Military History – Iraq-Iran War
In 1979, after the fall of the Shah and the formation of the Islamic Republic in Iran, a chance appeared to present itself for strengthening the position of Iraq in the region. Until then Iran, also a large producer of oil and itself heavily armed, had been one of the leading powers in the Gulf region, holding two-thirds of the world’s oil reserves.
Iraq-Iran War Special Files
Fanack offers a special file on the Iraq-Iran War (1980-1988).
- The countries of Iran and Iraq paid a high price for the eight-year war. According to conservative estimates,...
- On 22 September 1980, Iraqi fighter-bombers took to the skies in an operation to take out the Iranian Air Force...
- During the February-September 1988 Operation al-Anfal– a reference to a Koranic chapter that speaks of plundering t...
- The Iraq-Iran War began as a limited war between neighbours ended in total warfare in which the international...
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