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Premier works to build broader coalition in Iraq




Anti-American cleric vies for more power in Iraq




September saw the lowest number of Iraqis killed (273) since January of this year. Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul and three Awakening fighters in Baghdad. Security forces detained four al Qaeda fighters in Diyala.




Security forces detained 75 wanted men and suspected terrorists during raids in Basrah, Samara, and Diyala, and a senior al Qaeda leader in Baghdad. One policeman was killed in an armed bank robbery in Baghdad. A suicide bomber killed only himself in an attack near Sulaimaniya; the suicide bomber had entered Iraq from Iran.




Investment a 'success story' in Iraqi Kurdistan




Two Iraqis were killed in a bombing in northern Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda leaders in Salahidin, Ninewa, Wasit, Babil, and Baghdad, and two wanted men in al Kut. A US soldier has been arrested for shooting and killing two fellow soldiers in Fallujah.




Insurgent group in Iraq, declared tamed, roars




Iraq - Mysterious killings continue to shake Baghdad




Insurgents killed a policeman in Baghdad and a physician in Kirkuk. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah. Iraq's foreign minister wants the US to play an active role in settling the deadlock over choosing the next prime minister.




Iraq Shi'ites miss deadline on government leader




A suicide bomber killed three policemen near Fallujah. Insurgents killed two government officials in Baghdad and and two civilians in Mosul. Security forces detained 31 wanted men in Basrah, and four al Qaeda operatives in Diyala and a leader in Karbala.




Iraq's Awakening stripped of their police ranks




Security forces detained 18 al Qaeda operatives in Saadiya, three members of an al Qaeda assassination team in Diyala, and eight wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a policeman and attempted to assassinate a member of parliament in Baghdad.




Security forces killed a suicide bomber outside a mosque in Mosul and detained 31 al Qaeda fighters and insurgents in Touz. Insurgents killed four Iraqi children and an Iraqi Army major in Baghdad.




US troops fight on despite end to combat in Iraq




Insurgents killed five Iraqis in two bombings in Baghdad, and a relative of a senior intelligence officer in Al Kut. Iraqi forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah and five more in Wasit, and detained three men who attempted to assassinate the Thi Qhar police chief.




US official explains National Counterterrorism Center's view of the enemy

NCTC director Michael Leiter testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on Wednesday. Leiter's testimony highlights al Qaeda's close ties to other jihadist organizations.


Palestinian and foreign "Arab" fighters belonging to al Qaeda in Iraq were fighting in the Hadeed region in Diyala. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Kirkuk and seized 123 roadside bombs in Mosul.




Saddam 'delighted' in terror attacks on US - former Iraqi foreign minister




Iraq Shi'ite-led blocs set deadline to nominate PM