Six Day War


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Six Day War

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(Historical Terms) a war fought in the Middle East in June 1967, lasting six days. In it Israel defeated Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, occupying the Gaza Strip, the Sinai, Jerusalem, the West Bank of the Jordan, and the Golan Heights
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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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In 1967, after the Six Day War, it seized East Jerusalem and united it with the West Jerusalem, but the UN did not recognize this.
Israel commemorated the semi-centennial of the Six Day War much as you might expect.
Israel unified Jerusalem 50 years ago during the Six Day War and considers the ancient city its eternal capital, but Palestinians say that parts of the city must be free of Israeli control in any future peace agreement.
With the effects of the Six Day War still affecting the 21st Century peace process, it's no surprise the nearly 50-year-old conflict still continues to fascinate.
In 1967 Jordan ignored warnings from Israel not to join the six day war between Israel and Egypt with the consequent loss of the West Bank.
In 1967 the Six Day War took place in Israel, Egypt, Syria and Jordan.
CDATA[ Jerusalem was not considered "occupied" after the Six Day War by those drafting UN Res.
EVENTS 1967: The United Nations Security Council rejects Soviet demands for an immediate vote to condemn Israel's aggression in the so-called Six Day War.
The Israeli regime occupied Golan during the 1967 Six Day War.
It is astonishing that men, whose trade was so hush-hush, were persuaded to participate in the documentary as it examines the part played by the Shin Bet from the Six Day War and the occupation of Palestine.
Much has been written about the 1967 Six Day War between Israel and Syria (with the U.