Six-Day war (June 5-10, 1967)
U.N forces is able to prevent major invasions of Israel until the summer of 1967, when Egyptian forces gather in Sinai and Nasser orders the international troops to leave.
Yom Kippur War (october 6-24, 1973)
Sadat, allied with president Hafez Assad of syria, attack Israel on october 6, 1973- on Yom Kippur, the jewish day of atonement.
Camp David accords (1978-1979)
Egyptian and Israel leaders meet at camp david with president Carter in 1978 to disscuss a treaty in which egypt would regain full control of the sinai Peninsula. the treaty is signed on march 26, 1979, leading hope to a future of peace in the region.
Israel invasions of lebanon (1982)
the treaty with egypt leads to a "cold" peace, but Israel must now focus on the Palestinian refugees living in the west bank Gaza strip.
Wye accords (1998)
in 1998 Clinton host araft and israeli prime inister benjamin netanyahu in talks at way mills, Md. the summit ends with a land-for-security deal on october 23, 1998