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Iraq: Impressions from Basra




Iraq Sunni bloc ends poll boycott




The Sunni National Dialogue Front ended its election boycott. Prime Minister Maliki approved the rehire of 20,000 Saddam-era military officers. Two civilians were killed in a bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 16 wanted men during raids in Basrah and a candidate from the Iraqi Accord Front in Babil.




Insurgents killed a policeman and a woman in Mosul. Security forces detained an al Qaeda cell leader and five accomplices in Baghdad and Abu Ghraib, three Mahdi Army fighters north of Baghdad, and three wanted men near Al Kut. The Iraqi Army foiled an attempt to blow up a bridge that connects Al Kut to Baghdad.




Iraq: Vatican voices concern at Christian attacks




Insurgents killed three Christians, three policemen, a soldier, and two civilians in attacks in Mosul and Baghdad. One insurgent was killed in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted terrorists in Basrah. Iraq will sue the maker of a bomb detector.




Iraq isn't as bad as you thought




Odierno: Iraq can help stabilize the Middle East




Terrorists in Baghdad executed a family of eight and beheaded some of them; the killers have been captured. Insurgents killed two policemen and two soldiers in Mosul, three policemen in Ramadi, one policeman in Kirkuk, and a professor in Baghdad. Security forces arrested four wanted men in Basrah.




Iraq - Report seeks sole agency to rebuild war zones




Insurgents killed five policemen in Khanaqin and another in Mosul. A suicide bomber wounded two people in an attack outside a mosque in Kirkuk. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah and two al Qaeda operatives north of Al Kut. Two US soldiers died in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq.




Top US commander sees progress in Iraq and Afghanistan




Iraq looks to the al-Qaeda vote




The Sunni National Dialogue Front will boycott the election. Iranian forces crossed the border in northern Diyala. Iraq security forces detained an al Qaeda cell leader responsible for planning female suicide bombings. Also arrested were three IED cell members in Mosul and three terrorists involved in a suicide attack in Ramadi.




Security forces detained an al Qaeda assassination cell leader and a cell member in Baghdad and two insurgents in Kirkuk, and seized two suicide vests in Ramadi. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. The US will change the name of the Iraqi mission to Operation New Dawn starting September.




Iraq elections: Snapshot




A suicide bomber killed 13 Iraqis in an attack outside the Anbar governor's office in Ramadi. A car bombing outside a police headquarters in Mosul wounded 23 Iraqis, including 15 policemen. Security forces detained an al Qaeda assassination cell leader and 10 fighters during raids in Baghdad, Al Kut, and in central Iraq.




General says 2 Iraq politicians have ties to Iran




US Forces Iraq commander General Odierno said two top members of the are Justice and Accountability Committee "clearly are influenced by Iran." Security forces detained five wanted men in Baghdad and four more in Basrah. Insurgents killed a Christian student in Mosul and kidnapped a journalist and a civil servant in Kirkuk.




Just weeks before elections, specter of sectarian violence resurfaces in Iraq