GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
September 28, 1995: PLO chairman Arafat and Israel's prime minister Rabin sign the Taba Agreement.

In Washington, D.C., Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin sign the Taba Agreement, known as Oslo II, to expand Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank and Gaza and to allow Palestinian elections. In those elections, held on January 20, 1996, Arafat wins roughly 85 percent of the votes in his bid to head the Palestinian National Authority.

PBS Promises - A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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