31 January 1917 Mark Sykes given a redrafted memorandum of Zionist views
The Manchester “Guardian” publishes text of Sykes-Picot Agreement, leaked by Russian communists
Mark Sykes begins an initiative due to a more interested government coalition in power, headed by Lloyd George and Balfour
Weizmann meets Mark Sykes for the first time
Sykes meet Zionist leaders
Mark Sykes given a redrafted memorandum of Zionist views
James de Rothschild meets Sykes.
Sokolov meets Georges-Picot at Mark Sykes’s residence.
Sykes, Sokolow and Weizmann meet at Sykes’s residence to review the situation.
Weizmann becomes aware of the hitherto secret Sykes-Picot agreement
Sokolov sends a draft of the declaration to Lord Rothschild, asking that it be sent on to Mark Sykes.
Sykes cables Sokolow and Jabotinsky from Cairo
England wants suzerainty over Palestine, Sykes tells Picot
Sykes tells Weizmann to prepare diplomatic follow-up after capture of Gaza
PM DAVID LLOYD GEORGE AND CONSERVATIVE PARTY STATESMAN LORD CURZON MEET STRATEGIST AND DIPLOMAT SIR MARK SYKES ON THE EVE OF HIS DEPARTURE TO MIDDLE EAST. INSTRUCT HIM THAT NO PLEDGES SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE ARABS CONCERNING PALESTINE
Negotiations with Sykes entering final stage
Sykes introduces Sokolow to Picot
Meeting with Sykes at home of Gaster
Weizmann meets Sykes
Sykes-Picot Agreement- France (Francois Georges Picot) and Britain (Sir Mark Sykes) concur on division of Ottoman Empire. Eretz Israel (Palestine) to be divided with France controlling the Galilee and Britain the Haifa area with Jerusalem under international control.