Timeline of Israeli-Palestinian/Arab relations

Key moments in the Israeli-Palestinian/Arab relationship.

Palestinians take control of Gaza Strip

Credit: AP

August 2005

Palestinians take control of Gaza Strip

Palestinian security guards sit on top of an armored personnel carrier flying a Palestinian flag, in preparation for the Palestinian takeover of the  Gaza Strip areas previously controlled by Israel, in Gaza City. Israel began withdrawing from 21 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip, along with four more in the northern West Bank, on Aug. 17. (Aug. 14, 2005)

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