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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.




US forges alliance with Saddam Hussein officers to fight al-Qaeda




Iraqi security forces killed two al Qaeda operatives and detained 21 more in Mosul, and captured 13 wanted men in Basrah and Kirkuk. Iraq's cabinet ratified four major oil field deals. General Dynamics will build 140 M1A1 tanks for the Iraqi Army.




Iraq: The raveling (II)




Iraqi security forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained two Promised Day Brigade members and an al Qaeda explosives expert in Baghdad. Insurgents killed three civilians and wounded 16 more during attacks in Kirkuk and Mosul.




Door gunner in Anbar




Insurgents killed three civilian security guards in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, and a wanted terrorist in Diyala. The body of the fifth British hostage kidnapped and murdered by the League of the Righteous is expected to be returned to the UK.




Body of fifth UK hostage 'to be handed over soon'




Commanders: Iraq progress will continue in US drawdown year




Insurgents killed two civilians and a soldier and wounded 24 more in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and the leader of an "armed group" in Karbala. Multinational Forces - Iraq and its subordinate commands has officially become US Forces - Iraq.




Insurgents killed a policeman and wounded three civilians in a bombing in Fallujah, and wounded a policeman in a shooting in Tal Afar. Security forces detained three wanted men in Al Kut. No US servicemen were killed in combat in Iraq during December 2009.




What™s in the future for Iraq?