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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2012.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2012?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war:
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  • 04 Sep 2012 Mexican Drug War:
  • 05 Sep 2012 A drone strike conducted by the United States kills at least five suspected militants in the eastern Yemeni province of Hadhramaut. (Reuters)
  • 06 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war:
  • 07 Sep 2012 Canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran by closing its embassy in Tehran and ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from Ottawa, over support for Syria, nuclear plans and alleged rights abuses.
  • 08 Sep 2012 Bahraini uprising (2011–present):
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  • 11 Sep 2012 18 ampndash A series of protests is directed against United States diplomatic missions worldwide, as well as diplomatic missions of Germany, Switzerland and United Kingdom in some countries, after the screening of a Youtube trailer for the film ''Innocence of Muslims''. In Libya the attacks result in the deaths of the United States Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, and 3 other Americans.
  • 12 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war
  • 13 Sep 2012 Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N. and Arab League special envoy for the Syrian civil war, arrives in Damascus fighting goes on in the east of the capital. (''Oman Observer'')
  • 14 Sep 2012 2012 Anti-Islam film protests:
  • 15 Sep 2012 War in Afghanistan:
  • 16 Sep 2012 Syrian Civil War: Violence between government forces and rebels continues in several Syrian provinces. (Al Jazeera)
  • 17 Sep 2012 Syrian Civil War: Human rights investigators from the United Nations expand a secret list of people in Syria suspected of committing war crimes. Diplomat Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro urges the U.N. Security Council to bring the situation to the International Criminal Court. (Reuters)
  • 18 Sep 2012 Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's faction, claims to be responsible for a suicide bomber who strikes near Kabul Airport in Afghanistan killing twelve people. (Reuters)
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  • 21 Sep 2012 Australia temporarily closes its High Commission in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. It says it fears violent protests aimed at Western countries as a result of recent controversies. (AAP via ''The Australian'')
  • 22 Sep 2012 2012 diplomatic missions attacks
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  • 24 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war:: At least 24 people are killed in violence across Syria. (DPA via The Hindu)
  • 25 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war:: A Save the Children report details the plight of children in Syria. (CBS)
  • 26 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war:: Twin explosions near the headquarters of the Syrian Armed Forces in central Damascus kill at least four military guards. (Al Jazeera)Press TV correspondent Maya Nasser is killed by sniper fire while reporting from the scene of twin bomb blasts in Damascus. (The Guardian)Qatar calls for Arab intervention in Syria. (Al Jazeera)Local activists report a massacre of over 40 civilians by the Syrian army in the Damascus suburb of Thiabieh. (TIME)
  • 27 Sep 2012 Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health voices concerns that the novel coronavirus, similar to SARS and reported to have originated from the country, might affect the Hajj, the religious pilgrimage set to occur next month. The ministry suggests that travelers take the necessary precautions. (ABC News)
  • 28 Sep 2012 Somali and African Union forces launch a coordinated assault on the Somali port city of Kismayo to take back the city from al-Shabaab militants. (BBC)
  • 29 Sep 2012 Somali Civil War: Al-Shabaab militants withdraw from the Somali port city of Kismayo after Somali and African Union forces launched a coordinated assault on Kismayo on Friday. (BBC)
  • 30 Sep 2012 At least four Buddhist temples and fifteen homes are burnt by hundreds of Muslims in Bangladesh, angry about a picture allegedly posted on Facebook by a Buddhist man that had allegedly insulted Islam. (Times of India) (BBC)

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Books

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A Wanted Man by Lee Child

A Wanted Man

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes Lee Child’s short story “Not a Drill” and an excerpt from Make Me!“The indomitable Reacher burns up the pages.”—USA Today Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning.

I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

I, Michael Bennett

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Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get …

Trickster'S Point by William Kent Krueger

Trickster'S Point

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The dying don’t easily become the dead. The next novel in William Kent Krueger’s New York Times bestselling series finds Cork O’Connor sitting in the shadow of a towering monolith known

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough

How Children Succeed

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“Drop the flashcards—grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call.”—People Why do some children succeed while others fail?

Dearie by Bob Spitz

Dearie

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A Time, Washington Post, and NPR Best Book of the YearThe stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution that has