Balfour Declaration

Balfour Declaration

n
(Historical Terms) the statement made by Arthur Balfour in 1917 of British support for the setting up of a national home for the Jews in Palestine, provided that the rights of "existing non-Jewish communities" in Palestine could be safeguarded
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Palestine: The Reality" contains invaluable historical information about the genesis and significance of the Balfour Declaration in 1917, and some startling revelations about the actions of UK officials at the time, yet it was very difficult to find a copy for many years.
And the British Empire, which renounced and crushed the Balfour Declaration, was shattered as a superpower on the stage of history.
The Balfour Declaration - Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine.
The Palestinians and British Perfidy: The Tragic Aftermath of the Balfour Declaration of 1917
Shamaa' began by mentioning the Balfour Declaration during the First World War in 1917.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader's top aide for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati blasted the recent decision by US President Donald Trump to relocate Washington's embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy Quds (Jerusalem), and said that Muslims will not tolerate another Balfour declaration.
Under such a circumstances, it was very convenient for France and UK to announce establishment of Jewish state through a Balfour Declaration.
The making of the modern Middle East can be traced back to the contradictions inherent in the Balfour Declaration.
We can identify clear beginnings in the Balfour declaration (1917) which was forwarded by the then British foreign secretary.
Speaker Nabih Berri warned that the world was on the cusp of "a new Balfour Declaration," referring to a document by then-British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour in 1917 that paved the way toward establishing the national home of the Jewish people in Palestine.
We feel as though, 100 years after the first Balfour Declaration, we now face a second Balfour Declaration.
The Balfour Declaration was the first official public political statement to recognise a Jewish claim to a state in Palestine.