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In Kandahar, US tries the lessons of Baghdad




Insurgents killed eight Iraqis, including an Army officer, in attacks in Mosul, Fallujah, and Baghdad. Security forces killed a Naqshabandi fighter and detained two others southwest of Mosul, and arrested four Hezbollah Brigades members in Hussainiyah.




US drawdown in Iraq proceeding as planned, Obama says




Iraq Shi'ite bloc rejects incumbent Maliki as PM




US Forces Iraq disputed reports that July 2010 has been the deadliest month in two years. Security forces detained 20 members of the Saif al Haq in Nasiriyah and 14 al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Jalulah.




Purported audio message from Saddam regime official surfaces




Iraqis don't expect political impasse to be resolved by fall




Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in attacks in Anbar, Mosul, and Yusifiyah. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and two al Qaeda fighters involved in an attack in Baghdad earlier this week.




Insurgents killed five civilians in an IED attack in Buhriz. Security forces detained eight al Qaeda fighters in Tarmiyah and Mansuriyah, and two Special Groups operatives in Diwaniyah.




Six Iraqi soldiers, three policemen, and seven civilians were killed in five bombings in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a policeman and an Awakening leader in a shooting in Baghdad, three soldiers in Shurqat, and a policeman in Fallujah. Security forces detained two Islamist State of Iraq leaders in Salahadin.




Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in a rocket attack in Karbala and four more in an IED attack in Sadr City. Five Iraqi soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash near Karbala. Security forces detained five al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Hawijah, and a Naqshabandiya group leader in Kirkuk.




Al-Qaida no. 2 slams France's ban on Islamic veils




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.




Mullen calls for long-term partnership with Iraqi military




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.




The war: A trillion can be cheap




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.




As Iraq war winds down, US military cleans up hazardous waste




Mosul struggles with ethnic divides, insurgency