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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A suicide bomber killed seven Iraqis in Taji. Fifteen more were killed in car bombings and shootings in Baghdad, Bayji, and Mahmudiyah. Iraqi soldiers killed nine al Qaeda fighters in the desert west of Samarra.