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Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt Arab-Israeli War , Yom Kippur War
British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881) Benjamin Disraeli , Disraeli , First Earl of Beaconsfield
French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894) Ferdinand de Lesseps , Lesseps , Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps
Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1870) Gamal Abdel Nasser , Nasser
northwestern arm of the Red Sea linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal Gulf of Suez
long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal Red Sea
city in northeastern Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern end of the Suez Canal Suez
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