How old is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how did it start?

Who was the aggressor? Who is the aggressor today?

Asked By: - 9/27/2009
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You could say it started in 1948 when Israel was founded. Before that, for at least 500 years, there was NO nation in that location. The land was part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. When the Ottomans fell, the lands once controlled by the Ottomans were given independence (if capable of self-government) or, in the... More
Answered By: The First Dragon - 9/27/2009
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it has been going on for 100 years, got worse when the Brits drew up plans for a Jewish state (Balfour accord) and to be honest, the Palestinians have been really aggressive and antagonizing Israelis for years. Althoguht, I personally think it is Iran sending in operatives to stir up trouble and the PLO is not much... More
Answered By: Princess Buffy - 9/27/2009
this conflict can be traced back to after the middvil period when muslims spread through the world but the conflict got worse after ww2 when the U.N gave the Israelis their land back that the muslims had been occupying on and off for a long time
Answered By: Matt - 9/27/2009
At least like 60 years ago. Believe it or not it all started with "Snaps". There where some jews on the court and some arabs wanted to play b-ball as well. Well long story short. 1 too many "yo mama" jokes later and it's messed up the whole area for 6 decades.
Answered By: rutrow3000 - 9/27/2009
Since Samson and Delilah, resurrected by the Zionist Jews in the past century supported by dupe Zionist Christians.
Answered By: starleo51 - 9/27/2009
started in 300 BC when jews left Egypt and pales are aggreesors today
Answered By: saharaaj - 9/27/2009
As usual, the depth of US ignorance is awesome as shown by other answers... More
Answered By: Blowfly - 9/28/2009
It started in 1947 when Israel were given land in Palestine. This factual link provides the answers that you are looking for
Answered By: michael w - 9/28/2009
deals were cut by the British with the Zioniists well before the Balfour declaration (Nov.1917) at least 6 months before. Jewish population at Balfour time estimated at 50,000...Jerusalem surrendered to General Allenby (Dec.9/1917) ended Britain's fight against the Turks. It took another 40 years for the Jews to form a... More
Answered By: tgr1013 - 9/28/2009
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