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There are a number of significant overarching conflicts which include the Israeli-Arab conflict (1920s-Ongoing), the Arab Nationalists vs. Monarchies conflicts in Iraq, Egypt, Tunisia, and others (in the 1950s-1970s), border clashes between the Saudis and Iraqis/Jordanians and the Moroccans and Algerians (in the 1980s), the Syrian-Lebanese Conflict and the Lebanese Civil War (1970s-2000s), the Kurdish Repression in Turkey, Iraq, and Iran, the Islamic Revolution (1979), the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1986), the Persian Gulf Wars 1 & 2 (1990-1, 2003-2011), the Yemeni Civil War (1970s), and the Arab Spring Wars (2010-Ongoing).

Note: This list is not exhaustive and some of these conflicts involve multiple battles or wars inside of them.

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The 1948 Arab - Israeli war, the Suez Affair, the Six Day War of 1967 and the first Iraq war of 1991

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