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Fe­bru­ary 18, 1953

The Kur­dis­tan Stu­dents’ Union was founded in Bagh­dad in Fe­bru­ary 18, 1953.

Fe­bru­ary 19, 2008

On Fe­bru­ary 19, 2008, Toshiba an­nounces its for­mal re­call of its HD DVD video for­mat­ting, end­ing the for­mat war be­tween it and Sony's Blu-Ray Disc.

Fe­bru­ary 19, 2008

- Pres­i­dent of Kur­dis­tan Re­gion, Ma­soud Barzani, paid a visit to Kuwait and was re­ceived by the Crown Prince, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad AlJaber Al-Sabah on Fe­bru­ary 19, 2008.

Fe­bru­ary 20, 1918

-Yu­nis Reuf known as Dil­dar, who was a Kur­dish poet and po­lit­i­cal ac­tivist, was born on Fe­bru­ary 20, 1918 in the town of Koi San­jaq. He is the owner of Kur­dish na­tional an­them of “Ay Raqeeb”.

Fe­bru­ary 21, 1991

- The fa­mous Kur­dish writer, poet, lin­guist, and trans­la­tor from Iran, Hazhar Mukriyani passed away in Fe­bru­ary 21, 1991.

Fe­bru­ary 22, 2006

- A two-day fes­ti­val was held in Duhok for re­spect­ing the two fa­mous Kur­dish singers, Ayaz Zakholi and Ar­dawan Zakholi in Fe­bru­ary 22, 2006.

Fe­bru­ary 23, 1991

On Fe­bru­ary 23, 1991, the coali­tion forces started at­tack­ing the Iraqi for­mer regime army forc­ing them to leave Kuwait.

Fe­bru­ary 24, 1926

-The Kur­dis­tan Sci­ence Union was founded in Su­laimaniya city in Fe­bru­ary 24, 1926.

-Kur­dish In­sti­tute in Paris was founded in Fe­bru­ary 24, 1983.

Fe­bru­ary 25, 2010

On Fe­bru­ary 25, 2010, Swedish gen­eral con­sulate opened in Er­bil in a cer­e­mony at­tended by Swedish For­eign Af­fairs Min­is­ter, Carl Bildt.

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