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 US combat troops were withdrawn in 2010.
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Ali's joy is in marked contrast to the horrific images of him with first-degree burns after his Baghdad home was hit by a US missile strike in the 2003 Gulf War.
After joining the Royal Navy in 1980, he has held a number of maritime roles including marine engineering officer of HMS Southampton where he took part in disaster relief in the Caribbean in the wake of hurricanes, chief engineer of HMS Ocean during the 2003 Gulf War and head of safety policy for the Royal Navy leading a 5,000-strong naval engineering branch as the deputy chief naval engineer officer.
The American lies about Iraq having WMDs were the excuse for starting the 2003 Gulf war.
Even when he was compared to "Comical Ali", the lying Iraqi spokesman in the 2003 Gulf War, it seemed nothing was too much for him to take - until yesterday.
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.
The court came into existence to meet the growing demand by foreign investors for more specialized courts, which increased after Iraq welcomed greater foreign investment following 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.