Gamal Abdel Nasser

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


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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. In these years Egypt has witnessed three revolutions, and many political changes, and a variety of presidents, but the condition of the workers continues to be as miserable as it was long ago." Explaining his use of images of Egypt's working class people, Abouelnaga said "There are a lot of references in art to important people, rich people, with the implication that these are the most important people.
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.
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. "Old jurists convinced officers without experience to stay in power fearing that the Wafd party would return.
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 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!), to which I was told that it's not a problem, there's a foot ball game on that night.
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.
James Fox stars in the first of a new three-part docu-drama series looking at the Egyptian uprising, led by president Gamal Abdul Nasser, against the British during the Suez Crisis.