A time­line of the Is­raeli-Pales­tinian con­flict

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1948: Is­rael de­clares in­de­pen­dence. Mass ex­o­dus of Pales­tini­ans. 1967: Is­rael de­feats armies of Egypt, Jor­dan and Syria in six days. Is­rael oc­cu­pies Si­nai Penin­sula, Gaza Strip, West Bank, East Jerusalem and Golan Heights. 1973: Syr­ian and Egyp­tian armies at­tack Is­raeli forces but are de­feated. 1982: First Le­banon War be­tween the PLO and Is­rael. Is­rael with­draws from Si­nai. 1987 to 1993: First Pales­tinian in­tifada, or up­ris­ing, against Is­rael’s oc­cu­pa­tion. 1993: Pales­tinian leader Arafat and Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Rabin sign the Oslo Ac­cords. 2000 to 2005: Sec­ond Pales­tinian in­tifada, which in­cluded sui­cide bomb­ings of civil­ians. 2002:- Con­struc­tion be­gins on the sep­a­ra­tion bar­rier in and around the West Bank. 2005: Is­rael uni­lat­er­ally with­draws set­tlers and sol­diers from Gaza. 2008 to 2014: The Is­lamist mil­i­tant or­ga­ni­za­tion Ha­mas and Is­rael fight three Gaza wars.

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