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Iranian-Saudi War
Part of the Second Cold War
SaudiForcesEnteringSyria.jpg
Saudi forces entering Syria
Date August 14, 2019 - May 6, 2024 (4 years, 8 months, 3 weeks and 3 days)
Location Middle East
Result Coalition victory

- Saudi Arabia becomes dominant power in the Middle East

- Many nations under Saudi influence

- End of Syrian, Iraqi and Yemeni regimes

- Iran repulsed from Kuwait, Syria, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia

- Coalition occupation of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen

- Beginning of the Arab Summer

- Independence of Kurdistan

- Turkey annexes parts of northern Syria

- Saudi Arabia annexes parts of coastal Iran

- Beginning of Saudi-American Split

Belligerents
Saudi Arabia

Supported by:

- United States

- United Kingdom

- Australia

- France

- Spain

- Germany

- Turkey

- Israel

- Egypt

- Jordan

- Kuwait

- Bahrain

- United Arab Emirates

- Yemen

- Canada (2020-24)

- India (2021-24)

Iran

Supported by:

- Russia

- China

- Syria

- Iraq

- Lebanon

- Oman (2020-24)

- Pakistan (2021-24)

- Venezuela (2022-24)

Commanders
King Salman

Donald Trump

Joe Biden

Theresa May

Malcolm Turnbull

Emmanuel Macron

Mariano Rajoy

Angela Merkel

Justin Trudeau

Narendra Damodardas Modi

Ali Khamenei

Vladimir Putin

Xi Jinping

Bashar al-Assad

Fuad Masum

Michel Aoun

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Nicolás Maduro

The Iranian-Saudi War, also known as the Great Middle Eastern War or the Third Gulf War, was a military conflict that took place in the Middle East from 2019 to 2024, although related conflicts began earlier. The nation involved all of the major powers in the Middle East, as well as several other nations that had intervened in the conflict, assembled in two military alliances, one led by Saudi Arabia and the other led by Iran.

Iran and Saudi Arabia had been involved in a cold war for several decades before the war, competing for influence over the Middle East, and had supported various groups, rebels, and militias in nations across the region, but the conflict is generally said to have begun on August 14, 2019, when Iran launched a massive bombing campaign on Saudi Arabia, damaging its infrastructure and military capabilities. In a series of campaigns and treaties, Iran and its allies conquered or controlled much of the Middle East,

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