Updated at 7:00 p.m. EDT, May 28, 2008
Clashes reignited in Sadr
City on an otherwise quiet day. At least 31 Iraqis were killed and 24 more
were wounded in the latest violence. No Coalition deaths were reported. Meanwhile,
the main Sunni political bloc has suspended
talks to rejoin the Shi'ite government led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
In Baghdad, four
dumped bodies were discovered in Ubaidi. Another four
bodies were found in other areas. At the Diyala Bridge, six
people were wounded. No
casualties were reported after mortars struck a ministry building.
special groups gunmen were killed and one more was wounded during clashes
in eastern Baghdad. Iraqi forces captured
seven suspects and arrested
a journalist during a raid on his home. Also, two
Iraqi servicemembers were killed and three wounded during security operations,
but they were able to round up 28 suspects in the process.
people were killed and eight more were wounded during clashes between gunmen
and U.S. forces in Sadr City. A recent cease-fire between the Mahdi Army
and Iraqi forces does not apply to U.S. troops.
father and son were killed and another son was wounded when a roadside bomb
blasted their vehicle while on a highway near Qara Tara.
a roadside bomb killed
one person and wounded a second.
more people were reported wounded in roadside bombings in Diyala province.
Diyala police released
160 detainees after they proved their innocence.
people were killed during clashes near Karbala.
a mob stormed the home of an Awakening Council (Sahwa) leader and stabbed
him to death.
was wounded when a roadside bomb blasted a convoy carrying a senior Kirkuk
U.S. forces arrested
three men wearing women's clothing in the Lake Tharthar region.
Five al-Qaeda suspects were detained
soldier was wounded during a roadside bombing in Mosul. Also, seven suspects
Diwaniya, two suspects were arrested.
Eleven suspects were detained
Compiled by Margaret Griffis