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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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    Arab-Israeli War

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    Retribution Operations Punishment

    The Palestinian village Sharafat was attacked by the Israeli army, with 9 villagers shot dead.
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    Armistice lines murders

    68 Israelis, including 42 civilians, were killed by Palestinian infiltrators. The Israeli army killed a monthly average of 33 people crossing the armistice lines, including 78 in March and 57 in April. The Israeli army landed an attack, named Bayt Jala, which killed six Palestinians.
  • Six Jordanians dead

    At least six Jordanian soldiers were sniped dead by Israelis from West Jerusalem.
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    Operation "Viper on the Track"

    7 West Bank villages and a Bedouin camp in Israel were attacked by the Israeli army.
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    Operation "Vengeance and Reprisal"

    4 West Bank villages, including al-Khader and Surif, were attacked by the Israeli army, shooting 6 people dead.
  • Qibya massacre

    Unit 101, commanded by Ariel Sharon, carried out a raid on the village of Qibya, killing over 60 Arabs.
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    Ma'ale Akrabim massacre

    The Arab gang attacked an Israeli civilian bus, killing 11 passengers on board.
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    Operation "Lion"

    Nahhalin village was attacked by the Israeli army, shooting 9 people: 4 National Guardsmen, 3 Jordanian soldiers, the village mukhtar and a woman.
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    Operation "Eye for an Eye"

    An Israeli company led by Ariel Sharon attacked a post on the Gaza border near Kissufim, killing 9 to 10 Palestinian gendarmes.
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    Start of Lavon Affair

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    Operation "Black Arrow"

    Ariel Sharon landed an Israeli attack on an Egyptian army base in the Gaza Strip, killing 40 people: 38 soldiers and 2 civilians.
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    Khan Yunis attack

    72 Egyptians and Palestinians were shot dead.
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    Kuntilla attack

    Ariel Sharon led a force of 200 Israeli paratroopers to attack Kuntilla, killing 12 Egyptian soldiers.
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    Operation "Volcano"

    The Israeli army attacked Egyptian troop positions in al Sabha and Wadi Siram, killing 81 of them.
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    Operation "Olive Leaves"

    A large Israeli force commanded by Ariel Sharon attacked Syrian positions east of Lake Tiberias. 48 Syrian soldiers and 6 civilians were killed.
  • Moshe Dayan rocket attack

    Moshe Dayan ordered the shelling of Gaza City's centre with 120mm mortars, having 57 civilians and 4 Egyptian soldiers killed.
  • Qalqilya police station attack

    Qalqilya police station attacked by an Israeli battalion-sized force that included armor and artillery. Between 70 and 90 Jordanians were killed.
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    Suez Crisis

  • Kafr Qasim massacre

    48 or 49 Arab civilians were killed by the Israel Border Police as they returned to their village from work.
  • Fatah formed

    Yasser Arafat founded Fatah to conduct guerrilla warfare operations against Israel.
  • Ba'ath Party took power in Iraq and Syria

    In a new wave of Arab socialism, the Ba'ath Party took power in Iraq and Syria. Among the key Ba'ath aims was the support of the Palestinian cause.
  • PLO founded

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    Six-Day War

  • Khartoum Resolution adopted three "no's"

    The Khartoum Resolution issued at the Arab Summit with eight Arab countries adopted the "three "no"s": 1. No peace with Israel; 2. No recognition of Israel; 3. No negotiations with Israel.
  • "Land for peace" formula

    The UN Security Council adopts Resolution 242, the "land for peace" formula, which has been the starting point for further negotiations.
  • Battle of Karameh

    Israel fought the Battle of Karameh against Fatah and Jordanian forces.
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    Beirut airport attack

    The Israeli army launched an attack on Beirut airport, destroying thirteen aircraft valued at US$43.8 million.
  • Yasser Arafat becomes chairman

    Yasser Arafat, head of the Fatah party, appointed chairman of the PLO, replacing Ahmad Shukeiri, after Fatah became the PLO's dominant force.
  • Al Aqsa Mosque fire

    Denis Michael Rohan, an Australian Christian working on an Israeli kibbutz, burned the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, causing extensive damage and destroying the 12th century minbar.
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    Rabat conference

    King Faisal of Saudi Arabia convened a conference in Rabat, Morocco, to discuss the arson attack on the Al Aqsa Mosque. The leaders of 25 Islamic states attended and the conference called for Israel to give up territory that they conquered in 1967. The conference also set up the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) pledged support for the Palestinians.
  • PLO expelled

    The PLO was driven out of Jordan, decamping to south Lebanon.
  • Avivim school bus massacre

    Palestinian militants from Lebanon attacked an Israeli school bus, killing twelve (mostly students) and wounding another nineteen.
  • Murder of the Aroyo children

    A Palestinian teenager threw a hand grenade into the moving car of the Aroyo family, bombing the children (aged 4 and 7) dead and injuring the parents.
  • Sabena airplane hijacked

    A Sabena airplane flying from Vienna to Tel Aviv was hijacked by four members of Black September and held at Lod Airport. The hijackers demanded the release of 100 Palestinian prisoners. Israeli paratroopers disguised as mechanics entered the aircraft, killed two of the hijackers and released 90 passengers.
  • Lod Airport massacre

    Acting on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Japanese Red Army members entered Lod Airport's waiting area and fired indiscriminately at staff, passengers and visitors. 24 people were killed and 78 injured.
  • 3 people bombed dead in Beirut

    PFLP spokesman and author Ghassan Kanafani and his 17-year-old niece killed by an Israeli car bomb in Beirut.
  • Tel Aviv grenade attack

    A grenade thrown within Tel Aviv's bus terminal, claimed to be retaliation for Kanafani's killing, injures 11.
  • Anis al-Sayigh injured

    Anis al-Sayigh, Director of the Beirut Center for Palestinian Affairs, was injured by an Israeli letter bomb.
  • Bassam Abu Sharif severely injured

    Bassam Abu Sharif, chief assistant to George Habash, badly injured by Israeli letter bomb delivered to PFLP offices in Beirut.