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Invasion of Kuwait
1990 - 1991
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||Islam (shia and sunni)
||Arabic. Kurdish is the main minority language.
||The British League of Nations' Trust Territory of Iraq became
independent in 1932.
For a short period in 1958, it formed a federation with
Jordan as the "Arab Union".
After the war following the annexation of Kuwait,
the northern Kurdistan region became a self-governing region under international
United Nations: Ralf Hegewald Collection