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February 11th, 1957 Arab Refugees  UNRWA
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February 11th, 1957 Arab Refugees UNRWA

Henry R. Labouisse, Director of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency), answered the question as to why UNRWA cannot help the refugees to settle and work in the countries where they are: “The answer lies in the realm of politics and in deep-seeded human emotions … it cannot overcome the fact that the Refugees […]

February 17, 1957 US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959)
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February 17, 1957 US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959)

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1953-1959): “The United States recalls that on 28 January 1950, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the United States that the Egyptian occupation of the two islands of Tiran and Sanafir at the entrance of the gulf of Aqaba was only to protect the islands themselves against […]

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February 18, 1957 Terror by Nir Yitzhak
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February 18, 1957 Terror by Nir Yitzhak

Murder Two civilians were killed by terrorist landmines, next to Nir Yitzhak, on the southern border of the Gaza Strip.

February 20, 1957 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961)
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February 20, 1957 President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961)

February 20, 1957 American Presidents President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961): “We should assume that if Israel withdraws (from Sharm el Sheikh), Egypt will not prevent Israel shipping from using the Suez Canal or the Gulf of Aqaba. If unhappily hereafter Egypt violates the armistice agreement or other international obligation, then this should be dealt with firmly […]

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March 1, 1957 Israel Offers Peace
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March 1, 1957 Israel Offers Peace

Israel Offers Peace Mrs. Golda Meir, Foreign Minister of Israel, before the U.N. General Assembly: “May I now add these few words to the states in the Middle East area, and, more specifically, to the neighbors of Israel: “We all come from an area which is a very ancient one.  The hills and the valleys […]

March 5, 1957 The Suez Canal War
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March 5, 1957 The Suez Canal War

After the withdrawal of the Israeli forces from the Sinai Prime Minister Ben-Gurion told the Knesset that the Sinai Campaign had been undertaken “to prevent an Egyptian war on Israel and its encirclement by its enemies.” “On the morning of 28 October, I submitted to the Government the plan for the Sinai operation.  As I […]

March 8, 1957 Terror by Kibbutz Beit Govrin
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March 8, 1957 Terror by Kibbutz Beit Govrin

Murder A shepherd from Kibbutz Beit Govrin was killed by terrorists (e.g. Egyptians) in a nearby field. Source: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Which Came First – Terrorism or ‘Occupation?’ Major Arab Terrorist Attacks Against Israelis Prior to the 1967 Six-Day War.” www.mfa.gove.il/mfa, March 31, 2002

April 2, 1957 Mrs. Golda Meir
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April 2, 1957 Mrs. Golda Meir

Egypt Mrs. Golda Meir, Foreign Minister, told the Knesset: “The root of the evil, as we have continued to point out is in Egypt’s insistence on maintaining against us a state of war.  It is that one-sided belligerence which endangers the peace of the region and which must be eliminated.” Source:  73

April 8, 1957 Iraq absorbs Palestine refugees
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April 8, 1957 Iraq absorbs Palestine refugees

April 8, 1957 Arab Refugees Iraq ACCORDING TO THE EGYPTIAN WEEKLY ROSE EL-YUSSEF THE IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTER EXPRESSED THE WILLINGNESS OF IRAQ TO ABSORB ALL PALESTINE REFUGEES: “The problem of the refugees is a political card used by Egypt. Iraq alone could absorb all the Arab refugees. In Iraq there are large stretches of fertile […]

April 16, 1957 Terror at Kibbutz Mesilot
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April 16, 1957 Terror at Kibbutz Mesilot

Terrorists infiltrated from Jordan, and killed two guards at Kibbutz Mesilot. Source: 42