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
But its resolve has been weak ever since the 1973 Middle East war
and subsequent oil crisis.
Helicopters have ferried troops deep into the country in the biggest Israeli operation of its kind since the 1973 Middle East war
. One of the aircraft was brought down on Aug 12 by Hizbullah fire and five crewmen killed.
Golda's Balcony is set against the background of the early hours of the 1973 Middle East War
, which nearly ended in a nuclear catastrophe.
The Harpy has been in use by Israel's military for decades and was first used during the 1973 Middle East war
. It has reportedly also been acquired by South Korea and India.
Kennedy during the 1973 Middle East war
. "We were stationed off Gibraltar and our job was to refuel the fighter jets we were sending to Israel after their air force was shot to bits by the Arabs," he told Fisk.
In the aftermath of the Vietnam War and the 1973 Middle East war
, the OPEC nations were able to raise oil prices to crippling levels because the American troops who might have deterred them had been killed in the Mekong Delta and the A Shau valley.
Mr Harel spent Israel's "long-decade" - the years after the 1973 Middle East war
when the economy was battered by hyperinflation and slow growth - in the United States.
To test the five propositions, he conducts comparative case studies of the Iranian crisis (1946), the Berlin blockade (1948-49), the Berlin Wall crisis (1961), the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), and the 1973 Middle East War
During the 1973 Middle East war
, some 93 percent of the Sidewinders launched by Israeli pilots struck Arab aircraft, perhaps the best performance ever by a precision-guided weapon.
That bombing marked the most serious escalation along the cease-fire line with Syria since the 1973 Middle East War
, with Ylon warning at the time that Damascus would pay a "high price" for helping militants bent on harming Israel.
The bombing marked the most serious escalation along the ceasefire line with Syria since the 1973 Middle East War
, with Israel's defence minister warning that Damascus would pay a "high price" for helping militants bent on harming the Jewish state.
The date is also a national holiday, marking the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Middle East war
in which Egyptian forces made initial gains against Israel.
Dubai The Syrian opposition struck a hard-won deal on Sunday on a new structure to take forward the 20-month uprising as clashes on the Golan Heights prompted what Israel said was its first fire across the armistice line since the 1973 Middle East war