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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




Iraq bloodshed rises as US allies defect




A gunfight broke out after anti-corruption police backed by Iraqi troops attempted to detain senior officials in the Trade ministry, including the trade minister. Security forces detained 29 wanted men in Basrah, 10 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala and eight more in Fallujah, and a "dangerous wanted person" in Amarah. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.




Iraqi forces arrest US-allied militia leader




US military says Iraq has denied it access to alleged insurgent leader




Two US soldiers were killed south of Mosul; an Iraqi source said an Iraqi soldier killed the US troops. Security forces detained 24 insurgents in Diyala and an Awakening leader in Dalouiya. Seven Iraqis were wounded in IED attacks in Mosul and Kirkuk.




Iraq™s Sadr resurfaces for Turkey visit