Monday: 5 GIs Reported Killed; 63 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded

Updated at 6:05 p.m. EST, Nov. 6, 2006 Curfews set in place to curb violence following the death sentence imposed on former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein are being lifted in a staggered manner. By Tuesday, all curfews should be gone. Despite the crackdown, 59 bodies were discovered across Iraq late Sunday and into Monday. Another … Continue reading “Monday: 5 GIs Reported Killed; 63 Iraqis Killed, 20 Wounded”

Sunday: 89 Iraqis, 3 GIs Killed; 71 Iraqis wounded; Saddam Sentenced To Death

Updated at 12:40 p.m. EST, Nov. 5, 2006 Today, the U.S-backed Iraqi High Tribunal sentenced Saddam Hussein to death. Pending appeals, his half-brother and another senior official will be executed as well. Several other officials received prison sentences or were acquitted. Military authorities also reported the deaths of another U.S. servicemember on Saturday. Protestations and … Continue reading “Sunday: 89 Iraqis, 3 GIs Killed; 71 Iraqis wounded; Saddam Sentenced To Death”

Saturday: 102 Iraqis Killed, 65 Injured

Updated at 10:40 p.m. EST, Nov. 4, 2006 Security forces in Iraq are on high alert awaiting the Sunday outcome of Saddam Hussein’s trial. Hoping to curb any violence the expected guilty verdict might incite, authorities have also ordered a special curfew in Baghdad and other parts of the country. However, these measures did not … Continue reading “Saturday: 102 Iraqis Killed, 65 Injured”

Friday: 132 Iraqis Killed, 14 Wounded

Updated 9:00 p.m EST, Nov. 3, 2006 Authorities in Baghdad reported the discovery of 87 bodies scattered throughout the capital over a 36-hour period. This brings the tally to 132 Iraqis killed and 14 wounded. In prominent deaths, the gunshot-riddled body of journalist Abdul Majeed Ismael Khalil was discovered in Baghdad; he was abducted last … Continue reading “Friday: 132 Iraqis Killed, 14 Wounded”

Thursday: 8 GIs, 60 Iraqis Killed; 98 Iraqis Injured

Updated at 12:40 a.m. EST, Nov. 3, 2006 The November tally of U.S. military deaths has quickly risen to eleven. Eight servicemembers were reported killed today and another two were added to yesterday’s count. Also, several prominent Iraqis and members of their families were assassinated in different parts of the country. They are among the … Continue reading “Thursday: 8 GIs, 60 Iraqis Killed; 98 Iraqis Injured”

Wednesday: 91 Iraqis, 3 GIs Killed; 42 Iraqis, 1 Marine Wounded

Updated at 11:45 a.m. EST, Nov. 2, 2006 Another 91 Iraqis were killed and 42 more wounded in violent acts today. November’s first U.S. military fatality occurred today west of Baghdad; a soldier was killed when a roadside bomb blasted his vehicle. The U.S. military also reported that a soldier was killed by small arms … Continue reading “Wednesday: 91 Iraqis, 3 GIs Killed; 42 Iraqis, 1 Marine Wounded”

Tuesday: 80 Iraqis, 2 American Soldiers Killed; 37 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 11:20 a.m. EST, Nov. 1, 2006 In the latest developments in war-torn Iraq, 80 Iraqis were killed and another 37 were wounded in violent acts. At least 40 more Iraqis are reported kidnapped in one incident alone and the U.S. military also reported two more American servicemember deaths today. One American soldier was … Continue reading “Tuesday: 80 Iraqis, 2 American Soldiers Killed; 37 Iraqis Wounded”

Monday: 107 Iraqis, 1 Marine and 1 US MP Killed; 120 Iraqis Injured

Updated at 11:50 a.m. EST, Nov.3,, 2006 In Iraq, there is little doubt now that the holiday break from violence was just that. At least 107 Iraqis have so far died on Monday and another 120 were wounded. The U.S. death toll for October alone hit 101 today making this the fourth deadliest month since … Continue reading “Monday: 107 Iraqis, 1 Marine and 1 US MP Killed; 120 Iraqis Injured”

Sunday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 25 Injured

Updated at 11:05 p.m. EST, Oct. 29, 2006 At least 94 Iraqis were killed in today’s violence. Another 25 are known injured. No foreign deaths were reported, but two Iraqi journalists were murdered in the capital. Also, Prime Minister al-Maliki’s vehicle was attacked by gunmen, but he was not present. The deputy governor of Baghdad’s … Continue reading “Sunday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 25 Injured”

Saturday: 91 Iraqis, 1 Marine Killed; 1 Coalition Soldier, 129 Iraqis Injured

Updated 11:15 a.m. EDT, Oct. 29, 2006 With the end of Friday curfews and the Eid al-Fitr holiday over, violence re-ignited today in Iraq. At least 91 Iraqis were killed and another 129 were wounded, so far. Today, the U.S. military reported that a Marine was killed on Friday "due to enemy action" in the … Continue reading “Saturday: 91 Iraqis, 1 Marine Killed; 1 Coalition Soldier, 129 Iraqis Injured”