October 6 War

Egyptian president convenes with Armed Forces commanders, lays wreath on Unknown Soldier Memorial

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 03:03 GMT

That is ahead of the 50th anniversary of October 6 War.

Abbas appreciates Egypt's firm, supportive stances for Palestinian people

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 04:15 GMT

Abbas’ comments were voiced in a cable of congratulations to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, on the forty-ninth anniversary of the victories of the Sixth of October War.

Presidential Pardon Committee says new patch of inmates to be released soon

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 12:16 GMT

Member of Egypt's Presidential Pardon Committee Mohamed Abdel Aziz said that new patch of the prisoners will be released within the coming hours.

Sisi: 10th of Ramadan victory’s martyrs source of inspiration to win life battles

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 11:39 GMT

The 10th of Ramadan victory corresponds to October 6 War, 1973 where Arab countries led by Egypt and Syria defeated the Israeli forces mostly in Sinai and the Golan.

Egyptian S. Sinai governor, finance minister witness October celebration in Sharm el Sheikh

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:04 GMT

Held at Soho Square, the celebration included a concert for singer Reham Abdel Hakim.

In Pics, Menoufia governor celebrates reopening public squares after renovation

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 07:55 GMT

In conjunction with the 6 of October war victory celebrations, the governor of Menoufia inaugurated renovations in a number of squares and public streets.

Egypt’s First lady: October 6 marks people’s solidarity with armed forces

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:22 GMT

Egypt’s first Lady Entissar el-Sisi said that the date 6 of October will remain “one of the greatest and most glorious days in Egypt,” according to her post on Facebook.

Sisi lays wreath of flowers at Unknown Soldier Memorial

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 10:07 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi laid a wreath of flowers at the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Cairo's Nasr City district on Monday, in commemoration of the 47th anniversary of October 6 War.

399 prisoners released on October 6 anniversary

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 11:32 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued on Saturday decree No. 511/2019 to pardon a number of inmates on the occasion of the celebration of the Armed Forces Day, anniversary of October 6 War.

Former Chief of Staff Ibrahim al-Oraby dies Sep. 18

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 - 03:53 GMT

Lieutenant General Oraby took part in all Egypt’s wars between 1956 and 1973.

Iconic war hero dies at 72

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 02:01 GMT

The soldier who raised the Egyptian flag in Sinai on October 6, 1973 for the first time since its occupation by Israel in 1967 died on Monday at 72.

Soldier in famous October war photo dies

Sat, 25 May 2019 - 12:05 GMT

When Egyptian troops destroyed Bar Lev Line, which was built by Israeli troops along the eastern bank of Suez Canal, al-Qady was pictured while he was lifting his weapon celebrating the destruction of the line.

676 freed from prison as per presidential pardon

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 11:22 GMT

The Prisons Authority selected the prisoners who were qualified for conditional release, and those who served half of their sentences and were not involved in criminal cases.

Sheikh Zayed backed Egypt throughout history: Shokry

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 12:31 GMT

The minister delivered a speech in the Sheikh Zayed Centenary Celebration held on Monday.

Egyptian Navy celebrates 51st anniversary of ‘sinking Eilat’

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 01:31 GMT

Oct. 21 was chosen to mark the Egyptian Navy Day.

Sisi lays wreath of flowers at Unknown Soldier Memorial

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 11:06 GMT

On October 6, 1973 at 2 p.m. (Cairo time) the Egyptian forces launched the six-day war against the Israeli troops.

6 Oct 44 anniversary: Facts, figures on Egypt’s military power

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 07:09 GMT

Egypt still maintains its rank as one of the most powerful army in the world after 44 years since the October 6, 1973 Egypt-Israel war.