Iraq Recent History (2000-present)

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  • The U.S. and the arms inspectors

    UK’s ambassador to the UN says the diplomatic process on Iraq has ended; arms inspectors evacuate; US President George W Bush gives Saddam Hussein and his sons 48 hours to leave Iraq or face war.
  • Suddam Hussain Discovered

    Saddam Hussein was captured by U.S. forces. He was discovered in a mud hole by a remote farmhouse near his home city of Tikrit, Iraq.
  • Constitution

    Iraq’s governing council unanimously approved the nation’s new constitution.
  • Saddam Hussain Execution

    Saddam Hussein is found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death. Saddam Hussein is executed by hanging on Dec. 30th.
  • U.S. Troops Withdraw

    US troops withdraw from towns and cities in Iraq, six years after the invasion, having formally handed over security duties to new Iraqi forces.