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Iraq: Talabani calls for support after US withdrawal

US troops have withdrawn from Iraq's major cities in line with the Status of Forces Agreement signed last year. Insurgents killed 26 Iraqis during a car bombing in Kirkuk. Four US soldiers were killed in Baghdad on June 29. Iraqi special forces detained a terrorist leader in Baghdad.

A senior Sunni politician was assassinated in Ramadi. Security forces detained nine insurgents in Fallujah, six al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and a tribal leader behind terror attacks in Khalis. Insurgents killed five policemen and a civilian in Mosul, and two policemen south of Mosul. The US released a senior aide to Muqtada al Sadr.

Unease mounts as US troops leave Iraq's cities

Iraqi forces detained four terrorists in Mosul and another in southern Iraq. US forces will continue to patrol in Basrah after the June 30 deadline to withdrawal from the cities. In northern Iraq, US forces will deploy around the cities.

Iraqi training moves to US bases

Thirteen Iraqis were killed in a motorcycle bombing in central Baghdad. Insurgents killed a solider in Mosul. Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah and three members of an IED cell in Mosul. Police foiled a suicide attack in Amarah.

Premier casting US withdrawal as victory for Iraq

Iraqi, US commanders strike Mosul deal

Insurgents killed nine civilians in Baghdad, four policemen and a police commander in Fallujah and Baghdad, and one soldier in Mosul. Security forces detained 20 men behind a failed assassination attempt of a Sadrist leader in Diwaniyah, and one wanted man in Wasit.

Spate of attacks tests Iraqi city and US pullout

Insurgents killed more than 55 civilians in in Baghdad, a soldier in Kirkuk, and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 31 wanted men in Dhi Qhar, 20 in Fallujah, 19 in Basrah, eight in Maysan, and three in Al Kut. An Awakening leader in Fallujah dodged an assassination attempt.

Gates: Gulf nations support of Iraq contains Iran

Fourteen Iraqis were killed and 62 more were wounded during a series of IED attacks in Baghdad and Abu Ghraib. Two Iraqi soldiers and two policemen were killed in attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Basrah and eight more in Karbala.

Insurgents killed three policemen and wounded four more in separate attacks in Baghdad and Ninewa, and killed a civilian in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Dhi Qhar, 10 in Babil, and seven more in Basrah, and captured seven al Qaeda fighters in Anbar.

Bodies of two British hostages found in Iraq

Sixty-seven Iraqis were killed and more than 200 were wounded in a massive suicide bombing in front of a Shia mosque in Kirkuk. Three Awakening fighters were killed in a suicide attack that targeted the group's leader in Karmah. Iraqi troops killed a Special Groups leader in Basrah.

Iraq, Afghanistan wars coordinated from afar

Insurgents killed two soldiers in Jalawlaa, a soldier and a civilian and the coach of the national karate team in Mosul, and a policeman in Khanaqin. Security forces detained nine guards for Basrah's provincial council, six wanted men in Maysan, and one more in Al Kut.

Iraq confident about security after US troops leave towns