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Gulf War:

see Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

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First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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; Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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In the 1991 Gulf War, Saddam attacked Israel with 39 Scud missiles, in the failed hope of breaking up an Arab coalition against him.
US officials said Saddam still had pounds 19 billion in secret funds at the end of the 1991 Gulf War.
The MOD has never accepted the syndrome exists and is challenging a landmark ruling made by a war pensions tribunal last May that former parachute regiment sergeant Shaun Rusling suffers from the syndrome as a result of service in the 1991 Gulf War.
Gorgis fled Iraq after the 1991 Gulf War, after serving with his six brothers in the military.
The number of UK soldiers killed by their US allies in ``friendly fire'' incidents in the 1991 Gulf War was nine, the same as the number killed by enemy fire.
The port was further bombed by western coalition forces in the 1991 Gulf War.
After the 1991 Gulf War, many Kurds fled into northern Iraq, where they came under the protection of a "no-fly zone"--an area created after the Gulf War, patrolled by U.
The kingdom's participation in a possible US-led war marks a significant shift in position for Amman: from the neutrality it maintained during the 1991 Gulf war to its current role as a key US military ally in the region.
Saddam could repeat his tactic of igniting oilwells, which caused ``devastating'' damage in the 1991 Gulf War, when 60 million barrels of oil were spilt and air temperatures dropped by 10 degrees as sunlight was blocked by smoke, the group warned.
At a bomb shelter--now museum--that took two smart bomb hits in the 1991 Gulf War, we see how our intelligent weapons transformed 408 women and children from flesh into ashes.
Halliburton also helped put out more than half of the oil well fires in Kuwait during the 1991 Gulf War.
The plan was to avenge Iraq's missile attacks on Israel in the 1991 Gulf War.