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It was 50 years ago today that Israel, under a secret agreement with Britain and France now known as the Protocol of Sevres, invaded the Egyptian-controlled Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula and started marching towards the Suez zone.

28th October, 2006

It was 50 years ago today that Israel, under a secret agreement with Britain and France now known as the Protocol of Sevres, invaded the Egyptian-controlled Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula and started marching towards the Suez zone.

When Egyptian President, Gamal Abdel Nasser, refused the offer from Britain and French governments to re-occupy the areas in question, thereby separating the warring armies, the European powers had their pretext for an invasion.

Thus began what is...

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