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Western allies of MI6 'kept in dark' over mosque sting plan




Insurgents killed four civilians in a pair of bombings in Baghdad. Prime Minister Maliki said Turkey is becoming a "hostile state" after Prime Minister Erdogan accused him of fanning sectarian tensions.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 36 people in bombings and suicide attacks in 10 cities throughout the country. Hezbollah commander Musa Ali Daqduq is expected to be freed from Iraqi custody, his lawyer said.




Dozens killed in attacks in Iraq




Insurgents killed two Iraqi policemen in an IED attack in Khaldiyah in Anbar province. Two members of the election commission were detained on corruption charges.




Al Qaeda battles to create safe haven in Yemen




Insurgents killed seven Shia pilgrims in an attack on a bus in Samarra. A court sentenced two men to death and another to life in prison for a bombing in Al Kut last year.




"Gunmen" opened fire on a police checkpoint near Kirkuk, killing two officers and three civilians. Insurgents killed a mayor and four family members in a bombing at his home near Baqubah.




Yemeni officials offer guarantees for repatriation of detainees




US policy on Iraq questioned as influence wanes, Maliki consolidates power




Saudi Arabia's Syrian jihad




Security forces dismantled a 25-member Anasr al Islam cell that conducted robbers and attacks in Baghdad; Ansar al Islam is allied with al Qaeda in Iraq. Former Saddam deputy Izzat Ibrahim al Douri appeared on a video and urged Baathists to fight the government.




US Defines Its Demands for New Round of Talks With Iran




Abu Musab al-Suri, the New Mastermind of Jihad




The government postponed a reconciliation conference. Vice President Tariq al Hashemi, who is wanted for terrorism charges, has arrived in Saudi Arabia.




Vice President Tareq al Hashemi, who is wanted for terrorism charges, left Kurdistan for Qatar. Prime Minister Maliki chided Qatar and Saudi Arabia for arming Syrian rebels. The government said the March death toll was the lowest since the US invaded in 2003.




Opposition says Syrian rebel fighters to get salaries




Foreign Fighters Join Syrian Rebels: Jihadists Declare Holy War Against Assad Regime




Arab Revolts Risk Fuelling Sectarian Tensions




UN refugee agency reports big rise in asylum claims