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Security forces detained 22 insurgents and al Qaeda fighters in Diyala province, nine wanted men in Basrah, and six more in Baghdad. Security forces also found 10 missile launch pads in Amarah and a rocket and IED cache in Nasariyah.
The Iraqi government is said to be negotiating for the release of five Britons kidnapped by Shia terrorists. The Iraqi Army claimed to have captured the "second man in al-Qaeda organization." Insurgents killed two policemen in Fallujah and two Awakening fighters in Hillah. Iraqi forces captured five wanted men and two Iranians in Basrah, and captured five more in Wasit province.
Iraqi security forces killed three "gunmen" in Mosul, detained four al Qaeda fighters in Mosul, and captured a Special Groups cell leader in Al Kut. One civilian was killed in an IED attack in Baghdad.
Iraq is preparing for a potentially quick US military withdrawal. Eight Iraqis were killed and six were wounded in violent acts throughout Iraq. Security forces detained 20 insurgents in Kirkuk and three more in Basrah.
Four civilians were killed and 10 more were wounded in a bombing in northern Baghdad. A civilian was killed in an IED attack in Kirkuk and two soldiers were wounded in a bombing in Ninewa. Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Hillah and uncovered six mass graves in Diyala.
Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Mosul and detained five Mahdi Army fighters in Al Kut and four Ansar al Sunnah fighters in Kirkuk. US and Iraqi forces detained three "criminals" in Baghdad. An Iraqi border police colonel was killed in Basrah.
Security forces detained 22 insurgents in Baghdad, 16 terrorists in Baqubah, two gunmen in Kirkuk, and a Special Groups cell leader in Wasit. A man who claimed the People™s Mujahedeen of Iran trained him to become a suicide bomber turned himself in to Iraqi authorities.
Iraqi forces detained 97 wanted men in Basrah, 35 in Hillah, eight in Khalis, five in Tal Afar, three in Baghdad, and one more in Amarah. The deputy of the Iraqi Front for National Dialogue was killed in a suicide bombing in the Sharqat district in Ninewa province. A US soldier was killed in an IED attack in Baghdad.
Iraq's foreign minister said Iranian influence is on the decline. A court in Dhi Qhar is prosecuting 48 Mahdi Army fighters for murder. Iraqi forces detained six insurgents in Basrah, five in eastern Baghdad, and two in Mosul. A policeman and two soldiers were killed in Mosul.
A candidate from Prime Minister Maliki's party was assassinated in Hillah. Police detained 18 insurgents in Baqubah and three more in Balad Ruz. US and Iraqi troops detained four "criminals" in Baghdad.
Iraqi forces detained 11 insurgents in Kirkuk and seven more during other raids. Police found an IED factory in Mosul. Iraqi troops raided the home of a provincial security official in Maysan province. An official in Samarra escaped an assassination attempt.