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Iran-Iraq War


Zainab grew up in Baghdad in the period shaped by the long Iran-Iraq war, always fearful of attacks, raised by a father who was a pilot and a mother who was an unusually emancipated woman trained in biology.
Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  1980-1988 war fought to a standstill with hundreds of thousands of casualties; noted for Iranian human wave suicide attacks (especially of teenage boys) and Iraqi use of chemical weapons
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  • Zainab grew up in Baghdad in the period shaped by the long Iran-Iraq war, always fearful of attacks, raised by a father who was a pilot and a mother who was an unusually emancipated woman trained in biology.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Iran-Iraq War [9] , Abu Ghraib [8] , Iranian Revolution [8] , 1973 Oil Crisis [9] , Arab-Israeli conflict [9] , Iran hostage crisis [9] , intifada [9]
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