as "a fulminating and vague threat that when the eyes of the nation were opened to the peril towards which it was drifting it would rise like a roaring flood and a consuming fire and there would be trouble in [store] for the Zionists." Elsewhere, a historical compendium of antisemitism called the cause for Falastin's suspension "racist hate propaganda." Following the suspension, Falastin issued a circular responding to the government charges that they were "sowing discord between the elements of the Empire," which stated that "Zionist" was not the same as "Jew" and described the former as "a political party whose aim is to restore Palestine to their nation and concentrate them in it, and to keep it exclusively for them." The newspaper was supported by Muslim and Christian notables, and a judge annulled the suspension on grounds of freedom of the press.
- Mandel, Neville J. (1976). The Arabs and Zionism before World War I. University of California Press. pp. 127–130. ISBN 978-0-520-02466-3. "the Christian editors of Filastin would call on all Palestinians, both Muslim and Christian, to unite against Zionism on grounds of local patriotism"
- Mandel, Neville J. (1976). The Arabs and Zionism before World War I. University of California Press. pp. 179–181. ISBN 978-0-520-02466-3.
- Antisemitism, a history portrayed, Janrense Boonstra, Hans Jansen, Joke Kriesmeyer, 1989, p. 101 
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