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Insurgents killed four soldiers and a policeman in bombings in Abu Ghraib, Baghdad, and Mosul. An insurgent died in a premature detonation in Amarah. Security forces detained 14 wanted men in Mosul.




Iraq's Kurds emerge as kingmakers as Iran tries to flex its muscle




Iraqi leaders not following US advice on gov't




Insurgents killed a policeman in an IED attack that targeted the top UN representative to Iraq in Najaf; he was leaving a meeting with Gran Ayatollah Sistani. Insurgents also killed an Awakening fighter in Baghdad. Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah.




Petraeus rewrites the playbook in Afghanistan




Insurgents killed nine members of a mukhtar's family after detonating four IEDs planted in the home in Tikrit, and killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baqubah. An insurgent died in a premature detonation in Mosul. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Kirkuk. Prime Minister Maliki met with Muqtada al Sadr in Iran.




Iraqi Christians flee homeland even as war fades




Iran sends another dangerous Shia terror commander back to Iraq

Abu Mustafa al Sheibani, the commander of the notorious Sheibani Network, returned to Iraq over the summer. Sheibani is one of the most capable assets of Iran's Qods Force inside Iraq.


Iraq's Allawi charges Iran destabilizing Mideast




Iran brokers behind-the-scenes deal for pro-Tehran government in Iraq




Insurgents killed three civilians and a soldier in separate attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Three soldiers, two gunmen, and two civilians were killed during a robbery attempt at jewelry stores in Baghdad.




Sunnis in Iraq allied with US quitting to rejoin rebels




Security forces arrested seven Iraqis who had killed 12 Iraqi soldiers in an assault at the Rusafa army base on Sept. 5 and three soldiers at a checkpoint near Baghdad in July. The attackers confessed to working for al Qaeda.




Pentagon bracing for release of 400,000 secret Iraq reports




Two insurgents and two policemen were killed during a clash in Haditha. Insurgents killed a policeman in Baghdad. Security forces detained seven al Qaeda operatives near Fallujah and two wanted men in Kirkuk.




Iraqi police and army officers targeted in new wave of violence




Insurgents killed eight civilians and a policeman in separate attacks in Baghdad, Jisr Diyala, and Mosul. Security forces detained 28 wanted men in Baqubah and 12 more in Kirkuk, and an al Qaeda operative who escaped from Badush prison in Tal Afar.




Basra in southern Iraq has been transformed - thanks to oil




Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Maysan, 10 terrorists in Mosul, two wanted men in Tal Afar, and an al Qaeda leader in Wasit. Insurgents killed an Iraqi soldier in a bombing in Baghdad.




Iraqiya may be willing to give up the post of prime minister if given an equal share of power in a new government. Al Qaeda fighters dressed as soldiers executed four Awakening fighters in Baghdad. Five people were killed in an attack at a bankin Baghdad.