History of the Middle East
Arabic Language and Culture
Name an Arab tribe?
Asked in English to Arabic
What alternatives does Mohammed offer to the leader of the Christian Arab tribe?
Which Arab countries fought in the Arab-Israeli Wars?
Since there are a number of different Arab-Israeli Wars, there are different belligerents in each of them. See the List Below. This list is not exhaustive. Arab-Israeli War of 1947-1949 Neutral Name: Arab-Israeli War of 1948 Israeli Name: Israeli War of Independence Arab Name: Nakba (Great Catastrophe) Arab Belligerents: Palestinian Militant Groups (Holy War Army and the Arab Liberation Army), Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and regiments from Saudi Arabia and Yemen Arab-Israeli War of 1956 Neutral Name: Suez Crisis Israeli Name: Sinai War Arab Name: The War of Tripartite Aggression Arab Belligerents: Egypt, Palestinian Militant Groups (Fedayeen) Arab-Israeli War of 1967 Neutral Name, Israeli Name, and Arab Name: Six-Day War Arab Belligerents: Egypt, Jordan, and Syria Arab-Israeli War of 1967-1970 Neutral Name, Israeli Name, and Arab Name: War of Attrition Arab Belligerents: Egypt Battle of Karameh of 1968 Neutral Name, Israeli Name, and Arab Name: Battle of Karameh Arab Belligerents: Palestinian Liberation Organization and Jordan Arab-Israeli War of 1973 Neutral Name: Arab-Israeli War of 1973 Israeli Name: Yom Kippur War Arab Name: Ramadan War, October War Arab Belligerents: Egypt and Syria Lebanese Civil War 1975-1982 (Israeli involvement from 1981-1982) Neutral Name: Lebanese Civil War Israeli Name: First Lebanon War Arab Name: Lebanese Civil War Arab Belligerents: Lebanese Sunni Militias, Lebanese Shiite Militias, Syria, Palestinian Liberation Organization, Lebanese Christian Falangists (Israeli Allies) Palestinian Intifadas (Uprisings) of 1987-1993 and 2000-2005 Neutral Name, Israeli Name, and Arab Name: First & Second Intifadas Arab Belligerents: Palestinian Militant Groups (PLO, Hamas, al-Aqsa Martyrs, Islamic Jihad, etc.) 2006 Lebanon War Neutral Name: 2006 Lebanon War, Israel-Hezbollah War Israeli Name: Second Lebanon War, War with Hezbollah Arab Name: July War, Israeli-Invasion of Lebanon Arab Belligerents: Hezbollah Gazan War of 2008-2009 Neutral Name: Gazan War of 2008-2009 Israeli Name: Operation Cast Lead Arab Name: Gaza Massacre Arab Belligerents: Hamas Gazan War of 2012 Neutral Name: Gazan War of 2012 Israeli Name: Operation Pillar of Cloud/Pillar of Defense Arab Name: Operation Stones of Shale Arab Belligerents: Hamas Gazan War of 2014 Neutral Name: Gazan War of 2014 Israeli Name: Operation Protective Edge Arab Name: None known Arab Belligerents: Hamas