Conflict in the Middle East

  • United Nations Resolution

    united nations wanted to divide British terriroty Palenstine into two states, Jewish and Arab
  • Israel declares independence

  • Invasion of Israel

    Iraq along with Lebanon invade Israel unsuccessfully
  • Suez War

    Nasser took control of Egypt's government, took control of the Suez Canal Company which had been under French and British control
  • Palestinian Liberation Organization established

    The goal of this organization was to establish a Palestinian nation. Yasser Arafat was the leader. The group launched terrorist attacks against Israel
  • OPEC Oil Crisis

    Arabs in OPEC said that U.S. couldn't have oil because of U.S. aid to Israel
  • Yom Kippur War

    Eygpt and Syria raided Israel to try and regain terrirorty
  • Camp David Accords

    Sinain Peninsula retuened to egypt after eygpt and israel sign peace treaty
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Iranian students storm U.S. embassy in Tehran. They took 60 hostages, all American
  • Persian Gulf War

    Operation Desert Storm to free Kuwait
  • Osla Accords

    Agreement of peace between Israel and the PLO
  • Jordan and Israel sign peace treaty

  • Afgahnistan War

    Led by Osama Bin Laden, the Taliban carry out attacks on September 11th, 2001. U.S. launches war against Taliban. Bin Laden killed on May 2nd 2011.
  • Iraq War

    U.S. says Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destruction. U.S. invades Iraq