Time Line: The Struggle for Peace in the Middle East

September 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p8
The article chronicles the events related to the conflict in Middle East. In May 14, 1948, Israel becomes an independent Jewish nation. In 1956, Israel, Great Britain and France invade Egypt to retake the Suez Canal while in 1967, Israel attacks Egypt and its allies, taking the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Sinai Peninsula and Golan Heights. In 2006, Israel invades Lebanon to stop the attacks by Hezbollah.


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