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Category Archives: Israel-Arab War (1973)

Nusseibeh, Hazem Zaki

(Jordan, 1922 – ) Diplomat A long-time Jordanian Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Hazem Zaki Nusseibeh was appointed as the Foreign Minister of Jordan from 1962 to 1966. Mr. Nusseibeh was also the Minister of the Hashemite Royal Court and political adviser to King Hussein and Minister of Reconstruction and Development from 1967 to [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1967), Israel-Arab War (1973), Jordan, Middle East Situation

Leprette, Jacques

(France 1920 – 2004) Diplomat From 1971 to 1974, Jacques Leprette served as Director of the United Nations and International Organizations in the French Foreign Office where he was involved in the election of Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim. Mr. Leprette continued his involvement with the United Nations in 1976 when he was appointed Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Security Council, serving two [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Kurt Waldheim

Kidron, Mordecai

(Israel) Diplomat Mordecai Kidron served as the Deputy Head of the Israeli Permanent Delegation to the United Nations from 1953 to 1958. He was at the United Nations Headquarters in New York during the onset of the 1956 Suez Crisis and witnessed how the peace and security atmosphere rapidly changed. Following his time at the United Nations, Mr. Kidron served in [...]

Posted in Dag Hammarskjöld, Israel, Israel-Arab War (1967), Israel-Arab War (1973), Suez Question, U Thant

Jonah, James

(Sierra Leone 1934 – ) International Civil Servant, Diplomat James O.C. Jonah spent more than three decades serving the United Nations Secretariat. He first entered the service in 1970, as political adviser in the Office of the Secretary-General. Following this he served as Assistant-Secretary-General for Personnel Services, then the Office for Field Operations, External Activities and, finally, for special [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Middle East Situation

Ghorbal, Ashraf

(Egypt, 1925 – 2005) Diplomat Mr. Ashraf Ghorbal was a member of the Egyptian team that conducted the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations following the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Having first entered the Egyptian diplomatic service in 1945, Mr. Ghorbal became a part of the Egyptian delegation to the United Nations in 1949. In February 1973, he was appointed as media [...]

Posted in Camp David, Israel, Israel-Arab War (1973), Palestine Question

Abdel Meguid, Ahmet Esmat

(Egypt, 1923 – ) Diplomat After serving several positions in the Egyptian Embassy, Ahmed Asmat Abdel Meguid started working as a Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of the European Office of the United Nations, Geneva in 1957 and worked as the Minister Counsellor of the Egyptian Embassy in Paris in 1963. He was appointed as Ambassador [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Middle East Situation, Palestine Question