Arab Israeli War

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  • United Nations Partitions Palestine into Separate Jewish and Palestinian States

  • Israel Declares Its Independence

  • First Arab-Israeli War Begins

  • 700,000 Palestinians Become Refugees

  • Suez Crisis / Second Arab-Israeli War Erupts

  • "Six-Day War" Takes Place

  • Palestinian Members of Black September Murder 11 Israeli Athletes at 1972 Munich Olympics

  • "Yom Kippur War" Begins

  • Founding of Hamas

  • First Palestinian Intifada Begins

  • Israel and Jordan Sign Peace Treaty

  • Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin Assassinated

  • Beginning of the Second Intifada

  • Israel Assassinates the Leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

  • Israel Seizes Ship Carrying 50 Tons of Military Equipment

  • Hamas Suicide Attack Kills 30 Israeli Civilians during Passover Seder

  • Israel-Lebanon War

  • Annapolis Peace Conference Takes Place

  • Palestinians in Gaza Fire 60 Rockets into Israel

  • Palestinians in Gaza Begin Series of Rocket Attacks against Israel