Today, Egypt celebrates the anniversary of the glorious October War, by watching documentaries that show the most important snapshots of the war in which the Egyptians defeated the indomitable army, or by watching films that talked about the atmosphere of war and the heroes who participated in this great event, or family members gather. About one of the participants in the war to tell them his memories with the liberation of the beloved Sinai.
The Egyptian newspapers at that time were interested in publishing news of the war in real time, which occupied the headlines of major newspapers, some of which we review in this report on the occasion of the glorious October victory anniversary.
El-Ahram news papers
Al-Ahram newspaper, under the editorship of Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, wrote an article about the state of war and Israel’s position at that time, writing, “The tension includes all the fighting fronts and intensifies on the Suez Canal front.” She added by writing smaller headlines where she wrote, “Israel covers its military moves to escalate the situation by broadcasting news about Egyptian military activity in the channel..“Syrian forces are in a state of full readiness to respond to any attack by the increasing Israeli crowds.” “Declare a state of emergency among all resistance units.”
El-Ahram news papers
In another issue, Al-Ahram was concerned with conveying the situation of the Israelis and the position of its allies, as Manchett wrote, “Tel Aviv: The course of the fighting on the second day is very critical for the Israelis,” and added, “US President Nixon interrupts his vacation and requests a meeting of the Security Council immediately to decide to stop the fighting.”
She also added: “The enemy’s losses yesterday on the Egyptian front: 30 planes, 32 tanks, a large number of its armored vehicles, and the Syrian forces are advancing on 3 steps in the Syrian heights, despite the intense counterattacks.”
Al-Ahram newspaper in another issue
Al-Jumhuriya newspaper was interested in writing a red line describing the state of Israel on its front page, where it wrote “Israel is in awe” and described the state of the Israeli government at that time, as it wrote, “A Zairean decision to sever relations with Israel descends like a thunderbolt on the Israeli government, which has not yet recovered from a blow.” Vienna, Eban loses his temper and accuses President Mobutu of treason, and Israel’s newspapers are calling on the government to limit the amount of its aid to Africa.”
In another issue, Al-Gomhoria took care of reporting the news of the war. It wrote in red on its front page, which was titled “Our forces are now fighting over Sinai,” and talked about the victories achieved by the Egyptian army.
El Gomhouria newspaper in another issue
In another issue, Al-Jumhuriya newspaper described the state of the enemy during the war with a red manchette, where it wrote, “They surrendered with their armor,” and then talked about the soldiers of the enemy army, who eventually surrendered and could not withstand the courage of the Egyptian army.
The number of the newspaper
Al-Akhbar Newspaper wrote in red about the victories of the Egyptian soldiers in the war. It wrote, “Our forces are advancing..capturing..and responding to the counterattack.” It later talked about the condition of the Israeli soldiers, their surrender, and the escape of some of them.
Al-Akhbar newspaper wrote in another issue, in which it spoke about the end of the war and the position of the enemy and its allies, where it wrote, “The historic speech of the Supreme Leader, Ahmed God… Our armed forces have achieved a miracle by all standards, and the American threat does not frighten us… These are our conditions for peace… Immediate withdrawal… and an international conference that achieves.” United Nations resolutions.
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