Iran-Iraq War


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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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Military analysts, however, point out that the Iran-Iraq war was fought episodically.
Enrichment inside Iran and within the international rules and conventions should be endorsed" by Western powers, Rouhani told a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s.
Soroush/Nowruz, two separate fields damaged in the Iran-Iraq war, have been repaired and upgraded by Shell as an integrated project for which the major signed an $810m BBC in November 1999.
The victim "entered a restricted area, ignoring instructions, which led to an explosion a mine," pointing out that the border areas of Missan province (al-Tayyeb and Fakkah ) are considered "dangerous to contain mines and ordnance old from Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988).
After the Iran-Iraq war began in September 1980, North Korea reportedly provided Iran with tanks and other weapons, and technicians.
Although the Iran-Iraq war ended 20 years ago, the fate of many soldiers on both sides remains unknown.
Aside from the wars mentioned above, other conflicts discussed include the Indian and Pakistani wars over Kashmir and Bangladesh, Arab-Israeli conflicts of the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Falkland Islands War between the UK and Argentina, the Iran-Iraq war, and the first Gulf War.
The raid inside Iraq near the border with Iran killed 34 members of the group, which fought alongside Iraqi forces against the Islamic republic in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war and is also on the U.
1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War were repatriated today at the Shalamjah border
Chief executive Christian Perdrier, who worked in Baghdad in the Iran-Iraq war, said the Duchess of Northumberland's garden will work alongside nearby RAF Boulmer to offer respite care.
Syria is allied with Iran, Iraq's historic enemy, and it was the only Arab country to support Iran during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
An Iran-Iraq war over conventional oil would cause paper WTI crude oil to spike again, as it did on July 11, 2008 when its price hit a record of $147.
The poison gas attack was on March 16 and 17, 1988 during the Iran-Iraq war.
Kuwait's relations with Iran deteriorated during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war because of Kuwait's support for Baghdad.
The camera assesses the name above the grave - Sayyid Talib Naqib Alsadat (1942-2005) - then resolves upon a tank retooled as a memorial and, next to it, a billboard-sized painting dedicated to the martyrs of the Iran-Iraq War.
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