Palestine Arab Chief Leaves for Cairo for Conference with Mufti; May Be En Route to U.N.
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Palestine Arab Chief Leaves for Cairo for Conference with Mufti; May Be En Route to U.N.

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Jamal Husseini, vice-chairman of the Arab Higher committee, was scheduled to leave today for Cairo for conferences with the ex-Mufti Jerusalem on the progress of the U.N. deliberations on Palestine. An unconfirmed ##port said that Husseini would go to New York to attend the U.N. sessions.

(The London Sunday newspaper Reynolds News said today, in a dispatch from Jerusalem correspondent, that the Arab press in Palestine is loudly protesting against the unrepresentative character of the Arab Higher Committee, in connection with the ?tter’s appearance before the U.N. Political Committee. The Jaffa daily Asshaab?s quoted as stating that the Arab Higher Committee was never elected, but simply appointed at the Bludan conference by the Arab league, where the reactionry Husseini ?mily headed by the ex-Mufti succeeed in ousting the relatively more democratic ?rab Front sponsored by the Nashashibis. Similar protests come from the left wing arab trade-union movement, Reynold’s News adds.)

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