GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
July 1, 1994: Arafat returns to Gaza to take up his new position as head of the new Palestinian Authority.

Following the signing of the Declaration of Principles and the Cairo Agreement, Yasser Arafat enters Gaza after 27 years living outside of Israel. He had spent the past 12 years running the PLO from Tunis.

PBS Promises - A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

This timeline of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict spans the years between 1991 and 2001.