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This is a list of wars that Iraq has been involved in.

Conflict Iraq
and allies
Opponents Results
First Barzani Revolt
(1931–1932)
Kingdom of Iraq Iraq
 United Kingdom
Iraq Barzani rebels Victory
  • Uprising quelled.
Iraqi Shia Revolts
(1935–36)
Kingdom of Iraq Iraq Iraq Shia rebels Victory
  • Uprising quelled.
Anglo-Iraqi War
(1941)
Kingdom of Iraq Iraq
Iraq Arab irregulars
Syria Syrian Committee
 Nazi Germany
 Kingdom of Italy
 United Kingdom
 British Raj
Iraq Royalists
Jordan Transjordan
 Australia
 New Zealand
Defeat
  • Re-installation of Hashemite royal dynasty and pro-British government.
  • Defeat of the German-Italian attempt to entrench an Axis state in Iraq.
Second Barzani Revolt
(1943-1945)
Kingdom of Iraq Iraq Iraq Barzani rebels Victory
  • Uprising quelled.
First Arab-Israeli War
(1948–1949)
Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt
 Kingdom of Iraq
Jordan Transjordan
Syria Syria
 Lebanon
Flag of Hejaz 1917.svg HWA
Arab League ALF
 Israel Defeat
14 July Revolution
(1958)
Arab Federation Arab Federation Arab Federation Free Officers Regime change
Mosul uprising
(1959)
Iraq Iraq United Arab Republic Nasserist rebels Victory
  • Coup attempt defeated.
First Kurdish–Iraqi War
(1961–1970)
Iraq Iraq
 Syria
KDP Stalemate
Ramadan Revolution
(1963)
Iraq Iraq
Iraq IAF loyalists
Ba'ath Party
Iraq IAF coup plotters
Regime change
Ar-Rashid revolt
(1963)
Iraq Iraq Iraq Communist Party Victory
  • Uprising quelled.
Six Day War
(1967)
 Egypt
 Syria
 Jordan
Iraq Iraq
 Israel Defeat
  • Israel captured the Gaza Strip, Sinai, the West Bank and the Golan Heights.
Yom Kippur War
(1973)
Syria Egypt
 Syria
Iraq Iraq
 Israel Defeat
Second Kurdish–Iraqi War
(1974–1975)
Iraq Iraq KDP Victory
  • Iraq re-established control over Kurdistan.
Iran–Iraq War
(1980–1988)
Iraq Iraq
MEK
 Iran
KDP
PUK
Stalemate
Gulf War
(1990–1991)
25px Iraq  Kuwait
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
 United Kingdom
 Saudi Arabia
 France
 Canada
 Egypt
 Syria
 Oman
 UAE
 Qatar
Defeat
Shaaban Intifada
(1991)
Iraq Iraq
MEK
Shiite rebels
KDP
PUK
Victory
  • Uprisings suppressed.
  • Exodus of 2 million refugees from Iraq.
Iraqi-Kurdish Civil War
(1996)
Iraq Iraq
KDP
PUK
Iraq INC
Indecisive
  • Iraqi withdrawal from Iraqi Kurdistan.
Operation Desert Fox
(1998)
Iraq Iraq Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
 United Kingdom
Ceasefire
  • Much Iraqi infrastructure destroyed.
Iraq War
(2003–2011)
Iraq Iraq
Ba'ath Loyalists
SCJL
Naqshbandi Army
Islamic State of Iraq
Al-Qaeda
Mahdi Army
Special Groups
Badr Brigades
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
 United Kingdom
Iraq INC
Iraq New Iraqi Army
KDP
PUK
 Australia
 Poland
 Ukraine
 Italy
 Georgia
 Spain
 Dominican Republic
 Netherlands
 Denmark
 Bulgaria
Regime change

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