This Week in History
August 28, 2007
Abdullah Gul was elected as the president of Turley in August 28, 2007.
August 29, 1966
-The Egyptian author, educator, Islamic theorist, poet, and the leading member of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Sayd Qutib, was hanged in August 29, 1966.
-French Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribéry was named Best Player in Europe for the 2012-13 Season by UEFA, ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
August 30, 2005
The contemporary Kurdish poet, writer, translator, and the Mufti of Iraq Mala Abdul Karim Mudarris, known as Nami, died in August 30, 2005.
August 31, 2007
American University in Sulaimaniya City was opened in a ceremony held in August 31, 2007.
September 1, 1980
-The first issue of “Barzan Newspaper” was published in September 1, 1980 in the United States of America.
-The first Iraq Cabinet headed by Ayad Alawi, was announced in September 1, 2003, after topping down Saddam Hussein, former Iraqi President.
September 2, 2008
The Vice of Russia Radio transmitted programs in Kurdish language for the first time in September 2, 2008.
September 3, 1996
The Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament held a session in a mosque in Shaqlawa town in September 3, 1996.