Israeli armed forces pushed Egypt toward the Suez Canal after Egyptian president, Nassar, nationalized canal. His actions initiated the Suez Crisis.
Beginning in 1955, the Soviets supplied arms from Czechoslovakia to the Egyptian government and helped the Egypt construct Aswan Dam.
The Aswan High Dam was completed with Soviet funding. That resulted in a huge impact on irrigation, agriculture and industry in Egypt.
That resulted in a huge impact on irrigation, agriculture and industry in Egypt.
Egypt begins negotiations for the return of Sinai after the war.
Egypt and Syria go to war with Israel to reclaim land lost in 1967.
President Sadat visits Israel.
That begins the process hat leads to 1979 peace treaty, return of the occupied Sinai Peninsula, and Egypt's suspension from Arab League until 1989. Egypt becomes major beneficiary of U.S. financial aid.