1967 – War of Attrition

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Stalemate of Hostilities: The 1967-1970 War of Attrition between Israel and Egypt

The War of Attrition (1967-1970) between Israel and Arab states, primarily Egypt, followed the 1967 Six-Day War. It involved artillery duels, small-scale incursions, and escalated to more intensive conflicts along the Suez Canal. Egyptian President Nasser initiated the war to compel Israel to withdraw from Sinai, with hostilities including large-scale shelling, aerial warfare, and commando […]

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1968 – Battle of Karameh

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The Battle of Karameh - Israel Tries and Fails to Defeat the PLO and Capture Yasser Arafat

The Battle of Karameh, a significant conflict in 1968, involved an Israeli attack against Palestinian guerrilla forces in the Jordanian town of Karameh. Israeli objectives included striking at the PLO, believed to be responsible for cross-border attacks, and capturing Yasser Arafat. Despite their military superiority, Israeli forces encountered unexpectedly strong resistance from a coalition of […]

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