Six-Day War

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tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967

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Sunday marked the 44th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, in which Israel captured Syria's Golan Heights, as well as the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Obama reaffirmed the US commitment to Israel's security on Thursday and called for a peace deal to result in two states, Israeli and Palestinian, sharing the border that existed before Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war.
Ultimately, he was faulted for being a do-nothing leader while awaiting a US solution to the situation that led to the 1967 Middle East war. The book includes maps of Palestine/Israel from 1922-67, and photographs of Eshkol.
The leaked documents said the Palestinians had offered to let Israel keep all but one of the Jewish enclaves it built in East Jerusalem after capturing it during the 1967 Middle East War.
The chief judge asked legislators to amend the penal code to toughen penalties against violators in Sinai, which Egpt liberated from Israel in 1973 after the latter occupied it in the 1967 Middle East War.
Abbas, however, has said he would only restart talks if Israel agrees to a halt in settlement construction and accepts a Palestinian state in territories seized in the 1967 Middle East war.
The shooting which killed al-Jolani occurred at a police checkpoint in Wadi al-Joz, a neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem which Israel captured and annexed in the 1967 Middle East war.
Israel seized the 25-square-kilometre swath of land rich in water resources from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war when it captured the neighboring Golan Heights, which it later annexed.
For example, the Palestinians want the old Israeli-Palestinian frontier - before Israel captured the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East War - to be the basis of border talks.
It has been suggested that this law should now also apply to those forced out during the 1967 Middle East war.
As well as the Israeli soldiers and police, a 5,000-strong Palestinian force was deployed near the Jewish enclaves to prevent any attempt by militants to fire on settlers grudgingly leaving the strip captured in the 1967 Middle East war. Officers will today knock on doors in all Gaza settlements - plus four of 120 in the West Bank - to tell people they have until midnight tomorrow to quit on their own or be forcibly ejected.
He describes coming of age in the 1960s, working on the election campaigns of Democrats Robert Kennedy and George McGovern and, like many Jews of his generation, becoming captivated by Israel after the 1967 Middle East war. "I identified with its people and my own Jewish identity became more important to me as a result.
Middle East policy by saying Israel could retain some of the Arab land it captured in the 1967 Middle East war when its boundaries are negotiated with the Palestinians.
A senior Israeli official, speaking to reporters on Sharon's flight to Washington, said the letters would "outline the contours of a final peace deal and state Israel's right to live along defensible borders, taking into consideration demographic realities on the ground." Israeli officials take that phrase to mean the 120 settlements that Israel has planted in the West Bank since its capture with the Gaza Strip in the 1967 Middle East war. Such a statement from Washington would be "an amazing victory" for Sharon's policy, his vice-premier, Ehud Olmert, told Israeli television Tuesday.
He cited the unimplemented UN resolution 242, which calls on Israel to withdraw from lands it occupied in the 1967 Middle East war.