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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.

Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 12 people in bombings in Baghdad, a policeman in a shooting a Fallujah, and two more civilians in a bombing in Khanaqin. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader during a series of raids in western Anbar province.

Insurgents killed four Iraqis in a bombing in Baghdad and two more in a shooting in Madain. Muqtada al Sadr is rumored to have shut down his political office and withdrawn from politics.

A senior Army general survived a blast in Diyala that killed nine soldiers. Two Awakening fighters, two policemen, and six civilians were killed in separate attacks across the country. Security forces killed two al Qaeda leaders in Salahuddin.

Interpol issues global security alert linked to jailbreaks

Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five soldiers and two police officers in three attacks in Kirkuk and Mosul, and an Awakening leader in Fallujah. Security forces killed two suicide bombers in Mosul.

Kurdish Struggle Blurs Syria's Battle Lines

Iraq security forces outmatched as 'open war' returns

A suicide bomber killed seven people at a Shia mosque in Baghdad; two more people were killed outside of another mosque in the capital. Security forces killed 10 al Qaeda fighters during a raid on a hideout in the Jazeera desert in Salahuddin.

The military claimed it recaptured 349 of the 559 prisoners who escaped from Abu Ghraib during a complex al Qaeda in Iraq-led jailbreak; the military also said another 105 were killed during clashes. Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed credit for yesterday's bombings in Baghdad, Basrah, and Al Kut.

In Afghanistan, troop drawdown hems in US diplomats who oversee development

Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 40 civilians in a series of bombings in predominantly Shia neighborhoods in Baghdad. Bombings killed 11 more civilians in Al Kut and Basrah. More than 500 Iraqis have been killed in terrorist attacks this month.

Al Qaeda in Iraq Abu Ghraib Jailbreak a Counterterrorism Nightmare

A suicide bomber killed eight members of a Kurdish security force during an attack on a patrol in Tuz Khurmatu. Four civilians were killed in two separate bombings in Baghdad. A bombing at a pipeline in northern Iraq shut down oil exports to Turkey.

Analysis: Al Qaeda's Iraqi, Syrian affiliates jointly battle Kurds

Despite a dispute between the emirs of the Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the two al Qaeda branches are jointly fighting against their Kurdish enemies.

Prime Minister Maliki ordered the arrest of several senior police, prison, and intelligence officials after the al Qaeda prison breakout at Abu Ghraib. Two al Qaeda inmates who escaped from Abu Ghraib died after a bomb they were transporting detonated prematurely. Security forces detained seven al Qaeda fighters in Ninewa province.

Al Qaeda is Back

Iran Is Said to Want Direct Talks With U.S. on Nuclear Program

Al Qaeda fighters executed 14 Shia truck drivers at a fake checkpoint near Sulaiman Pak. The bodies of four policemen kidnapped in Badoush have been found. Security forces captured five al Qaeda fighters in Habbaniyah. The government offered an $86,000 reward for al Qaeda's war minister.