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ISRAEL YAMIT 1982 AN ISRAELI SETTLEMENT

Yamit, Sinai Peninsular, Israel circa April 1982. Bedouin man scavenge for stuff where the Israeli settlement of Yamit had been. Yamit was an Israeli settlement established from the end of the 1967 Six-Day War, in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula south of the Gaza Strip. The settlement was handed over to Egypt in 1982 as part of the terms of the 1979 Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty. When it became clear to residents that Yamit's days were numbered, and most accepted compensation and evacuated within two years. A minority of residents who chose to stay were joined by nationalist supporters, who moved in to boost their numbers.  The town was pulled down and families relocated.
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Yamit Israel 1982
Yamit, Sinai Peninsular, Israel circa April 1982. Bedouin man scavenge for stuff where the Israeli settlement of Yamit had been. Yamit was an Israeli settlement established from the end of the 1967 Six-Day War, in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula south of the Gaza Strip. The settlement was handed over to Egypt in 1982 as part of the terms of the 1979 Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty. When it became clear to residents that Yamit's days were numbered, and most accepted compensation and...
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Date: 8 Jan 2014
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Credit: HOMER SYKES
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  • Bedouin
  • man
  • Israel
  • 1982
  • 1980s
  • 80s
  • middle east
  • Israeli settlement
  • pulled down
  • Sinai Peninsula

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