Friday, August 25, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Aug 25

1920 British gave limited self-rule in Najaf to try to stop 1920 Revolt there
1922 British High Commissioner for Iraq Cox demanded apology from King Faisal
            for anti-Mandate comment at his party
1988 Villages in Dohuk hit by chemical weapons in 6th Anfal campaign
1990 UN Resolution 665 strengthened economic sanctions on Iraq for Kuwait invasion
2003 Funeral in Najaf turned into anti-American demonstration
2004 2nd battle of Najaf ended with Ayatollah Sistani negotiating ceasefire
2004 US army investigation blamed morally corrupt soldiers and contractors poor
            leadership for Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal
2004 US army investigation found intelligence officers played leading role in
            Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal
2005 Police took away 36 Sunnis from Hurriya Baghdad tortured killed them &
            dumped bodies
2005 Judge blamed Volcano Brigade commander for deaths in Hurriya but nothing done to him
2005 Constitutional committee given 3rd extension to finish work
2010 ISI coordinated attacks in Mosul Kirkuk Tikrit Dujail Baquba Muqtadiya Ramadi
            Fallujah Karbala Kut Basra Baghdad 

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