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OPEC Founded

On September 14, 1960, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was formed in Baghdad, Iraq....

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Caliph Ali Assassinated

On January 24, 661, Caliph Ali was assassinated in the Great Mosque of Kufa, Iraq. Ali’s death would lead to ...


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Iraq

Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of Iraq.


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Congress OKs Military Force in Iraq

On January 12, 1991, the U.S. Congress voted to allow military action against Iraq for its annexation of Kuwait....


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Iran Hostage Crisis

On November 4, 1979, Iranian students stormed the U.S. embassy in Iran and took about 90 people (including 66 Ameri...

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U.S. Declares War on Iraq

On March 19, 2003, the United States and its allies declared war on Iraq.

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Iraq Invades Kuwait

On Aug. 2, 1990, military troops from Iraq invaded Kuwait, a small, oil-rich country neighboring Iraq in the Middle...


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Supernova 1054

On July 4, 1054, a supernova was observed by astronomers and stargazers across the Northern Hemisphere, and possibl...