Description: The Iran–Iraq War was originally referred to as the Persian Gulf War until the Persian Gulf War of 1990 and 1991, after which it was known as the First Persian Gulf War. The Iraq–Kuwait conflict, which was known as the Second Persian Gulf War, eventually became known simply as the Persian Gulf War.
Description: Iran-Iraq War (1980–88), prolonged military conflict between Iran and Iraq. Estimates of total casualties range from 1,000,000 to twice that number. Fighting was ended by a 1988 cease-fire, though the resumption of normal diplomatic relations and the withdrawal of troops did not take place until 1990.
Description: During the eight years between Iraq’s formal declaration of war on September 22, 1980, and Iran’s acceptance of a cease-fire with effect on July 20, 1988, at the very least half a million and ...
Description: The Iraq War was a protracted ... Many of the violent insurgent groups were supported by Iran and al-Qaeda in Iraq. The United States responded with a build-up of 170,000 troops in 2007. This build-up gave greater control to Iraq's government and military, and was judged a success by many.
Description: The Iran Iraq war 1980-1988 NO FOUL LANGUAGE OR CALLING OTHERS NAMES, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Description: What: Iran-Iraq War. When: 22 September 1980 – 20 August 1988. What happened? Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, launched a full scale war, initially by ordering his Air Force to destroy Iranian air ...
Description: The war was years in the making. Tensions between Iran and Iraq were longstanding. Among the many issues that gave rise to the conflict was control of the Shatt al-Arab waterway, a vital shipping route that links the Euphrates and the Tigris rivers with the Persian Gulf. Along its banks sits the Iranian cities of Abadan and Khorramshahr and the Iraqi port of Basra.
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