This Week in History
June 10, 2000
- Syrian statesman Hafez alAssad, died in June 10, 2000. was President of Syria from 1971 to 2000, Prime Minister from 1970 to 1971, Regional secretary of the Regional Command of the Syrian Regional Branch and Secretary General of the National Command of the Ba'ath Party from 1971 to 2000.
June 11, 1994
-The first issue of “Raman” Magazine was published Salahaddin town in Erbil in June 11, 1994.
June 12, 2005
-Masoud Barzani was elected as the president of Kurdistan Region in the Parliament after winning all the MP’s votes in June 12, 2005.
June 13, 2005
- The Kurdish Satellite TV Channel of “Zagros” was founded in Erbil in June 13, 2005.
June 14, 2007
-On June 14, 2007– The Kurdistan Region president, Masoud Barzani received the United States Deputy Secretary of State, John Negroponte in Salahaddin Town in Erbil.
- Che Guevara, who was Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist, was born in June 14, 1928.
June 15, 2009
- The famous Kurdish Journalist and author, Ahmad Mahmud Jazeeri, passed away in June 15, 2009.
June 16, 1992
-On June 16, 1992, the Iraqi United National Congress, an umbrella Iraqi opposition group led by Ahmed Chalabi, was founded. It was formed with the aid and direction of the United States government following the Gulf War, for the purpose of fomenting the overthrow of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.