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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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References in periodicals archive ? fronttine/gulf This Link from the PBS Web site offers 1991 Gulf War maps, a time line, and more.
It was the fear of having a Shia state on its northern frontier, with a Shia Iran to the east, that prompted Wahabi Saudi Arabia to persuade the American-led Coalition not to chase Sunni dictator Saddam Hussein to Baghdad after the 1991 Gulf War.
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.
Didn't the same problems exist in the 1991 Gulf War?
The "Concertainer" was first used by the British Army in the 1991 Gulf War. Made by Hesco Bastion Ltd., of West Yorkshire, the fortification system is equivalent to approximately 1,500 sandbags and can be erected and filled by two men and a loader.
"Yet what Ferguson forgot was that for half a century, until the 1991 Gulf War, the United States had it both ways--managing the region like an imperial power, but doing so from a distance without getting its hands, or conscience, too dirty.
Two books take readers to the front lines of the 1991 Gulf War, named "Operation Desert Storm" by the spin doctors of the first Bush administration.
The book's new material moves to the 1991 Gulf War with a good assessment of the action and a few interesting pictures.
A total of 165 Americans have been killed in combat in Iraq - 18 more than died in the 1991 Gulf War.
The deaths of the soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division in Baqouba brought the number of troops killed in Iraq to 161 since the start of the war, 14 more than were killed in the 1991 Gulf War.
It took the number of US troops killed in action since the war started on March 20 to 152 - five more than during the 1991 Gulf War.
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. The organization is concerned that these children will be exploited and may be subject to trafficking.