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Insurgents killed a policeman in an IED attack that targeted the top UN representative to Iraq in Najaf; he was leaving a meeting with Gran Ayatollah Sistani. Insurgents also killed an Awakening fighter in Baghdad. Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah.

Petraeus rewrites the playbook in Afghanistan

Insurgents killed nine members of a mukhtar's family after detonating four IEDs planted in the home in Tikrit, and killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baqubah. An insurgent died in a premature detonation in Mosul. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Kirkuk. Prime Minister Maliki met with Muqtada al Sadr in Iran.

Iraqi Christians flee homeland even as war fades

Iran sends another dangerous Shia terror commander back to Iraq

Abu Mustafa al Sheibani, the commander of the notorious Sheibani Network, returned to Iraq over the summer. Sheibani is one of the most capable assets of Iran's Qods Force inside Iraq.

Iraq's Allawi charges Iran destabilizing Mideast

Iran brokers behind-the-scenes deal for pro-Tehran government in Iraq

Insurgents killed three civilians and a soldier in separate attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Three soldiers, two gunmen, and two civilians were killed during a robbery attempt at jewelry stores in Baghdad.

Sunnis in Iraq allied with US quitting to rejoin rebels

Security forces arrested seven Iraqis who had killed 12 Iraqi soldiers in an assault at the Rusafa army base on Sept. 5 and three soldiers at a checkpoint near Baghdad in July. The attackers confessed to working for al Qaeda.

Pentagon bracing for release of 400,000 secret Iraq reports

Two insurgents and two policemen were killed during a clash in Haditha. Insurgents killed a policeman in Baghdad. Security forces detained seven al Qaeda operatives near Fallujah and two wanted men in Kirkuk.

Iraqi police and army officers targeted in new wave of violence

Insurgents killed eight civilians and a policeman in separate attacks in Baghdad, Jisr Diyala, and Mosul. Security forces detained 28 wanted men in Baqubah and 12 more in Kirkuk, and an al Qaeda operative who escaped from Badush prison in Tal Afar.

Basra in southern Iraq has been transformed - thanks to oil

Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Maysan, 10 terrorists in Mosul, two wanted men in Tal Afar, and an al Qaeda leader in Wasit. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in a bombing in Baghdad.

Iraqiya may be willing to give up the post of prime minister if given an equal share of power in a new government. Al Qaeda fighters dressed as soldiers executed four Awakening fighters in Baghdad. Five people were killed in an attack at a bankin Baghdad.

Vatican: Pope speaks out against 'violence in God's name'

US presses Iraqi leaders to broaden coalition

Insurgents killed three policemen and five civilians in attacks in Dhi Qhar, Baghdad, Mosul, and Fallujah. Security forces arrested a key leader of al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq in Tal Afar. The government aired the confessions of two al Qaeda operatives involved in a plot to attack the Iranian, Egyptian, and German embassies.