Updated at 8:58 p.m. EST, Feb. 9, 2009
U.S. soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Mosul. At least 9
Iraqis were killed and another 29 were wounded in various attacks, including
one Iraqi who was an interpreter for the Americans who were killed. Also, Iraqi
officials admitted they have custody of four Guantánamo detainees. Yesterday,
no knowledge of the transfer. Meanwhile, an impasse over the selection of a new
in parliament. Meanwhile, the U.S. maintains
that Iran is still supplying arms to militants in Iraq.
bomber killed four U.S. servicembers during an attack in Mosul. The
was also killed in the attack, and three
others were wounded. A mortar attack downtown killed
three people and wounded seven others. Elsewhere, a roadside bomb wounded
two children. A 17-year-old
Yazidi girl was stabbed to death. A taxi
driver was killed in a drive-by shooting. Gunmen wounded
a policemen during an armed attack.
Iraqi soldiers were killed and eight more were wounded when a roadside bomb
blasted their patrol in Khanaqin.
In Baghdad, seven
people were wounded when a mortar fell in a Kadhimiya courtyard.
In Kirkuk, a policeman was
injured in a roadside bombing. Four al-Naqshabandiya group suspects surrendered.
casualties were reported after a bombing in Najaf.
were cleared of all charges
and freed in Fallujah.
Four detainees were released in Tal Afar
after all charges against them were cleared.
Eleven wanted suspects were
captured in Babel province.
Three murder and terror suspects were captured
in Dhi Qar province.
Four suspects were arrested
in connection with a kidnapping in Wassit province.
as schools recover from the war, Saddam Hussein, George Bush, and sectarian violence
taboo subjects for study. Meanwhile, the Iraqi military is reaching
out to former officers who fled the country after the fall of the Saddam regime.
They may be entitled to pensions. Also, lower ranking military could be allowed
to return to service.
Compiled by Margaret Griffis