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Say Britain Offered Palestine to Arab Ruler

April 23, 1923
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According to the DAILY MAIL the Colonial office has written to Emir Abdullah offering him the sovereignty over Palestine and Transjordania on condition that he take over the Balfour Declaration. The report is not official.

The report has attracted much attention as it is a known fact that the establishment of an Arab Federated State to include Palestine is being much discussed in government circles.

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