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Security forces detained 42 suspected terrorists during the Shia pilgrimage to Karbala. The trial of Vice President Hashemi has been postponed as a federal court reviews an appeal.




A suicide bomber killed seven members of his own family, including his target, an Awakening leader, in Ramadi. Security forces detained two Iraqis, a Sudanese, and an Egyptian who were plotting to kill Shiites.




Iraq refugees can't be forced home




A suicide bomber killed five people in Mosul; 20 more Iraqis were wounded in the attack. Iraq's foreign minister said al Qaeda in Iraq fighters are supporting the insurgency in Syria.




Iraq says al Qaeda members crossing into Syria




Insurgents killed eight people in a bombing in Zubaidiyah and three more in assassinations in Baghdad. Gunmen killed the head of a rapid reaction regiment during a raid in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed 36 Iraqis in bombings in Diwaniyah, Karbala, and Taji. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader in Ramadi.




US Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran




Insurgents killed three policemen, a judge, and a civilian in bombings and shootings in Tikrit, Samarra, and Mosul. June had the second highest death toll since US forces withdrew at the end of 2011.




Insurgents killed Iraqis in a series of bombings in Balad. To hedge against a possible Iranian attack on shipping in the Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia reopened a pipeline built by Iraq in the 1980s.




Troop immunity likely to be focus of US, Afghanistan deal




Insurgents killed 22 Iraqis in a series of bombings and shooting in Baghdad, Taji, Samarra, Baqubah, and Ramadi. The attacks took place against security forces and in Shia neighborhoods.




The quiet influence of Kuwait's Salafis




Insurgents killed 11 Iraqis in two separate bombings in Baghdad province. Security forces detained four al Qaeda in Iraq fighters in Wasit province.




NATO Gives UN List of Unexploded Bomb Sites in Libya




Analysis: Security on the Sinai front




Zarqawi's nephew killed in Yemen drone strike

Muhammad Fazi al Harasheh, or Abu Hammam, waged jihad in Iraq in 2003 and 2005, and fought in Yemen for five months before being killed in a strike this spring.


Fourteen Iraqis were killed and dozens more were wounded in a pair of bombings at a market in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. Insurgents attempted to assassinate the head of the Sunni Endowment in Samarra.




Insurgents killed four policemen in two shooting in Mosul; three were gunned downed with silenced pistols near a school. Two civilians were killed in attacks in Baghdad and Tarmiya.




Fears grow for fate of Syria's chemical weapons