The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Arab Israeli conflict has gone on for
many years. There have been many wars,
terrorist attacks and peace treaties between
Israel and the Arab countries. Through war
and Treaties Israel has gained and lost alot
of land. There have been 4 major wars
between Israel and The Arab countries, as
well as terrorist attacks. The reason for
many of these attacks include land, claim of
the country and anti-semitisem. Israel which
is only 8,000 square miles is on the
Mediterranean sea which is very good for its
ports which are good for shipping and trade.
The first of the wars involving the Arabs and
the Israelis was the First Palestinian War
which took place between 1947 and 1949. It
was a civil war between the Palestinian
Jews and the Arabs.The Jewish military
group, Haganah dominated in the war and
came out victorious. In 1948 The United
Nations declared Israel a free state. The
next of the wars was the Suez Sinai War.
This war began October 29, 1956 after
Syria, Egypt and Jordan announced that the
would join forces under Egypts commander
in chief. Israel came out victorious in that war
as well and captured The Sinai Peninsula
which belonged to Egypt and The Gaza Strip
which belonged to Jordan. Israel wasn\'t
aloud to use the Suez Canal which belonged
to Egypt. The next war was the Six Day War
which ended the ten years of peace between
the countries. The Six Day War started June
5th 1967,when Israel bombed Egyptian,
Jordanian, Syrian and Iraqi airfields
destroying more than four hundred
airplanes. By June 8th Israel had stoped
fighting with Egypt, Jordan and Iraq and
started Fighting with the Syrians. Syria had
shelled northern Israel, but Israel captured
the Golan Heights from Syria and the West
Bank From Jordan. The war was over June
10th when the United Nations negotiated a
cease-fire between the countries. The Yom
Kippur War started October 6th 1973. It is
Called the Yom Kippur War because It
started on Yom Kippur the holiest day on the
Jewish calendar. It was led by Egypt and
Syria attacking Israeli solders. Israel was
caught off guard because it was the holiday.
The war destroyed many things. The Arabs
lost approximate 2000 tanks and 500
airplanes. Israel lost over 800 tanks and 100
airplanes. The war cost over 7 billion
American dollars in material losses. It was a
major loss to all the countries involved. In
1979 the Arab Israeli conflict took a turn for
the good when Israel and Egypt Signed a
peace treaty at Camp David. The treaty was
a trade that Israel would Give Egypt The
Sinai Peninsula and Egypt would have
peace with Israel. In 1994 Yitzhak Rabin
Prime Minister of Israel and Yasser Arifat
head Of the Palestine Liberation
Organization signed a peace treaty that
Israel gave the Palistine Liberation
Organization the Gaza Strip and the West
Bank and Israel got peace, but after the
treaty was signed there were still many
terrorist attacks on Israel and November 4th
1995 Prime Minister Rabin was
assassinated by a Israel man who saw that
the peace treaty wasn\'t working and didn\'t
believe in trading land that Israel fought for
in many wars for peace that wasn\'t working.
In 1996 Israel signed a peace treaty with
Jordan. Israel is currently Trying to make a
treaty with Syria but It hasn\'t happened yet
because Syria wants The Golan Hights an
Israel dosent wasn\'t to give it to them. Since
1947 Israel has had war with many Arab
countries. They have gained alot of land
through war but later gave it away in peace
treaties. There are many people who
disagree in giving away the land. The Arab
Israeli conflict has gotten alot better over the
year. They were not directly involved in any
wars since 1973 and they have made peace
with many countries. The Arab-Israeli
Conflict The Arab Israeli conflict has gone on
for many years. There have been many
wars, terrorist attacks and peace treaties
between Israel and the Arab countries.
Through war and Treaties Israel has gained
and lost alot of land. There have been 4
major wars between Israel and The Arab
countries, as well as terrorist attacks. The
reason for many of these attacks include
land, claim of the country and
anti-semitisem. Israel which is only 8,000
square miles is on the Mediterranean sea
which is very good for its ports which are
good for shipping and trade. The first of the
wars involving the Arabs and the Israelis was
the First Palestinian War which took place
between 1947 and 1949. It was a civil war
between the Palestinian Jews and the
Arabs.The Jewish military group, Haganah
dominated in the war and came out
victorious. In 1948 The United Nations
declared Israel a free state. The next of the
wars was the Suez Sinai War. This war
began October 29, 1956 after