7 million Palestinian refugees - who fled or were driven from their homes during the 1948 and 1967 Israeli-Arab wars
- and their descendants are scattered across the Middle East, in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, according to UN figures.
The main theme pursued by Iran and Hezbollah was that the drone's penetration of Israeli airspace proved how weak and defenseless Israel really is, brushing aside the evidence of a half-dozen Israeli-Arab wars
in which Arab aircraft did not get into Israel.
Palestinians fear such a move could impede the rights of Palestinian refugees, who fled or were forced out of their homes in Israeli-Arab wars
, to return to territory that is now Israel.
He fought in the Israeli-Arab wars
of 1956, 1967 and 1973.
Rather than girding their loins for the fifth, sixth, seventh Israeli-Arab wars
Resorting to international legitimacy was the last Palestinian and Arab card in the face of Israel, after most of them abandoned the other cards and regarded the October 1973 events as being the last Israeli-Arab wars
, while those that Israel waged afterwards were in self-defense.
His study looks at the beginnings of World War I, Hitler's attack on Russia, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Balkan wars of the 1990s, four India-Pakistan conflicts from independence to 1998, Israeli-Arab wars
from 1948 onwards, Saddam Hussein's wars against Iran and Kuwait, and George W.
Military conflict over water in the Middle East has long been the rule rather than the exception, and control of the resource was a major flashpoint during the Israeli-Arab wars
of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
55) Rasmieh Maslimani, a 70-year-old woman who lived through two prior Israeli-Arab wars
, said the Jenin attack was different: "There was never destruction like this destruction.