vh: " 'jb try as i may i cannot discover any international treaty which gives any part of the 1922 mandate to arabs ??" Then perhaps you might like to start with Article 22 of the League of Nations Covenant, victor. And then you might care to peruse the Mandate for Palestine, and see which of these two is explicitely stated in the preamble of that document as being the primary purpose of that Mandate: 1) Article 22 of the LoN Covenant, or 2) The Balfour Declaration I know the answer, and I'm also quite confident that you do not.....
Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally