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Gaza under siege 40 years after 1973 war

Israel maintains stranglehold over Gaza, decades after Egyptian and Syrian forces attempted to dislodge them.

Last Modified: 06 Oct 2013 07:19
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Egyptians will be holding nationwide rallies to remember the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.

It has been 40 years since Egyptian and Syrian forces launched a surprise attack on Israel.

But the combined force failed to push back Israeli forces from Gaza, where millions remain under siege.

Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Gaza city.

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