Israel has declared WAR on 7th October 2023, Saturday. It was a jewish holiday in Israel. Jewish people read Torah today, one of the most holiest texts in Judaism. On the same day HAMAS launched 5000 rockets on Israel and ISRAEL declared “state of war”.
Citizens were advices to take shelter from bombings. Their “iron dome” stopped many rockets yet at least 700 people were killed and 2000+ were wounded and many have been taken hostage.
Videos are going viral on social media where a woman from Israeli military was captured. In an other video, a tourist is killed, stripped naked and paraded in the city. Hamas Terrorist group is calling this, Al Aqsa Storm. Mohammed Deif, leader of Military wing of HAMAS, has declared Operation Al Aqsa Storm.
He asked all palestinians to stand against israel. He pronounced enough is enough. But what does it mean is this whole situation is very tragic snd very dangerous too.Just like India France, Germany, Italy as well has condemned these attacks and supported Israel’s right to defend itself.
History of Isreal-Palestine Confict:
This conflict has beein going on for the last 75 years. The Israel-Palestine conflict is a long and complex historical conflict that dates back over a century. Here is a brief overview of the conflict’s history, year by year:
Late 19th Century:
- Late 1800s: Jewish immigration to Palestine, then part of the Ottoman Empire, begins as part of the Zionist movement.
Early 20th Century:
- 1917: British forces capture Palestine from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1917: Balfour Declaration expresses British support for a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.
- 1920: San Remo conference grants Britain the mandate over Palestine.
- 1921: Arab riots erupt in Jaffa, protesting Jewish immigration.
- 1922: League of Nations approves British mandate over Palestine.
- 1936-1939: Arab revolt in Palestine against British and Jewish presence.
- 1937: Peel Commission recommends partition of Palestine into separate Jewish and Arab states.
- 1947: United Nations approves the partition plan, leading to the creation of Israel on May 14, 1948.
- 1948-1949: Arab-Israeli War (First Arab-Israeli War) follows Israel’s declaration of independence.
- 1949: Armistice agreements signed between Israel and neighboring Arab states.
- 1956: Suez Crisis (Suez War) involving Israel, the UK, France, and Egypt.
- 1959: Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) is formed.
- 1964: PLO adopts the Palestinian National Covenant, calling for the destruction of Israel.
- 1967: Six-Day War leads to Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem, Sinai Peninsula, and Golan Heights.
- 1973: Yom Kippur War (October War) between Israel and a coalition of Arab states.
- 1979: Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty, leading to Egypt’s recognition of Israel.
- 1982: Israel invades Lebanon to root out PLO fighters.
- 1987-1993: First Intifada, a Palestinian uprising against Israeli rule.
- 1993: Oslo Accords signed between Israel and the PLO, marking the beginning of the peace process.
- 1994: Jordan-Israel Peace Treaty, leading to Jordan’s recognition of Israel.
- 2000-2005: Second Intifada (Al-Aqsa Intifada) erupts, leading to a surge in violence.
- 2005: Israel withdraws from Gaza Strip, dismantling settlements.
- 2014: Israel-Gaza conflict (Operation Protective Edge) erupts.
- 2015-2016: Wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks and clashes with Israeli forces.
- 2021: Israel-Gaza conflict (May 2021) and clashes in Jerusalem.
The Israel-Palestine conflict continues to this day, with various peace initiatives, negotiations, and continued tensions in the region. This overview provides a simplified timeline, and the conflict’s history is marked by numerous complexities and disputes.