Origins of the Arab-Israel two-state solution

The origins of the two-state solution in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Sabra and Shatila massacres in 1982

A description of the events surrounding the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982.

Suez and the arrival of the Cold War in the Middle East

How the Suez Crisis of 1956 changed international relationships and landscape of power.

The first Intifada and Palestinian consciousness

How the first Palestinian mass uprising in 1987 became a turning point in the conflict.

The Six-Day War and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO)

How Israel defeated three Arab neighbours, Jordan, Syria and Egypt in the 1967 war.

The Yom Kippur War

Description of the events surrounding the Yom Kippur War in 1973.

UN partition plan for Palestine and establishing the State of Israel

Understanding the background and impact of the UN Partition Plan for Palestine in 1947.