- 1896 - Theodore Herzl organises conference to discuss Zionism.
- It was NOT a new idea but the first time it had been organised
- He stated Jews deserved there own homeland
An attempt to win support of the Arabs in the war against Turkey
24th oct. 1915 - Sir Henry McMahon sends letter to Emir Hussein.
Great Britain is prepared to recognize and support the independence of the Arabs in all the regions demanded by the Sherif of Mecca. Great Britain will protect the Holy Places against all attacks. Great Britain will assist the Arabs to set up governments in those territories.
October 1917- The Sykes-picot agreement is an agreement between Sir Mark Sykes and George Picot. It was set out…