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The three crises of 1956 were the Suez Crisis, the Hungarian crisis and the Oil Crisis. The Suez crisis was a confrontation between Israel and Egypt.
Suez canal, in the southern Sinai Peninsula.
The Suez canal crisis was the nationalisation of the Suez canal in 1956 by Nasser of Egypt. The canal was a vital waterway for many countries so Britain France and Israel decided to invade the Suez Canal.
The Suez Crisis started on October 28 and ended on November 7, 1956. The crisis is also referred to as the Second Arab-Israeli War.
They Stopped It
March of 1957
The British and French challenging of Egyptian President Nasser's nationalization of the Suez Canal
Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt became a leader in the Arab world as a result of the Suez Crisis.