Moses leads Jews from slavery in Egypt.
Jews made Babylonian slaves
King Cyrus II formed after falling under Zoroaster's sway
Jews are freed and given money to rebuild temple
Greek ruler whose lands stretched from Egypt to Persia after his death
Ruled Egypt following Alexander the Great's death
Last of Alexandria's pharaohs
First emperor of Roman Empire who was responsible for ending the Greek Empire
Attained Egypt, Syria, and Palestine
Failed to get Persia
Within 24 hours of Israeli's creation, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq attacked.
Israel ended the war with 78% of Palestinian territory (victorious).
Egyptian President Nasser nationalized Suez Canal.
Israel, Britain, and France attacked to gain back British control.
U.S. shooed them out - sided with Egypt.
Preemptive strike by Israel against Egypt
Israel took all of Palestinian land, lands in Egypt and Syria, and Jerusalem as their capital
Egypt and Syria wanted their land back and attacked Israel.
U.S. sent arms to Israel.
Arab OPEC countries shut off oil to U.S.
Israel kept most of the land.
Mass exodus of people
Syria and Israel exploited country during war.
Country remains in ruins
Negotiated by President Carter
Fears that the Iranian Revolution in 1979 would inspire insurgency among Iraq's long-suppressed Shia majority
Iraq's desire to replace Iran as the dominant Persian Gulf state
Sparked when an Israeli truck killed 4 Palestinians
Islamic study group forms the radical group Hamas (suicide bombers)
"Operation Desert Storm"
War waged by a U.N.-authorized Coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States, against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
First face to face agreement between Israel and Palestine
Palestinian National Authority (PNA) created.
Called for the withdrawal of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) from parts of the Gaza Strip and West Bank
Characterized by Palestinian suicide bombers exploding in Israel
Conflict between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon that left the country in more ruins.
The U.S. supported Israel.