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Israeli Aggression Against Arabs And Palestinian Lands: The June 1967 War.

  • Tripartite Aggression Against Egypt Begins

    Tripartite Aggression Against Egypt Begins
    Later on in this war, Israel will be forced to withdraw from Egyptian lands.
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    Events Preceding The War

  • The PLO is founded

    The PLO is founded
  • Israel pumps water from the Jordan River to the Negev.

    Israel pumps water from the Jordan River to the Negev.
  • Arab Summit Confernce (Cairo)

    Arab Summit Confernce (Cairo)
    In this meeting the main issue was "which measures should be taken by the arab countries after israel started pumping water from the Jordan River to the Negev."
    At the end of the confernce it was decided to divert the water into the Yarmuk River, thus utilizeing 60% of the Jordan River and preveting Israel from stealing our water.
  • Work on the Hasbani\Banias begins.

    Work on the Hasbani\Banias begins.
    following the resolution given in the Arabs Summit Confernce, work to divert the water has began. *the day is not exact given i have failed to find the exact date.
  • Israeli forces shell work sites, causing the work to stop.

    Israeli forces shell work sites, causing the work to stop.
    As the work on the divertion canal started, Israeli forces began a non-stop shelling of work sites, until the work stopped. We, the Arab countries, werent ready to go into war with israel over water. Israel continued to pump our water to the Negev.
    *the day is not exact given I have failed to find the exact date.
  • Palestinian guerrilla fighters begin attacking Israeli military targets.

    Palestinian guerrilla fighters begin attacking Israeli military targets.
    Several Palestinian guerrilla fighters crossed the Jordanian border and various points and attacked many Israeli military targets. In most cases, the Israeli forces killed or detained them.
  • The attack on Al-Samu'

    The attack on Al-Samu'
    Under the pretense of fedayeen fighters penetrating the border, israeli forces commited a horribale massacre on the village of Al Samu'. they killed many villagers and throw other out of their homes (which they later blow up) the village was located in a way that prevented jordanian forces to get there before it was too late.
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    The War

  • The War begins

    The War begins
    7:45, Israel attacked all Egyptian air bases, thus decalring war.
  • Jordanian and Iraqi air forces attacked vital israeli targets.

    Jordanian and Iraqi air forces attacked vital israeli targets.
    Jordanian and Iraqi air forces sucessfully attacked some israeli air bases and other vital targets.
  • Syria shelles israeli targets as well.

    Syria shelles israeli targets as well.
  • Attack on the Jordanian front.

    Attack on the Jordanian front.
    11:00, After destroying the Egyptian air force, Israel attacked the Jordanian front.
  • Jordan takes Jabal Al- Mukabber

    Jordan takes Jabal Al- Mukabber
    Jordan troops take Jabal Al- Mukabber, yet leave Mt. Scopus at the hands of the Israeli enemy. Had it not been for this tactical mistake Jordan would have manage to keep Jerusalem or at least hold off the Israelis for a longer period of time.
  • Israel took over the Jerusalem and the West Bank

    Israel took over the Jerusalem and the West Bank
    Israeli forces took over the hills to the north of the village "Beit Hanina", opposite Tel Al-Ful, and Nabi Ya'kub camp to the north of Jerusalem, thus taking control over the Jerusalem- Ramallah road and the surrounding area. This was a key area for the occupation of Jerusalem.
  • Israel takes Khan Yunis and Gaza

    Israel takes Khan Yunis and Gaza
    After a long difficult battle and despite our (the Arab forces) strong defence, the Israeli forces managed to take both cities by the evening of the third day of fighting.
  • Israel starts the attack on the Golan Heights.

    Israel starts the attack on the Golan Heights.
    After the cease-fire came into affact on the Jordanian and Egyptian fronts and Israel had made sure that our military forces were out of the struggle, it started its attack on the Golan Heights.
  • The war "ended"

    The war "ended"
    Israel now occupies the West Bank (inculding Arab Jerusalem), the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights, and Sinai and their inhabitants were now held hostage by Israel- giving it a better bargaining position against Egypt, Jordan, and Syria whos militray forces were now destoyed- leading to civil wars in all 3 nations.
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    Post war

  • Israel opened the Straits of Tiran for shipping.

    Israel opened the Straits of Tiran for shipping.
    Israel took over Sharm El-Sheikh and opened the Strait of Tiran for shipping, consequently ensuring Israels freedom of navigation to the port of Eilat.
    *Post war. exact date unfound.
  • The expulsion of Syrian citizens and Palestinians.

    The expulsion of Syrian citizens and Palestinians.
    As a result of the war more than 250,000 of our people, Palestinians, were expelled to Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon. In addition, 150,000 Syrian citizens were expelled to Innocent Syria from Kunaitra and the Golan Height.
    *Post war. Exact date unknown.
  • Jerusalem is annexed to Israel.

    Jerusalem is annexed to Israel.
    The israeli authorities, against international law, approved a law annexing Jerusalem to the State of Israel, based on which all Arab residents are now governed by Israeli legislation.
  • Three No's of Khartoum

    Three No's of Khartoum
    In an Arab summit conference held in khartoum a resloution called "Three No's of Khartoum" was concluded. The reseultion is as follows:
    - No peace with Israel
    - No recognition of Israel
    - No negotiations with Israel
  • The Security Council publishes Resolution 242

    The Security Council publishes Resolution 242
    Resolution 242 is a resolution made by the Security Council which advocated the withdrwal of israeli forces from territories occupied in the recent confilct, a just settlement of the refugee problem, and the right of every state in the region to live in peace within secure and recognized boudaries, None of which was achieved for our people.
  • The PLO is recognized as the Paletinians sole representative.

    The PLO is recognized as the Paletinians sole representative.
    After the war, we realized that we must organize independently from the other Arab states and take matters into our own hands. We have recgonized the PLO as our sole and legitimate representative to take on the reins of the resistance.
    *Post war. There is no exact date given that this is a process. the date written was arbitrarily chosen.