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Al-Qaeda ideologue held in Syria

In Baghdad, 30 prisoners escaped from the Tasfirat prison after battling with guards; most had been jailed for terrorism-related charges. In Basrah, security forces detained 10 wanted men.

Iraq: President urges Christians to seek refuge in Kurdish north

Iraqi Christians flee after violence

Afghan auditor faces US inquiry

Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Diyala and two of Saddam Hussein's bodyguards in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Diyala. President Talibani said he will not sign the execution order for former foreign minister Tariq Aziz.

Iraqiya leader Iyad Allawi said he is unsure if he will join in a wide political coalition to form a new government. Insurgents killed five Iraqis, including two Christians, in Mosul.

Insurgents killed an intelligence official, a policeman, and two civilians in bombings in Baghdad, Al Qaim, and Mosul. Security forces killed two insurgents while planting an IED in Kirkuk and detained 13 wanted men in Basrah and Karbala.

Bush says some NATO allies let US down in Afghanistan

Iyad Allawi, the leader of the Iraqiya party, said a power-sharing deal with Prime Minister Nouri Maliki is off the table, although some members of his party may join the government. "We think the concept of power-sharing is dead now," Allawi said.

Security forces captured six al Qaeda operatives in Wasit and three wanted men in Kirkuk. The brother of an Awakening Council leader was reportedly killed during a joint US and Iraq raid in Fallujah. A Diyala council leader escaped an assassination attempt in Baqubah.

Iraq's main political parties have reached an agreement to form a new government, more than eight months after the election. Prime Minister Maliki and President Talibani will retain their posts, while a leader in Iraqiya will become the speaker of parliament. Iyad Allawi will hold the top position on the security council.

Pope calls for religious freedom in Muslim states

Iraq's new govt to include Sunni-backed bloc

Iraq's Christians terrorized by wave of bombings

Private security companies sign code of conduct

Baghdad attacks fuel Christian fears

Kirkuk: a ticking time bomb in volatile north Iraq

Insurgents killed three Christians in targeted attacks in Baghdad and three Awakening fighters in an IED blast in Babil. Joint security forces detained 23 wanted men in operations southwest of Kirkuk.

Ten Iraqis were killed in a car bomb attack late Monday night in Basrah. Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Maysan.