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Eighty Iraqis were killed in a series of al Qaeda suicide attacks, bombings, and shooting throughout Iraq. Attacks took place in Baghdad, Basrah, Mosul, Fallujah, Balad, Hilla, and Wasit. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives southwest of Kirkuk.
The recount in Baghdad is 50 percent complete; no major change in the result are expected. Iraqi forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained 13 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, four wanted men in Mosul, and a senior Hezbollah Brigades leader and two operatives in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a civilian in Mosul.
Insurgents killed a soldier and two civilians in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Diwaniyah, and four insurgents in and around Mosul. Police defused two EFPs in Dhi Qhar.
Insurgents killed three Awakening fighters in Kirkuk. A terrorist killed himself in a premature IED detonation in Ramadi. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, three al Qaeda fighters north of Tikrit, three insurgents in Diyala, and an al Qaeda leader in Abu Ghraib.
Insurgents killed Abdul Salam Omran, the General Director of the National Security Directorate, and three civilians in bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained a senior al Qaeda leader in Mosul and an IED facilitator in Kirkuk.
The Sate of Law and Iraqi National Alliance lists have formed a coalition bloc in parliament. Security forces detained an al Qaeda extortion leader and two associates in Mosul, five al Qaeda operatives in Diyala, 17 wanted men in Diyala, and 14 more in Basrah. Insurgents killed two civilians, a policeman, and a soldier in attacks in Mosul and Anbar.
Iraqi forces captured Abu Abdullah al Shafi, the leader of Ansar al Islam. Security forces also detained a wanted Saudi al Qaeda fighter in Mosul and 20 wanted men in Basrah. A Syrian suicide bomber carried out one of four attacks on foreign embassies in Baghdad last month.
The head of the Independent High Election Commission said the vote recount will not change the election result. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah and an Ansar al Islam leader and seven fighters in Baghdad. Insurgents killed two civilians and two policemen in Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Salahadin.
Insurgents killed one civilian and wounded 94 others in an attack on two buses carrying Christian students in Mosul. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, and five al Qaeda operatives in Kirkuk and Baghdad. Five terrorists surrendered to police in Miqdadiyah.
The Independent High Electoral Commission said the recount of 2.5 million votes in Baghdad would begin on Monday and may take up to three weeks to complete. Two insurgents were killed during a premature detonation while planting an IED in Fallujah. Security forces detained two insurgents in Mosul.
Prime Minister Maliki rejected Iraqiya's call for an internationally-appointed interim government. Insurgents killed a police officer in Mosul and two civilians in Fallujah. Iraqi security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and five al Qaeda operatives in Mahmudiyah.