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.
spacer. Iraq · History & Culture · Dawn of Civilization · he Rise of Sumer and the
Akkadian Empire. Assyria and Babylonia. Neo-Assyria, Neo-Babylonia, ...
Jun 13, 2016 ... Country of southwestern Asia. During ancient times the lands now comprising
Iraq were known as Mesopotamia (“Land Between the Rivers”), ...
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.
Timeline on Iraq's history leading up to our times. Article in the LookLex /
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.
Since the founding of Iraq in the aftermath of World War I, U.S. policy has
included ... This month, Peter Hahn, an expert on the history of U.S. diplomacy in