Tuesday, January 2, 2018

This Day In Iraqi History - Jan 2

1915 Suleiman Bey took over Iraq Command for Ottomans Called on Arab
            sheikhs to join war against British and planned on retaking Basra
2003 UN inspector told Irish Times no active WMD or nuclear programs found in
2004 Bremer met with Barzani and Talabani in Irbil to discuss Kurdish demands in
            new constitution
2004 Bremer asked Kurds to disband Peshmerga abandon claims to Kirkuk oil accept
            authority of central govt Kurds said no
2006 Iraq’s Dec 2005 export average of 1.1 million barrels a day was lowest since
            2003 invasion
2006 USAID report on development projects outlined civil war Iraq Said tribes were
            turning in rivals as insurgents to govt
2006 USAID report said south Iraq controlled by militias and religious groups
            curtailing people’s freedoms imposing dress codes bombing liquor stores etc
2006 USAID report said Iraqi govt had no real control of country police ineffective
            criminals had free reign and working with militias and insurgents
2014 ISIS fighters attacked Ramadi and helped take Fallujah with other insurgents
2014 Meeting of sheikhs clerics and notables to work out plan to retake Fallujah
2014 Mutihadun said wanted govt to release PM Alwani and police to restore
            security in Anbar

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