ME History Timeline

Events

Partition of the British Palestine Mandate

November 29, 1947

Creation of Israel

May 14 1948

led to distress in palestine

Suez Crisis

October 1956

Creation of OPEC

1960

Group that controls oil shipments.

6 day war

June 5, 1967 - June 10, 1967

Munich Olympic Crisis

September 5, 1972 - September 6, 1972

Shooting at the Olympics

Camp David Accords

1978

Peace treaty between Israel and Palestine

First Gulf War

August 2, 1990 - February 28, 1991

This war began because of the creation of Kuwait.

911

September 11, 2001

Al quida hijackes plane and wreck the World Trade Center.

War in Afganistan

October 7, 2001 - Present

U.S. invades Afghanistan

Second Gulf War

March 30, 2003 - December 18, 2011

Iraq invades Kuwait again