Asked by: Edelio Urbes
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th June, 2020

What area won during the 6 days war was given back to Egypt?

Six-Day War
Date 5–10 June 1967 (6 days)
Location Middle East
Result Israeli victory
Territorial changes Israel captures and occupies the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria

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Consequently, what was the result of the Six Day War which was fought in 1967?

In the Six Day War of June 1967, Israel defeated the combined armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan, capturing the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula. For Israel, it was a stunning triumph; for Arabs, a humiliating defeat.

Beside above, who started the 6 Day War? Gamal Abdel Nasser ramped up rhetoric against Israel and mobilized Egyptian forces in preparation for war. The war began on June 5, 1967, when Israel launched a preemptive assault against the Egyptian and Syrian air forces.

Secondly, what happened after the 6 Day War?

Israel After the Six Day War. Israel defeated the Arab armies and captured the Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip from Egypt, the Golan Heights from Syria and the West Bank from Jordan. Following the war, Israel's pre-war economic slow-down changed into economic growth.

What happened during the Six Day War and what was the result?

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.

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