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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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Trading houses Mitsubishi, Sumitomo and Marubeni had substantial dealings with Iraq before the 1990 Gulf War, in infrastructure, construction machinery, energy and pipelines.
Production on the Northern oil fields was cut by 100,000 barrels a day (b/d) during the war but the economy is still expected to grow during the course of this year, in sharp contrast with the events of the 1990 Gulf War, when GDP dropped by a massive 60% during the 1990-91 financial year.
When the UN's weapons inspection and destruction process began in Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War, the Iraqis denied they had been working on VX.
And he has violated both the letter and spirit of the truce following the 1990 Gulf War, which allowed him to stay in power in exchange for disarming and agreeing to an inspections regime.
One of the most enduring images of the 1990 Gulf War was Saddam Hussein patting youngster Stuart Lockwood on the head as the Iraqi regime hid behind the fiveyear-old and thousands of other Western hostages.
Millions saw the military version of this all-terrain workhorse on prime-time news reports during the 1990 Gulf War - when the US military deployed 20,000 of these vehicles for 'Operation Desert Storm'.
Mr Bush's father ended the dictator's invasion of Kuwait but did not overthrow him in the 1990 Gulf War.
And most importantly, the 1990 Gulf War debate re-opened old wounds--and taught the party some misguided lessons.
Yesterday, about 150 Americans used as "human shields" by Saddam in the 1990 Gulf War sued Iraq for tens of millions of dollars.
Four months before the 1990 Gulf War, two Republican senators visited Baghdad and reassured Saddam Hussein that Voice of America broadcasts criticizing the regime's human rights record did not necessarily reflect U.S.
Crude oil futures climbed above $30 a barrel on Monday in New York for the first time since the 1990 Gulf War.
Satellite TV made its initial impact during the 1990 Gulf War with CNN (linked with CNE -- Cable Network Egypt).