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Insurgents killed five policemen during an attack on a police checkpoint in Ramadi; three insurgents were also killed. An Iraqi security official claimed US troops killed two civilians after opening fire following an IED attack in Yusifiyah.
Insurgents killed five people in a bombing outside a policeman's home in Saqlawiyah and four Iraqis in bombing outside three mosques in Abu Ghraib. Iraq is discussing with the UN the closure of the MEK's Camp Arshaf.
Iraq executed a Tunisian al Qaeda operative who was involved in the 2006 bombing of the Golden mosques in Samarra; one Egyptian and nine Iraqis were also executed for terrorism charges. Muqtada al Sadr said he supports Syrian President Bashir al Assad.
Insurgents killed an Iraqi Army officer in Tikrit, a policeman in Fallujah, and two civilians in Baghdad. The US turned over two radar installations to the Iraqi military. Iraq abstained from the vote that suspended Syria from the Arab League.
Security forces detained five al Qaeda fighters in Wasit and six armed men in Baqubah. Insurgents killed a police commander in Fallujah. The Kurdish government reached a tentative agreement with Baghdad on petroleum exploration.
Insurgents killed a US soldier in northern Iraq. Iraqi forces arrested three members of an al Qaeda assassination cell in Diyala. A US military spokesman warned that Iran's Qods Force and al Qaeda in Iraq will remain a threat after US forces depart.
Ten Iraqis were killed in a suicide and car bomb attack on Awakening Council members in Baqubah. The US is requesting that Iraq transfer Hezbollah commander Ali Mussa Daqduq to US custody. Muqtada al Sadr claimed the US is planning to occupy the Middle East.
Eight Iraqis were killed in three separate bombings in Basrah. The Iran-backed Asaib al Haq said it would not lay down its arms until the US leaves. A US Army Brigade will be positioned across the border in Kuwait after the withdrawal deadline.