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Ten people were killed in bombings and attacks throughout Iraq; seven of those were killed in bombings outside of two Sunni mosques in Baghdad. Ninewa province's tribal council renounced al Qaeda and vowed to support the Iraqi security forces.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 25 people in attacks throughout the country. In one attack, seven civilians and two soldiers were killed in a suicide assault on a district center in Hawija. Security forces killed five al Qaeda fighters near the Syrian border and four more in south of Mosul, and detained four Ansar al Islam members in Kirkuk.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed nine policemen in a suicide assault and attacks on police and military bases in Haditha. Security forces detained an escaped inmate from the July Abu Ghraib prison break in Anbar, and two al Qaeda fighters as they were planting an IED outside the home of an Awakening leader in Samarra.




Al Qaeda launches suicide assault on security forces in western Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraqi and the Levant killed nine policemen in Haditiha in a coordinated assault on police and military bases.


Two bombs planted in a funeral tent in a predominately Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad killed 16 people. Two people were killed in an IED attack that targeted an ambulance in the capital.




Qassem Suleimani, the Middle East's Most Powerful Operative




A suicide bomber killed 16 Iraqis and wounded 35 more in an attack at a funeral in Baghdad. Two Iraqi policemen were killed in attacks in Tikrit and two soldiers were killed in a bombing in Mosul.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed more than 70 people in a series of suicide attacks and bombings in Baghdad and Bayji. In one of the attacks, in Bayji, a suicide assault team killed seven policemen and penetrated the perimeter of a special forces base.




Al Qaeda ramps up attacks in Iraq




Turkey's Syria Nightmare Goes From Bad to Worse




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 18 Sunni worshippers in a pair of bombings at a mosque in Samarra. Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Mosul, captured 12 al Qaeda fighters in Madeen, four more in Tikrit, and another in Mosul.




The bodies of 10 men between the ages of 18 and 25 were found killed in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. The men were executed. US Ambassador to Iraq Lukman Faily said al Qaeda is pushing the country to civil war.




Court document references al Qaeda-linked chemical weapons program in Somalia




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed six Iraqis in three car bombings in Mosul and Tuz Khurmatu, and also killed an Iraqi soldier in a sniper attack in Haswa. Security forces captured al Qaeda's military leader for Babil and two of his aides.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 33 people, including six soldiers, in a series of bombings and attacks in the cities of Baghdad, Fallujah, and Mosul. In Basrah, gunmen killed 17 Sunnis to avenge Shias being targeted by al Qaeda. The Sunnis were warned to leave the province beforehand.




Al Qaeda's staggered bombings designed for maximum casualties




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 11 people, including an Awakening leader and his family, in attacks throughout the country. Security forces detained eight wanted al Qaeda fighters in Hawijah.




Lessons from Iraq, Libya loom large as diplomats ponder Syrian weapons probe




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 53 people in a series of car bombings and attacks throughout the country. Yesterday's attack that killed 21 people at a funeral was carried out by a suicide bomber.




A suicide bomber killed 21 people during a funeral in a village north of Mosul. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Taji and detained another in Fallujah.