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1915 Zion Mule Corp
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1915 Zion Mule Corp

In 1915 a unit of the British Army known as the Zion Mule Corps was formed in Alexandria by Egyptian refugees from Palestine, and then sent to Gallipoli to fight the Turks in WWI. A letter by General Sir Ian Hamilton to the Day, a New York newspaper: “General Headquarters,” “Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.” “It may […]

May 16, 1916 Sykes/ Picot Agreement
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May 16, 1916 Sykes/ Picot Agreement

The Sykes-Picot Agreement, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement was a secret agreement between the governments of the Great Britain and France, with the assent of Russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the Middle East should the Triple Entente(France Great Britain and Russia) succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire during […]

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate
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April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate The San Remo Conference resulted in the signing of the Peace Treaty with Turkey, dividing the former Ottoman Empire. “The Mandatory will be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on the 2nd November, 1917, by the British Government and adopted by the […]

February 25, 1920 Pogroms in Russia
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February 25, 1920 Pogroms in Russia

April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate
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April 18, 1920 Sam Reno Conference and the Palestine Mandate

The San Remo Conference resulted in the signing of the Peace Treaty with Turkey, dividing the former Ottoman Empire. “The Mandatory will be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on the 2nd November, 1917, by the British Government and adopted by the other Allied Powers in favour of the establishment in Palestine […]

June 30, 1920 Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem
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June 30, 1920 Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem

June 30, 1920 The Palestine Mandate Headquarters: Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South) Jerusalem  

December 1920 Third Palestinian Arab Conference-Haifa
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December 1920 Third Palestinian Arab Conference-Haifa

December 1920 Arabs Say No to Jewish Homeland – State of Israel Third Palestinian Arab Conference-Haifa “Palestine, the Holy Land, belongs to the Christian and Moslem worlds and the administration of its affairs should not be entrusted to non-Moslems and non-Christians.” Source: Esco Foundation for Palestine. Palestine, A Study of Jewish, Arab, and British Policies, […]

December 23rd, 1920 The Government of Ireland Act
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December 23rd, 1920 The Government of Ireland Act

The British Partition of Ireland The six northeastern counties of Ireland are partitioned to create northern Ireland (Protestant). While the larger portion becomes The Republic of Ireland (Catholic) Source: Wiki

March 16, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine
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March 16, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

March 16, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine “The Conference recommended that Trans-Jordania should be constituted an Arab province of Palestine under an Arab governor, responsible to the High Commisioner.  On this assumption they recommended the immediate military occupation of Trans-Jordania, without which they understood that it would be impossible to secure a settled […]

March 28, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine
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March 28, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine

March 28, 1921 British Restrict Jewish Immigration to Palestine “The Secretary of State received influential Moslem and Jewish deputations, and assured them both that there would be no change in the declared policy of His Majesty’s Government.  The Balfour declaration contained declared policy of His Majesty’s Government.  The Balfour declaration contained two distinct promises, one […]