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Iraqi security forces detained 13 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and northern Iraq, 13 wanted men in Basrah, seven Promised Day Brigades members in Baghdad, and a Naqshabandiya group member south of Kirkuk. Two bombs were detonated in Mosul but no casualties were reported.




Iran has appointed a Qods Force commander as Ambassador to Iraq. Insurgents killed five civilian aid worked in Baghdad. Security forces killed an insurgent near Kirkuk and detained six wanted men in Basrah.




Marines exit Iraq in first wave of US forces out




Security forces detained six wanted men in Basrah, three al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, two suicide bombers in Anbar, and a Promised Day Brigade cell leader and three cell members in Baghdad. Insurgents killed two civilians in Mosul and another in Baghdad. A local official in Maysan said the Iranians still control Well Number 4 at the Fakka oil field.




Security forces detained Ali al Azzawi, a high-level military commander in the Islamic State of Iraq. Security forces also detained 11 members of Ansar al Sunnah in Hit and a Naqshabandiya fighter in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed two policemen in Baghdad.




Twelve Iraqis were killed and more than 20 were wounded in a series of bombings in Najaf on Jan. 14. Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted terrorists during raids in Basrah.




Security forces detained 15 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and in central and in northern Iraq, five insurgents in Fallujah, two Naqshabandiya group members in Makhmour, and a Promised Day Brigade fighter and a Hezbollah Brigades member in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a number of people in Karbala and a civilian in Fallujah.




Northern Iraq remains complex, general says




A suicide bomber killed seven Iraqis, including two policemen, in an attack in Saqlawiya in Anabar province. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Abu Ghraib. Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, six suspected members of a car bomb cell in Khanaqin, and four insurgents in Babil.




Security forces detained 25 suspects behind a plot to conduct major attacks in Baghdad; more than 1,000 pounds of explosives were also seized. Iraq forces also detained two Special Groups leaders in Al Kut and an Awakening leader in Baqubah. Insurgents killed two civilians and two policemen in a bombing south of Khanaqin.




Integrating the Sons of Iraq




Mass car bomb threats prompt Baghdad lockdown





US team works to improve rule of law in Iraq




Iraqi security forces detained seven al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq and a female suicide-bomber recruiter in Baghdad, an "Iranian-linked assassination cell leader" and an associate in Baghdad, a Promised Day Brigade explosives-cell member in Baghdad, and two Special Groups operatives in Al Kut. Iraq has integrated more than 40,000 Sons of Iraq members into the security forces and government ministries.




Iraq mulls banning parties linked to Saddam




US forces reportedly killed four insurgents near Mosul on Jan. 8. Two insurgents were killed in a mortar misfire in Mosul. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Basrah and Amarah.




Across divide in Iraq, Sunni courts Shiites




British troops tried to rescue hostages at Iran border




Seven Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings that targeted police and a lawyer in Hit in Anbar province; another Iraqi was killed in a bombing in Khanaqin. Security forces detained three wanted men in Mosul. A member of parliament denied Iraq released Qais Qazali.




Insurgents killed two children in Mosul and a civilian near Khanaqin. Five Iraqis were killed in a car accident with US troops in Hillah. Iraqi forces detained 28 wanted men in Basrah, three gunmen in Kirkuk, two insurgents in Mosul, and an al Qaeda leader in Jalawlaa.