11 April 2006 Events in Iraq and in the Region
Karachi. 45 are dead in a bomb blast in a city park during a celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. 50 are wounded.
23:41 Jerusalem. Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz threatens more attacks on Gaza.
22:02 Washington. The US State Department is unable to confirm the statement by Iranian President Ahmadinejad that Iran has succeeded in enriching uranium at its site at Natanz.
21:15 Baghdad. Three US soldiers killed north of Baghdad as a fourth dies of his wounds.
21:14 Kabul. Three British troops kill in blast in the southern province of Helmand.
18:41 Baghdad. Carbomb targets restaurant frequented by polic. Three police and a civilian were killed. Thirteen police and twelve civilians were wounded.
17:52 Gaza. The Israeli Navy fired on Palesinian installations belong to Palestinian Authority security forces in the northern Gaza Strip.
17:16 Tehran. Ahmadinejad: "Iran will soon be a member of the Nuclear Club".
14:47 Mosul. Armed men shoot dead three Iraqi soldiers in Mosul.
11:27 Baghdad. Shi'ite leaders unable to agree on naming of Ibrahim al Jaafari as Prime Minister.
11:10 Baghdad. The detonation of a parked car in Sadr City kills three and wounds four.
08:56 Baghdad. Shi'ite Alliance meets to discuss the candidacy of al-Jaafari as Prime Minister.
00:22 Washington: Rumsfled rejects criticisms of his decisions on Iraq. Generals Gregory Newbold, Anthony Zinni and Paul Eaton have criticized Rumsfeld on this handling of the Iraq crisis.