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Arab League Reported Refusing to Finance Activities of Palestine Higher Executive

December 30, 1946
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Jamal Husseini, who returned here from Egypt yesterday, where he conferred with leaders of the Arab League and the ex-Mufti of Jerusalem, failed to secure a commitment from the League to finance the activities of the Palestine Arab Higher Committee, it was reported today. As a consequence, the committee’s operations will be severely handicapped.

It is also reported from reliable sources that the Arab Offices in Washington, London and Jerusalem will be liquidated within the next three months because the League has withdrawn its financial support.

In a statement to the Arab press here yesterday, Husseini said that every Arab must consider himself a “soldier in the front lino.” He called for “immediate action” and “organized efforts,” declaring that the Palestine Arabs had the moral support of at least 50,000,000 other Arabs.

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