2001 in Iraq

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2001
in
Iraq
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2001
List of years in Iraq

The following lists events that happened during 2001 in the Iraqi Republic.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 16 - British and U.S. forces carry out bombing raids, attempting to disable Iraq's air defense network.
  • February 17 - Baghdad is bombed by US and UK war planes, killing three people.
  • February 19 - The Arab world and the UN Security Council criticise the attacks by the US and UK two days ago.[1]
  • February 20 - The critics of the raids by the UK and US claim that foreign ministers are planning to refine the sanctions against Iraq.[2]

August[edit]

  • August 27 - A U.S. Military RQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle failed to return from a routine reconnaissance mission, Iraq claims to have shot it down.[3]

September[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "February 2001". 20 March 2001. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Iraq sanctions to be eased". 20 February 2001. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "U.S. pilotless spy plane lost over Iraq, Pentagon sources say". CNN. 27 August 2001. 
  4. ^ "U.S. spy drone missing over Iraq". CNN. 11 September 2001.