Friday: 41 Iraqis, 1 US GI, 1 UK Soldier Killed; 15 Iraqis Injured

Updated 5:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2006 Violence diminished dramatically during the three-day, feast holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which ended yesterday. With various curfews in effect during today’s day of prayer, violence is expected to stay low. Yet, 41 Iraqis have already been reported killed today, while another 15 are known injured. Searches are ongoing … Continue reading “Friday: 41 Iraqis, 1 US GI, 1 UK Soldier Killed; 15 Iraqis Injured”

Thursday: 77 Iraqis, 5 American Servicemembers Killed; 55 Iraqis Injured

Updated at 11:20 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2006 Reports place the number of Iraqi dead at over 77, at least another 55 were injured. Also, the U.S. military reported that five American servicemembers were killed on Wednesday. Violence was tempered by the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday; however, hotspots remain, especially in the Diyala and Anbar … Continue reading “Thursday: 77 Iraqis, 5 American Servicemembers Killed; 55 Iraqis Injured”

Wednesday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 39 Injured

Updated 6:25 p.m. EDT, Oct. 26, 2006 The end of the Muslim holy period of Ramadan was thought to mark the beginning of a more peaceful time in Iraq; however, the killings and attacks continue at only a slightly decelerated pace. Today at least 49 Iraqis were killed and another 39 were injured in ongoing … Continue reading “Wednesday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 39 Injured”

Tuesday: 54 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded; 4 Servicemembers Reported Killed

Updated 10:50 a.m. EDT, Oct. 25, 2006 In Iraq, Eid al-Fitr continued today and so did the attacks. Even though the violence was tempered by the holiday, 54 Iraqis were killed and another 52 were wounded. The U.S. military reported that a Baghdad-based soldier died at 2:15 a.m from an explosive device planted in the … Continue reading “Tuesday: 54 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded; 4 Servicemembers Reported Killed”

Monday: 83 Iraqis Killed, 42 Wounded; GI Missing

Updated at 7:00 p.m. EDT, Oct. 23, 2006 With Ramadan over, Sunni Muslims today began to observe the joyous holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Shi’ite Muslims begin this celebration of the end of Ramadan fasting tomorrow. While some Iraqis have used the holiday as an opportunity to end violence, many others are shunning public activities with … Continue reading “Monday: 83 Iraqis Killed, 42 Wounded; GI Missing”

Bloody Weekend: 200 Iraqis, 12 GIs Killed; 164 Iraqis, 7 GIs Injured

Updated at 6:25 p.m. EDT, Oct. 23, 2006 Six American servicemembers were killed on Sunday and another six died on Saturday. Also, a civilian contractor was killed and four U.S. soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb blasted their vehicle as it was traveling outside Baghdad. Another three GIs were wounded in the Salahuddin Province. … Continue reading “Bloody Weekend: 200 Iraqis, 12 GIs Killed; 164 Iraqis, 7 GIs Injured”

Saturday: 82 Iraqis Killed, 102 Wounded; Three Marines Killed

Updated at 11:13 a.m. EDT, Oct. 22, 2006 Three Marines were killed during operations in Anbar Province today; the Military reported they died "from enemy action." A soldier from El Salvador was killed and four others injured when they were blasted by a roadside bomb. Also, 82 Iraqis have been killed and 102 have suffered … Continue reading “Saturday: 82 Iraqis Killed, 102 Wounded; Three Marines Killed”

Friday: 52 Iraqis Killed, 120 Injured; 1 U.S. Soldier Killed

Updated at 9:55 p.m. EDT, Oct. 20, 2006 As hostilities between the Mahdi Army and local police in the Maysan Province grew in intensity, today’s number of reported casualties in Iraq climbed to 52 dead and 120 injured. Also, a U.S. soldier was killed early this morning when his vehicle was struck by an explosive … Continue reading “Friday: 52 Iraqis Killed, 120 Injured; 1 U.S. Soldier Killed”

Thursday: 120 Iraqis Killed, 179 Wounded; 3 GIs Dead, 1 Marine Killed

Updated 11:15 p.m. EDT, Oct. 19, 2006 Today, at least 120 Iraqis were killed and 179 more were wounded in ongoing violence. Three American soldiers were reported killed, one Marine died, and three more soldiers were injured. A Marine died “from enemy action” in Anbar Province today. The U.S. military also reported that an American … Continue reading “Thursday: 120 Iraqis Killed, 179 Wounded; 3 GIs Dead, 1 Marine Killed”

Wednesday: 78 Iraqis Killed, 46 Injured

Updated at 12:40 p.m. EDT, Oct. 19, 2006 In a relatively quiet day for Iraqi citizens, 78 Iraqis are known dead and another 44 have suffered injuries due to ongoing violence in the country. The U.S. military announced that one American soldier died today and 10 American servicemen were killed on Tuesday. Also, the death … Continue reading “Wednesday: 78 Iraqis Killed, 46 Injured”