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Blair warns that world faces decision to halt Iran™s nuclear programme




Insurgents killed a civilian in a shooting near Kirkuk and wounded four soldiers and two policemen in Baghdad and Mosul. Iraqi police detained three al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Miqdadiyah. The Iraqi Army has detained two US citizens in Mosul.




Veterans see improvement in Iraqi Army




Iraqi security forces killed a suicide bomber in Mosul and detained seven members of al Qaeda IED cells in Baghdad, three insurgents in Mosul, and a member of the Promised Day Brigade in Baghdad. Insurgents killed an imam in Baghdad. The Independent High Electoral Commission banned nine parties from participating in the upcoming election.




US kills senior Syrian-based al Qaeda facilitator in Mosul

Abu Khalaf was killed during a Jan. 22 raid in the northern city. According to US intelligence, he entered Iraq last fall to direct operations.


Insurgents killed an Iranian and two Iraqis, including a mayor, in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. A suicide bomber wounded five civilians near Mosul. Security forces detained four terrorists in Kirkuk, four wanted men in Basrah, three insurgents in Mosul, and two Baathists in Karbala.




Iraq militants using new tactics to foil security




A suicide bomber killed 18 Iraqis in an attack on a police forensics lab in Baghdad. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Karbala, and two more in Mosul. A court sentenced a former member of parliament to death for terrorism-related charges.




Suicide attack at Baghdad police forensics lab kills 18

More than 80 Iraqis were wounded in the second suicide attack in the Iraqi capital in two days.


Damascus-based channels broadcast support for armed attacks in Iraq - Al-Maliki aide




Thirty-six Iraqis were killed in three car bomb attacks at hotels in central Baghdad. Insurgents killed two policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces detained six insurgents in Mosul, five al Qaeda fighters in Karbala and four more in Bayji, and two Promised Day Brigade fighters in Baghdad. Fifty-four candidates for parliament were crossed off the banned list for the upcoming election.




Bombings hit Baghdad's hotels

Three car bombs detonated 10 minutes apart outside the Sheraton, Al Hamraa, and Babylon hotels, killing 36 and wounding 71 more.


Afghanistan will take longer to tackle than Iraq, General David Petraeus says




Integration of Sons of Iraq: Update




Insurgents killed two civilians and a policeman in attacks in Fallujah, Mosul, and Baghdad. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah and six insurgents in Jalawlaa. The US Marines have completed their withdrawal from Anbar province.




Insurgents killed an adviser to the interior ministry and two policemen in Baghdad. Security forces detained six members of al Qaeda bomb cells in Hit and Baqubah, two al Qaeda fighters and two insurgents in Kirkuk, and a senior member of the Promised Day Brigade in Baghdad.




Increased security checks at US airports slammed as racial profiling




US Marines end role in Iraq; Biden in Baghdad




UK - Export ban for useless 'bomb detector'




Iraq: To de-Baath or not to de-Baath