Thursday, December 26, 2019

This Day In Iraqi History - Dec 26


1961 Iraq announced it would reconsider diplomatic relations with any country that recognized
Kuwait as independent country Withdrew diplomats from US Jordan Tunisia Lebanon and others as a result
1980 Saddam said frontline in war would be new border with Iran and demanded Tehran give self-
rule to Arabs in southwestern Iran
(Musings On Iraq interview with author Anthony Tucker-Jones on Iran-Iraq War)
(Musings On Iraq interview with author Tom Cooper on Iran-Iraq War)
(Musings On Iraq book review The Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq book review Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq book review The Iran-Iraq War)
1991 Syria invited Iraqi opposition parties to Damascus
2006 Appeals court upheld Saddam’s death sentence
2007 Car bomb hit Sahwa-army checkpoint in Baiji killing 25 Suicide bomber hit funeral of Sahwa
fighter in Baquba Part of ISI campaign against Sahwa
2007 Kurds agreed to delay implementing Article 140 on referendum on Kirkuk for 6 months
Constitutional review committee would miss Dec 31 deadline to amend constitution 4th time missed deadline
(Musings On Iraq interview with constitutional scholar Zaid al-Ali on Iraq’s constitution)
2009 Pilgrims to Karbala launched protest against PM Maliki over corruption and Iranians stealing oil
(Musings On Iraq Anti-Government Protests In Both Southern and Northern Iraq)
2012 Fin Min Issawi addressed Ramadi protest camp condemning actions of PM Maliki
(Musings On Iraq article on Maliki’s moves against Fin Min Issawi)
2013 2 Suicide bombers attacked 1st Rapid Reaction Brigade HQ in Garma Anbar Ops Command HQ
mortared in new insurgent offensive in Anbar
(Musings On Iraq article on insurgent offensive in Anbar)

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