November 2008: Iraq War timeline
Look for SN&R’s updated timeline at the beginning of each month.
|11.01.08||Additional Iraqi police forces have been deployed to the Syrian border as a result of tensions from a U.S. raid there in October.||4,190||87,963|
|11.05.08||CNN reports that the number of U.S. troops in Iraq will be reduced due to drops in violence and improvements in Iraqi security.||4,191||88,054|
|11.08.08||The Iraqi presidential council reduced from 12 to six the number of seats assigned to religious minorities, including Christians, on provincial councils.||4,194||88,091|
|11.12.08||Sgt. Michael P. Leahy Jr. will stand for a court martial on murder charges in the deaths of four Iraqi prisoners whose bodies were dumped in a Baghdad canal last year.||4,196||88,185|
|11.15.08||Two Shiite legislators have called for the creation of a ministate in the oil-rich southern province of Basra.||4,201||88,216|
|11.19.08||The New York Times reports that a member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been detained in Baghdad on charges of smuggling weapons into Iraq.||4,202||88,277|
|11.22.08||A section of the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline between Iraq and Turkey was still burning but “under control” after a guerrilla attack by Kurdish separatists.||4,204||88,300|
Sources: U.S. Department of Defense, Iraq Coalition Casualties, Iraq Body Count, Reuters, The Associated Press, ABC News, BBC News.