VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > E. The Middle East and North Africa, 1945–2000 > 3. The Middle East and Egypt, 1943–2000 > g. Palestine and Israel
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g. Palestine and Israel
 
 
1946, May 1
 
Report of the Anglo-American Commission. The committee called for the admission of 100,000 Jewish refugees and the creation of a single Arab-Jewish state under the trusteeship of the UN.  1
 
July 22
 
Zionist terrorists blew up the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, which housed British headquarters.  2
 
Oct. 4
 
U.S. president Harry S. Truman announced American support for the partition of Palestine. The American position doomed all attempts to construct a binational state.  3
 
 
 
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