Wednesday, July 17, 2024

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 17 Gen Bakr led Baathist coup overthrowing Arif govt


 

869 Deposed Abbasid Caliph Mutazz executed by Turkish soldiers

(Musings On Iraq review when baghdad ruled the muslim world, the rise and fall of islam’s greatest dynasty)

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

KRG Says No To Baghdad’s Orders To Close Displacement Camps In Region


At the end of June the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Interior Minister Rebar Ahmed announced that the displaced (IDP) camps in the region would not be closed by July 30. That was the deadline set by the Displacement Ministry to have all the camps shuttered across the country. This follows a pattern of the KRG refusing to follow the orders of the Ministry.

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 16 Saddam told chiefs of staff he was going to invade Iran


 

1919 UK India Office official Sir Hirtzel told chief political officer in Iraq Wilson there was

going to be an Arab state in Iraq or there would be a revolt

(Musings On Iraq review Enemy On The Euphrates, The Battle For Iraq 1914-1921)

(Musings On Iraq review When God Made Hell, The British Invasion of Mesopotamia and the Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921)

Monday, July 15, 2024

Security In Iraq July 8-14, 2024


During the second week of July the Islamic State returned to Iraq. Pro-Iran groups on the other hand launched no attacks upon Israel for the first time in months.

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 15 PM Nuri al-Said killed in aftermath of 1958 coup


 

1914 US consulate in Baghdad reported Sayid Talib and Ottoman forces attacked Sheikh

Ajaimi of Montafiq Confederation in Zubayr Basra vilayet Talib won battle and took town Gave Talib de facto control of all of Basra Led to dismissal of Ottoman governor of vilayet

Sunday, July 14, 2024

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 14 Gen Qasim and Col Arif overthrew the monarchy in a coup


 

1915 US consulate report Worried that sectarian war might start with Shiites turning on

Sunni Ottomans due to troubles in Karbala and Najaf

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 17 Gen Bakr led Baathist coup overthrowing Arif govt

  869 Deposed Abbasid Caliph Mutazz executed by Turkish soldiers ( Musings On Iraq review when baghdad ruled the muslim...