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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.




Iraq plans to execute 13 terrorists behind the deadly Baghdad bombings in August. Insurgents killed a policeman in Fallujah and three civilians in a series of blasts in Baghdad. Security forces detained an al Qaeda leader in Tal Afar and two members of a car bombing cell in Najaf.




Insurgents killed two Iraqis in three bombings in Fallujah and a soldier in a bombing in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, seven insurgents in Fallujah, a Promised Day Brigade member in Baghdad, and the leader of a Naqshabandi cell in Mukayshifah and three cell members in northern Iraq.




Insurgents killed three policemen and wounded three more policemen and a soldier in attacks in Kirkuk and Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and 10 more in Dhiloaiya, and four al Qaeda fighters in Wasit. Iraq will purchase $550 million worth of weapons from the Ukraine.




Three Iraqis were killed in a pair of bombings south of Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained 12 suspects in the assassination of a senior police official in Salahadin; 13 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad, Bayji, and Diyala; four suspects in today's bombings in Baghdad; and a Promised Day Brigade member in Baghdad.




Five Iraqis were killed in two bombings in northeastern and southern Baghdad. Security forces detained a senior Promised Day Brigade commander in Baghdad, a female suicide bomber recruiter in Baqubah, and 11 wanted men in Basrah and 11 more in Amarah. Iraqi border guards arrested 130 people for illegally entering Iraq from Syria.




More than 110 Iraqis were killed and 200 were wounded in a series of coordinated suicide and car bomb attacks in Baghdad. The targets included a court complex, a neighborhood near the Interior Ministry, a mosque, and a market. Insurgents killed two policemen and a civilian in bombings in Mosul and Fallujah. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda operatives in Diyala, and five insurgents in Balad.




Seven Iraqi students were killed and 41 were wounded after a stockpile of bombs exploded at a school in Sadr City in Baghdad. Insurgents killed two Awakening fighters in Kirkuk and a civilian in Baghdad. Iraq security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, seven al Qaeda fighters near Baghdad and Mosul, two Islamist State of Iraq fighters in Diyala, and two Promised Day Brigade members in Baghdad.




Iraq's political leaders have resolved the election dispute. Insurgents killed four policemen in Abu Ghraib and a soldier and an Awakening fighter in Kirkuk. Iraqi security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah, a Mahdi Army commander and three fighters in Baghdad, and three al Qaeda fighters near Bahiyah and two more near Kirkuk.




Iraqi security forces killed a foreign al Qaeda fighter and captured 20 operatives in Mosul and in northern Iraq, and in Wasit. Nine wanted men were detained in Basrah and two terrorists were captured in Karbala. A former policeman was killed in Mosul and five more were wounded in Diyala and Baghdad.




One member of an IED cell was killed and another was wounded in a premature detonation near Mosul. Security forces detained three Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad, a Special Groups operative in Amara, and a wanted man in Kirkuk. Insurgents wounded five Iraqis in a bombing in Baghdad.




A suicide bomber killed the chief of Salahadin's anti-riot force and seven other Iraqis in an attack in Tikrit. Insurgents killed two Iraqi soldiers in Ninewa and a civilian in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained four wanted men in Kirkuk and four more in Salahadin, and a weapons smuggler in Baghdad.




Iraqi security forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and detained two commanders and eight al Qaeda operatives in Ninewa, As Sadiya, and Duluiyah, and detained five wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a soldier and a civilian in Baghdad.




Civilian deaths in Iraq have dropped to a six-year low in November. Iraqi and US forces detained 11 al Qaeda fighters in Northern Iraq and two more in Diyala, and four insurgents in Dalouiya. Insurgents killed a civilian and wounded a soldier and 14 more civilians in Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Mosul.




Insurgents killed one policeman and a civilian in separate attacks in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained four al Qaeda IED cell members near Baghdad and Kirkuk, three insurgents near Fallujah, and a woman who recruits and trains female suicide bombers in Baqubah.




Insurgents assassinated a member of the municipal council in western Baghdad and wounded two soldiers in a bombing in Diyala. Security forces detained five wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq and four more in Diyala, and the leader of the Promised Day Brigade in Amarah.




The speaker of parliament said national elections will likely be held in March. Security forces detained six al Qaeda operatives in northern Iraq, Baghdad, and Baqubah, three Promised Day Brigade fighters in Baghdad, and three Hezbollah Brigade operatives in northern Baghdad.




Iraqi security forces detained the northern emir of the Islamic State of Iraq in Ninewa, the head of a Naqshabandi cell in Kirkuk, and a Jaysh Al-Islami cell leader in Anbar. Insurgents killed three civilians in a series of bombings in Baghdad and one soldier in Mosul.




Iraq will not be able to hold elections in January. Forty-six Iraqis, including five policemen, were wounded in a bombing at a cafe in Karbala, and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained 18 al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, 12 wanted men in Basrah, two terrorist leaders in Diyala, and two terrorists near Kirkuk.