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.