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President Talabani will step down from office after his term expires at the end of the year. Security forces detained 36 wanted men in Basrah, five in Hillah, and four more in Wasit, as well as four al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah and one near Samarra. Four members of the Kurdistan Workers Party were killed during airstrikes by the Turkish military.
Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in a bombing in Diyala and one policewoman was killed in a shootout in Mosul. Security forces detained 41 wanted men in Baghdad, 40 more in Basrah, and three Egyptians in Babil.
Three members of Iran's Qods Force were detained in Khalis. Security forces detained 15 al Qaeda fighters in Sinjar, four in Wasit province, two more in Diyala, and four wanted men in Maysan province. One woman was killed and seven Iraqis, including four policemen, were wounded in bombings in Baghdad.
Three Iraqi soldiers and two policemen were killed in three separate attacks in Mosul and Ninewa province. A Sunni cleric was gunned down in Basrah. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Maysan province, two Naqshabandiya members in Makhmour, and an al Qaeda leader in Diyala.
Bombings in Mosul and Kirkuk killed three soldiers and one civilian, and wounded 20 others. Security forces detained one wanted man in Baghdad and two more in Khanaqin, and five members of a group involved in the bombings of policemen's homes in Anbar.
A suicide bomber killed more than 28 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, military officers, policemen, and journalists, as they toured a market in Abu Ghraib. Two civilians were killed and six were wounded in a bombing in Mosul; one child was killed in a bombing at a wedding in Mosul. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Thi Qhar and three more in Hamadaniya.
Two Awakening fighters and two policemen were killed, and four policemen were wounded, in attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Salahadin. Security forces detained 67 wanted men in Thi Qhar, 25 in central Iraq, and two more in Maysan. Iraqi emergency police have deployed in the Al Qaim region to seal the border with Syria.
A suicide bomber killed 28 police recruits in central Baghdad. Two US combat brigades, one British combat brigade, and an Air Force F-16 squadron will be withdrawn from Iraq over the next six months. Security forces detained 81 wanted men in Basrah, 12 more in Thi Qhar, and eight al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah.
Security forces detained 10 insurgents in Babil, eight al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and five bomb cell members in Anbar. A US solider was killed during a patrol in Salahadin province. Four civilians were wounded in a bombing in Diyala.