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Canadian foreign minister warns of possible civil war in Iraq




More than 20 Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings and attacks across the country. Three Iraqi soldiers were killed in a complex suicide assault in Tarmiyah. Security forces arrested three wanted terrorists in Samarra. An al Qaeda operative was sentenced to life in prison for attacks that killed civilians.




Book excerpt: Chemical attack in Iraq

From 'Fallujah Awakens': a chlorine truck bomb deployed by insurgents against the village of Albu Aifan on March 16, 2007.


Eighty-seven Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad, Balad, Basrah, and Samara; 48 of those were killed in a series of blasts at markets in Baghdad. The bodies of 13 Iraqis, including eight policemen, who were kidnapped last week, were found; the men were executed.




Al-Qaeda's Syrian wing takes over the oilfields once belonging to Assad




Insurgents killed 16 people, including four Awakening fighters and three soldiers, in attacks throughout the country. Ten policemen were kidnapped in Ramadi. Police arrested six wanted terrorists south of Kirkuk.




A look at 'enforced disappearances' worldwide




Video: The Telegraph visits Syrian Sayyida Zainab mosque




Forty-three Iraqis were killed after two bombs were detonated outside of a Sunni mosque in Baqubah. The second bomb was detonated after people rushed to help the victims of the first blast.




Insurgents killed 28 Iraqis in attacks in Baghdad, Kirkuk, and Tarmiyah. Security forces detained six members of an Al Nusrah Front cell in Al Qaim and six al Qaeda fighters in Siniya.




Insurgents killed 35 Iraqis in a string of bombings, including a suicide attack, in Baghdad, Mosul, and Kirkuk. Al Qaeda fighters killed two Awakening members near Abu Ghraib. Security forces captured an al Qaeda leader in Fallujah.




Insurgents killed 11 people in attacks on liquor stores in Baghdad, three Awakening fighters in Tarmiyah, and a cleric in Basrah. Police arrested five al Qaeda fighters north of Hillah.




A suicide bomber killed three people in an attack outside the home of an intelligence general in Mosul. Al Qaeda killed a colonel in Al Qaim. Two Iraqi soldiers and three "gunmen" were killed in fighting north of Mosul. The Defense Ministry said it would provide support to tribes that fight al Qaeda in Anbar.




Three people were killed in a bombing at a Sunni mosque in Mahaweel. Security forces captured two al Qaeda operatives involved in the assassination of Member of Parliament Aifan al Issawi. The government executed three al Qaeda operatives who were convicted on terrorism charges.




Insurgents killed three university students in Baghdad and two soldiers in Diyala. Security forces killed a suicide bomber before he could attack a police station in Mosul and detained seven wanted men in Wasit.




A suicide bomber killed a Kurdish security guard in Kirkuk. Gunmen killed three Iraqi policemen in Fallujah. Jordan and Iraq are starting work on an oil pipeline from Basrah to Aqaba.




Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader in Mahmudiyah just two days after he entered Iraq from Syria, and three al Qaeda fighters who were transporting IEDs in Anbar. Two people were killed in a bombing at a mosque in Abu Ghraib.




Iraqi clerics: keeping silent on terrorist groups prohibited under sharia




Insurgents killed nine Iraqi civilians in attacks and bombings in and around Baghdad. In one attack, the mayor of Mahmudiyah and his son were killed after gunmen stormed their home. Three more civilians were killed at a bombing near an Internet cafe in the capital.




Insurgents killed seven Iraqis in a bombing at a Sunni mosque in Baghdad. Al Qaeda killed two soldiers in Taji. Security forces detained a wanted al Qaeda leader in Mawahil and three al Qaeda propagandists in Anbar.