ME: List of modern conflicts in the Middle East

Timeline of Middle Eastern history.


FROM TO CONFLICT x x PARTICIPANTS CASUALTIES
1902 1932 UNIFICATION OF SAUDI ARABIA
Flag Participants
Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Emirate of Riyadh
Flag of Hejaz 1917.svg Kingdom of Hejaz
Standard of the Emir of Kuwait, 1956.svg Kuwaiti Emirate
Flag of Nejd (1926).svg Sultanate of Nejd
Jordan Emirate of Transjordan
Iraq Mandatory Iraq
Flag of Nejd (1926).svg Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz
8,000–9,000 KIA_icon
1914 1918 Middle Eastern theatre of World War I
Flag Participants
Flag of Persia (1910-1925).svg Persia
Flag of Egypt (1882-1922).svg Sultanate of Egypt
Flag of the Second Saudi State.svg Emirate of Nejd and Hasa
Flag of the Emirate of Ha'il.svg Emirate of Jabal Shammar
Flag of Kuwait (1915-1956).svg Sheikhdom of Kuwait
Flag of the Sultanate of Lahej.svg Sultanate of Lahej
Ottoman flag.svg Ottoman Empire
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Armenia.svg Armenia
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan
2.825M – 5M  KIA_icon
Ottoman Empire deaths including civilians
1M–1.5M  KIA_icon
Allied killed, wounded, captured or missing
1918 1922 SIMKO SHIKAK REVOLT
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Flag of Persia (1910-1925).svg Persia
 1,000–5,500  KIA_icon
1919 EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION OF 1919
Flag Participants
Egypt Sultanate of Egypt
 3,000  KIA_icon
1919 1923 TURKISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE
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Ottoman Empire
Greece
Armenia
Soviet Union
170,500–873,000  KIA_icon
1919 2003 IRAQI-KURDISH CONFLICT
Flag Participants
Iraq  
Iraq  
Iraq Iraq
Flag of Kingdom of Kurdistan (1922-1924).svg Kingdom of Kurdistan
 142,000–320,000  KIA_icon
1920 FRANCO-SYRIAN WAR
Flag Participants
Flag of Kingdom of Syria (1920-03-08 to 1920-07-24).svg Arab Kingdom of Syria
Flag of Syria French mandate.svg OETA
5,000  KIA_icon
1920 IRAQI REVOLT AGAINST THE BRITISH
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Iraq Mandatory Iraq
 2,050–9,000  KIA_icon
1923 ADWAN REBELLION
Flag Participants
Jordan Transjordan
100  KIA_icon
1924 1927 GREAT SYRIAN REVOLT (DRUZE WAR)
Flag Participants
Lebanese French flag.svg Greater Lebanon
State of Syria
Flag of Jabal ad-Druze (state).svg Jabal Druze
Alawite State
8,000–12,000  KIA_icon
1925 SHEIKH SAID REBELLION
Flag Participants
Turkey
15,000–250,500  KIA_icon
1929 1948 SECTARIAN CONFLICT IN MANDATORY PALESTINE
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Mandatory Palestine
8,280  KIA_icon
1930 ARARAT REBELLION
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Turkey
Kurdish flag (Khoiboun).png Republic of Ararat
4,500–47,000 KIA_icon
1933 SIMELE MASSACRE
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Kingdom of Iraq
3,000  KIA_icon
1934 SAUDI-YEMENI WAR
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
Flag of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen.svg Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen
2,100  KIA_icon
1935 IMAM REZA SHRINE REBELLION
Flag Participants
Iran
151 KIA_icon
1935 1936 1935–36 IRAQI SHIA REVOLTS
Flag Participants
Iraq
500  KIA_icon
1935 1935 YAZIDI REVOLT
Flag Participants
Iraq
200  KIA_icon
1937 DERSIM REBELLION
Flag Participants
Turkey
40,000–70,000  KIA_icon
1939 1945

World War II

(including the Anglo-Iraqi War, the Syria–Lebanon Campaign, and the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran)

Flag Participants
Iraq
Iran Iran
Lebanese French flag.svg French Mandate for
  Syria and the Lebanon
Mandatory Palestine
 16,000  KIA_icon
1946 EGYPTIAN STUDENT RIOTS
Flag Participants
Egypt Egypt
100–300  KIA_icon
1946 IRAN CRISIS OF 1946
Flag Participants
Iran
Republic of Mahabad
Azerbaijan people's government flag.svg Azerbaijan People’s Government
2,000  KIA_icon
1948

ARAB–ISRAELI CONFLICT 

(First Arab–Israeli War)

Flag Participants
Egypt Egypt
Flag of Hejaz 1917.svg All-Palestine Government
Egypt
United Arab Republic
Syrian Republic
Ba’athist Syria
Jordan
Lebanon
Palestinian Authority
Israel
73,000–84,000  KIA_icon
1948 ALWAZIRI COUP
Flag Participants
Yemen Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen
4,000–5,000  KIA_icon
1948 AL-WATHBAH UPRISING
Flag Participants
Iraq
 300–400  KIA_icon
1952 EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION OF 1952
Flag Participants
Egypt Egypt
 1,000  KIA_icon
1953 1953 IRANIAN COUP D’ÉTAT
Flag Participants
Iran
 300–800  KIA_icon
1954 1960 JEBEL AKHDAR WAR
Flag Participants
Flag of Muscat.svg Sultanate of Muscat
Flag of Muscat.svg Sultanate of Oman
 100–523  KIA_icon
1955 1963 CYPRIOT INTERCOMMUNAL VIOLENCE
Flag Participants
Cyprus
 400–600  KIA_icon
1956 1960 YEMENI-ADENESE CLAN VIOLENCE
Flag Participants
Aden
 1,000  KIA_icon
1956

The Suez War

(Second Arab–Israeli War)

Flag Participants
Israel
United Kingdom
France
Egypt Egypt
231 KIA_icon Israel
16 KIA_icon UK
10 KIA_icon France
 Egypt
1,000 KIA_icon Civilians
1,650 KIA_icon Military
1958 1958 LEBANON CRISIS
Flag Participants
Lebanon
 1,300–4,000  KIA_icon
1958 1958 IRAQI REVOLUTION
Flag Participants
Arab Federation
 100  KIA_icon
1959 1959 MOSUL UPRISING
Flag Participants
Iraq Iraqi Republic
2,000–4,000  KIA_icon
1962 1970 NORTH YEMEN CIVIL WAR
Flag Participants
North Yemen
 100,000–200,000 KIA_icon
1962 1975 DHOFAR REBELLION
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Oman
10,000 KIA_icon
1963 WHITE REVOLUTION (IRAN)
Flag Participants
Iran
100  KIA_icon
1963 FEBRUARY 1963 BA’ATHIST IRAQI COUP
Flag Participants
Iraq
1,000  KIA_icon
1963 8TH OF MARCH SYRIAN REVOLUTION
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United Arab Republic
Syria
820  KIA_icon
1963 1967 ADEN EMERGENCY
Flag Participants
Federation of South Arabia
South Yemen
2,096  KIA_icon
1963 NOVEMBER 1963 IRAQI COUP
Flag Participants
Iraq
250  KIA_icon
1964 1964 HAMA RIOT
Flag Participants
Syria
70–100  KIA_icon
1966 1966 NEO-BA’ATHIST COUP D’ÉTAT IN SYRIA
Flag Participants
Syria
400  KIA_icon
1967 1967

Arab–Israeli 6 Day War

(Third Arab–Israeli War)

Flag Participants
Israel
Egypt
Jordan
Syria
776- 983 KIA_icon Israel
10- 15,000 KIA_icon Egypt
6,000 KIA_icon Jordan
2,500 KIA_icon Syria
1970 1971 JORDANIAN-PALESTINIAN CIVIL WAR
Flag Participants
Jordan
2,000–25,000  KIA_icon
1973 1973 

Arab–Israeli 21 Day War “Yom Kippur War”

(Fourth Arab–Israeli War) Oct 6-25th

Flag Participants
Israel
Algeria
Cuba
Egypt
Jordan
Iraq Iraq
Libya Libya
Morocco
Saudi Arabia
Syria
2,521- 2,800 KIA_icon Israel
5 – 15,000 KIA_icon Egypt
23 KIA_icon Jordan
278 KIA_icon Iraq
3 – 3,500 KIA_icon Syria
1974 TURKISH INVASION OF CYPRUS
Flag Participants
Cyprus
1,500–5,000  KIA_icon
1975 1990 LEBANESE CIVIL WAR
Flag Participants
Lebanon
150,000  KIA_icon
1976 1979 POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN TURKEY, 1970S
Flag Participants
Turkey
5,000–5,388  KIA_icon
1978 KURDISH–TURKEY CONFLICT
Flag Participants
Turkey
Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraq
30,000–100,000  KIA_icon
1979 IRANIAN REVOLUTION
Flag Participants
Iran
3,164–60,000  KIA_icon
1979 1980 CONSOLIDATION OF THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION
Flag Participants
Iran
10,171  KIA_icon
1979 1983 SAUDI EASTERN PROVINCE UNREST
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
182–219  KIA_icon
1979 GRAND MOSQUE SEIZURE
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
307  KIA_icon
1980 1980 TURKISH COUP D’ÉTAT
Flag Participants
Turkey
127–550  KIA_icon
1980 SADR UPRISING (1980)
Flag Participants
Iraq
1,000–30,000  KIA_icon
1980 1988 IRAN–IRAQ WAR
Flag Participants
Iran
Iraq
Kuwait
1,000,000–1,250,000  KIA_icon
1982 1982 HAMA MASSACRE
Flag Participants
Syria
40,000-50,000  KIA_icon
1986 1986 SOUTH YEMEN CIVIL WAR
Flag Participants
South Yemen
5,000–12,00X  KIA_icon
1986 1986 1986 EGYPTIAN CONSCRIPTION RIOT
Flag Participants
Egypt
107  KIA_icon
1986 1986 1986 DAMASCUS BOMBINGS
Flag Participants
Syria
204  KIA_icon
1987 1987 IRANIAN PILGRIM RIOT (Mecca massacre)
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
402  KIA_icon
1987 1988 ANO EXECUTIONS
Flag Participants
Lebanon
Syria
170  KIA_icon
1989 1996 KDPI INSURGENCY (1989–96)
Flag Participants
Iran
168-503  KIA_icon
1990 1991 GULF WAR
Flag Participants
 Iraq
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
40,000–57,000  KIA_icon
1991 1991 1991 UPRISINGS IN IRAQ
Flag Participants
Iraq
1,300–2,000  KIA_icon
1992 2000 MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD TERROR CAMPAIGN
Flag Participants
Egypt
1,300–2,000  KIA_icon
1994 1994 CIVIL WAR IN YEMEN
Flag Participants
Yemen
7,000–10,000  KIA_icon
1995 ISLAMIC INSURGENCY IN SAUDI ARABIA
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
300  KIA_icon
1998 OPERATION DESERT FOX 
(Iraqi no-fly zones)
Flag Participants
Iraq
2,000  KIA_icon
1999 1999 SHIA UPRISING IN IRAQ
Flag Participants
Iraq
100–200  KIA_icon
2003 2011 IRAQ WAR
Flag Participants
Iraq Ba’athist Iraq
109,032–650,726  KIA_icon
2004 QAMISHLI MASSACRE (2004)
Flag Participants
Iraq
Syria
30–100  KIA_icon
2004 2014 SHIA INSURGENCY IN YEMEN
Flag Participants
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
8,500–25,000  KIA_icon
2004 IRAN–PJAK CONFLICT
Flag Participants
Iran
Iraqi Kurdistan
588–747  KIA_icon
2006 2014 FATAH–HAMAS CONFLICT
Flag Participants
Palestinian Authority
Flag of Hamas.svg Gaza Strip
600  KIA_icon
2006 2006 LEBANON WAR
Flag Participants
Lebanon
1200  KIA_icon
2007 NAHR AL-BARED FIGHTING
Flag Participants
Lebanon
480  KIA_icon
2008 2008 LEBANON CONFLICT
Flag Participants
Lebanon
105  KIA_icon
2009 2015 SOUTH YEMEN INSURGENCY
Flag Participants
Yemen
2,100+  KIA_icon
2009 2010 IRANIAN ELECTION PROTESTS
Flag Participants
Iran
72–150  KIA_icon
2010 2015 YEMENI AL-QAEDA CRACKDOWN
Flag Participants
Yemen
3,000+  KIA_icon
2011 2014 EGYPTIAN CRISIS (2011–14)
Flag Participants
Egypt
4,000+  KIA_icon
2011 2011 BAHRAINI UPRISING
Flag Participants
Bahrain
100+  KIA_icon
2011 Active YEMENI CRISIS (2011–PRESENT)
Flag Participants
Yemen
9,000+  KIA_icon
2011 Active SYRIAN CIVIL WAR
Flag Participants
Syria
250,000-470,000+  KIA_icon
2011 Active SINAI INSURGENCY
Flag Participants
Egypt
2,800+  KIA_icon
2011 Active IRAQI INSURGENCY
  (post-U.S. withdrawal)
Flag Participants
Iraq
54,000+  KIA_icon
2011 Active SYRIAN CIVIL WAR SPILLOVER IN LEBANON
Flag Participants
Lebanon
800  KIA_icon

 

SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org

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