Main Areas of Arab-Israeli Conflict
Threatened boycotting of Iran by countries be-A longing to the Arab League1 emphasizes again the pervasive effects and the depth of Arab hostility to Israel. Iran is in trouble with the Arabs because the Shah confirmed to a newspaperman, July 23, that the de facto recognition extended by his country to Israel in March 1950 is still in effect.2 For acknowledging the existence of a condition that had obtained for 10 years, Iran's monarch was bitterly assailed by President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic, relations between the U.A.R. and Iran were severed, and the Council of the Arab League was called into special session to consider punitive measures.
At the meeting on Aug. S a representative of the ...