The seventh anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion was met with little fanfare in Iraq, but the violence continues. At least 13 Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded.
Updated at 7:07 p.m. EST, Feb. 11, 2010 Hundreds of former Blackwater security guards have until Sunday to leave Iraq in a clear act of retribution for the dismissal of a U.S. court case against the company. The Iraqi government, meanwhile, also complained about former PM Allawi’s “dangerous” statements about civil war. At least three Iraqis were killed and eight were wounded in light violence, while a U.S. soldier died of injuries received in a non-combat incident.
Updated at 7:40 p.m. EST, Jan. 15, 2010 At least 33 Iraqis were killed and 127 more were wounded in today’s attacks. Among them was a multiple bomb attack in the holy city of Najaf. Meanwhile, a former Iraqi leader criticized the controversial decision to ban 500 Iraqis from running in March elections. Former Iraqi … Continue reading “Thursday: 33 Iraqis Killed, 127 Wounded”