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Arab-Israeli Conflict RBCS

The Suez War

In 1956 American pressure stopped an Anglo-French military expedition into
Egyptian from fulfilling its aim of toppling President Nasser of Egypt and
de-nationalising the Suez Canal. This event, often known as the Suez Crisis had
greater effects beyond Israel and Egypt, but affected the…

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In retaliation, Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal on 26th July 1956 and
said that he would use toll revenue from ships using the canal to fund the
rest of the building- This was a potentially huge threat to Britain. The
canal carried two thirds of Western Europe's…


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