Today in Iraq History (Part 3)
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2004-03-02 - War in Iraq: Al Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170 and wounding over 500.
2004-03-08 - A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council.
2004-03-31 - In Fallujah, Iraq, 4 American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA, are killed and their bodies mutilated after being ambushed.
2004-04-20 - In Iraq, 12 mortars are fired on Abu Ghraib Prison by insurgents, killing 22 detainees and wounding 92.
2004-04-30 - U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
2004-05-26 - The New York Times publishes an admission of journalistic failings, claiming that its flawed reporting and lack of skeptism towards sources during the buildup to the 2003 war in Iraq helped promote the belief that Iraq possessed large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction.
2004-05-28 - The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become prime minister of Iraq's interim government.
2004-06-28 - Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
2004-10-19 - Care International aid worker Margaret Hassan is kidnapped in Iraq.
2004-11-07 - War in Iraq: The interim government of Iraq calls for a 60-day "state of emergency" as U.S. forces storm the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
2004-11-08 - War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
2004-11-21 - The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
2005-02-28 - A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.
2005-03-04 - The car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers in Iraq, causing the death of an Italian Secret Service Agent and injuring two passengers.
2005-04-06 - Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes the Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day.
2005-10-15 - Iraqi constitution ratification vote
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein 2006-11-05 - Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.
2007-01-15 - Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.
2007-01-31 - Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.
2008-12-14 - President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost got struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.
2009-04-30 - The United Kingdom formally ends combat operations in Iraq.
2009-05-11 - An American soldier in Iraq opened fire on a counseling center at Camp Liberty in Bagdhad, leaving 5 other US soldiers dead and 3 soldiers wounded.
2009-08-19 - A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.
2009-12-08 - Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.
2010-08-19 - Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
2012-01-14 - Suicide bomber kills 53 and injures 130 in Basra, Iraq
2012-02-23 - A series of bomb attacks across 12 Iraqi cities kills 60 and injures 200
2012-03-05 - 27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha
2012-03-20 - 50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq
2012-06-04 - Car bomb kills 26 and injures 190 people in central Baghdad, Iraq
2012-06-13 - A series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people
43rd US President George W. Bush 2012-06-18 - 15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq
2012-06-28 - A series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people
2012-06-29 - Three bombs in Balid, Iraq, kill 6 people and injure 45
2012-07-03 - Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq
2012-07-22 - Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq
2012-07-23 - A series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people
2012-07-26 - Insurgent attack kills 19 people and destroys a helicopter at Baqubah, Iraq
2012-07-31 - Two car bombs kill 21 people in Baghdad, Iraq
2012-08-16 - 113 people are killed and over 200 wounded in a series of attacks across Iraq
2012-09-09 - 100 people are killed and 350 injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
2012-09-30 - Car bomb blasts kill at least 32 people across Iraq
2012-10-27 - 46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs
2012-11-27 - 29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq
2012-11-29 - 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq
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