Arab-Israeli Relations

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declared independance. Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq declared war on Israel. Egypt, Jordan, and Israel both gained land, and hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Jews became refugees.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day 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 got the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, and all of the Sinai Peninsula. There were more refugees and terrorism became common
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    Attrition Battles

    Israel launched a surprise attack on its neighboring countries. Egypt lost, but their allies (the Soviet Union) helped them recover. Israel also stole the Sinai peninsula.
  • Settlement Construction Begins

    Settlement Construction Begins
    Israeli settlements are Jewish[1][2] Israeli civilian communities[i] built on lands occupied by Israel since the 1967 Six-Day War.[3] Such settlements currently exist in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and in the Golan Heights. Settlements previously existed in the Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip until Israel evacuated the Sinai settlements following the 1979 Israel-Egypt peace agreement and from the Gaza Strip in 2005 under Israel's unilateral disengagement plan.
  • October War

    October War
    It was a war fought by the coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against Israel. Syria was exposed to military defeat and Israel seized even more territory in the Golan heights.
  • Roadmap for Peace is Proposed

    Roadmap for Peace is Proposed
    as a plan to resolve the Israeli–Palestinian conflict proposed by the Quartet on the Middle East: the United States, the European Union, Russia and the United Nations. The main ideas were: end the violence, stop settlement activity, reform Palestinian institutions, accept Israel's right to exist, establish a tangible Palestinian state, and reach a final settlement on all issues by 2005.
  • Egypt Israel Peace Agreement

    Egypt Israel Peace Agreement
    A peace treaty was signed that ended three decades of war between Egypt and Israel. Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed the treaty, and both won a Nobel Peace Prize.Israel returned the last part of the Sinai Peninsula
  • The 1982 Lebanon War

    The 1982 Lebanon War
    Israel invades the PLO to destory their social and militairy infrastructure. As a result, PLO civilians had left Beirut.
  • The First Intifada

    The First Intifada
    A Palestine uprising againts Israeli occupation of the West bank. Palestinian resistance was shut down, and Israel strives in employment by employing Palestinians.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    The Oslo Accords was an agreement signed in a meeting in secrecy meant to bring peace. The comprimise promised peace and finalized borders,
  • Israel and Jordan sign a Peace Treaty

    Israel and Jordan sign a Peace Treaty
    Peace treaty itself is signed at the crossing of Wadi Arabia. This sets up framework for sucessful peace, trade, and transport.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    It was to negotiate a final settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Parties were unable to come to an agreement, and Palestinian violence spread even more through Israel
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    The Second Intifada

    Second Palestinian uprising against Israel. The uprising suppressed the construction of the West Bank Barrier. Violence decreased as Israel withdrew from the West Bank
  • Arab Peace Initative Is Proposed

    Arab Peace Initative Is Proposed
    Ten sentence proposal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict, endorsed by the Arab League. At first it was rejected, but over time a cautious approach was taken to the solution.
  • Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier

    Israel Begins Constructing the West Bank Barrier
    Seperation banner built by the Israeli Government. The Government says it will protect civilians from terror attacks, but more bombings occur anyway.
  • Israel Disengages from Gaza

    Israel Disengages from Gaza
    was the withdrawal of the Israeli army from Gaza, and the dismantling of all Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip in 2005. Four small settlements in the northern West Bank were also evacuated.
  • Hamas Is Elected

    Hamas Is Elected
    The Hamas party wins election, and Ismailhan 'Yen ebcomes Palestine Prime Minister. The established government collapes with a violent conflict.
  • 2006 Lebanon War

    2006 Lebanon War
    34 day military conflict in Lebanon, Northern Israel and the Golan Heights.The war continued until a United Nations-brokered ceasefire went into effect in the morning on 14 August 2006, though it formally ended on 8 September 2006 when Israel lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon.
  • The Battle of Gaza

    The Battle of Gaza
    Military conflict between Hamas and Fatah that took place between the Gaza Strip. Eventually Hamas won and took over the Gaza Strip.
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    Gaza War

    A 3 week armed conflict between Palestinians and Israelis in the Gaza strip that ended in unilateral cease fire. Many people were killed and ended as a mutual stop
  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Military operation in Israel againts civilian ships. Aboard one of the ships was knives, clubs, slingshots, and bulletproof vests.
  • The Arab Spring

    The Arab Spring
    Democratic uprisings that spread through the Arab world, originating in Tunisia, and then spread through Europe and the Middle East and Asia. It ended a period of mass violence and started an atmosphere where people can freely talk about politics and their future and the government