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Security forces arrested al Qaeda's governor for Salahuddin province and an associate in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a soldier in Baghdad, a policeman in Fallujah, and a civilian in Mosul.




Several Iranian troops are said to have been killed in a minefield on the Iraqi side of the border in the north. Gunmen killed a Kuwaiti, an Indian, and a Turk in an attack on a home in Hillah. An insurgent was killed in a premature detonation.




US helicopters opened fire on insurgents in Basrah, killing one and wounding three. Insurgents killed two Iraqi soldiers in Mosul and two more in Baghdad.




AP: Key source on bin Laden's courier freed by Pakistanis




Linchpin in hunt for bin Laden back with al-Qaida




An al Qaeda suicide assault team dressed as policemen killed nine people in an attack on the Diyala provincial council in Baqubah; Iraqi troops killed the five attackers. Insurgents killed a government employee in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul.




Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide assault team targets Diyala provincial center




Zarqawi aide returns to Afghanistan to wage jihad for al Qaeda

Salahuddin-al-Maqdisi.jpgSalahuddin al Maqdisi, the brother of Abu Mohammed al Maqdisi and a former aide to slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, was released from Iranian custody and has recently returned to Afghanistan.


Militants linked to al-Qaeda emboldened in Yemen




A suicide bomber killed three policemen and a civilian in an attack outside a police headquarters in Basrah. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in Mosul and an imam in Balad.




Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul, and a former Army officer and his son in Khanaqin. An Air Force major general from Anbar province and three of his brothers who were detained two months ago was released from prison.




Iraqi officials requested that Congressman Rohrabacher leave the country after saying Iraq should pay the US for the cost of liberating the country. Insurgents killed 10 Iraqis in attacks in Mosul and Tikrit. A US soldier was killed on June 8 while conducting combat operations in southern Iraq.




Iraq will ask US troops to stay post-2011, says Panetta




The Hezbollah Brigades claimed Monday's rocket attack in Baghdad that killed five US soldiers. The Iranian-backed group claimed it has rockets that are "ready to be used at any time to target enemy bases, especially its embassy."




Insurgents killed three Iraqis, including a judge, in Baghdad. Security forces detained 42 wanted men in Wassit and a terrorist who assassinated a police chief in Ninewa.




US is intensifying a secret campaign of Yemen airstrikes




Insurgents killed a police officer in Diyala and a civilian in Fallujah. Security forces detained 22 insurgents in Basrah and two more in Kirkuk.




US braces for withdrawal along Iraqi road




Insurgents killed three people in a bombing at a policeman's home in Ramadi and two policemen in Mosul. Security forces arrested four al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in Fallujah and Ramadi who are involved in assassinating clerics.




A suicide bomber killed 12 Iraqis, including four Army officers and five soldiers, in an attack on the Presidential Palaces compound in Tikrit. Five US soldiers were killed in an attack in Baghdad.