A) The Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husayni
B) Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser
C) Original PLO leader Ahmed Shukeiry
D) Saddam Hussein
E) Hamas leader Khaled Meshal
None of the above. It was a "moderate."
From JTA, November 16, 1948:
At the time, Palestinian Arabs didn't object to the Transjordanian king taking over the territory that we are told has always been "Palestinian."
In a speech to the members of his court who gathered in the Coptic Convent in the old City for the ceremony, Abdullah declared that he was going to “save the Arabs by expelling and annihilating all Zionists and Jews.” The formal proclamation was made by a representative of the Coptic Bishop who declared: “As the Christian Church welcomed Omar Ikn Khatib, handing over to him the boys of the Holy Sepulchre, so we proclaim you today King of Palestine.”
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