Friday, October 13, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History – Oct 13


1973 Continued fighting between Israeli and Iraqi forces in Syria
1996 PUK counterattacked Recaptured Sulaymaniya from KDP with Iranian support
2004 Blair told parliament that Iraq Study Group proved Saddam wanted WMD and
            violated UN resolutions
2004 Mass grave with hundreds of Kurds killed by Saddam in 1987-88 discovered in
            Hatra Ninewa
2006 Mujahedeen Shura Council became ISI Announced Islamic State in Baghdad
            Anbar Diyala Kirkuk Salahaddin Ninewa Babil
2006 New ISI announced Abu Omar al-Baghdadi emir of Islamic State
2015 Abadi cabinet approved new pay scale for govt workers to cut costs pushed as
            reform move Led to protests by public employees
2015 KRG PM Barzani removed four Gorran ministers from KRG cabinet

1 comment:

Ibrahim Umar said...

The 2004 discovery was pathetic. Saddam Hussein really did a lot.

Iraq Starts Reviving National Oil Company

On October 18 Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luabi announced that nine-state owned companies involved with the petroleum industry would be trans...