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Security forces detained 27 wanted men in Dhi Qhar, 17 in Basrah, and 17 more in Karbala. A US soldier was killed an an IED attack south of Karbala. Insurgents murdered a mayor of a district in Eastern Mosul.




Iraq Sunni anti-Qaeda leader eyes Shi'ite alliance




Security forces detained 29 insurgents in Basrah. A US solider was killed in an IED attack in Tikrit. Seven civilians were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad. The leader of the Awakening is considering a political alliance with Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki.




Nine Awakening fighters and Iraqi soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on a checkpoint in Babil. One policeman was killed in a shooting in Mosul. Two civilians were killed in terrorist atacks in Hillah and Mandali. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Dhi Qhar and two gunmen in Makhmour. The government will re-arrest some detainees released by the US.




Suicide bomber kills 9 Sunni militiamen in Iraq




Five US soldiers and two Iraqi security personnel were killed in a suicide truck bombing in Mosul. Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Baqubah and a woman was killed in an IED attack in Mosul. Iraqi and US troops detained 21 insurgents in Basrah and nine more in Hillah.




General Ray Odierno: we may have to ignore Iraq deadline to halt al Qaeda terror




Security forces detained 65 insurgents in Basrah and 11 more in Amara,, seven al Qaeda fighters in Samarra, and four policemen in Wasit, and found an al Qaeda training camp in Anbar. One civilian was killed and three were wounded in a bombing in Baqubah. Thousands of Sadrists protested in Baghdad.




Seven Iraqis were killed and 23 were wounded in a car bombing in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. Fallujah has been put under curfew after an April 7 suicide attack. Security forces detained an al Naqshabandiya member in Kirkuk. President Talabani warned of al Qaeda's return to Baghdad.




Bomb kills 7 near Baghdad Shi'ite shrine: police




Wanted Saddam deputy says to topple Iraq government, forge US ties




Iraq bombs linked to militias that fought with US against al Qaeda




A car bomb killed nine Iraqis in Baghdad. A suicide bomber killed one person and wounded 35 more in Fallujah. Security forces detained 65 wanted men in Basrah, 43 more in Dhi Qhar, and 10 insurgents in Kirkuk. An Iraqi tribal leader was assassinated near Mosul. President Obama visited Baghdad for talks with Prime Minister Maliki.




Thirty-four Iraqis were killed and scores were wounded in six car bombings in Baghdad. Seven soldiers were wounded in a suicide attack in Dalouyia. Security forces detained 74 suspected insurgents in Basrah, 21 in Dhi Qhar, 15 in Kirkuk, two Special Groups fighters in Al Kut, two al Qaeda fighters in Wasit, and two doctors aiding the insurgency in Baqubah.




Six car bombs kill 34 across Baghdad




Iraqi Security Forces Order of Battle Update: April 2009

The budget crunch has halted the expansion of the Iraqi Security Forces. The purchase of major weapons systems is up in the air.


Terrorist eludes US in Iraq




Iraqi forces detained six al Qaeda fighters in Diyala and five insurgents in Babil. A senior interior ministry general was killed in Baghdad. One policeman was killed and five were wounded in two IED attacks in Fallujah. One policeman was killed and four were wounded in an attack in Baqubah. The governor of Basrah escaped an assassination attempt.




Iraqi forces arrest more US-allied Sunni guards




Security forces detained 30 al Qaeda fighters during separate raids in Diyala and eight more in Fallujah, and eight Special Groups fighters in Maysan. One civilian was wounded in a bombing at a market in Baqubah. Muqtada al Sadr called for a "million man march" on the anniversary of the liberation of Iraq.