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Security forces detained 39 al Qaeda fighters during raids in Anbar province. An Iraqi newspaper released photographs of al Qaeda's top two leaders in the country. Insurgents killed a policeman in Baghdad and attempted to assassinate the intelligence chief of Dhi Qhar province.




Security forces killed three terrorists and detained a Moroccan in Mosul, and arrested a senior al Qaeda leader in al-Furat al-Aswat and 17 wanted men in Kirkuk. The interior ministry claimed al Qaeda's network in Anbar has been rolled up. Insurgents killed an Army officer in Jalawlaa and a civilian in Mosul.




Insurgents killed two policemen in a bombing in Anbar and tortured and executed three young men kidnapped in in Balad. Security forces captured a car bomb maker in Mosul.




Insurgents killed a soldier and two civilians in attacks in Mosul, Baghdad, and Balad. Security forces detained 10 wanted men and discovered a bomb factory in Mosul.




Security forces detained a senior Ansar al Sunnah leader in Kirkuk and 50 wanted men in Amarah. Insurgents killed two civilians in Baqubah and a railway employee in Anbar.




Security forces killed al Qaeda's military leader in Baghdad and captured 12 of his operatives during a raid that targeted the group that assaulted a Christian church. Insurgents killed five civilians and a policeman in attacks in Mosul, Baghdad, and Kirkuk.




Insurgents killed two policemen in an attack in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 30 wanted men in Basrah and five more in Al Kut.




Insurgents killed three civilians in an IED attack in Tal Afar and another civilian in a grenade attack in Mosul. An insurgent was killed in a premature detonation in Al Biaj northwest of Mosul.




Insurgents killed five civilians and an Iraqi soldier in attacks in Wasit, Baghdad, and Kirkuk. Insurgents also killed a US soldier in northern Iraq on Nov. 21. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah and two more in Mosul.




Insurgents killed two Christians in Mosul and a passports officer official west of Ramadi. Security forces detained three "gunmen" in Mosul. Muslims in Mosul protected a Christian family from an armed attack.




Insurgents killed three Iraqis in bombings in Diyala and Salahadin. Security forces arrested a senior leader of the Naqshabandiya and nine fighters in Tikrit, and 10 wanted men in Basrah.




Insurgents killed the bodyguard for an Iraqiya member of parliament and a security guard for an oil pipeline in Mosul. A member of parliament escaped an assassination attempt in Diyala. Three wanted men surrendered to police in Baqubah.




In Baghdad, 30 prisoners escaped from the Tasfirat prison after battling with guards; most had been jailed for terrorism-related charges. In Basrah, security forces detained 10 wanted men.




Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Diyala and two of Saddam Hussein's bodyguards in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Diyala. President Talibani said he will not sign the execution order for former foreign minister Tariq Aziz.




Iraqiya leader Iyad Allawi said he is unsure if he will join in a wide political coalition to form a new government. Insurgents killed five Iraqis, including two Christians, in Mosul.




Insurgents killed an intelligence official, a policeman, and two civilians in bombings in Baghdad, Al Qaim, and Mosul. Security forces killed two insurgents while planting an IED in Kirkuk and detained 13 wanted men in Basrah and Karbala.




Iyad Allawi, the leader of the Iraqiya party, said a power-sharing deal with Prime Minister Nouri Maliki is off the table, although some members of his party may join the government. "We think the concept of power-sharing is dead now," Allawi said.




Security forces captured six al Qaeda operatives in Wasit and three wanted men in Kirkuk. The brother of an Awakening Council leader was reportedly killed during a joint US and Iraq raid in Fallujah. A Diyala council leader escaped an assassination attempt in Baqubah.




Iraq's main political parties have reached an agreement to form a new government, more than eight months after the election. Prime Minister Maliki and President Talibani will retain their posts, while a leader in Iraqiya will become the speaker of parliament. Iyad Allawi will hold the top position on the security council.




Insurgents killed three Christians in targeted attacks in Baghdad and three Awakening fighters in an IED blast in Babil. Joint security forces detained 23 wanted men in operations southwest of Kirkuk.