Israel and Palestine

  • Issuing of the Balfour Declaration

  • Arab Revolt Begins

  • Declaration of the State of Israel

  • Israel’s first national election takes place; David Ben-Gurion elected Prime Minister

  • Suez Campaign Begins

  • Six Days War Begins

  • UN Adopts Security Counsel Resolution 242

  • Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty Signed

  • srael signs a unilateral ceasefire in Israeli-Palistine disputes. Twelve hours later Hamas agrees to a week-long ceasefire.