Tuesday: 2 Iraqis Killed

Only two Iraqis were killed in an unusually light day of violence. Meanwhile, the Iraq government has freed the leader of Asa’ib al-Haq or the League of the Righteous. Qais al-Khazali, the leader of Asa’ib al-Haq, was ostensibly released as part of a loose deal that allowed British hostage Peter Moore to return to freedom. … Continue reading “Tuesday: 2 Iraqis Killed”

Sunday: 2 Iraqis Killed, 5 Wounded

The oilfield standoff ended peacefully today after talks between the Iraqi and Iranian foreign ministers went well. Elsewhere, the country has been relatively quiet due to the Islamic New Year and upcoming Ashura observances. The upcoming Western holidays are also adding to the lack of news reports. At least two Iraqis were killed and five … Continue reading “Sunday: 2 Iraqis Killed, 5 Wounded”