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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At the time of this writing, it has been nearly three years since the Persian Gulf War of 1991 was brought to a military end, but the lessons learned from this experience are still relevant for international commercial transportation companies.
This was followed by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990 and the Persian Gulf war of 1991.
Saturday's gathering brought together leaders who have long been at odds, including President Hafez al-Assad of Syria and King Hussein of Jordan, and the session recorded by television cameras Saturday presented at least a facade of Arab solidarity not seen since the Persian Gulf War of 1991.