Yom Kippur War

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Synonyms for Yom Kippur War

Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur)

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Helicopters have ferried troops deep into the country in the biggest Israeli operation of its kind since the 1973 Middle East war.
A native New Yorker, her outstanding "war record" includes the Vietnam War, the 1973 Middle East war, the war in Afghanistan, the first Gulf War, the Northern Ireland conflict, the end of the war in Bosnia, the Somalian civil war and the aftermath of the genocide in Rwanda.
But its resolve has been weak ever since the 1973 Middle East war and subsequent oil crisis.
The son-in-law of the late Gamal Abdel Nasser, president of Egypt and champion of Arab nationalism, five years before he died Marwan had been publicly identified as a master spy for the Mossad, Israel's foreign intelligence service, the mysterious high-level agent in Cairo who warned the Israelis on the eve of the 1973 Middle East war that the Egyptians were preparing to mount a lightning attack by five army divisions across the Suez Canal.
When asked about his greatest achievements, the former Iraqi leader cited social progress for ordinary Iraqis, a temporary ceasefire with the Kurds in the early 1970s, the nationalisation of Iraq's oil in 1972, and support for the Arab side during the 1973 Middle East war with Israel.
Al-Bader explained that the second phase began when the Fund expanded its efforts to include developing and poor countries in Africa, particularly those affected by the October 1973 Middle East war.
Yet, in the same way that the outcome of the 1973 Middle East War provided the then Nixon administration with an opportunity to protect and even strengthen its position in the Middle East, by renewing diplomatic relations with Egypt and working to bring peace between the Egyptians and the Israelis, the Obama administration could find itself in a position to advance its interests in the aftermath of an Israel-Iran military confrontation and an ensuing Middle Eastern war.
He said Egypt can never forget Shaikh Zayed's stands, especially when he spearheaded a collective Arab campaign during the 1973 Middle East war when he urged Arab leaders to cut off oil supplies saying "Arab oil is not dearer than Arab blood.
The attacks came a day after dozens were killed when holiday celebrations marking the start of the 1973 Middle East war turned into deadly clashes across Egypt, though it was not clear if the violence was related.
Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in Damascus on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Middle East war, as his troops faced mounting losses at the hands of a domestic uprising.
Israel's military is sensitive to attack on festivals, since a surprise offensive launched by Syria and Egypt on the Yom Kippur holy day in the 1973 Middle East war.
Many Egyptians credit the military with what they view as their victory over Israel in the 1973 Middle East war.
Mustafa invested his savings in a construction company, which undertook building projects launched by the Egyptian government nationwide in the wake of the 1973 Middle East War against Israel.