What was the Peres-Hussein London Agreement (1987)?

Introduction The London Agreement between King Hussein of Jordan and Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres was signed during a secret meeting held at the residence of Lord Mishcon in London on 11 April 1987. Also present in the meeting were Jordanian Prime Minister Zaid al-Rifai and Director General of the Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry,… Read More

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What the 2006 Lebanon War?

Introduction The 2006 Lebanon War, also called the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War and known in Lebanon as the July War[2] (Arabic: حرب تموز‎, Ḥarb Tammūz) and in Israel as the Second Lebanon War (Hebrew: מלחמת לבנון השנייה‎, Milhemet Levanon HaShniya), was a 34-day military conflict in Lebanon, Northern Israel and the Golan Heights. Refer to Arab-Israeli… Read More

What was the Yom Kippur War (1973)?

Introduction The Yom Kippur War, also known as the Ramadan War, the October War, the 1973 Arab-Israeli War or the Fourth Arab-Israeli War, was an armed conflict fought from 06 to 25 October 1973 between Israel and a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria. Refer to Arab-Israeli War (Disambiguation). The majority of… Read More

What was the War of Attrition (1967-1970)?

Introduction The War of Attrition (Arabic: حرب الاستنزاف‎ Ḥarb al-Istinzāf, Hebrew: מלחמת ההתשה‎ Milhemet haHatashah) involved fighting between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, PLO and their allies from 01 July 1967 to 07 August 1970. Refer to Arab-Israeli War (Disambiguation). Following the 1967 Six-Day War, no serious diplomatic efforts tried to resolve the issues at the… Read More

What was 1948 Arab-Israeli War?

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