Conflicts in the Middle East

Previous Units

World War I (1914-1918)

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Holocaust (1933-1945)

1933 - 1945

World War II (1939-1945)

1939 - 1945

Cold War (1945-1991)

1945 - 1991

India partitioned into India and Pakistan (1947)

1947

Nelson Mandela elected 1st black president of South Africa (1994)

1994

Conflicts in the Middle East

Zionism movement founded (1896)

1896

Balfour Declaration (1917)

November 1917

Palestine becomes British mandate (1920)

1920

U.N. partitions Palestine/ creation of Israel (1947)

1947

British give Palestine to U.N. (1947)

1947

War of Independence (1948)

1948

Suez Canal Crisis (1956)

1956

Six Day War (1967)

1967

Yom Kippur War (1973)

1973

Camp David Accords (1978) - Egypt recognizes Israel

1978

Iranian Revolution (1979)

1979

Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)

1980 - 1988

Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)

1990 - 1991

Oslo Accords - West Bank and Gaza to be governed by PLO

1993

Saddam Hussein orders UN weapons inspectors to leave Iraq (1998)

1998

ISIS founded (1999)

1999

9/11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)

2001

U.S. troops drive Taliban out of Afghanistan (2001)

2001

Iraq War (2003-2011)

2003 - 2011

Saddam Hussein sentenced to death for crimes against humanity (2006)

2006

U.S. Navy Seals find and kill Osama bin Laden (2011)

2011