Because they managed to kill more Jews than usual. While the lessons of the war that started on the holiest day on the Jewish calendar were taken, your genocidal armies were pushed back with the blood and sweat of the IDF. Do not underestimate the power one can muster when he's defending from a high moral ground and facing the threat of extermination on him and his family, even when the enemy is armed to teeth by the Russians.
Mexico sentences five men to 697 years for killings of 11 women (AP)
from the article: Newly released documents: Division and disarray on eve of Yom Kippur War