At least seven Iraqis were killed and six more were wounded in a series of small attacks across the country. Meanwhile, President Obama claimed that all U.S. troops would leave Iraq by a Dec. 31 withdrawal deadline. That news came as Turkey said it would cooperate with Iran on eliminating the Kurdistan rebel threat.
Although few attacks were reported today, a pair of bombings in Baghdad left dozens of casualties. At least eight Iraqis were killed in them and in an assassination in Yathrib. Another 35 Iraqis were wounded.
At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 41 more were wounded in the latest violence, which included a bloody attack on a Sahwa fighter’s family. Meanwhile, Iran has accepted a peace deal with P.J.A.K. rebels, but Turkey continues to bomb P.K.K. targets in northern Iraq. The P.K.K., not to be left out, kidnapped three schoolteachers in Turkey.
At least two Iraqis were killed and nine more were wounded in new violence. One incident involved members of the Yazidi sect, who are threatening to demonstrate over it tomorrow. Meanwhile, Iran claims its bid to defeat P.J.A.K. rebels is almost complete.
At least 10 people were killed and 18 more were wounded in new violence across the country. Meanwhile, followers of Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr staged demonstrations in a number of cities, and the Turkish Prime Minister warned of uniting with Iran against Kurdish rebels.
At least 12 Iraqis were killed and 29 more were wounded in new violence. Meanwhile, Turkish delegation is in Iraq, discussing the viability of a cross-border raid against Kurdish rebels.
At least eight Iraqis were killed, most of them in Turkish air strikes, and another 14 were wounded in attacks across the country.
At least five Iraqis were killed and four more were wounded in very light violence as al-Qaeda in Iraq has vowed to increase attacks. Meanwhile, Turkey and Iran could be gearing up for more extensive operations in northern Iraq.
At least 10 Iraqis were killed and 35 more wounded as Turkey, Iran and the United States reported carrying out air strikes and shelling against militants in Iraq.
At least seven Iraqis were killed and 16 more were wounded in the latest violence. Two of the fatalities occurred in Iraqi Kurdistan where tensions between Iran and Kurdish rebels reheated in the last two weeks.