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Insurgents killed a high-ranking interior ministry officer and a civilian in Baghdad, and a cleric in Fallujah. Police arrested 33 wanted men in Diyala.




Twelve Iraqis were killed and more than 150 were wounded in car bombings that targeted Shia pilgrims in Karbala. Insurgents also killed three soldiers and a woman in Mosul, two civilians in Kirkuk, and a high-ranking official in the prime minister's office in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed six Iraqi civilians and wounded 29 more in five car bombings in and around Baghdad. Security forces detained three wanted terrorists in Al Kut.




Muqtada al Sadr has again left Iraq and has returned to Qom, Iran, where he spent three years in exile. Security forces detained 28 wanted men in Diyala, and an Awakening leader and a fighter in Karbala.




Two suicide bombers killed 45 Shia worshipers in attacks in Karbala. Two civilians were killed in IED attacks in Baghdad and Baqubah.




Al Qaeda suicide bombers killed 15 Iraqis in attacks on police and Shia worshipers in Diyala. Security forces killed two suicide bombers south of Mosul. Insurgents killed a civilian in Mosul.




An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed more than 40 police recruits at a recruiting station in Tikrit. Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack in Baghdad.




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.




Two Iraqi soldiers killed two US troops during training in Mosul. Insurgents killed a US soldier in central Iraq and a policeman in Baghdad.




Thirteen al Qaeda fighters escaped from a prison in Basrah. Insurgents killed a jeweler in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in in Diyala.




Insurgents killed two civilians in three bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah and Kirkuk, and discovered an IED factory near Mosul.




Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and Baghdad. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, nine insurgents in Kirkuk, two forgers in Ramadi, and an Awakening official in Babil.




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.




Insurgents killed four civilians, including two children, in bombings in Diyala and Nassiriyah. Muqtada al Sadr called on Iraqis to resist the presence of US forces.




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.




Insurgents killed a soldier, a policeman, and three civilians in separate attacks in Mosul, Baghdad, Balad, and Fallujah. The National Council for Strategic Policies should be formed by February.