List of Wars 1970 – 1979

Home List of Wars 1970 – 1979

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FinishName of conflictBelligerents
Victorious party (if applicable)

Defeated party (if applicable)

19701971Black September in Jordan Jordan PLO
Syria
19701972Reggio revolt Italy Christian Democracy
Italian Social Movement
Italian Social Democratic Party
National Italian Workers’ Union
Italian General Confederation of Labour
‘Ndrangheta
19701982Dirty War (Mexico) Mexico
USA
Party of the Poor
Liga Comunista 23 de Septiembre
19711971Bangladesh Liberation War
Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
 Provisional Government of Bangladesh
India
 Pakistan
197119721971 Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Insurrection Ceylon JVP
19711971Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Bangladesh Liberation War and the Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
 India[44][45][46] Pakistan
19711971Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunbs conflict Iran Sharjah
197219721972 invasion of Uganda[47] Uganda FRONASA
19721974First Eritrean Civil War EPLF ELF
197219751972–1975 Bangladesh insurgency Bangladesh Bangladesh Gonobahini

Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party

197319731973 Samita border skirmish Iraq Kuwait
19731973Yom Kippur War Israel Egypt
Syria
Combat support:·          Iraq

·          Jordan

·          Algeria[48]

·          Cuba[49][50]

·          Morocco[51]

19731990Armed resistance in Chile (1973–90) Chile Revolutionary Left Movement
Manuel Rodríguez Patriotic Front
Lautaro Youth Movement
1973OngoingOromo Conflict Ethiopian Empire (1973–1975)
Derg (1975–1987)
PDRE (1987–1991)
Transitional Government of Ethiopia (1991–1995)
Ethiopia (1995–present)
 OLF
IFLO
OIM
COPLF
OYRM
19741978Gombe Chimpanzee WarKasakela chimpanzeesKahama chimpanzees
19741974Turkish invasion of Cyprus Turkey Cyprus
Greece
19741974Battle of the Paracel Islands China South Vietnam
19741991Ethiopian Civil War EPRP
TPLF
MEISON
ANDMEDUP
OLF
ONLF
WSLF
ALF
 Ethiopian government
Cuba
East Germany
Soviet Union
North Korea
Libya
19741975Second Iraqi–Kurdish War Ba’athist Iraq KDP
197419751974–75 Shatt al-Arab clashes Ba’athist Iraq Imperial State of Iran
19751975Islamist uprising in the Panjshir Valley Kingdom of AfghanistanForces loyal to Ahmad Shah Massoud
19752002Angolan Civil War MPLA
Cuba
Soviet Union
East Germany
SWAPO
MK
Vietnam
Portugal
 FNLA
UNITA
South Africa
FLEC
Zaire
United States
China
1975OngoingCabinda War Angola
Cuba
East Germany(1975–1990)
Soviet Union (1975–1991)
 FLEC
19751991Western Sahara War
Part of the Western Sahara conflict
 Morocco
Mauritania (1975–1979)
France (1977–1978)
 Polisario Front
Algeria (1976)
19751979PUK insurgency Iraq PUK
KDP
19751990Lebanese Civil War LF
Syria (until 1976)Tigers Militia
ALZ

Israel (1982)
SLA

United States
France
Italy

 Syria
PLA
ADFLNM (until 1982)
LNRF (from 1982)
Amal
LCP
SSNP
PLO (1978–1983)

Hezbollah

19751989Cambodian–Vietnamese War Vietnam
FUNSK
 Democratic Kampuchea
Thailand
United States
1975OngoingInsurgency in Laos Laos
Vietnam
Hmong insurgents
United States
19751975Indonesian invasion of East Timor Indonesia Fretilin / Falintil
1976Early 1980sRebellion of the Lost [pt] Brazilian military governmentRebels
19761983Dirty War Argentina Montoneros
ERP
19762005Insurgency in Aceh Indonesia Free Aceh Movement
19761980Political violence in Turkey (1976–80)Right-wing groups:

Grey Wolves (MHP)

Left-wing groups:
TKP/ML (TİKKO)
THKO
Devrimci Yol
19771977Safar uprising[52] Ba’athist IraqRebels
19771992Mozambican Civil War FRELIMO RENAMO
19771977Libyan–Egyptian War Egypt Libya
19771978Ethio-Somali War Ethiopia
Cuba
South Yemen
Soviet Union
 Somalia
19771997Chittagong Hill Tracts conflict Bangladesh Shanti Bahini
19771977Shaba I Zaire
Morocco
Egypt
France
 FNLC
19781978Shaba II Zaire
France
Belgium
United States
 FNLC
197819781978 South Lebanon conflict Israel
SLA
 PLO
19781979Uganda–Tanzania War Tanzania
UNLA
Mozambique
 Uganda
Libya
PLO
19781987Chadian–Libyan conflict CAF
FranceFAN
FANT
 Libya
FROLINAT
GUNT
1978OngoingKurdish–Turkish conflict Turkey
KDP
PUK
 PKK
KCK
PJAK
KDP/North
19781982NDF Rebellion North YemenNDF
19791979Grand Mosque seizure Saudi Arabia al-Ikhwan
197919791979 Herat uprising Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Army mutineers
19791979Yemenite War of 1979 North Yemen South Yemen
NDF
197919791979 Khuzestan uprising Iran APCO

DRFLA
PFLA
AFLA

19791979Sino-Vietnamese War China Vietnam
19791990Sino-Vietnamese conflicts 1979–90 China Vietnam
19791982Islamist uprising in Syria Syria Muslim Brotherhood of Syria
197919831979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran Iran KDP-I
19791988Al-Ansar insurgency IraqIraqi Communist Party
197919801979–1980 Shia uprising in Iraq IraqShiite rebels
19791989Soviet–Afghan WarPeshawar Seven
Tehran Eight
AMFFF
 Soviet Union
Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
19791992Salvadoran Civil War Salvadoran government FMLN
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