Iraq competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The Middle Eastern nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.
Iraq competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States.
Iraq competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England, under the name of the Hashmite Kingdom of Iraq. The country participated in two sports, athletics and basketball, sending a total of 12 athletes.
Iraq competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 21 competitors, all men, took part in 23 events in 5 sports.
Iraq competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, which ran from October 11, 1964, to October 24, 1964. Iraq sent thirteen athletes to compete in boxing, weightlifting and track and field but did not win any medals.
Iraq competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. Three competitors, all men, took part in four events in three sports.
Iraq competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
The Anglo–Iraqi War was a British-led Allied military campaign against Iraq under Rashid Ali, who had seized power during the Second World War with assistance from Germany and Italy. The campaign resulted in the downfall of Ali's government, the re-occupation of Iraq by the United Kingdom, and the return to power of the Regent of Iraq, Prince 'Abd al-Ilah, an ally to the United Kingdom.
The 14 July Revolution, also known as the 1958 Iraqi coup d'état, took place on 14 July 1958 in Iraq, and resulted in the overthrow of the Hashemite monarchy in Iraq that had been established by King Faisal I in 1921 under the auspices of the British. King Faisal II, Prince 'Abd al-Ilah, and Prime Minister Nuri al-Said were killed during the uprising.
The Iraqi Republic , colloquially known as the First Iraqi Republic was a state forged in 1958 under the rule of President Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i and Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Qasim. ar-Ruba'i and Qasim first came to power through the 14 July Revolution in which the Kingdom of Iraq's Hashemite monarchy was overthrown.
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