UNSC : The Israeli Palestinian Conflict
The conflict between Palestinian Arabs and Israeli Jews is a modern phenomenon, dating to the end of the nineteenth century. The conflict began as a struggle over land. From the end of World War I until 1948, the area that both groups claimed was known internationally as Palestine. Following the war of 1948–1949, this land was divided into three parts: the State of Israel, the West Bank (of the Jordan River) and the Gaza Strip. The tense disputes, distrust and hostility between the two states led to sterile compromises, the fact that dismantled any attempts towards peaceful negotiations. For decades, the two-state solution has been held up by the international community as the only realistic deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Its basis is two-separate states, Israel and Palestine, living peacefully side by side. The UNSC, according to recent reports, consider the situation in the Near East very alarming and requires urgent intervention to prevent an imminent degeneration of the delicate peace. The snowballing humanitarian crisis in Gaza Strip, the increasing number of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and the recent stabbing incidents in Jerusalem are major factors of a highly predictable worsening of the situation. In order to accomplish its role as international peacekeeper, The UNSC will discuss all the available solutions in order to resolve this ongoing conflict and overcome the different obstacles blocking the denouement of the problem.
United Nations Security Council : The Israeli- Palestinian conflict
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