This Week in His­tory

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

May 13, 2007

- On May 13, 2007 a bomb car ex­ploded in front of Kur­dis­tan Demo­cratic (KDP) head­quar­ter in Makhmoor killing and in­jur­ing tens of people.

May 14, 1948

-On 14 May 1948, David Ben-Gu­rion, the Ex­ec­u­tive Head of the World Zion­ist Or­ga­ni­za­tion and pres­i­dent of the Jewish Agency for Pales­tine, de­clared "the es­tab­lish­ment of a Jewish state in Eretz Is­rael, to be known as the State of Is­rael," a state in­de­pen­dent upon the ter­mi­na­tion of the Bri­tish Man­date for Pales­tine, 15 May 1948.

May 15, 1932

- On May 15, 1932, the first is­sue of “Hawar” news­pa­per was pub­lished in Sham by Mir Jal­a­dat Badirkhan.

May 16, 1916

- The Sykes–Pi­cot Agree­ment, of­fi­cially known as the Asia Mi­nor Agree­ment was con­cluded on May16, 1916. It was a se­cret agree­ment be­tween the gov­ern­ments of the United King­dom and France, with the as­sent of Rus­sia, defin­ing their pro­posed spheres of in­flu­ence and con­trol in the Mid­dle East should the Triple En­tente suc­ceed in de­feat­ing the Ot­toman Em­pire dur­ing World War I.

May 17, 1992

-On May 17, 1992, The Kur­dis­tan Tele­vi­sion Chan­nel, was es­tab­lished in Pir­mam town in Er­bil.

May 18, 2009

- On May 18, 2009, the fourth Ira­nian Fair opened in the Kur­dish cap­i­tal city of Er­bil which lasted for five days.

May 19, 1992

-On May 19, 1992, the Kur­dis­tan Na­tional As­sem­bly was es­tab­lished in the first free and fair elec­tions ever held in the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion or in any part of Iraq.

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