Jan 06, 2010
Peter Beckwith, Sam Cychosz, Kenny Li, Christina Souphannavong, Nick Taylor, Jordan Koplitz & Josh Keck
Modern Israel established 1948 recording to UN partition Plan Confliction claims to the land makes repeating violence
Israel and Arab neighbors had three wars 1956, 1967, 1973
1967 - occupied Territories and seized Golan Heights from Syria, east Jerusalem, and West Bank from Jordan, Gaza strip & Sinai Peninsula in Egypt 1973 - the nations attacked back on Yom Kippur the holiest days in Jewish years. They failed and Israel built more homes for Jewish settlers Palestinian attacks bring Israeli response in 1960 the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was fighting Palestine leaded by
Yasser Arafat killing Olympic athletes and hijacking planes.
1993 – Yasir Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin signed the Oslo Accord
US and UN wanted peace so they organized negotiations with Golda Meir the first female prime minister but Israel was attacked during the negotiations. Israel and Egypt sign a peace accord in 1979 and Egypt got Sinai Peninsula back. Talks between Israel and Control of Golan Heights
According to the Bible and the Quran, both groups were given ownership (Jews and Muslims) to Israel. 2000 - Palestinian groups (like Hamas) upgraded terrorist attacks. Israeli PM demanded removal of Palestinian authority. Land Claims are wanted by many Palestinians to settle anywhere in Israel under “Right of Return”.
A large number of Palestinians in Israel. The future of Israeli settlements in the occupied territories. And Jerusalem is the third.
2004 - Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon launched a plan to withdraw Israeli settlements from Gaza, death of Yasir Arafat.
Israeli prime minister, Sharon launched a plan to withdraw Israeli settlements from Gaza, death of Yasir Arafat in 2004.
King Hussien , ruler of Jordan, finally made peace with Israel
Home to diverse ethnic and religious groups Mid-1990s – Arab and Israeli conflict was bringing problems to Lebanon Christians held most power because they were the largest group Govt. depend on the balance of Arab Christians, Sunni Muslims, Shiite Muslims, and Druze , who are people with a religion related to Islam Muslim Palestinians fled into Lebanon in areas in 1948, Muslims outnumbered Christians
Upset Lebanon religious balance
1975 – religious tensions put them in a civil war Christian and Muslim militias, which are armed groups of citizen soldiers, battled each other 1982 – Invaded southern Lebanon Lebanon to secure its borders
Beirut was slowly rebuilt and became the center of commerce after being demolished