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Unformatted text preview: Iraq goes against the Axis Power countries 1945: Iraq becomes a charter member of the Arab League 1948: Along with other Arab countries, Iraq attempts at a unsuccessful war again Israel July 14 1958: A military coup overthrows the monarchy, kills King Faisal II, and declares Iraq a republic. General Abdul Karim Kassem becomes Iraq's leader, and begins to change the pro-western policies in government 1961: The Kurds revolt for autonomy; the war goes on for decades 1963: The Ba'ath party, Ahmed Hasan al-Bakr, becomes president and supports pan-Arabism, secularism, and som in Iraq April 17, 1966: Aref dies; his brother, Abdul Rahman Aref, becomes the new president March 11 1970: The Iraqi government and the Kurds sign a peace agreement, which granted the Kurds some autonomy and self rule...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Deeds during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.
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