British military personnel
Three members of the British Armed Forces are being investigated by military lawyers over alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees.
Three British soldiers are being investigated by military lawyers over the alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees, the High Court is told.
- Iraq insurgency: British forces are reported to have killed senior Al-Qaeda operative Omar al-Faruq during a gunfight in Basra, Iraq.
- In Iraq, the British Armed Forces records its 100th military death.
- Three British Soldiers are to face war crimes charges as well as criminal charges at a Court-Martial following the death of a detainee in Iraq in September 2003.
- Canada announces it will be increasing its non-military role in Iraq, while NATO is currently undecided about sending more support to Iraq.
- U.S.-led occupation of Iraq: Brigadier General Mark Hertling, a top US commander in charge of Najaf, Iraq, states "The Moqtada militia is militarily defeated. We have killed scores of them over the last few weeks, and that is in Najaf alone. ... The militia have been defeated, or have left." US Coalition patrols and checkpoints are still active around Najaf and its twin city of Kufa, Iraq.