Arab-Israeli conflict

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declares independence from Britain after a UN (United Nations) resolution declares Israel is a independent country. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq attack Israel after UN resolution. Israel gains land which they didnt have before such as Jerusalem, Yaffa-Tel Aviv, and parts of Northern Israel.
    Citation: "Israeli War of Independence: Background & Overview." Background & Overview. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Egypt blockades Israel's ports and them, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq moved troops to Israel's borders and threaten to attack Israel. Israel then launches a preemptive strike and within six days Israel captured East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Sinai Pennisula.
    Citation: Nazar, IDF ND. Web
  • Attrition Battles

    Attrition Battles
    Israel ends up gaining land from Egypt, Jordan, and Syria(Sinai, Golan Heights, and East Jerusalem). PLO forced out of Jordan after war with Jordanian government. No agreement for peace between Israel and Arab countries.
    Citation:"IDF ARMOR חיל השריון-צה"ל." : War of Attrition 1968 -1970. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Settlement Construction

    Settlement Construction
    Israel begins building settlements(communities) in conquered territory. From the start the settlements were highly debated.
    Citation: "Palestinians Threaten to Sue Israel over Settlements - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Yom Kippur War

    Yom Kippur War
    Egypt, and Syria attack on holiest day for Jews. Egypt and Syria make quick gains of Israeli territories. Israel repelled the attacks and Egypt and Syria surrendered.
    Citation: "Yom Kippur War Revelations Underline Gravity of Iran Dilemma Facing Israel Today." The Times of Israel. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Egypt and Israel peace agreement

    Egypt and Israel peace agreement
    Egypt becomes first Arab country to agree to a peace agreement with Israel. Israel as part of peace agreement gives up Sinai pennisula.
    Citation:The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty." Ynet. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • 1982 Lebanon War

    1982 Lebanon War
    PLO attacks communities in Northern Israel, PLO leadership expelled from Lebanon.
    Citation:"What Was the 1982 Lebanon War? - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict -" ProConorg Headlines. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • The First Intifada

    The First Intifada
    Palestineans organize rebellion against Israel, due to a lot of inhouse fighting Palestineans kill as many of each other as Israeli's kill of them. Failed uprising and instead of independenceva bunch of milirtary groups lobby for power.
    Citation:"Moments in U.S. Diplomatic History." Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    PLO and Israel agree to peace agreement resulting in reduced Israeli military presence in the West Bank and Gaza. Peace agreement fails with both sides accusing other side of not fulfilling agreement.
    Citation:"1993 Oslo Agreement." BBC News. BBC, 06 May 2008. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Israel and Jordan Peace Agreement

    Israel and Jordan Peace Agreement
    Jordan and Israel sign peace agreement which greatly improves Jordanian and Israeli relations. Jordan becomes Israel's greatest ally in the middle east.
    Citation:"The Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty." Ynet. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    Attempt for peace agreement between Israel and Palestine which Palestinean president Yasser Arafat refused to sign. Arafat did not agree to any of the U.S. proposed agreements.
    Citation: "Camp David Accords Fast Facts -" CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • The Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada
    An Israeli opposition leader visited a Jewish temple mount, a place that is holy to both Muslims and Jews. This sparked violence due to the Palestinians thinking his visit was provocative, and the Israelis claimed that it was planned by the Palestinians. There were many terorist attacks on each territories. Brown, David. Second Intifada. Digital image. N.p., 12 July 2014. Web.
  • Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier

    Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier
    Israel was forced to respond to suicide bombings by building a giagantic wall surrounding it's citizens in the west bank. It did immesly reduce the amount of bombings thogh it created many difficulties with entering the city. Bronner, Ethan. Israel West Bank Wall. Digital image. N.p., 30 Sept. 2008. Web.
  • Arab Peace Initiative Is Propesed

    Arab Peace Initiative Is Propesed
    The Beirut Summit of the Arab League was held and crown prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia propesed a peace initiative. It offered Israel peace in exchange for all the territory captured since 1967. Arab Peace Initiative. Digital image. Cartoon In Saudi Paper. N.p., 8 May 2015. Web.
  • The Roadmap for Peace Is Proposed

    The Roadmap for Peace Is Proposed
    The United States, Russia, the European Union, and the United Nations put together a plan called "The Roadmap." It was devised to secure Israel and an independent Palestinian state. Road Map for Peace. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., 17 Apr. 2015. Web.
  • Israel Disengages from Gaza

    Israel Disengages from Gaza
    Israels prime minester withdraws from the Gaza strip and the west bank. The idea was very contriversal due to Israeli soldiers making Israeli citizens in the area leave.
    Citation:"Israeli Disengagement from Gaza." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 May 2015.
  • Hamas Is Elected

    Hamas Is Elected
    The people from Palestine elect a new leader named Hamas, who rejects all previous agreements with Israel. He is focused on killing Jews and destorying Israel. Shaul, Mishal. Hamas. Digital image. Hamas. N.p., 8 May 2015. Web.
  • The Lebanon War

    The Lebanon War
    Hezbollah, which is a radical organization focused on destorying Israel, decided to attack an Israeli army unit. They then started firing rockets at Israel which sparked a huge war. Soloman, Erika. 2006 Lebanon War. Digital image. World Wrap. N.p., 12 July 2009. Web.
  • The Battle of Gaza

    The Battle of Gaza
    Hamas decided to attack the Palestinian athority and the attacked and assassinated members of the Futah throughout Gaza. The Palestinian authority responded by dissolving his government. Second Battle of Gaza. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., 8 May 2015. Web.
  • The Gaza War

    The Gaza War
    Between December 27, 2008 and January 18, 2009, Israel targeted Hamas strongholds in Gaza due to ongoing rocket attacks on Israel from Hamas. Also it limited weapon smuggling into the area. Slifkin, Natan. Gaza Killed Palestine. Digital image. Http:// N.p., n.d. Web.
  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Hamas had seized control from the Palestinian authority, Egypt and Israel had to make a blockade to prevent smuggling. Soon after ships from Turkey sailed over to destroy the blockade. The peace between Turkey and Israel from 1949 was broken after the attack. Dam, Arend Van. Gaza Flotilla. Digital image. Blockade Political Cartoons. N.p., n.d. Web.