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Timelines and Multimedia

First screen of Council on Foreign Relations TimelineCouncil on Foreign Relations: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Timeline
This beautiful timeline traces the history of the conflict from 1914 to January 2009. It includes pictures, videos and articles written by experts at this nonpartisan and independent organization. Test your conflict knowledge in their interactive quiz.


A screenshot of the first screen of the Washington Post 'Defining the Barrier' featureThe Washington Post: Defining the Barrier
In a series of video reports in 2005, Washington Post reporters examine what the security barrier has affected Jews and Palestinians on either side of the fence.


A screenshot of the first screen of the Guardian 40th anniversary of Six Day WarThe Guardian: Mapping an Occupation
This 2007 feature created on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the six-day war in which Israel captured Sinai, the Golan Heights, Gaza and the West Bank includes an interactive map of the security barrier and a map-based timeline.

A page from the Promises Perspective TimelinePOV: Timeline from Two Perspectives
The history of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is elastic; it changes dramatically depending on who is telling it and where they start the story. For this reason, this timeline includes both a Palestinian (in green) and an Israeli (in blue) perspective for certain events. (Download PDF)


Screenshot of BBC Israeli/Palestinian Conflict TimelineBBC News: A History of Conflict: Israel and the Palestinians
This simple timeline includes audio, video, images and news articles about the conflict from 1250 BC through 2005.