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1939 - Palestinian Conference in London 1939 Inaugural session of the London Conference on Palestine held at St. James Palace on February 7, 1939.

Seated at the conference table at the back of the picture from right to left: Secretary of State for the Colonies Malcolm MacDonald – Prime Minister Sir Neville Chamberlain – Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Edward Wood (Lord Halifax).

To the extreme right of the picture: Saudi Arabia’s delegates (Only Sheikh Hafez Wahba, Advisor to King Abdelaziz Bin Saud identified) but Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faysal Bin Abdelaziz led the Saudi delegation – Iraqi delegation headed by Prime Minister Nouri Pasha Al-Said – Palestinian delegation headed by Jamal Al-Husseini, to his right Awni Abdelhadi, George Antonius and Alfred Roch. To his left Amin Al-Tamimi, Mousa Al-Alami and Yaaqoub Al-Ghossayn – Egyptian delegation headed by Prime Minister Ali Maher Pasha and to his right Abdel-Rahman Azzam Pasha, future first Secretary General of the Arab League, and Prince Mohamed Abdel-Monem, future member of the Regency Council of Egypt following the 1952 military coup – Yemeni delegation, seated from right to left: Ali Hussein Al-Amri, Qadi Mohammed Al-Shami and Seif Ul Islam Al-Hussein, son of Imam Yahya and head of the Yemeni delegation. The others are not identified. The British government vetoed the attendence of the main Palestinian leader then Haj Amin Al-Husseini.

© Associated French news agencies – Paris.
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