Why did Arabs not accept the UN partition plan?

 The Arab rejection of the UN partition plan in 1947 was primarily due to their perception of the arrangement as being favorable to the Jews and unfair to the Arab population that would remain in Jewish territory under the partition

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 The Palestinian Arab leadership, dominated by the Husseini family, categorically rejected the partition plans of 1937 and 1947
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 They argued that the plan violated the principles of national self-determination in the UN charter
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 The Arab states' delegations declared that they would not abide by the partition plan and walked out of the UN assembly after the vote
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The leaders who decided to fight against the partition included the Arab Higher Committee and Arab armies from Syria, Iraq, and Egypt. Saudi Arabia also sent a formation that fought under the Egyptian command. British trained forces from Transjordan eventually intervened in the conflict
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The Jews managed to fight the Palestinians through a combination of factors. By March 1948, the Yishuv (the body of Jewish residents in Palestine before the establishment of the State of Israel) had a numerical superiority, with 35,780 mobilized and deployed fighters for the Haganah, 3,000 men under Lehi and Irgun, and a few thousand armed settlers
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 The main leaders of the Jewish forces included David Ben-Gurion, Yisrael Galili, Yaakov Dori, Yigael Yadin, Mickey Marcus, Yigal Allon, Yitzhak Rabin, David Shaltiel, Moshe Dayan, Shimon Avidan, Moshe Carmel, and Yitzhak Sadeh
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The main source of arms for the Jews was Czechoslovakia, with Yugoslavia playing an essential role in facilitating their transfer to Israel
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 The Jews also managed to acquire large amounts of arms and equipment in various ways, including through Zionist agents abroad who resulted in the stockpiling of quantities of automatic weapons and ammunition in various Eastern European countries for eventual shipment to Palestine
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In 1948, the Muslim countries present at the UN included Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen
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 So, there were ten Muslim countries present at the UN in 1948.

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