30 November Events in Iraq
Seven people were wounded in Baquba when a mortar round hit a residence.
In Latifiyah, south of Baghdad, the bodies of two Iraqi civilians, shot through the head, were found alongside a pipeline.
Shi'ites prepare mega-slate to receive benediction of Ayatollah Ali Sistani. The slate of Shi'ite candidates, numbering more than 200, is in the final stages, says Badr Abdel Hussein Abtane.
Abu Ghraib : German lawyers prepare to sue Rumsfeld, Tenet and Sanchez. A Berlin lawyers' collective has announced that it will take Donald Rumsfeld and other officials to court for war crimes involving detention practices and torture at the Abu Ghraib prison.
19:00 Oil pipeline sabotaged. An oil pipeline connecting the Dora refinery with the Musayyib power generation station, 80 km southeast of Baghdad, was sabotaged by rebels. The explosion caused a power blackout in Babylon Province.
17:15 Ferry overturns. A ferry used on the Tigris River in Kurdisan sank. Death toll is expected to climb to 40.
16:33 Five US soldiers wounded. Five US soldiers were wounded in a carbombing west of Baghdad on the airport road.
15:30 Ferry overturns. Five persons were drowned and another 27 missing after a ferry overturned on the Tigris River where a strong current was running. On board were 44 Kurdish laborers entering Iraq from Turkey following reopening of the border. 12 people managed to swim ashore.
10:31 Allawi to visit Moscow. Iyad Allawi will be in Moscow on 6 and 7 December on an official visit. Joining Allawi will be the ministers of Oil, Energy, Health, Communications and Economic Planning and the Deputy Minister of Defense.
08:54 Carbombing in Baiji. Four civilians were killed and two US soldiers wounded when a carbomb targeted a US convoy in Baiji.
06:40 US soldier dies in northern Iraq. A US soldier was killed by a roadside bomb near the town of Alazu.
03:53 Fallujah: hundreds of homemade bombs found. US troops found 750 remotely detonated homemade bombs in Fallujah over the last three weeks.