Monthly Archives: October 2011

Who ruled Israel before it was established in 1948?

October 17, 2011

  16th century – 1917 Ottoman Empire ruled the area until World War 1.   1917:  the British took control of Palestine and Syria from the south in the autumn of 1917. Then came the Balfour declaration, a letter from Lord Balfour stating that ‘the British Government views with favour in Palestine, the establishment...

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