Updated at 7:15 p.m. EDT, June 4, 2009 At least two Iraqis were killed and 24 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Also, a U.S. soldier was killed in a Kirkuk province grenade attack, while a second U.S. soldier was wounded during an attack in Fallujah. Meanwhile, Romanian forces formally ended their mission during a ceremony attended by Romanian president Traian Basescu in Nasariya.
Updated at 5:50 p.m. EDT, May 15, 2009 At least six Iraqis were killed and another nine were wounded in the latest attacks. No Coalition troops deaths were reported, but a British employee of a security firm was killed in Hilla. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki called for a reduction in power-sharing pacts between Shi’ites and minority groups.