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Al Qaeda attempted to assassinate a senior leader of the Awakening in Baghdad in a suicide attack; six of his bodyguards were killed. Another suicide bomber killed four people in Baqubah. Al Qaeda also attempted to assassinate the Turkish consul in Mosul.
The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq claimed that Iraqi soldiers guarding the camp killed 44 of its members; two Iraqi soldiers are also reported to have been killed. The United Nations said that more than 800 Iraqis were killed during fighting in the month of August.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 12 people and wounded 20 more in a car bombing in Ramadi. Another civilian was killed in a bombing in Madeen. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant denounced the Muslim Brotherhood for pursuing democracy in Egypt.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 11 people in a pair of car bombings in Tuz Khurmatu. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda commander in Salman who escaped from a prison in Tikrit last year. Iraqis in Khalis refuse to bury slain al Qaeda fighters.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 23 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Samarra. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader in Mosul and dismantled a bomb factory in Yusufiyyah and detained four al Qaeda fighters there.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed more than 70 people in a series of coordinated attacks in Shia neighborhoods Baghdad that included suicide car bombers, IEDs, and shootings. Security forces killed an al Qaeda fighter and captured three more in Fallujah.
Security forces captured al Qaeda in Iraq's finance minister and six fighters at the al Walid border crossing in Anbar, and eight more al Qaeda fighters in Albu Aitha. A prominent cleric cal led al Qaeda a "disease infecting Iraqi and Arab society in general" and said the terror group needed to be rooted out militarily.
A suicide bomber killed 26 people at a park in Baghdad. Six more people were killed in attacks in Baghdad and Dujail. A suicide bomber killed six Iraqi soldiers and four civilians in an attack west of Ramadi. Security forces captured 14 al Qaeda fighters in Babil.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed the leader of the Awakening in Madeen in a bombing at his home. Iraqi border guards fought with "armed groups" that attempted to cross from Syria into Anbar and Ninewa province.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed seven people, including an Awakening leader, an Army officer, and two Kurdish soldiers in attacks throughout the country. Insurgnets also bombed an oil pipeline. Security forces detained two prisoners who escaped from Abu Ghraib during a raid in Rashidiya.