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Swedish suicide bomber trained in Mosul: Iraqi official

Taimour Abdulwahab, who attempted to kill people in a failed attack Stockholm in mid-December 2010, trained in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul along with an Egyptian, according to Iraqi officials.

Mideast Christians victims of 'cleansing': Sarkozy

Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Diyala, an "armed group" attempting to carry out a rocket attack near Baghdad's airport, and a corrupt Army officer in Baghdad. Iraqi soldiers and intelligence officials foiled an attempt to blow up a church in Mosul.

Iraqi cleric implores followers to show discipline

Muqtada al Sadr has returned to Iraq after sheltering three years in Iran. Security forces detained 35 wanted men in Falluah and Kirkuk, Ninewa, and Babil, and the imam of Saddam's mosque in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Baghdad.

Resurgent Turkey flexes its muscles around Iraq

Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Dalouiya. Security forces detained a "gang" behind the Jan. 1 murder of a Christian in Baghdad. Iraq hopes to build new power plants and triple its output by 2013.

British terrorists 'offered safe house by al-Qaeda-linked French gangsters'

Insurgents killed two US soldiers in fighting in Baghdad. An assassination team killed six security officials and civilians in Baghdad. Police arrested the commander of Jalawlaa's Emergency Battalion on corruption charges.

Demise of Iraqi water park illustrates limitations, abuse of US funding program

Insurgents killed a soldier, a policeman, and three civilians in separate attacks in Mosul, Baghdad, Balad, and Fallujah. The National Council for Strategic Policies should be formed by February.

Pope calls Egypt church attack vile gesture

Egypt church bomb probe focuses on local group

Iraqi civilian deaths down in 2010

Insurgents killed a police colonel and his driver in Baghdad, and a soldier in Fallujah. Police arrested an Education Ministry supervisor who led an al Qaeda assassination squad in Diyala.

Pope rallies Christians not to despair in face of recent attacks

Suspected suicide bomber kills 21 in attack on Egyptian church

The Interior Ministry said it believes that "foreign elements undertook planning and execution" of the blast outside a Coptic church in Alexandria.

Christians are casualties of 10 Baghdad attacks

Security forces captured the organizer of yesterday's suicide attack on a police headquarters in Mosul that killed a senior police chief. 2010 has seen the lowest number of Iraqi civilian and US troop casualties since the US invasion in 2003.

Embassy bombings 'aimed at revitalising anarchist movement'