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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




Syrian-based Iraqi tribal leader snubs Al-Maliki




Four Iraqis were killed and 65 more were wounded in bombings in Bail; two Iraqis were killed and eight were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad. The toll of yesterday's attacks throughout Baghdad is 82 killed and 1203 wounded; 11 security officials were detained for questioning. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah.




Iraqi PM orders security review




A series of bombings and mortar attacks in Baghdad killed 91 Iraqis and wounded 552 more. Prime Minister Maliki said the security plan must be reconsidered in light of the attacks. A policeman and a soldier were killed in separate attacks in Ninewa province. A US soldier was killed in southern Iraq.




Baghdad bombings kill 75 as US prepares to release all members of an Iranian terror group

The coordinated bombing attack took place outside of government ministries and also included mortar attack. The US will free all members of the League of the Righteous.


US to release members of Iraqi group that kidnapped five Britons




General Odierno wants to deploy US troops along Arab-Kurdish fault lines in the North. Two civilians were killed in a bombing in Baghdad and another was killed in a bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, two insurgents in Kirkuk, a terror cell leader and two cell members in Anbar, and two terrorists in Baghdad.




US commander in Iraq wants troops in disputed land




Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul and three Awakening fighters in Babil, and wounded six policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Basrah, two insurgents in Makhmour, and an al Qaeda leader in Baqubah.




A sniper killed a policeman in Jalawlaa. Insurgents wounded two policemen in Fallujah and a soldier in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, four terrorists in Baghdad and two more in Diyala, two insurgents in Babil, and a cell leader in Ramadi.




Iraq: Accord Front Collapses, Sunni Tribes Seek Shiite Allies




Security forces detained 37 terrorists in Maysan, 17 wanted men in Basrah, four members of a mortar team in Diwaniyah, an al Qaeda cleric in Baqubah, and a insurgent cleric in Tal Afar. The Baghddad Operational Command said the concrete blast walls will be removed as scheduled.




Security forces detained nine wanted men in Anbar province, two members of the Naqshabandiya group in Kirkuk, and a female al Qaeda member thought to be involved with suicide attacks in Khalis. Four Iraqis were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah. Prime minister Maliki may break with the Shia United Iraqi Alliance and form a multi-confessional national alliance.




Two suicide bombers killed 20 Iraqis and wounded 35 more in Sinjar. Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Basrah and two al Qaeda operatives in Makhmour, and defused IEDs in Ninewa and Fallujah. The police are preparing to take control of the city of Mosul.




A senior police officer was gunned down south of Mosul. One policeman was killed and six were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk. A suicide bomber wounded five Iraqis in Ramadi. Security forces detained an insurgent transporting a car bomb north of Hillah and detonated a truck bomb in Mosul.




Shiites in Iraq show restraint as Sunnis keep attacking