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Security forces killed a suicide bomber west of Mosul and detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, three al Qaeda leaders in Wasit and a financier in Ninewa, and two insurgents in Fallujah. Insurgents killed a policeman in Babil. The head of Diwaniyah's security committee gave Ba'athists one week to surrender their weapons.
A suicide bomber wounded 36 people, including 18 soldiers and five policemen, in an attack at a base in Mosul. An insurgent killed a policeman in a bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, three members of an IED cell in Baqubah, and two al Qaeda leaders behind recent attacks in Tal Afar.
Iraqi security forces detained 13 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and northern Iraq, 13 wanted men in Basrah, seven Promised Day Brigades members in Baghdad, and a Naqshabandiya group member south of Kirkuk. Two bombs were detonated in Mosul but no casualties were reported.
Iran has appointed a Qods Force commander as Ambassador to Iraq. Insurgents killed five civilian aid worked in Baghdad. Security forces killed an insurgent near Kirkuk and detained six wanted men in Basrah.
Security forces detained six wanted men in Basrah, three al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, two suicide bombers in Anbar, and a Promised Day Brigade cell leader and three cell members in Baghdad. Insurgents killed two civilians in Mosul and another in Baghdad. A local official in Maysan said the Iranians still control Well Number 4 at the Fakka oil field.
Security forces detained Ali al Azzawi, a high-level military commander in the Islamic State of Iraq. Security forces also detained 11 members of Ansar al Sunnah in Hit and a Naqshabandiya fighter in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed two policemen in Baghdad.
Security forces detained 15 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and in central and in northern Iraq, five insurgents in Fallujah, two Naqshabandiya group members in Makhmour, and a Promised Day Brigade fighter and a Hezbollah Brigades member in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a number of people in Karbala and a civilian in Fallujah.
A suicide bomber killed seven Iraqis, including two policemen, in an attack in Saqlawiya in Anabar province. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Abu Ghraib. Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, six suspected members of a car bomb cell in Khanaqin, and four insurgents in Babil.
Security forces detained 25 suspects behind a plot to conduct major attacks in Baghdad; more than 1,000 pounds of explosives were also seized. Iraq forces also detained two Special Groups leaders in Al Kut and an Awakening leader in Baqubah. Insurgents killed two civilians and two policemen in a bombing south of Khanaqin.
Iraqi security forces detained seven al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq and a female suicide-bomber recruiter in Baghdad, an "Iranian-linked assassination cell leader" and an associate in Baghdad, a Promised Day Brigade explosives-cell member in Baghdad, and two Special Groups operatives in Al Kut. Iraq has integrated more than 40,000 Sons of Iraq members into the security forces and government ministries.