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Obama wraps up reshaping of national security team




Police captured the man who is thought to have killed the head of Iraq's Justice and Accountability Commission. Vice President Adul Abdul Mahdi resigned in protest over the expansion of government.




Insurgents killed two soldiers in Baghdad and two civilians in Mosul. Khalid al Obaidi, an Iraqiya politician who is a candidate to lead the defense ministry, was wounded in an IED attack in Mosul.




Kurdistan: the other Iraq




Prime Minister Maliki indicated he would consider allowing US trainers and advisers to stay past the December 2011 withdrawal deadline. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in Baghdad and a civilian in Diyala.




Security forces arrested 25 al Qaeda fighters who belonged to a cell that killed 70 members of a wedding party in 2006. The leader of the cell posed as a human rights activist. Security forces found the bodies of two men who were executed in Mosul.




Ali al Lami, the chief of the Justice and Accountability Commission which rooted out Ba'athists, was assassinated in Baghdad. Lami was arrested by the US in 2008 for ties to Shia militias backed by Iran.




The spokesman for US Forces-Iraq said that attacks against US troops are on the rise as the December 2011 drawdown deadline nears. Thousands of supporters of Muqtada al Sadr protested against a continued US military presence in Iraq.




Insurgents killed two policemen in Fallujah, a police brigadier in Kirkuk, a policeman in Ramadi, and a civilian in Khanaqin. The minister for national reconciliation said the Asaib al Haq may be willing to lay down their weapons.




Watchdog finds evidence that Iran worked on nuclear triggers




Gates urges Iraqis to ask for US troop extension




Insurgents killed four Iraqis in a car bombing and a Ministry of Defense colonel in Baghdad. Security forces captured four al Qaeda fighters in Anbar.




Insurgents killed two civilians in Kirkuk, a civilian in Baghdad, and a policeman in Al Qaim in Anbar. Two US soldiers were killed during "combat operations" in central Iraq on May 22.




The hot-money cowboys of Baghdad




Fifteen Iraqis were killed in a series of attacks in and around Baghdad. Eleven were Iraqi soldiers who were killed in a suicide attack in Taji.




Insurgents killed seven people in attacks in Kirkuk and Mosul. Security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basra, Anbar, and Hillah.




Insurgents killed a colonel at the Interior Ministry in Baghdad, and two policemen in Mosul. Five Mahdi Army commanders escaped from a prison in Taji. Security forces detained 12 insurgents in Diyala.




Insurgents killed 29 people and wounded 80 more in three bombings at a police station in Kirkuk. A civilian was killed in an IED attack in Baghdad. The Iraqi military identified the four senior al Qaeda leaders captured yesterday in Kirkuk.




Syria Christians fear for religious freedom




Security forces detained al Qaeda's military leader, top judge, and two other commanders in Salahadin, and captured al Qaeda's governor in Kirkuk. Britain will withdraw its last 170 military personnel from Iraq this weekend.