Iran-Iraq War

Iran-Iraq War
Iran-Iraq War
a war between Iran and Iraq from 1980 to 1988

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Iran–Iraq War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Iran–Iraq War caption=Iranian soldier with gas mask in the battlefield. date=22 September 1980 ndash; 20 August 1988 place=Persian Gulf, Iranian Iraqi border result=Stalemate; UN Resolution 598 (ceasefire);… …   Wikipedia

  • Iran-Iraq War — (1980 1988)    In September 1980, Saddam Hussein s Iraq invaded Iran in the mistaken belief that Iran had been fatally weakened by its Islamic revolution. After initial Iraqi successes, the war bogged down into a long stalemate and thus created… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Iran–Iraq War in the Air 1980–1988 — infobox Book name = Iran–Iraq War in the Air 1980 1988 orig title = translator = author = Tom Cooper Farzad Bishop cover artist = country = USA language = English series = subject = Aviation, History genre = Non fiction publisher = Schiffer… …   Wikipedia

  • Iran-Iraq War — (1980–90) Protracted and indecisive conflict prompted by Iraq s invasion of its eastern neighbour. Following the 1979 Iranian revolution, the Iraqi leadership sought to exploit Iran s military and political chaos in order to resolve border… …   Universalium

  • Iran-Iraq War — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Gulf War • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare …   Useful english dictionary

  • United States support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq war — The United States supported Iraq during the Iran–Iraq War as a counterbalance to post revolutionary Iran. The support took the form of technological aid, intelligence, the sale of dual use and military equipment, and direct involvement in warfare …   Wikipedia

  • Soviet support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq war — During the Iran–Iraq War, the Soviet Union sold or gave the greatest amount of military equipment and supplies to Iraq, Fact|date=May 2008 as well as providing military advisers. Their public position, especially in the early phases of the war,… …   Wikipedia

  • Soviet support for Iran during the Iran–Iraq war — The Soviet Union did not provide extensive support to Iran during the Iran–Iraq War, not surprisingly given its massive assistance to Iraq, the mutual antagonism between Marxist Leninist ideology and the Islamist government of Iran, and Muslim… …   Wikipedia

  • The Soviet Union and the Iran–Iraq War — The policy of the Soviet Union towards the Iran–Iraq War of 1980 to 1988 varied, beginning with a stance of strict neutrality and moving towards massive military support for Iraq in the final phase of the war. The war was inconvenient for the… …   Wikipedia

  • International aid to combatants in the Iran–Iraq War — During the Iran–Iraq War, both Iran and Iraq received large quantities of weapons and other material useful to the development of armaments and weapons of mass destruction. Iran Military armaments/technology During the early years of the war,… …   Wikipedia

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