Clash of Territories

 A Historical Look-Back of the Israel-Gaza War

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Roots in Mid-20th Century 

Israel-Gaza conflict stems from the broader Arab-Israeli dispute 

   1948 Arab-Israeli War 

Establishment of Israel in 1948 led to a conflict with neighboring Arab nations. 

Occupation Since 1967 

Israel's control over Gaza, West Bank, and East Jerusalem since the Six-Day War  in 1967 heightened tensions. 

Intifadas - Palestinian Uprisings 

Palestinian protests, called intifadas, erupted against Israeli occupation  in the late 20th century. 

1990s Oslo Peace Process 

Attempts at peace with the Oslo Accords in the 1990s faced challenges,  impacting the resolution process 

Gaza Withdrawal in 2005: 

Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in 2005, but hostilities continued 

Hamas Control in 2007 

Hamas took control of Gaza in 2007, leading to increased conflicts with Israel. 

Rocket Attacks and Blockades 

Periodic rocket attacks from Gaza and Israeli blockades intensified the  conflict.

Israel conducted operations like Cast Lead (2008-2009) and Protective Edge (2014)  in response to security threats

Military Operations:

Remains intricate, involving geopolitical issues, national narratives, and ongoing  peace efforts. 

Ongoing Complexity

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