Israel invades Sinai Peninsula

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Historical Context Note

Israeli forces invade the Sinai Peninsula after Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal and excludes Israeli shipping. The next day, Britain and France begin to bomb …
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Editors. "Israel invades Sinai Peninsula". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11061, accessed 02 October 2014.]