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Security forces captured four members of an al Qaeda assassination cell in Baghdad, an al Qaeda "money collector" and three aides in Kirkuk, and three "gunmen" in Rubaia near the Syrian border. Police also found a large bomb factory and arrested two al Qaeda operatives in Anbar.
Security forces killed a senior al Qaeda commander in Mosul; one soldier was killed during the raid. Al Qaeda killed three Awakening fighters in Al Haswa. The head of the Awakening in Anbar urged Syrians to reject the Al Nusrah Front, an al Qaeda affiliate.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 16 members of a Shia family in an attack on a home in Lutafiyah. The terror group killed five policemen in Baghdad, five soldiers in Tarmiyah, and an Awakening leader, his wife, and three children in Arab Jabur.
Al Qaeda attempted to assassinate a senior leader of the Awakening in Baghdad in a suicide attack; six of his bodyguards were killed. Another suicide bomber killed four people in Baqubah. Al Qaeda also attempted to assassinate the Turkish consul in Mosul.
The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq claimed that Iraqi soldiers guarding the camp killed 44 of its members; two Iraqi soldiers are also reported to have been killed. The United Nations said that more than 800 Iraqis were killed during fighting in the month of August.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 12 people and wounded 20 more in a car bombing in Ramadi. Another civilian was killed in a bombing in Madeen. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant denounced the Muslim Brotherhood for pursuing democracy in Egypt.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 11 people in a pair of car bombings in Tuz Khurmatu. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda commander in Salman who escaped from a prison in Tikrit last year. Iraqis in Khalis refuse to bury slain al Qaeda fighters.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 23 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Samarra. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader in Mosul and dismantled a bomb factory in Yusufiyyah and detained four al Qaeda fighters there.