Palestinian National Authority

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For more than 50 years, the conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis for a piece of land about the size of Vermont has commanded constant media attention throughout the world. Created in 1994 to govern Palestinian-populated areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) is an autonomous organization that has complete control over civil matters in Palestinian areas but shares powers relating to government affairs. After the death of PNA president Yasir Arafat in 2004, ...
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Overview

For more than 50 years, the conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis for a piece of land about the size of Vermont has commanded constant media attention throughout the world. Created in 1994 to govern Palestinian-populated areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) is an autonomous organization that has complete control over civil matters in Palestinian areas but shares powers relating to government affairs. After the death of PNA president Yasir Arafat in 2004, then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon began a unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip. Shortly thereafter, Hamas, a group viewed as a terrorist organization by the West, was victorious in the Palestinian legislative elections and replaced Fatah as the leading party of the Palestinian people.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604130201
  • Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Series: Creation of the Modern Middle East Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 136
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Palestine and the Palestinians 7

2 Palestine in the Nineteenth Century 16

3 The Rise of Zionism 26

4 Britain Enters the Palestine Question 34

5 Arab-Jewish Conflict in the Early British Mandate Period 42

6 The Beginning of Open Palestinian Resistance 50

7 The Arab Revolt 58

8 The Arab Loss of Palestine 66

9 The Palestinian Diaspora 78

10 Palestinian Authority 86

11 An Unclear and Troubled Independence 96

Chronology 117

Timeline 118

Bibliography 123

Further Resources 124

Picture Credits 125

Index 126

About the Contributors 134

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