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Iraq slaying victims' families wait for word about the accused

The Independent High Electoral Commission invalidated the votes of 52 candidates, including six who won seats, for links to Baathists; Iraqiya will contest the ruling. Security forces detained 101 suspected insurgents in Salahadin, Diyala, Mosul, and Basrah, and an al Qaeda leader and an operative west of Baghdad. Insurgents killed four civilians in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul.

Election ruling in Iraq favors prime minister

My life as an Iraqi insurgent

Odierno notes progress of Iraqi forces

Iraq political crisis worsens as court bars candidates

The Iraqi government refused Muqtada al Sadr's offer to provide Mahdi Army fighters to secure mosques and shrines. Insurgents killed a civilian in Baghdad and nearly assassinated the deputy governor of Anbar. Security forces detained 11 al Qaeda operatives, including a senior leader, in Baqubah, and nine wanted men in Basrah.

Al Qaeda in Iraq confirms deaths of al Masri, Baghdadi

Al Qaeda in Iraq's sharia minister is quoted in a statement released on the Internet six days after the raid occurred.

Al Qaeda in Iraq confirmed that its top two leaders were killed on April 18. Insurgents killed three civilians in Mosul and an Awakening fighter in Diyala. Securit forces detained 15 wanted terrorists in Al Kut, 12 wanted men in Basrah, and two more in Mosul.

Iraq - Shiite cleric calls on followers to defend mosques

US clears 2nd Navy SEAL in Iraqi abuse case

Bombings in Baghdad and Khalidiyah killed 67 Iraqis and wounded hundreds more. Security forces detained al Qaeda's military commander in Anbar, two al Qaeda leaders in Mosul, nine wanted men in Basrah, and four insurgents in Fallujah.

67 killed in bombings in Baghdad and Anbar

The office of Iranian-backed anti-US cleric Muqtada al Sadr was the main target in Baghdad, while the homes of a judge and police officers were bombed outside of Ramadi. Iraqi forces detained al Qaeda's military commander in Anbar.

Iraqi forces detained al Qaeda's 'Ruler of Baghdad'

Manaf Abdulrehim al Rawi had been appointed the emir of the Iraqi capital in 2008 by the recently slain leader of the Islamic State of Iraq. Rawi's detention several weeks ago helped lead to the deaths of al Qaeda's top two leaders in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al Masri and Abu Omar al Baghdadi.

Arrest led to strike on two top Iraq Qaeda leaders

Lethal targeting in Iraq; Success on an unprecedented scale

Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah and Mosul, three al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and another in Kirkuk, a Jaish Mujahideen mufti in Anbar, and several Hezbollah Brigades weapons smugglers in Wasit. Insurgents killed a civilian in Jalawlaa.

Iraqis make security progress as war winds down

A limited recount will take place in Baghdad; the Iraqiya Party supports the recount. Prime Minister Maliki said talks with the Iraqi National Alliance failed. Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Baqubah, Basrah, and Wasit, and an al Qaeda leader and an associate in Mosul.

Iraqi forces killed al Qaeda in Iraq's top military commander in the north and another operative, and detained two more. Security forces also detained 17 insurgents in Kirkuk, seven wanted men in Basrah, and another in Fallujah. Insurgents killed Hit's deputy police chief and a bodyguard, and two soldiers in Babil.