Some articles on arab, palestine, arabs:
... Main article 1948 Arab-Israeli War The Arab League members Egypt, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq refused to accept the UN partition plan and proclaimed ... The Arab states marched their forces into what had, until the previous day, been the British Mandate for Palestine ... The Arab forces were of varying quality, but Arab states had heavy military equipment at their disposal ...
... Further information All-Palestine Government The U.S ... advised the Arab states that the U.S ... believed that if Israel sought to retain additional territory in Palestine it should give the Arabs other territory as compensation ...
Famous quotes containing the words palestine and/or arab:
“His Majestys Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”
—A.J. (Arthur James)
“I saw the Arab map.
It resembled a mare shuffling on,
dragging its history like saddlebags,
nearing its tomb and the pitch of hell.”
—Adonis [Ali Ahmed Said] (b. 1930)