Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declared independence. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq attacked Israel.Israel gained land. Egypt gained the Gaza Strip and Jordan gained the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Jews became refugees. "The Arab Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and the Formation of Israel." BIFSIGCSEHistoryGrade10 -. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Egypt blockaded Israel.Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq moved troops to Irael's borders and made threatening statements. Israel launched a preemptive strike. Israel captured the West Banks and East Jerusalem from Jordan, the Golan Heights from Syria, and the Gaza Strip and all of the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt. More Plaestinians and Jews became refugees. Terrorism became more common. "The Six Day War via American Minute." Armor of God. N.p., 06 June 2013. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • Settlement Construction Begins

    Settlement Construction Begins
    Israel wanted to start construction on the land they lost during the war in 1948. Israel started with very little building and there were about 3,200 settlers. Now there are around 300,000 settlers. This rebuild is highly critized because all of the Palistinian's belive that the land was needed for the future of the Palistinian state. Because of these settlements Palistinian's travel has been harder because of the vast milirary force protecting the settlements. Kershner, Isabel. "Israel Angers
  • Attrition Battles

    Attrition Battles
    Israel gained control of land that belonged to Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. Israel allowed all religions access to the holy site. Israel made a treaty which claimed that Israel would give back the land if there was peace and Israel was reconized as a country. The Palinstinian's declined the offer and terrorist attacks began in Israel. "Battle of Karameh." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • The October War or Yom Kippur War

    The October War or Yom Kippur War
    Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on there holy day called Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur is the "Day of Atonement" which is a day when you reflect on and release your sins, it is also the Jewish new year. After the Israelies held back the attack the U.S convinced them to get out of the territory. This attacked showed Israel the importance of bufferzones. "Recollections from the October 1973 War - Center for Israel Education." Center for Israel Education. N.p., 09 Oct. 2013. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • Egypt and Israel Sign A Peace Agreement

    Egypt and Israel Sign A Peace Agreement
    Egypt became the first Arab country to recognize Israel as a country and made a peace treaty with them. This is because Egypt's president Anwar Sadat relized that the continuing war with Israel was hurting the economy and well-being of the people. This was the model for Israel's land and peace policy. "Anwar Sadat Photos: Thirty Years Since Signing Of Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty." Zimbio. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • Lebanon War

    Lebanon War
    The PLO (Palistinian Liboration Organization) attacked communities in northern Israel. In responce Israel attacked PLO soldiers in Lebanon. Israeli troops pushed back the military from Lebanon to Tunisia and created a civil war in Lenanon. "1982 Lebanon War." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • The First Intifada

    The First Intifada
    Palinstinian's in the West Banks and the Gaza Strip started an uprising against the rule of Israel over the territories that "belong to them". They did this using home made weapons made by the PLO. Suicide attacks started in Israel so Israel's army stepped in and this fighting went on until the Oslo Accords were signed. "Intifada." Intifada. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    Both Israel and the PLO signed the Declaration of Principles, which caused the Palistinian Authority to be formed. They were incharge of keeping control of the territory they controled. Because of this Israel took it's military out of the Gaza Strip. The PLO finally reconized Israel as a country. Both blame each other for not fulfilling their obligations. "After 20 Years, Oslo Accords Are Just a Faded Memory | Toronto Star." N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • Israel and Jordan Sign a Peace Treaty

    Israel and Jordan Sign a Peace Treaty
    Because of the treaty Egypt and Israel signed, the U.S helped Jordan and Israel get peace. Because of this "trade, business, relations, tourism, cultural exchanges, and scientific cooperation has increased"(59). "Memories of Peace: A Return to Jordan." Ynet. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    America's president Bill Clinton brought Israel's Prime Minister
    edud Barak and Palistinain president Yasser Arafat to Camp David where diplomatic negotiations took place. These meetings were done is secret. The goal of the summit was to make peace but Palinstine's president did not feel that the deal was right and declined it "Camp David Accords Fast Facts -" CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015..
  • The Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada
    On going event Israel was frustrated that there was still no peace. Both the Palestinians and the Jews thought that that was their holy land. Because of this fights broke out and because of that Palestinians were victimized. "Thousands Mark Second Intifada Anniversary in Gaza." Ynet. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May
  • Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier

    Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier
    On going vent Israel built scurity barrier that separated civilians from terrorists. Safer commmunitites were created but there was still frustration and no peace. "Israeli West Bank Barrier." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Arab Peace Initiative Is Propsed

    Arab Peace Initiative Is Propsed
    Abdullah of Saudie Arabia wanted peace in Arab countris and offred Israel peace if they gave back land, Israel declined because it was their land and for the first time there was peace. "March 28: Arab League Peace Initiative." Jewish Currents. N.p., 27 Mar. 2013. Web. 08 May
  • The Roadmap For Peace Is Proposed

    The Roadmap For Peace Is Proposed
    The quartlet (US, Russia, European Union) devised a plan for peace. Hamas was the leader of the Arab state. They were a terrorist organization to destroy Israel. "Road Map for Peace." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Israel Disengages From Gaza

    Israel Disengages From Gaza
    Ariel Shaman moved ahead and wanted Israel out of the Gaza strip. Israel moved and is critized because they did not have a choice. When+was+the+gaza+flotilla+incident - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Hamas Is Elected

    Hamas Is Elected
    Palestinians elect Hamas members over PLO Fatah party. Believed that the voting proccess was corrupt. Hamas calls destruction of Israel ad killing of Jews. They have claimed responsibility for humans of terrorist attacks. Many western nations imposed sanctions and suspended aid to palestinian authority. "Hamas+is+elected - Google Search." Hamas+is+elected - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 08
    May 2015.
  • The 2006 Lebanon War

    The 2006 Lebanon War
    Hezbollah organization commitd to destroying Israel. They launched aistrikes at Israel. Lebanons transportation infrastructure was damaged. Many cicilians were killed and a lot of property damage. "2006+lebanon+war - Google Search." 2006+lebanon+war - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 08
    May 2015
  • The Battle Of Gaza

    The Battle Of Gaza
    Tension between Hamas and the PLO Fatah raises. The Palestinian president dssolved Hmas government because of militants attacking Fatah members. Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here's What You Need To Know." Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here's What
    You Need To Know. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • The Gaza War

    The Gaza War
    Israel attacked Hamas targets to stop rocket attacks on southern Israel and to disrupt terrorist infrastructure. Hundreds of militants were destroyed. Hamas launvhed attacks from urban areas so there were many civilian casualties. "Israeli Disengagement from Gaza." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
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  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Israel and Egypt began the blockade of Gaza. They inspected all goods that came into the city to prevent weapon smuggling, Palestinian ships were sent to breaj the blockade. Israeli commandos boarded the ships to be inspectd after the ships declined to be inspected. The commandos were attacked with pipes and knives in one ship but they were eventually able to take control of all of the ships.
  • The Arab Spring

    The Arab Spring
    In 2010 citezns in the Arab states began to protest against Autocratic and Oppressive govrnments. The Egyptian president resigned and long term changes and Arab-Israeli conflict with peace is not clear. "Arab Spring." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.