Updated at 8:05 p.m. EST, Nov. 19, 2009 At least four Iraqis were killed and five more wounded. Also, a man believed to be Egyptian was also killed. These attacks all occurred in Mosul. Two attacks on U.S. targets also took place, but no casualties were reported in those.
Updated at 8:40 p.m. EST, Nov. 18, 2009 At least four Iraqis were killed and six more were wounded in light violence. Meanwhile, U.S. General Ray Odierno warned that al-Qaeda in Iraq is becoming less dominated by foreigners as Iraqis take over the group. Also, four U.S. servicemembers were removed from the military following their convinctions in the murder of an Iraqi man.
Although election news overshadowed reports of attacks, at least seven Iraqis were killed and 19 more were wounded across the country.
Updated at 10:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 9, 2009 At least six Iraqis were killed and 18 more were wounded in the latest attacks. An anti-insurgent Sunni cleric was among those killed. Meanwhile, parliament is debating what system, open or closed lists, to use in January’s elections.
Updated at 7:17 p.m. EDT, May 18, 2009 At least five Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in the latest attacks. A man the Iraqi government claims is a top leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq gave a detailed interview to security officials on his alleged operations. Also, Iraq’s Federal Court selected January 30 as the date for the next general elections. These will be the first national elections since late 2005. Meanwhile, a leading politician in Diyala was arrested.