Balfour Declaration

‘1917 Balfour Declaration’ seed of Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 05:56 GMT

The notion of kicking the Jews out of Europe and giving them a homeland dates back to 1902, when the British government thought to push them into East Africa or to the Egyptian city of Arish in Sinai. However, these attempts at Jewish deportation to the Sinai or East of Africa failed.

Memory of the day: Archaeologists announce the discovery of a new large hall in the Pyramid of Cheops in 2017

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 02:04 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 2.

Haniyeh: No such thing as Israel

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 09:40 GMT

Ismail Haniyeh, political chief of Hamas, promised on Thursday to frustrate the Trump administration over recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The Culture of Apology

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 02:55 GMT

A sincere apology has the power to repair damage, fix relationships, heal wounds and restore broken hearts.

The Pernicious Promise

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 05:07 GMT

One hundred years after signing the Balfour Declaration, the political, social, economic and demographic implications of unwarranted British promise still prevail.

Palestinian FM urges UK to recognize Palestinian state

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 10:57 GMT

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry urged on Thursday the UK government to correct the historical injustices it committed against the Palestinian people.

British MP Jeremy Corbyn skips Balfour Centennial dinner with Netanyahu

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 08:08 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn has announced his refusal to attend a dinner in London slated for next Thursday with Netanyahu.

AL: UK should not celebrate Balfour Declaration anniversary

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 04:27 GMT

The Balfour Declaration and its undertakings represent the climax of international bias against the Palestinians people, Ahmed Abul Gheit.

ECFA urges Britain to correct Balfour Declaration's imbalance

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 05:57 GMT

The Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs urged Britain to correct the imbalance caused by Balfour Declaration's catastrophic repercussions on the Palestinians.

Ironically, on Balfour anniversary, UK re-calls for two-state solution

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 10:13 GMT

On Sunday, the UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, defended the Balfour declaration and praised the UK’s role in creating a homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine.

Israeli Arabs to protest Balfour Declaration anniversary

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 08:03 GMT

Israeli Arab minority will organize a protest on November 7 outside the British embassy in Tel Aviv to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.