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Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah, 17 in Maysan, and two more in Al Kut; 16 insurgents in Mosul and four more in Fallujah; and 10 al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa. Insurgents wounded five policemen in Diyala and Baghdad, and two soldiers in Fallujah.




Fifteen Iraqis were killed and 21 were wounded during separate bombings that targeted buses north of Al Kut. Securiy forces detained 46 wanted men in Amara, 28 in Karbala, and 13 more in Basrah. A US soldier was killed during combat in Baghdad on Aug. 23.




The Iraqi government aired the confession of a man who claimed the Ba'ath party was behind last week's attacks in Baghdad that killed more than 90 people. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and an Awakening official in Diyala, targeted a tribal leader for assassination near Fallaujah, and bombed the home of a policeman in Fallujah.




The Iraqi government has decided to rebuild the concrete blast walls around sensitive sites in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a mayor and two children in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained six wanted men in Basrah, two Naqshabandiya group members in Diyala, three insurgents in Khanaqin, and a senior al Qaeda leader in northern Diyala.




Two Iraqis were killed and 20 more were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Security forces detained nine suspected insurgents near Ramadi, two in Wasit, and broke up an "armed network" in Mosul. An Iraqi paper claimed the Special Groups conducted the mortar attacks on the Green Zone on Aug. 19.




Four Iraqis were killed and 65 more were wounded in bombings in Bail; two Iraqis were killed and eight were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad. The toll of yesterday's attacks throughout Baghdad is 82 killed and 1203 wounded; 11 security officials were detained for questioning. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah.




A series of bombings and mortar attacks in Baghdad killed 91 Iraqis and wounded 552 more. Prime Minister Maliki said the security plan must be reconsidered in light of the attacks. A policeman and a soldier were killed in separate attacks in Ninewa province. A US soldier was killed in southern Iraq.




General Odierno wants to deploy US troops along Arab-Kurdish fault lines in the North. Two civilians were killed in a bombing in Baghdad and another was killed in a bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, two insurgents in Kirkuk, a terror cell leader and two cell members in Anbar, and two terrorists in Baghdad.




Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul and three Awakening fighters in Babil, and wounded six policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Basrah, two insurgents in Makhmour, and an al Qaeda leader in Baqubah.




A sniper killed a policeman in Jalawlaa. Insurgents wounded two policemen in Fallujah and a soldier in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, four terrorists in Baghdad and two more in Diyala, two insurgents in Babil, and a cell leader in Ramadi.




Security forces detained 37 terrorists in Maysan, 17 wanted men in Basrah, four members of a mortar team in Diwaniyah, an al Qaeda cleric in Baqubah, and a insurgent cleric in Tal Afar. The Baghddad Operational Command said the concrete blast walls will be removed as scheduled.




Security forces detained nine wanted men in Anbar province, two members of the Naqshabandiya group in Kirkuk, and a female al Qaeda member thought to be involved with suicide attacks in Khalis. Four Iraqis were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah. Prime minister Maliki may break with the Shia United Iraqi Alliance and form a multi-confessional national alliance.




Two suicide bombers killed 20 Iraqis and wounded 35 more in Sinjar. Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Basrah and two al Qaeda operatives in Makhmour, and defused IEDs in Ninewa and Fallujah. The police are preparing to take control of the city of Mosul.




A senior police officer was gunned down south of Mosul. One policeman was killed and six were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk. A suicide bomber wounded five Iraqis in Ramadi. Security forces detained an insurgent transporting a car bomb north of Hillah and detonated a truck bomb in Mosul.




Insurgents killed 10 Iraqis and wounded 18 more in three bombings in Baghdad, and wounded three policemen in an IED attack in Fallujah. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah and captured two Iranian "infiltrators" in Khanaqin in Diyala province.




Twenty-three Iraqis were killed in a dual truck bomb attack in a Kurdish village outside of Mosul. Nine Iraqis were killed during seven explosions throughout Baghdad. A British security guard killed two foreigners in Baghdad. Iraqi troops detained seven wanted men in Basrah. US troops detained three al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa.




Security forces detained seven foreign Arab terrorists in Mosul, three Naqshabandiya group members in Diyala, an intelligence chief for a terrorist group in Baghdad, and an insurgent in Hawijah. Insurgents wounded seven policemen in bombings in Mosul and Diyala.




Security forces detained five terrorists in Wasit and four insurgents in Ramadi. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and wounded another in Kirkuk. The United Nations Security Council extended the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until August 2010.




A suicide bomber killed 38 Iraqis and wounded 90 more during an attack outside a Shia mosque in Mosul. Insurgents killed six Shia pilgrims outside a mosque in Baghdad, three policemen in separate attacks in Mosul, and an Awakening fighter in Diyala. Security forces detained four al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and also two terrorists in Diyala.




Five Iraqis were killed in a bombing in Kirkuk. Five insurgents in Mosul were killed when their bombs exploded prematurely. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Jalawlaa, a terrorist commander in Basrah, a Special Groups fighter in Al Kut, and an IED cell member in Kirkuk. Muqtada al Sadr reportedly will return to Iraq during Ramadan.