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”

Tuesday: 12 Iraqis Killed, 26 Wounded

Updated at 8:50 p.m. EST, Dec. 29, 2009 At least 12 Iraqis were killed and 26 more were wounded in the latest attacks. Meanwhile, Iraq’s national security adviser reiterated claims that Ba’athists are planning new attacks ahead of national elections. National security adviser Safa Hussein told AFP that al-Qaeda in Iraq has come under increased … Continue reading “Tuesday: 12 Iraqis Killed, 26 Wounded”

Monday: 8 Iraqis Killed, 32 Wounded

Updated at 8:50 p.m. EST, Dec. 14, 2009 At least eight Iraqis were killed and 32 more were wounded in the latest violence. One small attack took place last week, but the delayed account highlights the difficulties in reporting casualties in the war-torn country. Meanwhile, female servicemembers who have returned home to the United States report having difficulties transitioning back into society. Also, Iran says it will try three American hikers who crossed into the country from Iraq, and new details arose from an investigation into the Bloody Tuesday bombings.

Monday: 1 US Soldier, 31 Iraqis Killed; 52 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 10:16 p.m. EST, Nov. 16, 2009 At least 31 Iraqis were killed and 52 more were wounded during an alarming surge in violence today. In one attack, 13 Iraqis were executed by men who were wearing Iraqi army uniforms. A U.S. soldier died of injuries received in a vehicular accident as well. Meanwhile, a British soldier convicted of a war crime detailed some of the abuses Iraqis were subjected to by his fellow soldiers.

Wednesday: 1 US Soldier, 10 Iraqis Killed; 19 Iraqis Wounded

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.

Tuesday: 11 Iraqis Killed, 18 Wounded

Updated at 6:05 p.m. EDT, Oct. 13, 2009 At least 11 Iraqis were killed and 18 more were wounded in the latest violence. The political atmosphere in Baghdad, however, nearly eclipsed the reports of attacks across the country. Parliamentary speaker Iyad Al Samarrai warned that issues surrounding Kirkuk could stall the adoption of a new election law. Meanwhile, the Iraqi parliament approved the return of a small number of British troops. Also, Baghdad Operations Command complained their arrests are being politicized.

Tuesday: 14 Iraqis Killed, 45 Wounded

Updated at 7:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 6, 2009 At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 45 more were wounded in today’s violence. The attacks included one in Anbar province, where assaults are once again becoming frequent. Not only are some Iraqis there turning their backs on the Coalition, a new operation in Ninewa could be forcing gunmen to flee to other provinces.

Sunday: 1 US Marine, 4 Iraqis Killed; 18 Iraqis Wounded

Updated at 8:55 p.m. EDT, July 19, 2009 At least four Iraqis were killed and 18 more were wounded in a light day of violence. A U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Anbar province. So far, no outright attacks against Shi’ite pilgrims have been reported; however, a blast in Numaniya reminded pilgrims to stay alert to trouble as they head home from Baghdad.

Thursday: 2 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded

At least two Iraqis were killed and 21 were wounded in the latest attacks. One attack was against Shi’ite pilgrims heading to Baghdad for an important religious observance. Another attack took place in Garma where Iraqi security forces killed a policeman. No Coalition troops were reported killed.

Wednesday: 14 Iraqis Killed, 69 Wounded

Updated at 11:36 p.m. EDT, July 15, 2009 At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 69 more were wounded on what would have been a quiet day if not for a bombing in Ramadi. The bombing and an unrelated arrest in another Anbar city may signal that the quiet province could once again see regular violence from Sunni militias.