List of Wars 1980 – 1989

Home List of Wars 1980 – 1989

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FinishName of conflictBelligerents
Victorious party (if applicable)

Defeated party (if applicable)

February 198024 March 1981Second Eritrean Civil War Eritrean People’s Liberation Front Eritrean Liberation Front
17 May 1980OngoingInternal conflict in Peru Peru
Rondas Campesinas
 Shining Path
Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement
18 May 198027 May 1980Gwangju Uprising South KoreaGwangju Settlement Committees
9 July 198010 July 1980Nojeh coup plot IranRoyalist Officers
August 1980September 1980Coconut War Vanuatu
Papua New Guinea
 Nagriamel rebels
12 September 1980OngoingMaoist insurgency in Turkey Turkey TKP/ML-TİKKO

MKP-HKO-PHG

MLKP

Maoist Party Centre

THKP-C
(Dissolved)
THKO
(Dissolved)

22 September 198020 August 1988Iran–Iraq War Iraq
MEK
DRFLASupported by:[show]
 Iran
KDP
PUK
ISCISupported by:[show]
25 January 19815 February 1981Paquisha War Peru Ecuador
6 February 198125 January 1986Ugandan Bush War National Resistance Army Uganda National Liberation Army
8 February 198112 February 19811981 Entumbane uprising Zimbabwe ZIPRA
29 July 19811 August 19811981 Gambian coup d’état attempt Gambia
Senegal
National Revolutionary Council
1982OngoingCasamance conflict Senegal
Gambia
Guinea-Bissau
 Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance
25 January 19821982 Amol uprising Iran Union of Iranian Communists
2 April 198214 June 1982Falklands War United Kingdom Argentina
19821982Ndogboyosoi War Sierra LeoneSLPP
6 June 1982June 19851982 Lebanon War PLO
Syria
Hezbollah
Jammoul
AmalAl-Mourabitoun

Islamic Amal

ASALA

Al-Tawhid

PKK

 Israel
SLA
Lebanese Front
18 February 198525 May 2000Security Zone conflict Hezbollah
Jammoul
Amal
June 1982August 19821982 Ethiopian–Somali Border War Somalia Ethiopia
Somali Salvation Democratic Front
18 April 19831983Chadian–Nigerian War Nigeria Chad
1983OngoingMolossian–East German War Republic of Molossia East Germany
5 June 19839 January 2005Second Sudanese Civil War SPLA
SPLA-Nasir
SSLM
Anyanya II
Eastern Coalition
 Sudan
SSDF
Janjaweed
LRA
23 July 198318 May 2009Sri Lankan Civil War Sri Lanka
India (1987–1990)
 Tamil Tigers
September 19831985Kurdish rebellion of 1983
Part of the Iran–Iraq War
 Iraq KDP
PUK
25 October 198329 October 1983Invasion of Grenada United States
Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados
Dominica
Jamaica
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 Grenada
Cuba
13 April 198425 November 2003Siachen conflict India[53][54][55] Pakistan
25 December 198530 December 1985Agacher Strip War Mali Burkina Faso
13 January 198624 January 1986South Yemen Civil War Abdul Fattah Ismail‘s faction Ali Nasir Muhammad‘s faction
15 April 19861986 United States bombing of Libya United States Libya
November 19861992Surinamese Interior War SurinameJungle Commando

Tucayana Amazonas

19861987Ciskei-Transkei conflict Ciskei Transkei
15 November 1987Brașov rebellion Socialist Republic of RomaniaDemonstrators
19871991Singing RevolutionCitizens of the Baltic States:

Lithuania

Latvia

Estonia

 Soviet Union
8 December 19871 November 1991

(or 13 September 1993)

First Intifada Israel Unified National Leadership of the Uprising

Hamas

Palestinian Islamic Jihad

198719891987–89 JVP insurrection Sri Lanka JVP
198719871987 Sino-Indian skirmish India China
1987OngoingLord’s Resistance Army insurgency Uganda
South Sudan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
MONUC
Central African Republic
 Lord’s Resistance Army
20 February 198812 May 1994Nagorno-Karabakh War Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia
 Azerbaijan
1 December 198820 April 1998Bougainville Civil War Bougainville Revolutionary Army Papua New Guinea
15 February 198930 April 1992Civil war in Afghanistan (1989–92)
part of the war in afghanistan(1978–present)
 Mujahideen

Supported by:[show]

 Democratic Republic of Afghanistan

Supported by:[show]

9 April 198918 July 1991Mauritania–Senegal Border War Mauritania Senegal
13 July 198923 August 1996KDPI insurgency (1989–96) Government of Iran KDP-I
13 July 1989OngoingInsurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
Part of the Kashmir conflict
 India Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami
Lashkar-e-TaibaJaish-e-Mohammed
Hizbul Mujahideen
Harkat-ul-Mujahideen
Al-Badr
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front
16 December 198927 December 1989Romanian Revolution Anti-Ceaușescu protestors
Romanian Army
Dissident members of the Communist Party
 Socialist Republic of Romania
Securitate and other loyalist forces
20 December 198931 January 1990United States invasion of Panama United States

Panamanian opposition

 Panama
24 December 19892 August 1997First Liberian Civil WarNational Patriotic Front of Liberia

Supported by:

Libya

 Armed Forces of Liberia
ULIMO
United Nations
Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia

 

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