Iran-Iraq War

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Iran-Iraq War

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(Historical Terms) the war (1980–88) fought by Iran and Iraq, following the Iraqi invasion of disputed border territory in Iran. It ended indecisively with no important gains on either side: Iraq subsequently (1990) conceded the disputed territory. Also called: Gulf War
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Noun1.Iran-Iraq War - 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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Mehdi Jafari from Iran was crowned best director for his acclaimed movie The 23, about 23 young Iranian volunteers who were held captive during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, Tehran Times informed.
Iran's survival in the post-revolution testing times, such as 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, the death of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989, and the decade long standoff with the international community over its nuclear program from 2003-2015 have made it able to overcome nearly any kind of challenge.
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"Both countries have deep relations, he said, adding," We stood by Iran during 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
After the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war and the MEK's falling out with the Iranian regime, Khodabandeh began smuggling radio equipment into Iran via Baghdad, taking powerful radio technology into a secluded station in the mountains of Iranian Kurdistan and surviving attacks by Iranian forces in the process.
The Badr Organization has its roots in the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq, which fought on the side of Tehran in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war. Many of its members joined the Iraqi security forces after the 2003 American invasion.
Most of the conventional weapons being used by ISIS fighters date from the 1970s to the 1990s, when Iraq was engaged in a massive military buildup ahead of and during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
The GCC was formed in response to the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, seeking greater unity in the face of regional threats.
Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi, a veteran of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, was killed by snipers hiding behind a power transformer in Samarra, an embattled city north of Baghdad and home to shrines, they said, quoting a Revolutionary Guards' statement.
In Iran, the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war is known as the Sacred Defense, and Sacred Defense Week is held on the anniversary of the beginning of the war.
He added that his country's role in Syria is a "sacred defense" of Iran, referring to a term used in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
Work was also hampered by the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, before Russia agreed in 1994 to take up the construction baton of the plant due originally for completion in 1999.