99 Killed in Iraq; Dozens Executed in Mosul

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99 Killed in Iraq; Dozens Executed in Mosul

Iraq commanders say
the operation in Fallujah has stalled because there is no coordination
between the disparate security forces fighting the Islamic State militants.
While these groups bicker about their various roles, the conditions for civilians
in the city are deteriorating quickly. Refugees say that the militants have
been using food to bribe residents into joining their tanks.

Iraqi authorities have banned
human rights groups from interviewing the alleged victims of Shi’ite militiamen.
Hundreds of men are being held in Saqlawiya under the pretense that they
being investigated for ties to ISIS. The militiamen deny the allegations.

Hours after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi fired several
officials, protesters returned to Tahrir
Square
to resume their anti-corruption demonstrations.
Gone are the general director of Iraqi intelligence, director of the trade bank
of Iraq, and head of the Iraqi media network. The directors of the
Agricultural, Industrial, Rafidain, Rasheed, and Real Estate banks were also
removed from their posts.

At least 99 were killed and 41 more were
wounded
:

In Mosul, militants executed
65 people
.

A car bomb in the holy city of Karbala killed
10 people and wounded 26 more
.

In Baghdad, one
person was killed and seven were wounded
by a blast in Nahrawan.

Five
displaced people were killed
in a blast in Khazar.

In Haditha, two
women were killed
when four
suicide bombers
attacked an asphalt plant.

Gunmen in Muqdadiya killed
an elderly man and wounded his wife
.

A 14-year-old
boy was shot dead
in Abu Saida.

Six
militants were killed
in a strike on Falahat.

Shelling left four
militants dead and seven wounded
in Albu Ziyab.

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