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An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed a civilian in an attempt to assassinate the governor of Anbar province. The Basrah provincial council fired the police chief after 12 al Qaeda operatives escaped from prison. Three al Qaeda fighters surrendered to police.
Security forces detained an al Qaeda leader in Diyala, six Islamic Army of Iraq fighters in Baghdad, and a member of parliament's bodyguard in Wasit, and broke up a plot to assassinate provincial council members in Anbar. Insurgents wounded 13 civilians in five bombings in Baghdad.
Security forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained seven more, and detained two members of an assassination cell in Fallujah and a Naqshabandiya leader in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed Hit's the police chief and two civilians in Mosul.
Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Diyala, an "armed group" attempting to carry out a rocket attack near Baghdad's airport, and a corrupt Army officer in Baghdad. Iraqi soldiers and intelligence officials foiled an attempt to blow up a church in Mosul.
Muqtada al Sadr has returned to Iraq after sheltering three years in Iran. Security forces detained 35 wanted men in Falluah and Kirkuk, Ninewa, and Babil, and the imam of Saddam's mosque in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Baghdad.
Two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Dalouiya. Security forces detained a "gang" behind the Jan. 1 murder of a Christian in Baghdad. Iraq hopes to build new power plants and triple its output by 2013.
Insurgents killed two US soldiers in fighting in Baghdad. An assassination team killed six security officials and civilians in Baghdad. Police arrested the commander of Jalawlaa's Emergency Battalion on corruption charges.
Security forces captured the organizer of yesterday's suicide attack on a police headquarters in Mosul that killed a senior police chief. 2010 has seen the lowest number of Iraqi civilian and US troop casualties since the US invasion in 2003.
A four-man al Qaeda in Iraq suicide team killed a police chief and three policemen in an attack on a police headquarters in Mosul. Security forces detained three al Qaeda operatives in Diyala and another in Kirkuk, and arrested a wanted man in Diwaniyah.