Events

Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1990
War
1/1/1990

More About 1990 Invasion of Kuwait

Key Facts of Iraqi Invasion
  • Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990
  • This kicked off the Persion Gulf War

Impact on Price of Oil
  • Cause the price of oil to skyrocket

Why Did Iraq Invade Kuwait
  • Official reason is that Kuwait was drilling oil under Iraqi lands
  • Un-Official reason was that the Kuwaiti Emir insulted Iraqi women