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Insurgents killed 34 people, including a civilian US contractor, in several bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained four insurgents in Kirkuk.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed seven Iraqis in attacks on police in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces captured a Tunisian leader of an AQI cell in Mosul along with 16 cell members.




A suicide assault team killed 25 Iraqis at an attack at a checkpoint outside of a provincial center in Diwaniyah. Insurgents killed two Iraqis in Mussayab and two more in Baghdad. Security forces killed two insurgents in Baghdad.




Suicide assault team attacks Iraqi provincial headquarters




Insurgents killed five civilians in attacks in Baqubab, Mosul, and Baghdad. Seven people were wounded in an IED attack on a French embassy convoy. Security forces detained al Qaeda's media emir in Salahaddin and four men involved in assassinations in Baghdad.




With 'big gun', Iraqi soldiers see hope




Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq claimed it carried out the May 26 assassination of the Justice and Accountability chief. Security forces detained 57 wanted terrorists in Mosul. Insurgents killed two policemen and three civilians in attacks in Baghdad, Baqubah, and Ramadi.




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