Arab-Israeli War


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Arab-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
    • n 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
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TEL AVIV, Oct 4— Ariel Sharon, the Israeli prime minister, warned the United States tonight that it risked appeasing Arab nations the way European democracies appeased Hitler on the eve of World War II.
The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives.
Israeli Arab students, enraged by the war in Gaza, were protesting at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
King Hussein of Jordan arrived here today for talks with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on the faltering Arab-Israeli peace process and on the Iran-Iraq war.
He is the author of 1948, A History of the First Arab-Israeli War (Yale University Press, 2008).
Ralph Bunche's successful negotiation of four armistice agreements that ended the first Arab-Israeli war in 1949, proved that the United Nations could fulfill its peacekeeping mandate.
Although Lebanon declined to participate in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War (also known as the Six-Day War), a number of conflicts emerged in its aftermath that would lead Lebanon into civil war.