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.
Pick the facts that support your viewpoint: The 1967 war
resulted in overconfidence that brought about the 1973 war; the 1967 war
convinced some Arab leaders that Israel was no longer weak and that removing it by force was not a realistic option; the war enabled Jews to settle the more important regions of its ancient homeland; the war put Israel in charge of territory occupied by Palestinians.
A couple of days after the UN passed a resolution declaring all Israeli settlements illegal under international law, and that the country cease construction in East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and other territories captured in the 1967 war
, Israeli basketball star Amar'e Stoudemire sent a not-so-subtle message on behalf of his Jewish ancestors, and geotagged it from the Old City.
Fawzi, a career military officer and a political ally of Nasser, is very candid about the problems facing the Egyptian military through the 1967 war
. Ele was, for a time, Army Chief of Staff under Field Marshal Abdel Hakim Amer, and explains how Amer's aggrandizement of power and his neglect of the army's training hurt the military's effectiveness.
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.
NGO Ir Amim described the plan to develop the Arab Al-Sawahra neighborhood as the largest planning procedure for East Jerusalem Palestinians since Israel seized the territory in the 1967 war
. Aviv Tatarsky, a researcher for Ir Amim, which works for an "equitable" sharing of Jerusalem between Israelis and Palestinians, hailed the move, approved Mar 30 by the Interior Ministry's district committee.
Jordan circulated a Palestinian-drafted resolution to the 15-member Security Council last month calling for Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, captured in a 1967 war
, to end by November 2016.
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
and that is exactly what is happening now." 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
. It annexed the territory in 1981, in a move that has not been recognised by the international community, the report added.
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