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Killing of US soldier casts light on Mosul police

Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Baghdad and detained 20 wanted men in Basrah and a suspect in the murder of a senior Sunni parliamentarian in Baghdad. Courts will prosecute 115 Interior Ministry employees on various charges.

A US soldier was killed in an IED attack near Samawah. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Anbar and three more in Mosul, six al Qaeda fighters in Mandali, two Naqshabandiya fighters in Kirkuk, and an IED cell member in Samawah.

General Odierno said there is a "significant decrease in the flow of foreign fighters into Iraq in the last eight to 10 months." Two Iraqis were killed and six were wounded in two bombings in Baghdad. A former army general was assassinated in Mosul. Security forces detained 11 suspected insurgents in Dhi Qhar.

The police chief for Dhi Qhar province denied there are Special Groups training camps in the region after a senior official launched an investigation. Security forces detained two Special Groups fighters in Qadasiyah. A senior aide of Ayatollah Ali Sistani was targeted in an IED attack. Six civilians were wounded in separate attacks involving an IED and a grenade in Mosul.

Security forces detained 30 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Maysan, and captured three Special Groups fighters in Wasit, one in Baghdad, and another in Basrah. One US soldier was killed and three more were wounded while defusing an IED in Samarra. Two Iraqi police were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.

Insurgents assassinated Hareth al Ubeidi, a Sunni member of parliament, during an attack inside a mosque in Yarmuk, southwest of Baghdad. The attacker shot Ubeidi, then detonated his suicide vest during the escape, killing several bodyguards. Security forces detained four wanted men in Suwayra and two arms dealers in Diyala.

US Marines out of Iraq by spring 2010: general

Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, eight in Wasit, seven men thought to be behind the June 10 bombing in Nasariyah, and two insurgents in Dhi Qhar. Bombings in Baghdad, Mosul, and Hamrin killed one Iraqi and wounded 13 more.

Turkey, Iraq sign military cooperation deal

Terrorists killed 26 civilians in a car bomb attack in Nasariyah. Two insurgents were killed while planting an IED in Huwaiyja. Security forces detained seven gunmen in Baqubah, five wanted men in Diyala, and two more two in Wasit. The Naqshabandiya group claimed it shot down a Predator. The government will press ahead with a referendum on the SAFA agreement with the US.

Hope for British hostages in Iraq after release of Shia militant

US army holding 11,000 prisoners in Iraq

The US has released Asaib al Haq leader Laith al Qazali as part of a prisoner exchange for British hostages. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, six al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, three gang members in Karbala, and two insurgents in Mosul. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Fallujah.

US frees suspect in killing of 5 GIs

US releases Iraqi Shia terror group leader

Laith-Qazali.JPGLaith al Qazali, the brother of Qais Qazali and a leader of the Qods Force-backed League of the Righteous, a Mahdi Army splinter group, was set free as part of negotiations to secure the release of five British hostages.

Bearish oil market prompts shift in Iraqi security agenda

Terrorists killed seven Iraqis and wounded 24 more during a bombing on a bus in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Diyala, and killed one insurgent and detained five more in Fallujah.

The ex-trade minister accused of corruption has been released on bail. Security forces detained five insurgents near Basrah and two more in Fallujah. A policeman was wounded in an IED attack in Fallujah.

US troops have pulled out of 80 pct of bases in Iraqi cities