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Suicide bombers target Iraqi ministries, kill 132

A pair of suicide bombers detonated simultaneously outside of Iraqi government buildings in the heart of Baghdad, killing more than 130 Iraqis in one of the worst attacks in the capital in years.


Some troops in Iraq look longingly to Afghanistan




A suicide bomber killed one person in an attack in Tikrit. Insurgents killed an Iraqi Army officer and a soldier in Mosul, and wounded two soldiers in Baghdad. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah and four more in Wasit.




Iraqi security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, 12 al Qaeda operatives in Diyala, an Islamic State of Iraq leader and three operatives in Bayji, three al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, and an al Qaeda fighter near Khanaqin. Insurgents killed a security guard in Mosul and wounded two civilians in Khanaqin.




Iraq: Country tops lengthening lists of asylum seekers




Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, four insurgents in Hamrin and one more south of Mosul, and a Palestinian suicide bomber as he attempted to enter Iraq from Syria. Insurgents wounded four civilians during IED attacks in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed two women in Babil, a policeman south of Fallujah, and a cameraman and a civilian in Kirkuk. Security forces detained six wanted men in Dhi Qhar, three insurgents in Fallujah, an al Qaeda member in Al Qaim, and a car bomb cell member in Kirkuk.




US troops in Iraq have time on hands




Insurgents killed two policemen, three civilians, and a US soldier in attacks throughout Iraq. Security forces detained 26 wanted men in Basrah, nine Islamic State of Iraq fighters in Kirkuk, five al Qaeda operatives in Karbala, Kirkuk, Baqubah, and Wasit, and four "infiltrators" from Syria.




Insurgents killed six Iraqis in a bombing at a coffeehouse in Baghdad and a tribal affairs chief in Ninewa. Security forces killed a gunman in Mosul, and detained 25 wanted men in in Mosul, Kirkuk, and Basrah, and an Iranian Qods Force officer in Basrah.




Iraqi forces detain Iranian Revolutionary Guards operative

The Qods force officer was captured in the southern city of Basrah. He is accused of smuggling weapons and munitions to Shia terror groups attempting to destabilize the Iraqi government.


Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Basrah; seven insurgents, including a car bomb cell leader, in Baghdad and Mosul; and one insurgent in Huweija. One Iraqi was killed in a bombing north of Hillah and another was killed in a bombing in Baghdad.




Security requirements and extended US involvement in Iraq




The US has canceled the deployment of a brigade destined for Iraq. Insurgents killed three policemen in Fallujah, a policeman and a civilian in Mosul, and two civilians in Baghdad, and destroyed a bridge with a car bomb in Ramadi. Two insurgents died during a premature detonation in Kirkuk.




A suicide bomber killed 14 Iraqis and wounded 80 more in a mosque in Tal Afar. Security forces detained four al Qaeda operatives in Tamin and Diyala provinces, an al Qaeda emir in Baghdad, and an operative in Mosul. Mohammad Al Daini, a wanted Member of Parliamant, was arrested in Malaysia.




Security forces detained four members of IED cells in Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Mosul; three al Qaeda cell members in Baghdad and Salahadin; an Islamic State of Iraq leader in Mosul; a senior al Qaeda leader in Ninewa; and an escaped al Qaeda prisoner in Kirkuk. One civilian was killed and three more were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad.




Seven Iraqis were killed and 14 were wounded in an armed attack in Baghdad. Two Iraqis were killed and 42 were wounded in bombings in Karbala. Security forces detained three insurgents in Sinjar. Six soldiers were released from duty for failure to prevent an armed robbery.




A suicide bomber killed six Iraqis and wounded 10 more in an attack on a tribal leader in Baqubah. Insurgents killed two soldiers and wounded four more in an attack in Kirkuk. Security forces detained three wanted men in Amarah, two insurgents in Fallujah, and an al Qaeda leader in Diyala.




Iraq: Maliki's State of Law bloc to pay for campaign with member donations




Police arrested Iyad Jalal Abdulwahid, Izzat Ibrahim al Douri's senior aide and a financier of Ba'athist insurgents. Iraqi security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah, seven in Salahadin, and three more in Kirkuk. Also detained were five insurgents in Baghdad, four insurgents in northern Taji, including a car bomb cell leader behind attacks in Ramadi, and a sniper in Ramadi.