This date in history: January 16

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I don’t have a long tale to share today, but January 16 is the anniversary of a few important days in Middle East-related history that should be commemorated. On this date in 929, Abd al-Rahman III declared that his Emirate of Cordoba was no more,…

This date in history: January 16

I don’t have a long tale to share today, but January 16 is the anniversary of a few important days in Middle East-related history that should be commemorated. On this date in 929, Abd al-Rahman III declared that his Emirate of Cordoba was no more, and in its place he created the Caliphate of Cordoba.… Continue reading This date in history: January 16