Monday, October 6, 2008

Arabs Mark "Victory" in Yom Kippur War

( With Arab countries throughout the Middle East marking the 35th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak called on the people of Egypt to strengthen their nation by demonstrating the victorious spirit that supposedly prevailed in Cairo during the war. Meanwhile, the Syrian newspaper Tishrin called on the Arab nations to unite “just as they did 35 years ago.”
Within a decade of the 1973 war, Israel indeed gave away the entire Sinai peninsula, and is currently considering the return of the Golan Heights to Syria. Therefore, according to certain analysts, the Arab nations can indeed claim victory.

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