a war fought between a coalition led by the United States and Iraq to free Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support fro
a Kurdish guerrilla force in Iraqi Kurdistan
the most notorious and possibly the most important arm of Iraq''s security system; "the Iraqi Mukhabarat has been involved in numerous terrorist activities"
a native or inhabitant of Iraq; "the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government"
a powerful political figure who rules by the exercise of force or violencea; "he is determined to bring down the Iraqi strongman"
Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"