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Three Iraqi soldiers and four al Qaeda fighters were killed during clashes and bombings in Tikrit and Mosul. Security forces killed an al Qaeda fighter and detained 10 more in Mahmudiyah; six soldiers were wounded during the raid.
Iraq's foreign minister said that his country is unable to effectively halt Iranian arms transfers to Syria. The provincial government in Anbar rejected Iranian companies' bids to build roads and schools.
Insurgents killed at least 44 Iraqis in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Anbar, Mosul, Tikrit, Kirkuk, and Muqdadiyah. Among those killed were 14 policemen and four Awakening fighters. Suicide attacks were carried out in Muqdadiyah and Mosul.
Insurgents killed two civilians in a bombing in Haqlaniyah and the spokesman for Mosul in a shooting in the city. Security forces captured an al Qaeda leader in Fallujah and eight members of a terrorist cell in Baghdad.
The military claimed it killed al Qaeda in Iraq's finance minister and three of his aides during an operation in Anbar province near the border with Syria. The al Qaeda finance minister was not named.
A female suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded 32 more in an attack outside a Shia mosque in Baghdad. Four more Iraqis were killed in a car bombing north of the capital.
Insurgents killed at least 53 Iraqis in a series of attacks throughout the country. Among those killed were two policemen and 28 civilians in Baghdad, four policemen and seven terrorists in Baaj, and an Awakening fighter and three civilians in Abu Ghraib. Also a suicide bomber killed four people at a funeral in Baqubah.
A suicide bomber killed 22 Iraqis in an attack inside a Shia mosque in Muqdadiyah. Eight Awakening members in Tarmiyah were kidnapped and then executed. Iraqi troops destroyed an al Qaeda "base" near the Syrian border.
Twelve soccer players and fans were killed in a bombing at a match in Nahrawan. Al Qaeda kidnapped and executed an Awakening leader, and then stuffed his corpse with explosives. Security forces captured an al Qaeda leader in Mosul and seven members of a cell in Nukhaib.
Al Qaeda killed 11 Awakening fighters and recovery personnel in a double bombing at a checkpoint in Zangoura. A suicide bomber killed four people at a funeral in Dujail. Four more people were killed in a bombing near a soccer field in Madeen.
Insurgents killed 22 Iraqis in a series of bombings in coffee shops and cafes in Baghdad, Baqubah, and Jbela. Al Qaeda killed a three-year-old girl in an IED attack in Madeen. Iraqi soldiers killed two suicide bombers as they attempted to attack a command center in Anbar.
A pair of al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bombers killed 16 people in an attack that targeted Turkmen in Tuz Khurmatu. Another suicide bomber killed 10 Iraqis in Mosul. Six more Iraqis were killed in attacks in Karbala. Security forces captured the head of an al Qaeda assassination cell in Mosul.
Forty-two Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq. Al Qaeda suicide bombers also conducted attacks in Tikrit and Mosul.