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Rape 'being used as widespread weapon of war in Syrian conflict'




Insurgents killed three Iraqi soldiers in a hand grenade attack at a checkpoint in Samarra. The finance minister, who has been in a dispute with the prime minister, survived an assassination attempt near Abu Ghraib; two bodyguards were wounded.




Insurgents killed two soccer players in an IED attack on the team bus in Kirkuk. Iraq closed all border crossings with Syria until further notice.




"Gunmen" killed a member of the Awakening and his seven-year-old son in Mosul. Security forces detained three insurgents with a car bomb in Mosul and three suspected assassins in Diyala.




Insurgents killed 12 Iraqis in a series of attacks throughout Iraq. Among those killed were three policemen in Taji, a soldier in Baqubah, two members of the Awakening north of Baqubah, and two security guards for the president of Diyala University.




Analysis: Study shows rise of al Qaeda affiliate in Syria




Insurgents killed three Iraqi soldiers in an IED attack on a military vehicle in Habbaniyah in Anbar province. The Sunni Endowment is organizing religious courses to fight terrorism and sectarianism.




Al Qaeda killed an Awakening leader and his son in Abu Ghraib. Volunteers for the Awakening are growing. Police arrested eight al Qaeda fighters in Anbar near the Syrian border.




Several jihadists recruitment cells dismantled in the Maghreb




Flow of Arms to Syria Through Iraq Persists, to US Dismay




An al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber killed 27 Shia pilgrims in an attack at a bus station in Mussayab. Security forces detained six al Qaeda members during a raid in Karbala.




Moktada al-Sadr Encourages Demonstrations in Iraq




Multiple explosions across Iraq targeted government officials, police patrols and members of both the Sunni and Shiite sects. The bombings killed at least 10 people and injured 46 others. Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq survived a purported assassination attempt in Ramadi.




Security forces arrested 19 wanted terrorists south of Baghdad, and five al Qaeda fighters in Diwaniyah and Baghdad. The Awakening offered reward money for information leading to those who attack members of the group.




Insurgents killed four Iraqi soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in Madain, and the wife of an Awakening member in Al Shatt. Security forces arrested six al Qaeda fighters in Samarra.




Iraq Sunni rallies gather steam




Insurgents killed three Iraqi soldiers in an IED attack in Hamdaniya, north of Mosul. Security forces arrested five al Qaeda operatives, including a wanted "slaughterer," in a raid in Fallujah.




The high cost of disengagement




Northern Kurdish Region Stops Oil Exports Through Baghdad




The government confirmed that 10 members of the finance minister's bodyguard have been arrested for terrorism-related charges. Security forces detained eight al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi and five more in Baghdad.