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Looking out for broad revenge (and fixed elections) in Iraq




Another 'grim milestone'




US troops provide aid in Basrah




One Iraqi was killed and 22 more were wounded in a string of bombings in Baghdad. A policeman and a civilian were killed in attack in Mosul. US troops killed one insurgent and wounded another in Kirkuk. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah and two more in Kirkuk, two insurgents in Mosul, and an Ansar al Sunnah cleric in Diyala.




Iraq and Syria recall ambassadors




Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, the leader of the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, died of cancer. Insurgents killed three Iraqis in Mosul and a policeman in Kirkuk, and wounded five civilians in Baghdad. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah.




Iraq: Inside al Qaeda underground torture bunkers




Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah, 17 in Maysan, and two more in Al Kut; 16 insurgents in Mosul and four more in Fallujah; and 10 al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa. Insurgents wounded five policemen in Diyala and Baghdad, and two soldiers in Fallujah.




Carnage in Baghdad? Not quite.




Al Qaeda takes credit for last week's Baghdad bombings

The terror group said the goal of the attacks was to destroy the Iraqi people's faith in the government.


Fifteen Iraqis were killed and 21 were wounded during separate bombings that targeted buses north of Al Kut. Securiy forces detained 46 wanted men in Amara, 28 in Karbala, and 13 more in Basrah. A US soldier was killed during combat in Baghdad on Aug. 23.




Iraq: Maliki promises a crackdown that could reach political figures




Shiite groups announce new alliance minus Iraqi PM




The Iraqi government aired the confession of a man who claimed the Ba'ath party was behind last week's attacks in Baghdad that killed more than 90 people. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and an Awakening official in Diyala, targeted a tribal leader for assassination near Fallaujah, and bombed the home of a policeman in Fallujah.




The Iraqi government has decided to rebuild the concrete blast walls around sensitive sites in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a mayor and two children in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained six wanted men in Basrah, two Naqshabandiya group members in Diyala, three insurgents in Khanaqin, and a senior al Qaeda leader in northern Diyala.




Releasing Iranian-backed terrorists is hard to get used to




Senior al Qaeda leader leaves Pakistan, directs Iraq operations from Syria

Longtime jihadi religious and military leader Sheikh Issa al Masri left North Waziristan in Pakistan to aid in the revival of al Qaeda in Iraq's network inside Syria.


Two Iraqis were killed and 20 more were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Security forces detained nine suspected insurgents near Ramadi, two in Wasit, and broke up an "armed network" in Mosul. An Iraqi paper claimed the Special Groups conducted the mortar attacks on the Green Zone on Aug. 19.




Al Qaeda emerges as main suspect in Iraq bombings




Bombs hurt Maliki case that Iraq can guard itself