Six-Day War

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Noun1.Six-Day War - tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967Six-Day War - tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Forty-four years ago, Israel occupied the West Bank, Gaze Strip and the Golan Heights during the 6-day war, which later became known to Palestinians as the Naksa, or setback.
A study of individuals born in Jerusalem in the period 1967-1974 found that offspring of mothers who were in the second month of pregnancy during the 6-day war (June 1967) had more than double the risk of schizophrenia, compared with the group as a whole.
What is so striking about the Bush silence (and hypocrisy) around the Syrian troop question is that in 1967, shortly after the 6-Day War during which Israel occupied vast tracts of Arab land, the United Nations issued a resolution calling for the immediate end to the Israeli occupation and their pull out from the territories.