Five Iraqis Killed, Four Wounded As al-Qaeda in Iraq Vows to Increase Attacks

At least five Iraqis were killed and four more were wounded in very light violence as al-Qaeda in Iraq has vowed to increase attacks. Meanwhile, Turkey and Iran could be gearing up for more extensive operations in northern Iraq.

Sunday: 17 Iraqis Killed, 6 Wounded

At least 17 Iraqis were killed and six more were wounded in Sunday’s attacks. Meanwhile, members of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) are accused of killing a Turkish soldier and wounding two other people during an attack in eastern Turkey. Meanwhile, K.A.R. President Massoud Barzani warned Iran against shelling border areas. The attacks target Party For A Free Life In Kurdistan (PJAK) rebels who, like the PKK, hide in northern Iraq and share the same goal of an independent Kurdistan.