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Bombing of Israel
Part of the Gulf War
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Patriot missiles launch to intercept an Iraqi Scud over Tel Aviv
Date17 January 1991 – 23 February 1991

Militarily inconclusive

Iraqi political failure
 Israel Iraq
Commanders and leaders
Israel Yitzhak Shamir
Israel Chaim Herzog
Saddam Hussein
Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai
Unknown 39 scud missiles
Casualties and losses
74 Israeli civilians killed None

The 1991 Iraqi rocket attacks on Israel was a missile strike campaign on Israel from 17 January to 28 February 1991, by Iraq[1] in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation during the Gulf War.


  1. "Iraqi missiles strike Israel". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media Limited. 18 January 1991. Retrieved 29 July 2020. 

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