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Tel Aviv pamphlet bombs warn of violence
JERUSALEM, Palestine, Feb. 1, 1947 (UP) -- Pamphlet bombs exploded in Tel Aviv Saturday night and warned British military authorities that the Jewish underground was ready to fight an all-out British drive to suppress violence in the Holy Land.
Jews call for Holy Land war
By REGINALD SEIGEL
JERUSALEM, Feb. 9, 1947 (INS)-The Jewish underground in Palestine declared tonight that the hour has arrived for "setting up a Jewish government and creation of an army."
Iraq pipeline blown up, Jewish underground forces suspected
JERUSALEM, Feb. 20, 1947 (UP) -- The Iraq Petroleum Co. pipeline, which carries oil from the rich fields in the Euphrates Valley to the Mediterranean at Jaffa, was blown up at two places in North Palestine today in a new outburst of underground violence.
Palestine political row hit
LONDON, Feb. 25, 1947 (INS) -- Ernest Bevin, foreign secretary, charged acidly today that "election rivalries" between President Truman and Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York wrecked British efforts last fall to solve the dangerous Palestine issue.
Explosions rock port of Haifa; fate of Jewish refugees debated
JERUSALEM, Feb. 28, 1947 (UP)-A series of powerful explosions rocked the harbor area of Haifa today a few hours after a refugee ship carrying 1,350 uncertified immigrants was grounded off the nearby Palestine coast.
U.S. backs partition of Palestine
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 11, 1947 (UP) -- The United States announced qualified support of Palestine partition in the United Nations General Assembly today and drew an immediate Arab threat that this means war in the Middle East.
Text of U.S. Palestine statement
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 11, 1947 (UP) -The text of the U.S. statement on Palestine in the United Nations political committee follows:
U.S. consulate in Jerusalem under guard
JERUSALEM, Oct. 11, 1947 (UP) -- Armed guards enforced rigid security measures around the American consulate today as a precaution against any violence touched off by reports that the United States was supporting the partition of Palestine in United Nations debate.
Bomb explodes in U.S. consulate in Jerusalem; blamed on Arabs
JERUSALEM, Oct. 13, 1947 (UP) -- A bomb exploded in the compound of the United States consulate in Jerusalem today, slightly injuring two employees. Police blamed it on the Arab underground organization, Jihad.
Russia supports Palestine partition
LAKE SUCCESS, L.I., N.Y., Oct. 13, 1947 (UP) - Russia supported the principle of Palestine partition in the United Nations today, virtually assuring a U.N. program aiming at giving Jews and Arabs separate and independent states.
Bullets, bombs rip Holy Land at Jaffa-Tel Aviv
JERUSALEM, Dec. 3, 1947 (UP) -- Arabs and Jews fought a pitched battle in the Jaffa-Tel Aviv area today. Seven Arabs and three Jews were killed.
Jewish state proclaimed in Palestine; Arab-Jewish fighting erupts
TEL AVIV, May 14, 1948 (UP) -- The new Jewish state of Israel was proclaimed in Palestine today as Britain's 30-year rule of the Holy Land ended.
Israel offers peace, asks world backing
TEL AVIV, MAY 14, 1948 (UP) -- The new State of Israel declared its independence today by offering peace to the Arabs and asking the world for admission "into the family of nations."
The birth of a nation after 2000-year wait
TEL AVIV, May 14, 1948 (UP) -- The birth of a nation-Jewish Israel-took only 30 minutes today.
Truman recognizes Israel, studies plan to lift Palestine arms embargo
WASHINGTON, May 14, 1948 (UP) -- President Truman is considering a proposal to lift the embargo on shipment of arms to Palestine, an informed White House source said today.
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