The Middle East since the First World War

Timeline created by Poflow
In History
  • The Balfour Declaration

    The Balfour Declaration
    Guarantee of a Jewish state in Palestine
  • The White Paper

    The White Paper
    Limit Jewish immigration → Jewish protest
  • Attack on King David Hotel

    Attack on King David Hotel
    Irgun attack the British administrative headquarters for Palestine

    UN Special Committee on Palestine
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    Civil War

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    Arab-Israeli War

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    Suez Canal Crisis

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    Operation Musketeer

    British, Israeli & French make Suez Canal an international zone
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    Six-Day War

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    Yom Kippur War

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    War in Lebanon

  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    Signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
  • Washington Treaty

    Washington Treaty
    Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty
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    The First Intifada

  • Madrid Conference

    Madrid Conference
    Early attempt by the international community to start a peace process through negotiations involving Israel and the Palestinians as well as Arab countries including Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan.
  • Oslo Accord

    Oslo Accord
    Oslo conference between Arafat & Rabbin.
  • Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty

    Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty
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    The Second Intifada

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    Operation Defensive Shield

    Bombing of Arafat headquarters by Israel Defense Forces