Israeli and Palestinian conflict

  • 1948 War

    1948 War
    Israel declared independence. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq all attacked Israel; however, Israel gained land. Egypt gained the Gaza Strip and Jordan gained the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Hundreds of thousands of Paelestinians and Jews became refugees. Arab fighters take aim during the 1948 war. Digital image. Syria and the 1948 War in Palestine. The University of Oaklahoma, n.d. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Egypt blockaded Israel. Egyot, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq moved troops to Israel's borders and made threatning statements. Israel captured the West bacnk Gaza strip, and the Sinai Peninsula. More reffugees, terrorism became more popular The Six Day War. Digital image. Jewish Virtual Library. American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, n.d. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • Settlement Construction Begins

    Settlement Construction Begins
    The Israeli government approved the building of settlements in Sinai, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank. This made traveling for Palestinians in the West Bank harder. This was part of the peace negotiations. Israeli Settlement Near Jerusalem. Digital image. Sixteen Minutes to Palestine. N.p., 21 Mar. 2011. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • Attrition Battles

    Attrition Battles
    Israel attacked Egypt, Jordan and Syria. Isreal gained land from all of those countries. Isreal promised that Jerusalem would remain a city unified through all religions, with each one having access to their holy sites. Isreal said it would return other territories for peace and recogntion of its existance. Fighting lasted until Jordan succeeded in evicting the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) from the country.
    Attrition War. Digital image. Attrition War. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • The October War/ Yom Kippur War

    The October War/ Yom Kippur War
    Egypt and Syria atted Israel on the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. As a result, Israel ended up retaining the territories they captured in 1967, but did not keep any additional land after that. A wrecked Israeli tank during the early days of the Yom Kippur War. Digital image. Yom Kippur War Revelations Underline Gravity of Iran Dilemma Facing Israel Today. Times of Israel, 21 Sept. 2012. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • Egypt and Israel sign a Peace Agreement

    Egypt and Israel sign a Peace Agreement
    Egypt became the first Arab country to officially recognise Israel as its own state, and enter a peace treaty with them. As a result, Israel teturned the Sinai that were captured in 1967, removed Jewish families from the homes they established there. This treaty became a model for Israel's "Land for Peace" policy. Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter and Menachem Begin clasp hands on the North Lawn of the White House after signing the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty, March 26, 1979. Digital image. On This Day.
  • The 1982 Lebanon War

    The 1982 Lebanon War
    PLO units in southern Lebanon increasingly attacked communities in northern Israel. Isreal retalliated with attacks using bombs. Israel withdrew from most of Lebanon in 1985; however, Israel maintained a military presence in a section of southern Lebanon that served as a bufffer zone. This prevented terrorism in northern Israel. The Lebanon War (1982). Digital image. Y Net News. N.p., 30
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  • The First Intifada

    The First Intifada
    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank engaged in an uprising against Israeli control of those territories. As a result, as many Palestinian citizens were killed as the amount fighting. Palestinian women at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip confront Israeli soldiers over the mistreatment and arrest of Palestinian youths. Digital image. Fact Sheet: 25th Anniversary of the First Intifada. 972 Magazine, 10 Dec. 2012. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • The Oslo Accords

    The Oslo Accords
    The Oslo Accords were a set of agreements that began in 1993 when Israel and the PLO signed a Declaration of Principles. This led to the creation of the Palestinian Authority. Ultimately, the PLO formally recognized Israel as its own state and Israel recognized the PLO. Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat at the Oslo Accords signing ceremony. Digital image. Oslo I Accord. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 May 2015.
  • Israel and Jordan Sign a Peace Treaty

    Israel and Jordan Sign a Peace Treaty
    The USA lead a peace treaty between Israel and Jordan. Trade, business relations, tourism, cultural exchanges, and scientific cooperation increased between Israel and Jordan as a result of the Peace Treaty. Balloons released into the air during the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty signing ceremony at the Arava Terminal. Digital image. Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • The Second Intifada

    The Second Intifada
    Arial Sharon visisted a temple, fustration caused major conflicts. Peace protests failed, civilians were killed, misery for both sides presumed. Israeli soldiers in Nablus. Digital image. Second Intifada. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • The Camp David Summit

    The Camp David Summit
    Bill Clinton brought Israel and Palestinian presidents to Camp David, Maryland to negotiate and find a status agreement. Peace was not achieved, and further conflict followed. Camp David Peace Negotiations. Digital image. Camp David Summit. Time Magazine, n.d. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Arab Peace Initiative is Proposed

    Arab Peace Initiative is Proposed
    Prince Abdulla of Saudi Arabia propose peace of all Arab nations. They didnt rule out peace, recongintion, negotians, with Israel. Israel rejected to withdraw to pre 1967 borders. Arab Peace Initiative. Digital image. The Arab Peace Initiative. Aljazeera, 28 Mar. 2010. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Israel builds the West Bank barrier

    Israel builds the West Bank barrier
    Israel builds a new security barrier to seperate citizens and terrorists. Due to this, terrorisim decreased in Israel. West Bank Barrier. Digital image. Palestinians Say Israel Is Proposing West Bank Barrier as Future Border. Al Arabiya News, 28 Jan. 2012. Web.
  • The Roadmap for Peace is Proposed

    The Roadmap for Peace is Proposed
    Plan for peace proposed by the quartet in the US, Russia, European Union, and The United Nations. Invlovled steps of independence. No significant progress in peace was made. Road Map for Peace. Digital image. Road Map for Peace. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Israel disengages from Gaza

    Israel disengages from Gaza
    Prime Minister Ariel Sharon seperated Israel from Palestinian territories, determied that Israel will leave the Gaza strip. Instead, the number of rockets launched from Gaza into Israel increased. The last IDF soldiers leaving Gaza at the end of the 2005 disengagement. Digital image. Disengagement from the Gaza Strip. Israel Defense Forces, 12 June 2011. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Hamas is elected

    Hamas is elected
    The Hamas was elected by the majority of the Palistinians over the PLO. Many western nations imposed sanctions and suspended aid to the Palenstinian Authority. Hamas has claimed responsible for some acts of terrorism. Hamas supporters, carrying their party’s flags. Digital image. Hamas Election Victory: A Vote for Clarity. The Electronic Intifada, 26 Jan. 2006. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • 2006 Lebanon War

    2006 Lebanon War
    Hezbollah, a radical Islamist group claim to want to destroy Israel. They attacked soldiers and outposts. Many civlians where killed, property all over was damaged the Lebanese transportation ifrastructure was damaged. The southern city of Tyre, Lebanon, during the 2006 war with Israel. Digital image. Tyre (Sour), Lebanon. The Velvet Rocket, 30 Jan. 2012. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • The Battle of Gaza

    The Battle of Gaza
    There was a lot of tension between Hamas and the PLO. Hamas attacked the PLO along Gaza. Hamas eventually dissolved. As a result there were two Palenstinian governments in Gaza and the West Bank. The Battle of Gaza. Digital image. The Battle of Gaza. The Market Oracle, 19 June 2007. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • The Gaza War

    The Gaza War
    Israel attacked Hamas taregets in Gaza to remove terrorists and rocket installations. As a result, hundreds of militants were killed as well as many civilians. Gaza's buildings and economy were heavily damaged. Gaza War 2008. Digital image. Another War on Gaza? War in Context, 14 Nov. 2012. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Gaza Flotilla Incident

    Gaza Flotilla Incident
    Israel and Egypt blocked all shipping ports. A turkish cargo ship comes into secured water ways. Israeli commandos boarded the ship and wounded 8 of the turkish activists. This ruined the Israel and Turkey peace relations. The Mavi Marmara Leaving Istanbul. Digital image. Gaza Flotilla Raid. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 8 May 2015.
  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring
    Arab's started to protest agaisnt the oppressive rule in the arab states, they want democratic rule. Long term impact on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Arab Spring. Digital image. It’s Time for Brussels to Re-think Its Post-Arab Spring Strategy. Europe's World, 15 June 2014. Web. 8 May 2015.