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Many Sunnis see Iraqi justice system as Shiite cudgel




Insurgents killed two Christians in Mosul and a passports officer official west of Ramadi. Security forces detained three "gunmen" in Mosul. Muslims in Mosul protected a Christian family from an armed attack.




Insurgents killed three Iraqis in bombings in Diyala and Salahadin. Security forces arrested a senior leader of the Naqshabandiya and nine fighters in Tikrit, and 10 wanted men in Basrah.




Welfare funding runs out in Iraq




Iraqi Air Force fires Hellfire from an AC-208




Insurgents killed the bodyguard for an Iraqiya member of parliament and a security guard for an oil pipeline in Mosul. A member of parliament escaped an assassination attempt in Diyala. Three wanted men surrendered to police in Baqubah.




Al-Qaeda ideologue held in Syria




In Baghdad, 30 prisoners escaped from the Tasfirat prison after battling with guards; most had been jailed for terrorism-related charges. In Basrah, security forces detained 10 wanted men.




Iraq: President urges Christians to seek refuge in Kurdish north




Iraqi Christians flee after violence




Afghan auditor faces US inquiry




Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Diyala and two of Saddam Hussein's bodyguards in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Diyala. President Talibani said he will not sign the execution order for former foreign minister Tariq Aziz.




Iraqiya leader Iyad Allawi said he is unsure if he will join in a wide political coalition to form a new government. Insurgents killed five Iraqis, including two Christians, in Mosul.




Insurgents killed an intelligence official, a policeman, and two civilians in bombings in Baghdad, Al Qaim, and Mosul. Security forces killed two insurgents while planting an IED in Kirkuk and detained 13 wanted men in Basrah and Karbala.




Bush says some NATO allies let US down in Afghanistan




Iyad Allawi, the leader of the Iraqiya party, said a power-sharing deal with Prime Minister Nouri Maliki is off the table, although some members of his party may join the government. "We think the concept of power-sharing is dead now," Allawi said.




Security forces captured six al Qaeda operatives in Wasit and three wanted men in Kirkuk. The brother of an Awakening Council leader was reportedly killed during a joint US and Iraq raid in Fallujah. A Diyala council leader escaped an assassination attempt in Baqubah.




Iraq's main political parties have reached an agreement to form a new government, more than eight months after the election. Prime Minister Maliki and President Talibani will retain their posts, while a leader in Iraqiya will become the speaker of parliament. Iyad Allawi will hold the top position on the security council.




Pope calls for religious freedom in Muslim states




Iraq's new govt to include Sunni-backed bloc