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Thirty-five Iraqis were killed and 72 more were wounded in a car bomb attack outside a restaurant in the Shia neighborhood of Shula in Baghdad. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in an IED attack in Mosul. The military claimed Islamic State of Iraq leader Abu Omar al Baghdadi was a member of the local council in Buhruz district in Diyala province in 2005.




Elections have been postponed one month to January 2010. Security forced detained an Awakening leader and a senior Sunni politician in Diyala province, and a senior leader of the Islamic State of Iraqi in Mosul. Two Iraqis were killed in an IED attack in Baghdad.




Iraq slides election until January




Security forces detained 46 suspected insurgents in Basrah and 17 wanted men in Diyala. A senior police officer was killed and two of his sons were wounded in an IED attack near his home in Basrah. Two civilians were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Iraq has released 132,838 prisoners under an amnesty law. Kurdistan will pump natural gas to Europe.




Iraqis and American soldiers anxious over US withdrawal from Sadr City




Security forces detained 35 insurgents in Karmah and 20 more in Fallujah; 10 wanted men in Diyala, seven in Basrah, and five more in Maysan; and two Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. A suicide bomber killed a policeman in Mosul; another policeman was shot and killed in Mosul.




US and Iraqi forces detained three members of Abu Khalaf's Syrian-based facilitation network operating in northern Iraq. Iraqi forces detained two Naqshabandiya group members in Makhmour. Four Iraqis were killed in two IED attacks in Baghdad. A US soldier was killed in an IED attack in Basrah.




US, Iraqi forces target Syrian-based network

The raid targeted the foreign fighter facilitation network run by Abu Khalaf, who was designated as a global terrorist just days ago. Three of Khalaf's aides were captured.


Iraqi and US forces detained 46 wanted men in Karbala, 12 al Qaeda and two Awakening fighters in Wasit, five terrorists in Diyala, three Special Groups fighters in Baghdad, and two insurgents in Kirkuk. One US soldier was killed and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Dalouiya.




The swift rise and fall of Iraqi cleric Nadhim Khalil




One Awakening fighter was killed in an attack in Kirkuk, two Iraqis were killed in attacks in Touz Khormato and in Baghdad, and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 23 wanted men in Basra and five more in Wasit.




Senior al Qaeda leader in Syria sanctioned by US Treasury

Abu Khalaf funnels suicide bombers into Iraq and the Levant while operating from Syria and Iraq.


Spike in suicide attacks: Is Al Qaeda in Iraq coming back?




Security forces detained 34 insurgents in Diyala, 18 in Fallujah, and 11 more in Dalouiya. An Awakening leader was killed in a bombing in Baghdad. Five Iraqis were wounded in a car bombing in Mosul and three policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.




A car bombing killed 11 Iraqis in Kirkuk. One Iraqi soldier was killed in an insurgent attack in Mosul and six soldiers were wounded in an IED attack near Baqubah. A police major was assassinated in Baghdad. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Amarah and two more in Maysan, and detained three suicide bombers in Baghdad.




A US soldier murdered five other troopers in a shooting at a counseling center at Camp Liberty in Baghdad. A US soldier was killed in an IED attack in Basrah. Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Kirkuk and one policeman was killed in an attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Diyala, 19 in Karbala, 10 more in Maysan, and an al Qaeda leader in Diyala. Iraqi commandos detained a cell leader and nine members during a raid in Diyala.




Iraq militant group's pipeline through Syria revives after long gap




Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, 11 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and a Sadrist leader in Dhi Qhar, and raided the home of a Sadrist cleric in Baghdad. US troops reportedly killed one civilian by accident during a detonation of an IED in Mosul. An Awakening leader in Taji was killed in an IED attack.




Insurgents assassinated a police general in Basrah, killed one policeman and wounded three civilians in an armed attack on a police station Mosul, and wounded five civilians in an IED attack in Saadiya. Iraqi forces detained 18 insurgents in Fallujah, ten wanted men in Basrah, and an al Qaeda fighter in Baghdad.




(Al Qaeda in Iraq) Emirate of confusion