Gulf War

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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.

The 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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The Los Angeles Times declared that Saddam's "announcement signaled the possibility of the first real movement in the four-month-old Persian Gulf crisis.
Top Gun: Gulf Crisis lets gamers take to the skies in the ultimate air combat simulator.
At the end of that year the cabinet decided to amend its resolution on the economic sanctions toward Iraq for the first time since their introduction during the Gulf crisis, lifting the ban on visa payments and other costs for traveling to Iraq as well as on the running costs of offices in Iraq for commercial activities related to humanitarian issues.
Motorists are facing another hike in petrol prices following the latest Gulf crisis.
Executives said that was a blow to businesses still recovering from $5 billion in losses incurred during the 1990-91 Persian Gulf crisis.
Highlights of his military career include assignments as Commander, NAS South Weymouth Base Augmentation Unit; Commanding Officer of a reserve A-6 tactical Aviation Squadron; more than 400 carrier landings and 2,000 hours in Navy aircraft, and service in the Persian Gulf crisis, where he instructed attack pilots in weapon delivery.
Of these, about one million are so-called Category A claims, from expatriate workers who lost their jobs in Kuwait and Iraq as a result of the Gulf crisis.
The Gulf crisis that broke out at the beginning of August however was a great misfortune and the favourable pictur ethat had begun to appear during the first half of the year turned murky in the second.
The foreign investment market, he notes, was largely characterized by inactivity throughout the Gulf Crisis.
But the damage from the Persian Gulf crisis went beyond the direct effect of higher oil prices.
The psychologist uses maps, toy tanks, soldiers and aircraft in a simulated "Desert City" to explain the Persian Gulf crisis to children.
The Kuwaiti leader expresses hope that the Gulf crisis will be resolved without war.

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