2012 in Iraq

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2012
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Iraq
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See also: Other events of 2012
List of years in Iraq

The following lists events in 2012 in Iraq.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 12 - Turkish warplanes carry out strikes against PKK hideouts in northern Iraq.
  • February 19 - A suicide bomber kills at least 19 officers and cadets and injures 26 outside an Iraqi police academy in northeastern Baghdad.
  • February 23 - A series of attacks across Iraq leave at least 60 killed and more than 200 injured.

March[edit]

  • March 5 - Gunmen disguised as police kill 27 members of Iraq's security forces in the town of Haditha.
  • March 12 - Robbers kill at least 9 people and injure 14 in a jewelry heist in East Baghdad.
  • March 20 - At least 50 are killed and more than 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq.
  • March 21 - Iraq is terrorised by unconfirmed reports of extremists crushing the skulls of "emos" with blocks of cement.

April[edit]

  • April 3 - Qatar rejects Iraq's demand to hand over fugitive Vice President Tariq Al-Hashemi.
  • April 19 - At least 33 people are killed and dozens more are injured in bombings in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Samarra in Iraq's worst violence in weeks.

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]