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Insurgents executed 13 civilians in Abu Ghraib and killed nine more in bombings in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Two Iraqi soldiers were also killed in Baghdad. Security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, six insurgents in Diyala and Salahadin, and four Special Groups operatives in Al Kut. Iraqi border guards seized large quantities of Iranian weapons.
Insurgents killed one child and wounded 12 Iraqis in attacks in Mosul, Ninewa, and Khanaqin. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Basrah and an al Qaeda operative near Kirkuk. Iraq and the European Union signed an agreement on counterterrorism, human rights, and trade.
Iraqi security forces detained 23 al Qaeda operatives in Khanaqin, Mosul, Kirkuk, Bayji, and Duwayarh; 23 wanted men in Basrah; eight insurgents in Salahadin, Diyala, and Karbala; and four more insurgents in Fallujah. Insurgents wounded one Iraqi in a bombing in Balad Ruz.
Security forces detained 34 suspects in Basrah; 15 al Qaeda operatives in Jananiyah, Rashidiyah, and Khanaqin; a former Baathist leader turned al Qaeda operative in Sulaymaniyah; and a Mahdi Army member in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a Christian boy in Mosul and wounded seven Iraqis in Baqubah and Khanaqin.
Insurgents killed a female high school principal and wounded five civilians in Baghdad, and wounded two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah and two more in Kirkuk. The presidency council approved the return of 100 British naval trainers.
Iraqi security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, 19 "infiltrators" in Ninewa, 10 al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Baghdad, three insurgents in Fallujah, and three Special Groups operatives in Baghdad. Three terrorists escaped from the prison Maaqal in Basrah; several prison officials were detained in the aftermath.
Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader and captured eight fighters south of Samarra. Security forces also detained 74 Baathists for involvement in the Oct. 25 suicide attack in Baghdad, five al Qaeda operatives in Salahadin and Diyala, and two wanted men in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed two policemen and wounded two more near Balad.
Iraq's Presidency Council is likely to ratify the election reform law. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah and two more in Kirkuk, an al Qaeda fighter in Tikrit, a Hezbollah Brigades member in Baghdad, and an Awakening leader in Baqubah. Two US pilots were killed in a helicopter crash in Salahadin province.
The parliament passed the election reform law. Security forces detained the al Qaeda emir of Tuz Khurmatu, six al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and two more in Al Qaim, a senior Naqshabandi leader in Ninewa, eleven insurgents in Kirkuk, and seven more in Diyala. Two insurgents were killed in a premature detonation in Mosul.
Iraqi security forces detained 27 wanted men in Basrah, nine terrorists and an al Qaeda motorcycle bomb maker in Fallujah, and four wanted men in Ninewa. Police discovered and defused a large IED in a hospital in Amarah. Insurgents wounded three civilians in a bicycle bombing in Abu Ghraib.
The Iraqi parliament missed its deadline to pass election reform laws. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Diyala, four Special Groups operatives in Al Kut, three members of the Promise Day Brigade in Baghdad, and two al Qaeda operatives in Sharqat. Insurgents wounded five civilians in Mosul and killed an Awakening fighter near Kirkuk.
Prime Minister Maliki submitted evidence of Syrian involvement in recent Baghdad bombings to the UN. Insurgents killed a civilian and a policeman and wounded 20 Iraqis in bombings in Hillah, Ramadi, and Mosul. Security forces detained seven insurgents in Diyala, six al Qaeda fighters in Bayji and Tall Zalat, and two members of an IED cell in Fallujah.
Iraqi forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and detained three more in Mosul, and detained 21 al Qaeda cell members in Baghdad and Bayji, three wanted men in Kirkuk, and another three in Wasit. Insurgents killed a US soldier in Northern Iraq and wounded 20 Iraqis in four bombings in Baghdad.
Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Ninewa and 14 more in Basrah, 13 members of a car bomb network in northern Iraq, two al Qaeda operatives in Makhmour, and a key leader in al Qaeda's network in the North. Iraqi special operations forces also arrested two individuals suspected of acquiring illegal weapons and financing Lebanese Hezbollah operations.