Gamal Abdel Nasser

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Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)


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There was thunderous applause when Prime Minister Gamal Abdul Nasser announced that General Abdul Hakim Amer has been instructed to take measures to meet aggression, and to protect the frontiers of the Motherland.
In the 1950s, Egypt's then president, Gamal Abdul Nasser pledged to build a new dam near Aswan to increase the area of arable land in Egypt.
He was succeeded by al-Quwatli in 1955 who in 1958 led Syria to the union with Egypt, the United Arab Republic (UAR) under the Presidency of Gamal Abdul Nasser.
It is, therefore, no wonder that Prime Minister Gamal Abdul Nasser should have informed Dag Hammarskjold that his government's patience has been exhausted and that serious consequences must be expected unless something is done to prevent the Tel Aviv leaders from sending their troops on disruptive raids inside Arab territory.
Reviewing his government's programme before the Knesset, he expressed his readiness to meet Prime Minister Gamal Abdul Nasser and other Arab leaders to discuss the question of concluding a peace agreement between Israel and the Arabs.
Summary: THE Egyptian leader Gamal Abdul Nasser was known for his tremendous inter- est in history and, therefore it is quite possible that when he described the Israeli Prime Minister David Ben Guiorin's peace offer as 'a smoke screen' he was recalling the closing paragraph of the Proclamation of the state of Israel which had formulated and read out by David Ben Gurion: "We offer all to our neigh- bour states and its peoples the hand to the peace and good neighbourhood and call to co-operation and mutual assistance with the independent Jewish people in his homeland.
The incident took place as Egypt marks the anniversary of the 23 July 1952 Revolution, which was led by the armed forces against the royal family in Egypt and eventually brought Gamal Abdul Nasser to powera couple ofyears later.
The goal was to develop regional allies on the periphery to counter the hostile "Arab core" of states led by Egypt under Gamal Abdul Nasser.
But the story of Cairo would not be complete without mention of its one time magnificent newspaper which was published before the July 1952 revolution led by Gamal Abdul Nasser who died in l970.
The same column quoted statements that Gamal Abdul Nasser had allegedly made to the Americans.
The army is following in the footsteps of Gamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt, Hafez al-Assad of Syria, Saddam Hussein of Iraq, and Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, who shared a common trait.
Herein comes the importance of having a patriotic leadership to gather the people around a great national dream to achieve together, as Gamal Abdul Nasser once did in the 1950s.
In order to really understand what is happening to the first legitimate president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, we have to know the stories of leaders like Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq of Iran, President Gamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt and Prime Minister Adnan Menderes of Turkey in the 1950s and 1960s.
It is almost a century when Egypt gained independence from the British, after the overthrow of the autocratic King of Egypt by Gamal Abdul Nasser.
Providing an examination of a period during which the idea of a pan-Arab struggle, with President Gamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt as its figurehead, was at the top of political agendas, he offers a unique point of view of Iraq's relations with the rest of the Arab world and the wider Middle East, and its policies towards the nascent Israeli state and the newly-created Palestine problem.