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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.




Four policemen and two civilians were killed in a carbomb attack in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a policeman in Hillah and a civilian in Baghdad. An insurgent killed himself in a premature detonation in Kirkuk. Police detained two members of a car bombing cell in Karbala.




US transfers last prison under its control to Iraq




Insurgents killed a woman and three children in Amiriyah, a soldier in Baghdad, and a security contractor and a civilian in Mosul. Iraqi forces killed three insurgents and detained 13 more in Mosul, and detained 10 al Qaeda fighters in Salahadin and an operative in Baghdad.




Militancy in Africa




Insurgents killed two policemen, a civilian, and an Awakening leader and his family in attacks in Fallujah and Baghdad. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and 21 more in Kirkuk.




Iranian-backed Shia terror group remains a threat in Iraq: General Odierno

Hezbollah Brigades has imposed an "increased threat" over the past several weeks, the US' top commander in Iraq said. The terror group remains tied to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.


Amid threat, US heightens security at its Iraq bases




Security forces detained eight al Qaeda operatives during operations in Baghdad, Jalulah, As Sadiyah, and Hawijah. Iraqi troops searched Mosul University. Insurgents destroyed two power pylons in Abu Ghraib.