In order to settle a year long conflict, a truce was made between the Arabs and the Jews. However, the truce came at a cost as it compromised the partition plan recommended by the United Nations, and left Israel with more territory.
Towards the conclusion of the war in 1949, Jordan expanded their territory to the West Bank, along with eastern Jerusalem. Egypt also occupied Gaza. At that time, approximately, 750,000 Palestinian Arabs either fled or perished.