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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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UNICEF found that prior to the 1991 Gulf War, Iraq had invested heavily in the health sector, making primary medical care available to nearly all urban residents and some 80 percent of the rural population.
UNICEF reported today that there are an increasing number of street children in Baghdad, a problem that did not exist in the country prior to the 1991 Gulf War.
urged them to rise up against the vile dictator following the 1991 Gulf War.
During the 1991 Gulf War, this structure was raked by US military machine-gun fire; its present status is unknown.
At the time, the 1991 Gulf War was the 'most televised conflict ever'.
But the most punishing damage was inflicted after the 1991 Gulf War, when Saddam Hussein retaliated against Marsh Arabs--opponents of his regime--by digging two canals to divert the two rivers that for ages supplied them with water and their livelihood.
Though much touted prior to the 1991 Gulf War, Patriots did nothing to stop the Iraq's Scud missiles, which were launched into Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Israel.
The Church of England sent clergy an updated version of a booklet called Pastoral Care of War Casualties and Next of Kin, first developed for the 1991 Gulf War by the Archbishops' Council, reported the Church Times newspaper.
The Direct Marketing Association recently outlined some suggestions for DM campaigns based on lessons learned from the 9/11 attacks, the anthrax scares, and the 1991 Gulf War.
Fighting in the 1991 Gulf War lasted just more than a month but caused international air travel to drop 40%.
29 per $100 of goods sold at the height of the 1991 Gulf War.