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King Hussein Visits Emir Abdullah and Feisal

December 20, 1923
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King Hussein of Hedjas has left for Ammon to meet there his two sons, Emir Abdullak, the ruler of Trans-Jordania, and King Feisal of Mesopotamia. King Hussein is accompanied by the Hedjas Minister for Foreign Affairs, Fuad El Khatib Bey.

The purpose of the conference, your correspondent learns, is to call a Pan-Arab Conference whose work it would be to unite the Arab people and to create a political Arab unity.

Emir Abdullah issued a decree ordering elections in Mesopotamia to take place in February.

Deputations from various parts of Palestine are proceeding to Ammon in order to participate in the discussions regarding the relations between Palestine and the planned Arab Confederation. Your correspondent learns from a reliable source that the plan of an Arab Confederation including Palestine is again looming big. According to the information of your correspondent, the Pan-Arab Conference will meet in Jedda on January 26th, and the meeting at Ammon is merely a preliminary step.

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