Gamal Abdel Nasser

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


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An outspoken proponent of the leftist, pan-Arabist policies of former Egyptian president Gamal Abdul Nasser, Sabbahi is campaigning on a populist platform stressing his humble beginnings.
For new models and inspiration, they often look to the past - including the Ottoman era and the decades preceding the establishment of the Arab nationalist regimes heralded by the rise in Egypt of Gamal Abdul Nasser in 1952.
Gamal Abdul Nasser, who soon established himself as the charismatic leader of the revolution, was remarkably in tune with the hearts and minds of the Arab masses; he had a vision not just for Egypt but for the entire Arab world: a vision of Arab unity which would reverse centuries of colonial dominance of the Arab world as well as the humiliation of the nakba -- the dispossession of Palestine by Israel in 1948.
Essam al-Eryan, deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Freedom and Justice Party, commented on the dismissal of Ghatit by saying, "We see that the scenario of July 23 is repeating itself," referring to the Egyptian coup d'etat in 1952, led by the Free Officers' Movement and Gamal Abdul Nasser.
But Friday's protest quickly turned violent after security forces used batons and sprayed water to break up a clash between the opposing camps who had gathered in the Gamal Abdul Nasser roundabout near the Interior Ministry in Amman.
The most prominent of these officers was Gamal Abdul Nasser, the Egyptian leader, who unlike most of the other military officers, remains very popular even to this very day, primarily for championing the Palestinian cause and urging Arab unity.
May the sacrifices and legacies of Chris Hani, Patrice Lumumba, Kwame Nkrumah, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Carlos Cardoso, Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, Samora Machel, John Garang, Steve Biko, Ferhat Abbas, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Thomas Sankara, and Amilcar Cabral, among too many others, inspire you to speak out against injustice whenever and wherever you encounter it.
The movement is largely the brainchild of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Gamal Abdul Nasser, former president of Egypt and Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito.
He has been several times invited by world leaders such as Gamal Abdul Nasser (President of Egypt) for advising on political conflicts as he is widely respected and known for being a fair person.
This volume analyzes the British intervention in the Middle East, particularly in terms of Britain's support of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, during the mid-1950s crisis involving covert war between the pan-Arabist forces allied with Egypt's Gamal Abdul Nasser and the Western-allied monarchies such as Jordan.
Gamal Abdul Nasser, who came to power in 1952, was the first Egyptian to lead his country in nearly 1,000 years.
1956 Gen Gamal Abdul Nasser became Egypt's first president.
That time I'd stopped to inform cops stationed at the Gamal Abdul Nasser roundabout of the direction of the convoy (illegal for some time in Jordan
This, of course, was not an uncommon view of many modernist leaders in the Middle East including Kemal Ataturk and Gamal Abdul Nasser.
New docu-drama series, telling the story of the Egyptian uprising against the British in the Suez Crisis, and the rise to power of Anthony Eden and Gamal Abdul Nasser.