There is nothing artificial about the rebirth of Israel in 1948, as the U.N.`s general assembly came out with the partition plan in September-October 1947. For You to say that the british created Israel as a national home for the jewish people, just goes to show how far off the mark You really are. The british reneged on the Balfour declaration VERY early on, and had NO intention to help the jews in any way whatsoever !
Turkish foreign minister: Syria deal 'important step' to resolving crisis (Reuters)
from the article: Lebanese Druze leader calls on U.S. to impose sanctions on Syria