Yom Kippur War

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Yom Kippur War:

see Arab-Israeli WarsArab-Israeli Wars,
conflicts in 1948–49, 1956, 1967, 1973–74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers.
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In the fourth chapter, Haney reports that Eisenhower's advisory group generally performed well; that Nixon's advisory structure performed well in the 1973 October War, but had mixed results in the case of the 1970 civil war in Jordan; that the Truman and Bush structures displayed a mixed performance; and that Johnson's advisory group performed poorly (until its decisions after the Tet offensive).
The analysis of the forces participating in the 1973 October War on the Egyptian and Syrian fronts is still difficult.
Egyptian forces seized it during the 1973 October War. At the entrance of this historic place, a painting was found describing how the Egyptian forces could seize Israeli strongholds in the Bar Lev line including Tabat el Shagra region.
Summary: <p>On Tuesday, many in the Middle East will be marking the anniversary of the 1973 October War which pitted Egypt and Syria against Israel.
The 1974 Rabat summit convened on the backdrop of the 1973 October war may be the only summit which formulated a new rational vision towards supporting the Palestinian cause, as it recognized the PLO as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people.
To their credit, Saudi leaders have historically used considerable diplomatic steps to devise and apply the country's oil policy, most memorably when King Faisal openly employed oil as a "political instrument" in response to the massive American military airlifts to Israel at the height of the 1973 October War, or when King Fahd ordered Riyadh to pay London with crude for an arms sale in the mid-1980s.
Egypt will combine the holidays of Eid Al-Adha and the anniversary of the 1973 October War this year, and government staff will be given October 3-October 8 as holiday, whereas most public sector employees will resume work on October 7.
During 1973 October war, Syria, under the rule of late President Hafez Al-Assad, tried to reclaim the Golan but failed.
Dr Ahmad Bin Rashid Bin Saeed, professor of political information at King Saud University of Riyadh, said that the timing of the historic visit coincides with the ongoing functions marking the anniversary of 1973 October War. "This shows that Saudi Arabia had a known position with regard to the war."
Earlier on Tuesday, Al-Sisi praised the role of late President Anwar Sadat in the 1973 October War, describing him as a "hero."
He added that Chahine wanted to film the 1973 October war, but the armed forces at the time did not allow him.
North Korea played an important role during the 1973 October War by sending two Korean fighter pilots to Egypt.