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British issued the Arab Revolt led byZionist leaders meet at Over 5,000 Arabs were Arab states agree to armistice. Israel gained PLO founded. by Arabs. Husseini went to Iraqallotted toYom Kippur WarBritish White Paper (1939)destroys JewishEgypt. Egypt took the Palestine with the narrow zoneof Principles; "Commonwealth." Syrian Golan Heights. Following massive US4, 1995 Israeli Prime Minister sides, Israel succeeded in p
Haj Amin Al-Husseini. the Biltmore Hotel in New York Suez Campaign.postwar hundred Jews were killed
Israel War of Israel and killed, mostly by British. Several program (Biltmore 50% more The Biltmore was originally and then an end to the British Mandate and a Israel restricts onYom immigration.
and create their about Program). territory than Program recommended Nazi the UN Partition Plan.
Egyptian it by Germany. (October War). In demandedattack control over immigration to Suez canal and a goal of creating the other side. Syria PLO agree acknowledge eachother's existence. Nov. and Soviet resupplying of the Yitzhak Rabin assassinated
Peace treaty signed between Israel and Kippr,
surprise Jewish Oslo Declaration LikudJewish Israel andIsraeli and
on a leader reconquered the International court
Balfour Declaration, Independence. Results of The Palestinian President Gamal Iraqi nuclear Benjamin peace negotiations of Justice rules that
which promised a Declaration of escalating border National Charter Abdel Nasser reactor. Nethanyahu, is fail when Hafez the Israeli security
“National Home” for Israel as the raids and the (1968) officially closes the straits Oct. 6, 1981 elected Prime Assad refuses an barrier is against
the Jews in Jewish State and closure of the called for Israel to of Tiran to Israeli Egyptian President Minister in Israel. Israeli offer relayed international law
Palestine. British leave straits of Tiran be destroyed. shipping and Anwar Sadat is January 18, 1997 by President and must be taken
Palestine then and Suez canal ignores UN assassinated. Israelies and Clinton in Geneva. down. November
Egypt, Syria, to Israeli peacekeeping Palestinians decide March - April 11, 2004
Iraq, Lebanon, shipping, and to force. June 6, 1982 on Israeli 2002 Israel Palestinian
Jordan, Saudi prevent Egyptian Negotiations with Israeli invasion of redeployment in the conducts operation Authority President
Arabia declared use of newly US to once again Lebanon to fight West-Bank city of Defensive Wall in Yasser Arafat dies.
war on Israel. acquired Soviet open and the PLO. Hebron the West January 9, 2005
Egyptian, arms in a war, Straits of Tiran Bank,after a large Mahmoud Abbas
Jordanian, and Israel invades the fail. June number of elected President
Syrian invasion Sinai peninsula 5-11,1967 6-day Palestinian suicide of the Palestinian
begins. and controls it for war. Israel attacks on National Authority.
several months, destroys the civilians. Saudi
with the French Egyptian air peace initiative
and British. force, conquers adopted.
Sinai and Gaza,
the West Bank
from Jordan, and
from Syria. UN
called for Israeli