Nasser’s bygone era

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

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December 26, 2013 13:33
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Egyptian president Nasser and his family, 1963.. (photo credit: Wikimedia commons/Nasser Bibalex Archive)

 
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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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