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Iraqi security forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and detained two commanders and eight al Qaeda operatives in Ninewa, As Sadiya, and Duluiyah, and detained five wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a soldier and a civilian in Baghdad.
Civilian deaths in Iraq have dropped to a six-year low in November. Iraqi and US forces detained 11 al Qaeda fighters in Northern Iraq and two more in Diyala, and four insurgents in Dalouiya. Insurgents killed a civilian and wounded a soldier and 14 more civilians in Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Mosul.
Insurgents killed one policeman and a civilian in separate attacks in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained four al Qaeda IED cell members near Baghdad and Kirkuk, three insurgents near Fallujah, and a woman who recruits and trains female suicide bombers in Baqubah.
Insurgents assassinated a member of the municipal council in western Baghdad and wounded two soldiers in a bombing in Diyala. Security forces detained five wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq and four more in Diyala, and the leader of the Promised Day Brigade in Amarah.
The speaker of parliament said national elections will likely be held in March. Security forces detained six al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq, Baghdad, and Baqubah, three Promised Day Brigade fighters in Baghdad, and three Hezbollah Brigade operatives in northern Baghdad.
Iraqi security forces detained the northern emir of the Islamic State of Iraq in Ninewa, the head of a Naqshabandi cell in Kirkuk, and a Jaysh Al-Islami cell leader in Anbar. Insurgents killed three civilians in a series of bombings in Baghdad and one soldier in Mosul.
Iraq will not be able to hold elections in January. Forty-six Iraqis, including five policemen, were wounded in a bombing at a cafe in Karbala, and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained 18 al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, 12 wanted men in Basrah, two terrorist leaders in Diyala, and two terrorists near Kirkuk.
Insurgents killed two imams at bombings in mosques in Baghdad and Fallujah, and wounded four policemen in a bombing in Dhi Qhar. Security forces detained 26 wanted men in Basrah, three Special Groups operatives in Amara, and a member of an IED cell in in Bayji. Three professors, six students, and an employee were detained at a Tikrit university after security forces found IEDs on the campus.
Iraq's parliament passed the election law for a second time, sending it back to the presidential council. Iraqi security forces killed a Kuwaiti al Qaeda suicide bomber in Al Qaim and detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, a terrorist commander in Salahadin, an al Qaeda leader in Baqubah, an al Qaeda operative near Kirkuk, and the suspected Special Groups sniper that killed a US soldier in Al Kut. Four Iraqis were wounded in two bombings in Baghdad.
Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Al Qaim. They also detained 27 wanted men in Basrah, 26 in Dhi Qhar, 14 in Diyala, and two more in Karbala; and two Special Groups cell members in Amarah. Insurgents killed one civilian and wounded 14 in attacks in in Mosul, Baghdad, and Fallujah. A Special Groups sniper killed a US solider in Al Kut.
Iraqi forces detained nine insurgents in Baghdad, six terrorists in Baqubah, four al Qaeda operatives in Anbar, three members of an IED cell in Karmah, a Special Groups operative in Baghdad, a "dangerous man" in Karbala, and an Islamic Army in Iraq fighter near Kirkuk. Insurgents wounded 12 Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and two soldiers in Mosul.