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Officials say Iraqi forces foil 9/11-style plot




Five Iraqis were killed in bombings in Baghdad and Basrah. Security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, Mosul, and Kirkuk; four al Qaeda fighters in Touz Khourmato; and a "high ranking gunman" in Fallujah. General Odierno will step down as the US Forces Iraq commander at the end of the summer.




A suicide bomber killed a policeman and a civilian in Mosul. Two soldiers were killed in a car bombing in Abu Ghraib. Security forces detained seven al Qaeda fighters in Kirkuk, and seven wanted men in Basrah and five more near Mosul. Prime Minister Maliki denied reports that his party had formed a coalition with the Sadrists; Muqtada al Sadr rejected the idea of Maliki serving another term.




Iraqi Security Forces killed two Saudi al Qaeda operatives and an Iraqi near Kirkuk, and detained six al Qaeda operatives in and around Baghdad, and three wanted men in Basrah. Security forces killed an insurgent and detained two more in Shurqat. An insurgent sniper killed a Kurdish man in Kirkuk.




Dramatic drop in deaths in Mosul




Insurgents killed two policemen, two soldiers, an Awakening leader, and a child in attacks in Mosul, Ninewa, and Babil. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters and detained three more in Baghdad and northern Iraq, and arrested 15 wanted men in Basrah and Diyala, and two weapons smugglers on the Syrian border.




Iran wants Sunnis in Iraqi politics




Insurgents killed two off duty policemen in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and another near Baghdad, and a Naqshabandiya fighter in Kirkuk. A cleric loyal to Mahdi Army leader Muqtada al Sadr denounced Prime Minister Maliki.




Insurgents killed two US soldiers in northern Iraq and a civilian in Mosul. A terrorist was killed in a premature detonation in Mosul. Iraqi Security Forces detained three insurgents in Kirkuk and two al Qaeda suspects in Mosul.




Al Qaeda members land in Somalia from Yemen-govt




Iraqi forces capture two senior al Qaeda leaders in Mosul

Al Qaeda in Iraq's emir for Mosul and the emir for eastern Mosul are thought to have been detained during separate operations in the city.


The US said recent terror attacks in Baghdad would not slow down the military withdrawal. Security forces detained al Qaeda's top two leaders in Mosul and 17 fighters in Mosul, Diyala, and Wasit; nine wanted men in Basrah and Dhi Qhar; and a Special Groups operative in Wasit.




Iraq: Another wave of terror, and the significance of what happens next...




Army beating estimate on equipment drawdown from Iraq




Baghdad bombings target civilians




Thirty-five Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings targeting residential areas in Baghdad. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah and Babil, 11 insurgents in Baghdad, 11 "infiltrators" from Syria west of Mosul, and three suicide bombers in Anbar.




35 killed in attacks against civilians in Baghdad

Seven bombs were detonated in residential areas of the capital as al Qaeda in Iraq attempts to reignite a sectarian war between Sunni and Shia.


Insurgents executed a family of four in Wasit and killed three policemen in Basrah and Ramadi, and a civilian in Mosul. Iraqi forces detained an al Qaeda operative in Baghdad.




Forty-one Iraqis were killed and more than 250 were wounded in a triple suicide attack that targeted the Egyptian, Iranian, and German embassies in Baghdad. No foreign embassy personnel were reported killed. Three Iraqis were killed and 37 were wounded in a car bomb attack in Mosul.




Iraqi Christians under fire