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Insurgents killed five policemen in Khanaqin and another in Mosul. A suicide bomber wounded two people in an attack outside a mosque in Kirkuk. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah and two al Qaeda operatives north of Al Kut. Two US soldiers died in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq.




Top US commander sees progress in Iraq and Afghanistan




Iraq looks to the al-Qaeda vote




The Sunni National Dialogue Front will boycott the election. Iranian forces crossed the border in northern Diyala. Iraq security forces detained an al Qaeda cell leader responsible for planning female suicide bombings. Also arrested were three IED cell members in Mosul and three terrorists involved in a suicide attack in Ramadi.




Security forces detained an al Qaeda assassination cell leader and a cell member in Baghdad and two insurgents in Kirkuk, and seized two suicide vests in Ramadi. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. The US will change the name of the Iraqi mission to Operation New Dawn starting September.




Iraq elections: Snapshot




A suicide bomber killed 13 Iraqis in an attack outside the Anbar governor's office in Ramadi. A car bombing outside a police headquarters in Mosul wounded 23 Iraqis, including 15 policemen. Security forces detained an al Qaeda assassination cell leader and 10 fighters during raids in Baghdad, Al Kut, and in central Iraq.




General says 2 Iraq politicians have ties to Iran




US Forces Iraq commander General Odierno said two top members of the are Justice and Accountability Committee "clearly are influenced by Iran." Security forces detained five wanted men in Baghdad and four more in Basrah. Insurgents killed a Christian student in Mosul and kidnapped a journalist and a civil servant in Kirkuk.




Just weeks before elections, specter of sectarian violence resurfaces in Iraq




Iraq: Senior cleric deplores Christian killings in north




Insurgents killed two police officers in a bombing outside of the Criminal Evidence Department in Mosul and four civilians in separate attacks in Mosul and Anbar. Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, 10 insurgents in Diyala, and seven al Qaeda IED cell members in Ash Sharqat.




Facing death, freed Iraq detainees may fight again




Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader and detained seven IED cell members in Baghdad and Mosul, and detained 30 wanted men in Thi Qhar, Kirkuk, and Anbar. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier and two civilians in attacks in Mosul.




Insurgents killed six Iraqis in shootings and IED attacks in Baghdad, Diyala, and Kirkuk. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah and six insurgents near Kirkuk. Iraqi officials said 145 candidates have been barred from upcoming elections due to Baathist ties.




Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah, five members of al Qaeda IED cells in Rashidiyah and Baqubah, two terrorists in Al Kut, and an insurgent in Mosul. Insurgents killed a civilian in Mosul. Twenty-eight candidates banned from running for office have been reinstated.




For those who need to be reminded: Who were the Ba'athists?




Ten people were killed during a clash between US and Iraqi forces and the Hezbollah Brigades; 22 Hezbollah Brigades fighters were also detained. A female suicide bomber killed four female Shia pilgrims in Kufa. Security forces detained six wanted men in Mosul.




Evolving US strategy widens assault on terrorists




Iraqi, US forces kill 10 during clash with Hezbollah Brigades near the Iranian border

The clash began after Hezbollah Brigades fighters attacked a joint US-Iraqi force north of Amarah. Twenty-two Hezbollah Brigades fighters were captured.