Palestine in a Nutshell (2004)

Table of Contents

Facts and Figures pg. 1
Terms pg. 2

Background
Ancient History pg. 4
Greco-Roman Period pg. 6
Islam pg. 8
The Story of Abraham pg. 8
Birth of Islam pg. 12
Spread of Islam pg. 23
Crusades pg. 16
Mamelukes and Mongols pg. 18
Ottoman Empire pg. 19
Ottoman Administration pg. 20
Decline pg. 21
Palestine in the Ottoman Period pg. 24
World War I pg. 27
Mandate pg. 30
Al-Nakbah 1948 pg. 36
The Middle East After World War II pg. 38
Transjordan pg. 38
Syria pg. 38
Lebanon pg. 40
Egypt pg. 40
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) pg. 42
Six-Day War pg. 45
PFLP pg. 47
DFLP pg. 48
PFLP-General Command pg. 48
Palestine Liberation Front pg. 48
Black September pg. 49
Lebanon War pg. 51
Intifada pg. 55

Militant Organizations
Hamas pg. 58
Islamic Jihad pg. 59
Martyrs/Freedom Fighters pg. 61
Al-Aqsa Intifada pg. 64
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade pg. 66

Issues
Refugees pg. 67
Settlements pg. 68
Al-Quds (Jerusalem) pg. 69

Maps
General Map pg. i
 


 

 
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