It depends on the war.
During the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991, the two nations were adversaries, but in the previous Iran-Iraq War of 1980-1988, the two countries were allies against Iran.
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Why did the Iraqis offer to withdraw from Kuwait during the Gulf War?
"The Iraqis offered to withdraw from Kuwait during the gulf war"? Which gulf war? They may have made that offer during the Iran-Iraq War of 1980-1988; but then Kuwait may not have been involved during that time period. If Iraq made that offer in 1991, during Operation Desert Storm...then there would NOT HAVE BEEN A DESERT STORM! The whole purpose of Operation Desert Storm was to eject Iraq from Kuwait. If Iraq offered to leave...then that would negate the military action needed...
What country did Iraq invade in 1990 claiming it as its 19 province?
Kuwait, to Iraq's southwest, was conquered by Iraq in 1990. It was considered the 19th province of Iraq since during the Ottoman Period, Kuwait was part of the Mesopotamian region dominated by Iraq. However, the separation of Kuwait by the British early on made it independent to all but the Iraqis. ...
How long does it take to get from Kuwait to Iraq?
The distance between Kuwait and Iraq (to each other's capitals) is 347 miles. You can go by road - would take you 1 hours to enter Iraq from Kuwait City. In the pedantic sense, as Iraq and Kuwait border each other, you can go from Iraq to Kuwait by simply standing on the border and stepping over, so it would take virtually no time to go from Kuwait to Iraq. ...
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What was the major cause of the 1990 Gulf War and Desert Storm?
Operation Desert Storm was part of the military response to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on the 2nd of August 1990 which led to Operation Desert Shield in Saudi Arabia and then the retaking of Kuwait and the invasion of Iraq in Operation Desert Storm. The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait was precipitated due to disagreements about the abstraction of oil from the oil fields on the Iraq-Kuwait border (Iraq accused Kuwait of the over production of oil from this field) as well...