Iraq and Mesopotamia in History (Part 4)

Iraq: Baghdad - Basra - Mosul

Historical Events

Events 301 - 365 of 365

  • 2013-01-23 23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq
  • 2013-02-03 33 people are killed by a suicide bombing by an explosive-packed truck in Kirkuk, Iraq
  • 2013-02-04 22 people are killed and 44 are injured after a suicide bombing in Taji, Iraq
  • 2013-02-08 29 people are killed and 69 are injured in a series of Iraq bombings
  • 2013-02-28 28 people are killed and 60 are injured after a series of bombings across Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-03-04 40 Syrian soldiers are killed in an ambush in Western Iraq
  • 2013-03-14 25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-03-17 10 people are killed by a car bombing in Basra, Iraq
  • 2013-03-18 98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings
  • 2013-03-29 23 people are killed by coordinated bombings on Shiite mosques in Iraq
  • 2013-04-01 9 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Tikrit, Iraq
  • 2013-04-06 22 people are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing at an election campaign tent in Baquba, Iraq
  • 2013-04-12 11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-04-15 33 people are killed and 163 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq
  • 2013-04-18 27 people are killed and 65 are injured in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-04-23 28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq
  • 2013-05-01 15 people are killed by multiple bomb attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-05-02 14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq
  • 2013-05-06 10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-05-17 90 people are killed and 200 are injured after a series of bombings across Iraq
  • 2013-05-20 133 people are killed and 283 are injured in a continued wave of insurgency in Iraq
  • 2013-05-27 75 people are killed and 200 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq
  • 2013-06-10 70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq
  • 2013-06-16 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq
  • 2013-07-05 15 people are killed by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-07-11 30 people are killed in a wave of bomb and gun attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-07-19 20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Diyala, Iraq
  • 2013-07-29 44 people are killed in a wave of car bombings in Iraq
  • 2013-08-03 80 people are killed in a wave of insurgency across Iraq
  • 2013-08-06 25 people are killed and 60 are wounded by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-08-12 8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq
  • 2013-08-14 14 people are killed and 26 are injured by two roadside bombings in Baqubah, Iraq
  • 2013-08-22 14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq
  • 2013-08-23 26 people are killed and 55 are injured by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-08-25 41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-08-28 51 people are killed in a series of bombings across Iraq
  • 2013-09-10 16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-09-13 30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-09-15 21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq
  • 2013-09-21 100 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq
  • 2013-09-27 7 people are killed in mosque bombings in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-09-30 54 people are killed by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-10-17 59 people are killed in a wave of attacks on Shia Muslims in Iraq
  • 2013-10-20 37 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-10-22 22 security force personal are killed in attacks on military checkpoints in Anbar Province, Iraq
  • 2013-10-27 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq
  • 2013-11-06 15 people are killed after a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013-11-21 31 people are killed by a truck bomb in northeaster Iraq
  • 2013-11-25 17 people are killed and 37 are wounded in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2014-01-30 24 hostages are killed after 6 suicide bombers temporarily take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad
  • 2014-06-11 Islamic State of Iraq forces seize control of government offices and other important buildings in the northern city of Mosul
  • 2014-07-24 Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq

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2014-09-08 Haider al-Abadi becomes the 75th Prime Minister of Iraq

Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister of Iraq
Haider al-Abadi

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2014-11-08 US President Obama authorises deployment of 1,500 additional troops to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2014-11-09 United States lead air strikes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul against Islamic State (IS)
  • 2014-12-02 The World Food Programme suspends critical food aid to more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt because of a lack of funds
  • 2014-12-13 The British Government announces it will send hundreds of troops to Iraq, to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the conflict with Islamic State
  • 2015-03-05 -8th Islamic State militants ransack and destroy ancient cities of Nimrud, Hatra and Dur-Sharrukin in Iraq
  • 2015-07-17 Suicide bomber in Khan Bani Saad, Iraq, kills 120, ISIS claims responsibilty
  • 2015-08-13 76 people are killed & 212 are wounded by an ISIL truck bomb in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2015-09-06 German police confirm more than 13,000 refugees have arrived in Southern Germany in last 2 days fleeing conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan
  • 2015-12-27 Iraqi forces retake IS held city of Ramadi (ISIS first captured in May)
  • 2016-03-25 Suicide attack during a football match in Iskandariya, Iraq kills at least 32 people, ISIS claim responsibility
  • 2016-06-26 City of Falluja freed from Islamic State control after a month-long campaign by Iraqi forces

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2016-07-06 Chilcot Report, UK's Iraqi War Inquiry released; concludes Tony Blair overstated case for war and was unpreparaed

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

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