Arab-Israeli War


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Noun1.Arab-Israeli War - Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur)Arab-Israeli War - Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
2.Arab-Israeli War - tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967Arab-Israeli War - tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Those were very good days," said Duzdar, whose family moved to Jordan after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, and returned to occupied Jerusalem later.
The report claimed that PAF's Air Cdre (r) Sattar Alvi, who participated in the 1973 Arab-Israeli war, shot down an Israeli fighter in 1974 to become the only pilot in the history having downed an Israeli jet.
In 1948, the first Arab-Israeli war began after the UN Partition Plan--which proposed the establishment of Arab and Jewish states in Palestine--which was rejected by the Arabs.
The UN has long maintained that the only way to forge peace is to have two states -- Israel and Palestine -- with Jerusalem as the capital of both and the borders returned to their status before the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem - in which Al-Aqsa is located - during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
TEHRAN (FNA)- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Israel to end its occupation of the Palestinian lands, in a statement marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
However, another all-out Arab-Israeli war was "a foregone conclusion.
It covers political matters such as the Arab-Israeli War and the Camp David Accords, the Lebanese Civil War, and the Iranian Revolution.
Although Eban urged Israeli engagement with the Arab world, Eban adhered, as Siniver notes, to Israel's "official position" on the Palestinian refugee problem: that it originated during the first Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and that it was a problem "exclusively of the Arabs' own making .
The anniversary brings to mind the unity of Arab forces at that time, including the Kuwaiti Army that stood side by side with Egypt to win the Arab-Israeli war.
Egyptian attitudes toward Israel are still largely rooted to the Arab-Israeli War , even though Egypt was one of the rare countries in the region to achieve a peace treaty and to closely cooperate with Israel.
At the age of 30, with a constant five-o'clock shadow compensating for his baby-face and thin silhouette, he is both an Israeli diplomat, representing the Jewish state, and a descendant of a Palestinian family who fled its home during the Arab-Israeli War of 1948.

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