Suicide Bombers Strike Government Buildings; 131 Killed Across Iraqby Margaret Griffis, March 31, 2016Print This | Share This Having successfully steered Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi into submitting names for a new cabinet, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ended his sit-in. Lawmakers now have 10 days to approve the nominees. He also told his followers to abandon their sit-in as well, but to continue their weekly protests throughout Iraq.
The U.S. military has as many as 21 generals
in Iraq, even though there are only about 5,000 troops.
At least 131 were killed and 21 were wounded:
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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006. Search Antiwar.com
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