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Father, made covenant with God promising land through his descendants both to Arabs and Israelites
Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
Dictator of Iraq - took over power in coup, pushed war against Iran, invaded Kuwait - Persian Gulf War - genocide against Kurds
President of Afghanistan, helped overthrow Taliban, sought international aid for Afghanistan.
British document that promised land in Palestine as homeland for Jews in exchange for Jews help in WWI
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
problems: oil used as a weapon to influence other countries
a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon, (West Bank)
42nd President of the United States, present at Camp David Accords (Israel & Egypt)
War of Independence/ The Catastrophe
final pullout of British troops in Palestine, Israel a state
5 surrounding Arab countries attack Israel.
Israel=78% land, Palestinians issued right of return
Israel invades Egypt after Israeli shipping block, seized GAza and control of Gulf of Aqaba
after pressure from US and UN, retreated
Israel and Syria, Russia told Syria Israel was planning an attack
Israel triples land, 500,000 Palestinians displaced
Yom Kippur War
Arab countries attack on holiest day in the Israeli calender, used oil embargo as a weapon to punish countries who supported Israel
an attempt to resolve the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict. the first direct, face-to-face agreement between the government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization. attended by Clinton, Arafat, and Rabin
1991 Gulf War
Iraq invades Kuwait, "historically part of Iraq", for access to oil and Persian Gulf
ILLEGAL, threat to Us ally Saudi-Arabia and oil resources, US forms coalition to drive Iraq out
2002 Gulf War
US invades Iraq with intelligence of Sadam-Hussein's whereabouts & of Iraq's WMDs
Iraq refuses to grant entrance, war begun
Five Pillars of Islam
true Muslims were expected to follow (principle of Salvation): belief in Allah, pray 5 times a day, giving of alms, fasting during Ramadan, pilgrimage to Mecca once in a lifetime
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