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McMahon–Hussein Correspondence

Posted on : 14 Feb 2020

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  • McMahon–Hussein Correspondence 1915 –16: Under this correspondence the Britain offered Arabs across the Middle East self-rule in exchange for their aid in defeating the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.
  • Sykes-Picot Agreement 1916: Britain and France sign a secret pact outlining their spheres of control in Middle East after the First World War. Palestine is designated for international administration pending consultations with Russia and other powers. The agreement is seen by Arabs as a betrayal of the Hussein-McMahon correspondence.
  • Balfour Declaration 1917: It was a public statement issued by the British government during the First World War announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a small minority Jewish population.
  • Later in the period, many Jews arrived in Palestine.
  • Camp David Accord 1979: In 1956, Egypt nationalised the Suez Canal and took control over the Sinai Peninsula. This led to further confrontation between Egypt and Israel.

Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the following offered to Arabs across the Middle East right to self-rule in exchange for their aid in defeating the Ottoman Empire?

  2. 1.Sykes-Picot Agreement

    2.Balfour Declaration

    3.Camp David Accord

    4.McMahon–Hussein Correspondence

    Right Ans : McMahon–Hussein Correspondence

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