East Jerusalem was captured by Israel in a 1967 war
, and Palestinians want it for the capital of a future state.
I think that was always the expectation when resolution 242 was adopted in 1967," he said, referring to the UN Security Council resolution made at the end of the 1967 War
, when Israeli forces occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
After the 1967 war
, Israel annexed East Jerusalem and deems the entire city its "indivisible and eternal capital," a status not recognized internationally.
Most anniversary discussions of the 1967 war
and its consequences are going to focus on the hot-button item on this list: Israel's half-century of control over the lives of Palestinians.
The United Nations and most countries regard Israeli settlements as illegal since the territories were captured by the regimein a 1967 war
and are thus subject to the Geneva Conventions, which forbid construction on occupied lands.
Death counts: The Iranian media last week highlighted a new UN report that says Israel killed more Palestinians last year than in any year since the 1967 war
That number was 1,500, which was touted as an indicator of Israeli bloodlust.
Israel seized East Jerusalem from Jordan during the 1967 war
and later occupied it in a move that has never been recognized by the international community.
In recent years, some Hamas leaders have said they would accept a Palestinian state on land Israel occupied in a 1967 war
in return for a long-term truce but would continue to refuse to recognise its enemy's right to exist.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi travelled to Alexandria Tuesday to oversee naval exercises marking the anniversary of the sinking of the Israeli destroyer Eliat during the 1967 war
The Palestinians say the talks must be about establishing a future state in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, with borders approximating the boundaries that existed before Israel captured those territories in a 1967 war
Israel has occupied the Golan Heights since the 1967 war
The June 1967 war
was a watershed in the history of the modern Middle East.
Fawzi made a compelling argument that the Yemen War had eroded Egyptian combat effectiveness on the eve of 1967 war
Last year, Israel announced it was freezing its plans to withdraw from the northern sector of Ghajar, which it initially occupied during the 1967 war
Mahmoud Jame', a close friend to late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat has recently raised an interesting issue when he said that Sadat was briefed on the secret that the Golan Heights were actually sold to Israel in ahead of the 1967 War
in exchange for US$100 million.