Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology
E.g., 2019/10/22
E.g., 2019/10/22
Event Date Subject
Ottoman Conquest of Palestine 1516
The Naqib al-Ashraf Rebellion 1703 - 1705
Acre Under Zahir al-Umar al-Zaydani 1746 - 1775
Acre Under Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar 1775 - 1804
Napoleon Bonaparte in Palestine February 1799 - May 1799
Tax Revolt in Jerusalem 1825 - 1826
Ibrahim Pasha in Palestine October 1831 - 1834
Uprising Against Egyptian Rule April 1834 - August 1834
International Intervention against Egyptian Rule in Bilad al-Sham 1839 - 1841
Establishment of European and American Consulates in Jerusalem 1839 - 1862
The Tanzimat Are Issued 18 February 1856
Ottoman Land Code, 7 Ramadan 1274 21 April 1858
Ottoman Law of the Provinces: Administrative Reorganization in Syria and Palestine 7 November 1864
Law Concerning Land Purchase by non-Ottoman Subjects, 7 Safar 1284 10 June 1867
Ottoman Education Law Is Passed 20 September 1869
Jerusalem Area Designated as a Sanjaq 1872
Sultan Abd al-Hamid II and the Ottoman Constitution 31 August 1876 - 19 December 1876
Jerusalem Representation in the Ottoman General Assembly 19 March 1877
Establishment of the First Zionist Colony in Palestine 1878 - 1883
Jewish Nationalism in Eastern Europe 1881 - 1884
Settlement of European Jews in the Ottoman Empire November 1881
Great Britain Invades and Occupies Egypt 1882
First Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine 1882 - 1903
Palestinian-Zionist Dispute 1886
European Powers Press the Ottomans on Jewish Immigration 1888
Administrative Reorganization in Syria and Palestine March 1888
Jerusalem Notables Oppose Jewish Immigration June 1891
Establishment of the Jewish Colonization Association September 1891
Building of the Jaffa-Jerusalem Railroad Line 1892
The Ottomans and Sale of Land to Jews in Palestine November 1892 - 1893
Publication of The State of the Jews by Theodor Herzl February 1896
Local Control of Zionist Land Purchases 1897
1st Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 29 August 1897 - 31 August 1897
2nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 28 August 1898 - 31 August 1898
Herzl Correspondence with Jerusalem Mayor 19 March 1899
3rd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 15 August 1899 - 18 August 1899
4th Zionist Congress Is Held in London 13 August 1900 - 16 August 1900
New Ottoman Regulations on Jewish Land Purchase 9 January 1901
Tiberias Palestinians Protest Jewish Land Acquisition July 1901
France and the Ottoman Empire Sign the Mytilene Agreements 2 November 1901 - 10 November 1901
5th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 26 December 1901 - 30 December 1901
Establishment of the Anglo-Palestine Company 1903
6th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 23 August 1903 - 28 August 1903
2nd Wave of Jewish Immigration 1904 - 1914
Theodor Herzl Dies; Replaced by David Wolffsohn 3 July 1904
Tiberias Palestinians Protest Again August 1904 - September 1904
Completion of the Hejaz Railway 1905
Publication of The Awakening of the Arab Nation in Asiatic Turkey by Najib Azoury January 1905
7th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 27 July 1905 - 2 August 1905
Establishment of the Rawdat al-Ma'arif al-Wataniyya al-'Uthmaniyya al-Islamiyya in Jerusalem 1906
8th Zionist Congress Is Held in the Hague 14 July 1907 - 21 July 1907
Zionist Evasion of Ottoman Regulations August 1907
Zionist-Palestinian Violence Breaks out in Jaffa March 1908
Young Turk Revolution July 1908 - December 1908
Palestinians Participate in the Establishment of Arab Nationalist Societies September 1908 - 1912
Establishment of Palestinian Newspaper al-Karmel in Haifa December 1908
Foundation of Tel Aviv 1909
Foundation of the Zionist Paramilitary Group Hashomer 1909
Establishment of al-Madrasa al-Dusturiyya, Jerusalem 1909
Palestinian-Zionist Clashes Near Nazareth February 1909 - April 1909
Ottoman Parliamentarians Protest Zionist Objectives July 1909
9th Zionist Congress Is Held in Hamburg 26 December 1909 - 30 December 1909
Arab Ottoman Parliamentarians Address Minister of Interior June 1910
Publication of Zionism by Najib Nassar 1911
Establishment of Filastin Newspaper in Jaffa January 1911
First Major Debate on Zionism in Ottoman Parliament March 1911 - May 1911
10th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 9 August 1911 - 15 August 1911
European Powers Renew Pressure on the Ottomans to Ease Zionist Land Acquisition in Palestine January 1912
Ottoman Parliamentary Elections Are Held April 1912 - August 1912
Provisional Law Concerning the Right of Certain Corporate Bodies to Own Immovable Property, 22 Rabi' al-awwal 1331 1 March 1913
Provisional Law of Disposal of Immovable Property, 5 Jumada al-ula 1331 12 April 1913
11th Zionist Congress Meets in Vienna 2 September 1913 - 9 September 1913
Railway Lines in Palestine 1914
World War 1 1 August 1914 - February 1915
Hussein-McMahon Correspondence 14 July 1915 - 30 March 1916
Signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement 16 May 1916
Start of the Arab Revolt June 1916
British Palestine Campaign March 1917 - September 1918
Russian Revolution Brings the Bolsheviks to Power 8 March 1917 - 8 November 1917
Balfour Declaration Is Made 2 November 1917
Arrival in Palestine of the Zionist Commission April 1918
Establishment of Muslim-Christian Societies October 1918 - December 1918
Proclamations No. 75 and No. 76 on Immovable Property 18 November 1918
The King-Crane Commission Tours the Region and Makes a Recommendation January 1919 - August 1919
3rd Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine 1919 - 1923
1st Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 27 January 1919 - 10 February 1919
Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations Covenant Signed 28 June 1919
General Syrian Congress Is Held in Damascus 2 July 1919
Covenant of the League of Nations Enters into Force 10 January 1920
The General Syrian National Congress Proclaims the Independence of Syria 27 February 1920 - 8 March 1920
Anti-Zionist Disturbances Break out in Palestine; Palin Commission of Inquiry April 1920
San Remo Conference 25 April 1920
Scheduled Second Palestinian National Congress Cannot Meet 15 May 1920
Founding of the Haganah, the Jewish Paramilitary Organization June 1920
International Zionist Conference Meets in London July 1920
Palestine Civil Government 1 July 1920
French Occupy Damascus 24 July 1920
Advisory Council for Palestine Is Established October 1920
Mahlul Land Ordinance 1 October 1920
Transfer of Land Ordinance 1 October 1920
Establishment of the Histadrut December 1920
3rd Palestinian National Congress Meets in Haifa 13 December 1920 - 19 December 1920
Mewat Land Ordinance 16 February 1921
Prince Abdullah Is Named Emir of Transjordan 11 April 1921
May Day Clashes in Jaffa 1 May 1921 - 7 May 1921
Amin al-Husseini Elected Mufti of Jerusalem 8 May 1921
4th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 29 May 1921 - 4 June 1921
12th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) 1 September 1921 - 14 September 1921
The Report of the Haycraft Commission of Inquiry on Jaffa Disturbances is Published October 1921
Transfer of Land Amendment Ordinance No. 2 8 December 1921
Regulation Concerning the Supreme Moslem Sharia Council 20 December 1921 - 9 January 1922
White Paper (Churchill) of 1922 Is Published 3 June 1922
The League of Nations Ratifies Britain’s Mandate over Palestine and Recognizes the Zionist Organization 24 July 1922
Promulgation of the Palestine Order in Council 10 August 1922
5th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Nablus 20 August 1922 - 1 September 1922
1st British Census of Palestine October 1922
Palestinians Boycott Elections February 1923 - March 1923
6th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jaffa 16 June 1923
Treaty of Lausanne is Signed with Ataturk's Turkey 24 July 1923
13th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad 6 August 1923 - 18 August 1923
Official Onset of British Mandate for Palestine 29 September 1923
Palestinians Reject Arab Agency Scheme 12 October 1923
Founding of the Arab National Party in Jerusalem 8 November 1923
4th Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine 1924 - 1928
Establishment of the Zionist Revisionist Movement 1925
Palestine Arab Workers Society Is Established 25 March 1925
Anti-Balfour Demonstrations in Palestine 25 March 1925 - 1 April 1925
14th Zionist Congress is Held in Vienna 18 August 1925 - 31 August 1925
Correction of Land Registers Ordinance, No. 12 16 February 1926
Collective Punishment Ordinance Is Issued 16 May 1926
Municipal Elections Are Held in Palestine April 1927
Powerful Earthquake in Palestine and Transjordan 11 July 1927
15th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 30 August 1927 - 11 September 1927
Land Settlement Ordinance No. 9 30 May 1928
7th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Jerusalem 20 June 1928 - 27 June 1928
Tension Over al-Buraq/ Western Wall 24 September 1928 - 30 October 1928
Islamic Conference in Defense of al-Buraq and Muslim Holy Places in Jerusalem 1 November 1928
White Paper (Amery) on Status Quo at al-Buraq / Western Wall 27 November 1928 - 27 December 1928
16th Zionist Congress Is Held in Zurich 28 July 1929 - 11 August 1929
Protection of Cultivators Ordinance No. 27 31 July 1929
al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances 15 August 1929 - 29 August 1929
1st Palestine Arab Women Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 26 October 1929
League of Nations Council Appoints a Commission on al-Buraq / Western Wall January 1930 - November 1930
Shaw Commission Report on al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances 31 March 1930 - 2 May 1930
4th Palestinian Delegation to London 1 April 1930 - 23 May 1930
Establishment of the Arab Bank in Jerusalem 21 May 1930 - 14 July 1930
Hanging of Palestinian Militants 17 June 1930
Hope-Simpson Report Is Published 1 October 1930 - 20 October 1930
White Paper (Passfield) of 1930 Is Published 20 October 1930
MacDonald's Reassurance to Weizmann 13 February 1931
Establishment of Irgun April 1931
17th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 30 June 1931 - 15 July 1931
Lewis French and the Palestine Development Scheme 19 July 1931 - December 1931
2nd British Census of Palestine November 1931
Pan-Islamic Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 7 December 1931 - 17 December 1931
Challenging the Pan-Islamic Congress, a Conference of the Palestinian Islamic Nation Is Convened 11 December 1931
An Arab National Conference Meets on the Sidelines of the Pan-Islamic Congress 13 December 1931
Arab Youth Congress Meets in Jaffa 4 January 1932
Establishment of the Istiqlal Party 2 August 1932
Establishment of the Arab National Fund September 1932 - 8 August 1935
Creation of the Arab Agricultural Bank 1933
Increase in Jewish Immigration from Germany 1933 - 1935
18th Zionist Congress Is Held in Prague 21 August 1933 - 3 September 1933
Protection of Cultivators Ordinance, No. 37 31 August 1933
General Strike in Palestine 27 October 1933
Murison Commission of Inquiry 4 January 1934
Death of Musa Kazim Husseini 26 March 1934
Foundation of Four Palestinian Parties December 1934 - October 1935
Oil Pipeline Connecting Northern Iraq to Haifa Opens Officially January 1935
19th Zionist Congress Meets in Lucerne 20 August 1935 - 4 September 1935
Nuremberg Laws and Jewish Immigration 15 September 1935
Arms Shipment to the Haganah October 1935
Death of Shaykh Izzeddin al-Qassam 12 November 1935 - 21 November 1935
Joint Memorandum of Palestinian Parties 25 November 1935
Revival of the Legislative Council Idea December 1935 - March 1936
First Phase of the Great Arab Revolt 15 April 1936 - 23 July 1937
Launch of the Great Revolt 15 April 1936 - 7 May 1936
Enactment of Emergency Regulations 19 April 1936
Rebels Launch Armed Resistance May 1936
British Violent Repression May 1936 - June 1936
British Secure Military Reinforcements May 1936 - September 1936
Appointment of the Peel Commission 18 May 1936
Memorandum of Arab Senior Government Officials to the High Commissioner 30 June 1936
British Authorities' Collective Punishment 4 August 1936
Fawzi al-Qawuqji Aids the Great Palestine Rebellion 25 August 1936
General Strike Called Off 11 October 1936
Peel Commission Investigates the Cause of the Great Palestinian Rebellion 11 November 1936 - 24 January 1937
Second Phase of the Great Arab Revolt July 1937 - September 1938
Peel Commission Issues its Report 7 July 1937
Palestinians Reject Peel Commission Report 23 July 1937
20th Zionist Congress Meets in Zürich 3 August 1937 - 16 August 1937
Arab National Congress Convenes in Bludan 8 September 1937 - 9 September 1937
British Commissioner Is Assassinated 26 September 1937
Arab Higher Committee Is Banned October 1937 - November 1937
Irgun Attacks on Palestinians 11 November 1937 - 14 November 1937
Charles Tegart's Means of Control 3 December 1937
Palestine Partition (Woodhead) Commission 4 January 1938
Irgun Attacks Against Palestinians Intensify July 1938 - August 1938
Third Phase of the Great Arab Revolt September 1938 - July 1939
Anti-British Operation and British Retaliation in al-Bassa 6 September 1938 - 10 September 1938
British Military Officers Replace Civilian Commissioners October 1938
The "International Parliamentarian Congress of Arab and Islamic Countries in Support of Palestine" Is Held in Cairo 7 October 1938 - 11 October 1938
The Eastern Women's Congress in Defense of Palestine Is Held in Cairo 15 October 1938 - 18 October 1938
British "Divide-and-Rule" Policy November 1938 - May 1939
Partition (Woodhead) Commission Report Is Published 9 November 1938
Jewish-Arab Attacks Resume 30 January 1939 - 26 February 1939
London Round Table Conference Convenes 7 February 1939 - 27 March 1939
Killing of Abd al-Rahim al-Hajj Muhammad 27 March 1939
MacDonald White Paper of 1939 Is Published 17 May 1939 - 23 May 1939
Wave of Irgun Attacks 2 June 1939 - 1 August 1939
21st Zionist Congress Meets in Geneva 16 August 1939 - 25 August 1939
Outbreak of World War II 1 September 1939
Military Recruitment in Palestine 3 September 1939
Stern Gang Calls for Alliance with Axis October 1939
Land Transfer Regulations 20 February 1940
Blowing up of SS Patria November 1940
Palmach Underground Is Established 14 May 1941
Killing of Avraham Stern February 1942
Zionist Biltmore Conference Is Held in New York 6 May 1942 - 11 May 1942
Support in the United States for a Jewish Army November 1942
Haganah Stockpiles Weapons March 1943
Arab National Fund Reestablished August 1943
Five-year Limit on Jewish Immigration Extended November 1943
British Recommend Partition December 1943
The US Congress Endorses the Biltmore Program in Joint Resolution January 1944
Stern Gang and Irgun Start Operations Against British January 1944 - March 1944
British Labour Party Favors Transfer of Palestinians May 1944
Alexandria Protocol and the League of Arab States 7 October 1944 - 22 March 1945
Stern Gang Assassinates Lord Moyne in Cairo 6 November 1944
US House of Representatives Supports Jewish Immigration to Palestine January 1945
Roosevelt and Ibn Saud Meet 14 February 1945
End of World War II 8 May 1945 - 15 August 1945
Pledge to Buy US Armament for the Haganah July 1945
Labor Victory in Great Britain 26 July 1945
Truman and Jewish Immigration to Palestine 31 August 1945
Coordinated Zionist Anti-British Activism 1 October 1945 - 31 October 1945
Bevin's Statement on Palestine 13 November 1945
Attempt to Reconstitute the Arab Higher Committee for Palestine 22 November 1945 - 29 May 1946
Organized Irgun and Lehi Anti-British Attacks 24 November 1945 - 19 January 1946
Palestinians Declare Strike to Protest Bevin's Policy Statement of November 1945 February 1946
Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry 6 March 1946 - 30 April 1946
An Irgun Attack on British 25 April 1946
Haganah's Plan Gimmel May 1946
Independence of the Emirate of Transjordan and Establishment of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 25 May 1946
Arab League Holds First Summit on Palestine in Anshas 28 May 1946 - 29 May 1946
President Truman Supports Jewish Immigration to Palestine 6 June 1946
Arab League Meets in Bludan and Supervises the Establishment of a Unified Palestinian Arab Higher Committee 8 June 1946 - 12 June 1946
Series of Zionist Anti-British Attacks 17 June 1946 - 22 July 1946
Round Table Conference on Palestine Held in London 25 July 1946 - 30 September 1946
Anglo-American Conference Meets in London 31 July 1946
Jewish Agency Partition Plan Secures US Endorsement 5 August 1946 - 14 August 1946
New Wave of Zionist Anti-British Attacks 9 September 1946 - 2 December 1946
22nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel 9 December 1946 - 24 December 1946
Irgun Operations Against British Resume 29 December 1946 - 28 January 1947
London Round Table Conference Reopens and Fails 27 January 1947 - 18 February 1947
Deadly Zionist Anti-British Attacks 28 February 1947 - 1 March 1947
British Refer Palestine to the UN 2 April 1947
Continuation of Zionist-British Confrontation 16 April 1947 - 26 April 1947
UN General Assembly Session on Palestine 28 April 1947 - 9 May 1947
General Assembly Resolution 106 (S -1) 15 May 1947
Casualties of Zionist Anti-British Attacks 16 May 1947
Zionist Attacks Against Palestinians 21 May 1947 - 15 August 1947
Stern Gang Letter Bombs Against Officials in London 5 June 1947
UN Special Committee on Palestine Prepares its Proposals 15 June 1947 - 3 September 1947
Irgun Kidnaps and Murders Two British Sergeants 11 July 1947 - 31 July 1947
Arab League Meeting on Palestine, in Sofar, Lebanon 16 September 1947 - 19 September 1947
Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question 23 September 1947 - 25 November 1947
British to Terminate Palestine Mandate 26 September 1947
Palestinians and Zionists on UNSCOP Partition Plan 29 September 1947 - 3 October 1947
Arab League Meeting on Palestine in Aley, Lebanon 7 October 1947 - 15 October 1947
US and USSR Endorse Partition 11 October 1947 - 13 October 1947
General Assembly Resolution 181 (II) 29 November 1947
The Haganah Implements Plan Gimmel 29 November 1947 - 1 December 1947
Palestinian Strike Against Partition Plan and Palestinian-Zionist Clashes 2 December 1947
Series of Zionist Attacks on Palestinians 6 December 1947 - 31 December 1947
Britain Recommends Date of Mandate Termination 8 December 1947
Arab League Rejects Partition Plan 8 December 1947 - 16 December 1947
Arab Liberation Army Organized 1 January 1948 - 9 January 1948
Series of Zionist Attacks 2 January 1948 - 26 January 1948
Palestinian Attacks 14 January 1948 - 19 February 1948
Zionist Military Preparations 14 January 1948 - 20 February 1948
Contingents of ALA Volunteers 21 January 1948 - 28 January 1948
British Break Arab Attacks 6 February 1948 - 10 February 1948
Zionist Attacks 14 February 1948 - 5 March 1948
Fawzi al-Qawuqji Enters Palestine 5 March 1948
Plan Dalet Finalized by the Haganah 10 March 1948
Palestinian Operations 11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948
Haganah Operations 11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948
US Apparent Hesitancy Toward Partition 18 March 1948 - 30 March 1948
Early Responses to Truce and Trusteeship Ideas 19 March 1948 - 20 March 1948
Plan Dalet Launched 1 April 1948
Security Council Resolutions S/RES/43 and S/RES/44 1 April 1948
Arms for the Zionist Forces 1 April 1948 - 14 May 1948
Operations Nachshon and Harel to Open Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Road 2 April 1948 - 21 April 1948
The Battle for Haifa and Its Surroundings 4 April 1948 - 23 April 1948
Unit of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Attacks Kfar Darom 10 April 1948
General Zionist Council Decides to Proclaim Jewish State on 16 May 12 April 1948
Fighting Around Jerusalem 12 April 1948 - 23 April 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/46 17 April 1948
Fall of Tiberias 18 April 1948
Trusteeship Plan for Palestine 20 April 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/48 23 April 1948
Operation Chametz and the Fall of Jaffa 24 April 1948 - 13 May 1948
Operation Jevussi for the Conquest of Jerusalem 26 April 1948 - 30 April 1948
Zionist Conquest of Eastern Galilee 28 April 1948 - 12 May 1948
Arab States (Reluctantly) Prepare for Intervention in Palestine 30 April 1948 - 12 May 1948
Arab Gains in Gush Etzion 3 May 1948 - 14 May 1948
Operation Maccabi and the al-Latrun Area 8 May 1948 - 13 May 1948
Operation Barak Toward the South 9 May 1948 - 13 May 1948
Control of Coastal Plain Haifa - Tel Aviv 13 May 1948 - 23 May 1948
GA Resolution A/RES/186 (S-2) 14 May 1948
State of Israel is Proclaimed in Tel Aviv at 4:00 P.M. 14 May 1948
Operation Ben Ami in Western Galilee 14 May 1948 - 17 May 1948
Operations Shfifon and Kilshon in Jerusalem 14 May 1948 - 28 May 1948
The British Mandate Ends. The US Recognizes the State of Israel on a de facto Basis 15 May 1948
Arab Armies Cross Palestine Borders 15 May 1948 - 19 May 1948
Israel's Law and Administration Ordinance 19 May 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/49 22 May 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/50 29 May 1948
1st Palestine Truce, Destruction of Palestinian Villages 11 June 1948 - 8 July 1948
Ahmad Hilmi Abd al-Baqi Is Appointed Military Governor of Jerusalem 16 June 1948
Abandoned Areas Ordinance 24 June 1948
Count Bernadotte's Palestine Plan 28 June 1948
Responses to Bernadotte's Plan 2 July 1948 - 5 July 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/53 7 July 1948
Israeli Military Operations at End of 1st Truce 8 July 1948 - 18 July 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/54 15 July 1948
Second Palestine Truce 19 July 1948 - 15 October 1948
Ethnic Cleansing During the Second Truce 24 July 1948 - 26 October 1948
Constantine Zuraik publishes Ma'na al-Nakba (The meaning of al-Nakba) in Beirut August 1948
Bernadotte's New Plan 16 September 1948
UN Mediator Count Folke Bernadotte is Assassinated by Lehi in Jerusalem 17 September 1948
US in Favor of Bernadotte's New Plan 21 September 1948
Establishment of All-Palestine Government in Gaza 22 September 1948 - 2 October 1948
Pro-Jordanian Amman Conference 1 October 1948
Arab Responses to Formation of the All-Palestine Government 5 October 1948 - 14 October 1948
Emergency Regulations Regarding the Cultivation of Fallow Lands and Unexploited Water Sources 11 October 1948
Israeli Operations in the South Ending 2nd Truce 15 October 1948 - 29 October 1948
Operation Hiram in the North 24 October 1948 - 31 October 1948
George Hanna publishes Tareeq al-Khalas (Path of Deliverance) November 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/61 4 November 1948
Security Council Resolution S/RES/62 16 November 1948
GA Resolution 212 (III) 19 November 1948
Pro-Jordanian Jericho Conference 1 December 1948 - 28 December 1948
Emergency Regulations Regarding Absentee Property 2 December 1948
GA Resolution 194 (III) 11 December 1948
Arab Sacrifice Brigades Formed 11 December 1948
Operation Horev Against Egyptian Forces 22 December 1948 - 6 January 1949
First Arab-Israeli Armistice Talks Commence Under UN Supervision in Rhodes 12 January 1949
France Recognizes Israel on a de facto Basis 24 January 1949
The US Recognizes Israel on a de jure Basis 31 January 1949
Egypt-Israel Armistice Agreement 24 February 1949
Palestinians Are Expelled from al-Faluja Pocket March 1949
Musa Alami Publishes 'Ibrat Filasteen (The lesson of Palestine) March 1949
Security Council Resolution S/RES/69 4 March 1949
General Refugee Congress Meets in Ramallah 17 March 1949
Lebanon-Israel Armistice Agreement 23 March 1949
Palestinians Testify Before the UNCCP 24 March 1949
Jordan-Israel Armistice Agreement 3 April 1949
UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine Convenes the Lausanne Conference 27 April 1949 - 12 September 1949
General Assembly Resolution 273 (III) 11 May 1949
Syria-Israel Armistice Agreement 20 July 1949
Gaza's Egyptian Administration 8 August 1949
General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV) 8 December 1949
General Assembly Resolution 303 (IV) 9 December 1949
Cross-Border Attacks from Gaza 1950
Qadri Tuqan publishes Ba'd al-Nakba (After the Nakba) in Beirut January 1950
Absentee Property Law, 5710-1950 14 March 1950
Special International Regime for Jerusalem 4 April 1950
Jordanian Parliamentary Elections; Formal Unification of the Two Banks 11 April 1950 - 24 April 1950
Britain Recognizes Israel on a de jure Basis 27 April 1950
Expulsion from Hebron Area 3 May 1950
Tripartite Declaration 25 May 1950
Israeli Law of Return 5 July 1950
Development Authority (Transfer of Property) Law, 5710-1950 9 August 1950
General Assembly Resolution 393 (V) 2 December 1950
General Assembly Resolution 394 (V) 14 December 1950
Palestinian Memorandum to UNCCP, Beirut 27 January 1951
Palestinian Memorandum to UNCCP, Ramallah July 1951
Assassination of King Abdullah 20 July 1951 - 11 August 1952
23rd Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 14 August 1951 - 30 August 1951
Security Council Resolution S/RES/95 1 September 1951
Publication of the Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 8 January 1952
General Assembly Resolution 512 (VI) 26 January 1952
General Assembly Resolution 513 (VI) 26 January 1952
Israeli Nationality Law 1 April 1952
The Egyptian Revolution of 1952 23 July 1952
The Zionist Organization/Jewish Agency Status Law 24 November 1952
Israeli Operation in Jordan 28 January 1953
Land Acquisition (Validation of Acts and Compensation) Law 10 March 1953
King Hussein’s Formal Accession to the Throne 2 May 1953
Israel's Foreign Ministry Moves to Jerusalem 10 July 1953 - 12 July 1953
Israeli Operation in Gaza 28 August 1953
Israel's Construction of the "National Water Carrier" 2 September 1953
Israeli Operation Against Qibya 14 October 1953
Anti-Israeli Demonstrations in Jordan 21 October 1953
Security Council Resolution S/RES/101 24 November 1953
General Islamic Conference on Jerusalem, Jerusalem 3 December 1953 - 9 December 1953
Arab League and Jordan River Waters 15 February 1954
Jordanian Nationality Law 16 February 1954
Israeli Operation Against Jordan 28 March 1954
The US and Jordan River Waters 25 June 1954 - 6 July 1954
The Lavon Affair July 1954
Covenant between Zionist Organization and Israel 26 July 1954
Egypt Detains Israeli Freighter 28 September 1954
Baghdad Pact 24 February 1955
Mounting Egyptian-Israeli Tension Around Gaza 25 February 1955 - 27 August 1955
Security Council Resolution S/RES/106 29 March 1955
Gaza's Basic Law 11 May 1955
Egypt Restricts Passage Through Strait of Tiran 11 September 1955
Egyptian-Czech Arms Deal 27 September 1955
David Ben-Gurion Replaces Moshe Sharett as Prime Minister 3 November 1955
Israeli Attack on Syria (Operation Olive Leaves) 10 December 1955 - 11 December 1955
Security Council Resolution S/RES/111 19 January 1956
Clashes Across Gaza Borders 2 April 1956 - 14 April 1956
24th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 24 April 1956 - 7 May 1956
Egypt Blocks Greek Freighter 25 May 1956
Israel and France Plan War 22 June 1956 - 29 July 1956
US Withdraws Aswan Funding 19 July 1956
Nationalization of the Suez Canal 26 July 1956
London Conference on Suez 16 August 1956 - 23 August 1956
Ben-Gurion Addresses the Issue of Suez 26 August 1956
Britain, France, and Israel Sign the Protocol of Sèvres 22 October 1956 - 24 October 1956
Israel Invades Egypt 29 October 1956
Kafr Qasim Massacre 29 October 1956
Britain and France Join the War 31 October 1956
Israel Occupies Gaza 1 November 1956 - 3 November 1956
GA Resolutions 997 (ES-I) and 998 (ES-I): UNGA Emergency Session 2 November 1956 - 5 November 1956
British and French Troops Invade Canal Zone 5 November 1956
Soviet Union Threatens Intervention 5 November 1956
GA Resolution 1002 (ES-I) 7 November 1956
Israel Addresses the Future of Sinai 7 November 1956 - 8 November 1956
Israel Addresses the Future of Gaza 10 November 1956 - 3 February 1957
The United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Deploys in Sinai 12 November 1956 - 12 March 1957
UNRWA Director Issues Special Report on Situation in Gaza Strip 15 December 1956
GA Resolutions 1123, 1124, 1125 (XI) 19 January 1957 - 3 February 1957
Israel Refuses Full Withdrawal 3 February 1957
Pressures and Assurances to Israel on Gulf of Aqaba and Gaza 20 February 1957 - 1 March 1957
Israel Withdraws from Gaza and Sinai 7 March 1957 - 12 March 1957
Fatah Is Founded September 1957
Egypt and Syria Unite and Form the United Arab Republic 1 February 1958 - 28 September 1961
Basic Law for the Gaza Strip 25 February 1958 - 15 March 1958
Civil War in Lebanon May 1958 - October 1958
Anti-Monarchic Coup in Iraq 14 July 1958
The Arab League and Palestinian Entity 4 March 1959
Arab States Protest Jewish Immigration 11 May 1959
Fatah's Organizational Structure Set in a Kuwait Meeting 10 October 1959
Iraq and a "Palestinian Republic" 15 December 1959
Mahmoud Darwish Publishes First Book of Poetry, 'Asafeer bila Ajniha (Wingless Birds) 1960
Israel's Strike Against Syria 31 January 1960 - 15 February 1960
Iraqi Government Announces Formation of a “Palestinian Liberation Regiment” 26 March 1960
Fatah and the Palestinian Entity June 1960
Basic Law: Israel Lands 19 July 1960
Israel Land Administration Law, 5720-1960 25 July 1960
25th Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem 27 December 1960 - 11 January 1961
GA Resolution 1604 (XV) 21 April 1961
The Arab League and Implementation of Palestinian Entity 29 May 1961 - 26 June 1961
Opening of a Palestine Arab Delegation Office in New York 17 July 1961
Appointment of Special Representative of the UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine 24 August 1961
Palestinians in Israel Demonstrate 21 September 1961
Ghassan Kanafani Publishes First Novel, Rijal fi-l-shams (Men in the Sun), in Beirut 1962
Israeli Raid Against Syria 16 March 1962 - 17 March 1962
The Constitutional Statute for the Gaza Strip 29 March 1962
Security Council Resolution S/RES/171 9 April 1962
Proposals Announced by Joseph Johnson, Special Representative of the UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine 31 August 1962
Israeli and Arab Responses to Joseph Johnson's Proposals 5 October 1962 - 17 October 1962
Akhbar Filastin Newspaper Is Published in Gaza March 1963
Death of Ahmad Hilmi Abd al-Baqi; Ahmad al-Shuqairi as Palestine Delegate to the Arab League 29 June 1963 - 19 September 1963
The Union of Arab Palestinian Women and Palestinian Entity 6 July 1963
Syrian-Israeli Clashes 19 August 1963 - 20 August 1963
Draft Security Council Resolution S/5407 3 September 1963
Fatah Opens Its First Office in Algeria 23 September 1963
Palestinian Delegation at the UN 18 October 1963 - 5 November 1963
1st Arab Summit Is Held in Cairo 13 January 1964 - 17 January 1964
Yasir Arafat and Khalil al-Wazir Confer with Premier Chou-En-Lai in China 17 March 1964
Israel Starts Diverting the Jordan River May 1964 - August 1964
1st Palestine National Council Is Held in Jerusalem 28 May 1964 - 2 June 1964
2nd Arab Summit Meets in Alexandria 5 September 1964 - 11 September 1964
26th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 30 December 1964 - 10 January 1965
Fatah Issues Its First Military Communiqué 1 January 1965
President Bourguiba and 1947 Partition Plan 27 February 1965 - 11 March 1965
The PLO Executive Committee Adopts its Bylaws 11 March 1965
Israel Carries out an Operation in Jordan in Response to Fatah Raids 27 May 1965
2nd Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 31 May 1965 - 4 June 1965
Military Training for Palestinians 11 October 1965
3rd Palestine National Council Is Held in Gaza 20 May 1966 - 24 May 1966
Israeli Air Force Carries out a Raid in Syria in Response to Fatah Operations 14 July 1966
Draft Security Council Resolution S/7575/Rev.1 4 November 1966
Syria Signs a Mutual Defense Agreement with Egypt 4 November 1966
Israeli-Jordanian Battle at al-Samu' after a Fatah Operation 11 November 1966 - 13 November 1966
Demonstrations in Jordan 20 November 1966 - 25 November 1966
Security Council Resolution S/RES/228 25 November 1966
Israeli-Syrian Violence Escalates; Fatah's Military Operations Increase 1 January 1967 - 30 April 1967
Israeli-Syrian Aerial Battle 7 April 1967 - 21 April 1967
Reports on Israeli Plans Against Syria 12 May 1967 - 14 May 1967
Egypt Reacts to Israeli Threats Against Syria 15 May 1967 - 22 May 1967
Jordan Signs a Joint Defense Pact with Egypt 30 May 1967
Israel Prepares for War with US Consent 2 June 1967 - 4 June 1967
June War 5 June 1967 - 10 June 1967
June War, 1st Day 5 June 1967
June War, 2nd Day 6 June 1967
June War, 3rd Day 7 June 1967
June War, 4th Day 8 June 1967
June War, 5th Day 9 June 1967
June War, 6th Day 10 June 1967
Second Palestinian Exodus 10 June 1967 - 31 December 1967
Israel Razes Maghribi Quarter in Jerusalem Old City and Expels its Inhabitants 11 June 1967
Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly 13 June 1967 - 21 July 1967
Security Council Resolution S/RES/237 14 June 1967
General Assembly Resolution 2252 (ES-V) 4 July 1967
General Assembly Resolutions 2253 and 2254 (ES-V) 4 July 1967 - 14 July 1967
Military Order No. 58, Concerning Abandoned Property (Private Property) 23 July 1967
Formation of a Higher Islamic Council in Jerusalem  24 July 1967
Military Order No. 59, Concerning State Property 31 July 1967
Small Fraction of 1967 War Refugees to Return to the West Bank 14 August 1967 - 19 October 1967
Fatah Guerrilla Resistance in the West Bank 28 August 1967
Fourth Arab Summit Convenes in Khartoum 29 August 1967 - 1 September 1967
Security Council Resolution S/RES/242 22 November 1967
Palestinians Reorganize 11 December 1967 - 19 January 1968
Guerrilla Resistance in Gaza Strip 1968 - 1970
Israeli Military Confrontation with Jordan and Palestinian Guerrillas 14 February 1968 - 15 February 1968
Battle of al-Karama 21 March 1968
Settlement Attempt in Hebron 12 April 1968 - 16 June 1968
Yasir Arafat Assumes Prominence within Fatah 14 April 1968
Israel Land Requisition in Old City of Jerusalem 18 April 1968
Security Council Resolution S/RES/252 21 May 1968
Israeli-Jordanian Clashes 4 June 1968
27th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 9 June 1968 - 19 June 1968
4th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 10 July 1968 - 17 July 1968
Civil Aviation in the Conflict 23 July 1968 - 29 August 1969
Fatah Defines its Political Objective 19 October 1968
First Issue of al-Quds, a Daily Newspaper in Occupied Jerusalem, Is Published 19 November 1968
Explosion in Mahane Yehuda in West Jerusalem 22 November 1968 - 28 November 1968
General Assembly Resolutions 2443 and 2452 (XXIII) 19 December 1968
Military Order No. 291 on Land Settlement 19 December 1968
Land Law, 5729-1969 1969
Hunger Strike of Palestinian Women in Jerusalem 26 January 1969
Fatah Reaffirms its Political Objective 28 January 1969
PDFLP Splits off from PFLP February 1969
5th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 1 February 1969 - 4 February 1969
Students Demonstrate in Gaza 2 February 1969
Palestinians Are Arrested by Israeli Authorities 5 March 1969
Egypt's War of Attrition 8 March 1969 - 7 August 1970
Golda Meir Becomes Prime Minister of Israel 17 March 1969
Military Order No. 321 Concerning Land Law (Acquisition for Public Purposes) 28 March 1969
Israel Strengthens its Control over East Jerusalem 27 April 1969 - 26 June 1969
Israel Retaliates Against South Lebanon 12 May 1969 - 13 May 1969
Deportation from West Bank 9 June 1969 - 6 October 1969
Security Council Resolution S/RES/267 3 July 1969
Al-Aqsa Mosque Is Set on Fire 21 August 1969
6th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 1 September 1969 - 9 September 1969
PLO-Lebanon Cairo Accord 3 November 1969
Rogers Plan 9 December 1969
General Assembly Resolution 2535 (XXIV) 10 December 1969
Military Order No. 363, Concerning the Protection of Nature Reserves 22 December 1969
Jordanian-Palestinian Clashes 11 February 1970
Israel and Refugee Camps in Gaza and West Bank 18 February 1970
Palestinian-Israeli Clashes in South Lebanon and Jordan Valley 22 May 1970 - 29 May 1970
7th Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo 30 May 1970 - 4 June 1970
Palestinian-Jordanian Clashes 6 June 1970 - 10 June 1970
Rogers Plan II 19 June 1970 - 7 August 1970
Sharon's Pacification of Gaza August 1970 - December 1971
1st Extraordinary Session of the Palestine National Council is Held in Amman 27 August 1970 - 28 August 1970
PFLP Hijack Operations 6 September 1970 - 12 September 1970
Black September in Jordan 15 September 1970 - 25 September 1970
Palestinian-Jordanian Agreement in Cairo 27 September 1970
Abdel Nasser Dies of a Sudden Heart Attack; Anwar al-Sadat Succeeds Him 28 September 1970
Jordanian Army Tightens Control 1 October 1970 - 23 July 1971
GA Resolution 2628 (XXV) 4 November 1970
General Assembly Resolution 2649 (XXV) 30 November 1970
General Assembly Resolution 2672 (XXV) 8 December 1970
President Sadat Suggests Partial Israeli Withdrawal from Suez Canal 4 February 1971
The US and Palestinian Rights 25 February 1971
8th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 28 February 1971 - 5 March 1971
9th Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo 7 July 1971 - 13 July 1971
Ziyad Husseini, Commander of the Popular Liberation Forces in Gaza, Dies 21 August 1971
Israel Appoints Rashad al-Shawa as Mayor of Gaza September 1971
Jordan Complains to UN Security Council on Jerusalem 13 September 1971
Security Council Resolution S/RES/298 25 September 1971
Municipal Elections in West Bank Are Announced 26 November 1971
Wasfi al-Tal, Jordan's Prime Minister, Is Assassinated by Black September Members in Cairo 28 November 1971
General Assembly Resolution 2792 (XXVI) 6 December 1971
28th Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem 18 January 1972 - 28 January 1972
Israeli Military Operation in South Lebanon 25 February 1972 - 28 February 1972
Security Council Resolution S/RES/313 28 February 1972
King Hussein Proposes a "United Arab Kingdom" 15 March 1972
Municipal Elections Are Held in the West Bank 28 March 1972 - 2 May 1972
10th (Extraordinary) Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo 6 April 1972 - 12 April 1972
Black September Hijack Operation 8 May 1972
Japanese Red Army at Lod Airport 30 May 1972
Israeli Military Operation in South Lebanon 21 June 1972 - 24 June 1972
Security Council Resolution S/RES/316 26 June 1972
Assassination of Ghassan Kanafani in Beirut 8 July 1972
Attempted Assassination of Anis Sayigh in Beirut 19 July 1972
Attempted Assassination of Bassam Abu Sharif in Beirut 25 July 1972
Gaza Red Crescent Society Is Established September 1972
Black September in Munich Olympic Games 5 September 1972 - 6 September 1972
Violent Israeli Retaliation in South Lebanon 16 September 1972 - 17 September 1972
Wa'el Zuaiter Is Assassinated in Rome 16 October 1972
Black September Hijack Operation 29 October 1972 - 30 October 1972
Mahmoud al-Hamshari is Assassinated in Paris 8 December 1972 - 10 January 1973
Israeli Travel Documents for Palestinians in West Bank 10 December 1972
11th Palestine National Council Meets in Cairo 6 January 1973 - 12 January 1973
Hussein Bashir Abu al-Khayr Is Assassinated in Nicosia 24 January 1973
Libyan Civilian Aircraft Is Shot Down Over the Sinai 21 February 1973
Black September Operation in Khartoum 1 March 1973 - 4 March 1973
Muhammad al-Aswad Is Killed in Gaza 9 March 1973
Basil al-Kubeisi Assassinated in Paris 6 April 1973
Israeli Operation in Beirut Against Palestinian Leaders 10 April 1973
Lebanese-Palestinian Confrontation 2 May 1973 - 23 May 1973
Absentees' Property (Compensation) Law, 5733-1973 27 June 1973
Mohammad Boudia Assassinated in Paris 28 June 1973
Ahmed Bouchiki Assassinated in Lillehammer 21 July 1973
Palestinian National Front Is Established in the West Bank 15 August 1973
Shaykh Ahmad Yasin's Islamic Center Is Established in Gaza 7 September 1973
October War 6 October 1973 - 27 October 1973
October War, 1st Day 6 October 1973
October War, 2nd Day 7 October 1973
October War, 3rd Day 8 October 1973
October War, 4th Day 9 October 1973
October War, 5th Day 10 October 1973
October War, From the 6th to 10th Day 11 October 1973 - 14 October 1973
American Airlift 14 October 1973 - 14 November 1973
Israeli Army Crosses the Suez Canal Westwards 15 October 1973 - 22 October 1973
Arab Oil, a Weapon in the Battle 17 October 1973 - 21 October 1973
American-Soviet Agreement on a Cease-fire 21 October 1973
Security Council Resolution S/RES/338 22 October 1973
Israeli Advance Continues and an International Nuclear Crisis Looms 23 October 1973 - 27 October 1973
Kilometer 101 Talks 11 November 1973
6th Arab Summit Is Held in Algiers 26 November 1973 - 28 November 1973
Israel Deports Eight Leaders of the Palestine National Front 10 December 1973
Opening of an Arab-Israeli Peace Conference in Geneva 21 December 1973
Sinai I Agreement 18 January 1974 - 3 March 1974
Arab Oil Embargo Is Lifted 8 March 1974
Attrition in the Golan 12 March 1974 - 15 April 1974
Palestinian Operations in Northern Israel 11 April 1974
Israel and Syria Sign a Disengagement Agreement 31 May 1974
12th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo 1 June 1974 - 8 June 1974
Palestine Question Is Placed on the Agenda of the UN General Assembly 21 September 1974
Egypt and Syria Support PLO Representativeness 21 September 1974
Palestinian Rejection Front 10 October 1974
GA Resolution 3210 (XXIX) 14 October 1974
7th Arab Summit Meeting in Rabat 28 October 1974
Arafat Addresses the UN General Assembly 13 November 1974
GA Resolutions 3236 and 3237 (XXIX) 22 November 1974
Palestinian Operations from South Lebanon 5 March 1975 - 20 November 1975
Negotiations for Sinai II Fail 7 March 1975 - 22 March 1975
Start of Civil War in Lebanon 13 April 1975
Sinai II Agreement Reached 20 August 1975 - 4 September 1975
US-Israel Memorandum of Agreement 1 September 1975
PLO Official Office in Paris 31 October 1975
Civil Disobedience in West Bank November 1975 - March 1976
PLO Observer at the Food and Agriculture Organization 8 November 1975
GA Resolution 3375 (XXX) 10 November 1975
GA Resolution 3376 (XXX) 10 November 1975
GA Resolution 3379 (XXX) 10 November 1975
Security Council Resolution S/RES/381 and Presidential Statement 30 November 1975
Premeditated Israeli Air Attack Against Palestinians in Lebanon 2 December 1975
The PLO at the Security Council 4 December 1975
Draft Security Council Resolution S/11898 8 December 1975
Palestinians in Israel Mobilize Against Confiscation 1 January 1976 - 6 March 1976
The PLO at the Security Council 12 January 1976
Draft Security Council Resolution S/11940 26 January 1976
Draft Security Council Resolution S/12022 25 March 1976
Palestinian "Land Day" 30 March 1976
Municipal Elections Are Held in the West Bank 12 April 1976
Syrian Forces Enter Lebanon 31 May 1976
Evacuation of US Nationals from Beirut with PLO Assistance 16 June 1976 - 20 June 1976
Plane Hijacked to Entebbe 27 June 1976 - 4 July 1976
Draft Security Council Resolution S/12119 29 June 1976
Fall of Tal al-Za'atar 12 August 1976
PLO Becomes a Full Member of the Arab League 6 September 1976
Arab Summit on Palestinian-Syrian Ceasefire in Lebanon 16 October 1976 - 18 October 1976
13th Palestine National Council Meets in Cairo 12 March 1977 - 22 March 1977
President Carter for a Palestinian Homeland 16 March 1977 - 26 May 1977
US State Department Releases First Human Rights Report May 1977
Likud's Victory in Israeli Elections 17 May 1977
Menachem Begin: "Territories Are Not Occupied" 19 May 1977
Municipalities in the West Bank and Gaza Affirm the PLO Program in a Message to the US and USSR 8 August 1977
Israel's Conditions for Geneva Conference 25 September 1977
Joint US-Soviet Statement on Geneva Conference 1 October 1977
US Steps Back from the US-Soviet Statement on the Geneva Conference 5 October 1977
Sadat's Visit to Jerusalem 19 November 1977 - 21 November 1977
The PLO Central Council Condemns Sadat's Visit to Jerusalem 30 November 1977
Arab States Take Position Against Sadat's Visit to Jerusalem 5 December 1977
Israel's Autonomy Plan for the West Bank and Gaza Strip 28 December 1977
29th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 20 February 1978 - 1 March 1978
Fatah Commando Operation and Israel's "Litani Operation" 11 March 1978 - 18 March 1978
Security Council Resolution S/RES/425 19 March 1978
Wadi Haddad Dies in Berlin, East Germany 28 March 1978
Israel Establishes a "Security Zone" in South Lebanon 13 May 1978
Camp David Summit; Camp David Accords 5 September 1978 - 17 September 1978
The PLO Executive Condemns the Camp David Accords 19 September 1978
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Reject the Camp David Autonomy Plan 16 October 1978 - 4 November 1978
Summit of Arab States in Baghdad Condemns Camp David Accords 5 November 1978
14th Palestine National Council is Held in Damascus 15 January 1979 - 22 January 1979
Ali Hassan Salameh Is Killed in Beirut 22 January 1979
Islamic Revolution in Iran 11 February 1979
Security Council Resolution S/RES/446 22 March 1979
Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty Is Signed in Washington, DC 26 March 1979
Arab Sanctions Against Egypt 27 March 1979 - 31 March 1979
A PLF Operation in Nahariya 22 April 1979
1st Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Beersheba 25 May 1979
2nd Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria 11 June 1979 - 12 June 1979
3rd Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya 25 June 1979 - 26 June 1979
4th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria 5 July 1979 - 6 July 1979
5th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Haifa 5 August 1979 - 6 August 1979
Israelis Are Permitted to Buy Land in Occupied Territories 16 September 1979
6th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria 26 September 1979 - 27 September 1979
Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Are Held in London 25 October 1979 - 26 October 1979
Deportation of Bassam al-Shak'a Reversed After West Bank Mayors Threaten Resignation 11 November 1979 - 5 December 1979
7th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Cairo 18 December 1979 - 19 December 1979
Palestinian Autonomy Is Discussed at the Sadat-Begin Summit in Aswan 7 January 1980 - 10 January 1980
Israeli Model for Palestinian Self-Governing Authority 17 January 1980
Egyptian Model for Palestinian Self-Governing Authority 28 January 1980
8th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya 31 January 1980 - 1 February 1980
Israeli Settlement in the Old City of Hebron 10 February 1980 - 23 March 1980
Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Scheveningen 27 February 1980 - 29 February 1980
Security Council Resolution S/Res/465 1 March 1980
Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria 27 March 1980
Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya 1 May 1980 - 7 May 1980
Palestinian Operation Against Settlers in Hebron 2 May 1980 - 3 May 1980
Egypt Decides to Suspend Talks with Israel on Palestinian Autonomy 10 May 1980
Assassination Attempts Against West Bank Mayors 2 June 1980
Venice Declaration 13 June 1980
Committee Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo 14 July 1980 - 15 July 1980
Israel's Basic Law on Jerusalem 30 July 1980
Egypt's Response to Israel's Basic Law on Jerusalem 3 August 1980
Security Council Resolution S/RES/478 20 August 1980
Birzeit University Is Closed 14 November 1980
15th Palestine National Council Is Held in Damascus 11 April 1981 - 19 April 1981
Israeli-Syrian Mounting Tension in Lebanon 28 April 1981 - 5 May 1981
Israeli Air Force Destroys Iraqi Nuclear Reactor Under Construction Near Bagdad 7 June 1981
Severe Israeli-Palestinian Clashes in Lebanon 10 July 1981 - 20 July 1981
Philip Habib's Mediation for Cease-fire in South Lebanon 24 July 1981
Fahd Plan Is Announced 7 August 1981
Palestinian Writers in Occupied Territories Affirm Commitment to Palestine Cause 18 August 1981
Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo 23 September 1981 - 24 September 1981
Sadat Is Assassinated; Husni Mubarak Becomes President of Egypt 6 October 1981
Majid Abu Sharar Is Assassinated in Rome 9 October 1981
Civil Administration Is Established by the Military in the Occupied Territories 8 November 1981 - 1 December 1981
Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo 11 November 1981 - 12 November 1981
Israeli Knesset Votes to Apply Israeli Law in the Golan Heights 14 December 1981 - 15 December 1981
Security Council Resolution S/RES/497 17 December 1981
Draft Security Council Resolution S/14832/Rev.1 20 January 1982
Israel's Proposal for the Palestinian Self-Governing Authority 31 January 1982
GA Resolution ES/9-1 5 February 1982
Strike in the Golan Heights Against Annexation 12 February 1982 - 11 May 1982
Popular Resistance and Israeli Measures in West Bank 16 February 1982 - 30 March 1982
Draft Security Council Resolution S/14943 2 April 1982
Shooting Spree at the Haram al-Sharif 11 April 1982 - 15 April 1982
Draft Security Council Resolution S/14985 20 April 1982
South Lebanon Cease-fire Is Broken 21 April 1982 - 9 May 1982
Last Stage of Israeli Withdrawal from the Sinai 25 April 1982
Palestinian Mayors Stand with Those Dismissed by Israel 2 May 1982
Sharon Goes to Washington to Get Green Light on Lebanon War 25 May 1982
Assassination Attempt of Israeli Ambassador in London 3 June 1982
Israeli Aerial Bombardment and Palestinian Artillery Across the Lebanon-Israel Border 4 June 1982 - 5 June 1982
Security Council Resolution S/RES/508 5 June 1982
Israeli Invasion of Lebanon 6 June 1982 - 29 September 1982
Security Council Resolution S/RES/509 6 June 1982
Israeli Invasion Along the Western Axis 6 June 1982 - 14 June 1982
Israel Invades Along the Eastern Axis 6 June 1982 - 12 June 1982
Israel Invades Along the Central Axis 6 June 1982 - 11 June 1982
Draft Security Council Resolution S/15185 8 June 1982
The “Creeping” Cease-fire 10 June 1982 - 26 June 1982
Encirclement of Beirut 11 June 1982 - 20 June 1982
Battle of the Mountain 14 June 1982 - 26 June 1982
Israel and the US Demand PLO Withdrawal from Beirut and Lebanon 15 June 1982 - 27 June 1982
PLO Debates Withdrawal 16 June 1982 - 2 July 1982
Draft Security Council Resolution S/15255/Rev.2 26 June 1982
Israel Lays Siege to Beirut 27 June 1982 - 2 September 1982
Israeli Military Pressure on West Beirut 27 June 1982 - 11 July 1982
The PLO 11-Point Document 8 July 1982
Israeli Army Attempts to Conquer Beirut 21 July 1982 - 12 August 1982
PLO Accepts Habib’s Plan 29 July 1982 - 31 July 1982
Agreement on Withdrawal Reached and Implemented 20 August 1982 - 2 September 1982
Reagan's "Talking Point" to Begin on Palestinian Issue 31 August 1982
Lebanon War Casualties 1 September 1982 - 11 October 1982
Reagan's Plan on the Palestinian Issue 1 September 1982
Israel Rejects the Reagan Plan 2 September 1982
The 12th Arab Summit Meeting in Fez Adopts the "Fez Initiative" 6 September 1982 - 9 September 1982
Assassination of Bashir Gemayel and Israeli Occupation of Beirut 14 September 1982 - 16 September 1982
Sabra and Shatila Massacres 16 September 1982 - 18 September 1982
Israel Withdraws from Beirut and the Multinational Force Returns 23 September 1982 - 29 September 1982
PLO and Jordan Agree on Idea of Palestinian-Jordanian Confederation 9 October 1982 - 10 November 1982
30th Zionist Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 7 December 1982 - 16 December 1982
Israeli-Lebanese Negotiations 28 December 1982
Kahan Report on the Sabra-Shatila Massacres 7 February 1983 - 10 February 1983
16th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers 14 February 1983 - 22 February 1983
Israeli Settlements in the West Bank 21 March 1983 - 11 April 1983
Failed Attempt of Palestinian-Jordanian Coordination 31 March 1983 - 8 April 1983
Israel-Lebanon 17 May Agreement 17 May 1983
Scission within Fatah 18 May 1983 - 15 September 1983
Reactions to Fatah Scission in Occupied Territories 26 June 1983 - 9 November 1983
Tension in Hebron 1 July 1983 - 30 July 1983
Draft Security Council Resolution S/15895 2 August 1983
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis 3 August 1983 - 7 August 1983
Ma'moun Meraish is Assassinated in Athens 20 August 1983
Yitzhak Shamir Succeeds Menachem Begin as Prime Minister 2 September 1983
Yasir Arafat in Tripoli, Lebanon, and then Cairo 16 September 1983 - 22 December 1983
Operations Against French and US Contingents in Beirut 23 October 1983
Israeli Measures Against Palestinian Universities 2 November 1983 - 30 July 1984
General Assembly Resolution 38/58 13 December 1983
Jordanian Parliament Revived 9 January 1984 - 18 January 1984
Palestinians in the Occupied Territories Oppose Reactivating the Jordanian Parliament 23 January 1984
Palestinian-Jordanian Coordination for Peace Talks 26 February 1984 - 1 March 1984
Secretary-General report (A/39/130-S/16409), Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 38/58 13 March 1984
Palestinian Internal Polarization 27 March 1984 - 20 May 1984
Palestinians Hijack an Israeli Bus Toward Gaza 12 April 1984
Operation of Israeli Occupation Forces Against Ayn al-Hilwa 16 May 1984 - 18 May 1984
Fatah - Democratic Alliance Precarious Reconciliation 27 June 1984 - 2 September 1984
Tal Rumayda Settlement in Hebron 8 August 1984
Commemorating the Sabra - Shatila Massacres 17 September 1984
Demolitions in the Jordan Valley 1 November 1984 - 11 November 1984
17th Palestine National Council Is Held in Amman 22 November 1984 - 29 November 1984
Palestinian-Jordanian Joint Action Agreement 11 February 1985 - 22 February 1985
Israeli Army Withdraws from Saida Region 16 February 1985
PLO Executive on Palestinian-Jordanian Joint Action Agreement 18 February 1985
Attempts to Form a Jordanian-Palestinian Delegation to Meet the US 1 March 1985 - 1 September 1985
Palestinian National Salvation Front Is Formed in Damascus 25 March 1985
The PLO, the US, and Resolution 242 15 May 1985
Battles of the Palestinian Camps in Lebanon 19 May 1985 - 7 April 1987
Prisoner Exchange between Israel and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command 20 May 1985
Iron Fist Policy in the Occupied Territories 29 July 1985 - 4 August 1985
Emergency Arab Summit Meets in Casablanca 7 August 1985 - 9 August 1985
Draft Security Council Resolution S/17459 13 September 1985
Israeli Planes Attack PLO Headquarters in Tunis 25 September 1985 - 1 October 1985
Achille Lauro Hijacked 7 October 1985 - 11 October 1985
Arafat's "Cairo Declaration" on Terrorism 7 November 1985
US - Palestinian Meeting in Jerusalem 4 December 1985
Breakdown of Jordanian-Palestinian Coordination 25 January 1986 - 1 April 1986
Draft Security Council Resolution S/17769 30 January 1986
Assassination of Zafir al-Masri 2 March 1986 - 3 March 1986
Khaled Nazzal Assassinated in Athens 9 June 1986
Two Palestinian Newspapers Banned in Jerusalem 30 June 1986
US - Palestinian Meeting in Jerusalem 29 July 1986
Israeli Law Prohibits Contact with PLO 6 August 1986
Fatah - DFLP - PCP Reconciliation: The Prague Declaration 6 September 1986
Munther Abu Ghazaleh Assassinated in Athens 21 October 1986
Israeli Repression in the Occupied Territories 4 December 1986 - 11 December 1986
Deportation of Muhammad Dahlan 13 December 1986 - 26 January 1987
Clashes in the Occupied Territories 9 February 1987 - 18 February 1987
Elections in Gaza Professional Unions 21 February 1987
Palestinian Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons 25 March 1987 - 13 April 1987
Hussein-Peres London Secret Agreement 11 April 1987
Detention of Faisal Husseini 12 April 1987 - 13 September 1987
Closure of Palestinian Universities 19 April 1987
18th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers 20 April 1987 - 25 April 1987
Israel Suspends Distribution of al-Sha'b in the Occupied Territories 28 April 1987
Deportation of Marwan Barghouti and Khalil Achour 14 May 1987
Islamic Jihad Operations in Gaza 18 May 1987 - 30 November 1987
The Closure of PLO Offices in the US 16 September 1987 - 29 June 1988
1st Visit of US Secretary George Shultz to the Region 17 October 1987 - 18 October 1987
Al-Quds, a Nablus-Based Palestinian News Agency, Is Closed for Two Years 25 October 1987
Closure of Bethlehem University 28 October 1987
Palestinian Hang-Glider Operation 25 November 1987
31st Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem 6 December 1987 - 10 December 1987
Start of the Intifada in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank 9 December 1987
First Communiqué of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) 14 December 1987
General Assembly Resolutions 42/210, 42/229 and 42/230 17 December 1987 - 23 March 1988
Solidarity of Israel's Palestinians with the Intifada 21 December 1987
Security Council Resolution S/RES/605 22 December 1987
Non-Armed Intifada 3 January 1988 - 13 February 1988
Security Council Resolutions S/RES/607 and S/RES/608 4 January 1988 - 14 January 1988
Unified National Leadership of the Uprising 8 January 1988
The Palestinians' 14 Demands 14 January 1988
Israel's Policy of "Beating" 19 January 1988 - 27 January 1988
Resumption of Diplomatic Activity 30 January 1988 - 10 February 1988
Draft Security Council Resolutions S/19466, S/19780, S/20463, S/20677, and S/20945/Rev.1 1 February 1988 - 7 November 1989
One-Month Closure of Academic Institutions in the West Bank 2 February 1988
2nd Visit of US Secretary George Shultz to the Region; Statement to the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza 25 February 1988 - 26 February 1988
US Secretary of State Shultz Negotiations Plan 4 March 1988
The Intifada and the Israeli Response in Another Stage in the Confrontation 11 March 1988 - 29 March 1988
3rd Visit of US Secretary of State Shultz to the Region 3 April 1988 - 8 April 1988
Assassination of Khalil al-Wazir in Tunis 16 April 1988
4th Visit of US Secretary of State Shultz to the Region 3 June 1988 - 7 June 1988
Arab Extraordinary Summit in Algiers 7 June 1988 - 9 June 1988
Another Round of Releasing and Detaining Faisal Husseini 9 June 1988 - 31 July 1988
Jordan Severs Ties with the West Bank 28 July 1988 - 4 August 1988
The Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) Issues Its Charter 18 August 1988
Elections in Israel 1 November 1988
19th Palestine National Council Meets in Algiers and Proclaims the Palestinian State 12 November 1988 - 15 November 1988
The Intifada First Year Balance Sheet 9 December 1988
General Assembly Resolution 43/160 9 December 1988
Arafat addresses the UN General Assembly 13 December 1988 - 14 December 1988
Start of US-PLO Dialogue 14 December 1988
General Assembly Resolution 43/177 15 December 1988
Tougher Israeli Measures Against the Intifada 17 January 1989
US-PLO Official Meeting Takes Place in Carthage, Tunisia 22 March 1989
Israel Proposes Elections in the West Bank and Gaza 30 March 1989
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis 31 March 1989 - 2 April 1989
Yasir Arafat Makes First Official Visit to Paris 2 May 1989 - 4 May 1989
Resurgence of Intifada, Worsening of Repression 3 May 1989 - 19 May 1989
Israel's "Peace Initiative" 14 May 1989
The PLO Executive Committee Rejects Israel's Peace Initiative 15 May 1989
Egypt Proposes a Ten-Point Plan for Palestinian Elections 1 July 1989 - 30 September 1989
US-PLO Official Meeting in Tunis 14 August 1989
Israel Deports Five Palestinians 27 August 1989
Security Council Resolution S/RES/641 30 August 1989
Mass Emigration of Soviet Jews to Israel Is Triggered 1 October 1989 - 14 January 1990
The Baker Five-Point Plan 10 October 1989
Responses to the Baker Five-Point Plan 16 October 1989 - 18 December 1989
Draft General Assembly Resolution A/44/L.50 6 December 1989
US Voices Dissatisfaction with Israel 23 February 1990 - 3 March 1990
Israel's National Unity Government Collapses 13 March 1990 - 11 June 1990
The Issue of Hamas's Participation in the Palestine National Council 7 April 1990
Rishon LeZion (Uyun Qara) Killings 20 May 1990
Draft Security Council Resolution S/21326 31 May 1990
Dial 1-202-456-1414 13 June 1990
The US Administration Suspends Dialogue with the PLO 20 June 1990
Iraqi Forces Invade Kuwait 2 August 1990
Palestinian Response to the Invasion of Kuwait 3 August 1990 - 17 January 1991
Haram al-Sharif Killings 8 October 1990
Security Council Resolutions S/RES/672 and S/RES/673 12 October 1990 - 24 October 1990
Statement of the President of the Security Council S/22027 20 December 1990
Security Council Resolution S/RES/681 20 December 1990
Assassination of Salah Khalaf (Abu Iyad) 14 January 1991
The Gulf War 17 January 1991 - 28 February 1991
President Bush Outlines US Goals Following the Gulf War 6 March 1991
Secretary Baker First Stage Diplomacy 9 March 1991 - 22 May 1991
Secretary Baker Second Stage Diplomacy 1 June 1991 - 18 October 1991
Intifada Statistics 30 July 1991
US-Soviet Joint Statement on the Middle East, Moscow 31 July 1991
20th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers 23 September 1991 - 28 September 1991
US Letters of Assurances 15 October 1991 - 18 October 1991
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis 17 October 1991
US-Soviet Invitation to the Madrid Peace Conference 18 October 1991
Madrid Conference 30 October 1991 - 2 November 1991
1st Negotiation Round, Madrid 3 November 1991
2nd Negotiation Round, Washington 10 December 1991 - 18 December 1991
General Assembly Resolution 46/86 16 December 1991
Israel Announces Deportation of Palestinians 2 January 1992
Security Council Resolution S/RES/726 6 January 1992
3rd Negotiation Round, Washington 13 January 1992 - 16 January 1992
Conference on Multilateral Peace Talks, Moscow 28 January 1992 - 29 January 1992
4th Negotiation Round, Washington 24 February 1992 - 4 March 1992
Arafat Survives a Plane Crash in Libya 7 April 1992 - 8 April 1992
5th Negotiation Round, Washington 27 April 1992 - 30 April 1992
Multilateral Talks 11 May 1992 - 13 May 1992
Assassination of Atef Bseiso in Paris 8 June 1992
Elections in Israel 23 June 1992
32nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Jerusalem 26 July 1992 - 30 July 1992
6th Negotiation Round, 1st Stage, Washington 24 August 1992 - 3 September 1992
6th Negotiation Round, 2nd Stage, Washington 14 September 1992 - 24 September 1992
A Coalition of 10 Palestinian Organizations Opposed to Negotiations is Formed in Damascus 16 September 1992
7th Negotiation Round, Washington 21 October 1992 - 20 November 1992
Multilateral Talks 29 October 1992 - 12 November 1992
8th Negotiation Round, Washington 7 December 1992 - 16 December 1992
Israel Deports 415 Palestinians to South Lebanon 13 December 1992 - 16 December 1992
Security Council Resolution S/RES/799 18 December 1992
Bilateral Negotiation Round Delayed 11 January 1993
Knesset Repeals Law Banning Contact with the PLO 19 January 1993
Norwegian Secret Channel, Exploratory Stage 20 January 1993 - 9 May 1993
Palestinians Agree to Return to Washington Negotiations 20 April 1993
9th Negotiation Round, Washington 27 April 1993 - 13 May 1993
Norwegian Secret Channel, Official Stage 20 May 1993 - 20 August 1993
10th Negotiation Round, Washington 15 June 1993 - 1 July 1993
Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Initialed and Approved 20 August 1993 - 30 August 1993
The Coalition of 10 Palestinian Organizations Reject the Palestinian-Israeli Accord, Damascus 2 September 1993
Mutual Recognition Between Israel and the PLO 9 September 1993 - 10 September 1993
Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Signed in Washington 13 September 1993
PLO Central Council Meeting is Held in Tunis 10 October 1993 - 12 October 1993
Start of Gaza-Jericho Negotiations, Taba 13 October 1993 - 8 December 1993
Start of Israel-PLO Economic Talks in Paris November 1993
Multilevel Gaza-Jericho Negotiations 12 December 1993 - 23 February 1994
Fundamental Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Israel 30 December 1993
Hebron Massacre 25 February 1994 - 18 March 1994
Security Council Resolution S/RES/904 18 March 1994
Talks on Security for Palestinians in Hebron 20 March 1994 - 30 March 1994
Final Chapter of Gaza-Jericho Negotiations 31 March 1994 - 1 May 1994
Wave of Hamas and Islamic Jihad Attacks 6 April 1994 - 30 April 1994
PLO-Israel Protocol on Economic Relations Is Signed in Paris 29 April 1994
Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area Is Signed in Cairo 4 May 1994
Palestinian Decree N° 1 Reinstating Pre-1967 Laws in West Bank and Gaza 20 May 1994
Palestine National Authority (PNA) Holds First Official Meeting in Tunis 26 May 1994
Status of Orient House in Jerusalem 29 May 1994 - 7 June 1994
Arafat arrives in Gaza and Jericho 1 July 1994 - 5 July 1994
Early Empowerment Accord Is Signed 29 August 1994
Suicide Bombing in Tel Aviv 19 October 1994
Israeli-Jordanian Peace Treaty Signed near Aqaba 26 October 1994
Palestinian Police Shoot on Demonstrators in Gaza 18 November 1994 - 23 November 1994
Rabin, Peres, and Arafat Are Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo 9 December 1994
Settlement Activity Around Jerusalem 19 January 1995 - 1 February 1995
Islamic Jihad Suicide Bombing 22 January 1995 - 24 January 1995
Anti-Israeli Attacks and Inter-Palestinian Tension 2 April 1995 - 19 April 1995
Separation Fence 11 April 1995
Land Expropriation in Jerusalem 27 April 1995 - 3 May 1995
Draft Security Council Resolution S/1995/394 17 May 1995
Land Expropriation in Jerusalem Suspended 18 May 1995 - 22 May 1995
Israeli Restrictions on the Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem 17 August 1995 - 31 August 1995
Further Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities 27 August 1995
Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (Oslo II) 28 September 1995
Assassination of Fathi Shiqaqi, Islamic Jihad Leader, in Malta 26 October 1995
The Beilin - Abu Mazen Document 31 October 1995
Israeli Army Redeploys from Areas in the West Bank November 1995 - December 1995
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Is Assassinated; Replaced by Shimon Peres 4 November 1995 - 22 November 1995
Assassination of Yahya Ayyash, a Hamas Leader 5 January 1996
Palestinian Presidential and Legislative Elections 20 January 1996
Suicide Bombings in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem 25 February 1996 - 4 March 1996
Inauguration of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza 7 March 1996
Start of the Countdown for the Three-Phase Further Redeployment in the West Bank 7 March 1996
Redeployment from Hebron Delayed 28 March 1996
Israel Launches Operation Grapes of Wrath Against Lebanon 11 April 1996 - 26 April 1996
21st Palestine National Council Is Held in Gaza 22 April 1996 - 24 April 1996
Official Start of Permanent Status Negotiations, Taba 5 May 1996 - 7 May 1996
Likud's Benjamin Netanyahu Is Elected Prime Minister 29 May 1996 - 18 June 1996
First Netanyahu - Arafat Meeting 4 September 1996
Tunnel Opened by Israel in Old City, Jerusalem; Palestinian-Israeli Clashes 24 September 1996 - 28 September 1996
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1073 28 September 1996
Clinton - Netanyahu - Arafat - Hussein Meeting in Washington 1 October 1996 - 2 October 1996
Protocol on Redeployment in Hebron Signed 6 October 1996 - 16 January 1997
Ambiguous and Weakened Assurances on Further Redeployment 16 January 1997
Har Homa/Jabal Abu Ghunaym Settlement to Be Constructed 26 February 1997
Palestinian Response to Har Homa/Jabal Abu Ghunaym Settlement Project 27 February 1997 - 10 April 1997
Draft Security Council Resolutions S/1997/199 and S/1997/241 7 March 1997 - 21 March 1997
First Phase of Further Redeployment Not Implemented 9 March 1997 - 12 March 1997
Palestinian-Israeli Talks Deadlocked 10 March 1997 - 30 July 1997
General Assembly Resolutions A/RES/ES-10/2 and A/RES/ES-10/3 25 April 1997 - 15 July 1997
Suicide Bombings in West Jerusalem: Israeli Reactions and Palestinian Measures 30 July 1997 - 25 September 1997
Israeli Settlement Activities Amid Attempts to Resume Talks 10 September 1997 - 6 November 1997
Attempted Assassination of Khalid Mishal in Amman; Ahmad Yasin Released 25 September 1997 - 1 October 1997
Israel's Position on Further Redeployment and on Palestinian Obligations 23 November 1997 - 14 January 1998
US Position on Further Redeployment and Palestinian Obligations 5 December 1997 - 3 September 1998
33rd Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 23 December 1997 - 26 December 1997
Commemoration of the Nakba 50th Anniversary 14 May 1998 - 15 May 1998
Renewed Israeli Settlement Activities and Plans in East Jerusalem 25 May 1998 - 21 June 1998
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/52/250 7 July 1998
Statement of the President of the Security Council S/PRST/1998/21 13 July 1998
Further Redeployment Talks Intensify 3 September 1998 - 28 September 1998
Wye River Plantation Meeting; Memorandum Signed 15 October 1998 - 23 October 1998
Several Palestinian Organizations Publicly Oppose Wye Memorandum 26 October 1998
Feverish Settlement Activities After Wye Memorandum 26 October 1998 - 15 November 1998
Israeli Obstacles to Wye River Implementation; First Stage Redeployment Only 30 October 1998 - 17 May 1999
Israel Releases the First Group of Prisoners Pursuant to Oral Understandings at Wye River 19 November 1998 - 20 November 1998
Inauguration of LVGR, the Gaza International Airport 20 November 1998 - 24 November 1998
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Gaza 10 December 1998
President Clinton's Visit to Gaza 14 December 1998
Palestinian Popular Congress to Confirm Nullification Articles of National Charter, Gaza 14 December 1998
To Declare a Palestinian State at the End of the Transitional Period? 28 December 1998 - 25 April 1999
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/6 9 February 1999
King Hussein Dies; Eldest Son Is Crowned King Abdallah II 17 February 1999
Orient House, Jerusalem and PLO Foreign Relations 1 March 1999 - 11 May 1999
European Union Declaration "Compensating" the PLO for Not Declaring a State 25 March 1999
Clinton's Letter of Assurance to Arafat as a "Compensation" for Not Declaring a State 26 April 1999
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Gaza 27 April 1999 - 29 April 1999
End of the Oslo Five-Year Interim Period 4 May 1999
Ehud Barak Defeats Netanyahu to Become Prime Minister 17 May 1999
With Barak as Prime Minister, Negotiations on Wye Implementation Resume 11 July 1999 - 3 September 1999
Conference of High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention 15 July 1999
Palestinian Authority Crackdown Against Hamas 3 August 1999 - 26 August 1999
Sharm al-Shaykh Memorandum (Wye II Accord) 4 September 1999
Implementation of Sharm al-Shaykh Memorandum (Wye II) 10 September 1999 - 20 March 2000
Official Resumption of Final Status Talks 13 September 1999 - 6 December 1999
Abu Ali Mustafa, PFLP Deputy Secretary-General Returns to Palestine 30 September 1999
Official Colonization Activity and (Very) Partial Removal of Settler Outposts 10 October 1999 - 10 November 1999
Petition of the Twenty Denouncing the Palestinian Authority 27 November 1999 - 29 November 1999
Setting Up Israeli-Palestinian Back Channel 1 December 1999 - 5 May 2000
Revival and Failure of Syrian-Israeli Talks 7 December 1999 - 26 March 2000
Failure to Reach a FAPS by 13 February 2000 Target Date 8 December 1999 - 6 February 2000
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Gaza 2 February 2000 - 3 February 2000
Commitments Not Implemented by Israel During the Transitional Period 9 February 2000
Vatican - PLO Agreement 15 February 2000
Mounting Malaise in the Palestinian Territories 17 February 2000 - 18 May 2000
FAPS Target Date Extended to 13 May: The Bolling Rounds 7 March 2000 - 20 April 2000
George Habash Retires as S-G of PFLP 27 April 2000 - 28 April 2000
Failure to Reach the FAPS by 13 May 2000 Target Date: Eilat Round 30 April 2000 - 8 May 2000
Mounting Anti-Israeli Mobilization 10 May 2000 - 20 May 2000
The Stockholm Back Channel - 1st Session 12 May 2000 - 15 May 2000
The Stockholm Back Channel - 2nd Session 18 May 2000 - 22 May 2000
Israel Carries a Full-Scale Withdrawal from South Lebanon 21 May 2000 - 24 May 2000
Israeli-Palestinian (Post-Stockholm) Back Channel 1 June 2000 - 3 June 2000
Syrian President Hafiz al-Asad Dies 10 June 2000 - 11 June 2000
Andrews and Bolling Rounds of Negotiation 13 June 2000 - 17 June 2000
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Gaza 2 July 2000 - 3 July 2000
Clinton Invites Arafat and Barak to a Summit in Camp David 3 July 2000 - 11 July 2000
Failure of Final Status Talks at Camp David Summit 11 July 2000 - 25 July 2000
Undermining the Talks and Preparing for their Failure: The Settlers and the Israeli Army 15 July 2000 - 8 August 2000
Attempts to Revive Final Status Talks 16 August 2000 - 28 September 2000
The PA Releases First Batch of New Textbooks 2 September 2000
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Gaza 9 September 2000 - 10 September 2000
Ariel Sharon at al-Haram al-Sharif 28 September 2000
Start of the Second Intifada 29 September 2000 - 4 October 2000
Arab and International Support of Palestinian Uprising 30 September 2000 - 7 October 2000
US Attempts at Easing Tension, but Confrontation Spikes 4 October 2000 - 12 October 2000
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1322 7 October 2000
Sharm al-Shaykh Summit 16 October 2000 - 18 October 2000
Israeli Retaliatory Strategy and First Signs of a "Militarized" Intifada 19 October 2000 - 7 November 2000
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/7 20 October 2000
The Mitchell Committee of Fact-Finding on the Palestinian-Israeli Confrontation 7 November 2000 - 30 December 2000
Toward a Protracted Confrontation 9 November 2000 - 22 December 2000
Israeli Prime Minister Barak Resigns 9 December 2000
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2000/1171 18 December 2000
Resumption of Peace Talks; the Clinton "Proposals" 19 December 2000 - 23 December 2000
Palestinian-Israeli Clashes Abate 23 December 2000 - 6 February 2001
Israeli Idea of Security Fence (Separation Wall) Begins to Take Shape 26 December 2000 - 3 January 2001
Israeli and Palestinian Response to the Clinton Proposals 28 December 2000 - 3 January 2001
The Taba Talks 21 January 2001 - 27 January 2001
Ariel Sharon is Elected Prime Minister of Israel; Intifada Casualties Under Ehud Barak 6 February 2001
Israel and the US Put Effective End to Peace Talks 7 February 2001 - 8 February 2001
Intense then Moderate Resurgence of Palestinian-Israeli Clashes 8 February 2001 - 7 March 2001
Operation Bronze and Escalation 7 March 2001 - 16 May 2001
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2001/270 27 March 2001 - 28 March 2001
Jordanian-Egyptian Proposal for a Cease-Fire and a Resumption of Talks 16 April 2001 - 27 April 2001
The Mitchell Report Is Issued 30 April 2001 - 15 May 2001
New Threshold Crossed with Suicide Bombing and Warplanes 18 May 2001 - 4 June 2001
Death of Faisal Husseini 31 May 2001
The Tenet Cease-Fire Plan 11 June 2001 - 20 June 2001
Israel's "Efforts" to Provoke Escalation 4 July 2001 - 14 August 2001
Israel Closes Orient House and Other Jerusalem Institutions 10 August 2001
Amid Escalation, Abu Ali Mustafa, PFLP Secretary-General, Is Assassinated 20 August 2001 - 10 September 2001
UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban 31 August 2001 - 8 September 2001
The 9-11 Attacks on the US 11 September 2001
US and Palestinian Efforts to Stop Israeli Escalation 12 September 2001 - 16 October 2001
Losses During the 1st Year of the Second Intifada 28 September 2001
President Bush Publicly Endorses the Creation of a Palestinian State 2 October 2001 - 15 October 2001
Assassination of Rehavam Ze'evi and its Immediate Aftermath 17 October 2001 - 25 October 2001
Timid Diplomatic Efforts 2 November 2001 - 19 November 2001
With the Assassination of Abu Hanud, Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation Reaches a New Level 20 November 2001 - 15 December 2001
Conference of High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention 5 December 2001
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2001/1199 14 December 2001
Another Timid Return to Diplomacy: a Peres-Qurai' Draft? 16 December 2001 - 27 December 2001
Karine A Arms Ship Is Captured and Arafat Is Isolated 3 January 2002 - 11 February 2002
Grave Escalation from Both Sides 9 January 2002 - 21 February 2002
An Uneven Race Between Diplomacy and Violence: Operation Colorful Journey 17 February 2002 - 26 March 2002
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1397 12 March 2002
Arab Summit Meeting in Beirut Adopts Saudi Peace Initiative 27 March 2002 - 28 March 2002
Massive Israeli Invasion: Operation Defensive Shield 28 March 2002 - 10 May 2002
Invasion of Ramallah: The Siege of Arafat's Compound 29 March 2002 - 1 May 2002
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1402 30 March 2002
Invasion of Bethlehem: The Siege of the Church of the Nativity 1 April 2002 - 10 May 2002
Invasion of Jenin Camp: Fierce Battle 3 April 2002 - 19 April 2002
Invasion of Nablus: Fierce Resistance 3 April 2002 - 21 April 2002
US Response to the Israeli Invasion 4 April 2002 - 17 April 2002
Birth of the Middle East "Quartet" 10 April 2002
Israel Decides to Create Buffer Zones (Separation Wall) 14 April 2002 - 25 April 2002
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1405 19 April 2002
Security on the Aftermath of Operation Defensive Shield 7 May 2002 - 5 June 2002
Israeli and International Pressures for a PA Reform 7 May 2002 - 5 June 2002
On the Road to Reform: First Palestinian Steps and Plans 15 May 2002 - 24 June 2002
Triggered by a Suicide Bombing, Israel Raids West Bank Towns and Shells Arafat's Headquarters 5 June 2002 - 17 June 2002
34th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem 17 June 2002 - 20 June 2002
Triggered by a Suicide Bombing, Israel Carries Out Operation Determined Path 18 June 2002 - 16 July 2002
George W. Bush's Major Speech on US Policy for the Middle East 24 June 2002
Assassination of Salah Shihadeh and its Immediate Aftermath 22 July 2002 - 14 August 2002
Toward a "Road Map" to Final Status? 13 August 2002 - 5 November 2002
Israeli Army Refocuses on Gaza Strip 19 August 2002 - 7 October 2002
Israeli Operation Matter of Time; Siege on Arafat Tightened; Protests All Over Occupied Territories 18 September 2002 - 29 September 2002
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1435 24 September 2002
Losses on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Second Intifada 28 September 2002
Israel Unable to Quell Palestinian Attacks 10 October 2002 - 5 January 2003
Israeli Leaders Push for an American War Against Iraq 16 October 2002 - 9 February 2003
Israel Closes all West Bank District Coordination Offices 3 December 2002 - 11 January 2003
Deepest Israeli Incursion in the Gaza Strip 24 January 2003 - 27 January 2003
The Likud Wins the Elections for the Knesset 28 January 2003
Arafat Accepts the Creation of a Prime Minister Position 9 February 2003 - 6 March 2003
Military Confrontation Escalates Again in Gaza 15 February 2003 - 8 March 2003
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Ramallah 8 March 2003 - 9 March 2003
The PLC Discusses and Approves Amendments to the Basic Law Creating the Post of Prime Minister 10 March 2003 - 18 March 2003
The US War Against Iraq; Security Developments in the West Bank and Gaza 17 March 2003 - 9 April 2003
Mahmoud Abbas Forms the Palestinian Government 19 March 2003 - 29 April 2003
US formally Presents Israel and the PA with the Road Map 30 April 2003
Heightened Violence Despite Diplomacy 1 May 2003 - 29 June 2003
The PLO Approves the Road Map 3 May 2003 - 11 May 2003
With US Blessing, Ambivalent Israeli Acceptance of the "Steps Set out in the Road Map" 4 May 2003 - 25 May 2003
Abbas and Sharon Meet in Jerusalem 17 May 2003 - 29 May 2003
Aqaba Summit: Bush, Abdullah, Abbas, and Sharon Meet 4 June 2003
Unilateral Cease-Fire Announcement and Gaza First Arrangements 21 June 2003 - 2 July 2003
The Cease-Fire: Toward Failure 1 July 2003 - 12 August 2003
The Cease-Fire Is Over 19 August 2003 - 25 August 2003
Ahmad Yasin and Yasir Arafat in the Line of Fire 4 September 2003 - 30 September 2003
Mahmoud Abbas Resigns as Prime Minister 6 September 2003
Ahmad Qurai' Is Appointed PM: A Nine-Week Ministerial Crisis 7 September 2003 - 12 November 2003
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2003/891 16 September 2003
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/12 19 September 2003
Losses on the Three-Year Anniversary of the Second Intifada 28 September 2003
Israel Adopts Plan for Second Phase of Separation Wall 1 October 2003
Extending Retaliation to Syrian Territory; Operation Root Canal in Rafah 4 October 2003 - 30 October 2003
The Geneva "Private" Initiative 12 October 2003 - 1 December 2003
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2003/980 14 October 2003
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/13 21 October 2003
Violence Abates to a Moderate Level 1 November 2003 - 17 December 2003
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1515 19 November 2003
Palestinian Peace Gestures 1 December 2003 - 7 January 2004
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/14 8 December 2003
Sharon's Speech on Unilateral Disengagement Plan 18 December 2003
Timing New Israeli Escalation with Sharon's Speech on Disengagement Plan 18 December 2003 - 31 January 2004
Sharon's Interview on Gaza-Centered Disengagement Plan 12 January 2004 - 2 February 2004
Timing Another Israeli Escalation with Sharon's Interview on Gaza-Centered Disengagement Plan 2 February 2004 - 13 March 2004
Israel Launches Operation Continuous Story; Assassination of Ahmad Yasin 14 March 2004 - 5 April 2004
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2004/240 25 March 2004
Sharon's Letter to Bush on Disengagement Plan 14 April 2004
Bush's Letter to Sharon on the Disengagement Plan 14 April 2004
Timing Another Israeli Escalation with Sharon's Plan; Assassination of Abd al-Aziz Rantisi 15 April 2004 - 29 April 2004
Reactions to Bush's Assurances to Sharon RE Disengagement Plan 15 April 2004 - 6 May 2004
In Spite of Israeli Raids, Palestinian Military Resistance Remains High in Gaza 2 May 2004 - 13 May 2004
General Assembly Resolution A/Res/58/292 6 May 2004
Widening Philadelphi (Salahuddin) Route: Operation Rainbow 16 May 2004 - 24 May 2004
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1544 19 May 2004
An Egyptian Security Plan for the PA 24 May 2004 - 6 July 2004
Life Sentence Against Marwan Barghouti 6 June 2004
Israeli Cabinet Ambiguously Endorses Sharon's Disengagement Plan 6 June 2004
Annual Zionist General Council (WZO) Meets in Jerusalem 18 June 2004
Operation Full Court Press in Nablus 23 June 2004 - 19 August 2004
Operation Active Shield in Gaza; Assassination of Militants in Gaza and West Bank 27 June 2004 - 5 August 2004
The Palestinian Leadership Faces an Internal Crisis and Risks Loss of Control 7 July 2004 - 27 July 2004
The ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Separation Wall 9 July 2004
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/15 20 July 2004
Settlement Activity in Spite of Road Map 2 August 2004 - 23 August 2004
Israeli-Palestinian Military Confrontation as Routine 18 August 2004 - 27 September 2004
Losses on the Four-Year Anniversary of the Second Intifada 28 September 2004
Operation Days of Penitence 29 September 2004 - 15 October 2004
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2004/783 5 October 2004
Arafat's Sudden Illness and Death 12 October 2004 - 12 November 2004
Smooth and Constitutional Transition in PLO and PA Leadership 11 November 2004 - 1 December 2004
Israeli Attacks Resume: Operations Orange Iron, Violet Iron 17 November 2004 - 28 December 2004
Palestinian Presidential Elections: Mahmoud Abbas Is Elected 1 December 2004 - 15 January 2005
First Round of Municipal Elections 23 December 2004 - 27 January 2005
Israel Launches Operation Eastern Step 8 January 2005 - 17 January 2005
Palestinian Efforts to Stop Anti-Israeli Attacks: An Informal One-Month Truce 17 January 2005 - 26 January 2005
Abbas-Sharon Summit in Sharm al-Shaykh 8 February 2005
Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Security Coordination 15 February 2005 - 30 April 2005
New Palestinian Cabinet under Ahmad Qurai' 24 February 2005
London Meeting on Supporting the Palestinian Authority 1 March 2005
US Day-to-Day Involvement in Palestinian-Related Security Matters and in the Disengagement Plan 10 March 2005 - 30 June 2005
Palestinian Dialogue Conference Held in Cairo 15 March 2005 - 17 March 2005
Major Construction Plan in Ma'ale Adumim 21 March 2005 - 6 April 2005
James Wolfensohn Appointed to Follow Economic-Related Disengagement Matters 14 April 2005 - 20 June 2005
Second Round of Municipal Elections 5 May 2005
Mahmoud Abbas's First Visit to White House as PA President 25 May 2005
Palestinian Truce Commitment at Risk 18 June 2005 - 21 July 2005
Disengagement: Evacuation of Settlers 8 August 2005 - 22 August 2005
Disengagement: Evacuation of Troops; The Case of Gaza-Egypt Border 15 August 2005 - 21 September 2005
Disengagement: The Case of Gaza-Egypt Crossing in Rafah 7 September 2005 - 17 September 2005
Disengagement: Celebrations in Gaza 12 September 2005 - 24 September 2005
Ongoing Israeli Raids: Operation First Rain 23 September 2005 - 2 October 2005
Losses on the Five-Year Anniversary of the Second Intifada 28 September 2005
Third Round of Municipal Elections 29 September 2005
Palestinian Legislative Elections: Parties and Factions Sign a Code of Conduct 17 October 2005
Israel Launches Operation Starting All Over Again 24 October 2005 - 30 October 2005
Post Disengagement: Agreement on Movement and Access 15 November 2005
Post Disengagement: Agreed Principles for Rafah Crossing 15 November 2005 - 23 November 2005
Palestinian Legislative Elections: Fatah's Confused Preparation 25 November 2005 - 28 December 2005
After Ongoing Israeli Military Activities, A Surge in Violence 27 November 2005 - 15 December 2005
Fourth Round of Municipal Elections 15 December 2005
Palestinian Legislative Elections: Registered Party Slates 18 December 2005
Operation Blue Skies and Continuing Escalation 22 December 2005 - 23 January 2006
After a Massive Stroke, Sharon Is Replaced by Ehud Olmert as Acting PM 4 January 2006
Palestinian Legislative Elections: At the Polls 25 January 2006
Palestinian Legislative Elections Results: Hamas's Victory 26 January 2006 - 29 January 2006
Palestinian Legislative Election Results: Initial Israeli and International Reactions 27 January 2006 - 5 February 2006
Palestinian Legislative Election Results: Initial Palestinian Reactions 27 January 2006 - 4 May 2006
Israeli Operations Resume 3 February 2006 - 11 February 2006
US-Israel Plan to Destabilize a Hamas-Led PA 17 February 2006 - 19 February 2006
PA New Legislature and Consultations to Form a New Cabinet 18 February 2006 - 16 March 2006
Pressure on Palestinians; Gaza on the Brink of a Humanitarian Crisis 1 March 2006 - 25 April 2006
Olmert's Separation Plan 5 March 2006 - 9 March 2006
Israeli Raid on Jericho Jail 14 March 2006 - 18 March 2006
Formation of the Hamas-Led Cabinet 19 March 2006 - 28 March 2006
Olmert's Kadima Party Wins the Knesset Elections 28 March 2006 - 4 May 2006
Israel Launches Operation Southern Arrow 30 March 2006 - 14 May 2006
Israel’s Campaign Against Non-ID Holders in the West Bank 1 April 2006 - 6 September 2006
Abbas's Control Over PA Security Forces 5 April 2006 - 11 April 2006
Hamas-Led PA Ministry of Interior Establishes the Executive Support Force in Gaza 20 April 2006 - 25 May 2006
A “Temporary International Mechanism” to Channel Funds Through Abbas’s Office 9 May 2006 - 27 July 2006
The Prisoners' Initiative: National Conciliation Document 10 May 2006 - 13 May 2006
Haniyeh Proposes a Long-term Cease-fire and Peace 23 May 2006
Israeli Operations in the West Bank 24 May 2006 - 22 June 2006
Fatah-Hamas Clashes 26 May 2006 - 24 June 2006
Israel Steps up Military Actions in Gaza 29 May 2006 - 15 June 2006
35th Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem 19 June 2006 - 22 June 2006
Hamas Operation Dispel Illusion: Capture of Gilad Shalit 25 June 2006 - 1 July 2006
Palestinian Factions Agree on the National Conciliation Document 27 June 2006
Israel Retaliates Against Shalit's Capture: Operation Summer Rains 28 June 2006 - 8 July 2006
Major Arrest Raid Against Hamas-Affiliated PA Officials 29 June 2006 - 19 August 2006
New Israeli Pattern of Battering Gaza 11 July 2006 - 15 August 2006
Hizballah Fighters Capture Israeli Soldiers 12 July 2006
Attempted Assassination of Muhammad Dayf 12 July 2006
2nd Israel War on Lebanon: the July War 12 July 2006 - 14 August 2006
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2006/508 13 July 2006
July War: Israel Launches an Air War Against Hizballah 13 July 2006
July War: Israel's Air War Fails to Knock out Hizballah 14 July 2006 - 16 July 2006
July War: Diplomacy Paralyzed by the US 14 July 2006 - 16 July 2006
July War: Israel's Special Operations Along the Border 17 July 2006 - 19 July 2006
Major Israeli Operation in Nablus 19 July 2006 - 21 July 2006
July War: Israel Attempts to Establish a Limited Foothold in Southern Lebanon 19 July 2006 - 29 July 2006
July War: Massacre in Qana; 48-Hour Partial Suspension of Air Strikes 30 July 2006 - 2 August 2006
July War: Israel Attempts to Create a Special Security Zone 2 August 2006 - 10 August 2006
July War: Diplomatic Efforts for a Cease-Fire 5 August 2006 - 9 August 2006
July War: Israel Attempts a Ground Offensive in Southern Lebanon 11 August 2006 - 14 August 2006
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1701 11 August 2006
July War: The Cease-Fire 12 August 2006 - 14 August 2006
July War: A Balance Sheet 14 August 2006
July War: Israel Begins Withdrawing from Southern Lebanon 14 August 2006 - 17 August 2006
Israel's Operation Summer Rains Against Gaza Continues 15 August 2006 - 9 September 2006
Olmert's Convergence Plan Put Aside; Settlement Activity Resumes 18 August 2006 - 21 September 2006
Intra-Palestinian Dynamics: The False Hopes of National Unity Talks 25 August 2006 - 23 September 2006
Intra-Palestinian Dynamics: Demonstrations and Violence 28 August 2006 - 23 October 2006
Israel's Operation Summer Rains Enters its 4th Month 1 October 2006 - 31 October 2006
Israel's Operation Autumn Clouds Against Gaza 1 November 2006 - 12 November 2006
Palestinian Unity Talks: A Cabinet of Technocrats? 6 November 2006 - 20 November 2006
Draft Security Council Resolution S/2006/878 11 November 2006
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/16 17 November 2006
Gaza Escalation Followed by a Negotiated Cease-Fire 20 November 2006 - 26 November 2006
Three Dramatic Spikes in Fatah-Hamas Violence 10 December 2006 - 8 February 2007
The US to Strengthen Security Forces Loyal to Abbas 14 December 2006 - 5 January 2007
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/17 15 December 2006
The US Revisits the Road Map 14 January 2007 - 15 January 2007
Saudi Initiative for Palestinian Unity: the Mecca Accord 28 January 2007 - 8 February 2007
International Responses to Palestinian Unity Efforts 2 February 2007 - 19 February 2007
Israeli Operation Hot Winter in Nablus 25 February 2007 - 7 March 2007
Formation of the Palestinian Unity Government 15 March 2007 - 17 March 2007
A Mixed International Reception to the Palestinian Unity Government 17 March 2007 - 31 March 2007
Arab Summit Meets in Riyad: Revival of the Arab Peace Initiative 28 March 2007 - 17 April 2007
Israel Escalates Attacks in Gaza and the West Bank 3 April 2007 - 29 May 2007
Palestinians in Jaffa Protest Eviction Plans of Israel Land Administration 27 April 2007
After the July War: Winograd Commission Interim Report 30 April 2007
Fatah-Hamas Infighting Resumes 11 May 2007 - 20 May 2007
The Battle of Nahr al-Barid 20 May 2007 - 2 September 2007
Hamas Seizes Control of Gaza 10 June 2007 - 16 June 2007
Emergency Cabinet in the West Bank 14 June 2007 - 26 June 2007
Reactions to West Bank - Gaza Strip Split 17 June 2007 - 20 June 2007
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Ramallah 20 June 2007 - 21 June 2007
Israeli Operations Against Gaza Resume 24 June 2007 - 12 July 2007
Tony Blair Appointed Quartet Special Representative 27 June 2007
Fayyad's Emergency Government Becomes a de facto Regular Government 5 July 2007 - 14 July 2007
Bush's Policy Speech and Call for an International Conference 16 July 2007
Another PLO Central Council Meeting Within Four Weeks 18 July 2007
Abbas-Olmert Meetings to Reach Understandings Before the International Conference 6 August 2007 - 10 September 2007
Ongoing Military Confrontation: Israel Declares Gaza a "Hostile Territory" 16 August 2007 - 3 November 2007
Palestinian and Israeli Teams to Prepare Annapolis International Conference 20 September 2007 - 25 November 2007
Death of Haydar Abd al-Shafi 25 September 2007
Both Authorities in West Bank and Gaza Reorganize Security Forces 2 November 2007 - 4 December 2007
The Annapolis Conference 27 November 2007
Settlement Expansion in Jabal Abu Ghunaym/ Har Homa 4 December 2007
Effects of the Siege of Gaza on Private Sector Production 9 December 2007 - 9 January 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status: Bad Start 12 December 2007 - 27 December 2007
Nablus Remains a Hot Spot 15 December 2007 - 5 January 2008
Donors' Conference in Paris Supports Abbas's PA; PEGASE to Replace TIM 17 December 2007 - 1 February 2008
The Quartet Expresses "Concern" over Jabal Abu Ghunaym/ Har Homa Expansion 17 December 2007
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status: Palestinian Side Sounded Out 7 January 2008 - 27 January 2008
Bush's Statement on Palestinian Statehood, Jerusalem 10 January 2008
Relentless Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation in Gaza 15 January 2008 - 22 January 2008
A Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Damascus 23 January 2008 - 25 January 2008
Gaza Palestinians Break Out into Sinai 23 January 2008 - 3 February 2008
Israeli Supreme Court Endorses Economic Sanction Against Gaza 30 January 2008
After the July War: Final Report of the Winograd Commission 30 January 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status Intensify 4 February 2008 - 24 February 2008
Assassination of Hizballah's Imad Mughniyah in Damascus 12 February 2008
Israel Launches Operation Hot Winter in Gaza 28 February 2008 - 3 March 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status: Israeli's Security Demands 28 February 2008 - 11 May 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status (Almost) Suspended 2 March 2008
Israel Announces New Settlement Construction Plans 9 March 2008 - 2 April 2008
Hamas Proposes a Comprehensive Cease-Fire 12 March 2008
Hamas-Fatah Talks in Yemen 18 March 2008 - 28 March 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status Resume: Refugees and Territory Stumbling Blocks 24 March 2008 - 4 May 2008
Gaza: Military Confrontation Continues and Siege is Tightened 26 March 2008 - 15 May 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status: A Disappointing Abbas-Bush Meeting 25 April 2008
Israel Refuses an Egyptian-Brokered Gaza Cease-Fire Offer 30 April 2008 - 12 May 2008
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status to Nowhere 27 May 2008 - 1 January 2009
Hamas and Israel Agree on a Six-Month Gaza Cease-Fire; Blockade Marginally Eased 17 June 2008 - 4 November 2008
To Delink the West Bank from the Gaza Cease-Fire, Israel Escalates in the West Bank 7 July 2008 - 15 July 2008
Political Crisis in Israel 30 July 2008 - 10 February 2009
Post-Annapolis Talks on Final Status: Olmert's Political Gamble 31 August 2008 - 16 September 2008
Palestinian-Israeli Clashes in Acre 8 October 2008 - 13 October 2008
Barak Obama Is Elected President of the United States 4 November 2008
Israel Breaks the Gaza Cease-Fire 4 November 2008 - 30 November 2008
Seal on Gaza Borders Tightened 5 November 2008 - 29 November 2008
The PLO Central Council Meets in Ramallah 23 November 2008 - 24 November 2008
Gaza Cease-Fire Falls Apart 14 December 2008 - 21 December 2008
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1850 16 December 2008
Prelude to Israel's War on Gaza 21 December 2008 - 26 December 2008
The War on Gaza (2008-09): Operation Cast Lead/ Battle of al-Furqan 27 December 2008 - 18 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 1, Start of Phase 1 27 December 2008
War on Gaza, Day 2 28 December 2008
War on Gaza, Day 3 29 December 2008
War on Gaza, Day 4 30 December 2008
War on Gaza, Day 5 31 December 2008
War on Gaza, Day 6 1 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 7 2 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 8: End of Phase 1; Balance Sheet 3 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 9: Start of Phase 2 4 January 2009
War on Gaza: Calls for Active Diplomacy 4 January 2009 - 5 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 10; Gaza Strip Segmented into 3 Operational Zones 5 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 11: Dramatic Surge in Palestinian Civilian Casualties 6 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 12 7 January 2009
Security Council Resolution S/RES/1860 8 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 13 8 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 14 9 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 15: Intensification of Israeli Attacks 10 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 16 11 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 17 12 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 18 13 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 19: Hamas Cease-Fire Offer 14 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 20 15 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 21 16 January 2009
War on Gaza: US-Israel MOU on Arms Smuggling into Gaza 16 January 2009
War on Gaza, Day 22 17 January 2009
War on Gaza: Israel Announces a Unilateral Cease-Fire 17 January 2009
War on Gaza: Parallel Israeli and Hamas Cease-Fires; Balance Sheet 18 January 2009
Israel Completes Its Withdrawal from Gaza 20 January 2009 - 21 January 2009
President Obama Prepares Active Engagement in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process 22 January 2009 - 4 March 2009
Gaza Tenuous Cease-Fire 27 January 2009 - 12 February 2009
Binyamin Netanyahu of Likud Forms Israeli Cabinet after Close Election Results 10 February 2009 - 31 March 2009
Talks to Consolidate Cease-Fire and Exchange Prisoners End in Failure 13 February 2009 - 18 February 2009
Palestinian National Unity Talks Resume in Cairo 25 February 2009 - 18 May 2009
Donor Conference for Gaza Reconstruction, Sharm al-Shaykh 2 March 2009
Western Powers Adopt a Program of Action Against Weapons Smuggling into Gaza 13 March 2009
The New Netanyahu Government Prepares its Position on the Palestinian Issue 31 March 2009 - 5 May 2009
The UN Human Rights Council Forms a Fact-Finding Mission on the War on Gaza (the Goldstone Mission) 3 April 2009
The Obama Administration Prepares its Peace Initiative with the Arab Side 21 April 2009 - 28 May 2009
War on Gaza: Report of the UN Headquarters Board of Inquiry into Incidents Related to UN Premises 4 May 2009
The Obama Administration Prepares its Peace Initiative with the Israeli Side: The Settlements Issue 18 May 2009 - 1 June 2009
Obama's Speech at Cairo University on the United States and the Muslim World 4 June 2009
Netanyahu's Speech at Bar-Ilan University on Peace and Security for Israel 14 June 2009
Fayyad's Speech at al-Quds University on Setting the Goal for Statehood in Two Years 22 June 2009
US-Israel Disagreement Over the Settlements Freeze 26 June 2009 - 28 July 2009
Hamas's Heavy-Handed Control of a Salafi Group in Gaza 22 July 2009 - 15 August 2009
Israel's Demolition and Eviction Orders Increase in East Jerusalem 2 August 2009 - 9 November 2009
Israel Land Administration Law 3 August 2009
Fatah Sixth General Conference Is Held in Bethlehem 4 August 2009 - 8 August 2009
Fatah Sixth General Conference Renews Its Governing Bodies 8 August 2009 - 11 August 2009
US Resolve on Settlement Freeze Peters Out 19 August 2009 - 22 September 2009
Salam Fayyad's Government Issues “Ending the Occupation, Establishing the State” Plan 25 August 2009 - 24 September 2009
Palestine National Council Special Meeting Is Held in Ramallah 26 August 2009 - 27 August 2009
Egypt's Efforts for Palestinian Reconciliation Fail Once More 9 September 2009 - 25 October 2009
Goldstone Report on the War on Gaza 15 September 2009 - 25 September 2009
Cross-Border Violence, Gaza 20 September 2009 - 3 October 2009
Clashes in East Jerusalem over al-Aqsa Mosque 27 September 2009 - 25 October 2009
The Goldstone Report and Palestinian Erratic Decision-Making 29 September 2009 - 16 October 2009
Israel-Hamas Token Preliminary Prisoner Deal 2 October 2009 - 3 October 2009
Clinton's Disturbing Misstep on Settlements 31 October 2009 - 3 November 2009
General Assembly Resolution A/RES/64/10 5 November 2009
Palestinian Legislative and Presidential Elections Postponed 12 November 2009
Israel Approves a Major Settlement Plan in Gilo, East Jerusalem 17 November 2009
Israel's Temporary and Partial Settlement Freeze 25 November 2009
The Deceptive Settlement Freeze 26 November 2009 - 5 January 2010
PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Ramallah 15 December 2009 - 16 December 2009
The US Tries to Launch Israeli-Palestinian Talks Through Letters of Guarantee 16 December 2009 - 4 January 2010
Meaningful Reduction in Rockets Fired from Gaza Since the End of the War Against Gaza 31 December 2009
The US Tries to Launch Israeli-Palestinian “Proximity” Talks 7 January 2010 - 8 February 2010
Establishment of Palestinian National Dignity Fund 12 January 2010 - 18 May 2010
Assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhuh in Dubai 20 January 2010 - 31 January 2010
Palestinian Municipal Elections Announced and Delayed 8 February 2010 - 12 February 2011
Israel Declares Two West Bank Shrines as Part of Its National Heritage Sites 21 February 2010 - 25 February 2010
The Arab League and the PLO Endorse Israeli-Palestinian Proximity Talks 3 March 2010 - 7 March 2010
Israel's Ramat Shlomo Constructions' Plan During Joe Biden's Visit 8 March 2010 - 11 March 2010
US Demands on Israel After the Ramat Shlomo Plan 9 March 2010 - 25 March 2010
Gaza Cross-Border Situation Deteriorates 11 March 2010 - 1 April 2010
The US Shies Away from Its Strong Demands on Israel 19 March 2010 - 30 April 2010
US Offers Ambiguous Assurances to the Palestinians 20 April 2010 - 21 April 2010
With the Arab League Blessing, Israeli-Palestinian Proximity Talks Are Launched 22 April 2010 - 20 May 2010
The Mavi Marmara Incident 30 May 2010 - 5 June 2010
International Reactions to the Mavi Marmara Incident 31 May 2010 - 3 June 2010
Statement of the President of the Security Council S/PRST/2010/9 1 June 2010
Egypt Announces a Restricted Opening of its Border with Gaza after the Mavi Marmara Incident 2 June 2010