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US could end engagement in Iraq if volence erupts, Biden warns




Sheikh Safi pushes for Iraq sovereignty




Insurgents killed a policeman in Kirkuk, a civilian in Baghdad, and an Iraqi contractor in Mosul. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Jalawlaa, an al Qaeda fighter in Wasit, a mufti for the Islamic State of Iraq in Buhriz, a car bomb cell member in Kirkuk, and a Special Groups leader in Al Kut.




Two Iraqis were killed and nine were wounded in a bombing in Kirkuk. Security forces detained two wanted men in Makhmour. Four electricity towers were bombed in Baghdad. A US UAV crashed near Al Kut.




US sanctions Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades and Qods Force adviser

A deputy to Brigadier General Qassem Suleimani, Qods Force's commander, was designated for directly supporting the Mahdi Army Special Groups activity inside Iraq.


Five Iraqis were killed and 30 were wounded in bombings in Baghdad, Kirkuk, Fallujah, and Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained seven insurgents in Baghdad, Salahadin, and Diyala. The Sadrist movement called for an end to attacks in cities where the US has withdrawn its forces.




Odierno: Troop levels to drop to 120,000




Iraqi forces detained five al Qaeda fighters and two IED cell members in Diyala. Insurgents killed one soldier and wounded three more in an IED attack in Diyala. US troops have pulled back to five large bases in Diyala province.




British hostages 'were shot dead'




Iraq: Talabani calls for support after US withdrawal




US troops have withdrawn from Iraq's major cities in line with the Status of Forces Agreement signed last year. Insurgents killed 26 Iraqis during a car bombing in Kirkuk. Four US soldiers were killed in Baghdad on June 29. Iraqi special forces detained a terrorist leader in Baghdad.




A senior Sunni politician was assassinated in Ramadi. Security forces detained nine insurgents in Fallujah, six al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and a tribal leader behind terror attacks in Khalis. Insurgents killed five policemen and a civilian in Mosul, and two policemen south of Mosul. The US released a senior aide to Muqtada al Sadr.




Unease mounts as US troops leave Iraq's cities




Iraqi forces detained four terrorists in Mosul and another in southern Iraq. US forces will continue to patrol in Basrah after the June 30 deadline to withdrawal from the cities. In northern Iraq, US forces will deploy around the cities.




Iraqi training moves to US bases




Thirteen Iraqis were killed in a motorcycle bombing in central Baghdad. Insurgents killed a solider in Mosul. Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah and three members of an IED cell in Mosul. Police foiled a suicide attack in Amarah.




Premier casting US withdrawal as victory for Iraq




Iraqi, US commanders strike Mosul deal




Insurgents killed nine civilians in Baghdad, four policemen and a police commander in Fallujah and Baghdad, and one soldier in Mosul. Security forces detained 20 men behind a failed assassination attempt of a Sadrist leader in Diwaniyah, and one wanted man in Wasit.




Spate of attacks tests Iraqi city and US pullout