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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.
Iraqi security forces detained 46 wanted men and 19 suspects in Basrah, 33 insurgents in Baghdad, three Islamic State of Iraq members in Huweija, and an al Qaeda operative in Khalis. US and Iraqi forces detained nine criminals in Baghdad. An Iraqi soldier was killed and three Iraqis were wounded in a car bomb explosion in western Mosul.
Iraqi forces arrested nine suspected "criminals" on local and government warrants during operations throughout Iraq. Six Army officers responsible for protecting the Kadhimiyah district in Baghdad were arrested. Since February 2008, 127057 detainees have been released under the terms of the general pardon law.
Seven Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained eight suspects after a blast in Kirkuk and captured three members of a "kidnapping gang" in Miqdadiyah. Iraqi troops captured a leader of the Islamic State of Iraq in Mosul. US and Iraqi troops detained four "criminals" in Baghdad.
Violence dropped by 90 percent in Baghdad during 2008. Three policemen were killed in a shootout in Mosul and four more were wounded in a car bombing. A US soldier was killed in an IED attack in Baghdad on Jan. 10. Security forces detained ten insurgents in Kirkuk and a senior leader of Ansar al Sunnah.
Iraqi forces detained 16 wanted men in Baghdad, two in Kirkuk, and two more in Tal Afar. US and Iraqi troops detained a Special Groups operative in Baghdad. An Iraqi soldier was killed in an IED attack in Touz Khormato.
Six soldiers were killed in separate IED attacks in northern Iraq. One child was killed in an IED attack in Diyala and 20 Iraqis were wounded in a shootout in Basrah. Security forces detained two wanted men in Al Kut.