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Insurgents killed two policemen in Diyala and five members of a family in Fallujah. Iraqi security forces detained six al Qaeda operatives during operations in central and northern Iraq.




Iraqi forces killed one insurgent in Mosul; and detained 14 suspects and three al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, and four wanted men in Samara. A suicide bomber wounded 14 Iraqis in Mosul. Hundreds of Turkish troops entered northern Iraq in pursuit of Kurdistan Workers' Party terrorists.




Security forces detained 18 terrorists in Diyala, seven wanted men in Ninewa, three al Qaeda fighters in Wasit, and two al Qaeda operatives north of Baghdad. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in an IED attack in Mosul.




Insurgents killed two policemen in Baghdad, two Awakening fighters in Balad, and a civilian in Mosul. Security forces killed seven gunmen involved in the attack at the Central Bank in Baghdad and the assassin of an Iraqiya politician in Mosul. Civilian and Iraqi security forces deaths have dropped by more than half since 2009.




New Iraqi parliament holds brief symbolic session




Insurgents attacked the Central Bank of Iraq in Baghdad; 15 civilians and three gunmen were killed in the attack. Insurgents also killed two policemen and a woman in Mosul. Security forces killed two al Qaeda operatives and detained 13 more in central and northern Iraq; 20 "terrorists" in Baqubah and Hillah; a top aide to Izzat Ibrahim al Dori near Tikrit; and a Naqshabandi fighter in Kirkuk.




Security forces detained Khalid al Fahl, the interior minister for al Qaeda's Islamist State of Iraq, in Fallujah, and an al Qaeda leader and an aide in Tikrit. Insurgents assassinated the police chief of Sharqat. Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki and former Premier Ayad Allawi met for the first time since the election in March.




Iraq's two largest Shia blocs formed a coalition in parliament. A suicide bomber killed two US soldiers and three Iraqis in Jalawlaa. Three Iraqis were killed in a car bombing in Tikrit. Iraqi forces detained four al Qaeda leaders in Khanaqin and another in Yusifiyah, and three wanted men in Wasit.




Iraq - Al-Qaeda turns to mafia tactics




Insurgents killed an Awakening leader, an Iraqi Army officer, and two civilians in a bombing in Baghdad, and shot and killed a woman inside of her home in Kirkuk. Iraqi forces captured an al Qaeda leader involved in assassinations in Mosul.




A suicide bomber killed two Iraqis in Diyala. Insurgents killed a policeman, three Awakening fighters, and a civilian in Mosul, Baghdad, Kirkuk, and Tikrit. Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda fighters and 12 wanted men in Diyala, a suicide bomber in Ninewa, and a 'gunman' in Mosul.




Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah and one more in Wasit, and seven insurgents in Karma. Insurgents killed a policeman in Baghdad. More than 200 Iraiqs burnt down the homes of men suspected in a recent bombing in Khalis.




IED beam could change face of war




Foreign fighters gain influence in Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militia




Security forces detained an al Qaeda leader and two aides in Mosul, two al Qaeda fighters in Khanaqin and nine more in eastern Diyala, and killed three insurgents in Abu Ghraib. Insurgents killed a muezzin in Baghdad, and bombed the homes of policemen in Anbar.




US intelligence analyst arrested in Wikileaks video probe




Lack of water threatens Iraq's long-term stability




A suicide bomber killed four Iraqi policemen in Baghdad; another policeman was killed in an IED attack in Baghdad. An Iraqi soldier was killed in a shooting in Mosul. Three terrorists were killed west of Mosul. Four Jordanians were among five al Qaeda fighters killed yesterday in Mosul.




Security forces killed four al Qaeda fighters and captured three more in northern Iraq, and detained seven wanted men in Diyala. Gunmen assassinated another member of the Iraqiya political party and killed two civilians in a bombing at a hospital in Al Qaim.




Al Qaeda in Iraq is 'broken,' cut off from leaders in Pakistan, says top US general

Odierno-thumb.jpegGeneral Ray Odierno said that Iraqi and US forces have captured or killed 34 of the top 42 al Qaeda in Iraq leaders over the past three months. The terror group is cut off from the senior leadership in Pakistan and Afghanistan and is also having difficulty recruiting.