Arab Israeli conflict

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declared independence. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and iraq attacked isreal. Isreal gained land from this. Egypt gained the gaza strip and jordan gained the west bank and east jerusalem.
  • Settlement construction begins

    Isrealis start to build settlements in the west bank and turn the 3,000 settlers into 300,000. It becomes and issue for the palistiniens and the future of the plaistiniens.
  • The six day war

    The six day war
    Egypt blockaded Isreal. Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq moved troops to isreals borders and made threatining statements. It ends on June 10th, 1967. Isreal captured the West Bank and east Jerusalem from jordan, the golan heights from syria, and the gaza strip and all of the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt.
  • Attrition battles

    Attrition battles
    During the 1967 war, Isreal gained land from egypt, Jordan, and syria. Egypt later sent small attacks on Isreali positons which continued until Anwat Sadat came to power. This lead to the PLO attacking Israeli personal, and civilians from bases in Jordan. The Jordan attacking the PLO and threw them out of the country. It ends in August 7, 1970
  • Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur
    Egypt and syria Isreal on its holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur, but the isrealis hold it off. The Us asks Isreal to pull from the territorys they conqured in 1967, they later reclaim the territory.
  • Egypt and Israel sign a peacy treaty

    Egypt and Israel sign a peacy treaty
    Egypt proposes a peace agreement, because staying in the state of war is hurting there economy. This agreement lead to the "Land For Peace" agreement.
  • 1982 Lebonon war

    1982 Lebonon war
    Israeli troops advanced as far as beirut and succeded in expleling the PLO leadership from Lebanon to tunisia. Israelis were buffer zone and prevented widepsread terrorist uncursions into israel.
  • The First Infinada

    The First Infinada
    Palestines in the gaza strip and west bank engaged in an uprising or Infinada.
    Ended in 1993 Plaestinans used suicide bombings to kill citezens and the same amount of israelis died in plaestine.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    The Oslo Accords was a set of agreements signed by Israel and P.L.O. However Israel and Palestine accused each other of not fulfilling their obligations.
  • Israel and Jordan sign a peace treaty

    Israel and Jordan sign a peace treaty
    Jordan and Israel sign a peace treaty. Trade, business and cultural exchange increased between the two countries.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    Israel offered Palestine the West Bank. Arafat thought that wasn't enough, refused the offer and made no counter offer.
  • The Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada
    Muslums went to a jewish temple claiming they wanted to help. This started the Second Intifada. There was a lot of bloodshed for both the Muslims and Jews.
  • Arab peace Initiative is Proposed

    Arab peace Initiative is Proposed
    Prince Abdullah proposed a peace initiative that stated palestine was to be recognized as independant and that the they get some of their land back.
    Israel rejected the first real Palestinian peace proposal.
  • Israel begins constructing the West Bank Barrier

    Israel begins constructing the West Bank Barrier
    A security barrier is built to seperate terrorists from citizens to prevent suicide bombings.
    The barrier creates problems for commuters and seperates Palestine from Israel but does prevent bombings
  • The Roadmap for peace is Proposed

    The Roadmap for peace is Proposed
    The Roadmap for Peace was supported by the U.S.,Russia, Europe and the U.N. It suggested an independant Palestine.
    However Hamas, a terrorist orginization, took over and stopped its progress.
  • Israel Disengages from Gaza

    Israel Disengages from Gaza
    Ariel Sharon went ahead with the seperation of Israel and Palestine. Israel withdrew from Gaza and Palestine was able to govern the Gaza Strip themselves. As a result Israel fired more rockets and bombs into Palestine.
  • Hamas is Elected

    Hamas is Elected
    Hamas is "elected" into power of Palestinian government. They conducted many terrorist attacks to destroy Israel and kill the jews. Western nations imposed sanctions
  • The 2006 Lebanon War

    The 2006 Lebanon War
    Hezbollah attacked Israel, launching rockets and killing soldires. Hezbollah hid in neighborhoods so when Israelis snet air strikes and a ground offensive they damaged their infrastructure and killed civilians.
    The war soon ended on August 14th the same year.
  • The Battle of Gaza

    The Battle of Gaza
    Hamas attacked Fatah members in Gaza. Mahmoud dissolved Hamas government but Hamas still controls Gaza and Palestinian Authority controls West Bank
  • The Gaza War

    The Gaza War
    Israel attackes Hamas in Gaza. Hundreds of militants died and civilians aswell. Gazas buildings and economy were damaged as well.
  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Israel and Egypt set a blockade into Gaza. They inspected all goods going into Gaza to prevent terrorists. 6 Turkish ships were over thrown for disobeying this new blockade. After this Israel and Turkey's aliance deteriorated.
  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring
    Arab states protested agaisnt oppresive government. Tunisian president left Tunisia and the Egyptian president resigned. The long term impact of the Arab Spring is still not clear.