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US forces captured eight members of the League of the Righteous and six Hezbollah Brigades operatives during raids in Baghdad, and captured seven al Qaeda fighters during raids throughout Iraq. Iraqi forces detained nine insurgents in Basrah, 11 in Kirkuk, and eight in Baghdad. Nine Iraqis were wounded in two bombings in Baghdad.




Hezbullah urges Iraqis to reject US military pact




Sadrist says troop pact readings "unconstitutional"




US forces capture 14 Iraqi Shia terrorists in Baghdad

Eight League of the Righteous operatives and six Hezbollah Brigades operatives are captured in Baghdad over the past 24 hours.


Iraqi ministers push pact




Coalition forces detained 16 al Qaeda operatives during a series of raids and captured seven more in Baghdad. Iraqi forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and captured 15 in Khanaan, and captured another six in southern Diyala. An Iranian with forged documents was detained in Wasit province.




Iraqi parliament to vote on US pact Wednesday




Iraqi general claims British troops allow insurgents to rule BasraH




Police captured an al Qaeda in Iraq leader and three cell members in Diyala. Iraqi troops killed one insurgent and captured three during an operation in Diwaniyah. US troops detained three "criminals" in Baghdad. Three civilians were killed and 19 were wounded in bombings in Baghdad.




New joint security centre opens in Basrah




US forces kill al Qaeda in Iraq's leader in eastern Anbar

Hajji Hammadi, al Qaeda's emir in Karmah and Abu Ghraib, was behind numerous deadly attacks, including the suicide bombing in June that killed a US Marine battalion commander. Hammadi is the fourth senior al Qaeda leader killed in the past six weeks.


Iraq steps up security on Iran border




Coalition forces captured five al Qaeda operatives and detained 10 more. Iraqi forces captured four al Qaeda and Islamic State of Iraq operatives in northern Iraq and detained two "wanted men" in Wasit province. Two al Qaeda suicide bombers died during premature detonations during a raid in Diyala province. An Iraqi soldier was killed while attempting to defuse a bomb in Diyala.




Top Iraq Shiite cleric demands MP vote on US pact




Iraq develops its light combat divisions

The Iraqi Army is equiping seven to eight light divisions, including commando, air assault, mountain units.


Unofficial Translation of US-Iraq Troop Agreement from the Arabic Text




Iraqi parliamentarians clashed over the status of forces agreement while supporters of the agreement rallied in Sunni and Shia cities. Iraqi forces detained 42 insurgents in Baghdad and killed four more in Tikrit. Coalition forces captured nine al Qaeda operatives. Iraqi and US troops captured seven insurgents in Baghdad.




Terror campaign empties towns in Iraq farming belt




In Mosul, Iraqi units overshadow Americans

Iraqi Army and Police units are at the forefront of the fighting in Mosul, a city often described as al Qaeda's last urban stronghold in Iraq.


Iraqi Sunni, Shias demonstrate in favour of US pact