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Palestine Arabs Transfer Central Political Office to Egypt; Strengthen Mufti

The Arab newspaper, Adifaa, reported today that the central offices of the Palestine Arab Higher Committee will be transferred to Cairo in a move that in interpreted as strengthening the hand of the Grand Mufti in Arab politics.

The Committee’s special branch, under Emil Ghori, has opened already and will deal with internal affairs and publicity, the report said. Rafiq Tamimi took over the land department and “national activities.” Jamal Russeini will continue as general director.