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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




US general sees Iraq pullout without Arab-Kurd deal




Tension ramped up a notch in Pakistan




A suicide bomber killed five Iranians and two Iraqis in an attack at a rest area in Qsaireen in Diyala province. Three Iraqis were killed in a car bombing in the Qaratapa district in northeastern Diyala. Prime Minister Maliki will meet with Iraqiya leader Allawi to discuss the formation of a new government.




Iraqi cleric meets with PM candidate in Syria




A suicide bomber killed a British contractor in Mosul. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Fallujah. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Tal Afar and detained seven insurgents in Anbar.




US - 'Scary' growth of gangs in war zones




Suicide bombers target anti-al Qaeda Awakening in Iraq

Attacks at headquarters in Baghdad and Al Qaim killed 41 Iraqis. Another Awakening leader was killed in an IED attack in Abu Ghraib.


Iraq wants oil companies to develop 11 fields




Suicide bombers killed 43 people, including 34 Awakening and six Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad, and three Awakening fighters in Al Qaim. Security forces detained 17 al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq, three Mahdi Army Promised Day Brigade fighters in Baghdad, and a 1920s Revolution Brigades member in Bayji.




Insurgents killed four civilians in attacks in Mosul and Kirkuk. Security forces detained al Qaeda's second in command for Diyala province and two al Qaeda operatives near Mosul. Muqtada al Sadr is visiting Syria.




Insurgents killed six civilians in attacks in Fallujah, Baghdad, and Hillah. Security forces detained four al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in Fallujah. The US turned over the Camp Cropper detention facility to Iraq.