Updated at 8:25 p.m. EST, Dec. 25, 2009 At least 27 Iraqis were killed and 83 more were wounded in both Ashura-related violence and other attacks. In northern Iraq, Shabaks and Christians fought over decorations at a church. Meanwhile, a controversial rule that would punish pregnant soldiers was dropped when the U.S. military issued new … Continue reading “Friday: 27 Iraqis Killed, 83 Wounded”
Updated at 8:22 p.m. EST, Dec. 2, 2009 At least three Iraqis were killed and 18 were wounded in violence across central Iraq. Most of the wounded were from a previously reported incident, but the casualty figures were revised. The rest of the wounded and one of the dead were from a U.S. attack on a Kurdish security force in Diyala.
Updated at 7:06 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2009 The political situation in disputed border areas surrounding Iraqi Kurdistan continues to threaten the stability of the country. At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 19 more were wounded in attacks around northern and central Iraq though none of these casualties was the direct result of Kurdish tensions. One U.S. soldier died from non-combat injuries at Camp Victory as well.
Updated at 6:47 p.m. EDT, Oct. 5, 2009 At least 12 Iraqis were killed and 62 more were wounded across the country. Meanwhile, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani warned that he would call for a boycott of January elections if it is not run on the “open list” system.
TUpdated at 7:05 p.m. EDT, Sept. 28, 2009 The lull in violence that began with the Eid observances has ended. At least 27 Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded in the latest attacks.
Updated at 7:10 p.m. EDT, Sept. 7, 2009 At least 39 Iraqis were killed and 70 more were wounded in the latest violence. The uptick in attacks included significant bombings in Ramadi and Baquba, and a series of attacks in Baghdad. Details from a Karbala bombing are still sketchy, but it could turn out to be the bloodiest bombing of the day. No Coalition deaths were reported.