Britain gave support to the zionist movement by the Balfour Declaration
Britain fulfills the Balfour Declaration
To fulfill the Balfour Declaration Britain received the League of Nations mandate over palestine.
Over 500,000 jews had imigrated to palestine.
Just before the outbreak of WWII, Britain severely limited Jewish immigration to Palestine.
The last Shah ruled in Iran
arab league seeks to unify arab policy in world issues
Britain turns it over to UN
Britain turned the Palestine problem over to the UN they voted to relieve Britain of their mandate, place jerusalem under international control, and partition Palestine into separate Arab and Jewish states.
Israel proclaimed its independence, the Middle East's only modern democratic state.
Israeli War for Independence
Arabs defied the UN's request for a Jewish state and attack Israel.
arab states agree for temporary armistace made by ralph bunche
arabs blocked isreali waterways and guerrilla raids occured on the border communities
isreal invades egypt
isrealis invade egypt to destroy guerrilla bases and stop the aqaba blockade, they over run the sinai pennisula un sent their emergency force and isreal was free for ten years
opec founded organization petroleum exporting countries, purpose to increase oil revenue to its members
plo was formed, palistine liberation organization
Israel, Egypt, Jordan and not Syria sent delegates to Geneva for a peace confrence
arabs like plo
arabs declare plo to be the sole legitimate representative of the palestine people
plo accepted by the un as the voice of the palestine people
lebanon civil war
the lebanon civil war begins
Peace with Iraq
Under the shah Iran built up their army and made peace with Iraq
Syria sends troops
Syria sent 15,000 troops into Lebanon
Egypt visits Syria
Egyptian President Sadat got an invitation to visit Syria
A PLO squad landed on the Israeli coast and killed 30 civilians
David, Sadat, and Begin met to discuss the Sinai Peninsula
Shah faces opposition
The last Shah faced uncontrollable opposition by workers complaining about bad wages.
Iran and the US- and act of kindness
President Carter allows the Shah to enter the US for sugery and treatment for cancer.
The Israeli Egyptian peace treaty happened
Talks grew between Egypt, Israel, and the US the US urged that new Jewish settlements on the west bank harmfull to peace process
Iran hostage crisis
The United states broke diplomatic relations with Iran.
Israels Parliment proposed to release the 52 American hostages.
Saddam Hussein cancelled the treaty of 1975 and attacked Iran
The Syrain Soviet Treaty
President Carter sent out a mission to get the hostages from Israel.
President Reagan and the hostages
President Reagan was being inaugerated and the hostages from Israel were being relased on a plane back to America.
War rekindled and caused massive destruction
Lebanon civil war
Lebanese civil war resumed, Israeli armed forces bombed the Lebanese capital
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Israel warplanes bombed and destroyed an Iraqi Nuclear plant.
Anwaral-Sadat was assassinated by 4 egyptians.
US agreed to sell 8.5 billion dollars of military equipment to Saudi Arabia.
Israel formally annexed the strategic heights.
israel invades lebanon
isreal invaded lebanon and forced most plo guerillas out
Ayatollah Ichomeini Died
Iranians mounted a counter offensive and drove the Iraqi soldiers back
syria assists israel
syria assists israel in driving out the rest of the plo guerrillas
suicide bombers drove trucks into the US and French military compounds
President Reagan withdrew forces
US helps Iran
US sells weapons to Iran
Bolund ammendment barred Us aid to the contras
Poindexter and North
John M Poindexter head of NSC and Oliver North Assisted
President Reagan sends warships
President Reagan sent warships to Persian Gulf to escort Kuwait tankers
37 US sailors died when an Iraqi jet fired a missile at the US frigate Stark
Palestinians living inlands under Israeli control began an uprising called In'tifadah
Cease fire between Iran and Iraq after the 8 year war
Yasir Arafat proposed a peace plan and called upon Israel and Palestine to live peacefully
The term of President Amin Gemayel expired without a successor
muslim and christian members of Lebanon's parliment met in taif (saudi arabia) and they approved a new constitution
Poindexter and Oliver North convicted of obstructing justice.
Against the New Constitution
Syrian troops assaulted the presidential palace who were against the new constitution
Invasion of Kuwait
Lightning invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
US against Iraq
US congress voted to support military action against Iraq
Operation Desert Storm began
Operation Desert Storm began in Kuwait
US and Coalition
US and Coalition victory over Iraq
All charges were dropped against North.
Persian Gulf war
A series of peace talks began in Madrid, Spain
Likud Party to Labor Party
Israeli voters voted to turn out the Likud party to the Labor party
Plo and Israel peace
The PLO and Israel excepted peace and sign a document to prove it.
Jordan becomes arab nation
Plo and Israel signed a document to have Israeli troops withdraw from arab territories.