Israel Vs Arab World Part 3 | Israel alone defeated Arab countries in 6 days | Teh Tak

Just like the tongue is between 32 teeth, Israel is among the Arab nations. It is the only country in the world which is living on its own terms despite being very small and surrounded by so many aggressive neighbors. It is progressing and is competing with America in the defense sector. Whenever Israel is mentioned, the Six Day War is also discussed. The war between Israel and Arab countries in 1967 changed the geographical map of the Middle East. When Israel defeated the Arab countries badly in a war. These Arab countries were Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Earlier, diplomatic tussle took place between Israel and Arab countries to avert this war but it could not be averted.

1967: Six Day War

On June 5-10, 1967, Arab and Israeli forces clashed for the third time, in what became known as the Six Day War (or June War). In early 1967, Syria intensified its bombing of Israeli villages from positions on the Golan Heights. On June 5, 1967, the Israeli Air Force launched its Operation Focus and attacked Egyptian air bases. About 200 Israeli fighter jets took off and targeted Egyptian air bases. When the Israeli Air Force shot down six Syrian MiG fighter jets in retaliation, Nasser mobilized his forces near the Sinai border, dismissed the UN forces there, and again sought to blockade Eilat. Egypt was stunned by this Israeli attack. Israel targeted 18 different Egyptian bases and destroyed 90 percent of the Egyptian Air Force. Israel then turned its attack to the air forces of Jordan, Syria and Iraq and destroyed them. In May 1967 Egypt signed a mutual defense agreement with Jordan.

1973: Yom Kippur War

The sporadic fighting that followed the Six-Day War turned into a full-scale war again in 1973. On October 6, the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur (thus, the “Yom Kippur War”) Israel was caught crossing the Isthmus by Egyptian forces. Arab forces showed more aggression and fighting ability than in previous wars and Israeli forces suffered heavy casualties. However, the Israeli army reversed many of its early losses and made its way into Syrian territory and encircled the Egyptian Third Army by crossing the Suez Canal and establishing troops on its west bank. Still, it never secured the seemingly impregnable fortifications along the Suez Canal that Egypt had destroyed in its early successes. The truce, which lasted through the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, ended on October 26. Israel signed a formal ceasefire agreement with Egypt on November 11 and with Syria on May 31, 1974. A disengagement agreement between Israel and Egypt signed on January 18, 1974, provided for an Israeli withdrawal from Sinai west of the Mitla and Gidi passes, while Egypt was to reduce the size of its forces on the east bank of the canal. A United Nations peacekeeping force was established between the two armies.

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