Jerusalem (Aug. 17)
Seven Jews were arrested early this morning in the settlement of Naharia charged with illegally entering the country from Syria. One of the arrested is a Syrian Jew, the others are from Iraq.
The Regent of Iraq was asked today by the Husseini Party in Palestine to intervene with the British Government for the return of the Jerusalem ex-Mufti and other Arab leaders, exiled from Palestine. A similar request was cabled also to the ministers of Arab countries in London.
Clemency for all Jews in detention, in Palestine or abroad, under the Palestine Emergency Regulations or as a result of military court sentences is asked today by the Hebrew press. All newspapers joined today in editorials urging this action by the Palestine Government.