December 1, 1947
AP- Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Lake Success, N.Y. --(AP)--
Trugve Lie, secretary-general of the United Nations, called on his topo aides to meet late today to consider problems growing out of the general assembly's decision to partition Palestine.
...three defenders and one attacker were killed at Communist headquarters and the Soviet culture center.
Arabs called a general strike in Palestine for three days starting Tuesday, and warned "there may be trouble" at a demonstration within the old city of Jerusalem.
There was speculation in London that King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan might seek to incorporate Arab Palestine into his neighboring country and give the British rights to bases in the port of Jaffa in return for support.
The British are to evacuate Palestine before next August.
The American Legation in Damascus was stoned, its flag was ripped down, its shutters torn off and some of its windows broken.
Shouts of "Down with the United States," and "down with the American University" and "give us arms" rang through the streets of ancient Cairo. Students also cried out against Jews.
The threat of holy war seemed implicit in utterances of Abdel Rahman Azzam Pasha, secretary of the Arab League of seven nations