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Iraq's Awakening stripped of their police ranks




Security forces detained 18 al Qaeda operatives in Saadiya, three members of an al Qaeda assassination team in Diyala, and eight wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a policeman and attempted to assassinate a member of parliament in Baghdad.




Security forces killed a suicide bomber outside a mosque in Mosul and detained 31 al Qaeda fighters and insurgents in Touz. Insurgents killed four Iraqi children and an Iraqi Army major in Baghdad.




US troops fight on despite end to combat in Iraq




Insurgents killed five Iraqis in two bombings in Baghdad, and a relative of a senior intelligence officer in Al Kut. Iraqi forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah and five more in Wasit, and detained three men who attempted to assassinate the Thi Qhar police chief.




US official explains National Counterterrorism Center's view of the enemy

NCTC director Michael Leiter testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on Wednesday. Leiter's testimony highlights al Qaeda's close ties to other jihadist organizations.


Palestinian and foreign "Arab" fighters belonging to al Qaeda in Iraq were fighting in the Hadeed region in Diyala. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Kirkuk and seized 123 roadside bombs in Mosul.




Saddam 'delighted' in terror attacks on US - former Iraqi foreign minister




Iraq Shi'ite-led blocs set deadline to nominate PM




Children of al-Qaeda in Iraq pay for sins of their fathers




Insurgents killed two policemen in Kirkuk and a government official in Tarmiyah. Security forces detained 13 al Qaeda operatives near Karbala and a senior leader in Mosul, and five wanted men near Kirkuk.




Insurgents killed two policemen in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 42 wanted men in Mosul and Basrah, and two al Qaeda leaders and four fighters in Fallujah and Balad Ruz.




US troops still forced to bolster Iraqi forces in battle




In Syria, Iranian president disparages US peace efforts in Mideast




Eighteen Iraqis were killed in a suicide attack in Fallujah and two car bombings in Baghdad. An insurgent was killed in a premature detonation in Fallujah. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah, a leader in Ansar al Sunnah in Kirkuk, and a "Saudi infiltrator" in Wasit.




Special ops and the 'end of combat' in Iraq




Insurgents killed four Iraqis in a bicycle bombing in Huweija, and a soldier and an interior ministry official in Baghdad. Security forces killed one insurgent and detained four more in Mosul, and arrested 14 wanted men in Basrah.




Once wary, Obama relies on Petraeus




Security forces killed two insurgents in Mosul and arrested 35 wanted men in Diyala, Basrah, Karbala, and Kirkuk. A suicide bomber killed two Awakening fighters in Samarra. A US airman died during an accident while exploding ordnance in Balad.




Insurgents killed nine Iraqi soldiers traveling on leave in an IED attack in Mosul. Iraqi and US troops reportedly killed seven Iraqis during a raid in Fallujah. Ansar al Islam was involved in the murder of a Kurdish journalist in May.