Baghdad Imam’s Assassination Sparks Fears of Violence

BAGHDAD – The assassination of Sheikh Ghazi Jabouri, a prominent Sunni Imam in the al-Adhamiya district of Baghdad, has raised fears of renewed sectarian violence in the wake of the March 7 elections. Tensions have been reported in the area following the assassination last Wednesday. At least two gunmen killed Sheikh Jabouri, 42, as he … Continue reading “Baghdad Imam’s Assassination Sparks Fears of Violence”

Monday: 1 US Soldier, 4 Iraqis, Masri, Baghdadi Killed

The confirmation of the deaths of two al-Qaeda figures on the U.S. most wanted list outweighed even the revelation of a secret Iraqi prison where hundreds of Sunni men may have tortured and the recount of votes from the national election. Meanwhile, at least four Iraqis were killed and 11 more were wounded in other attacks. Also, a U.S. soldier died of non-combat injuries in Basra.