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Arab-Israeli Relations

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declared independece. Egypt, Jordan Labanon, Syria and Iraq attacked Israel. Israel gained land. Egypt gained the Gaza strip and Jordan gained the West bank and East Jeruslem Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Jews became refugees.
  • Six Day War or The 1967 War

    Six Day War or The 1967 War
    Egypt blockaded Israel. Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq moved troops to Israel's borders and made threatening statements. Israel launched a preemptive strike. Israel captured the West Bank and east Jerusalem from Jordan, the Golan Heights from Syria, and the Gaza strip and all of the Sinai peninsula fro Egypt. More Palestinians and Jews became refugees. Terrorism became more common.
  • Settlement Construction Begins

    Settlement Construction Begins
    The land Gained by the Israelis during the 1967 war was open to settle in. Israel disrupted Palestine's future plans on building a city. Soon they must sign a peace treaty.
  • Attrition Battles

    Attrition Battles
    Israel allowed Egypt, Jordan, and Syria access to their newly taken over holy sites in Jerusalem. After a failed attempt in 1970 for the PLO to overthrow Jordans king, Jordans army, retaliated during the "Black September" In June 1971 Jorden succeeded in evicting the PLO.
  • The October War of Yom Kippur War

    The October War of Yom Kippur War
    United States told the Israelis to move out of their territories gained in the 1967 war. Syrian troops would have overrun the mainlands of Israel without the buffer zones. After-Israel didn't keep any additional land.
  • Egypt and Israel Sign a Peace Agreement

    Egypt and Israel Sign a Peace Agreement
    In 1979 Egypt became the first Arab country to recognize Israel and finally entered a peace treaty with it. Israel returned all of the Sinai and cleared all the Jewish families back to Egypt.
  • The 1982 Lebanon War

    The 1982 Lebanon War
    Terrorist attacks by the PLO continue and increase until it causes the Israelis to attack. Israel takes control of Tunisia and Israel pulled into the Lebanon Civil War.
  • The First Intifada

    The First Intifada
    Palestine gets angry due to growing tension between them and Israel. Palestine attacks Israel with weapons provided by PLO. Israel is forced to kill many palestines due to this.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    A set of agreements to bring peace to the PLO and Israel. Both accuser each other of not following the agreement and tension between them continuous to grow.
  • Israel and Jordan sign a Peace Treaty

    Israel and Jordan sign a Peace Treaty
    With of the United States Israel and Jordan sign a peace treaty. This helps the countries connect socially and economically.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    Bill Clinton brought Edun Barak and Yasser Afaft to Camp David. Peace wasn't archived at the summit. Afaft refused to compromise with Barak making the meeting pointless.
  • The Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada
    Frustration due to lack of peace between nations causes rioting again. Both sides respond with violent actions cause many to lose their lives
  • Arab Peace Initiative is Proposed

    Arab Peace Initiative is Proposed
    Prince Abdallah proposed an agreement. Israel welcomes the agreement but doesn't accept it. Endorsed again in 2007 and it was the first time the Arab League sent an official to Israel
  • Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier

    Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier
    Increased number of terrorist attacks made Israel create a barrier. Because of this new barriers many palestines are angered due to that fact that they are now separated from businesses, their work, and their loves ones.
  • The Roadmap for Peace Is Proposed

    The Roadmap for Peace Is Proposed
    This plan was proposed in 2003 for peace by the Untied States, Russia, The European Union, and The United Nations. Mohmand Abbas dissolved the Hamas Government but then in 2007 it was put back into place
  • Israel Disengages from Gaza

    Israel Disengages from Gaza
    The Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdraws form Palestine territories. Ever since the disengagement from Gaza Strip the number of terrorist attacks from there to Israel has increased.
  • The 2006 Lebanon War

    The 2006 Lebanon War
    He Hezbolla- radical Islamic organization who wants to destroy Israel . Lebanon ended up being destroyed by all of the fighting going on.
  • The Battle of Gaza

    The Battle of Gaza
    The Palestinian election of 2006 created tension between Hamas and the PLO Fatah. The Hamas attacked Fatah members in the Gaza Strip. In return Mahmoud Abbas (the Palestinian president) dissolved the Hama government.
  • Hamas is Elected

    Hamas is Elected
    Palestine elected a majority of Hamas member into government positions. Western nations helped Palestine authority until they accepted the previous agreement.
  • The Gaza War

    The Gaza War
    December 27, 2008 - January 18, 2009 Israel Attacked Humas Targets in Gaza in order to try and stop rocket attacks and weapon smuggling. Many civilian deaths and Gaza was destroyed due to the humas attacks were based out of the city.
  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Israel and Egypt put up a blockade of Gaza that troops stayed at to inspect all the goods. May 2010 six ships tried to break the blockade but informants of the Israelis ruined their plan. Now Turkey ad Israel aren't on good terms even though they were once allies
  • The Arab Springs

    The Arab Springs
    The Arab Spring was when the Arab people protested against the autocratic and oppressive governments. The protests became stronger and eventually pushed the Tunisian President out of power on January 14, 2011, and the Egyptian President on February 11, 2011. The peace process is still not clear for the Israeli-Arab conflicts.