Suez Crisis

   See Sinai War (1956).

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  • Suez Crisis — The Tripartite Aggression The Sinai War Part of the Cold War and the Arab–Israeli conflict …   Wikipedia

  • Suez Crisis — Suez Cri|sis, the the events in 1956 that followed the decision by the government of Egypt to take control of the Suez Canal. Before this, the canal was owned and operated by a foreign company. When Egypt took control, the UK and France sent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Suez Crisis — a series of events that took place in 1956 when the Egyptian government nationalized the Suez Canal. The two main owners of the canal, Britain and France, attacked Egypt by air and sent groups of soldiers to attack on land. This caused many… …   Universalium

  • Suez crisis — (1956)    A conflict over control of the Suez Canal in which an alliance of France, Israel and the United Kingdom was pitted against Egypt. In 1956, Egyptian President Colonel Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal Company which operated the canal.… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • Suez, crisis del canal de — (1956). Crisis internacional que se produjo cuando el presidente Gamal Abdel Nasser nacionalizó el canal de Suez después de que los países occidentales retiraron su promesa de financiar la construcción de la represa de Asuán. Franceses y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • (the) Suez Crisis — the Suez Crisis [the Suez Crisis] a series of events that took place in 1956 after the Egyptian government nationalized the Suez Canal. Britain and France, who had owned shares in the Canal, sent groups of soldiers to attack Egypt. This caused… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suez Canal — Suez Canal, as seen from Earth orbit Original owner Suez Canal Company (Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez) Construction began …   Wikipedia

  • Suez Canal Authority — local headquarter in Port Said Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is a state owned authority which owns, operates and maintains the Suez Canal. It was set up by Egypt to replace the Suez Canal Company in the 1950s which resulted in the …   Wikipedia

  • Suez Governorate —   Governorate of Egypt   Flag …   Wikipedia

  • Suez (disambiguation) — Suez is a seaport town in north eastern Egypt. It can also be used to describe the following:*Suez Canal, a large artificial maritime canal in Egypt **Suez Canal Authority, the authority which owns and maintains the Suez Canal **Suez Canal Bridge …   Wikipedia

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