Sinai War

military operation of Israel against Egypt (1956)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Sinai War — (1956)    The war had its origins in the regional tensions that were common after the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. The arms race was continuing, and tension grew further when the Czechoslovakian Egyptian arms deal, announced in September 1955,… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Sinai-Halbinsel — Satellitenbild Gewässer 1 Golf von Aqaba Gewässer 2 Golf von Sues …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sinai (Halbinsel) — Sinai Halbinsel, Satellitenaufnahme Die Sinai Halbinsel [ˈsiːnai] (arabisch ‏سيناء‎, DMG Sīnāʾ) ist eine zu Ägypten gehörende asiatische Halbinsel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sinai Peninsula —    The land bridge between Asia and Africa, some 23,000 square miles in size. It has the shape of a triangle and is bounded by the Gulf of Suez in the west, the Gulf of Aqaba in the east, and the Mediterranean Sea in the north. Its highest point… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Sinai Peninsula — broad peninsula in NE Egypt, between the Gulf of Suez & the Gulf of Aqaba * * * Peninsula, northeastern Egypt. Located between the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba at the northern end of the Red Sea, it covers some 23,500 sq mi (61,000 sq km). Its… …   Universalium

  • Sinai-Bahn — Fahrkarte von El Qantara nach Tel Aviv (1941) Streckenlänge: 202 km Spurweite: 1435 mm (Normalspur) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SINAI — (Heb. סִינָי), peninsula situated between the two northern gulfs of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Eilat on the east and the Gulf of Suez on the west. It forms a triangle, each side of which measures about 200 mi. (320 km.). The peninsula consists of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SINAI CAMPAIGN — (also known as Operation Kadesh), the short war (Oct. 29–Nov. 5, 1956) between Egypt and Israel, partly coinciding with the Anglo French Suez Campaign, launched by Israel in the wake of mounting aggression by Egyptian fedayeen ( suicide ) squads …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WAR OF INDEPENDENCE — (Heb. מִלְחֶמֶת הָעַצְמָאוּת Milḥemet ha Aẓma ut, or מִלְחֶמֶת הַקּוֹמְמִיּוֹּת Milḥemet ha Komemiyyut, or מִלְחֶמֶת הַשִּׁחְרוּר Milḥemet ha Shiḥrur (the War of Liberation), war waged by the Jews of Palestine for survival, freedom, and political …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sinai — • The mountain on which the Mosaic Law was given Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sinai     Sinai     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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