Pregnant Woman Executed; 57 Killed Across Iraq

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Pregnant Woman Executed; 57 Killed Across Iraq

Parliament announced
on Tuesday the start of a corruption investigation. In response to it, Prime
Minister Haider al-Abadi banned six lawmakers, including Speaker Salim
al-Jabouri
, from traveling while the corruption allegations are
investigated. However, Parliament rejected it, saying the premier could not
impose the ban. On Monday, Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi
appeared in Parliament to address allegations of corruption in his ministry. He
blamed
six others, including his original accuser, of corruption and claimed they were
blackmailing him.

At least 57 people were killed:

In Baghdad, militants shot three
women to death
at a home in Hayy al-Nasr.

Militants executed
a pregnant woman
who was fleeing Marir village and arrested four
children who were with her.

Security forces killed
28 militants
on Khalidiya Island.

Twelve
militants were killed
in a strike on Rawa.

In Mosul, an airstrike killed
six militants
.

Airstrikes on Rashad left four
militants dead
.

Three militants
were killed
in a failed attack on Shirqat.

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  • JosephConrad

    THE U.S. WANTS TO MAKE IRAQ A ‘KILLING FIELD’ WITH LITTLE CLEAN, ARABLE LAND;
    1/3 THE POPULATION; POLLUTED WATER & 50 % OF POPULATION. THE REST????
    ISRAELI COLONY ‘OVERSEEING’ LOWLY MUSLIM SHIITE SLAVES IN OIL PRODUCTION!