Updated at 7:59 p.m. EDT, August 15, 2010 At least 33 Iraqis were killed and 91 more were wounded in fresh violence that erupted throughout central and northern Iraq. In one case, gunmen were specifically targeting Ramadan worshippers. Baghdad and nearby cities bore the brunt of the attacks. Meanwhile, new data suggest that hundreds of U.S. veterans may have misdiagnosed post-traumatic shock disorder.
Updated at 8:06 p.m. EDT, June 14, 2010 The new Iraqi parliament met today just long enough to swear in its new members as at least seven Iraqis were killed and 38 more were wounded in attacks around the country. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department wants its own “mini-army” to provide security for its diplomatic staff after the U.S. military withdraws. The U.S. military announced it is removing all hazardous waste it produced during the occupation.
Updated at 6:45 p.m. EDT, May 29, 2009 In an unusually active prayer day, at least 20 Iraqis were killed and 36 more were wounded in attacks across central and northern Iraq; more wounded were reported in an attack in Safra. A U.S. soldier was killed in Ninewa province today as well, when gunmen lobbed a hand grenade at his patrol. Also, Bangladesh plans to reopen its Iraq embassy soon.