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Iraq - Notable Historical Events

Saddam HusseinJul 16, 1979

George BushSep 16, 1990

Mikhail GorbachevNov 26, 1990

George W. BushJan 29, 2002

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Iraq - Historical Events
Date Event
1920-10-01

Sir Percy Cox landed in Basra to assume his responsibilities as high commissioner in Iraq.

1927-12-14

Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain

1929-08-11

Persia & Iraq sign friendship treaty

1930-07-01

Great Britain signs accord for Independence of Iraq

1931-03-26

Iraq & Trans-Jordan sign peace treaty

1931-04-22

Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty

1932-10-03

Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations

1935-01-14

Iraq-Mediterranean oil pipeline goes into use

1939-04-04

Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq

1939-09-11

Iraq & Saudi Arabia declare war on nazi-Germany

1941-04-01

Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq

1941-04-03

Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq

1941-04-17

British troop land in Iraq/Yugoslavia; surrender to nazis

1941-06-01

British troops occupy Bagdad, Iraq

1947-10-26

The British Military Occupation ends in Iraq.

1948-05-15

Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel

1948-05-28

Iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement

1951-08-13

Great Britain & Iraq sign new oil contract

1953-05-02

Feisal II installed as king of Iraq

1955-02-18

Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance

1955-02-24

Pact of Baghdad between Iraq & Turkey signed

1955-04-04

British government signs military treaty with Iraq

1956-07-16

King Faisal of Iraq begins visit to England

1958-02-14

Arab Federation of Iraq & Jordan forms

1958-03-03

Nuri ash Said becomes premier of Iraq

1958-05-13

Jordan & Iraq form Arab Federation

1958-07-14

General Abdul K Kassem forms a military government in Iraq overthrowing the monarchy

1958-08-02

Jordan & Iraq disolve their Arab Federation, after 3 months

1959-03-08

Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq

1959-03-16

Iraq & USSR sign economic/technical treaty

1959-03-24

Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact

1959-05-30

Iraq terminates milt assistance pact with US due to neutrality

1959-08-17

USSR & Iraq signs contract for building Iraqi nuclear reactor

1960-03-26

Iraq executes 30 after attack on Pres Kassem

1960-09-14

Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia & Venezuela form Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

1961-06-24

Iraq demands dominion over Kuwait

1961-06-25

Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

1964-08-14

Egypt/Iraq/Jordan/Kuwait/Syria form common market

1967-06-10

Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help

1968-07-17

Revolt in Iraq

1968-09-22

Iraq adopts constitution

1970-03-11

Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation

1970-07-16

Iraq's constitution goes into effect

1972-04-09

USSR & Iraq sign friendship treaty

1972-06-01

Iraq nationalizes Iraq Petroleum Company's (IPC) concession owned by British Petroleum, Royal Dutch-Shell, Compagnie Francaise des Petroles, Mobil and Standard Oil of New Jersey

1972-06-09

In a show of support for Iraq, OPEC moves to prevent companies whose interests were nationalized in Iraq from increasing production elsewhere

1973-02-28

Iraq and Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) reach an agreement on compensation for nationalization

1973-10-07

Iraq nationalizes Exxon and Mobil shares in Basrah Petroleum Company representing 23.75 percent equity in the company.

1973-10-16

The Gulf Six (Iran, Iraq, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar) unilaterally raise the posted price of Saudi Light marker crude-oil by 17 percent

1973-11-25

3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai

1974-12-22

Iraq announces plans to increase its oil production capacity

1975-01-19

4 mail truck assault on El Al B-747 in Paris, escape to Iraq

1975-03-06

Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.

1975-12-09

Iraq completes nationalization by taking over the BP, CFP, and Shell shares of the Basrah Petroleum Company

1977-12-05

Egypt breaks dipl relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen

1978-10-06

Iraq declares Ayatollah Khomeini an undesirable person

1979-07-16

Premier/pres al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein

1980-09-17

Iraq under Saddam Hussein signs accord with Algeria

1980-09-17

Iraq breaks 1975 treaty with Iran and proclaims sovereignty over Shatt al-Arab waterway

1980-09-22

Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway

1980-11-10

Iraq captures southern port of Khorramshahr

1981-02-01

French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq

1982-03-22

Iran offensive against Iraq

1982-05-24

Liberation of Khorramshahr, Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War.

1982-07-13

Iran launches first attack into Iraq

1982-08-14

Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq

1983-04-01

Iraq increases missile attacks on Iran

1983-06-20

Iran moves into northern Iraq (casualties top 13,800 in ten days)

1984-02-15

500,000 Iranian soldiers move into Iraq

1984-02-24

Iraq resumes air attack on Iran

1984-03-02

Iran offensive against Iraq fails

1984-03-05

US accuse Iraq of using poison gas

1984-05-26

US President President Ronald Reagan rules out US military intervention in Iran-Iraq war

1984-11-26

US & Iraq re-establish diplomatic relations

1986-02-11

Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq

1986-02-25

Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao

1986-05-07

Iraq bombs a Tehran oil refiner

1986-07-27

Iraqi jets attack central Iranian city of Arak; Iran threatens missile attack of gulf states supporting Iraq

1986-08-12

Iran fires missile at refinery near Baghdad; Iraq raids Iranian terminal at Sirri Island severely disrupting Iranian exports

1988-03-01

Iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran

1988-03-17

Iran says Iraq uses poison gas

1988-08-08

Cease fire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war

1988-08-19

Iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT)

1988-08-25

Iran & Iraq begin talks to end their 8 year war

1988-09-03

Estimated by this date 50,000 Kurdish civilians and soldiers killed by Iraq, many using chemical weapons, in aftermath of Iran-Iraq War

1989-01-13

Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq

1989-02-16

Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market

1990-04-11

Customs officers in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, say they have seized what they believe to be the barrel of a massive gun on a ship bound for Iraq.

1990-07-17

Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq

1990-07-24

US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait

1990-07-25

US Ambassador tells Iraq, US won't take sides in Iraq-Kuwait dispute

1990-08-01

Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait

1990-08-02

Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia

1990-08-04

European community proposes a boycott of Iraq

1990-08-06

UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba & Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq

1990-08-08

Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province

1990-08-16

Iraq orders 4000 Britons & 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq

1990-08-20

Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields)

1990-08-25

UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq

1990-08-27

52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq

1990-08-29

Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq

1990-09-06

US citizen is shot in Kuwait; oil markets surge on aggressive U.S. statements toward Iraq

1990-09-09

George H W Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait

1990-09-10

Iran agrees to resume diplomatic ties with Iraq

1990-09-16

Iraq televises an 8 minute uncensored speech from George Bush

1990-09-24

Iraq invades the French and Dutch missions in Kuwait; French President Mitterrand called the action a violation of international law; a U.S. warship boards an Iraqi-flagged tanker bound for the port of Basrah

1990-09-24

Saddam Hussein states his willingness to strike first and his intention to damage oil fields in the region if Iraq does strike

1990-09-25

UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq

1990-10-01

US President Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait

1990-10-11

UK Foreign Secretary Hurd says force would be used if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait

1990-10-20

Antiwar protest marches begin in 20 US cities (US-Iraq)

1990-10-23

Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages

1990-11-04

Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"

1990-11-20

Soviet Union shows reluctance to endorse the use of force against Iraq

1990-11-26

Mikhail Gorbachev tells Iraq to get out of Kuwait

1990-11-26

US proposes addition to UN resolution that would require Iraq's withdrawal from Kuwait by January 1

1990-11-29

UN Security Council approves US-sponsored resolution authorizing the use of force in the Persian Gulf if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991

1990-12-01

Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks

1990-12-04

Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages

1990-12-04

An Iraqi official reports that Iraq will withdraw if it can retain control of the Rumailah field and keep Bubiyan and Werbah islands; also says that demands that the Palestinian issue be treated separately would not be surmountable

1990-12-05

Iraq announces willingness to speak with US about resolving the Persian Gulf crisis

1990-12-12

US accuses Iraq of dragging its feet on dates for talks

1990-12-13

US Secretary of State Baker questions Iraq's seriousness about Middle East peace

1990-12-18

Bush reiterates his "no concessions" stance against Iraq

1990-12-22

Iraq announces it will never give up Kuwait

1990-12-24

Saddam Hussein says Israel will be Iraq's 1st target

1990-12-31

Iraq begins a military draft of 17 year olds

1991-01-01

Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian Pres Hosi Mubarak

1991-01-04

Iraq agrees to send Aziz to Geneva to meet Baker on Jan 9th

1991-01-11

Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq

1991-01-12

US Congress gives George Bush authority to wage war against Iraq

1991-01-15

UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait (they don't)

1991-01-16

US & 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (US time)

1991-01-17

Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel

1991-01-17

Operation Desert Storm begins-US led allies vs Iraq

1991-01-18

Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel

1991-01-22

Kuwaiti oil facilities are destroyed by Iraq and more Iraqi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

1991-02-21

USSR announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War US calls the plan unacceptable

1991-02-22

Bush & US Gulf War allies give Iraq 24 hrs to begin Kuwait withdrawal

1991-02-23

US insists Iraq publicly announce it is leaving Kuwait by 12 PM EST

1991-02-28

US & allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire

1991-03-02

UN votes in favor of US resolutions for cease fire with Iraq

1991-03-04

Iraq releases 6 US, 3 British & 1 Italian POW

1991-03-05

Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait

1991-03-06

Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"

1991-03-07

Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait

1991-03-08

Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists & 2 American soldiers it captured

1991-03-21

UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq

1991-04-05

US begins air drops to Kurd refugees in Northern Iraq

1991-04-11

UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration

1991-04-25

Iraq expects to resume crude oil and product exports by July

1991-07-15

US troops leave northern Iraq

1991-09-28

UN weapons inspectors ends 5-day standoff with Iraq

1994-04-14

US F-15 accidentally shoots 2 US helicopters down over Iraq, 26 die

1994-07-26

Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed

1995-02-27

Car bomb explodes in Zakho, North-Iraq (54-80 killed)

1996-01-17

Iraq agrees to talks concerning a UN plan to allow for the Iraqi sale of $1 billion of oil; proceeds from the sale would be used for humanitarian purposes

1996-04-24

The UNand Iraq end a third round of negotiations over Iraq's possible sale of $1 billion of oil for 90 days for a 180-day trial period

1996-05-20

UN and Iraq agree to Resolution 986, which provides Iraq with the opportunity to sell $1 billion of oil for 90 days for a 180-day trial period; proceeds from the sale would be used for humanitarian purposes

1996-07-18

The UN approves an Iraqi aid distribution plan, a major step forward in the direction of allowing Iraq to sell oil under Resolution 986

1996-09-05

Following US cruise missile strikes on Iraq, crude oil prices rise as the market speculates when Iraq will begin exporting oil under UN Resolution 986

1997-06-04

UN Security renews its "oilforfood" initiative whereby Iraq may sell $2 billion worth of oil to buy food, medicine and other necessities to alleviate civilian suffering under the sanctions imposed when it invaded Kuwait in 1990

1997-09-12

The UN passes a resolution allowing Iraq to reach the $2.14 billion oil sales limit under its oil-for-food program

1997-09-12

The UN passes a resolution allowing Iraq to reach the $2.14 billion oil sales limit under its oil-for-food program

1997-10-29

Iraq's Revolution Command Council announces that it will no longer allow US citizens and US aircraft to serve with UN arms inspection teams

1997-11-13

UN pulls out arms inspection teams from Iraq

1997-11-20

Iraq's Revolution Command Council formally endorses an agreement, arranged by Russia, that enables UN weapons inspection teams to resume operations in Iraq

1997-12-04

Nizar Hamdoon warns that Iraq will not allow oil to flow during a third six-month phase of the UN's oil-for-food sale until the UN approves an aid distribution plan

1998-10-31

Iraq disarmament crisis begins: Iraq announces it would no longer cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.

1998-12-16

Iraq disarmament crisis: Operation Desert Fox - the United States and United Kingdom bomb targets in Iraq.

1998-12-26

Iraq announces its intention to fire upon U.S. and British warplanes that patrol the northern and southern no-fly zones.

2001-06-03

Iraq announces that it will halt crude oil exports in response to the UN's resolution that extends the oil-for-food program by only 1 month, instead of the normal 6-month period

2001-06-11

Saudi Arabia seizes ownership, effective June 7, of the 1.6-million-barrels-per-day IPSA pipeline that had carried Iraqi crude oil to the Saudi Red Sea port of Mu'jiz prior to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait

2001-07-02

UN Security Council, facing an almost certain Russian veto, agrees to postpone indefinitely a vote on the US-led "smart sanctions" package for Iraq

2001-07-11

Iraq resumes oil exports, ending a 5-week halt in protest of a US and British-sponsored UN Security Council resolution

2001-11-29

UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period

2002-01-29

In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.

2002-11-08

Iraq disarmament crisis: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq, forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face "serious consequences".

2002-11-13

Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.

2002-11-18

Iraq disarmament crisis: United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix arrive in Iraq.

2003-02-10

France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.

2003-02-15

An estimated eleven million people around the world take to the streets to protest against the looming war with Iraq

2003-03-14

Start of weekend of protests against war in Iraq that are attended by millions

2003-03-16

The largest coordinated worldwide vigil takes place, as part of the global protests against Iraq war.

2003-03-17

British Cabinet Minister Robin Cook, resigns over government plans for the war with Iraq.

2003-03-19

Invasion of Iraq by American and British led coalition begins without United Nations support and in defiance of world opinion

2003-03-23

In Nasiriyah, Iraq, 11 soldiers of the 507th Maintenance Company as well as 18 U.S. Marines are killed during the first major conflict of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

2003-03-24

The Arab League votes 21-1 in favor of a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional removal of U.S. and British soldiers from Iraq.

2003-03-28

In a "friendly fire" incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.

2003-05-01

2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California.

2003-07-22

Members of 101st Airborne of the United States, aided by Special Forces, attack a compound in Iraq, killing Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, along with Mustapha Hussein, Qusay's 14-year old son, and a bodyguard.

2003-08-19

A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.

2003-08-29

Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.

2003-11-12

Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.

2004-03-01

Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq.

2004-03-02

War in Iraq: Al Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170 and wounding over 500.

2004-03-08

A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council.

2004-03-31

In Fallujah, Iraq, 4 American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA, are killed and their bodies mutilated after being ambushed.

2004-04-20

In Iraq, 12 mortars are fired on Abu Ghraib Prison by insurgents, killing 22 detainees and wounding 92.

2004-05-26

The New York Times publishes an admission of journalistic failings, claiming that its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism towards sources during the buildup to the 2003 war in Iraq helped promote the belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.

2004-05-28

The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become Prime Minister of Iraq's interim government.

2004-06-28

Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.

2004-10-19

Care International aid worker Margaret Hassan is kidnapped in Iraq.

2004-11-07

War in Iraq: The interim government of Iraq calls for a 60-day "state of emergency" as U.S. forces storm the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.

2004-11-08

War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.

2004-11-21

The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.

2005-02-28

A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.

2005-03-04

The car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers in Iraq, causing the death of an Italian Secret Service Agent and injuring two passengers.

2006-11-05

Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.

2007-01-15

Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.

2007-01-31

Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.

2008-12-14

President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.

2009-04-30

The United Kingdom formally ends combat operations in Iraq.

2009-05-11

An American soldier in Iraq opened fire on a counseling center at Camp Liberty in Bagdhad, leaving 5 other US soldiers dead and 3 soldiers wounded.

2009-08-19

A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.

2009-12-08

Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.

2012-01-14

Suicide bomber kills 53 and injures 130 in Basra, Iraq

2012-03-05

27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha

2012-03-20

50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq

2012-06-04

Car bomb kills 26 and injures 190 people in central Baghdad, Iraq

2012-06-13

A series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people

2012-06-18

15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq

2012-06-28

A series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people

2012-06-29

Three bombs in Balid, Iraq, kill 6 people and injure 45

2012-07-03

Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq

2012-07-22

Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq

2012-07-23

A series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people

2012-07-26

Insurgent attack kills 19 people and destroys a helicopter at Baqubah, Iraq

2012-07-31

Two car bombs kill 21 people in Baghdad, Iraq

2012-08-16

113 people are killed and over 200 wounded in a series of attacks across Iraq

2012-09-09

100 people are killed and 350 injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq

2012-09-30

Car bomb blasts kill at least 32 people across Iraq

2012-10-27

46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs

2012-11-27

29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq

2012-11-29

30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq

2013-01-03

27 Shiite pilgrims are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing in Musayyib, Iraq

2013-01-17

33 people are killed by a series of bombs across Iraq

2013-01-23

23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq

2013-02-03

33 people are killed by a suicide bombing by an explosive-packed truck in Kirkuk, Iraq

2013-02-04

22 people are killed and 44 are injured after a suicide bombing in Taji, Iraq

2013-02-08

29 people are killed and 69 are injured in a series of Iraq bombings

2013-02-28

28 people are killed and 60 are injured after a series of bombings across Baghdad, Iraq

2013-03-04

40 Syrian soldiers are killed in an ambush in Western Iraq

2013-03-14

25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-03-17

10 people are killed by a car bombing in Basra, Iraq

2013-03-18

98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings

2013-03-29

23 people are killed by coordinated bombings on Shiite mosques in Iraq

2013-04-01

9 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Tikrit, Iraq

2013-04-06

22 people are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing at an election campaign tent in Baquba, Iraq

2013-04-12

11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq

2013-04-15

33 people are killed and 163 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq

2013-04-18

27 people are killed and 65 are injured in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-04-23

28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq

2013-05-01

15 people are killed by multiple bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-05-02

14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq

2013-05-06

10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq

2013-05-17

90 people are killed and 200 are injured after a series of bombings across Iraq

2013-05-20

133 people are killed and 283 are injured in a continued wave of insurgency in Iraq

2013-05-27

75 people are killed and 200 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq

2013-06-10

70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq

2013-06-16

20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq

2013-07-05

15 people are killed by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-07-11

30 people are killed in a wave of bomb and gun attacks across Iraq

2013-07-19

20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Diyala, Iraq

2013-07-29

44 people are killed in a wave of car bombings in Iraq

2013-08-03

80 people are killed in a wave of insurgency across Iraq

2013-08-06

25 people are killed and 60 are wounded by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-12

8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq

2013-08-14

14 people are killed and 26 are injured by two roadside bombings in Baqubah, Iraq

2013-08-22

14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq

2013-08-23

26 people are killed and 55 are injured by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-25

41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-08-28

51 people are killed in a series of bombings across Iraq

2013-09-10

16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-09-13

30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-15

21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq

2013-09-21

100 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq

2013-09-27

7 people are killed in mosque bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-30

54 people are killed by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-10-17

59 people are killed in a wave of attacks on Shia Muslims in Iraq

2013-10-20

37 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-10-22

22 security force personal are killed in attacks on military checkpoints in Anbar Province, Iraq

2013-10-27

38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq

2013-11-06

15 people are killed after a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-11-21

31 people are killed by a truck bomb in northeaster Iraq

2013-11-25

17 people are killed and 37 are wounded in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2014-07-24

Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq

2015-12-11

US-led coalition says it killed ISIS finance minister in Iraq

2015-12-19

Turkey to withdraw troops from Iraq

2015-12-28

Iraq military retakes Ramadi

2016-01-17

3 American contractors missing in Iraq

2016-02-29

Suicide bombings kill 40 in eastern Iraq, eight west of Baghdad

2016-03-14

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant PKK camps in northern Iraq: army

2016-03-20

US marine dies in Iraq Mosul rocket attack

2016-03-26

Iraq violence: 'IS suicide attack' kills 29 in football match

2016-05-04

Obama briefed on death of US service member in Iraq: White House

2016-07-06

Iraq sees worst bombing since invasion with 250 deaths

2016-09-23

US confirms IS used chemical rocket in attack on troops in Iraq

2016-10-17

Iraq launches Mosul offensive to drive out Islamic State

2016-11-22

ISIS Used Chemical Arms at Least 52 Times in Syria and Iraq, Report Says

2016-11-25

ISIS Bomb Aimed at Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq Kills at Least 80

2017-02-19

Iraq Starts Offensive to Retake Western Mosul From ISIS

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Iraq - Notable Birthdays

Saddam HusseinApr 28, 1937

Iraq - Birthdays
Date Event
1806-11-24

Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq

1883-03-23

Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria

1914-05-04

Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq (1958-63)

1930-04-28

James Baker III, CBS News Special Report: Iraq Study Group News Conference

1931-04-20

Lee Hamilton, CBS News Special Report: Iraq Study Group News Conference

1935-05-02

Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58)/son of Ghasi I

1936-04-28

Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's Iraq/The Prince/Innocence Lost

1937-04-28

Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], Al-Awja, President of Iraq (1979-2003)

1940-08-28

William Cohen, War with Iraq/Finding Saddam/Protecting New York

1945-06-17

Tommy Franks, War with Iraq/Finding Saddam/Protecting New York

1948-09-17

Patricia Kluge, Baghdad Iraq, wife of Billionaire John Kluge

1949-06-19

Ryan Crocker, Losing Iraq

1950-06-20

Nouri Al-Maliki, Gangs of Iraq

1950-10-23

Donny George, Defying Deletion: The Fight Over Iraq's Nineveh Plains

1952-11-07

David Petraeus, Commanding General of Multinational Force Iraq

1957-08-13

Roberto Ramos Perea, Iraq en mi

1957-10-05

Mark Geragos, Michael Jackson/Iraq After Saddam

1958-03-11

Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, interim President of Iraq

1959-04-30

Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)

1959-07-25

Signe Wilkinson, Iraq War Editorial Cartoons

1961-07-15

Scott Ritter, UN weapons inspector in Iraq

1967-06-02

Chris Lehane, Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers

1970-06-02

Gökhan Kirdar, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1970-9-16

James Landrith, Documentary: National March on Washington Against the War on Iraq

1971-12-15

Necati Sasmaz, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1972-01-04

James Longley, Iraq in Fragments

1973-10-30

Raci Sasmaz, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1974-05-27

Gürkan Uygun, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1975-01-22

Kenan Çoban, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1975-01-26

Bahadir Özdener, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1976-9-09

Enis Danabas, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1978-03-21

Ziver Çiftçi, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1978-10-26

Caner Kurtaran, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1981-04-05

Michael A. Monsoor, a United States Navy SEAL killed in Iraq and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

1981-05-17

Ryan Poland, Iraq: A Tale of Censorship

1981-07-23

Egemen Yavuz, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1982-08-05

DelaVega, Last Days in Iraq

1982-9-02

Bergüzar Korel, Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

1985-10-19

Dan Master, Operation Iraq: Part 1

Iraq - Deaths
Date Event
1933-09-08

Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50

1937-08-11

Bakr Sidqi, general/dictator of Iraq, dies

1958-07-14

Abdoel Illah, crown prince of Iraq, murdered

1958-07-14

Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58), assassinated at Baghdad

1958-07-14

Noeri el-Said, premier of Iraq, murdered

1958-12-13

Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed

1959-10-07

PM Kassem of Iraq, assassinated

1963-02-08

Abdul Karim Kassem, PM of Iraq (58-63), assassinated in Baghdad at 48

1978-07-09

Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered

1993-09-21

Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Best Thing in Life), dies at 34

1997-05-25

Muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies

2004-10-07

Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (b. 1942)

2006-09-29

Michael A. Monsoor, a United States Navy SEAL killed in Iraq and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

2011-03-11

Donny George, Defying Deletion: The Fight Over Iraq's Nineveh Plains

2015-06-05

Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's Iraq/The Prince/Innocence Lost


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