Saturday, December 23, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Dec 23


1920 Iraq-Syria border set with Deir Ezzour going to latter
1983 Jordan gave Iraq $125 mil line of credit to help Baghdad in Iran-Iraq War
1986 Iran launched Op Karbala 4 attacking Basra Iraq warned beforehand by US
            intelligence
2004 UK intel did review of its 2002 reporting on Iraq’s WMD and said its
            assessments were all wrong
2005 IMF approved $685 mil loan for Iraq
2011 Maliki adviser said that Fin Min Issawi suspected of connections to terrorism
            Sadrists would not go along with his removal
2013 Sheikh Sulaiman said tribes would protect Ramadi protest site against Maliki govt 

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