February 1, 1958, Cairo, Egypt - Cheering crowds surround the car in which Egyptian President Gamel Abdel Nasser (R) and Syrian President Shukri al-Quwatli ride to the presidency to sign the papers ... more 
February 1, 1958, Cairo, Egypt - Cheering crowds surround the car in which Egyptian President Gamel Abdel Nasser (R) and Syrian President Shukri al-Quwatli ride to the presidency to sign the papers making final the merger of Egypt and Syria into a United Arab State. Yemen is also reportedly going to join the union, but by federation, not integration. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS less 
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