Saturday, November 25, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Nov 25


1986 Iraq air strike on Iran’s Larak Island oil facilities Longest air raid of war Used Saudi air base 
           for refueling
1997 KDP broke own ceasefire by attacking PUK positions
2002 UN Res 1443 extended Oil for Food program
2002 US Navy report claimed uranium from Niger was in a warehouse in Benin heading for Iraq 
            Report later found to be false
2002 Head weapons inspector Blix told Security Council inspections would begin in Iraq on 11/27/02
2004 Defense Science Board report Iraq invasion gave jihadists around the world a cause and 
            supported their narrative
2006 Sheikh Suwadawi of Abu Soda tribe in Sufiya joined Anbar Awakening
2007 Natl Sec Adv Rubaie suggested banning sahwa south of Baghdad except in Hillah
            over fears of US recruiting Shiites
2012 Deadline for parties to register for provincial elections 261 parties registered

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