Six Days Changed The Middle East

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20070605

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

2/7. Israel launches the first air attacks on Egypt and Jordan on June 5, 1967.

20070606

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

3/7. After destroying the Arab air forces, Israel advances on the Old City of Jerusalem on June 5.

20070607

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

4/7. Israel's conquest of Jerusalem's Old City on June 7 heralds the start of a Palestinian exodus across the West Bank to Jordan.

20070608

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

20070609

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

6/7. On June 9, Israel and Syria battle over the Golan Heights. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser resigns.

20070610

Forty years on, Jeremy Bowen looks at the 1967 war and its continuing aftermath in the Middle East.

7/7. On June 10, Syria loses the battle for the Golan Heights. Nasser renounces his resignation and Israel ends the fighting by observing a UN ceasefire.