Palestinian Liberation Organizationchairman Yassar Arafat (Palestine/ PLO), Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Israel) and then US president Bill Clinton in a face-to-face discussion worked out a plan for future relationships between Israel and the Palestinians. Essentially planned to allow the Palestinians to govern and retain their territories on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
When the leader of Israel’s opposition (Ariel Sharon) visited the temple mount which houses both the Al-Aqsa Mosque (the third most important holy site in Islam) and is also the holiest site in the Jewish faith.
Palestinian father and son Israeli reserve soldiers, lynched
Israel begins a unilateral withdrawal of nine thousand Jews from settlements in Gaza in August. Some settlers accept government compensation and leave voluntarily, while others are forcibly removed by the Israel Defense Forces