Due to the extensive coverage of the London bombings, other important news has been placed on the back burner. zander provided a round up yesterday of key Iraq stories and I’ve compiled a list here of other developments I haven’t seen covered yet at BT. Feel free to add your links to articles as well.
Taliban Threat to Kill US Captive

103 Iraqi Parliamentarians Demand Withdrawal of US Troops

Iranians to train Iraq’s military

Iran promises Iraq financial aid

U.S. Government Fining Activists for Taking Medicine to Iraq

Abducted Egyptian Envoy Killed in Iraq

10 Philippine Cabinet members and ruling party urge president to resign

And, this story is perhaps one of the most shocking I’ve seen this past week:

West turns blind eye as police put Saddam’s torturers back to work

IRAQI security forces, set up by American and British troops, torture detainees by pulling out their fingernails, burning them with hot irons or giving them electric shocks, Iraqi officials say. Cases have also been recorded of bound prisoners being beaten to death by police.
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