Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology
E.g., 2018/12/13
E.g., 2018/12/13

Ottoman Rule

1500

1600

1700

1800

1810

1820

1830

1840

1850

1860

1870

1880

1890

1900

1901

1902

1903

1904

1905

1906

1907

1908

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913

1914

1915

1916

Early Mandate Period

1917

1918

1919

1920

1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1926

1927

1928

1929

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

Second Mandate Period

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

The Palestine War And The Nakba

1947

1948

1949

Reverberations Of 1948 Palestine War And The Arab-Israeli Conflict

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

The Rise Of The Palestinian Movement In The Wake Of The 1967 Arab Defeat

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

From A Sense Of Victory To Separate Peace And Civil War

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

Palestinian Defeat, Divisions And Survival

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

The First Intifada And The Beginning Of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

The Oslo Process And The Establishment Of The Palestinian Authority

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

The Aqsa Intifada and the End of an Era in Palestinian Politics

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

A Palestinian Authority Divided, Israeli Assaults on Gaza, and Peace Process Setbacks

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Contextual

Ottoman Conquest of Palestine
1516

Popular action

The Naqib al-Ashraf Rebellion
1703 - 1705

Institutional Socio-Economic

Acre Under Zahir al-Umar al-Zaydani
1746 - 1775

Institutional

Acre Under Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar
1775 - 1804

Violence

Napoleon Bonaparte in Palestine
February 1799 - May 1799

Popular action Socio-Economic

Tax Revolt in Jerusalem
1825 - 1826

Violence Institutional

Ibrahim Pasha in Palestine
October 1831 - 1834

Popular action Violence

Uprising Against Egyptian Rule
April 1834 - August 1834

Diplomatic Sanctions

International Intervention against Egyptian Rule in Bilad al-Sham
1839 - 1841

Diplomatic Institutional

Establishment of European and American Consulates in Jerusalem
1839 - 1862

Legal Institutional

The Tanzimat Are Issued
18 February 1856

Institutional Legal

Ottoman Land Code, 7 Ramadan 1274
21 April 1858

Institutional Legal

Ottoman Law of the Provinces: Administrative Reorganization in Syria and Palestine
7 November 1864

Legal

Law Concerning Land Purchase by non-Ottoman Subjects, 7 Safar 1284
10 June 1867

Legal Cultural

Ottoman Education Law Is Passed
20 September 1869

Institutional

Jerusalem Area Designated as a Sanjaq
1872

Legal

Sultan Abd al-Hamid II and the Ottoman Constitution
31 August 1876 - 19 December 1876

Legal Institutional

Jerusalem Representation in the Ottoman General Assembly
19 March 1877

Colonization

Establishment of the First Zionist Colony in Palestine
1878 - 1883

Violence Policy/program

Jewish Nationalism in Eastern Europe
1881 - 1884

Colonization Legal

Settlement of European Jews in the Ottoman Empire
November 1881

Contextual

Great Britain Invades and Occupies Egypt
1882

Colonization

First Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1882 - 1903

Violence Colonization

Palestinian-Zionist Dispute
1886

Diplomatic Colonization

European Powers Press the Ottomans on Jewish Immigration
1888

Institutional

Administrative Reorganization in Syria and Palestine
March 1888

Popular action Colonization

Jerusalem Notables Oppose Jewish Immigration
June 1891

Institutional Colonization

Establishment of the Jewish Colonization Association
September 1891

Socio-Economic

Building of the Jaffa-Jerusalem Railroad Line
1892

Legal Diplomatic

The Ottomans and Sale of Land to Jews in Palestine
November 1892 - 1893

Policy/program Colonization

Publication of The State of the Jews by Theodor Herzl
February 1896

Popular action Colonization

Local Control of Zionist Land Purchases
1897

Institutional Policy/program

1st Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
29 August 1897 - 31 August 1897

Institutional Colonization

2nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
28 August 1898 - 31 August 1898

Colonization

Herzl Correspondence with Jerusalem Mayor
19 March 1899

Institutional Colonization

3rd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
15 August 1899 - 18 August 1899

Institutional Colonization

4th Zionist Congress Is Held in London
13 August 1900 - 16 August 1900

Legal Colonization

New Ottoman Regulations on Jewish Land Purchase
9 January 1901

Popular action Colonization

Tiberias Palestinians Protest Jewish Land Acquisition
July 1901

Diplomatic Legal

France and the Ottoman Empire Sign the Mytilène Agreements
November 1901

Institutional Colonization

5th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
26 December 1901 - 30 December 1901

Institutional Colonization

Establishment of the Anglo-Palestine Company
1903

Institutional Diplomatic

6th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
23 August 1903 - 28 August 1903

Colonization

2nd Wave of Jewish Immigration
1904 - 1914

Biographical

Theodor Herzl Dies; Replaced by David Wolffsohn
3 July 1904

Violence

Tiberias Palestinians Protest Again
August 1904 - September 1904

Socio-Economic

Completion of the Hejaz Railway
1905

Policy/program

Publication of The Awakening of the Arab Nation in Asiatic Turkey by Najib Azoury
January 1905

Institutional Policy/program

7th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
27 July 1905 - 2 August 1905

Cultural

Establishment of the Rawdat al-Ma'arif al-Wataniyya al-'Uthmaniyya al-Islamiyya in Jerusalem
1906

Institutional Diplomatic

8th Zionist Congress Is Held in the Hague
14 July 1907 - 21 July 1907

Colonization

Zionist Evasion of Ottoman Regulations
August 1907

Violence

Zionist-Palestinian Violence Breaks out in Jaffa
March 1908

Contextual Institutional

Young Turk Revolution
July 1908 - December 1908

Popular action Institutional

Palestinians Participate in the Establishment of Arab Nationalist Societies
September 1908 - 1912

Cultural

Establishment of Palestinian Newspaper al-Karmel in Haifa
December 1908

Colonization

Foundation of Tel Aviv
1909

Colonization

Foundation of the Zionist Paramilitary Group HaShomer
1909

Cultural

Establishment of al-Madrasa al-Dusturiyya, Jerusalem
1909

Violence

Palestinian-Zionist Clashes Near Nazareth
February 1909 - April 1909

Diplomatic

Ottoman Parliamentarians Protest Zionist Objectives
July 1909

Institutional Policy/program

9th Zionist Congress Is Held in Hamburg
26 December 1909 - 30 December 1909

Popular action Colonization

Arab Ottoman Parliamentarians Address Minister of Interior
June 1910

Cultural Policy/program

Publication of Zionism by Najib Nassar
1911

Cultural

Establishment of Filastin Newspaper in Jaffa
January 1911

Institutional Colonization

First Major Debate on Zionism in Ottoman Parliament
March 1911 - May 1911

Institutional Policy/program

10th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
9 August 1911 - 15 August 1911

Diplomatic Colonization

European Powers Renew Pressure on the Ottomans to Ease Zionist Land Acquisition in Palestine
January 1912

Institutional

Ottoman Parliamentary Elections Are Held
April 1912 - August 1912

Legal

Provisional Law Concerning the Right of Certain Corporate Bodies to Own Immovable Property, 22 Rabi' al-awwal 1331
1 March 1913

Legal

Provisional Law of Disposal of Immovable Property, 5 Jumada al-ula 1331
12 April 1913

Institutional Colonization

11th Zionist Congress Meets in Vienna
2 September 1913 - 9 September 1913

Socio-Economic

Railway Lines in Palestine
1914

Contextual Violence

World War 1
1 August 1914 - February 1915

Diplomatic Policy/program

Hussein-McMahon Correspondence
14 July 1915 - 30 March 1916

Diplomatic Policy/program

Signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement
16 May 1916

Popular action

Start of the Arab Revolt
June 1916

Colonization

British Palestine Campaign
March 1917 - September 1918

Contextual

Russian Revolution Brings the Bolsheviks to Power
8 March 1917 - 8 November 1917

Policy/program

Balfour Declaration Is Made
2 November 1917

Colonization

Arrival in Palestine of the Zionist Commission
April 1918

Popular action

Establishment of Muslim-Christian Societies
October 1918 - December 1918

Legal Colonization

Proclamations No. 75 and No. 76 on Immovable Property
18 November 1918

Diplomatic Policy/program

The King-Crane Commission Tours the Region and Makes a Recommendation
January 1919 - August 1919

Colonization

3rd Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1919 - 1923

Popular action

1st Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
27 January 1919 - 10 February 1919

Contextual Policy/program

Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations Covenant Signed
28 June 1919

Popular action Policy/program

General Syrian Congress Is Held in Damascus
2 July 1919

Contextual Institutional

Covenant of the League of Nations Enters into Force
10 January 1920

Popular action Policy/program

The General Syrian National Congress Proclaims the Independence of Syria
27 February 1920 - 8 March 1920

Violence

Anti-Zionist Disturbances Break out in Palestine; Palin Commission of Inquiry
April 1920

Diplomatic Policy/program

San Remo Conference
25 April 1920

Sanctions

Scheduled Second Palestinian National Congress Cannot Meet
15 May 1920

Institutional

Founding of the Haganah, the Jewish Paramilitary Organization
June 1920

Institutional Colonization

International Zionist Conference Meets in London
July 1920

Institutional

Palestine Civil Government
1 July 1920

Contextual

French Occupy Damascus
24 July 1920

Institutional

Advisory Council for Palestine Is Established
October 1920

Legal Colonization

Mahlul Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Legal Colonization

Transfer of Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Institutional

Establishment of the Histadrut
December 1920

Popular action Institutional

3rd Palestinian National Congress Meets in Haifa
13 December 1920 - 19 December 1920

Legal

Mewat Land Ordinance
16 February 1921

Biographical

Prince Abdullah Is Named Emir of Transjordan
11 April 1921

Violence

May Day Clashes in Jaffa
1 May 1921 - 7 May 1921

Biographical

Amin al-Husseini Elected Mufti of Jerusalem
8 May 1921

Institutional

4th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
29 May 1921 - 4 June 1921

Institutional Diplomatic

12th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary)
1 September 1921 - 14 September 1921

Institutional Violence

The Report of the Haycraft Commission of Inquiry on Jaffa Disturbances is Published
October 1921

Legal

Transfer of Land Amendment Ordinance No. 2
8 December 1921

Institutional

Regulation Concerning the Supreme Moslem Sharia Council
20 December 1921 - 9 January 1922

Policy/program

White Paper (Churchill) of 1922 Is Published
3 June 1922

Diplomatic Institutional

The League of Nations Ratifies Britain’s Mandate over Palestine and Recognizes the Zionist Organization
24 July 1922

Legal Institutional

Promulgation of the Palestine Order in Council
10 August 1922

Policy/program Popular action

5th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Nablus
20 August 1922 - 1 September 1922

Socio-Economic

1st British Census of Palestine
October 1922

Popular action Institutional

Palestinians Boycott Elections
February 1923 - March 1923

Popular action

6th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jaffa
16 June 1923

Contextual Diplomatic

Treaty of Lausanne is Signed with Ataturk's Turkey
24 July 1923

Institutional Policy/program

13th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad
6 August 1923 - 18 August 1923

Legal Institutional

Official Onset of British Mandate for Palestine.
29 September 1923

Popular action

Palestinians Reject Arab Agency Scheme
12 October 1923

Institutional Popular action

Founding of the Arab National Party in Jerusalem
8 November 1923

Colonization

4th Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1924 - 1928

Institutional Policy/program

Establishment of the Zionist Revisionist Movement
1925

Socio-Economic

Palestine Arab Workers Society Is Established
25 March 1925

Popular action Cultural

Anti-Balfour Demonstrations in Palestine
25 March 1925 - 1 April 1925

Institutional Policy/program

14th Zionist Congress is Held in Vienna
18 August 1925 - 31 August 1925

Legal Institutional

Correction of Land Registers Ordinance, No. 12
16 February 1926

Legal Sanctions

Collective Punishment Ordinance Is Issued
16 May 1926

Legal Institutional

Municipal Elections Are Held in Palestine
April 1927

Contextual

Powerful Earthquake in Palestine and Transjordan
11 July 1927

Institutional Colonization

15th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
30 August 1927 - 11 September 1927

Institutional Colonization

Land Settlement Ordinance No. 9
30 May 1928

Popular action Policy/program

7th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Jerusalem
20 June 1928 - 27 June 1928

Popular action Sanctions Violence

Tension Over al-Buraq/ Western Wall
24 September 1928 - 30 October 1928

Popular action

Islamic Conference in Defense of al-Buraq and Muslim Holy Places in Jerusalem
1 November 1928

Legal Policy/program

White Paper (Amery) on Status Quo at al-Buraq / Western Wall
27 November 1928 - 27 December 1928

Institutional Policy/program

16th Zionist Congress Is Held in Zurich
28 July 1929 - 11 August 1929

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance No. 27
31 July 1929

Violence

al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances
15 August 1929 - 29 August 1929

Popular action

1st Palestine Arab Women Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
26 October 1929

Legal Policy/program

League of Nations Council Appoints a Commission on al-Buraq / Western Wall
January 1930 - November 1930

Policy/program Violence

Shaw Commission Report on al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances
31 March 1930 - 2 May 1930

Diplomatic Popular action

4th Palestinian Delegation to London
1 April 1930 - 23 May 1930

Socio-Economic

Establishment of the Arab Bank in Jerusalem
21 May 1930 - 14 July 1930

Sanctions

Hanging of Palestinian Militants
17 June 1930

Policy/program Colonization

Hope-Simpson Report Is Published
1 October 1930 - 20 October 1930

Policy/program Colonization

White Paper (Passfield) of 1930 Is Published
20 October 1930

Policy/program

MacDonald's Reassurance to Weizmann
13 February 1931

Institutional Violence

Establishment of Irgun
April 1931

Institutional Policy/program

17th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
30 June 1931 - 15 July 1931

Policy/program Colonization

Lewis French and the Palestine Development Scheme
19 July 1931 - December 1931

Socio-Economic

2nd British Census of Palestine
November 1931

Popular action

Pan-Islamic Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
7 December 1931 - 17 December 1931

Popular action

Challenging the Pan-Islamic Congress, a Conference of the Palestinian Islamic Nation Is Convened
11 December 1931

Policy/program Popular action

An Arab National Conference Meets on the Sidelines of the Pan-Islamic Congress
13 December 1931

Institutional Popular action

Arab Youth Congress Meets in Jaffa
4 January 1932

Institutional Popular action

Establishment of the Istiqlal Party
2 August 1932

Socio-Economic Institutional

Establishment of the Arab National Fund
September 1932 - 8 August 1935

Socio-Economic

Creation of the Arab Agricultural Bank
1933

Colonization

Increase in Jewish Immigration from Germany
1933 - 1935

Institutional Colonization

18th Zionist Congress Is Held in Prague
21 August 1933 - 3 September 1933

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance, No. 37
31 August 1933

Popular action

General Strike in Palestine
27 October 1933

Policy/program Violence

Murison Commission of Inquiry
February 1934

Institutional Biographical

Death of Musa Kazim Husseini
March 1934

Institutional Popular action

Foundation of Four Palestinian Parties
December 1934 - October 1935

Socio-Economic

Oil Pipeline Connecting Northern Iraq to Haifa Opens Officially
January 1935

Institutional Policy/program

19th Zionist Congress Meets in Lucerne
20 August 1935 - 4 September 1935

Diplomatic Colonization

Nuremberg Laws and Jewish Immigration
15 September 1935

Violence

Arms Shipment to the Haganah
October 1935

Violence Popular action

Death of Shaykh Izzeddin al-Qassam
12 November 1935 - 21 November 1935

Popular action

Joint Memorandum of Palestinian Parties
25 November 1935

Policy/program Institutional

Revival of the Legislative Council Idea
December 1935 - March 1936

Popular action

First Phase of the Great Palestinian Rebellion
15 April 1936 - 23 July 1937

Popular action Institutional

Launch of the Rebellion
15 April 1936 - 7 May 1936

Legal Sanctions

Enactment of Emergency Regulations
19 April 1936

Popular action Violence

Rebels Launch Armed Resistance
May 1936

Sanctions

British Violent Repression
May 1936 - June 1936

Violence

British Secure Military Reinforcements
May 1936 - September 1936

Policy/program Violence

Appointment of the Peel Commission
18 May 1936

Popular action Policy/program

Memorandum of Arab Senior Government Officials to the High Commissioner
30 June 1936

Legal Sanctions

British Authorities' Collective Punishment
4 August 1936

Violence

Fawzi al-Qawuqji Aids the Great Palestine Rebellion
25 August 1936

Popular action Diplomatic

General Strike Called Off
11 October 1936

Policy/program Violence

Peel Commission Investigates the Cause of the Great Palestinian Rebellion
11 November 1936 - 7 July 1937

Popular action Violence

Second Phase of the Great Palestinian Rebellion
July 1937 - September 1938

Policy/program

Palestinians Reject Peel Commission Report
23 July 1937

Institutional Policy/program

20th Zionist Congress Meets in Zürich
3 August 1937 - 16 August 1937

Popular action Policy/program

Arab National Congress Convenes in Bludan
8 September 1937 - 9 September 1937

Violence

British Commissioner Is Assassinated
26 September 1937

Sanctions

Arab Higher Committee Is Banned
October 1937 - November 1937

Violence

Irgun Attacks on Palestinians
11 November 1937 - 14 November 1937

Sanctions Violence

Charles Tegart's Means of Control
3 December 1937

Policy/program

Palestine Partition (Woodhead) Commission
4 January 1938

Violence

Irgun Attacks Against Palestinians Intensify
July 1938 - August 1938

Popular action Violence

Third Phase of the Great Arab Revolt
September 1938 - July 1939

Violence Sanctions

Anti-British Operation and British Retaliation in al-Bassa
6 September 1938 - 10 September 1938

Institutional Violence

British Military Officers Replace Civilian Commissioners
October 1938

Popular action Policy/program

The "International Parliamentarian Congress of Arab and Islamic Countries in Support of Palestine" Is Held in Cairo
7 October 1938 - 11 October 1938

Policy/program Popular action

The Eastern Women's Congress in Defense of Palestine Is Held in Cairo
15 October 1938 - 18 October 1938

Policy/program Violence

British "Divide-and-Rule" Policy
November 1938 - May 1939

Policy/program Diplomatic

Partition (Woodhead) Commission Report Is Published
9 November 1938

Violence

Jewish-Arab Attacks Resume
30 January 1939 - 26 February 1939

Diplomatic

London Round Table Conference Convenes
7 February 1939 - 27 March 1939

Violence

Killing of Abd al-Rahim al-Hajj Muhammad
27 March 1939

Policy/program

MacDonald White Paper of 1939 Is Published
17 May 1939 - 23 May 1939

Violence

Wave of Irgun Attacks
2 June 1939 - 1 August 1939

Institutional Diplomatic

21st Zionist Congress Meets in Geneva
16 August 1939 - 25 August 1939

Institutional Violence

Military Recruitment in Palestine
3 September 1939

Policy/program Diplomatic

Stern Gang Calls for Alliance with Axis
October 1939

Legal Colonization

Land Transfer Regulations
20 February 1940

Policy/program

Blowing up of SS Patria
November 1940

Institutional Violence

Palmach Underground Is Established
14 May 1941

Violence

Killing of Avraham Stern
February 1942

Policy/program

Zionist Biltmore Conference Is Held in New York
6 May 1942 - 11 May 1942

Diplomatic Policy/program

Support in the United States for a Jewish Army
November 1942

Violence

Haganah Stockpiles Weapons
March 1943

Institutional Socio-Economic

Arab National Fund Reestablished
August 1943

Policy/program

Five-year Limit on Jewish Immigration Extended
November 1943

Policy/program

British Recommend Partition
December 1943

Policy/program Diplomatic

The US Congress Endorses the Biltmore Program in Joint Resolution
January 1944

Violence

Stern Gang and Irgun Start Operations Against British
January 1944 - March 1944

Policy/program Colonization

British Labour Party Favors Transfer of Palestinians
May 1944

Contextual Institutional

Alexandria Protocol and the League of Arab States
7 October 1944 - 22 March 1945

Violence

Stern Gang Assassinates Lord Moyne in Cairo
6 November 1944

Policy/program Diplomatic

US House of Representatives Supports Jewish Immigration to Palestine
January 1945

Diplomatic

Roosevelt and Ibn Saud Meet
14 February 1945

Contextual Violence

End of World War II
8 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Violence

Pledge to Buy US Armament for the Haganah
July 1945

Institutional Policy/program

Labor Victory in Great Britain
26 July 1945

Diplomatic Colonization

Truman and Jewish Immigration to Palestine
31 August 1945

Violence Colonization

Coordinated Zionist Anti-British Activism
1 October 1945 - 31 October 1945

Policy/program

Bevin's Statement on Palestine
13 November 1945

Institutional

Attempt to Reconstitute the Arab Higher Committee for Palestine
22 November 1945 - 29 May 1946

Violence

Organized Irgun and Lehi Anti-British Attacks
24 November 1945 - 19 January 1946

Popular action

Palestinians Declare Strike to Protest Bevin's Policy Statement of November 1945
February 1946

Policy/program Diplomatic

Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry
6 March 1946 - 30 April 1946

Violence

An Irgun Attack on British
25 April 1946

Policy/program Violence

Haganah's Plan Gimmel
May 1946

Contextual

Independence of the Emirate of Transjordan and Establishment of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
25 May 1946

Diplomatic Policy/program

Arab League Holds First Summit on Palestine
28 May 1946 - 29 May 1946

Policy/program Colonization

President Truman Supports Jewish Immigration to Palestine
6 June 1946

Diplomatic

Arab League Meets in Bludan and Supervises the Establishment of a Unified Palestinian Arab Higher Committee
8 June 1946 - 12 June 1946

Violence

Series of Zionist Anti-British Attacks
17 June 1946 - 22 July 1946

Diplomatic Policy/program

Round Table Conference on Palestine Held in London
25 July 1946 - 11 September 1946

Policy/program Diplomatic

Anglo-American Conference Meets in London
31 July 1946

Policy/program Diplomatic

Jewish Agency Partition Plan Secures US Endorsement
5 August 1946 - 14 August 1946

Violence

New Wave of Zionist Anti-British Attacks
9 September 1946 - 2 December 1946

Institutional Policy/program

22nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
9 December 1946 - 24 December 1946

Violence

Irgun Operations Against British Resume
29 December 1946 - 28 January 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

London Round Table Conference Reopens and Fails
27 January 1947 - 18 February 1947

Violence

Deadly Zionist Anti-British Attacks
28 February 1947 - 1 March 1947

Diplomatic

British Refer Palestine to the UN
2 April 1947

Violence

Continuation of Zionist-British Confrontation
16 April 1947 - 26 April 1947

Diplomatic

UN General Assembly Session on Palestine
28 April 1947 - 9 May 1947

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 106 (S -1)
15 May 1947

Violence

Casualties of Zionist Anti-British Attacks
16 May 1947

Violence

Zionist Attacks Against Palestinians
21 May 1947 - 15 August 1947

Violence

Stern Gang Letter Bombs Against Officials in London
5 June 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

UN Special Committee on Palestine Prepares its Proposals
15 June 1947 - 3 September 1947

Sanctions Violence

Irgun Kidnaps and Murders Two British Sergeants
11 July 1947 - 31 July 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Meeting on Palestine, in Sofar, Lebanon
16 September 1947 - 19 September 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question
23 September 1947 - 25 November 1947

Diplomatic

British to Terminate Palestine Mandate
26 September 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

Palestinians and Zionists on UNSCOP Partition Plan
29 September 1947 - 3 October 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Meeting on Palestine in Aley, Lebanon
7 October 1947 - 15 October 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

US and USSR Endorse Partition
11 October 1947 - 13 October 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

General Assembly Resolution 181 (II)
29 November 1947

Violence Policy/program

The Haganah Implements Plan Gimmel
29 November 1947 - 1 December 1947

Popular action Violence

Palestinian Strike Against Partition Plan and Palestinian-Zionist Clashes
2 December 1947

Violence

Series of Zionist Attacks on Palestinians
6 December 1947 - 31 December 1947

Diplomatic

Britain Recommends Date of Mandate Termination
8 December 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Rejects Partition Plan
8 December 1947 - 16 December 1947

Institutional Violence

Arab Liberation Army Organized
1 January 1948 - 9 January 1948

Violence

Series of Zionist Attacks
2 January 1948 - 26 January 1948

Violence

Palestinian Attacks
14 January 1948 - 19 February 1948

Violence

Zionist Military Preparations
14 January 1948 - 20 February 1948

Violence

Contingents of ALA Volunteers
21 January 1948 - 28 January 1948

Violence

British Break Arab Attacks
6 February 1948 - 10 February 1948

Violence

Zionist Attacks
14 February 1948 - 5 March 1948

Violence

Fawzi al-Qawuqji Enters Palestine
5 March 1948

Policy/program Violence

Plan Dalet Finalized by the Haganah
10 March 1948

Violence

Haganah Operations
11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948

Violence

Palestinian Operations
11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

US Apparent Hesitancy Toward Partition
18 March 1948 - 30 March 1948

Policy/program

Early Responses to Truce and Trusteeship Ideas
19 March 1948 - 20 March 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolutions S/RES/43 and S/RES/44
1 April 1948

Violence

Plan Dalet Launched.
1 April 1948

Violence Diplomatic

Arms for the Zionist Forces
1 April 1948 - 14 May 1948

Violence

Operations Nachshon and Harel to Open Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Road
2 April 1948 - 21 April 1948

Violence

The Battle for Haifa and Its Surroundings
4 April 1948 - 23 April 1948

Violence

Unit of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Attacks Kfar Darom
10 April 1948

Policy/program Institutional

General Zionist Council Decides to Proclaim Jewish State on 16 May
12 April 1948

Violence

Fighting Around Jerusalem
12 April 1948 - 23 April 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/46
17 April 1948

Violence

Fall of Tiberias
18 April 1948

Policy/program

Trusteeship Plan for Palestine
20 April 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/48
23 April 1948

Violence

Operation Chametz and the Fall of Jaffa
24 April 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Operation Jevussi for the Conquest of Jerusalem
26 April 1948 - 30 April 1948

Violence

Zionist Conquest of Eastern Galilee
28 April 1948 - 12 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Arab States (Reluctantly) Prepare for Intervention in Palestine
30 April 1948 - 12 May 1948

Violence

Arab Gains in Gush Etzion
3 May 1948 - 14 May 1948

Violence

Operation Maccabi and the al-Latrun Area
8 May 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Operation Barak Toward the South
9 May 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Control of Coastal Plain Haifa - Tel Aviv
13 May 1948 - 23 May 1948

Diplomatic

GA Resolution A/RES/186 (S-2)
14 May 1948

Legal Institutional

State of Israel is Proclaimed in Tel Aviv at 4:00 P.M.
14 May 1948

Violence

Operation Ben Ami in Western Galilee
14 May 1948 - 17 May 1948

Violence

Operations Shfifon and Kilshon in Jerusalem
14 May 1948 - 28 May 1948

Diplomatic

The British Mandate Ends. The US Recognizes the State of Israel on a de facto Basis.
15 May 1948

Violence

Arab Armies Cross Palestine Borders
15 May 1948 - 19 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/49
22 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/50
29 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

1st Palestine Truce, Destruction of Palestinian Villages
11 June 1948 - 8 July 1948

Biographical

Ahmad Hilmi Abd al-Baqi Is Appointed Military Governor of Jerusalem
16 June 1948

Colonization Legal

Abandoned Areas Ordinance
24 June 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Count Bernadotte's Palestine Plan
28 June 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Responses to Bernadotte's Plan
2 July 1948 - 5 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/53
7 July 1948

Violence

Israeli Military Operations at End of 1st Truce
7 July 1948 - 18 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/54
15 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Second Palestine Truce
19 July 1948 - 15 October 1948

Violence

Ethnic Cleansing During the Second Truce
24 July 1948 - 26 October 1948

Cultural Policy/program

Constantine Zuraik publishes Ma'na al-Nakba (The meaning of al-Nakba) in Beirut.
August 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Bernadotte's New Plan
16 September 1948

Violence

UN Mediator Count Folke Bernadotte is Assassinated by Lehi in Jerusalem.
17 September 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

US in Favor of Bernadotte's New Plan
21 September 1948

Policy/program Institutional

Establishment of All-Palestine Government in Gaza
22 September 1948 - 2 October 1948

Institutional Popular action

Pro-Jordanian Amman Conference
1 October 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

Arab Responses to Formation of the All-Palestine Government
5 October 1948 - 14 October 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding the Cultivation of Fallow Lands and Unexploited Water Sources
11 October 1948

Violence

Israeli Operations in the South Ending 2nd Truce
15 October 1948 - 29 October 1948

Violence

Operation Hiram in the North
24 October 1948 - 31 October 1948

Cultural Policy/program

George Hanna publishes Tareeq al-Khalas (Path of Deliverance).
November 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/61
4 November 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/62
16 November 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 212 (III)
19 November 1948

Popular action Institutional

Pro-Jordanian Jericho Conference
1 December 1948 - 28 December 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding Absentee Property
2 December 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 194 (III)
11 December 1948

Popular action Institutional

Arab Nationalist Movement Formed
11 December 1948

Violence

Operation Horev Against Egyptian Forces
22 December 1948 - 6 January 1949

Diplomatic Violence

First Arab-Israeli Armistice Talks Commence Under UN Supervision in Rhodes.
12 January 1949

Diplomatic

France Recognizes Israel on a de facto Basis.
24 January 1949

Diplomatic

The US Recognizes Israel on a de jure Basis.
31 January 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Egypt-Israel Armistice Agreement
24 February 1949

Cultural Policy/program

Musa Alami Publishes 'Ibrat Filasteen (The lesson of Palestine).
March 1949

Violence

Palestinians Are Expelled from al-Faluja Pocket
March 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

Security Council Resolution S/RES/69
4 March 1949

Institutional

Jordan Sets up Civil Administration in Palestine Areas under its Military Control.
17 March 1949

Popular action

General Refugee Congress Meets in Ramallah
17 March 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Lebanon-Israel Armistice Agreement
23 March 1949

Popular action

Palestinians Testify Before the UNCCP
24 March 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Jordan-Israel Armistice Agreement
3 April 1949

Diplomatic

UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine Convenes the Lausanne Conference
27 April 1949 - 12 September 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 273 (III)
11 May 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Syria-Israel Armistice Agreement
20 July 1949

Institutional Legal

Gaza's Egyptian Administration
8 August 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV)
8 December 1949

Diplomatic Policy/program

General Assembly Resolution 303 (IV)
9 December 1949

Cultural Policy/program

Qadri Tuqan publishes Ba'd al-Nakba (After the Nakba) in Beirut.
January 1950

Violence

Cross-Border Attacks from Gaza
1950

Legal Institutional

Jerusalem Is Proclaimed the Capital of Israel
23 January 1950

Legal Colonization

Absentee Property Law, 5710-1950
14 March 1950

Diplomatic Policy/program

Special International Regime for Jerusalem
4 April 1950

Legal Institutional

Jordanian Parliamentary Elections; Formal Unification of the Two Banks
11 April 1950 - 24 April 1950

Diplomatic

Britain Recognizes Israel on a de jure Basis.
27 April 1950

Violence

Expulsion from Hebron Area
3 May 1950

Diplomatic Policy/program

Tripartite Declaration
25 May 1950

Legal

Israeli Law of Return
5 July 1950

Legal Colonization

Development Authority (Transfer of Property) Law, 5710-1950
9 August 1950

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 393 (V)
2 December 1950

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 394 (V)
14 December 1950

Popular action Policy/program

Palestinian Memorandum to UNCCP, Beirut
27 January 1951

Popular action Policy/program

Palestinian Memorandum to UNCCP, Ramallah
July 1951

Violence

Assassination of King Abdullah
20 July 1951 - 11 August 1952

Policy/program Institutional

23rd Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem
14 August 1951 - 30 August 1951

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolution S/RES/95
1 September 1951

Legal

Publication of the Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
8 January 1952

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 512 (VI)
26 January 1952

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 513 (VI)
26 January 1952

Legal

Israeli Nationality Law
1 April 1952

Contextual

The Egyptian Revolution of 1952
23 July 1952

Institutional Legal

The Zionist Organization/Jewish Agency Status Law
24 November 1952

Violence

Israeli Operation in Jordan
28 January 1953

Legal Colonization

Land Acquisition (Validation of Acts and Compensation) Law
10 March 1953

Biographical

King Hussein’s Formal Accession to the Throne
2 May 1953

Institutional

Israel's Foreign Ministry Moves to Jerusalem
10 July 1953 - 12 July 1953

Violence

Israeli Operation in Gaza
28 August 1953

Socio-Economic

Israel's Construction of the "National Water Carrier"
2 September 1953

Violence

Israeli Operation Against Qibya
14 October 1953

Popular action

Anti-Israeli Demonstrations in Jordan
21 October 1953

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/101
24 November 1953

Popular action

General Islamic Conference on Jerusalem, Jerusalem
3 December 1953 - 9 December 1953

Diplomatic Socio-Economic

Arab League and Jordan River Waters
15 February 1954

Legal

Jordanian Nationality Law
16 February 1954

Violence

Israeli Operation Against Jordan
28 March 1954

Diplomatic Socio-Economic

The US and Jordan River Waters
25 June 1954 - 6 July 1954

Violence Diplomatic

The Lavon Affair
July 1954

Institutional

Covenant between Zionist Organization and Israel
26 July 1954

Sanctions Socio-Economic

Egypt Detains Israeli Freighter
28 September 1954

Diplomatic Institutional

Baghdad Pact
24 February 1955

Violence

Mounting Egyptian-Israeli Tension Around Gaza
25 February 1955 - 27 August 1955

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/106
29 March 1955

Legal Institutional

Gaza's Basic Law
11 May 1955

Sanctions

Egypt Restricts Passage Through Strait of Tiran
11 September 1955

Diplomatic

Egyptian-Czech Arms Deal
27 September 1955

Biographical

David Ben-Gurion Replaces Moshe Sharett as Prime Minister.
3 November 1955

Violence

Israeli Attack on Syria (Operation Olive Leaves)
10 December 1955 - 11 December 1955

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/111
19 January 1956

Violence

Clashes Across Gaza Borders
2 April 1956 - 14 April 1956

Institutional Colonization

24th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem
24 April 1956 - 7 May 1956

Sanctions

Egypt Blocks Greek Freighter
25 May 1956

Diplomatic Policy/program

Israel and France Plan War
22 June 1956 - 29 July 1956

Sanctions Diplomatic

US Withdraws Aswan Funding
19 July 1956

Sanctions Socio-Economic

Nationalization of the Suez Canal
26 July 1956

Diplomatic

London Conference on Suez
16 August 1956 - 23 August 1956

Diplomatic

Ben-Gurion Addresses the Issue of Suez
26 August 1956

Diplomatic

Britain, France, and Israel Sign the Protocol of Sèvres
22 October 1956 - 24 October 1956

Violence

Israel Invades Egypt
29 October 1956

Violence Sanctions

Kafr Qasim Massacre
29 October 1956

Violence

Britain and France Join the War
31 October 1956

Violence

Israel Occupies Gaza
1 November 1956 - 3 November 1956

Diplomatic Violence

GA Resolutions 997 (ES-I) and 998 (ES-I): UNGA Emergency Session
2 November 1956 - 5 November 1956

Violence

British and French Troops Invade Canal Zone
5 November 1956

Diplomatic Sanctions

Soviet Union Threatens Intervention
5 November 1956

Diplomatic Violence

GA Resolution 1002 (ES-I)
7 November 1956

Diplomatic Policy/program

Israel Addresses the Future of Sinai
7 November 1956 - 8 November 1956

Diplomatic Policy/program

Israel Addresses the Future of Gaza
10 November 1956 - 3 February 1957

Diplomatic

The United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Deploys in Sinai
12 November 1956 - 12 March 1957

Institutional

UNRWA Director Issues Special Report on Situation in Gaza Strip
15 December 1956

Diplomatic

GA Resolutions 1123, 1124, 1125 (XI)
19 January 1957 - 3 February 1957

Diplomatic

Israel Refuses Full Withdrawal
3 February 1957

Diplomatic Sanctions

Pressures and Assurances to Israel on Gulf of Aqaba and Gaza
20 February 1957 - 1 March 1957

Diplomatic

Israel Withdraws from Gaza and Sinai
7 March 1957 - 12 March 1957

Institutional

Fatah Is Founded
September 1957

Contextual

Egypt and Syria Unite and Form the United Arab Republic.
1 February 1958 - 28 September 1961

Legal Institutional

Basic Law for the Gaza Strip
25 February 1958 - 15 March 1958

Contextual

Civil War in Lebanon.
May 1958 - October 1958

Contextual

Anti-Monarchic Coup in Iraq.
14 July 1958

Policy/program Institutional

The Arab League and Palestinian Entity
4 March 1959

Diplomatic Colonization

Arab States Protest Jewish Immigration
11 May 1959

Institutional

Fatah's Organizational Structure Set in a Kuwait Meeting.
10 October 1959

Policy/program Institutional

Iraq and a "Palestinian Republic"
15 December 1959

Cultural

Mahmoud Darwish Publishes First Book of Poetry, 'Asafeer bila Ajniha (Wingless Birds).
1960

Violence

Israel's Strike Against Syria
31 January 1960 - 15 February 1960

Institutional

Iraqi Government Announces Formation of a “Palestinian Liberation Regiment.”
26 March 1960

Policy/program Institutional

Fatah and the Palestinian Entity
June 1960

Legal Colonization

Basic Law: Israel Lands
19 July 1960

Legal Colonization

Israel Land Administration Law, 5720-1960
25 July 1960

Institutional Policy/program

25th Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem
27 December 1960 - 11 January 1961

Diplomatic

GA Resolution 1604 (XV)
21 April 1961

Diplomatic Institutional

The Arab League and Implementation of Palestinian Entity
29 May 1961 - 26 June 1961

Diplomatic Institutional

Opening of a Palestine Arab Delegation Office in New York.
17 July 1961

Diplomatic

Appointment of Special Representative of the UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine
24 August 1961

Popular action

Palestinians in Israel Demonstrate
21 September 1961

Cultural

Ghassan Kanafani Publishes First Novel, Rijal fi-l-shams (Men in the Sun), in Beirut.
1962

Violence

Israeli Raid Against Syria
16 March 1962 - 17 March 1962

Legal Institutional

The Constitutional Statute for the Gaza Strip
29 March 1962

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/171
9 April 1962

Diplomatic Policy/program

Proposals Announced by Joseph Johnson, Special Representative of the UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine
31 August 1962

Diplomatic Policy/program

Israeli and Arab Responses to Joseph Johnson's Proposals
5 October 1962 - 17 October 1962

Cultural

Akhbar Filastin Newspaper Is Published in Gaza.
March 1963

Biographical

Death of Ahmad Hilmi Abd al-Baqi; Ahmad al-Shuqairi as Palestine Delegate to the Arab League
29 June 1963 - 19 September 1963

Popular action

The Union of Arab Palestinian Women and Palestinian Entity
6 July 1963

Violence

Syrian-Israeli Clashes
19 August 1963 - 20 August 1963

Diplomatic Violence

Draft Security Council Resolution S/5407
3 September 1963

Diplomatic Institutional

Fatah Opens Its First Office in Algeria
23 September 1963

Diplomatic

Palestinian Delegation at the UN
18 October 1963 - 5 November 1963

Diplomatic Policy/program

1st Arab Summit Is Held in Cairo
13 January 1964 - 17 January 1964

Diplomatic

Yasir Arafat and Khalil al-Wazir Confer with Premier Chou-En-Lai in China.
17 March 1964

Socio-Economic

Israel Starts Diverting the Jordan River.
May 1964 - August 1964

Policy/program Institutional

1st Palestine National Council Is Held in Jerusalem
28 May 1964 - 2 June 1964

Diplomatic Institutional

2nd Arab Summit Meets in Alexandria
5 September 1964 - 11 September 1964

Institutional Diplomatic

26th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem
30 December 1964 - 10 January 1965

Institutional Violence

Fatah Issues Its First Military Communiqué
1 January 1965

Diplomatic Policy/program

President Bourguiba and 1947 Partition Plan
27 February 1965 - 11 March 1965

Legal Institutional

The PLO Executive Committee Adopts its Bylaws.
11 March 1965

Violence

Israel Carries out an Operation in Jordan in Response to Fatah Raids
27 May 1965

Institutional Diplomatic

2nd Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
31 May 1965 - 4 June 1965

Institutional Violence

Military Training for Palestinians
11 October 1965

Policy/program Policy/program

3rd Palestine National Council Is Held in Gaza
20 May 1966 - 24 May 1966

Violence

Israeli Air Force Carries out a Raid in Syria in Response to Fatah Operations
14 July 1966

Diplomatic Violence

Syria Signs a Mutual Defense Agreement with Egypt.
4 November 1966

Diplomatic Violence

Draft Security Council Resolution S/7575/Rev.1
4 November 1966

Violence

Israeli-Jordanian Battle at al-Samu' after a Fatah Operation
11 November 1966 - 13 November 1966

Popular action

Demonstrations in Jordan
20 November 1966 - 25 November 1966

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/228
25 November 1966

Violence

Israeli-Syrian Violence Escalates; Fatah's Military Operations Increase.
1 January 1967 - 30 April 1967

Violence

Israeli-Syrian Aerial Battle
7 April 1967 - 21 April 1967

Diplomatic

Reports on Israeli Plans Against Syria
12 May 1967 - 14 May 1967

Diplomatic Sanctions

Egypt Reacts to Israeli Threats Against Syria
15 May 1967 - 22 May 1967

Diplomatic Violence

Jordan Signs a Joint Defense Pact with Egypt.
30 May 1967

Diplomatic Violence

Israel Prepares for War with US Consent
2 June 1967 - 4 June 1967

Violence

June War
5 June 1967 - 10 June 1967

Violence

June War, 1st Day
5 June 1967

Violence

June War, 2nd Day
6 June 1967

Violence

June War, 3rd Day
7 June 1967

Violence

June War, 4th Day
8 June 1967

Violence

June War, 5th Day
9 June 1967

Violence

June War, 6th Day
10 June 1967

Violence

Second Palestinian Exodus
10 June 1967 - 31 December 1967

Violence Institutional

Jerusalem in the Aftermath of the War
11 June 1967 - 29 June 1967

Diplomatic Violence

Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly
13 June 1967 - 21 July 1967

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/237
14 June 1967

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 2252 (ES-V)
4 July 1967

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolutions 2253 and 2254 (ES-V)
4 July 1967 - 14 July 1967

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 58, Concerning Abandoned Property (Private Property)
23 July 1967

Popular action

Formation of a Higher Islamic Council in Jerusalem 
24 July 1967

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 59, Concerning State Property
31 July 1967

Diplomatic

Small Fraction of 1967 War Refugees to Return to the West Bank
14 August 1967 - 19 October 1967

Violence

Fatah Guerrilla Resistance in the West Bank
28 August 1967

Diplomatic Policy/program

Arab Summit Convenes in Khartoum
29 August 1967 - 1 September 1967

Diplomatic

Security Council Resolution S/RES/242
22 November 1967

Institutional

Palestinians Reorganize
11 December 1967 - 19 January 1968

Institutional Violence

Guerrilla Resistance in Gaza Strip
1968 - 1970

Violence

Israeli Military Confrontation with Jordan and Palestinian Guerrillas
14 February 1968 - 15 February 1968

Violence

Battle of al-Karama
21 March 1968

Colonization

Settlement Attempt in Hebron
12 April 1968 - 16 June 1968

Biographical

Yasir Arafat Assumes Prominence within Fatah
14 April 1968

Colonization

Israel Land Requisition in Old City of Jerusalem
18 April 1968

Diplomatic Colonization

Security Council Resolution S/RES/252
21 May 1968

Violence

Israeli-Jordanian Clashes
4 June 1968

Institutional Policy/program

27th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem
9 June 1968 - 19 June 1968

Institutional Policy/program

4th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
10 July 1968 - 17 July 1968

Violence

Civil Aviation in the Conflict
23 July 1968 - 29 August 1969

Policy/program

Fatah Defines its Political Objective
19 October 1968

Cultural

First Issue of al-Quds, a Daily Newspaper in Occupied Jerusalem, Is Published.
19 November 1968

Violence

Explosion in Mahane Yehuda in West Jerusalem
22 November 1968 - 28 November 1968

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolutions 2443 and 2452 (XXIII)
19 December 1968

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 291 on Land Settlement
19 December 1968

Legal Colonization

Land Law, 5729-1969
1969

Popular action

Hunger Strike of Palestinian Women in Jerusalem
26 January 1969

Policy/program

Fatah Reaffirms its Political Objective
28 January 1969

Institutional

PDFLP Splits off from PFLP
February 1969

Institutional Policy/program

5th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
1 February 1969 - 4 February 1969

Violence

Students Demonstrate in Gaza
2 February 1969

Violence

Palestinians Are Arrested by Israeli Authorities
5 March 1969

Violence

Egypt's War of Attrition
8 March 1969 - 7 August 1970

Biographical

Golda Meir Becomes Prime Minister of Israel
17 March 1969

Colonization Legal

Military Order No. 321 Concerning Land Law (Acquisition for Public Purposes)
28 March 1969

Legal Colonization

Israel Strengthens its Control over East Jerusalem
27 April 1969 - 26 June 1969

Violence

Israel Retaliates Against South Lebanon
12 May 1969 - 13 May 1969

Sanctions Popular action

Deportation from West Bank
9 June 1969 - 6 October 1969

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolution S/RES/267
3 July 1969

Violence

Al-Aqsa Mosque Is Set on Fire
21 August 1969

Institutional Popular action

6th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
1 September 1969 - 9 September 1969

Diplomatic Policy/program

PLO-Lebanon Cairo Accord
3 November 1969

Diplomatic Policy/program

Rogers Plan
9 December 1969

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 2535 (XXIV)
10 December 1969

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 363, Concerning the Protection of Nature Reserves
22 December 1969

Violence

Jordanian-Palestinian Clashes
11 February 1970

Policy/program

Israel and Refugee Camps in Gaza and West Bank
18 February 1970

Violence

Palestinian-Israeli Clashes in South Lebanon and Jordan Valley
22 May 1970 - 29 May 1970

Institutional Policy/program

7th Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo
30 May 1970 - 4 June 1970

Violence

Palestinian-Jordanian Clashes
6 June 1970 - 10 June 1970

Diplomatic Policy/program

Rogers Plan II
19 June 1970 - 7 August 1970

Violence

Sharon's Pacification of Gaza
August 1970 - December 1971

Institutional Policy/program

1st Extraordinary Session of the Palestine National Council is Held in Amman
27 August 1970 - 28 August 1970

Violence

PFLP Hijack Operations
6 September 1970 - 12 September 1970

Violence

Black September in Jordan
15 September 1970 - 25 September 1970

Diplomatic

Palestinian-Jordanian Agreement in Cairo
27 September 1970

Biographical

Abdel Nasser Dies of a Sudden Heart Attack; Anwar al-Sadat Succeeds Him.
28 September 1970

Violence

Jordanian Army Tightens Control
1 October 1970 - 23 July 1971

Diplomatic

GA Resolution 2628 (XXV)
4 November 1970

Diplomatic Legal

General Assembly Resolution 2649 (XXV)
30 November 1970

Diplomatic Legal

General Assembly Resolution 2672 (XXV)
8 December 1970

Diplomatic

President Sadat Suggests Partial Israeli Withdrawal from Suez Canal
4 February 1971

Policy/program

The US and Palestinian Rights
25 February 1971

Institutional Policy/program

8th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
28 February 1971 - 5 March 1971

Institutional Violence

9th Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo
7 July 1971 - 13 July 1971

Violence

Ziyad Husseini, Commander of the Popular Liberation Forces in Gaza, Dies.
21 August 1971

Biographical

Israel Appoints Rashad al-Shawa as Mayor of Gaza.
September 1971

Diplomatic

Jordan Complains to UN Security Council on Jerusalem
13 September 1971

Diplomatic

Security Council Resolution S/RES/298
25 September 1971

Institutional

Municipal Elections in West Bank Are Announced
26 November 1971

Violence

Wasfi al-Tal, Jordan's Prime Minister, Is Assassinated by Black September Members in Cairo.
28 November 1971

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 2792 (XXVI)
6 December 1971

Institutional Policy/program

28th Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem
18 January 1972 - 28 January 1972

Violence

Israeli Military Operation in South Lebanon
25 February 1972 - 28 February 1972

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/313
28 February 1972

Policy/program

King Hussein Proposes a "United Arab Kingdom"
15 March 1972

Institutional

Municipal Elections Are Held in the West Bank
28 March 1972 - 2 May 1972

Institutional Policy/program

10th (Extraordinary) Palestine National Council is Held in Cairo
6 April 1972 - 12 April 1972

Violence

Black September Hijack Operation
8 May 1972

Violence

Japanese Red Army at Lod Airport
30 May 1972

Violence

Israeli Military Operation in South Lebanon
21 June 1972 - 24 June 1972

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/316
26 June 1972

Violence

Assassination of Ghassan Kanafani in Beirut
8 July 1972

Violence

Attempted Assassination of Anis Sayigh in Beirut
19 July 1972

Violence Biographical

Attempted Assassination of Bassam Abu Sharif in Beirut
25 July 1972

Institutional

Gaza Red Crescent Society Is Established
September 1972

Violence

Black September in Munich Olympic Games
5 September 1972 - 6 September 1972

Violence

Violent Israeli Retaliation in South Lebanon
16 September 1972 - 17 September 1972

Violence

Wa'el Zuaiter Is Assassinated in Rome.
16 October 1972

Violence

Black September Hijack Operation
29 October 1972 - 30 October 1972

Violence

Mahmoud al-Hamshari is Assassinated in Paris
8 December 1972 - 10 January 1973

Institutional

Israeli Travel Documents for Palestinians in West Bank
10 December 1972

Institutional

11th Palestine National Council Meets in Cairo
6 January 1973 - 12 January 1973

Violence

Hussein Bashir Abu al-Khayr Is Assassinated in Nicosia
24 January 1973

Violence

Libyan Civilian Aircraft Is Shot Down Over the Sinai
21 February 1973

Violence

Black September Operation in Khartoum
1 March 1973 - 4 March 1973

Violence

Muhammad al-Aswad Is Killed in Gaza
9 March 1973

Violence

Basil al-Kubeisi Assassinated in Paris
6 April 1973

Violence

Israeli Operation in Beirut Against Palestinian Leaders
10 April 1973

Violence

Lebanese-Palestinian Confrontation
2 May 1973 - 23 May 1973

Legal

Absentees' Property (Compensation) Law, 5733-1973
27 June 1973

Violence

Mohammad Boudia Assassinated in Paris
28 June 1973

Violence

Ahmed Bouchiki Assassinated in Lillehammer
21 July 1973

Institutional

Palestinian National Front Is Established in the West Bank
15 August 1973

Popular action

Shaykh Ahmad Yasin's Islamic Center Is Established in Gaza
7 September 1973

Violence

October War.
6 October 1973 - 27 October 1973

Violence

October War, 1st Day
6 October 1973

Violence

October War, 2nd Day
7 October 1973

Violence

October War, 3rd Day
8 October 1973

Violence

October War, 4th Day
9 October 1973

Violence

October War, 5th Day
10 October 1973

Violence

October War, From the 6th to 10th Day
11 October 1973 - 14 October 1973

Violence

American Airlift
14 October 1973 - 14 November 1973

Violence

Israeli Army Crosses the Suez Canal Westwards
15 October 1973 - 22 October 1973

Sanctions Socio-Economic

Arab Oil, a Weapon in the Battle
17 October 1973 - 21 October 1973

Diplomatic

American-Soviet Agreement on a Cease-fire
21 October 1973

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/338
22 October 1973

Violence Diplomatic

Israeli Advance Continues and an International Nuclear Crisis Looms
23 October 1973 - 27 October 1973

Diplomatic

Kilometer 101 Talks
11 November 1973

Diplomatic Policy/program

6th Arab Summit Is Held in Algiers
26 November 1973 - 28 November 1973

Sanctions

Israel Deports Eight Leaders of the Palestine National Front.
10 December 1973

Diplomatic

Opening of an Arab-Israeli Peace Conference in Geneva
21 December 1973

Diplomatic

Sinai I Agreement
18 January 1974 - 3 March 1974

Sanctions Socio-Economic

Arab Oil Embargo Is Lifted
8 March 1974

Violence

Attrition in the Golan
12 March 1974 - 15 April 1974

Violence

Palestinian Operations in Northern Israel
11 April 1974

Diplomatic

Israel and Syria Sign a Disengagement Agreement
31 May 1974

Policy/program

12th Palestine National Council Is Held in Cairo
1 June 1974 - 8 June 1974

Diplomatic

Palestine Question Is Placed on the Agenda of the UN General Assembly
21 September 1974

Diplomatic

Egypt and Syria Support PLO Representativeness
21 September 1974

Institutional

Palestinian Rejection Front
10 October 1974

Diplomatic Policy/program

7th Arab Summit Meeting in Rabat
28 October 1974

Diplomatic Policy/program

Arafat Addresses the UN General Assembly
13 November 1974

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 3210 (XXIX)
14 November 1974

Diplomatic Legal

GA Resolutions 3236 and 3237 (XXIX)
22 November 1974

Violence

Palestinian Operations from South Lebanon
5 March 1975 - 20 November 1975

Diplomatic

Negotiations for Sinai II Fail
7 March 1975 - 22 March 1975

Violence

Start of Civil War in Lebanon
13 April 1975

Diplomatic

Sinai II Agreement Reached
20 August 1975 - 4 September 1975

Diplomatic

US-Israel Memorandum of Understanding
1 September 1975

Diplomatic Institutional

PLO Official Office in Paris
31 October 1975

Popular action

Civil Disobedience in West Bank
November 1975 - March 1976

Diplomatic Institutional

PLO Observer at the Food and Agriculture Organization
8 November 1975

Diplomatic

GA Resolution 3375 (XXX)
10 November 1975

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 3376 (XXX)
10 November 1975

Diplomatic

GA Resolution 3379 (XXX)
10 November 1975

Diplomatic Institutional

Security Council Resolution S/RES/381 and Presidential Statement
30 November 1975

Violence

Premeditated Israeli Air Attack Against Palestinians in Lebanon
2 December 1975

Diplomatic Institutional

The PLO at the Security Council
4 December 1975

Diplomatic Violence

Draft Security Council Resolution S/11898
8 December 1975

Popular action

Palestinians in Israel Mobilize Against Confiscation
1 January 1976 - 6 March 1976

Diplomatic Institutional

The PLO at the Security Council
12 January 1976

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/11940
26 January 1976

Diplomatic Colonization

Draft Security Council Resolution S/12022
25 March 1976

Popular action Violence

Palestinian "Land Day"
30 March 1976

Institutional

Municipal Elections Are Held in the West Bank
12 April 1976

Violence

Syrian Forces Enter Lebanon
31 May 1976

Diplomatic

Evacuation of US Nationals from Beirut with PLO Assistance
16 June 1976 - 20 June 1976

Violence

Plane Hijacked to Entebbe
27 June 1976 - 4 July 1976

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/12119
29 June 1976

Violence

Fall of Tal al-Za'atar
12 August 1976

Diplomatic Institutional

PLO Becomes a Full Member of the Arab League
6 September 1976

Diplomatic Violence

Arab Summit on Palestinian-Syrian Ceasefire in Lebanon
16 October 1976 - 18 October 1976

Policy/program

13th Palestine National Council Meets in Cairo
12 March 1977 - 22 March 1977

Policy/program

President Carter for a Palestinian Homeland
16 March 1977 - 26 May 1977

Diplomatic

US State Department Releases First Human Rights Report
May 1977

Biographical

Likud's Victory in Israeli Elections
17 May 1977

Policy/program Colonization

Menachem Begin: "Territories Are Not Occupied"
19 May 1977

Popular action

Municipalities in the West Bank and Gaza Affirm the PLO Program in a Message to the US and USSR
8 August 1977

Policy/program

Israel's Conditions for Geneva Conference
25 September 1977

Diplomatic Policy/program

Joint US-Soviet Statement on Geneva Conference
1 October 1977

Diplomatic

US Steps Back from the US-Soviet Statement on the Geneva Conference
5 October 1977

Diplomatic

Sadat's Visit to Jerusalem
19 November 1977 - 21 November 1977

Diplomatic

Arab States Take Position Against Sadat's Visit to Jerusalem
5 December 1977

Policy/program

Israel's Autonomy Plan for the West Bank and Gaza Strip
28 December 1977

Institutional Policy/program

29th Zionist Congress is Held in Jerusalem
20 February 1978 - 1 March 1978

Violence

Fatah Commando Operation and Israel's "Litani Operation"
11 March 1978 - 18 March 1978

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/425
19 March 1978

Violence

Wadi Haddad Dies in Berlin, East Germany
28 March 1978

Violence

Israel Establishes a "Security Zone" in South Lebanon
13 May 1978

Diplomatic Legal

Camp David Summit; Camp David Accords
5 September 1978 - 17 September 1978

Policy/program

The PLO Executive Condemns the Camp David Accords.
19 September 1978

Popular action

Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Reject the Camp David Autonomy Plan
16 October 1978 - 4 November 1978

Policy/program

Summit of Arab States in Baghdad Condemns Camp David Accords
5 November 1978

Policy/program

14th Palestine National Council is Held in Damascus
15 January 1979 - 22 January 1979

Violence

Ali Hassan Salameh Is Killed in Beirut
22 January 1979

Contextual

Islamic Revolution in Iran.
11 February 1979

Diplomatic Colonization

Security Council Resolution S/RES/446
22 March 1979

Diplomatic Legal

Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty Is Signed in Washington, DC
26 March 1979

Sanctions

Arab Sanctions Against Egypt
27 March 1979 - 31 March 1979

Violence

A PLF Operation in Nahariya
22 April 1979

Diplomatic Policy/program

1st Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Beersheba
25 May 1979

Diplomatic

2nd Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria
11 June 1979 - 12 June 1979

Diplomatic

3rd Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya
25 June 1979 - 26 June 1979

Diplomatic

4th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria
5 July 1979 - 6 July 1979

Diplomatic Policy/program

5th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Haifa
5 August 1979 - 6 August 1979

Legal Colonization

Israelis Are Permitted to Buy Land in Occupied Territories
16 September 1979

Diplomatic Policy/program

6th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria
26 September 1979 - 27 September 1979

Diplomatic

Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Are Held in London
25 October 1979 - 26 October 1979

Popular action

Mayors in the West Bank Threaten Resignation
11 November 1979 - 5 December 1979

Diplomatic Policy/program

7th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Cairo
18 December 1979 - 19 December 1979

Diplomatic Policy/program

Palestinian Autonomy Is Discussed at the Sadat-Begin Summit in Aswan
7 January 1980 - 10 January 1980

Policy/program Diplomatic

Israeli Model for Palestinian Self-Governing Authority
17 January 1980

Policy/program Diplomatic

Egyptian Model for Palestinian Self-Governing Authority
28 January 1980

Diplomatic

8th Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya
31 January 1980 - 1 February 1980

Colonization

Israeli Settlement in the Old City of Hebron
10 February 1980 - 23 March 1980

Diplomatic

Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Scheveningen
27 February 1980 - 29 February 1980

Diplomatic Colonization

Security Council Resolution S/Res/465
1 March 1980

Diplomatic Policy/program

Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Alexandria
27 March 1980

Diplomatic Policy/program

Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy is Held in Herzliya
1 May 1980 - 7 May 1980

Violence

Palestinian Operation Against Settlers in Hebron
2 May 1980 - 3 May 1980

Diplomatic

Egypt Decides to Suspend Talks with Israel on Palestinian Autonomy
10 May 1980

Violence

Assassination Attempts Against West Bank Mayors
2 June 1980

Diplomatic Policy/program

Venice Declaration
13 June 1980

Diplomatic

Committee Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo
14 July 1980 - 15 July 1980

Legal

Israel's Basic Law on Jerusalem
30 July 1980

Diplomatic

Egypt's Response to Israel's Basic Law on Jerusalem
3 August 1980

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolution S/RES/478
20 August 1980

Popular action Sanctions

Birzeit University Is Closed
14 November 1980

Institutional

15th Palestine National Council Is Held in Damascus
11 April 1981 - 19 April 1981

Violence

Israeli-Syrian Mounting Tension in Lebanon
28 April 1981 - 5 May 1981

Contextual Violence

Israeli Air Force Destroys Iraqi Nuclear Reactor Under Construction Near Bagdad.
7 June 1981

Violence

Severe Israeli-Palestinian Clashes in Lebanon
10 July 1981 - 20 July 1981

Diplomatic

Philip Habib's Mediation for Cease-fire in South Lebanon
24 July 1981

Diplomatic Policy/program

Fahd Plan Is Announced
7 August 1981

Popular action

Palestinian Writers in Occupied Territories Affirm Commitment to Palestine Cause
18 August 1981

Diplomatic

Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo
23 September 1981 - 24 September 1981

Violence

Sadat Is Assassinated; Husni Mubarak Becomes President of Egypt.
6 October 1981

Violence

Majid Abu Sharar Is Assassinated in Rome
9 October 1981

Institutional Popular action

Civil Administration Is Established by the Military in the Occupied Territories
8 November 1981 - 1 December 1981

Diplomatic

Session of Israeli-Egyptian Talks on Palestinian Autonomy Is Held in Cairo
11 November 1981 - 12 November 1981

Legal

Israeli Knesset Votes to Apply Israeli Law in the Golan Heights.
14 December 1981

Diplomatic Legal

Security Council Resolution S/RES/497
17 December 1981

Diplomatic Legal

Draft Security Council Resolution S/14832/Rev.1
20 January 1982

Policy/program

Israel's Proposal for the Palestinian Self-Governing Authority
31 January 1982

Diplomatic

GA Resolution ES/9-1
5 February 1982

Popular action

Strike in the Golan Heights Against Annexation
12 February 1982 - 11 May 1982

Popular action Violence

Popular Resistance and Israeli Measures in West Bank
16 February 1982 - 30 March 1982

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/14943
2 April 1982

Violence

Shooting Spree at the Haram al-Sharif
11 April 1982 - 15 April 1982

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/14985
20 April 1982

Violence

South Lebanon Cease-fire Is Broken
21 April 1982 - 9 May 1982

Diplomatic

Last Stage of Israeli Withdrawal from the Sinai
25 April 1982

Popular action Sanctions

Palestinian Mayors Stand with Those Dismissed by Israel
2 May 1982

Diplomatic

Sharon Goes to Washington to Get Green Light on Lebanon War
25 May 1982

Violence

Assassination Attempt of Israeli Ambassador in London
3 June 1982

Violence

Israeli Aerial Bombardment and Palestinian Artillery Across the Lebanon-Israel Border
4 June 1982 - 5 June 1982

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/508
5 June 1982

Violence

Israeli Invasion of Lebanon
6 June 1982 - 29 September 1982

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/509
6 June 1982

Violence

Israeli Invasion Along the Western Axis
6 June 1982 - 14 June 1982

Violence

Israel Invades Along the Eastern Axis
6 June 1982 - 12 June 1982

Violence

Israel Invades Along the Central Axis
6 June 1982 - 11 June 1982

Diplomatic Violence

Draft Security Council Resolution S/15185
8 June 1982

Violence Diplomatic

The “Creeping” Cease-fire
10 June 1982 - 26 June 1982

Violence

Encirclement of Beirut
11 June 1982 - 20 June 1982

Violence

Battle of the Mountain
14 June 1982 - 26 June 1982

Diplomatic Violence

Israel and the US Demand PLO Withdrawal from Beirut and Lebanon
15 June 1982 - 27 June 1982

Diplomatic Violence

PLO Debates Withdrawal
16 June 1982 - 2 July 1982

Diplomatic Violence

Draft Security Council Resolution S/15255/Rev.2
26 June 1982

Violence

Israel Lays Siege to Beirut
27 June 1982 - 2 September 1982

Violence

Israeli Military Pressure on West Beirut
27 June 1982 - 11 July 1982

Diplomatic Violence

The PLO 11-Point Document
8 July 1982

Violence

Israeli Army Attempts to Conquer Beirut
21 July 1982 - 12 August 1982

Diplomatic Violence

PLO Accepts Habib’s Plan
29 July 1982 - 31 July 1982

Diplomatic

Agreement on Withdrawal Reached and Implemented
20 August 1982 - 2 September 1982

Diplomatic Policy/program

Reagan's "Talking Point" to Begin on Palestinian Issue
31 August 1982

Violence

Lebanon War Casualties
1 September 1982 - 11 October 1982

Policy/program Diplomatic

Reagan's Plan on the Palestinian Issue
1 September 1982

Diplomatic Policy/program

Israel Rejects the Reagan Plan
2 September 1982

Policy/program Diplomatic

The 12th Arab Summit Meeting in Fez Adopts the "Fez Initiative"
6 September 1982 - 9 September 1982

Violence

Assassination of Bashir Gemayel and Israeli Occupation of Beirut
14 September 1982 - 16 September 1982

Violence

Sabra and Shatila Massacres
16 September 1982 - 18 September 1982

Violence Diplomatic

Israel Withdraws from Beirut and the Multinational Force Returns
23 September 1982 - 29 September 1982

Diplomatic Policy/program

PLO and Jordan Agree on Idea of Palestinian-Jordanian Confederation
9 October 1982 - 10 November 1982

Institutional Policy/program

30th Zionist Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
7 December 1982 - 16 December 1982

Diplomatic

Israeli-Lebanese Negotiations
28 December 1982

Institutional Violence

Kahan Report on the Sabra-Shatila Massacres
7 February 1983 - 10 February 1983

Institutional Policy/program

16th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers
14 February 1983 - 22 February 1983

Colonization

Israeli Settlements in the West Bank
21 March 1983 - 11 April 1983

Diplomatic Policy/program

Failed Attempt of Palestinian-Jordanian Coordination
31 March 1983 - 8 April 1983

Diplomatic Legal

Israel-Lebanon 17 May Agreement
17 May 1983

Institutional Diplomatic

Scission within Fatah
18 May 1983 - 15 September 1983

Popular action

Reactions to Fatah Scission in Occupied Territories
26 June 1983 - 9 November 1983

Violence Colonization

Tension in Hebron
1 July 1983 - 30 July 1983

Diplomatic Colonization

Draft Security Council Resolution S/15895
2 August 1983

Institutional Institutional

PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis
3 August 1983 - 7 August 1983

Violence

Ma'moun Meraish is Assassinated in Athens
20 August 1983

Biographical

Yitzhak Shamir Succeeds Menachem Begin as Prime Minister.
2 September 1983

Violence Diplomatic

Yasir Arafat in Tripoli, Lebanon, and then Cairo
16 September 1983 - 22 December 1983

Violence

Operations Against French and US Contingents in Beirut
23 October 1983

Sanctions

Israeli Measures Against Palestinian Universities
2 November 1983 - 30 July 1984

Diplomatic Policy/program

General Assembly Resolution 38/58
13 December 1983

Institutional

Jordanian Parliament Revived
9 January 1984 - 18 January 1984

Popular action

Palestinians in the Occupied Territories Oppose Reactivating the Jordanian Parliament
23 January 1984

Diplomatic

Palestinian-Jordanian Coordination for Peace Talks
26 February 1984 - 1 March 1984

Diplomatic

Secretary-General report (A/39/130-S/16409), Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 38/58
13 March 1984

Institutional Policy/program

Palestinian Internal Polarization
27 March 1984 - 20 May 1984

Violence

Palestinians Hijack an Israeli Bus Toward Gaza
12 April 1984

Violence

Operation of Israeli Occupation Forces Against Ayn al-Hilwa
16 May 1984 - 18 May 1984

Institutional Policy/program

Fatah - Democratic Alliance Precarious Reconciliation
27 June 1984 - 2 September 1984

Colonization

Tal Rumayda Settlement in Hebron
8 August 1984

Popular action Violence

Commemorating the Sabra - Shatila Massacres
17 September 1984

Violence

Demolitions in the Jordan Valley
1 November 1984 - 11 November 1984

Institutional Diplomatic

17th Palestine National Council Is Held in Amman
22 November 1984 - 29 November 1984

Diplomatic

Palestinian-Jordanian Joint Action Agreement
11 February 1985 - 22 February 1985

Violence

Israeli Army Withdraws from Saida Region
16 February 1985

Policy/program Diplomatic

PLO Executive on Palestinian-Jordanian Joint Action Agreement
18 February 1985

Diplomatic Institutional

Attempts to Form a Jordanian-Palestinian Delegation
1 March 1985 - 1 September 1985

Institutional Policy/program

Palestinian National Salvation Front Is Formed in Damascus
25 March 1985

Diplomatic

The PLO, the US, and Resolution 242
15 May 1985

Violence

Battles of the Palestinian Camps in Lebanon
19 May 1985 - 7 April 1987

Diplomatic

Prisoner Exchange between Israel and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command
20 May 1985

Sanctions Popular action

Iron Fist Policy in the Occupied Territories
29 July 1985 - 4 August 1985

Diplomatic Policy/program

Emergency Arab Summit Meets in Casablanca
7 August 1985 - 9 August 1985

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/17459
13 September 1985

Violence

Israeli Planes Attack PLO Headquarters in Tunis
25 September 1985 - 1 October 1985

Violence

Achille Lauro Hijacked
7 October 1985 - 11 October 1985

Diplomatic Policy/program

Arafat's "Cairo Declaration" on Terrorism
7 November 1985

Diplomatic

US - Palestinian Meeting in Jerusalem
4 December 1985

Diplomatic

Breakdown of Jordanian-Palestinian Coordination
25 January 1986 - 1 April 1986

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/17769
30 January 1986

Violence

Assassination of Zafir al-Masri
2 March 1986 - 3 March 1986

Violence

Khaled Nazzal Assassinated in Athens
9 June 1986

Sanctions

Two Palestinian Newspapers Banned in Jerusalem
30 June 1986

Diplomatic

US - Palestinian Meeting in Jerusalem
29 July 1986

Legal

Israeli Law Prohibits Contact with PLO
6 August 1986

Institutional Policy/program

Fatah - DFLP - PCP Reconciliation: The Prague Declaration
6 September 1986

Violence

Munther Abu Ghazaleh Assassinated in Athens
21 October 1986

Sanctions

Israeli Repression in the Occupied Territories
4 December 1986 - 11 December 1986

Sanctions

Deportation of Muhammad Dahlan
13 December 1986 - 26 January 1987

Violence

Clashes in the Occupied Territories
9 February 1987 - 18 February 1987

Institutional

Elections in Gaza Professional Unions
21 February 1987

Popular action

Palestinian Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons
25 March 1987 - 13 April 1987

Diplomatic

Hussein-Peres London Secret Agreement
11 April 1987

Sanctions

Detention of Faisal Husseini
12 April 1987 - 13 September 1987

Sanctions

Closure of Palestinian Universities
19 April 1987

Institutional Policy/program

18th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers
20 April 1987 - 25 April 1987

Sanctions

Israel Suspends Distribution of al-Sha'b in the Occupied Territories.
28 April 1987

Sanctions

Deportation of Marwan Barghouti and Khalil Achour
14 May 1987

Violence

Islamic Jihad Operations in Gaza
18 May 1987 - 30 November 1987

Sanctions Diplomatic

The Closure of PLO Offices in the US
16 September 1987 - 29 June 1988

Diplomatic Popular action

1st Visit of US Secretary George Shultz to the Region
17 October 1987 - 18 October 1987

Sanctions

al-Quds, a Nablus-Based Palestinian News Agency, Is Closed for Two Years.
25 October 1987

Sanctions

Closure of Bethlehem University
28 October 1987

Violence

Palestinian Hang-Glider Operation
25 November 1987

Institutional Policy/program

31st Zionist Congress Meets in Jerusalem
6 December 1987 - 10 December 1987

Popular action

Start of the Intifada in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
9 December 1987

Popular action Institutional

First Communiqué of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)
14 December 1987

Diplomatic Legal

General Assembly Resolutions 42/210, 42/229 and 42/230
17 December 1987 - 23 March 1988

Popular action

Solidarity of Israel's Palestinians with the Intifada
21 December 1987

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/605
22 December 1987

Policy/program Violence

Non-Armed Intifada
3 January 1988 - 13 February 1988

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolutions S/RES/607 and S/RES/608
4 January 1988 - 14 January 1988

Popular action

Unified National Leadership of the Uprising
8 January 1988

Policy/program Popular action

The Palestinians' 14 Demands
14 January 1988

Sanctions Violence

Israel's Policy of "Beating"
19 January 1988 - 27 January 1988

Diplomatic

Resumption of Diplomatic Activity
30 January 1988 - 10 February 1988

Diplomatic Policy/program

Draft Security Council Resolutions S/19466, S/19780, S/20463, S/20677, and S/20945/Rev.1
1 February 1988 - 7 November 1989

Sanctions

One-Month Closure of Academic Institutions in the West Bank
2 February 1988

Diplomatic Policy/program

2nd Visit of US Secretary George Shultz to the Region; Statement to the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza
25 February 1988 - 26 February 1988

Policy/program Diplomatic

US Secretary of State Shultz Peace Plan
4 March 1988

Popular action Sanctions

The Intifada and the Israeli Response in Another Stage in the Confrontation
11 March 1988 - 29 March 1988

Diplomatic

3rd Visit of US Secretary of State Shultz to the Region
3 April 1988 - 8 April 1988

Violence

Assassination of Khalil al-Wazir in Tunis
16 April 1988

Diplomatic Policy/program

4th Visit of US Secretary of State Shultz to the Region
3 June 1988 - 7 June 1988

Policy/program Diplomatic

Arab Extraordinary Summit in Algiers
7 June 1988 - 9 June 1988

Sanctions

Another Round of Releasing and Detaining Faisal Husseini
9 June 1988 - 31 July 1988

Legal Institutional

Jordan Severs Ties with the West Bank
28 July 1988 - 4 August 1988

Policy/program Institutional

The Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) Issues Its Charter
18 August 1988

Institutional

Elections in Israel
1 November 1988

Policy/program Institutional

19th Palestine National Council Meets in Algiers and Proclaims the Palestinian State
12 November 1988 - 15 November 1988

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 43/160
9 December 1988

Violence

The Intifada First Year Balance Sheet
9 December 1988

Policy/program Diplomatic

Arafat addresses the UN General Assembly
13 December 1988 - 14 December 1988

Diplomatic Policy/program

Start of US-PLO Dialogue
14 December 1988

Institutional Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 43/177
15 December 1988

Violence

Tougher Israeli Measures Against the Intifada
17 January 1989

Diplomatic

US-PLO Official Meeting Takes Place in Carthage, Tunisia
22 March 1989

Policy/program

Israel Proposes Elections in the West Bank and Gaza
30 March 1989

Institutional

PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis
31 March 1989 - 2 April 1989

Diplomatic

Yasir Arafat Makes First Official Visit to Paris
2 May 1989 - 4 May 1989

Popular action Violence

Resurgence of Intifada, Worsening of Repression
3 May 1989 - 19 May 1989

Policy/program

Israel's "Peace Initiative"
14 May 1989

Policy/program

The PLO Executive Committee Rejects Israel's Peace Initiative
15 May 1989

Policy/program Diplomatic

Egypt Proposes a Ten-Point Plan for Palestinian Elections
1 July 1989 - 30 September 1989

Diplomatic

US-PLO Official Meeting in Tunis
14 August 1989

Sanctions

Israel Deports Five Palestinians
27 August 1989

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolution S/RES/641
30 August 1989

Colonization

Mass Emigration of Soviet Jews to Israel Is Triggered
1 October 1989 - 14 January 1990

Policy/program Diplomatic

The Baker Five-Point Plan
10 October 1989

Policy/program Diplomatic

Responses to the Baker Five-Point Plan
16 October 1989 - 18 December 1989

Diplomatic Institutional

Draft General Assembly Resolution A/44/L.50
6 December 1989

Diplomatic

US Voices Dissatisfaction with Israel
23 February 1990 - 3 March 1990

Institutional

Israel's National Unity Government Collapses
13 March 1990 - 11 June 1990

Violence

Rishon LeZion (Uyun Qara) Killings
20 May 1990

Diplomatic

Draft Security Council Resolution S/21326
31 May 1990

Diplomatic

Dial 1-202-456-1414
13 June 1990

Diplomatic Violence

The US Administration Suspends Dialogue with the PLO
20 June 1990

Contextual

Iraqi Forces Invade Kuwait
2 August 1990

Policy/program Violence

Palestinian Response to the Invasion of Kuwait
3 August 1990 - 17 January 1991

Violence

Haram al-Sharif Killings
8 October 1990

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolutions S/RES/672 and S/RES/673
12 October 1990 - 24 October 1990

Diplomatic

Statement of the President of the Security Council S/22027
20 December 1990

Diplomatic Legal

Security Council Resolution S/RES/681
20 December 1990

Violence

Assassination of Salah Khalaf (Abu Iyad)
14 January 1991

Contextual Violence

The Gulf War
17 January 1991 - 28 February 1991

Policy/program

President Bush Outlines US Goals Following the Gulf War
6 March 1991

Diplomatic Policy/program

Secretary Baker First Stage Diplomacy
9 March 1991 - 22 May 1991

Diplomatic

Secretary Baker Second Stage Diplomacy
1 June 1991 - 18 October 1991

Violence

Intifada Statistics
30 July 1991

Diplomatic Policy/program

US-Soviet Joint Statement on the Middle East, Moscow
31 July 1991

Policy/program Institutional

20th Palestine National Council Is Held in Algiers
23 September 1991 - 28 September 1991

Diplomatic Policy/program

US Letters of Assurances
15 October 1991 - 18 October 1991

Institutional Policy/program

PLO Central Council Meeting Is Held in Tunis
17 October 1991

Diplomatic Policy/program

US-Soviet Invitation to the Madrid Peace Conference
18 October 1991

Diplomatic

Madrid Conference
30 October 1991 - 2 November 1991

Diplomatic

1st Negotiation Round, Madrid
3 November 1991

Diplomatic

2nd Negotiation Round, Washington
10 December 1991 - 18 December 1991

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 46/86
16 December 1991

Sanctions

Israel Announces Deportation of Palestinians
2 January 1992

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/726
6 January 1992

Diplomatic

3rd Negotiation Round, Washington
13 January 1992 - 16 January 1992

Diplomatic

Conference on Multilateral Peace Talks, Moscow
28 January 1992 - 29 January 1992

Diplomatic

4th Negotiation Round, Washington
24 February 1992 - 4 March 1992

Diplomatic

Arafat Survives a Plane Crash in Libya
7 April 1992 - 8 April 1992

Diplomatic

5th Negotiation Round, Washington
27 April 1992 - 30 April 1992

Diplomatic

Multilateral Talks
11 May 1992 - 13 May 1992

Violence

Assassination of Atef Bseiso in Paris
8 June 1992

Institutional

Elections in Israel
23 June 1992

Institutional Policy/program

32nd Zionist Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
26 July 1992 - 30 July 1992

Diplomatic

6th Negotiation Round, 1st Stage, Washington
24 August 1992 - 3 September 1992

Diplomatic

6th Negotiation Round, 2nd Stage, Washington
14 September 1992 - 24 September 1992

Popular action Policy/program

A Coalition of 10 Palestinian Organizations Opposed to Negotiations is Formed in Damascus
16 September 1992

Diplomatic

7th Negotiation Round, Washington
21 October 1992 - 20 November 1992

Diplomatic

Multilateral Talks
29 October 1992 - 12 November 1992

Diplomatic

8th Negotiation Round, Washington
7 December 1992 - 16 December 1992

Sanctions

Israel Deports 415 Palestinians to South Lebanon
13 December 1992 - 16 December 1992

Diplomatic Sanctions

Security Council Resolution S/RES/799
18 December 1992

Diplomatic

Bilateral Negotiation Round Delayed
11 January 1993

Legal

Knesset Repeals Law Banning Contact with the PLO
19 January 1993

Diplomatic

Norwegian Secret Channel, Exploratory Stage
20 January 1993 - 9 May 1993

Diplomatic

Palestinians Agree to Return to Washington Negotiations
20 April 1993

Diplomatic

9th Negotiation Round, Washington
27 April 1993 - 13 May 1993

Diplomatic Policy/program

Norwegian Secret Channel, Official Stage
20 May 1993 - 20 August 1993

Diplomatic

10th Negotiation Round, Washington
15 June 1993 - 1 July 1993

Diplomatic

Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Initialed and Approved
20 August 1993 - 30 August 1993

Popular action Policy/program

The Coalition of 10 Palestinian Organizations Reject the Palestinian-Israeli Accord, Damascus
2 September 1993

Diplomatic

Mutual Recognition Between Israel and the PLO
9 September 1993 - 10 September 1993

Legal Diplomatic

Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Signed in Washington
13 September 1993

Institutional

PLO Central Council Meeting is Held in Tunis
10 October 1993 - 12 October 1993

Diplomatic

Start of Gaza-Jericho Negotiations, Taba
13 October 1993 - 8 December 1993

Diplomatic Socio-Economic

Start of Israel-PLO Economic Talks in Paris
November 1993

Diplomatic

Multilevel Gaza-Jericho Negotiations
12 December 1993 - 23 February 1994

Diplomatic

Fundamental Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Israel
30 December 1993

Violence

Hebron Massacre
25 February 1994 - 18 March 1994