Tuesday, September 27, 2022

New Iraqi Alliance, Will Sadr Join To Form Next Iraqi Govt?

(AFP)

A new list is being put together in Iraq to try to break the political deadlock in the country and form the next government. It includes both rivals and allies of Moqtada al-Sadr. They hope to make an offer to Sadr to join them but it’s still an open question over whether he will or not.

This Day In Iraqi History - Sep 27 US published letter from Al Qaeda to Zarqawi Warned him about vanity Said he had to consult with Al Qaeda more and cooperate with other insurgent groups

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1915 Battle of Es Sinn began 1st move by British to take Kut from Ottomans

(Musings On Iraq review When God Made Hell, The British Invasion of Mesopotamia and the Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921)

Monday, September 26, 2022

Security In Iraq Sep 15-21, 2022


The Islamic State’s summer offensive might still be going on as there were double digit attacks by the group again during the third week of September. There were no incidents pro-Iran groups for another week.

This Day In Iraqi History – Sep 26 Bush told Def Sec Rumsfeld to secretly start Iraq war plans

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1914 Gen Barrow at India Office said UK had to stop Turkish-Arab alliance and declaration

of jihad which could spread to Afghanistan and threaten India UK should make show of force in Shatt al-Arab to deter Arabs from backing Ottomans and if war started should seize Basra vilayet

(Musings On Iraq review Iraq In World War I, From Ottoman Rule to British Conquest)

(Musings On Iraq review When God Made Hell, The British Invasion of Mesopotamia and the Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921)

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022

This Day In Iraqi History - Sep 23 Natl Sec Adv Rice said Iraq would be next stage in war on terror

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1948 Shafiq Ades Jewish merchant in Basra hanged on accusation he smuggled weapons to Palestine Part

of anti-Jewish feelings that spread after creation of Israel

New Iraqi Alliance, Will Sadr Join To Form Next Iraqi Govt?

(AFP) A new list is being put together in Iraq to try to break the political deadlock in the country and form the next go...