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Security forces detained 10 insurgents in Babil, eight al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and five bomb cell members in Anbar. A US solider was killed during a patrol in Salahadin province. Four civilians were wounded in a bombing in Diyala.

Iraqi Security Forces Order of Battle Update: March 2009

The dramatic drop in oil prices has created a budget crunch that may impact equipment purchases for the Army and police forces.

Security forces detained 22 insurgents in Basrah and six more in Maysan, three weapons smugglers in Najaf along the Saudi Arabian border, and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Makhmour. Three civilians were wounded in a bombing in Balad Ruz. The Interior minister said al Qaeda in Iraq would not regain its power.

Thirteen Iraqis were killed and 57 were wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in Hillah. Insurgents killed one policeman in Baghdad and one soldier in Mosul. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, seven more in Thi Qhar, and nine al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah.

Car bomb in south Iraq livestock market kills 12

Two Iraqis were killed and 21 were wounded in a bombing in Mosul. A senior Awakening leader was killed in an IED attack in Balad. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Baghdad, three in Diyala, and three more in Nasariyah. MNF-I denied rumors that it released two Iranian prisoners.

AP count: Iraqi deaths hover near lowest level

Key Iraq training units still being developed

Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted men in Sulaimaniya, six in Basrah, five in Baqubah, and four more in Kirkuk. A policeman was killed in Al Kut. The number of detainees in Coalition custody dropped below 14,000.

In Arab Jabour, troops step aside, serve as 'enablers™ for the Iraqis

Iraq Court to sentence MP Mohammed Al Daini in abstentia

Five Iraqis were killed and 24 others were wounded in a bombing in Khalis. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in an IED attack in Diyala. A US soldier was killed north of Baghdad. Security forces detained 44 wanted men in Baghdad, and seven more in Mosul.

Security forces detained al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq's finance minister along with five other fighters in Mosul. Iraqi troops killed a 'gunman' in Baghdad, and detained five wanted men in Al Kut, four more in Thi Qhar, and eight al Qaeda operatives in Mosul.

Three al Qaeda leaders, including the oil minister for the Islamic State of Iraq, were detained in Baqubah. Iraqi forces detained 51 insurgents in Baghdad, five in Dhi Qhar, and two al Qaeda fighters in Mosul. A police chief was was killed and 10 Iraqis were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad.

An end to Baghdad's 'Dark Era'

President Obama announced that all combat brigades will be withdrawn by the end of August 2010. A residual force estimated at 50,000 troops will be left to mentor Iraqi troops and police and assist in other areas. Defense Secretary Gates is calling for a small force to remain in Iraq after 2012.

Security forces detained 22 suspected insurgents in Baghdad, 11 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and eight members of Ansar al Sunnah in Kirkuk. An Iraqi court sentenced 28 members of the Yamani cult to death and 19 others to life terms. One policeman was killed and nine civilians were wounded in separate attacks in Baghdad. Two soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Mosul.

In southern Iraq, US commanders say it's time to go

The parliament has lifted immunity for member Mohammed al Dayni, who is accused of directing a terror cell in Baghdad. Security forces detained 25 insurgents in Baghdad, 10 more in Thi Qhar, and one member of the Naqshabandiya group in Kirkuk. One US soldier and one interpreter were killed in yesterday's shooting at a police station in Mosul.

Iraq's waning insurgency scrambles for new sanctuary