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Iran-Iraq war  1980  22 September - Start of Iran-Iraq war which lasts for eight years.  1985  - After the US and Soviet Union halted arms supplies, the US attempted to win the release of  hostages in Lebanon by offering secret arms deals, this would later become known as the Iran-Contra  affair. 1988  July - Iran accepts a ceasefire agreement with Iraq following negotiations in Geneva under the  aegis of the UN 1990  - Iran remains neutral following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.  1990  September - Iran and Iraq resume diplomatic ties 2003  September - UN nuclear watchdog, IAEA, gives Tehran weeks to prove it is not pursuing an 
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Unformatted text preview: atomic weapons programme. ALGERIA • Full name: The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria • Population: 33.9 million (UN, 2007) • Capital: Algiers • Area: 2.4 million sq km (919,595 sq miles) • Major languages: Arabic, French, Berber • Major religion: Islam • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 74 years (women) (UN) • Monetary unit: 1 dinar = 100 centimes • Main exports: Oil, gas • GNI per capita: US $2,730 (World Bank, 2006) • Internet domain: .dz • International dialling code: +213...
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  • Spring '06
  • kathy
  • Algeria, secret arms deals, International dialling code, Iran­Iraq war, Berber  Major religion, Islam  Life expectancy

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