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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.




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.




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.




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.




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.




An Iraqi soldier killed two US soldiers after a dispute in Tuz. Five "gunmen" were killed after attacking a US base in Basrah. A news anchor for Al Iraqiya was gunned down in Baghdad.




Iraqi troops repelled an al Qaeda suicide assault on a Baghdad military headquarters; five suicide bombers, four Iraqi soldiers, and three civilians were killed. Security forces detained 66 wanted men in Karbala, five members of the Soldiers of Heaven in Diwaniyah, and two terrorists in Samawa.




Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and the brother of an Army colonel in Baghdad. Security forces detained four wanted men at a bomb factory in Wasit and three men for impersonating ministerial advisers in Basrah.




Insurgents killed two policemen in Diyala and a civilian in Baghdad. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Kirkuk and a senior al Qaeda leader in Abu Ghraib. US Forces Iraq denied that a US soldier was killed in a shooting in Tikrit.




The US has officially transferred security to the Iraqi government. Three terrorists were killed in a premature detonation in Fallujah. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Tal Afar and a Mahdi Army fighter in Baghdad, and detained 22 gunmen in Bayji, 15 wanted men in Basrah, an Islamic State of Iraq leader and three members in Kirkuk, and two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul. Insurgents killed two truck drivers in Mosul.




Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained four al Qaeda fighters in Baghdad and Kirkuk, and an insurgent in Kirkuk, and found eight suicide vests in Amarah. President Obama said all US troops would leave Iraq by the end of 2011.




Insurgents killed three policemen in Ninewa, two civilians near Hillah, and another in Mosul. Security forces detained seven al Qaeda fighters in Taji and a leader in Anbar, four wanted men in Tal Afar, three terrorists in Basrah, and a Promised Day Brigade leader and two fighters in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed seven Awakening fighters in Miqdadiyah. Security forces killed an al Qaeda fighter and detained 38, including an emir, in Diyala, Al Kut, Basrah, Baghdad, and Samarra.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 62 Iraqi policemen and civilians in suicide and IED attacks in Baghdad, Al Kut, Karbala, Basrah, Buhriz, and Mosul. Security forces detained 32 al Qaeda fighters and a senior leader in Diyala, 11 in Fallujah and Abu Ghraib, and an extortion leader in Mosul.




Insurgents killed a council member in Sadr City and a civilian in Al Kut. Security forces detained a wanted person in Kirkuk. The US troop level has dropped below 50,000.




Insurgents killed seven workers at a factory in Bayji and a civilian in Baqubah. Security forces detained 11 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and an al Qaeda bomb maker in Ninewa. The Iranians shelled PJAK fighters in northern Iraq.




Insurgents killed a US soldier in Basrah and a civilian in Hillah. Security forces captured a "high-ranking" al Qaeda operative near Miqdadiyah. General Odierno said Iran continues to fund Shia terror groups operating in Iraq.