Summary: When the United Nations talks of "Israeli-occupied territories," the conventional definition is that these disputed lands include the West Bank, Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights - all of them conquered during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
Israel captured the West Bank during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
The Palestinians want mostly Arab east Jerusalem, which Israel seized in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
, as the capital of their future state.
Israel said it would consider aspects of the plan, but has so far ruled out a full withdrawal from the West Bank and East Jerusalem, territories it captured in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
As countries throughout the Middle East marked the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
, also known as the Six-Day War, the sting of the rapid military defeat is still sharply felt in Egypt and across the Arab world.
In a somber speech to mark the occasion of the beginning of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
, Abbas said Palestinian infighting was as dangerous to Palestinians as being occupied by Israel.
The Arab proposal offers Israel peace and normal relations with all Arab countries in exchange for Israeli withdrawal from all lands taken during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
Israel captured the area along with the Golan Heights in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
Lupolianski's office says the decision to review the construction work was made after consultations with Muslim leaders in East Jerusalem, the Muslim half of the city that was captured by Israel in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
And during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
, Israel captured and occupied the eastern part of the city, which was then under Jordanian rule.
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem, which Israel captured in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war
and annexed in a move not recognized internationally, as the capital of their future state.
The UN has long maintained that the only way to forge peace is to have two states -- Israel and Palestine -- with Jerusalem as the capital of both and the borders returned to their status before the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
Since Israel militarily occupied East Jerusalem in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
, the United States and the international community have rejected as illegal Israel's attempts to cement its control over the city by expanding its boundaries, annexing it and constructing a ring of settlements on occupied Palestinian land around its outskirts to sever it from the rest of the West Bank.
1990 -- Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who was known for having taken part alongside Egyptian forces in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War
, was martyred at the age of 45.
Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem - in which Al-Aqsa is located - during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War