The Palestinian National Liberation League was founded in 1942 by Arab members of the Palestine Communist Party (which was dissolved by the Comintern in 1943). The founders included Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Mukhlis Amer, Emil Habibi, Mufid Nashashibi and Emil Touma.
It was the only Arab Palestinian party to support the 1947 UN Partition Plan, in line with the official position of the Soviet Union.
After the formation of the State of Israel, the Communist Party of Israel was founded by its branches within the area of the new state in conjunction with other former members of the Palestine Communist Party .
In 1951, its members in the West Bank joined the Communist Party of Jordan.Events involving Palestinian National Liberation League: