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Conflict Timeline

  • Al- Fatat

    Muslim intellectuals and politicians from throughout the Levant formed Al-Fatat, a small Arab nationalist club in Paris.
  • Peace Conference

    The Supreme Council of the Peace Conference decided that the Ottoman Empire's Arab provinces would not be returned to Turkey.
  • Arab Demonstration

    A second large Arab nationalist demonstration takes place in Jerusalem.
  • Brittish High Commisioner

    British High Commissioner Herbert Samuel pardons Jews and Arabs involved in the 1920 disturbances, including Mohammad Amin al-Husayni.
  • Establishment

    The United States Senate and House of Representatives adopt a joint resolution favouring "the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people."
  • Mandates for dayzzzz

    British Mandate for Palestine and French Mandate for Syria come into operation.
  • Many Jews injured

    The 1929 Palestine riots erupt due to a dispute between Muslims and Jews over access to the Western Wall. 133 Jews killed and 339 wounded (mostly by Arabs); 116 Arabs killed and 232 wounded (mostly by British-commanded police and soldiers).
  • More dead Jewish people

    Hebron massacre: 67 Jews are massacred by Arabs. Many incidents of rape, torture, and mutilation are reported.
  • Black Hand Leader Killed

    The leader of the Black Hand, Sheikh Izz ad-Din al-Qassam is attacked and killed by the British.
  • Peel Commission

    The Peel Commission proposes a partition plan, rejected by the Arab leadership as it included a Jewish state. The Jewish opinion was divided as Jewish immigration was limited to only 12,000, and the Twentieth Zionist Congress ultimately rejected the proposal as well.
  • Planz for dayz

    The Woodhead Commission reverses the Peel Commission's findings, considers two alternative partition plans, and reports in November that partition was impracticable.
  • White Paper

    The White Paper of 1939 calls for the creation of a unified Palestinian state. Even though the White Paper states its commitment to the Balfour Declaration, it imposed very substantial limits to both Jewish immigration (restricting it to only 75,000 over the next 5 years), and Jewish ability to purchase land.
  • Formation of Muslim Waffen SS

    Al-Husayuni and Hitler meet in Germany to create Muslim Waffen SS and prevent Jews from escaping Nazis and going to Palestine.
  • German-Arab attack Palestinian Jews

    A joint German-Arab commando unit was dispatched into Palestine with chemical weapons to attack the Jews of Tel Aviv in became is known as operation ATLAS.
  • Palestinians Arabs start "Civil War"

    Palestinian Arabs react violently and fighting broke, known as the "Civil war".
  • Jerusalem riots

    The Arab Higher Committee declared a strike and public protest of the vote on the Partition Plan. Arabs turn to center of the city when Brits try and hold them back.
  • Haifa Oil Refinery massacre

    Irgun militants hurl two bombs into a crowd of Arab workers. Six were killed and 42 injured.
  • Arab Socialism

    In a new wave of Arab socialism, the Ba'ath party takes power in Iraq and Syria. Among the key targets of the Ba'ath is the support of the Palestinian cause.
  • Yasser Arafat

    Yasser Arafat, head of the Fatah party, is appointed chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, replacing Ahmad Shukeiri, after Fatah becomes the dominant force in the PLO.
  • Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty.

    Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty. Egypt becomes the first Arab country to officially recognize Israel.
  • Sana'a Mouhadlyof the Syrian Social Nationalist Party

    Sana'a Mouhadlyof the Syrian Social Nationalist Party detonates herself in an explosive-laden vehicle in Lebanon, killing two Israeli soldiers and injuring two more, becoming the first reported female suicide bomber.
  • When the U.S.-led coalition fought to get Saddam Hussein

    When the U.S.-led coalition fought to get Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait, Hussein attempted to draw Israel into the war and fired 39 Scud missiles into Israel. To avoid disrupting the U.S.-led coalition, Israel did not retaliate.
  • Mehola Junction bombing, the first suicide attack by Hamas

    Mehola Junction bombing, the first suicide attack by Hamas. One Palestinian bystander was killed by the blast, and eight Israeli soldiers were slightly injured.
  • that the Israeli and Palestinian sides could more effectively carry out

    Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasser Arafat sign the Wye River Memorandum at a summit in Maryland hosted by Bill Clinton. The sides agreed on steps to facilitate implementation of the Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip of September 28, 1995 and other related agreements including the Hebron Protocol of January 17, 1997 so that the Israeli and Palestinian sides could more effectively carry out their reciprocal responsibilities, including those relating to further redeployments and security
  • Annapolis Conference

    Annapolis Conference, a peace conference marked the first time a two-state solution was articulated as the mutually agreed-upon outline for addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The conference ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties.
  • Egypt-Israel border attack

    September 2012 Egypt-Israel border attack. Militants open fire on Israeli soldiers and civilian workers. 1 soldier is killed.[136]