On 2 April 1947 (Solar Calendar: 12 Farvardin 1326) the United Nations (UN) convened at the request of the UK government, to discuss the Palestinian issue & its political future; Outcome of the meeting approved the division of Palestine into a Jewish state, an Arab state and a UN-controlled territory around Jerusalem.
Declaration of that partition plan (which was adopted with UN “GA Resolution 181”) & UK decision to withdraw from Palestine on 15 May 1948 (24 Ordibehesht 1327) (at the end of the British mandate) led to escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Finally, Zionists overcame the Palestinians guerrilla force, led by Abdul Qadir alHussaini Vaqavaqchy, and declared the independence & establishment of the state of Israel.1
1. Roots of crisis in the Middle East –by Hamid Ahmadi – pages 237 to 244