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Iraqi security forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained two Promised Day Brigade members and an al Qaeda explosives expert in Baghdad. Insurgents killed three civilians and wounded 16 more during attacks in Kirkuk and Mosul.
Insurgents killed three civilian security guards in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, and a wanted terrorist in Diyala. The body of the fifth British hostage kidnapped and murdered by the League of the Righteous is expected to be returned to the UK.
Insurgents killed two civilians and a soldier and wounded 24 more in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and the leader of an "armed group" in Karbala. Multinational Forces - Iraq and its subordinate commands has officially become US Forces - Iraq.
Insurgents killed a policeman and wounded three civilians in a bombing in Fallujah, and wounded a policeman in a shooting in Tal Afar. Security forces detained three wanted men in Al Kut. No US servicemen were killed in combat in Iraq during December 2009.
The US military freed Asaib al Haq leader Qais Qazali. Security forces detained 23 wanted men in Basrah and two Special Groups operatives east of Diwaniyah. A member of Anbar's provincial council was killed in yesterday's suicide attack in Ramadi; the governor lost his left hand in the attack.
Two suicide bombers killed 23 Iraqis, including a deputy police chief and 12 policemen, in an attack in Ramadi; the governor of Anbar was wounded in the attack. Six Iraqis were killed in an IED attack north of Baqubah. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. The Asaib al Haq released a British hostage; Qaiz Qazali was reportedly released by US forces. Iraqi troops detained four al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Bayji.
Security forces detained 19 "infiltrators" from Syria, 12 wanted men in Nassiriya and 10 more in Basrah, eight al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, a Special Groups fighter in Amarah, and a Hezbollah Brigades facilitator in Baghdad. Insurgents wounded four civilians in bombings in Baghdad and Mosul.
Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq leader and captured another in Tal Afar, and detained 14 al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in northern Iraq and three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. Iraq's Youth Minister escaped an assassination attempt in a bombing in Toz Kharmeto. "Gunmen" killed two cement factory workers in Mosul.
Insurgents killed five Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and an Awakening leader in Kirkuk, and wounded six policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces killed an insurgent and captured five more in Kirkuk, and detained 10 wanted men in Fallujah and an Iranian agent in Amarah.
Insurgents killed two Shia pilgrims in Karbala and two more in Baghdad, a police officer in Mosul, and a civilian in Fallujah. Iraqi security forces detained seven Hezbollah brigades fighters in Baghdad, eight wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Balad and Muqdadiyah and a commander in Mosul, and two Jaysh al-Islami Mujahadeen fighters in Bayji.
Twenty-five Iraqis were killed and more than 100 were wounded in yesterday's bombing in Hillah. Three Kurdish soldiers were killed in a bombing in Sinjar. Four Iraqis were killed in bombings in Baghdad.
Terrorist killed 20 Iraqis during attacks on Shia processions in Baghdad, Sadr City, Karbala, and Hillah. Iraqi security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, two members of an IED cell in Fallujah, a Syrian suicide bomber in Baghdad.
Iran has reportedly occupied two more oil wells at the Fakka oil field in Maysan. Insurgents killed seven Iraqis and four policemen in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Iraqi troops detained 30 suspected insurgents in Bayji, 15 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda cell members in Mosul, three Hezbollah Brigades members in Baghdad, and a suicide bomber and his wife in Baghdad.
An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed the municipal council chief of Tal Afar. Insurgents killed a civilian, a policeman, and a soldier in attacks in Babil, Mosul and Kirkuk. The head of the Fallujah Municipal Council was wounded in an attack. Iraqi security forces detained 27 al Qaeda fighters in Bayji, Mosul, Karbala, and northern Iraq; 22 wanted men in Basrah; four Hezbollah Brigade fighters in Baghdad; and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Diyala.
Iraqi troops reoccupied the Fakka oil field after a brief Iranian incursion. Iraq security forces detained 36 wanted men in Basrah and 10 more in Babil, a wanted al Qaeda operative in Mosul, a Special Groups leader in Al Kut, and a Mahdi Army cell leader in Diyala. Insurgents wounded four Iraqis in two bombings in Fallujah.
Iraqi security forces detained two Promised Day Brigade leaders and three fighters in Baghdad, an al Qaeda explosives cell member near Kirkuk, and a Jaish al Rashideen member near Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. A police brigadier in Diwaniyah resigned after his son was kidnapped.
Three Iranian soldiers who took control of an oil well in Maysan have abandoned the site. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, two al Qaeda IED cell members in Baghdad, and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Ninewa. The government has prohibited the families of members of the security forces to live in Syria.
Insurgents killed a Christian and a store owner, and wounded a child during separate attacks in Mosul. A cleric in Fallujah averted an assassination attempted after security forces found a 'sticky bomb' attached his car. Iraqi troops arrested the leader of an al Qaeda cell known as the Aisha Battalion and three other terrorists during separate raids in Baghdad.
Two Iraqis were killed and five more were wounded in a bus bombing in Baghdad. Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Basrah, 10 insurgents in Kirkuk, eight members a sleeper cell in Karbala, and two Hezbollah Brigades members in Baghdad.
Nine Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Mosul and Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained 13 wanted men in Basrah, three al Qaeda fighters in Baghdad, and a Naqshabandiya fighter and a Jaish-e-Mujahideen fighters in Kirkuk.