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Insurgents gunned down an Iraqi journalist in Baghdad. Security forces detained 67 "terror suspects" during the past week. Three al Qaeda in Iraq fighters were captured north of Tikrit.

Treasury adds Hezbollah leader who was in US custody last year to terrorism list

Musa Ali Daqduq has been added to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. He was in US custody a mere 11 months ago before being transferred to Iraq and subsequently freed, and his terrorist activities were well known.

Security forces killed al Qaeda's emir for Baqubah and detained four Ansar al Islam fighters near Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a senior Awakening leader and three aides near Mosul.

Syrian Crisis Drives Kurdish Push For Independence

Insurgents killed seven people, including three Iranian pilgrims, in an IED attack in Balad. Iraqi clerics issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslims from marrying or doing business with members of terror groups.

The government freed Hezbollah commander Musa Ali Daqduq. Insurgents killed three Iraqi policemen in Mosul. Security forces arrested al Qaeda's commander for Karma.

Iraq frees Hezbollah commander who helped mold Shia terror groups

Musa Ali Daqduq, who was tasked with establishing a Hezbollah-like Shia terror group in Iraq, and who was involved in the 2007 attack on US troops in Karbala, has been freed from Iraqi custody and is now in Lebanon.

Security forces killed three al Qaeda in Iraq fighters and found four IEDs during a raid on a safehouse in Taji. Insurgents killed a reporter in a bombing in Baqubah.

Insurgents killed at least 20 people in a series of bombings in Kirkuk, Mosul, Bayji, Baghdad, Hillah, and Al Kut. Security forces arrested five al Qaeda fighters in Hawijah.

US Fears Hezbollah Operative Held in Iraq May Go Free

Al Qaeda in Iraq killed the head of the Awakening forces in Abu Ghraib, as well as his wife and son. Security forces recaptured nine al Qaeda fighters who had escaped from prison and captured two fighters near a weapons depot in Abu Ghraib.

Insurgents killed two people, including a female journalist, in bombings in Mosul. A court sentenced al Qaeda's former shadow governor of Anbar to death. Security forces detained two insurgents in Kirkuk.

One al Qaeda fighter was killed and two more were wounded in a premature detonation in Ninewa. Security forces detained four gunmen near a school in Anbar and four al Qaeda fighters in Diyala.

A suicide bomber killed 31 Iraqis in an attack outside a military training center in Taji. Security forces detained 11 al Qaeda members during a raid in Taji.

Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber kills 31 at Iraqi Army base in Taji

Security forces detained a senior al Qaeda leader and two of his aides in Ramadi, and 35 more al Qaeda members in Anbar province. A brigadier in charge of a prison in Tikrit was arrested after al Qaeda staged a jailbreak.

US Air Force struggles with aging fleet

"Gunmen" killed three soldiers during an attack on a base in Taji; three insurgents were detained. Security forces detained nine al Qaeda fighters in Bayji.

Jordanian jihadist lived to die in Syria

Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Mosul and detained five Ansar al Sunnah fighters in Kirkuk. An Iraqi court issued a second death sentence for Iraqi Vice President Tariq al Hashemi.