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Iraq's political leaders have resolved the election dispute. Insurgents killed four policemen in Abu Ghraib and a soldier and an Awakening fighter in Kirkuk. Iraqi security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah, a Mahdi Army commander and three fighters in Baghdad, and three al Qaeda fighters near Bahiyah and two more near Kirkuk.
Iraqi security forces killed a foreign al Qaeda fighter and captured 20 operatives in Mosul and in northern Iraq, and in Wasit. Nine wanted men were detained in Basrah and two terrorists were captured in Karbala. A former policeman was killed in Mosul and five more were wounded in Diyala and Baghdad.
One member of an IED cell was killed and another was wounded in a premature detonation near Mosul. Security forces detained three Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad, a Special Groups operative in Amara, and a wanted man in Kirkuk. Insurgents wounded five Iraqis in a bombing in Baghdad.
A suicide bomber killed the chief of Salahadin's anti-riot force and seven other Iraqis in an attack in Tikrit. Insurgents killed two Iraqi soldiers in Ninewa and a civilian in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained four wanted men in Kirkuk and four more in Salahadin, and a weapons smuggler in Baghdad.
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.