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One Awakening fighter was killed in an attack in Kirkuk, two Iraqis were killed in attacks in Touz Khormato and in Baghdad, and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 23 wanted men in Basra and five more in Wasit.




Senior al Qaeda leader in Syria sanctioned by US Treasury

Abu Khalaf funnels suicide bombers into Iraq and the Levant while operating from Syria and Iraq.


Spike in suicide attacks: Is Al Qaeda in Iraq coming back?




Security forces detained 34 insurgents in Diyala, 18 in Fallujah, and 11 more in Dalouiya. An Awakening leader was killed in a bombing in Baghdad. Five Iraqis were wounded in a car bombing in Mosul and three policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.




A car bombing killed 11 Iraqis in Kirkuk. One Iraqi soldier was killed in an insurgent attack in Mosul and six soldiers were wounded in an IED attack near Baqubah. A police major was assassinated in Baghdad. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Amarah and two more in Maysan, and detained three suicide bombers in Baghdad.




A US soldier murdered five other troopers in a shooting at a counseling center at Camp Liberty in Baghdad. A US soldier was killed in an IED attack in Basrah. Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Kirkuk and one policeman was killed in an attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Diyala, 19 in Karbala, 10 more in Maysan, and an al Qaeda leader in Diyala. Iraqi commandos detained a cell leader and nine members during a raid in Diyala.




Iraq militant group's pipeline through Syria revives after long gap




Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, 11 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and a Sadrist leader in Dhi Qhar, and raided the home of a Sadrist cleric in Baghdad. US troops reportedly killed one civilian by accident during a detonation of an IED in Mosul. An Awakening leader in Taji was killed in an IED attack.




Insurgents assassinated a police general in Basrah, killed one policeman and wounded three civilians in an armed attack on a police station Mosul, and wounded five civilians in an IED attack in Saadiya. Iraqi forces detained 18 insurgents in Fallujah, ten wanted men in Basrah, and an al Qaeda fighter in Baghdad.




(Al Qaeda in Iraq) Emirate of confusion




Security forces detained five members of the Naqshabandiya group and 16 other insurgents during raids in Diyala province and four wanted men in Maysan. Three policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bombing in Mosul.




Concerns mount on preparedness of Iraq™s forces




Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah and 20 insurgents in Diyala. Three Iraqi soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah. Turkish air strikes in the northern Iraqi regions of Zab and Basian killed more than a dozen Kurdistan Workers Party fighters.




Iraq's wall-builders mourn drop in violence




Eleven Iraqis were killed and 44 more were wounded in two car bombings in Baghdad. Iranian snipers killed two fishermen in the marshes in Maysan province. US troops killed two al Qaeda fighters and captured six more in Salahadin province. Iraqi forces captured 15 wanted men in Baghdad and Salahadin, four in Basrah and two more in Maysan, six al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, and a militia leader in Wasit.




Security forces detained 37 insurgents in Diyala, 36 in Basrah, 12 in Amarah, and two more in Babil. The Iraqi Integrity Committee vowed to arrest senior Trade Ministry officials who evaded arrest. Members of Iraq's parliament said Sunni parties are pressing for the release of jailed insurgents.




Iraqi Security Forces Order of Battle update: May 2009

Iraqi troops are receiving training on 120mm mortars while K9 training is underway for both Army and police units.


Security forces detained 25 al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa, 13 wanted men in Karbala and 12 more in Basrah, and two Special Groups fighters in Sadr City and Adhamiyah. Two Iraqis were killed in two bombings in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul.




Iraq says committed to US withdrawal timetable




Gunfight breaks out as Iraqi soldiers try to arrest trade officials