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The US military and the Iraqi military both confirmed that an Iranian UAV was shot down east of Baghdad in late February. Iraqi forces detained 103 wanted men during a sweep in Basrah and five more in Kirkuk, and a policeman in Maysan. A US soldier was killed in Baghdad.




US military confirms it shot down Iranian drone




Dramatic advances sweep Iraq, boosting support for democracy




Iraqi ground forces 'total force' mobilization structure

A look at existing and planned ground components of the Iraqi Armed Forces at the end of Phase 3 development in 2020.


President Talabani will step down from office after his term expires at the end of the year. Security forces detained 36 wanted men in Basrah, five in Hillah, and four more in Wasit, as well as four al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah and one near Samarra. Four members of the Kurdistan Workers Party were killed during airstrikes by the Turkish military.




Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in a bombing in Diyala and one policewoman was killed in a shootout in Mosul. Security forces detained 41 wanted men in Baghdad, 40 more in Basrah, and three Egyptians in Babil.




Three members of Iran's Qods Force were detained in Khalis. Security forces detained 15 al Qaeda fighters in Sinjar, four in Wasit province, two more in Diyala, and four wanted men in Maysan province. One woman was killed and seven Iraqis, including four policemen, were wounded in bombings in Baghdad.




Three Iranian Qods Force agents captured in Iraq

The Qods Force operatives were detained in Diyala province, where a senior Qods Force officer was captured three months ago.


US makes last payment to 'Sons of Iraq'




Three Iraqi soldiers and two policemen were killed in three separate attacks in Mosul and Ninewa province. A Sunni cleric was gunned down in Basrah. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Maysan province, two Naqshabandiya members in Makhmour, and an al Qaeda leader in Diyala.




Iraqi PM says terrorists are losing capability




Bombings in Mosul and Kirkuk killed three soldiers and one civilian, and wounded 20 others. Security forces detained one wanted man in Baghdad and two more in Khanaqin, and five members of a group involved in the bombings of policemen's homes in Anbar.




A suicide bomber killed more than 28 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, military officers, policemen, and journalists, as they toured a market in Abu Ghraib. Two civilians were killed and six were wounded in a bombing in Mosul; one child was killed in a bombing at a wedding in Mosul. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Thi Qhar and three more in Hamadaniya.




Odierno: No sign Iraqis will ask US to stay




Al Qaeda in Iraq strikes for third time in Baghdad area

Three major bombings in the Baghdad region indicate al Qaeda in Iraq can still effectively conduct terror attacks but lacks the capacity to exert real influence.


Suicide attack in western Baghdad kills 28




Saddam loyalists reject reconciliation calls




Two Awakening fighters and two policemen were killed, and four policemen were wounded, in attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Salahadin. Security forces detained 67 wanted men in Thi Qhar, 25 in central Iraq, and two more in Maysan. Iraqi emergency police have deployed in the Al Qaim region to seal the border with Syria.




Sadrist MP demands immediate US troop pullout




Coalition cuts combat brigades by half since peak of US 'surge'

The recent announcement to cut three brigades in Iraq by the summer will halve the number of brigades in Iraq since the summer of 2007, while the number Iraqi Security Forces personnel has doubled.