Updated at 4:58 p.m. EDT, Sept. 14, 2008
At least 17 Iraqis
were killed and 24 more were wounded in the latest attacks. One
U.S. soldier died in a non-combat incident as well. Also, Iraq wants the
U.S. and Iran to resume
talks on Iraq security that began last year. Meanwhile, the U.S. is trying
to push through more arms deal for Iraq and Afghanistan.
two brothers were found shot
to death. Gunmen attacked a publishing house, wounding
three workers and a passerby. Two
policemen were killed and one more was wounded in an attack at a checkpoint.
In Baghdad, two
civilians were injured by a bomb blast in Maysaloon Square. Mortars
struck the Green Zone without leaving
casualties. A bomb killed
two people and wounded six others in Karrada. Two
dumped bodies were found. Also, 33 suspects were detained.
A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol in Hawija wounded
three civilians instead.
In Saidiya, three bombs killed
seven policemen and wounded six more.
A roadside bomb in Fallujah
killed a civilian and
wounded two policemen. One of the policemen is in critical condition.
An Awakening Council (Sahwa) member
was killed when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Iskandariya.
Four suspects were arrested
Four suspects, three of them wanted men, were detained
In Diyala, a man suspected of killing 50 people
by Margaret Griffis