TITLE

Roots of The Conflict

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the history of the conflict between Israel and Lebanon. Israel was founded in 1948 as a homeland for the Jewish people, but many Muslim countries never accepted Israel's right to exist. Israel occupied southern Lebanon from 1982-2000. In 1982, Israel invaded Lebanon to stop a Palestinian group that was attacking Israelis. Countries such as Israel and the U.S. consider Hezbollah a terrorist organization and it is noted that Hezbollah's main supporters are Iran and Syria.
ACCESSION #
22546878

 

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