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Threat Resurges in Deadliest Day of Year for Iraq

Insurgents killed over 60 people in attacks throughout Iraq. More than 30 Iraqis were killed in Al Kut, and two policemen were killed as they stopped a pair of suicide bombers from freeing al Qaeda prisoners from a jail in Tikrit.

Insurgents killed three Iraqis in a pair of bombings in Ramadi and a member of the Sunni Endowment in Al Kut. Security forces detained six wanted men in Kirkuk.

Two insurgents were killed in a premature detonation while planting a bomb in Fallujah. Muqtada al Sadr said that Iran refused to turn over Abu Duraa, the "Shiite Zarqawi," to Iraq.

In Iraq's oil-rich south, concerns about the neighbors

Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah. Muqtada al Sadr again threatened to attack US troops if they remain in Iraq beyond the December 2011 deadline.

Al Qaeda in Iraq praises appointment of Zawahiri to emir

The spokesman for the terror group also said that foreign fighters continue to enter the country, and implored Sunnis to join al Qaeda.

Iraq's Qaeda asks ex-fighters to return, threatens attacks

Muqtada al Sadr threatened to attack US trainers if they remain in Iraq past the December 2011 deadline for withdrawal. Insurgents killed an Awakening fighter in Kirkuk. Security forces detained two insurgents in Diyala.

Syrian opposition admits armed insurgents are operating on fringe of uprising against Assad regime

Two people were killed and seven more were wounded in three bombings at a sports stadium in Ramadi. Security forces captured seven members of al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq.

Iraqi troops killed a policeman and a boy during a raid in Tikrit. The Mahdi Army's Promised Day Brigade claimed it carried out 16 attacks against US forces during July.

Iraqi leaders agree to continued US troop presence beyond 2011

Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in Ramadi, three policemen in Baghdad, and two soldiers in Mosul. Two terrorists were killed in a premature detonation in Salahadin. Security forces detained six insurgents in Baghdad.

Insurgents killed two Awakening fighters and two civilians in Khanaqin and two civilians in bombing in Baghdad. Fourteen Iraqis were wounded in a bombing at a church in Kirkuk.

Security forces detained 28 wanted men in Basrah. Attacks by Iranian militias on US forces decreased significantly in July.

Insurgents assassinated the Director-General of Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research and killed his son in Baghdad. The Iraqi military wants to double the number of F-16s purchased from the US.

US Report Finds Security Deteriorating in Iraq

Iraqi troops killed three civilians during a raid in Balad. Insurgents killed two civilians in a bombing in Taji. The US special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction said Iraq is less safe than it was a year ago.

US Sees Iranian, al Qaeda Alliance