Updated at 10:12 p.m. EST, Nov. 30, 2010 Even though U.S. troops are set to leave Iraq next year, the U.S. State Department and Pentagon believe it will stay expensive to keep remaining Americans safe in the country. Iraqi civilians also must worry about such attacks and other hardships they continue to suffer now. At least seven Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded in today’s light attacks.
At least five Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in new attacks. Turkish man was wounded as well. The prime minister continued to seek foreign support for his return to the premiership for a second term in a row, while his rival is mounting an internal campaign.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is in Tehran garnering support for his claim to another term as premier while at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 22 more were wounded in new violence back home. Also, one U.S. soldier was killed in a non-combat event in southern Iraq. The Pentagon is asking news outlets to ignore, … Continue reading “Monday: US Soldier, 10 Iraqis Killed; 22 Iraqis Wounded”
The first nationwide census in decades was delayed again due to political concerns in northern areas of Iraq. Meanwhile, at least 12 Iraqis were killed and 14 more were wounded in the latest violence. Also, Ninevah provincial Gov. Atheel al-Nujaifi, a Sunni, warned that Iraqi’s fragile democracy could be derailed if Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is allowed to shoehorn his way into the premiership again.
The first U.S. soldier to die since the withdrawal of combat troops this week was killed in during a rocket attack in Basra today. At least four Iraqis were killed and 43 more were wounded in other attacks.
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”