Updated at 10:55 p.m. EDT, July 13, 2009 Iraq increased security after a spate of attacks against Christians and ahead of a major Shi’ite religious observance. At least three Iraqis were killed and 28 more were wounded in the latest violence. No Coalition deaths were reported, but seven U.S. soldiers were injured in Sharqat.
Updated at 6:25 p.m. EDT, July 6, 2009 At least 9 Iraqis were killed and 17 more were wounded in the latest round of violence. Again, Mosul was the target of multiple attacks. British authorities are looking into allegations that British troops tortured Iraqi civilians in 2004. Meanwhile, the Iraqi government has banned organized trips to Saddam Hussein’s grave, even as the final resting place for the former dictator’s gun is under discussion.