Friday, August 18, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Aug 18


1933 Iraqi army held victory parade and given award by King Ghazi for massacring Assyrians in 
            north
1990 Saddam said foreign workers and visitors could not leave Iraq after Kuwait invasion
1990 UN Resolution 664 demanded Iraq release foreign nationals it held
2004 Iraq Survey Group head Kay testified to Congress Blamed Rice & NSC for not checking 
           WMD intel before war
2015 IS second in command Abu Muslim al-Turkmani killed in US drone strike in Mosul

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