Introduction The 1948 (or First) Arab-Israeli War (15 May 1948 to 10 March 1949) was the second and final stage of the 1947-1949 Palestine war. It formally began following the end of the British Mandate for Palestine at midnight on 14 May 1948; the Israeli Declaration of Independence had been issued earlier that day, and… Read More
What was the 1947-1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine?
Introduction The 1947-1948 civil war in Mandatory Palestine was the first phase of the 1947-1949 Palestine war. It broke out after the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on 29 November 1947 recommending the adoption of the Partition Plan for Palestine. Refer to Arab-Israeli Conflict. During the civil war, the Jewish and… Read More
What was the 1947-1949 Palestine War?
Introduction The 1947–1949 Palestine war was a war fought in the territory of Palestine under the British Mandate. It is known in Israel as the War of Independence (Hebrew: מלחמת העצמאות, Milkhemet Ha’Atzma’ut) and in Arabic as a central component of the Nakba (Arabic: النَّكْبَة, lit. ’the disaster’). It is the first war of the Israeli-Palestinian… Read More
What was the Six-Day War (1967)?
Introduction The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מִלְחֶמֶת שֵׁשֶׁת הַיָּמִים, Milhemet Sheshet HaYamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, “The Setback” or حرب 1967, Ḥarb 1967, “War of 1967”), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab-Israeli War, or Third Arab-Israeli War, was fought between 05 and 10 June 1967 between Israel and Jordan, Syria, and Egypt. Relations between Israel… Read More
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