US President Bill Clinton watches as Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat shake hands at the signing of the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government , on 13 September 1993, in Washington DC Photo Rex/HHFrom the armistice agreements of 1949 between Israel and several Arab states to the rounds of talks between the Israeli government and the PLO/PNA, the Arabs and the Israelis have negotiated a solution to their conflict, notwithstanding intermittent wars. However, despite more than half a century of talks, a negotiated settlement has not been reached. An overview.
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