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Balfour

Arthur James, 1st Earl of Balfour. 1848--1930, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1902--05); foreign secretary (1916--19)
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Balfour Beatty Communities has announced that a new broadband fiber optic network at Vandenberg AFB is fully operational and providing reliable, high speed Internet service to its residents at Vandenberg Family Homes, the company said.
The Balfour Declaration was a letter written on November 2, 1917 by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Lionel Walter Rothschild, in which he expressed the British government's support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine states:
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader's top aide for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati blasted the recent decision by US President Donald Trump to relocate Washington's embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy Quds (Jerusalem), and said that Muslims will not tolerate another Balfour declaration.
Protesters wave Palestinian flags and carry a defaced photo of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and Arthur Balfour, on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, in Ramallah, on Nov.
2, 1917, Arthur James Balfour, Britain's mustachioed foreign secretary, signed his name at the bottom of a short typed letter to a shy banker-turned-zoologist by the name of Lionel Walter Rothschild.