With Kurdish support, the Iranians attacked on 23 July 1983, capturing the Iraqi town of Haj Omran and maintaining it against an Iraqi poison gas counteroffensive. Mohannad Ali Kadhim Substitutes 8. Syriac just became the medium for Syriac Christianity and culture.
In a classic example of blowback, the war also created a well-armed monster in Saddam Hussein, whose postwar army bulged with modern Western weaponry.
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In response to further Iraqi chemical attacks on Kurdish civilians after the August 1988 ceasefire with Iran, United States senators and called for comprehensive against Iraq, including an oil embargo and severe limitations on the export of dual-use technology.
Iran also learned to integrate foreign guerrilla units as part of their military operations. Finally in 1937 Iran and Iraq signed their first boundary treaty.Next
That same night 3,000 Iranian troops reached and crossed the using pontoon bridges and captured part of the , which they had failed to achieve in Operations Dawn 5 and 6.
Iraqi tactics emphasized deliberate infantry assaults backed by massed artillery fire.Next
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The Iraqis retreated to the Karun River, with only Khorramshahr and a few outlying areas remaining in their possession. Iran also launched several retaliatory air raids on Iraq, while primarily shelling border cities such as Basra.
Despite this, the Iraqis still held 3,000 tanks, while Iran held 1,000.
Their brutal infantry assaults had long before gained them moral dominance over the Iraqis. In the end, the Iraqis held Basra, but at a heavy cost: nearly 30,000 Iranian and 7,000 Iraqi lives.Next
His controversial reelection in June 2009 sparked nationwide protests over allegations of electoral fraud, but the protests were quickly suppressed.