Britain invades Mesopotamia

Outbreak of WarOctober 1914Outbreak of war between Ottoman Empire and Great Britain. Shortly thereafter, the […]

British Mandate of Mesopotamia

Mandate for IraqApril 1920The Mandate for Iraq was awarded to Great Britain at the San […]

Desert Storm, Rapparin and Genocide

Desert Storm Begins1991 01Desert Storm begins, a campaign of air bombardment of Iraq by US-led […]

End of Monarchy, Kurdish War & Ba'athist Coup

Republic of Iraq1958 JulyA military coup d'état occurs in Baghdad. The monarchy is overthrown. The […]

Iraq Visas

Kurdistan Regional Government Tourist Visa The KRG issues ten day tourist visas upon arrival at […]

Kingdom of Iraq

The alluvial plain of the Tigris and Euphrates was known in Europe as Mesopotamia. Since […]

US Military Camps in Iraq

Camp Adder Based in Contingency Operating Base Adder, or Camp Adder, near Nassiriya, 300 km […]

US Occupation, Salafi Terrorism and Democracy

US Invasion2003 03 20U.S.-led forces invade Iraq from Kuwait to oust Saddam Hussein. About 125,000 […]

العراق Iraq

The primary divisions in the colonial borders are Sunni vs Shia and Arab vs Kurd. […]

العراق Iraq Becomes Totalitarian

Military Coup d'État1968/07/30Ba'thist military coup d'état organized by al-Bakr ousts non-Ba'thist allies. Iraq-USSR Oil Agreement1969/06Major […]

العراقي Iraqi forces

As categorized so brilliantly by Glimpse of Iraq: external-agenda forces; Iraqi-agenda forces; and criminal gangs. […]

العراقي Iraqi populations

Ethnicities Arab Shi'aSoutheastThe الشيعة Shi'a live mostly in the southeast and constitute the majority of […]

حکومەتی هەرێمی كوردستان Hukumati Heremi Kurdistan

حکومەتی هەرێمی كوردستان Hukumati Heremi Kurdistan (Kurdistan Regional Government), or simply هه‌رێمی کوردستان Herêmî Kurdistan […]

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