Gulf War

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Related to Gulf Crisis: Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, Desert Storm, Desert Shield
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Synonyms for Gulf War

a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders

a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

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The regime has become cautious in taking geo-political positions since the policy fiasco during the Gulf crisis.
The sources point out that during the Gulf crisis, which erupted just one year after the death of the late Imam Khomeini, Iran did not take the side of Iraq - a move which considerably benefited the US-led effort to expel Iraqi forces from Kuwait.
However, the CPI was held down last year by a retracing of the sharp runup in oil prices that had resulted from the Gulf crisis.
Markets in Canada and Sweden are opening up as well, following Turkiye's support of the Western coalition during the Gulf crisis.
To have alternatives to military action available down the road, it would seem useful to try to extract some lessons from the what ifs of the brief, undiplomatic diplomatic history of the Gulf crisis.
Cook said most of the grain destined for Iraq had been shipped prior to the Persian Gulf crisis.
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Retail prices of gasoline are currently comparable with last fall's levels, the highest since March 1991 or just after the Persian Gulf crisis.
Texaco's output averages 270,000 b/d, up from 100,000 b/d in 1991/92 and 120,000 b/d in 1995, compared to 140,000 before the 1990 Gulf crisis.
The refinery, on the Red Sea coast, had been producing 200,000 b/d since the Gulf crisis due to bottlenecks and its high yield of heavy products.
This determination was put to the test during the Gulf Crisis.
The 1990-91 Gulf crisis was a watershed event for the royal family as well as for the Wahhabi establishment.
30 for the first time since the 1990 Gulf crisis on Oct.
they cannot support Arafat and blame Israel alone - because that would further confuse public opinion (Kuwaiti nationals) which has not forgotten the Palestinian role during the Gulf crisis.
A new Gulf crisis was looming last night as talks on dismantling Iraq's weapons of mass destruction collapsed.
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