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Al Qaeda killed three Iraqi soldiers in a bombing in Fallujah. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters and detained 13 more in Tikrit, and captured al Qaeda's governor for Kirkuk and three of his aides.




Syrian Kurds' flight drags Iraq deeper into neighbor's war




Iraq's Kurdistan region sets quota for Syrian refugees




The government executed 15 Iraqis, including two women, and an Egyptian, for terrorism-related charges. Security forces killed a senior al Qaeda leader in Babil and captured another in Diyala. Al Qaeda killed an Awakening leader and his three-year-old niece in an attack in Kirruk.




Four civilians were killed in a pair of bombings in Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad. Security forces captured 29 suspected terrorists and seized 12 IEDs during raids in Mosul.




Syrian refugees pour into Iraq as Baghdad asks US for military help




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed nine Iraqi soldiers in attacks in and around Baghdad. A truck bomb was detonated at the Umm Qasr port; no one was killed and port operations were not affected. Iraq's foreign minister said his country would accept intelligence and counterterrorism assistance, to include the deployment of drones.




Iraq Open to US Drone Strikes on Terrorists




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed seven people, including the chief of police in Muqdadiyah, in attacks in the north and in Baghdad. Security forces captured eight al Qaeda fighters during a raid in a camp in Samarra. More than 580 tribesmen joined Awakening forces in Kirkuk.




Syrian War Fueling Attacks by Al Qaeda in Iraq, Officials Say




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 34 people in a series of nine bombings throughout the capital of Baghdad. One bombing took place near the Foreign Ministry. Security forces killed two terrorists and captured six more in a raid on an al Qaeda "hideout" in Ninewa.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 14 people in a pair of bombings at a cafe and a ice cream shop in Baqubah and a prominent cleric at a mosque in Mosul. The Iraqi Iftaa Authority denounced al Qaeda and said the group and its activities do not represent Sunnis.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five worshippers in a bombing at a mosque in Madain and two policemen in an attack in Kirkuk. Iraqi special forces captured five al Qaeda fighters in a remote area of Babil.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 26 people in bombings and attacks in Balad, Baqubah, and Fallujah. The attack in Fallujah was carried out by a suicide bomber; five soldiers were killed. Security forces in Mosul killed a suicide bomber before he could detonate his explosives.




State Department confirms al Qaeda in Iraq leader has relocated to Syria

Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has claimed responsibility for a deadly string of bombings inside Iraq on Aug. 10. The State Department also confirmed that the ISIL's emir has relocated to Syria.


For Maliki, Retaining Power Trumps Iraqi Unity




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed seven people in a series of bombings and attacks throughout Iraq. Dozens of tribal leaders in Anbar province vowed not to shelter al Qaeda leaders and fighters who escaped from Abu Ghraib prison last month.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 69 people in a wave of car bombings in major cities throughout Iraq. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed 8 people in an attack in Tuz Khurmatu. The body of a wanted al Qaeda leader was found in Babil.




Al Qaeda killed a policeman, his wife, and three children in an attack on his home in Tikrit; eight more people were killed in a car bombing outside of his home. An al Qaeda bombmaker died in a premature detonation. Police killed an al Qaeda fighter and captured two more on a boat on the Euphrates River in Anbar.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 17 people, including four policemen in attacks throughout the country. The death toll from yesterday's attack across the country rose to 42.