Updated at 9:03 p.m. EDT, March 31, 2010 At least four Iraqis were killed and six were wounded in unusually light violence. Meanwhile, the governor of Ninewa province called for the release of Iraqi detainees who have not been convicted of any crimes.
Updated at 8:10 p.m. EST, Nov. 26, 2009 On the eve of Eid al-Adha, at least nine Iraqis were killed and 54 more wounded. The holiday, which commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, is set to begin Friday for Sunnis and Saturday for Shi’ites.
A relatively peaceful Saturday across Iraq was used by hundreds of Iraqis to demonstrate for open elections and better services. In Ninewa province though, over 1,000 residents came out in support of a new security campaign. Meanwhile, a captured Saudi fighter recounts to the press his tale of journeying to Iraq. At least three Iraqis were wounded in the latest violence.
Updated at 8:53 p.m. EDT, Aug. 18, 2009 At least six Iraqis were killed and 24 more were wounded in the latest violence. Besides a bombing in southern Baghdad, the most significant news to come out of Iraq today dealt with militants. U.S. authorities are releasing a number of Shi’ite militants they would rather keep incarcerated. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki gave Syria a list of suspects he wants extradited to Iraq and asked Syria to help prevent fighters from crossing the border.
Updated at 9:09 p.m. EDT, July 30, 2009 At least 17 Iraqis were killed and 63 more were wounded in attacks across the country. No further deaths were reported at Camp Ashraf, but the Iraqi government finally admitted that some of the residents were killed. No Coalition deaths were reported.