Shi'ite Rebellion in Iraqi 1991-1993

[ 1991 - 1993 ]

[1991] ...a major Iranian-supported Shi'ite insurrection grew in southern Iraq... [it was] crushed by Iraqi forces.

[1992] Iraqi forces attacked Shi'ite populations in southern Iraq (April-December).

[1993] Government armored forces continued to attack Shi'ites in southern Iraq, forcing an estimated 200,000-300,000 into Iranian exile. Major United Nations air attacks on Iraqi ground batteries occurred (January) and air and missile attacks were made on Baghdad (June).

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