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As part of Iraqi reconciliation, US forces release head of Shiite extremist group




Did the release of Qais Qazali violate an executive order?




US releases 'dangerous' Iranian proxy behind the murder of US troops

Qais Qazali, the leader of the League of the Righteous, an Iranian-backed terror group that operates in Iraq, was set free in exchange for a British hostage.


Revealed: hand of Iran behind Britons' Baghdad kidnapping




Two suicide bombers killed 23 Iraqis, including a deputy police chief and 12 policemen, in an attack in Ramadi; the governor of Anbar was wounded in the attack. Six Iraqis were killed in an IED attack north of Baqubah. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. The Asaib al Haq released a British hostage; Qaiz Qazali was reportedly released by US forces. Iraqi troops detained four al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Bayji.




In heart of Iraq, a plan to revive the pulse of a central artery




Security forces detained 19 "infiltrators" from Syria, 12 wanted men in Nassiriya and 10 more in Basrah, eight al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, a Special Groups fighter in Amarah, and a Hezbollah Brigades facilitator in Baghdad. Insurgents wounded four civilians in bombings in Baghdad and Mosul.




Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq leader and captured another in Tal Afar, and detained 14 al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in northern Iraq and three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. Iraq's Youth Minister escaped an assassination attempt in a bombing in Toz Kharmeto. "Gunmen" killed two cement factory workers in Mosul.




Insurgents killed five Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and an Awakening leader in Kirkuk, and wounded six policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces killed an insurgent and captured five more in Kirkuk, and detained 10 wanted men in Fallujah and an Iranian agent in Amarah.




Insurgents killed two Shia pilgrims in Karbala and two more in Baghdad, a police officer in Mosul, and a civilian in Fallujah. Iraqi security forces detained seven Hezbollah brigades fighters in Baghdad, eight wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Balad and Muqdadiyah and a commander in Mosul, and two Jaysh al-Islami Mujahadeen fighters in Bayji.




Twenty-five Iraqis were killed and more than 100 were wounded in yesterday's bombing in Hillah. Three Kurdish soldiers were killed in a bombing in Sinjar. Four Iraqis were killed in bombings in Baghdad.




Terrorist killed 20 Iraqis during attacks on Shia processions in Baghdad, Sadr City, Karbala, and Hillah. Iraqi security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, two members of an IED cell in Fallujah, a Syrian suicide bomber in Baghdad.




Iran has reportedly occupied two more oil wells at the Fakka oil field in Maysan. Insurgents killed seven Iraqis and four policemen in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Iraqi troops detained 30 suspected insurgents in Bayji, 15 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda cell members in Mosul, three Hezbollah Brigades members in Baghdad, and a suicide bomber and his wife in Baghdad.




Iraq continues crackdown on Iranian-backed terror groups

Since Nov. 6, Iraqi security forces have detained 60 members of the Shia terror groups who are collectively known as the Special Groups by the US military.


Iraq chases many for corruption, catches few




Abbreviating Christmas in Iraq




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An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed the municipal council chief of Tal Afar. Insurgents killed a civilian, a policeman, and a soldier in attacks in Babil, Mosul and Kirkuk. The head of the Fallujah Municipal Council was wounded in an attack. Iraqi security forces detained 27 al Qaeda fighters in Bayji, Mosul, Karbala, and northern Iraq; 22 wanted men in Basrah; four Hezbollah Brigade fighters in Baghdad; and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Diyala.




Abu Ghraib, restive again




Iraqi Qaeda group shifts to remain a threat