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Nasser’s bygone era

“His prediction came true. Israel attacked on June 5, 1967, in the morning.”

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Photo by: Wikimedia commons/Nasser Bibalex Archive
On May 28, 1967, Israeli forces clashed with the Syrian army. President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt turned to his wife and said, “The Israelis will attack Egypt,” she recalled several years later. “He indicated the exact day – the following Monday.

“His prediction came true. Israel attacked on June 5, 1967, in the morning.”



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