The territory of the modern state of Iraq was defined in 1920 as Mandatory Iraq. It
is centered on Lower Mesopotamia but also includes part of Upper ...
A chronology of key events in the history of Iraq, from the time it formed part of the
Ottoman Empire to the present.
Scroll through to tour a history of Iraq, from the Sumerians to modern day. Around
4800 BC, Sumerians were the very first people to settle in Mesopotamia ...
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Jul 3, 2014 ... Sunni Arab militants from the al Qaeda splinter group known as the Islamic State
of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS (also known as the Islamic State of ...
Jun 19, 2014 ... Created by European powers, the nation of Iraq may be buckling under the ... But
if history has shown that it's always risky to divide a historical ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... Read CNN's Iraq Fast Facts for a look at the country which borders Kuwait, Saudi
Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Cultural Heritage. Art and Architecture. Iraqi art and handicrafts are essentially
Arabic. Miniatures painted on camel bone or ivory, mosaic inlay work, as well as
Dawisha's political history covers the nine decades with equal attention and
offers a severe but fair appraisal of all of Iraq's rulers and regimes.
Iraq: History. 1534. Present-day Iraq is part of the Ottoman Empire until 1918.
1920. Britain creates the state of Iraq with the approval of the League of Nations.