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Insurgents killed a civilian in Baghdad and targeted for assassination a director general of the Iraqi Police. Police arrested 10 wanted men in Maysan province.




Eighteen people, including al Qaeda's governor for Baghdad and seven security officers, were killed during a failed jailbreak. Insurgents killed three civilians and a policeman in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Ninewa and Baqubah.




Security forces in Mosul killed the governor of Ninewa for al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq. Insurgents killed six people and looted foreign exchanges in Baqubah. The foreign minister said al Qaeda in Iraq is likely to take revenge for Osama bin Laden's death.




An Awakening leader's bodyguard was killed at a checkpoint in Diyala. Police found a beheaded body riddled with bullets north of Fallujah.




Islamic world quiet as bin Laden age closes




A suicide bomber killed 20 Iraqis in an attack on a police headquarters in Hillah. Insurgents killed a general, a policeman, and two Kurdish troops in attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Kirikuk. Police killed the Islamic State of Iraq's governor of Ninewa.




Bin Laden may have little impact on Iraq battlefield




Nine Iraqis were killed in a car bombing in Baghdad. Insurgents killed three Iraqis in Karbala and a policeman in Baghdad. Security forces detained the chief adviser to the Salahadin provincial council.




Insurgents killed two civilians in Baghdad and a police chief in Ninewa. An Iraqi general denied reports in the Iranian press that Iraq was hosting Israeli warplanes to attack Iran.




Insurgents killed five civilians in Baghdad, Al Kut, and Mosul, and a policeman in Baqubah. Security forces released the member of the Anbar provincial council who was detained in Fallujah.




Insurgents killed a Kurdish colonel in Kirkuk and a US soldier during combat operations on April 29 in southern Iraq. Iraqi troops arrested a member of the Anbar provincial council in Fallujah.




A suicide bomber killed five soldiers and three civilians in an attack at a checkpoint in Mosul. Insurgents killed five Iraqis and kidnapped a judge in separate attacks in Baghdad province.




A suicide bomber killed six people in an attack at a mosque in Diyala. Insurgents killed five civilians and an army brigadier in attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Security forces killed one terrorist and detained 14 more in Anbar and Diyala.




Petraeus would helm an increasingly militarized CIA




New Afghan war leader helped nurture Sunni Awakening in Iraq




Text messages proliferate as threats in Iraq




Insurgents killed two Iraqis in Kirkuk and the Baghdad governor's secretary in the capital. Security forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Wasit, three members of an IED cell in Baghdad, and seven wanted men in Kirkuk.




Iraq's air force needs help beyond this year: Maliki




Security forces detained seven al Qaeda in Iraq fighters during raids in Kirkuk. Two soldiers and two local Kurdish security forces were reported to have been killed during a clash in Kirkuk. More than 14,000 Iraqis have gone missing since the Iraq war began in March 2003.




Syria: The key piece in a regional Rubik's cube