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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Ahmed Aboul Gheit witnessed the military preparations to regain Egypt's pride after its defeat in the Six Day War of June 1967.
This week, Palestinians mark the 52nd anniversary of Naksa Day, when Israel occupied the West Bank, Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the Golan Heights in the 1967 Six Day War, sparking a mass exodus of Palestinians from their homes.
"Who knows, maybe five years from now, the Israelis might have lost the Six Day War of 1967 with the help of Pakistani forces.
Now that you are brushed up on the pre-war scenario, let's delve into the (http://www.ibtimes.com/what-six-day-war-or-june-war-facts-about-1967-arab-israeli-war-its-50th-anniversary-2547748) facts about the June War , as stated by Steven Pressfield, author of The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War:
Using the term "Palestine Cause" rather than "Palestinian cause" indicates the Arab world now intends focusing on recovering territory lost in the 1967 Six Day War without necessarily creating another Palestinian Arab state.
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.
In the interview, he said that a year before the Six Day War, he supplied Israel with nuclear batteries that were used by its intelligence community.
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.
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. Source: PressTV