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US defense chief says Iraq has consensus on extended US presence: report

Security forces killed four terrorists in Baghdad and detained 11 terrorists in Kirkuk and four insurgents in Mosul. Insurgents killed two policemen and three civilians in Anbar, Tarmiyah, and Mosul.

Iran is the biggest threat to Iraq's security, says Pentagon official

Al Qaeda in Iraq killed an engineer in Diyala by strapping a bomb on his body and detonating it. Security forces detained five members of a cell thought to have executed the deadly bombing in Al Kut. The Promised Day Brigade claimed it executed eight attacks against US troops in six provinces.

Panetta: Bigger defense cuts would 'weaken' US

Terrorists dressed as soldiers pulled seven men from a mosque in Yusafiyah and executed them. Four policemen were killed in a mortar attack in Musayab.

Iraq bomb attacks blamed on al-Qaeda

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