Following the announcement of an independent Israel, five Arab nations—Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon—immediately invaded the region in what became known as the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
What five Arab countries attacked Israel 1948?
That day, the armies of Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq invaded what had just ceased to be the British Mandate, marking the beginning of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
Has Israel ever lost a war?
After eleven days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, the latest round of violence has come to a welcome, if anticlimactic, halt. … Yet, for all these “achievements” in battle, Israel is losing the war. Sixteen years have passed since Israel withdrew from Gaza and dismantled all settlements there.
Is Israel Arab country?
In its Basic Laws, Israel defines itself as a Jewish and democratic state, and the nation state of the Jewish people.
|State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دولة إسرائيل (Arabic)|
|Ethnic groups (2019)||74.2% Jews 20.9% Arabs 4.8% other|
Which country attacked Israel recently?
Iran accuses Israel of June attack on civilian nuclear site.