One thing is "to grant autonomy" to the local Jewish population, and a very different one is to allow massive immigration of foreign Jews to create a state on a land that had been inhabited by over 90% of Arabs for 13 centuries. Pan-Arabic forces saw Israel as a Western colony, and opposed it, just like any other indigenous people have opposed colonization of their land. Arabs tried to uphold their right to their homeland in the face of colonialism. That's it.
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from the article: The historical truth behind the Israeli-Palestinian narratives