Camp David Accords
Camp David Accords 1979
-Israel and Egypt make peace.
-Egypt was the first to recognize Israel as a country.
-The Sinai Peninsula was returned to Egypt. Israel took it from them in 1967.
-Other countries boycotted Egypt for making a treaty with Israel.
Palestinian Intifada 1987
-An intifada is a mass uprising. There was an intifada against Israel that began in Gaza and spread through the West Bank.
-There were acts of civil disobedience and general strikes on Israeli products.
-International attention was gained because of stone throwing demonstrations against heavily armed troops.
-More than 1000 Palestinian civilians were killed.
Oslo Peace Process 1993
-When Rabin was elected a period of Israeli Arab peacemaking took place.
-Israel lifted a ban on PLO participants in meetings in Washington.
-Because of their weakness after the Gulf War the PLO wanted to make peace talks work.
-The Palestinians recognize Israel in return for a phased dismantling of Israel’s occupation.