In 1948, as their sovereignty over palestine was coming to an end, the british were handing over the strategic high points of the city to the heavily armed arab troops outnumbered and outgunned, the israeli forces struggled battling over safed for months. 1948 arab-israeli war began after the declaration of the state of israel on may 15, 1948 began after the declaration of the state of israel on may 15, 1948 according to israel, the war resulted from arab rejection of the united nations partition plan of november 1947 (in which israel was formed out of part of palestine . The first arab-israeli war that same year left the west bank in jordanian control and the gaza strip in egyptian hands in the aftermath of the 1967 war, israel seized both these territories and controlled all of what had been mandatory palestine. During the 1948 arab—israeli war, russia helped israel obtain arms to fight a contingent of hostile countries that included egypt, syria, iraq and jordan if russia would take into account.
Fifty years ago this week, the six-day war dramatically altered geographic borders and political fortunes in the middle east for israelis, the stunning 1967 victory meant an expanded country that. The palestine-israel journal is a non-profit organization, founded in 1994 by ziad abuzayyad and victor cygielman, two prominent palestinian and israeli journalists, and was established concurrently with the first phases of the oslo peace process to encourage dialogue between civil societies on both sides and broaden the base of support for the peace process. In response to the war, the un security council passes resolution 242, which calls for the withdrawal of israeli armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict [in official un languages other than english the article the precedes territories, thus implying that israel has.
The arab response to defeat was a thirst for revenge, and the process of regrouping to launch the 1973 war was the nearest the arab world would come to true unity this book examines the post-1973 development of the armies of egypt, jordan and syria, as well as the palestinian guerrilla and terrorist groups. Six-day war, also called june war or third arab-israeli war, brief war that took place june 5-10, 1967, and was the third of the arab-israeli wars israel's decisive victory included the capture of the sinai peninsula, gaza strip, west bank, old city of jerusalem, and the golan heights the status of these territories subsequently became a major point of contention in the arab-israeli. Campus watch demands academic integrity in north american middle east studies (mes) programs it reviews and critiques mes bias with the aim of improving education - keeping watch on scores of professors at hundreds of universities. After the war, in 1947, the united nations approved a partition plan that provided for two states — one jewish, one arab — with jerusalem governed by a special international regime owing. Uncovered: uk intel encouraged arab armies to invade israel in 1948 intelligence obtained by the french secret services in the middle east sheds new light on britain's role in the arab-israeli war of independence.
Western jerusalem is the sector of jerusalem that remained under israeli control after the 1948 arab-israeli war during the 1948 arab-israeli war, west jerusalem was among the areas captured and later annexed by israel while east jerusalem, including the old city, was captured and later annexed by jordan. The united states sought a middle way by supporting the united nations resolution, but also encouraging negotiations between arabs and jews in the middle east (the arab-israeli war of 1948, nd) the united nations resolution ignited a conflict between jewish and arab groups within palestine. The war of independence - 1948 war (the 'nakba') - the war of independence or 1948 war is divided into the pre-independence period, and the post-independence period clashes between israeli underground groups and arab irregulars began almost as soon as the un passed the partition resolution.
Modern history stage 6 syllabus option e: the arab-israeli conflict 1948-1996 principal focus: students investigate key features and issues in the history of the arab-israeli conflict 1948-1996. The author is a former political-military analyst with the us department of defense and terrorism analyst with the state department he is currently a security consultant, focusing on the. In 1948, when the first arab-israeli war broke out in response to israel's creation, egypt took part in the arab coalition to defeat israel the arabs were ultimately defeated and the war had devastating effects for palestinians as the israelis expelled them from israel and seized an amount of land that exceeded the area allotted from the un.
Arab-israeli wars, series of military conflicts between israeli and various arab forces, most notably in 1948-49, 1956, 1967, 1973, 1982, and 2006 read more on this topic israel: the war of 1948. Arab/ israeli conflict - arab/ israeli conflict ss7h2 the student will analyze continuity and change in southwest asia (middle east) leading to the 21st century a a explain how european | powerpoint ppt presentation | free to view. As is well known, most of the private arab lands were seized by the israeli state, including the town of ma'alul, from which my parents were expelled in 1948 and which was completely destroyed my children and i, though citizens of israel, are forbidden from returning to the town.
Within the scope of this chapter are all seven major arab-israeli wars: the 1948 palestine war, the 1956 suez war, the june 1967 six-day war, the 1969-70 war of attrition, the october 1973 yom kippur war, the 1982 lebanon war, and the 1991 gulf war. The pre-independence civil war began shortly after the passage of un general assembly resolution 181 which was supposed to partition palestine into a jewish state and an arab state, and an international area including jerusalem and a large area around it. Foreign relations of the united states, 1948, the near east, south asia, and africa, volume v, part 2 501bb palestine/9-148: telegram the secretary of state to the special representative of the united states in israel ( mcdonald . The 1948 defeat in the arab-israeli war, the ambiguous armistice agreements that followed and the growing belief in the need for collective arab actions that characterized the second critical turning point created the conditions for the third critical turning point, which was highlighted by the 1967 arab-israeli war.