A report on 1974–75 Shatt al-Arab conflict, Iran–Iraq border and Iran–Iraq War
It was concentrated around the Shatt al-Arab, a river in Western Asia that partly flows along the Iran–Iraq border.- 1974–75 Shatt al-Arab conflict
It was the most significant spike of bilateral tensions between Iran and Iraq over the Shatt al-Arab waterway in times, and the continued border dispute and disagreements over this region both before and after the conflict ultimately led to the protracted Iran–Iraq War in the 1980s following the Iranian Revolution and subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.- 1974–75 Shatt al-Arab conflict
In 1969 Iran abrogated the 1937 treaty, resulting in the 1974–75 Shatt al-Arab clashes with Iraq on the Shatt al-Arab.- Iran–Iraq border
War broke out in 1980 when Iraq invaded Iran, leading to the eight-year long Iran–Iraq War.- Iran–Iraq border
Iran asked the border to run along the thalweg, the deepest point of the navigable channel.- Iran–Iraq War
The 1974–75 Shatt al-Arab clashes were a previous Iranian-Iraqi standoff in the region of the Shatt al-Arab waterway during the mid-1970s.- Iran–Iraq War
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The Iraqi invasion of Iran refers to the Iraqi military campaign against neighbouring Iran in 1980, when the Iraqi Armed Forces crossed the international border and invaded the country, sparking the protracted Iran–Iraq War.
Watching the powerful Iranian army that frustrated him in 1974–1975 disintegrate, he saw an opportunity to attack, using the threat of Islamic Revolution as a pretext.