Saturday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 7 Wounded

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki insisted today that Iraq has no need of continued U.S. presence after 2011. Nevertheless, at least eight Iraqis were killed and six more were wounded in light violence. Meanwhile, Iraqi refugees who have returned to unacceptable conditions are again leaving the country.

Saturday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 6 Wounded

Updated at 8:22 p.m. EDT, May 29, 2010 The drawn-out selection of the next prime minister continues to vex both citizens and the men who propose to run the country, as the current prime minister continues to fight for a second term. Meanwhile, a Kurdish rebel leader threatens to bow out of the peace process with Turkey over disinterest from Ankara. Also, light violence left at least eight Iraqis dead and six more wounded.

Saturday: 6 Iraqis Killed, 7 Wounded

At least six Iraqis were killed and seven more were wounded in light violence. Three U.S. soldiers were wounded on Tuesday when two "improvised rocket assisted munitions" struck a base near Amara. Meanwhile, the U.S. Marines are packing up their belongings to either go home or to Afghanistan. Also, the Iraqi government has announced plans … Continue reading “Saturday: 6 Iraqis Killed, 7 Wounded”