arab israeli timeline

Timeline created by kjunod
  • Theodor Herzl and the Zionist Movement

    Start of the Zionist Movement. Zionism seeks to establish a home for the Jewish people in Palestine secured under public law.
  • Balfour Declaration

    was a formal statement of policy by the British government stating that
    "His Majesty's government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people",
  • war of the suez canal

    blockade of the Suez Canal prompted Israel,to attack Egypt
  • PLO is created

    The Palestine Liberation Organization is undoubtedly one of the best known terrorist organizations in the world.Primary goal was the destruction of the state of Israel
  • 6 day war

    The war left Israel with the largest territorial gains
  • 1972 munich olympics

    the killings of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian gunmen in an event known as the Munich massacre took center stage. terrorists had killed eleven Israeli athletes and coaches and one West German police officer
  • Yom Kippur War

    War fought between Israel on one side, and Egypt and Syria on the other, backed by Iraq and Jordan and supported economically by Saudi Arabia. 3 week war
  • 1st intifada

    This period of violence is known as the Intifada, or "shaking off." a collective Palestinian popular uprising erupted against Israel in the West Bank and Gaza areas
  • 2nd intifada

    The second intifada (uprising) of Palestinians was touched off by a controversial visit by Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon
    Palestinian frustration and desparation on Israelis.
    frustration of Palestinians towards the failed peace process
  • road map for peace is created

    The "road map" for peace is a plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict .It is the framework for progress towards lasting peace and security in the Middle East