October 6 War
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.
Lieutenant General Oraby took part in all Egypt’s wars between 1956 and 1973.
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.
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.
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.
The minister delivered a speech in the Sheikh Zayed Centenary Celebration held on Monday.
Oct. 21 was chosen to mark the Egyptian Navy Day.
On October 6, 1973 at 2 p.m. (Cairo time) the Egyptian forces launched the six-day war against the Israeli troops.
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.