other entity controls any of their territory. It is a pre-requisite for a Declaration of Sovereignty. "the palestiians could have declared a state from 48 onward.." Not so. Israel has been in control of Palestinian territory since 14th May 1948. The territories taken under Plan Dalet before Israel Declared are Palestinian.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: Would Israel accept a state-and-a-half solution?