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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.


Insurgents killed a policeman and a civilian in Mosul, and an imam in Baghdad. Security forces detained 27 wanted men in Basrah, Diyala, and Kirkuk, four al Qaeda fighters in Touz Khormato, and an Islamic State of Iraq leader in Arab Jabour.




Special Forces chief battles to stop book revealing details of operations in Iraq review




Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah, an al Qaeda commander and 20 operatives in Baghdad and northern Iraq, six terrorists in Kirkuk, and three arms dealers in Diyala. Insurgents killed a soldier in Mosul and a civilian in Fallujah.




Insurgents killed a civilian in Baghdad and another in Mosul. Security forces killed two al Qaeda fighters in Mosul, and detained 11 al Qaeda cell members in a region northwest of Baghdad and another in Fallujah.




Appeals court to go through banning cases before Iraq™s March election




Security forces killed six al Qaeda fighters in Makhmour and detained six more north of Baghdad. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baghdad and detonated an IED in front of a hospital in Mosul.




Iraq panel reinstates election ban amid Shi'ite ire




Security forces detained 11 al Qaeda fighters in Touz Khormato, al Qaeda cell leaders in Sharqat and Diyala, the leader of an assassination cell in Mosul, and a terrorist in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a female candidate for parliament in Mosul and a civilian in Diwaniyah.




Iraq elections ban: It™s not over




The League of the Righteous kidnapped a US civilian contractor in Baghdad and called off reconciliation talks with the government. Six insurgents and a security guard were killed during a clash in Mosul. Police detained 55 suspects in the Karbala attacks, four insurgents in Mosul, and two terrorists in Basrah.




Iraq video shows missing US contractor




Iranian-backed Shia terror group kidnaps US civilian in Baghdad

Salomi-thumb.jpgThe League of the Righteous has kidnapped a US citizen and backed out of "reconciliation talks" with the Iraqi government. The kidnapping comes only a month after the US released the top leader of the group.


Forty-one Iraqis were killed in bombings in Karbala. Insurgents killed two policemen south of Mosul. Iraqi special forces killed a Syrian gunman during a clash along the border with Syria. Security forces detained six al Qaeda fighters in Mosul and a Mahdi Army cell member in Baghdad.




Bombings kill 41 Shia pilgrims in Karbala

The attack is the third major strike against Shia worshippers in five days and the sixth major strike since Jan. 25.