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"Gunmen" killed the head of Diyala province's reconciliation council in an attack in Baqubah. Police captured three "terrorists" in Baghdad; the three men were dressed as women and were attempting to get through a checkpoint when captured.




Al Nusrah Front, foreign jihadists overrun another Syrian military base

The al Qaeda affiliate, the Muhajireen Group, and the Free Syrian Army took control of the headquarters of the Syrian Army's 80th Regiment near the main airport in Aleppo.


Suicide bombers kill 14 Syrian security personnel




Al Nusrah front spearheads capture of Syrian dam, claims suicide assault

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngThe al Qaeda affiliate has gained control or has a major presence in several key cities and towns along the Euphrates River, securing its lines of communication into Iraq.


Twelve Iraqis were killed in a suicide attack and shooting in Mosul, and three more were killed in an IED attack in Anbar. Counterterrorism forces captured two insurgent commanders and three fighters in Diyala.




Six people were killed in a mortar and rocket attack at a camp that houses members of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq. Gunmen assassinated a security guard at his home in Baghdad. Police arrested seven al Qaeda in Iraq fighters in Fallujah.




Insurgents killed 31 Iraqis in a series of car bombings in Baghdad. Security forces captured six al Qaeda fighters in Kirkuk, and launched an operation against the terror group in the Al Jazeera desert in Anbar and Ninewa provinces.




A suicide bomber killed seven people in an attack outside of a prison in Taji. The suicide attack is the third in three days, and the second in Taji in two days.




A suicide bomber killed 19 Awakening fighters and three soldiers in an attack in Taji. A senior counterterrorism official was killed in a car bombing in Abu Ghraib. The head of the Awakening warned that al Qaeda is returning to Anbar province.




Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber attacks Awakening in Taji

Nineteen anti-al Qaeda Awakening fighters and three Iraqi soldiers were killed in the suicide attack, which is the second of its kind in Iraq in two days.


Al Qaeda in Iraq launches suicide assault in Kirkuk

The tactic of the suicide assault is being employed with increasing frequency by al Qaeda and its affiliates and allies in all of the major theaters of the Long War.


Insurgents killed three soldiers in an IED attack south of Samarra. Security forces captured five al Qaeda fighters in a raid on a bomb factory in Karma. Clerics in Fallujah rejected al Qaeda's call for demonstrators to join them and fight the government.




As NATO Prepares for Afghan Withdrawal, Uzbekistan Seeks War's Leftovers




Security forces killed an al Qaeda fighter and detained three more in Hit; captured 15 members of a bombmaking cell in Baghdad; and arrested two al Qaeda leaders in Mosul. Border guards arrested seven "gunmen" who attempted to enter Iraq from Syria.




Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in an IED attack in the Fallujah area. Security forces captured an al Qaeda leader in Fallujah and 10 "gunmen" linked to al Qaeda and Ansar al Sunnah in Kirkuk.




Insurgents killed two soldiers in a rocket attack on a base north of Fallujah. Twelve "terrorists" surrendered to the government in Rabia. Parliament voted to limit Prime Minister Maliki to two terms in office.




Pakistan still global jihad hub




Al Qaeda killed four Iraqi soldiers in an IED attack in Haswa. Two soldiers were gunned down and three more were kidnapped near Fallujah. The suicide bomber who killed 42 people at a mosque in Tuz Khurmatu had escaped from an IRaqi jail.




Al Qaeda in Iraq video shows series of attacks against Iraqi security forces

AQI-attacks-ISF-video.jpgThe operations are part of the "third wave" of al Qaeda in Iraq's "Destroying the Walls" campaign.


Iraqi soldiers killed four civilians in Fallujah after opening fire on Sunni protesters as they advanced on military vehicles and hurled rocks and water bottles. Some of the protesters raised al Qaeda in Iraq's black banner, while others raised the flag of Saddam Hussein's regime.