Asked by: Emanuel Brandhermasked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd January, 2020
How did the Six Day War contribute to the tensions in the Middle East?
Consequently, how did the Six Day War of 1967 contribute to tensions in the Middle East?
Six days of war between Israel and its Arab neighbors in June 1967 re-shaped the modern Middle East. The repercussions of the conflict continue to reverberate. To Israelis, victory brought reunification of Jerusalem, renewed access to holy sites, and greatly expanded the size of the fledgling Jewish state.
Subsequently, question is, what happened in the Six Day War? In six days of fighting, Israel occupied the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, the Golan Heights of Syria, and the West Bank and Arab sector of East Jerusalem, both previously under Jordanian rule. By the time the United Nations cease-fire took effect on June 11, Israel had more than doubled its size.
Beside this, what were the causes of the Six Day War?
The immediate causes for the war included a series of escalating steps taken by the Arabs: the concluding of a Syrian-Egyptian military pact to which Jordan and Iraq later joined, the expulsion of the UN Emergency Force (UNEF) from the Sinai Peninsula and the concentration of Egyptian forces there, and finally the
Who started the 67 war?
Tension escalated, with both sides' armies mobilising. Less than a month later, Israel launched a surprise strike which began the Six-Day War. The conventional view and memoirs of key Israelis indicate that Israel's actions leading into the war were prudent and the blame for the war rested on Egypt.