Bar Lev Line

October 6 marks 48th anniversary of Egypt’s Glorious October 1973 Victory

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 11:49 GMT

On October 6, 1973 at 2:00 p.m. (Cairo time) the Egyptian Armed Forces launched its war against the Israeli troops bringing down Bar Lev Line (a series of fortifications).

ET presents 5 novels that portray the victories of Ramadan 10

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 03:22 GMT

The glorious victory of Ramadan 10, 1973, is still carved in the minds of Egyptians. Writers and war heroes tried to document the epics of the Egyptians in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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.

Military engineer behind destruction of Israel's Bar Lev line dies at 88

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 12:11 GMT

Baki Zaki Youssef, the Coptic retired military officer who came up with the idea to destroy the Israeli Bar Lev Line defenses using water, died on Saturday at the age of 88.

1973 Arab-Israeli War; Code name: Operation Badr

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 12:58 GMT

The 1973 Arab-Israeli War is being commemorated, Egypt Today sheds the light on "Operation Badr" which tipped the scales of battle.