Cairo (Dec. 11)
The Arab League Council, which is now in session ### will probably vote not to submit the Palestine issue to the U.N. Security Council, it was reported today.
Meanwhile, the League members are meeting behind closed doors, reportedly ## draft plans for mobilizing their armed forces on the perimeter of Palestine. ### Feisal of Saudi Arabia, who has just returned from the General Assembly ##ting, and the premiers of Iraq, Transjordan and Lebanon participated in the council’s meeting today.
The Egyptian Government announced today that it would allow a demonstratior ### be held here on Sunday to protest the partition of Palestine. The protest ## sponsored by the fanatical Moslem Brotherhood and other nationalist groups. ##gh point of a rally concluding the demonstration will be an appeal for recruits to ##ght in an Arab force to “defend” Palestine.
A report from Ankara says that the Turkish Government has barred its ##tionals from joining any Arab force organized to fight in Palestine. Its decision, which is a great disappointment to the Arab leaders who were counting on Turkish support, says that in view of the present tense international situation, with Turkish independence threatened, it cannot permit any citizens to leave the country. Moslem religious leaders in the country have also decided not to participate in the Jihad, or holy war, proclaimed by Moslem elders in Cairo.