Updated at 5:27 p.m. EST, Nov. 7, 2008
At least 10 Iraqis were
killed and another 15 were wounded during light violence on the prayer day.
Although there was a break in bombings today, officials are still concerned
about the uptick in the use of "sticky bombs" during October. A U.S.
solider died from non-combat related causes in At Ta'mim province as well.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani could veto
a minority rights bill that many have complained does not give minority enough
participation in provincial councils. Meanwhile, the purported leader of the Islamic
State of Iraq, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi called
on U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan.
In Baghdad, two people were
killed and seven others were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a taxicab
was detonated in the Doura neighborhood. In Jamiya, another bomb
killed four people and wounded
as many six others; a second bomb injured
three first responders.
A roadside bomb targeting a group of Awakening
Council (Sahwa) members in Adhaim killed
two and wounded five others.
In Kut, gunmen killed
A large cache of ammunition and explosives was found
In Baquba, about 15 gunmen attacked
a petrol station and stole $36,000 after confining the staff.
killed a suspected al-Qaeda
leader in Tarmiyah.
A bomb blast in Hawija left no
casualties. A second bomb was defused.
Compiled by Margaret