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Charming and chilling: Osama bin Laden's bodyguard




Clashes in Iraq's north underscore fierce political rivalry among Kurds




Iraqis begin to vote




Suspicious and angry, Shiite cleric™s followers await Iraqi vote




Violence not markedly up in Iraq before March elections




Suicide bombers killed seven soldiers and seven policemen in attacks on polling stations in Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda fighters involved in the March 3 attack in Baqubah and four Islamic State of Iraq fighters in Kirkuk. Violence in Iraq has not increased significantly in the run-up to the March 7 parliamentary election.




Suicide attacks pick up as Iraqis begin voting

Over the past 24 hours, al Qaeda suicide bombers have struck at polling stations and police in Baghdad and Baqubah as preliminary voting for the national parliamentary election begins.


Suicide bombs before Iraq election shows Al Qaeda still active




Suicide bombers killed 30 Iraqis in coordinated attacks in Baqubah; four suspects in the attack have been arrested. Insurgents killed a soldier in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 30 insurgents in Salahadin, 10 al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, and a Naqshabandiyah cell leader in Sulaymaniya.




US unsure who's behind Iraq attacks




Two suicide attacks kill 27, wound 42 ahead of Iraq polls




Iraq™s top cleric refuses to influence elections




Iraq: Criminal gang 'targeted election candidates'




Iraq violence down but threats remain: Petraeus




Security forces detained an Islamic State of Iraq cell leader in Bayji, two al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad, and three Naqshabandiya fighters in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a civilian and wounded two more civilians and two soldiers in attacks in Mosul.




Iraqis awash in gifts from candidates




Prime Minister Maliki's office denied an arrest order was signed for Muqtada al Sadr upon his return from Afghanistan. Gunmen killed a member of the Islamic Group in Kirkuk. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah and three more in Kirkuk.




Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani instructed clerics to remain neutral in the upcoming election. Insurgents killed the owner of a liquor store and three customers during an IED blast at the store in western Baghdad and an Iraqi soldier in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah.




Iraqi Christians protest slayings, Pope concerned




Insurgents killed the imam of a mosque in Baghdad. Gunmen attacked the headquarters of the Change Party in Irbil. Security forces detained four wanted men in Anbar, and a member of an assassination cell responsible for more than 50 murders southwest of Baghdad.