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Children of al-Qaeda in Iraq pay for sins of their fathers




Insurgents killed two policemen in Kirkuk and a government official in Tarmiyah. Security forces detained 13 al Qaeda operatives near Karbala and a senior leader in Mosul, and five wanted men near Kirkuk.




Insurgents killed two policemen in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 42 wanted men in Mosul and Basrah, and two al Qaeda leaders and four fighters in Fallujah and Balad Ruz.




US troops still forced to bolster Iraqi forces in battle




In Syria, Iranian president disparages US peace efforts in Mideast




Eighteen Iraqis were killed in a suicide attack in Fallujah and two car bombings in Baghdad. An insurgent was killed in a premature detonation in Fallujah. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah, a leader in Ansar al Sunnah in Kirkuk, and a "Saudi infiltrator" in Wasit.




Special ops and the 'end of combat' in Iraq




Insurgents killed four Iraqis in a bicycle bombing in Huweija, and a soldier and an interior ministry official in Baghdad. Security forces killed one insurgent and detained four more in Mosul, and arrested 14 wanted men in Basrah.




Once wary, Obama relies on Petraeus




Security forces killed two insurgents in Mosul and arrested 35 wanted men in Diyala, Basrah, Karbala, and Kirkuk. A suicide bomber killed two Awakening fighters in Samarra. A US airman died during an accident while exploding ordnance in Balad.




Insurgents killed nine Iraqi soldiers traveling on leave in an IED attack in Mosul. Iraqi and US troops reportedly killed seven Iraqis during a raid in Fallujah. Ansar al Islam was involved in the murder of a Kurdish journalist in May.




Bahrain Shiites live in fear of arrests, detention, torture




Eleven al Qaeda fighters were killed and 32 more were captured during fighting in Hadid in Diyala on Sept. 12. Security forces detained a "terror" cell leader in Karbala, and 14 wanted men in Diwaniyah and Diyala. Insurgents assassinated an intelligence colonel and a police officer in Baghdad.




Al Qaeda in Iraq rises again




Three policemen and three al Qaeda in Iraq fighters were killed during a clash in the Al Hudayyeb area in Diyala province. Insurgents killed a policeman and a civilian in bombings in Baqubah and Buhriz.




Wikileaks reportedly will release nearly 300,000 classified military documents relating to the Iraq War. Wikileaks, with the help of other news agencies, is said to be scrubbing the documents to ensure sensitive information that puts people's lives at risk does not occur, as it did with the leakage of Afghanistan documents.




'Iraq WikiLeak bigger than Afghan leak'




Insurgents killed four people in attacks in Baghdad and brutally murdered and beheaded a mosque imam and his wife in Miqdadiyah. Four al Qaeda members escaped from a US prison in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed four policemen and four civilians in attacks in Baghdad, Kirkuk, and Tikrit. The Hezbollah Brigades is responsible for the spike in attacks in Thi Qhar province. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah.




Special Groups active in Iraqi south