Iraq War

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Iraq War

n.
A protracted military conflict in Iraq that began in 2003 with an attack by a coalition of forces led by the United States and that resulted in the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime. US combat troops were withdrawn in 2010.
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THE first in a series of Huddersfield events to commemorate the centenary of World War I will compare the conflict to the 2003 Gulf War.
It has stayed strong and supported its customers during the difficult days of the 2003 Gulf War and the economic slowdown in 2010 and 2011.
Leading aircraft technician Kevin Best, 29, of Wallsend, has served on the Ark Royal for nine years, including during the 2003 Gulf War, when the ship played a significant role in the liberation of Iraq.
Arranged by provenance, this volume includes some ivories that may never be seen again because of the 2003 Gulf War, which caused enough chaos that items disappeared from the Iraq Museum and other repositories.