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Suicide assault team kills Mosul emergency police chief

The commander of the 1st Emergency Battalion in Mosul had been targeted by al Qaeda on five other occasions. He had recently killed al Qaeda's top leader in the city.


Al Qaeda killed two soldiers in Mosul and Tal Afar. Security forces detained senior al Qaeda in Iraq leaders in Mosul, and three al Qaeda fighters in Huweija.




Iraq to remove checkpoints across Baghdad




Iraqi prime minister says US troops must leave next year as planned




Militias stem Pakistani Taliban, but at what cost?




States of conflict: An update on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan




Two suicide bombers killed 17 people in an attack on the provincial center in Anbar. Insurgents killed a police major in Diyala. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Kirkuk, two suicide bombers in Samarra, an al Qaeda leader and several operatives in Tikrit, Kirkuk, and Khalis, and an Ansar al Sunnah leader and two aides in Anbar.




Security forces killed an insurgent and detained 11 more in Mosul, and detained seven more in Hillah. Insurgents nearly assassinated an interior ministry official in Baghdad.




Pope urges courage for Catholics in China, Iraq




Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Kirkuk, eight al Qaeda operatives including two Syrians in Anbar, and an escaped prisoner in Tal Afar. Iraqi soldiers accidentally killed a civilian in a shooting in Mosul.




Insurgents killed five civilians in Hillah, two policemen in Samarra, and a surgeon in Baghdad. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Hillah. Police arrested a father, who killed his daughter because she joined al Qaeda.




A good year in Iraq




Women lawmakers protest lack of female faces in Iraq's new government




Security forces killed a Syrian al Qaeda in Iraq leader in Mosul, and detained 35 wanted men in Maysan and 10 more in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a soldier and a member of the health ministry in Baghdad.




3 Iraqi cities cancel Christmas festivities




Iraq's Parliament approved Nouri al Maliki as Prime Minister, and also approved three deputy prime ministers and 29 cabinet positions. Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Mosul. Insurgents killed an intelligence officer in Baghdad.




Cleric's anti-US forces poised for gains in Iraq




Contractors behaving badly mean headaches for US




The Iraqiya party, led by Iyad Allawi, will join a government headed by Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki. Iraqiya agreed to join after a ban on three members of its party was lifted. The government is expected to be formed on Monday.




Iraq entices investors to bid for power profits