What was the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)?

Introduction The Iran–Iraq War[c] (Persian: جنگ ایران و عراق‎; Arabic: الحرب الإيرانية العراقية‎) was a protracted armed conflict that began on 22 September 1980 with a full-scale invasion of Iran by neighbouring Iraq. The war lasted for almost eight years, and ended in a stalemate on 20 August 1988, when Iran accepted Resolution 598 of… Read More