The Gulf War

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Hashemite government overthrown by General Qassem
July 1958
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attempted assassination of Qassem (fail)
Oct 1959
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Qassem overthrown
Feb 1963
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Saddam's escape from jail after attempted coup of President Arif
July 1966
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bloodless coup of Arif with senor army officers
July 1968
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Bakr stepped down
1979
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peaks of kurds campaign
1987,1988,1991
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peak of shiites campaign
1991
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first chemical warefare plant in Iraq
mid 1979
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Shah left Iran
16th Jan 1979
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overthrowing of Mussadeq by CIA and MI6 with Shah
1953
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white revolution
1963
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unequal distribution of income (iran)
end of 1970s
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SAVAK
1957
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one party state est in Iran
March 1975
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relax of police control (Iran)
1977
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Khomeini's exile
1964
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Khomeini expelled from Iraq
1977
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Khomeini's return
1st Feb 1979
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agreement on Shatt al-Arab waterway
1937
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Iraq rejection on agreement on Shatt al-Arab waterway
1969
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Algiers agreement
1975
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Saddam's renouncement of algiers agreesment
Sept 1980
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Iraq invades Iran
22nd Sept 1980
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USA increased involvment- sent warships to Gulf
May 1984
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Khomeini agreed to ceasefire
August 1988
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world oil proces drop
1990
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full independence of Kuwait recognised by UK
early 1960s
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4 attempts to overthrow Saddam
1988-1990
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Saddam's troops occupied Kuwait
August 1990
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date from UN for Saddam to leave Kuwait
15th Jan 1991
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Operation desert storm- liberation of Kuwait
17th Jan 1991
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time it took for Saddam to be driven out of Kuwait
4 days
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