Iraq Ministry To Launch ID Center As New Mass Grave Yields 27 Dead

New violence left 11 Iraqis dead and 10 more wounded. Separately, a mass grave yielded 27 decomposed bodies. Meanwhile, Turkey renewed its air strikes against rebels in northern Iraq, and Iran declared victory in its own operations on a related group of Kurdish rebels.

Friday: 5 Iraqis Killed, 13 Wounded; Mass Grave Found

At least five Iraqis were killed and 13 were wounded in new attacks, while a remnant from the height of sectarian violence, a mass grave, was discovered containing 153 decayed bodies. Also, demonstrations against meager food rations and electricity shortages continued across Iraq.

Sunday: 15 Iraqis Killed, 8 Wounded

At least four Iraqis were killed and eight more were wounded in the latest attacks, while 11 badly decomposed bodies were discovered in a mass grave. It is expected that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will unveil his new cabinet tomorrow. Iraqiya leader Ayad Allawi will be watching carefully, making sure Maliki sticks to his promise to fairly distribute the streets.

Monday: 3 Iraqis Killed, 13 Wounded

Updated at 8:48 p.m. EST, Jan. 11, 2010 At least three Iraqis were killed and 13 more were wounded in light violence. Among them is one election employee, only one of several who have suffered thanks to their connection to the March poll. Security officials are focused today on two Saddam-era mass graves hundreds of … Continue reading “Monday: 3 Iraqis Killed, 13 Wounded”

Sunday: 4 Iraqis Killed, 2 Wounded

At least four Iraqis were killed and two more were wounded in light violence. Several political stories are still in the headlines, including those of the Blackwater case, the bombing in Ramadi last week, and the resolution of the Peter Moore abduction. Also, a mass grave dating to the Saddam regime was found in Karbala. … Continue reading “Sunday: 4 Iraqis Killed, 2 Wounded”