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Verily, you are the people of one nation, and I your Lord: therefore worship me. —The Koran

Soviet-built jets flashed through Cairo's sky. A crowd of 5,000 packed the courtyard of the ministerial palace. The Syrian Cabinet waved from one balcony, the Egyptian Cabinet from another. And from a third beamed Egypt's President Nasser and Syria's President Shukri el Kuwatly. Then at 5:10 one afternoon last week, Syria's Premier Sabri el Assali stepped to the railing and from a green leather book read the proclamation signed by the two Presidents, declaring that Egypt and Syria had merged to form the "United Arab...

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