Israel at 60
Israel at 60
Page last updated at 15:27 GMT, Thursday, 19 August 2010 16:27 UK
Ben Gurion reading the declaration of Israeli independence
Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen looks back at the events of 1948 when Israel, and the Palestinian refugee problem, came into being.


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Katyusha rockets fired from southern Lebanon into Israel in 2006


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Map of Israel after the Six-Day War in 1967




FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

Israel has always been ready for war, but attitudes are changing.

OBSTACLES TO PEACE
Martin Asser looks at issues which divide Palestinians and Israelis.
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