Eilat was the main port for the supply of oil - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jake
    • 07.06.13 | 06:51 (IDT)

    At that time, believe it or not, Iran was friendly towards Israel and was its main supplier of oil. The international recognition for the inviolability of the Straits of Tiran as an international waterway was a condition for the Israeli withdrawal from the Sinai after the 1956 war. Its blockade was regarded by Israel as a casus belli. Be that as it may, the preemptive strike was ONLY against Egypt. After that, Syria, Jordan, and Iraq immediately attacked Israel. If you can read Hebrew, you can follow the events as they unfolded on the IDF Twitter updates mentioned in this article. Or just pick up any reputable book on the subject.

    from the article: Six Day War breaks out, this time on Twitter
    First published 01:27 05.06.13 | Last updated 01:27 05.06.13
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