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1967 war: Six days which changed the Middle East

June 4, 2017 11:14 PM
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1967 war: Six days which changed the Middle East

Fifty years ago, war broke out between Israel and its neighbours. The conflict lasted just six days but its effect would last to the present day.

At the end of 1948, Israel's Arab neighbours had invaded to try to destroy the new state, and failed. The Egyptian army had been beaten, but a force surrounded in a piece of land known as the Falluja pocket refused to surrender.

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