Monday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 26 Wounded

At least nine Iraqis were killed and 26 more were wounded in attacks in northern Iraq. Meanwhile, Iraq has filed a civil lawsuit against Blackwater Worldwide in a U.S. court; Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vowed to obtain justice for the victims of the Blackwater shooting. Also, some Iraqis fear that upcoming elections could mean a … Continue reading “Monday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 26 Wounded”

Thursday: 9 Iraqis Killed, 54 Wounded

Updated at 8:10 p.m. EST, Nov. 26, 2009 On the eve of Eid al-Adha, at least nine Iraqis were killed and 54 more wounded. The holiday, which commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, is set to begin Friday for Sunnis and Saturday for Shi’ites.

Federal Prosecutors Say Blackwater ‘Specifically Intended to Kill’ Civilians

A month ago, most major, corporate media outlets ignored the sworn statements of two former Blackwater employees, one of whom — identified in court papers as John Doe #2 — alleged that the company’s owner Erik Prince "views himself as a Christian crusader tasked with eliminating Muslims and the Islamic faith from the globe," and … Continue reading “Federal Prosecutors Say Blackwater ‘Specifically Intended to Kill’ Civilians”