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Insurgents killed 11 people in car bomb attacks in Najaf and Karbala, and killed a civilian in an IED attack in Mosul. Police detained two wanted terrorists in Maysan. Iraqi political leaders are meeting in Irbil in an effort to select a new government.




Insurgents killed two soldiers, two Awakening fighters, a policeman, and an imam in Mosul, Tal Afar, Samarra, and Baghdad. Security forces killed a suicide bomber near a school in Tal Afar.




Thirty Iraqis were killed and 75 more were wounded in a series of 13 bombings in Shia areas in Baghdad. Three security officials and a captured al Qaeda commander were killed in an IED attack in Saadiya. An Awakening officer was killed in a shooting in Kirkuk.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 52 people, including two priests and 10 Iraqi policemen, in an attack on a church in Baghdad. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Irbil and detained 23 wanted men in Basrah and four al Qaeda fighters in Wasit.




Insurgents killed six policemen and an Awakening leader in Baghdad, and a security guard for a political party in Baqubah. Security forces arrested 23 wanted men in Karbala and an al Qaeda "prince" in Khanaqin.




Insurgents killed three children, a civilian, and a solider in attacks in Baghdad, Diyala, and Kirkuk. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Balad Ruz and five more in Mosul.




An al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber killed 21 people and wounded 65 more in an attack on a cafe in the town of Balad Ruz in Diyala province. It was the first major attack in more than a month.




Insurgents launched a series of attacks on senior police officers, killing two colonels and wounding a general and a colonel in Baghdad and Jalawlaa. A suicide bomber killed a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 26 wanted men in Basrah and Wasit.




Insurgents killed seven Iraqi soldiers and seven civilians in separate attacks in Khalis, Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Mosul. An undersecretary in the planning ministry dodged an assassination attempt. Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's foreign minister, has been sentenced to death by hanging.




Insurgents killed two people in a bombing at a hospital in Mosul and assassinated a senior electricity ministry official in Baghdad. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah and three more in Kirkuk.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




Insurgents killed three policemen and five civilians in attacks in Dhi Qhar, Baghdad, Mosul, and Fallujah. Security forces arrested a key leader of al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq in Tal Afar. The government aired the confessions of two al Qaeda operatives involved in a plot to attack the Iranian, Egyptian, and German embassies.