Causes Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Ruling from the Middle East, all the way to South Asia, changes were fueling in by the British. In Palestine, the Balfour Declaration in 1917 and the British Mandate of 1920, had raised the tension between Arabs and Jews. One of the most significant changes was the establishment of the Jewish State of Israel. “On 29 November 1947, thousands of people jumped out of their beds and rushed out onto the streets when the reports were broadcasted on the radio.” It was the day the UN proposed the partition of Palestine, between Arabs and Jews. On 14 May 1948, the British high commissioner for Palestine left with his staff, and twenty-eight years of British administration for Palestine was ended. These events, led to a major conflict between two races. …show more content…
Palestinians got slapped with an exodus of their own, a fleet of refugees departed their homes, to rescue their own lives. The main conclusions or reasons why this refugeedom happened of the 700,000 Palestinians, was because of the 1948 War. The Jews at that time argued that, the Palestinians incompetence led to them failing in protecting their civilians. Eventually the months of fighting collapsed the Palestinian urban society, creating joblessness, increased food prices, and poverty. The Arabs also played a crucial role in the evacuation of the Palestinians, they failed to give the Palestinians a clear signal about leaving their homes or …show more content…
The Arabs worked on togetherness, and worked with the Arab League to get rid of the negativeness.Both, Israel and the Arab nations worked on what looked like to be peaceful negotiations but, just advantages of the Arabs. “The Arab governments ‘all followed their possesses objectives’, with King Abdullah of Transjordan peacefully accepting the Jewish state of Israel, in lapse for territorial gains.” With these negotiations, Syria, specifically, questioned the goals of the Middle East and called the negotiations a personal failure. The results of the Palestinian War, were not supposed to be satisfying for every Arab country, leading to more hatred towards Israel. The Jewish state, were happily taking advantage of the internal problems between the Arabs, Israel gained an extra twenty-one percent of

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