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Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in attacks in Anbar, Mosul, and Yusifiyah. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and two al Qaeda fighters involved in an attack in Baghdad earlier this week.




Insurgents killed five civilians in an IED attack in Buhriz. Security forces detained eight al Qaeda fighters in Tarmiyah and Mansuriyah, and two Special Groups operatives in Diwaniyah.




Six Iraqi soldiers, three policemen, and seven civilians were killed in five bombings in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a policeman and an Awakening leader in a shooting in Baghdad, three soldiers in Shurqat, and a policeman in Fallujah. Security forces detained two Islamist State of Iraq leaders in Salahadin.




Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in a rocket attack in Karbala and four more in an IED attack in Sadr City. Five Iraqi soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash near Karbala. Security forces detained five al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Hawijah, and a Naqshabandiya group leader in Kirkuk.




Al-Qaida no. 2 slams France's ban on Islamic veils




The death toll in yesterday's bombings in Karbala rose to 50. Iraqi and US forces killed an al Qaeda operative and detained 13 more in Mosul, Tibij, Baghdad, and Tikrit. Parliament has failed to convene to choose a new government.




Mullen calls for long-term partnership with Iraqi military




A double car bomb attack on a checkpoint in Karbala killed 19 Iraqis. A car bomb attack on the headquarters of Al Arabiya in central Baghdad killed six people. Iyad Allawi said he would cede the premiership to another member of his party.




Insurgents killed seven Iraqi policemen in separate attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained 50 suspects in Karbala, 21 wanted men in Kirkuk, and 10 more in Basrah. More than 30,000 security personnel have been deployed for a pilgrimage in Karbala.




The war: A trillion can be cheap




Al Qaeda in Iraq's former finance minister, interior minister, and justice minister escaped from a prison in Baghdad. Coalition forces killed an al Qaeda operative and detained 13 more during raids in Sulayman Bak, Mansuriyah, and Qaryat ar Rufush; also detained were a Naqshabandiya leader near Baqubah and three insurgents in Al Kut. Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul.




As Iraq war winds down, US military cleans up hazardous waste




Mosul struggles with ethnic divides, insurgency




Top insurgents escaped prison days after Iraq took over




Insurgents killed a policeman in a bombing in Kirkuk. Security forces detained nine wanted men southwest of Kirkuk. Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed it carried out the suicide attacks against the Awakening that killed more than 50 people.




Pentagon faces growing pressures to trim budget




Insurgents killed three contractors in a Katyusha rocket attack on the Green Zone in Baghdad, and three civilians, a cleric, a policeman in attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives west of Baghdad.




Iran backs three Shia terror groups in Iraq: General Odierno

Iran continues to back the League of the Righteous, the Mahdi Army spin-off Promise Day Brigade, and the Hezbollah Brigades.


A suicide bomber killed 15 Iraqis in an attack in Baqubah. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baghdad and a US soldier in the north. Security forces detained 17 insurgents in Kirkuk, 15 wanted men in Diyala, and seven al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Taji.




US - Troops must understand the 'why™ of the fight, Odierno says