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Analysis: Sadr movement, Mahdi Army shrink under pressure

Muqtada al Sadr's decisions to change the operations the Mahdi Army and withdraw the Sadrist slate from the upcoming election have serious implications for the future of the Sadrist movement.


Sons of Iraq in Tarmiyah aid Coalition forces

The Sunni auxiliary police units are asserting themselves in the former al Qaeda in Iraq stronghold north of Baghdad.


Iraqi forces arrested the governor of Maysan province and three other senior Sadrist leaders. Iraqi forces arrested 15 "wanted men" in Basrah. Coalition forces captured a Special Groups weapons facilitator and trainer and an associate during a raid in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces captured five Special Groups fighters. Fifty-eight insurgents surrendered to the government in Salahadin.




Sunnis close to joining Iraqi government




Iraqi forces detain Sadrist leaders, uncover Special Groups headquarters in Amarah

The governor of Maysan, the leader of the provincial council, a deputy security chief, and a provincial health official are detained during recent operations in Maysan province.


Iraqi minister: Deal seeks to end security contractors' immunity




Water distribution site opens in northeast Baghdad, offers free water for poorest families

The US military and Iraqi police hope the plant will lead to information on the Mahdi Army operating in the Shia neighborhood.


Focus in Anbar province is on infrastructure




In a Mahdi Army stronghold, where no one has seen the militia, troops struggle to find renegade fighters




Hezbollah said to train Shiite militiamen in Iraq




New Iraq report: 15 of 18 benchmarks satisfactory




Last US surge brigade begins leaving Iraq




Iraq assembly mulls US military pact




ISOF, elite ISF units continue clean up operations in Amarah




Iraqi special forces detained 20 Mahdi Army fighters and found several large caches during operations in Amarah. US soldiers detained three Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad's Rashid district. Two al Qaeda fighters were captured in northern Iraq and four were captured south of Baghdad. One Iraqi civilian was killed and 40 wounded in a car bomb attack south of Mosul.




June Iraqi Violent Deaths




Ex-Guantanamo detainee suicide bomber fought at Tora Bora

Abdullah Salih al Ajmi, the former Guantanamo detainee behind the March 23 suicide bombing at Combat Outpost Inman in Mosul, Iraq, was a member of the Taliban who fought at the battle of Tora Bora.


Iraqi soldiers and Sons of Iraq secure market in Tarmiyah as Americans watch

Nathan Webster is embedded with the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment in Tarmiyah, Iraq. The Iraqi Army, with the help of the Sons of Iraq, is securing a city that was an al Qaeda haven just one year ago.


General David H Petraeus: The general's knowledge




Insurgents Turn Themselves In to US, Iraqi Troops