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1957: Israel Completes Withdrawal from Egypt

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19-January-1957

Israel completed the withdrawal of troops from Egypt. Troops remained in the Gaza Strip and the Gulf of Aqaba because the people residing there were not Egyptian citizens and still posed a threat to the security of Israel’s civilians.

Source: New York Times, 19-January-1957

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Written by thessler

January 19, 1957 at 2:37 pm

Posted in Timeline