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Al Qaeda in Iraq killed more than 60 Iraqis in a series of bombings and armed attacks across Iraq. Terrorists struck at security forces and civilians in Baghdad, Hillah, Balad, Mosul, and Kirkuk.




Wave of bombings across Iraq kills 60




Security forces detained an Ansar al Sunnah leader in Anbar and 10 wanted men near Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a civilian in Mosul.




Insurgents killed a tribal leader in Al Amiriyah. Security forces detained two al Qaeda fighters in Wasit. Iraqi officials said al Qaeda fighters are moving into Syria, resulting in a reduction of violence. Saudi Arabia named an ambassador to Iraq.




Green Zone empties out under Iraqi control




A suicide bomber killed 19 policemen and recruits in an attack at a police academy in Baghdad. Security forces detained more than 200 men on terrorism and criminal charges in Wasit.




Suicide bomber kills 19 outside Baghdad police academy




Syrian Conflict Spills to Neighbors




The Supreme Judicial Council accused Vice President Hashemi of operating a death squad that was involved in 150 bombings and assassinations since 2005. A police major was killed during a raid that targeted a kidnapping cell in Nasiriyah.




Insurgents assassinated a general in Baghdad and killed a civilian in Mosul. The Iraqi military seized a media center for al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq in Mosul.




UN urges Iraq to move Iranian dissidents to new camp




Insurgents killed three people in attacks in Mosul and Baghdad. Security forces detained two terrorists, including one who was previously sentenced to death, in Thi Qhar.




Insurgents killed an Awakening leader and two of his bodyguards in an IED attack in Anbar. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Mosul and Diyala. A court sentenced an al Qaeda in Iraq leader to life in prison.




For Iraqis, Aid to Syrian Rebels Repays a War Debt




Four members of the PKK were killed as Turkish warplanes bombed their bases in northern Iraq. Iraq opened a new crude oil export terminal in Basra that should increase exports by 300,000 barrels per day.




Al Qaeda leader backs Syrian revolt against Assad




Jihadists, weapons 'moving from Iraq to Syria'




Insurgents killed an Awakening member in an IED attack in Fallujah. The government freed 18 senior Baathists in Wasit, and said others would soon be released.




Insurgents killed a policeman near Kirkuk. The government is seeking to tighten the rules for security contractors operating in Iraq.




US still lacks Guantanamo transfer safeguards: lawmakers