Gulf War

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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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After Saddam's defeat in the 1991 Gulf War, Shi'ites in the south and Kurds in the north launched uprisings and seized control of 14 of the country's 18 provinces.
org/wgbh/pages/ fronttine/gulf This Link from the PBS Web site offers 1991 Gulf War maps, a time line, and more.
Before a US-led war which began on March 20, 2003 local time and brought about the collapse of Saddam Hussein's Baath Arab Socialist regime on April 9 of that year, the energy base of Iraq had been destroyed during the 1991 Gulf war and partly rebuilt with second-hand equipment and inadequate spare parts.
Three wars--the Iran-Iraq War from 1980 to 1988, the 1991 Gulf War, and the U.
The exchanges in the Commons followed the final report of the Iraq Survey Group which concluded that the weapons had actually been destroyed by the Iraqi dictator after the 1991 Gulf War.
The inquiry, funded by an anonymous donor, began taking evidence this week into the causes of illnesses which, support groups say, have afflicted 6, 000 veterans of the 1991 Gulf War.
Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, who have lodged claims worth billions of dollars against Iraq for damage from the 1991 Gulf War, insists that Baghdad must honour its debts to victims.
Following Iraq's defeat in the 1991 Gulf War, Hiltermann (1991) found that "the total devastation of the strategic infrastructure (power installations, telecommunications, airports, some industrial facilities) had made normal life in this country so dependent on modern technology virtually impossible" (p.
In the second blow to the MOD, Cheshire Coroner Nicholas Rheinberg ruled the 2001 death of former Army Major Ian Hill was linked to his 1991 Gulf War service.
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.