The israeli war

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Operation Focus was mainly conducted using French built aircraft. Five days later, a General Mobilization order was issued for all men under According to their own perception, had the invasion not taken place, there was no Arab force in Palestine capable of checking the Haganah's offensive".

The munitions produced by the Ayalon Institute were said to have been the only supply that was not in shortage during the war.

Israeli wars timeline

In , the United States attempted to revive the peace process between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank. The USSR delegation deems it essential that the council should state its opinion more clearly and more firmly with regard to this attitude of the Arab states toward decisions of the Security Council. Yom Kippur War October — Fought from 6 to 26 October by a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against Israel as a way of recapturing part of the territories which they lost to the Israelis back in the Six-Day War. Saudi Arabia sent a formation that fought under the Egyptian command. The following day, 6 June, the Israeli forces on the outskirts of Arish were reinforced by the 7th Brigade, which fought its way through the Jiradi pass. Israel launched an offensive into southern Lebanon to recover the captured soldiers. The Israeli military were caught off guard and unprepared, and took about three days to fully mobilize. The Arab armies showed greater aggressiveness and fighting ability than in the previous wars, and the Israeli forces suffered heavy casualties. British trained forces from Transjordan eventually intervened in the conflict, but only in areas that had been designated as part of the Arab state under the United Nations Partition Plan and the corpus separatum of Jerusalem.

In any event, it did not make a great deal of difference as the Israeli pilots came in below Egyptian radar cover and well below the lowest point at which its SA-2 surface-to-air missile batteries could bring down an aircraft.

Many in the State Department saw the embargo as yet another means of obstructing partition. Other Haganah agents recuperated stockpiles from the Second World War, which helped improve the army's equipment and logistics. The inconclusive meeting between Golda Meir and Abdullah I, followed by the Kfar Etzion massacre on 13 May by the Arab Legion led to predictions that the battle for Jerusalem would be merciless.

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It was the largest military operation conducted by Israel since the Six-Day War. Even so, Israel managed to re-open the Straits of Tiran and pacified its southern border. By nightfall, the Israelis had finished mopping up resistance. Iraq was the only country that did not sign an agreement with Israel, choosing instead to withdraw its troops and hand over its sector to Jordan's Arab Legion. In side letters , Israel recognized the PLO as the legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, while the PLO recognized the right of the state of Israel to exist and renounced terrorism, violence and its desire for the destruction of Israel. The accords provided for Israeli withdrawal into the 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. On 14 May , David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel and the Palestine war entered its second phase with the intervention of the Arab state armies and the beginning of the Arab—Israeli War. Soviet delegate Andrei Gromyko told the Security Council, May 29, This is not the first time that the Arab states, which organized the invasion of Palestine, have ignored a decision of the Security Council or of the General Assembly. The status of Jewish citizens in Arab states worsened during the Israeli-Arab war. This agreement was supplemented by another, signed on September 4, The British, on the other hand, decided on 7 February , to support the annexation of the Arab part of Palestine by Transjordan. An Israeli jet was downed by anti-aircraft fire, and Sharon's forces came under heavy shelling as they advanced from the north and west. While the Jewish population had received strict orders requiring them to hold their ground everywhere at all costs, [33] the Arab population was more affected by the general conditions of insecurity to which the country was exposed. These actions were in response to constant fedayeen incursions during which Arab guerrillas infiltrated from Syria , Egypt , and Jordan into Israel to carry out attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers. The demand for a separate Arab state in Palestine is consequently relatively weak.

However, sincethe IDF has slowly transferred authority to Palestinian security forces. These armistice lines held until.

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In May Egypt signed a mutual defense pact with Jordan. The force was immediately met with heavy artillery fire and fierce resistance from Palestinian forces and remnants of the Egyptian forces from Rafah. Jamal Husseini, the Arab Higher Committee's spokesman, had told the UN prior to the partition vote the Arabs would drench "the soil of our beloved country with the last drop of our blood. It was the largest military operation conducted by Israel since the Six-Day War. Egypt and Syria crossed the cease-fire lines in the Sinai and Golan Heights , respectively. The Palestinian Arab society was shaken. By March, Al-Hussayni's tactic had paid off. Israel established a complicated system of roadblocks and checkpoints around major Palestinian areas to deter violence and protect Israeli settlements. This policy was fully implemented in August

Initially, both Egypt and Israel announced that they had been attacked by the other country.

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