Monday: 3 GIs, 5 Iraqis Killed; 16 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 10:20 EST, Nov. 9, 2009 Iraq is awaiting the presidential commission’s approval of Jan. 21 as the date for the next national election. Yesterday’s passing of a contentious elections law was necessary before a polling timetable could be set. Meanwhile, at least five Iraqis were killed and 16 more were wounded across Iraq. Also, three U.S. servicemembers were killed. three U.S. servicemembers were killed.

Tuesday: 10 Iraqis Killed, 58 Wounded

Updated at 7:20 p.m. EDT, Mar. 31, 2009 A suicide bomber in Mosul took the lion’s share of today’s casualties. Overall, at least 10 Iraqis were killed and 58 more were wounded across the country. A U.S. Marine died Tuesday in a non-combat incident as well. Meanwhile, Iraq has implemented the use of unmanned aircraft to monitor the borders. Also, falling oil income has put a crimp in government spending.