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Is Al Qaeda actually involved in the Syria uprising?




Insurgents killed 11 Iraqis and wounded dozens more in car bombings in Mosul and Hillah. Security forces detained 14 al Qaeda members, including a leader, in Kirkuk.




Asserting Its Sovereignty, Iraq Detains American Contractors




Iraqi insurgents dressed as policemen attacked a government compound and a police station in Ramadi with four suicide bombers; seven police officers and at least six attackers died in the clashes. A car bomb targeting a police station in Baiji killed at least one person and injured 12 others.




US Warns Israel Against Iran Strike




US intelligence report on Afghanistan sees stalemate




A suicide bomber killed more than 50 Shia pilgrims and injured 91 others as they gathered for Arbain in Basra. An explosion targeting Shia pilgrims east of Mosul injured three civilians and two policemen. Prime Minister Maliki strongly criticized Turkish "interventions" in Iraqi affairs and warned that "Turkey itself would suffer if its actions sparked conflict in the Middle East."




US Embassy workers detained in Baghdad




Insurgents killed four policemen in Al Qaim; one insurgent was also killed. Police killed two "masked men" in Kirkuk. The Kurdish Regional Government has balked at turning over Vice President Hashemi to the central government.




Pentagon Tries to Counter Low-Cost but Potent Weapons




Is the conflict in Iraq really sectarian in nature?




Insurgents killed seven people in two bombings in Baghdad and a soldier in Fallujah. Security forces detained four al Qaeda fighters in Karbala.




Iraq Turns Justice Into a Show, and Terror Confessions a Script




Security forces captured al Qaeda in Iraq's "financial officer" and several aides during a raid in the Hamrin Mountains near Kirkuk. Vice President Hashemi, who is wanted by the government, set up an office in Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdish areas.




Iraqi Moves to Embrace Militia Open New Fault Lines




Suicide, car bombings kill 73 Iraqis




Attacks against Shia pilgrims before the Arbaeen holiday have killed over 60 civilians, the deadliest being a suicide attack against a security checkpoint that killed 44 and wounded dozens more in Nasiriya. Qais Qazali, the notorious leader of the Shia death squad Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, is prepared to disarm and join the political process.




US adds Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions to list of terror groups

The terror group was formed in 2007 and operates under the aegis of al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq.


Iran intensifies efforts to influence policy in Afghanistan




Turkey's Glow Dims as Government Limits Free Speech