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  • League of Nations Mandate for Palestine (1922)

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:04
    A legal document adopted by the League of Nations on 24 July 1922. It established the United Kingdom as a Mandatory in control of Palestine, which had been officially under military government since the British occupied it from the Ottoman Empire during World War I. It was based on the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the understandings reached at the Paris and San Remo Conferences. The document provided for the administration of Palestine by the British with the aim of establishing the Jewish national home as mentioned in the 1917 Balfour Declaration, ensuring that the rights and positions of other communities in Palestine, as well as holy places, be preserved. Article 25 of the Mandate allowed the British, with the consent of the League of Nations, to “withhold or postpone” the application of certain provisions of the Mandate with regard to the territory east of the Jordan River and administer it separately from the rest of Palestine, a right which it exercised with the Transjordan Memorandum later in 1922.
  • Israel-Syria Armistice Agreement (1949)

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:39
    An armistice agreement concluding the 1948 War between Israel and Syria, signed on Hill 232 near the Israeli-Syrian border, on 20 July 1949. As the last agreement signed between Israel and an Arab country, it brought the war to its official conclusion. The armistice line largely followed the 1923 Mandatory border, though differences between the two lines were a source of disagreement during the Israeli-Syrian peace negotiations. Three areas west of the armistice line that were controlled by Syrian forces at the time of the signing were designated in the agreement as demilitarized zones: the Banias area at the northern end of the armistice line; the area south of Lake Hula, and a narrow strip along the Jordan River up to the Sea of Galilee; and the area southeast of the Sea of Galilee and along the Yarmuk River up to El-Hama.
  • Map of Ben-Gurion International Airport Landing Strips

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:06
    Reference map of landing strips at Ben-Gurion International Airport, the primary gateway for international air traffic in and out of Israel. Located only a few kilometers away from the 1967 lines, the security of this airport is considered by Israel to be a vital component of security arrangements in a future Israeli-Palestinian settlement.
  • Israel-Lebanon Armistice Agreement (1949)

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:42
    An armistice agreement concluding the 1948 War between Israel and Lebanon, signed in Ras en Naqoura on the Israeli-Lebanese border on 23 March 1949. Although Israel was in control of a portion of Lebanese territory at the time of the signing, the armistice line corresponded to the 1923 Mandatory border, with a total length of 81km.
  • Map of Arab Localities in the Gaza Area Remaining in Israel (1949)

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:16
    Reference map of Arab localities in the Gaza area that remained on the Israeli side of the 1949 Israel-Egypt armistice line following the 1948 War.
  • Map of Palestinian Localities Destroyed during the Six Day War

    last update: 2016-01-31 05:16
    Reference map of Palestinian localities that were destroyed during the 1967 Six Day War.
  • Possible Exchange of Populated Territories (2004)

    last update: 2016-11-08 05:27
    Reference map summarizing proposals for Israeli territories with Arab residents to be ceded to Palestine as part of territorial exchange in a future permanent settlement, as made by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman among others.
  • Taba Summit - Palestinian Proposal (2001)

    last update: 2016-11-08 05:25
    A Palestinian proposal for a permanent territorial settlement put forth in 2001 during the Tabba Summit, including territorial exchangeinvolving 3.1 percent of the Wast Bank territory.
  • McMahon-Hussein Letters (1915)

    last update: 2016-11-08 04:50
    An exchange of letters between Henry McMahon, British High Commissioner in Egypt, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca and later King of Hejaz, that took place in late 1915 and early 1916. With the Arabs planning to revolt against the Ottoman Empire in the midst of World War I, the exchange promised British support to the Arabs, and British recognition of Arab independence following the war, with certain territorial reservations. Implementation of the British promises contained in the exchange was complicated by the exposure of the secret Sykes-Picot Agreement, defining British and French spheres of influence in the Middle East, as well as the publication of the Balfour Declaration, endorsing the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
  • West Bank Separation Barrier - Phases

    last update: 2016-11-19 16:39
    Reference map of Phase D of the West Bank Separation Barrier. This phase complements the previous phases by adding sections in the northern West Bank and around Jerusalem, and in addition mostly follows the Green Line from south of Jerusalem around the southern West Bank, ending several kilometers west of the Dead Sea. This phase of the barrier was partially completed by 2006, but remains unfinished as of 2014.