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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Traffic slumped after the 1991 Iraq war and the US slipped into recession, a position it is already in even before a new conflict commences, and the repeat of the 1973 oil crisis following any military action can't be ruled out.
A top Army doctor has reported that a former Scots soldier fell ill after being given multiple inoculations before the 1991 Iraq war.