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The death toll in yesterday's bombings in Karbala rose to 50. Iraqi and US forces killed an al Qaeda operative and detained 13 more in Mosul, Tibij, Baghdad, and Tikrit. Parliament has failed to convene to choose a new government.
A double car bomb attack on a checkpoint in Karbala killed 19 Iraqis. A car bomb attack on the headquarters of Al Arabiya in central Baghdad killed six people. Iyad Allawi said he would cede the premiership to another member of his party.
Insurgents killed seven Iraqi policemen in separate attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained 50 suspects in Karbala, 21 wanted men in Kirkuk, and 10 more in Basrah. More than 30,000 security personnel have been deployed for a pilgrimage in Karbala.
Al Qaeda in Iraq's former finance minister, interior minister, and justice minister escaped from a prison in Baghdad. Coalition forces killed an al Qaeda operative and detained 13 more during raids in Sulayman Bak, Mansuriyah, and Qaryat ar Rufush; also detained were a Naqshabandiya leader near Baqubah and three insurgents in Al Kut. Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul.
Insurgents killed a policeman in a bombing in Kirkuk. Security forces detained nine wanted men southwest of Kirkuk. Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed it carried out the suicide attacks against the Awakening that killed more than 50 people.
Insurgents killed three contractors in a Katyusha rocket attack on the Green Zone in Baghdad, and three civilians, a cleric, a policeman in attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives west of Baghdad.
A suicide bomber killed 15 Iraqis in an attack in Baqubah. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baghdad and a US soldier in the north. Security forces detained 17 insurgents in Kirkuk, 15 wanted men in Diyala, and seven al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Taji.
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.