GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
November 4, 1995: Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated.

Prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by Yigal Amir, an Orthodox Jewish student opposed to Israeli withdrawal from the occupied West Bank. Shimon Peres succeeds Rabin as the new prime minister.

PBS A Day of Mourning
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east /mideast_11-6c.html

In Jerusalem, King Hussein of Jordan, President Clinton, and Acting Prime Minister Shimon Peres speak at the funeral of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated on Saturday, November 4. (Novermber 1995)


WWW 50 Years of US Policy in the Middle East
http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/0927/p25s1-wome.html

A timeline from 1947 to 2001 of key events related to United States policy in the Middle East