Criticism of Human Rights Watch
The international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been criticized by national governments, other NGOs, the media and its founder (and former chairman), Robert L. Bernstein. ...
Arab-Israeli conflict
The Arab–Israeli conflict (Arabic: الصراع العربي الإسرائيلي‎ Al-Sira'a Al'Arabi A'Israili; Hebrew: הסכסוך הישראלי-ערבי‎ Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Aravi) refers to the political tension a...
Arab-Israeli conflict - Wikipedia
Operation Orchard
Operation Orchard (Hebrew: מבצע בוסתן‎, Mivtza bustan) was an Israeli airstrike on a suspected nuclear reactor in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria, which occurred just after midnight (local time...
Operation Orchard - Wikipedia
History of the Arab-Israeli conflict
The Arab–Israeli conflict is a modern phenomenon, which has its roots in the end of the 19th century. The conflict became a major international issue with the birth of Israel in 1948. The Arab–Israeli...
History of the Arab-Israeli conflict - Wikipedia
Operation Determined Path
Operation "Determined Path" (Hebrew: מבצע דרך נחושה‎ Mivtza Derekh Nehosha) was a military operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, starting June 22, 2002, following Operation "Defens...
Israel's unilateral disengagement plan
The Israeli disengagement from Gaza (Hebrew: תָּכְנִית הַהִתְנַתְּקוּת, Tokhnit HaHitnatkut; in the Disengagement Plan Implementation Law), also known as "Gaza expulsion" and "Hitnatkut", was the with...
Israel's unilateral disengagement plan - Wikipedia
1948 Arab-Israeli War
The 1948 Arab–Israeli War or the First Arab–Israeli War was fought between the State of Israel and a military coalition of Arab states and Palestinian Arab forces. This war formed the second stage of ...
1948 Arab-Israeli War - Wikipedia
Positions on Jerusalem
There are differing legal and diplomatic positions on Jerusalem held within the international community. Scholars are divided over the legal status of Jerusalem under international law. No country in ...
Positions on Jerusalem - Wikipedia
Mustafa Dirani
Mustafa Dirani was a member and held position of "the head of security" of the Amal movement in Lebanon associated with Syria. In 1987 he started contacts with pro-Iran sources, and eventually he crea...
Munich massacre
The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, on eleven Israeli Olympic team members, who were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German pol...
Munich massacre - Wikipedia
List of Middle East peace proposals
This is a reversed chronological list of peace proposals in the Middle East.
2006 Lebanon War
The 2006 Lebanon War, also called the 2006 Israel–Hezbollah War and known in Lebanon as the July War (Arabic: حرب تموز‎, Ḥarb Tammūz) and in Israel as the Second Lebanon War (Hebrew: מלחמת ל...
2006 Lebanon War - Wikipedia
Six-Day War
The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War,...
Six-Day War - Wikipedia
Operation Bramble Bush
Operation Bramble Bush was an Israeli plan to assassinate the then president of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, in 1992. It was described in full in December 2003 by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, thou...
Nachshon Wachsman
The Kidnapping and murder of Nachshon Wachsman was an incident in which Palestinian Hamas kidnapped Israeli soldier Nachshon Wachsman from the Bnai Atarot junction in central Israel, and held him host...
Santorini (ship)
The Santorini was a fishing boat used for weapons-smuggling, which was captured in May 2001 by the Israeli Shayetet 13 Naval Commando Unit. This was the first ship caught in an attempt to smuggle wea...
Jaffa riots
The Jaffa riots (Hebrew: מאורעות תרפ"א ‎) (commonly known in Hebrew as Me'oraot Tarpa) were a series of violent riots in Mandatory Palestine on May 1–7, 1921, which began as a fight between two ...
Jaffa riots - Wikipedia
Cherbourg Project
The Boats of Cherbourg was an Israeli military operation which took place on 24 December 1969, and involved the escape of five unarmed Sa'ar 3 class boats from the French port of Cherbourg. The boats ...
Cherbourg Project - Wikipedia
South Lebanon conflict (1982-2000)
The South Lebanon conflict (1985–2000) or the Security Zone conflict in Lebanon refers 15 years of warfare between the Israel Defense Forces and its Lebanese proxy militias and Lebanese Muslim guerri...
South Lebanon conflict (1982-2000) - Wikipedia
Operation Wrath of God
Operation "Wrath of God" (Hebrew: מבצע זעם האל‎ Mivtza Za'am Ha'el), also known as Operation "Bayonet", was a covert operation directed by the Mossad to assassinate individuals suspected of bein...
1936-1939 Arab revolt in Palestine
The 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine was a nationalist uprising by Palestinian Arabs in Mandatory Palestine against British colonial rule, as a demand for independence and opposition to mass Jewish ...
1936-1939 Arab revolt in Palestine - Wikipedia
Ain es Saheb airstrike
The Ain es Saheb airstrike occurred on October 5, 2003 and was the first overt Israeli military operation in Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
In response to the suicide bombing in Haifa 12 hou...
Ain es Saheb airstrike - Wikipedia
Samu Incident
The Samu incident or Samua incident was a large cross-border assault on November 13, 1966 by Israeli military on the Jordanian-controlled West Bank village of Samu in response to an al-Fatah land mine...
Tunis Raid
Khalil Ibrahim al-Wazir (Arabic: خليل إبراهيم الوزير‎, also known by his kunya Abu Jihad  أبو جهاد—"father of struggle"; October 10, 1935 – April 16, 1988) was a Palestinian leader and co-fo...
Tunis Raid - Wikipedia
2009 Sudan airstrikes
In January and February 2009, there was a series of two air strikes in Sudan and one in the Red Sea, allegedly conducted by Israel against Iranian arms being smuggled to the Gaza Strip through Sudan. ...
2009 Sudan airstrikes - Wikipedia
Qibya massacre
The Qibya massacre, known in Israel as Operation Shoshana, and also known as the Qibya incident, was a reprisal operation that occurred in October 1953 when Israeli troops under Ariel Sharon attacked ...
Qibya massacre - Wikipedia
Yom Kippur War
The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (Arabic: حرب أكتوبر‎ Ḥarb ʾUktōbar, or حرب تشرين Ḥarb Tišrīn; Hebrew: מלחמת יום הכיפורים‎ Milẖemet Yom HaKipurim or מלחמת יום כיפור Milẖ...
Yom Kippur War - Wikipedia
Gaza flotilla raid
33°34′02″E / 32.64113°N 33.56727°E / 32.64113; 33.56727 The Gaza flotilla raid was a military operation by Israel against six civilian ships of the "Gaza Freedom Flotilla" on ...
Gaza flotilla raid - Wikipedia
Rocket and mortar attacks on southern Israel
Since 2001, Palestinian militants have launched thousands of rocket and mortar attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip as part of the continuing Arab–Israeli conflict. As of July 2014 the attacks have k...
Rocket and mortar attacks on southern Israel - Wikipedia
Lebanese Civil War
The Lebanese Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية‎ - Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimate...
Lebanese Civil War - Wikipedia