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Operation Quds-1
Part of Iran–Iraq War
Date14–18 June 1985
(4 days)
LocationHur al-Hawizeh, East of the Tigris River in Iraq
Result Breaking the resistance of the Ba'athist forces in Iraq
Belligerents
 Iraq  Iran
Commanders and leaders
Iraq Saddam Hussein Iran Ruhollah Khomeini
(Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps)

Operation Quds-1 (Persian: عملیات قدس-۱‎) is the name of a military operation[1][2][3][4] which was started on June 14, 1985 during the Iran-Iraq war. The operation was launched by the forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of the Islamic Republic of Iran under the code name of "Ya Mohammad Rasoolullah" (Persian: یامحمد رسول‌الله) in the "Hur al-Hawizeh (Hawizeh Marshes)" operational zone which is located at the east of the Tigris River in Iraq. The goal of Quds-1 operation was to annihilate the Ba'athist forces in Iraq and in order to disrupt the cohesion of Saddam's army in the region; The size of the area was approximately one hundred and eighty square kilometers.[5][6][7][8][9]

At the mentioned operation,[10][11][12][13] which lasted for about 4 days, the forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (of Iran) captured two checkpoints, namely "Abu-Dharr" and "Abu-Laila"; and as a result, the Iraqi Ba'athist resistance was finished. At the initial step/day of the operation, Saddam's army did chemical/explosive attacks against Iranians by utilizing PC7s and helicopters.[14][15][16]

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  1. Operation Quds 1 tebyan.net, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  2. An overview of the results of Operation Quds 1 isna.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  3. Operation Quds-1 aviny.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  4. Anniversary of "Operation Quds 1" isna.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  5. An overview of the tactics and method of operation "Quds 1" + operation plan tasnimnews.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  6. Operation Quds-1 aviny.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  7. The role of the 25th Karbala Special Division of Mazandaran in Operation Quds 1 defapress.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  8. Crushing the enemy resistance in Operation Quds-1 irna.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  9. "Operation Quds 1" at a glance defapress.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  10. Proud operation of Quds hawzah.net, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  11. "Operation Quds 1" irna.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  12. Operation "Quds 1" jamejamonline.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  13. Operation Quds; An Introduction to the Conquest of Faw mehrnews.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  14. Operation Quds-1 aviny.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  15. "Operation Quds 1" at a glance isna.ir, Retrieved 31 January 2021
  16. An overview of the tactics and method of operation "Quds 1" + operation plan tasnimnews.com, Retrieved 31 January 2021


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