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 ...
3 days ago ... 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 ...
Oct 18, 2016 ... 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.
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 ...
The 2003 U.S. military invasion of Iraq and the extended occupation that followed
were certainly the most dramatic and significant events in the long history of ...
WWW-VL Iraq History Index site providing links for Iraq history, including the Iraq
War, Ba'ath Party fall, US occupation and the Iraq election.
Feb 4, 2008 ... When George Bush, the US president, ordered troops to invade and occupy Iraq,
many analysts hoped he had at least reviewed the history of ...