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Al Qaeda suicide bombers kill 15 in attacks on Iraqi police, Shia pilgrims

Suicide bombers struck at a police training center and a gathering of Shia pilgrims in the northeastern province of Baqubah.


An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed more than 40 police recruits at a recruiting station in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baghdad.




Bioterror fears prompt US to keep its smallpox cache




Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills over 40 police recruits in central Iraq

The suicide bomber detonated his vest among 300 Iraqis lining up to join the police in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit.


An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed a civilian in an attempt to assassinate the governor of Anbar province. The Basrah provincial council fired the police chief after 12 al Qaeda operatives escaped from prison. Three al Qaeda fighters surrendered to police.




Gulf war, 20 years on: Kuwait emerges from under Iraq's shadow




Baghdad raids on alcohol sellers stir fears




Mixed messages on Iraq withdrawal




Two Iraqi soldiers killed two US troops during training in Mosul. Insurgents killed a US soldier in central Iraq and a policeman in Baghdad.




Save energy, save our troops




Thirteen al Qaeda fighters escaped from a prison in Basrah. Insurgents killed a jeweler in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in in Diyala.




Insurgents killed two civilians in three bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah and Kirkuk, and discovered an IED factory near Mosul.




Biden and Maliki say they are still committed to troop withdrawal by end of year




Contours of a large and lasting American presence in Iraq starting to take shape




Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and Baghdad. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, nine insurgents in Kirkuk, two forgers in Ramadi, and an Awakening official in Babil.




Security forces detained an al Qaeda leader in Diyala, six Islamic Army of Iraq fighters in Baghdad, and a member of parliament's bodyguard in Wasit, and broke up a plot to assassinate provincial council members in Anbar. Insurgents wounded 13 civilians in five bombings in Baghdad.




In realm of religion, women lose out




Saudi Arabia names 47 most-wanted terrorists

None of the 47 al Qaeda operatives are in Saudi Arabia. Twenty-seven of them are thought to be in Pakistan and Afghanistan, 16 are thought to be in Yemen, and four more are believed to be in Iraq.


Security forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained seven more, and detained two members of an assassination cell in Fallujah and a Naqshabandiya leader in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed Hit's the police chief and two civilians in Mosul.




Tomb of the Unknown