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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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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Release year: 2012

Directed by: David O. Russell

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

End of Watch

End of Watch

Release year: 2012

Directed by: David Ayer

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

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Looper

Looper

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths

Release year: 2012

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Books

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A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James

Fifty Shades Freed

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MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDESOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably.

Friends Forever by Danielle Steel

Friends Forever

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFive children meet on the first day of kindergarten. In the years that follow, they become friends and more than friends.

Frozen Heat by Richard Castle

Frozen Heat

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NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat gets more mystery than she imagined when she arrives at her latest crime scene. The body of an unidentified woman has been found stabbed to death

Fifty Shades Darker by E L James

Fifty Shades Darker

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MORE THAN 150 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a …