Tuesday, December 26, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Dec 26


1961 Iraq announced it would reconsider diplomatic relations with any
            country that recognized Kuwait as independent country
1980 Saddam said frontline in war would be new border with Iran and demanded
            Tehran give self-rule to Arabs in southwestern Iran
1991 Syria invited Iraqi opposition parties to Damascus
2006 Appeals court upheld Saddam’s death sentence
2012 Fin Min Issawi addressed Ramadi protest camp condemning actions of
            Maliki
2013 Maliki ordered arrest of MP Alwani for taking part in protests Gun battle ensued
            killing Alwani’s brother and some of his bodyguards

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