||Medal for the Palestine War,
1948-49 (Nut Herb Filistin 1948-49)
Established: Law No. 32 of 1959.
Obverse: White metal, 40 mm. An eight-pointed bronze star, enameled
red, with bronze flames on each point. In a central multi-colored
enameled medallion, a map of Palestine with Al-Aqsah Mosque in the
center and an armed soldier advancing from lower right. Lower left,
an inscription, "Aaidoon" or "We are coming back".
Reverse: Above, the curved Arabic inscription "Al-Jamhuriya
al-Iraqiya" or "The Iraqi Republic." Below, a scroll. The center is
Ribbon: 30 mm, equal stripes of black, green, red, green, and black.
Black 6 mm, green 6 mm, red 6 mm, green 6 mm, black 6 mm.
Awards: Between 8000 and 10000 Iraqi troops were sent to this war.
||Medal for the 1973 War with
Obverse: A 43-mm circular gilt medal, enemeled in concentric
circles (reading inward) in black, white, and red; the white circlet
bears two sets of three green-enameled stars (giving the overall
impression of the Iraqi flag). In the center, a gilt triangle, edged
green, with the white-enameled Arabic legand "6 Teshrin" or "6
October". Below, on a gilt plaque, the date "1973". Suspended by a
linked ring from a straight-bar suspender.
Ribbon: 35 mm, red with a center stripe of
yellow interwoven with gold metallic thread; 11 mm red, 13 mm
gold-yellow, 11 mm red.