Arab-israeli conflict

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1-But then In the late 1800s a group of European Jews decided to colonize this land. Known As “Zionists”, they wanted to create a Jewish homeland, and at first considered Locations in Africa and South Africa, before finally setting on Palestine for The colony.

2-Finally, In the 1947 the United Nations decided to intervene. Under considerable Pressure from high-placed American Zionists, the UN decided to give away 55% of Palestine to a Jewish state- despite the fact that this group represented only About 30% of the total population, and owned under 7% of the land.

3-1948 War: Jewish leadership accepted the Partition Plan but Arab leaders rejected it and The Arab countries declared war on the newly formed State of Israel beginning The 1948, the Arab-Israeli War. After the war, Israel had conquered 78% of Palestine, far more than that proposed UN partition plan. Three-quarters of Million Palestinians were made refugees. Over 400 towns and villages were destroyed And a new map was being drawn up.

-1967 War: In 1967, Israel conquered Still more land. Israel occupied the additional 22% of Palestine: the West Bank And the Gaza Strip.

-1973 War: Israel also occupied Parts of Egypt and the Golan Heights in Syria.

4-At Present, Israel has continued confiscation of Palestinian land in the West Bank And Gaza.

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