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

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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

  • 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 responsibility
  • 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

Historic Event

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


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