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Afghan Interpreters for the US Are Left Stranded and at Risk




Al Qaeda killed 14 people in two bombings outside of a mosque in the town of Kaanan in Diyala. An Awakening leader was assassinated in Kirkuk. Security forces uncovered a bomb factory in Kirkuk.




Insurgents killed two soldiers in Ninewa and a policeman in Anbar. Security forces detained nine al Qaeda fighters in Hawijah and five "terrorists" in Anbar.




In Syria, some brace for the next war




Security forces detained six al Qaeda fighters in Babil and four members of an "armed gang" in Baghdad. The UN said that 229 civilians and 227 security personnel were killed in acts of terrorism in March.




Al Nusrah Front leader renews allegiance to al Qaeda, rejects new name

Nusrah-front-banner.jpgAbu Muhammad al Julani, the head of the Al Nusrah Front, has rejected a call by the head of al Qaeda in Iraq to change his organization's branding. Al Julani also renews his organization's oath of allegiance to Ayman al Zawahiri.


Al-Qaida Leader Urges Muslims to Unite in Struggle




An Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber killed 24 people and wounded more than 50 in an attack at a political rally for a Sunni politician in Baqubah. Insurgent killed two soldiers in Haditha. Security forces captured 13 al Qaeda fighters south of Baghdad.




Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber kills 24 at election rally




Insurgents killed three soldiers in an IED attack in Abu Ghraib and three civilians in a bombing in Hillah. Security forces arrested five al Qaeda suspects during three raids in Ninewa province.




Insurgents killed an Awakening leader and two family members in Kirkuk. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Basrah and 10 wanted men in Maysan.




French trip to Iraq to investigate British deaths 'too dangerous'




Iraqi intelligence says Syrian and Iraqi Islamic extremist groups ramping up cooperation




The government executed four al Qaeda operatives, including Manaf al Rawi, the former emir for Baghdad. Al Qaeda in Iraq executed three oil workers and captured two more at a Korea Gas Company camp in Al Qaim in Anbar province.




Turkey-PKK Peace Deal Gains Momentum With Regional Implications




What the Iraq war taught me about Syria




Secularists fear an Islamist takeover in Tunisia




An al Qaeda suicide bomber rammed a truck packed with explosives into a police station in Tikrit, killing nine Iraqis. Two policemen and a civilian were gunned down in Baghdad.




Al Qaeda in Iraq fighters gunned down the deputy director of the counterterrorism agency in Tikrit. Police dismantled two car bombs in Mosul. China will soon be drilling one-third of Iraq's oil.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 23 people in a string of five bombings at Shia mosques in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Police arrested four "gunmen" south of Kirkuk.