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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.
Insurgents killed five policemen in Baghdad and one more in Mosul, and a woman in Ramadi. Security forces detained 24 wanted men in Basrah, 16 in Diyala, 13 more near Kirkuk, and three drug dealers in Tal Afar. Talks between the central government and the Kurds have progressed, reportedly allowing for two Kurdish regional divisions to be integrated into the Iraqi Army.
Iraqi troops detained the deputy leader of Ansar al Islam along with the group's chief financier and eight other operatives during a raid in Mosul. Police killed an insurgent in Mosul. Security forces detained 21 insurgents in Ramadi, six al Qaeda operatives in Jalawlaa, and an al Qaeda commander in Khanaqin.
Five Iraqis were killed in a carbombing in Fallujah and one soldier was killed in an IED attack in Mosul. Three terrorists were detained in Babil. More than 3,000 Awakening members have been hired by Iraq's ministries. The Iraqi National Police has been renamed the Federal Police.
Five Iraqis were killed and 20 more were wounded in a carbombing in Haditha. One Iraqi was killed in an IED attack outside a mosque in Baghdad. Security forces detained 23 wanted men in Kirkuk, 19 in Babil, and six more in Khanaqin.
Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul and wounded two civilians in a bombing outside a mosque in Baghdad. Security forces detained eight wanted terrorists in Diyala. More than 21,000 security personnel have been deployed to protect a religious pilgrimage in Karbala.
Twenty-nine Iraqis were killed and 61 more were wounded in bombings outside mosques in Baghdad. Two more Iraqis were killed in a bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 18 wanted men in Basrah and four al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in Wasit.
Four Iraqis were killed in a suicide car bombing in Al Qaim and four more were killed in a bombing at a political headquarters in Baqubah. Two Iraqi policemen were killed during clashes with the People's Mujahideen at Camp Ashraf. Security forces detained a Moroccan terrorist as he planted an IED north of Mosul.
The People's Mujahideen claimed the police have killed seven members during clashes at Camp Ashraf; the Diyala police department denied the report. One policeman and one civilian were killed in bombings in Mosul and Anbar. The US believes al Qaeda in Iraq is regrouping in eastern Diyala province near the border with Iran, and said its forces will conduct airstrikes in conjunction with Iraqi forces.
The Iraqi Army stormed the People's Mujahedeen camp after a riot broke out; more than 150 people and 50 security forces were wounded during the clash. Eight Iraqis were killed in a bombing in Baghdad and one was killed in an IED attack in Jalawlaa. Eight policemen were killed during a bank robbery in Baghdad. Security forces detained 19 insurgents in Fallujah and eight al Qaeda fighters in in Diyala.
Insurgents killed an emergency police chief in Ramadi and a tribal leader in Mosul, and wounded six policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained seven suspects in a shooting in Irbil that killed one person, and three members of Ansar al Sunnah and two Naqshabandiya group members in Kirkuk.
Insurgents killed four employees at a money exchange in Baghdad and three policemen in Abu Ghraib, and wounded two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained eight Special Groups fighters in Wasit and three terrorists in Kirkuk. US and Iraqi forces defused explosives along a power line after an electrical transmission tower south of Baghdad was destroyed; the explosion cut off power in southern Baghdad.
One Iraqi was killed and 30 more were wounded in two bombings in Ramadi. One policeman was killed in a shooting in Babil, four were wounded in an IED blast in Kirkuk, and two were wounded in a IED attack in Ramadi. Iraqi police detained three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut and US troops captured two Special Groups operatives in Babil.
Prime Minister Maliki said the US may extend its presence in Iraq; President Obama said the troops would leave by the end of 2011. Security forces detained 30 suspected insurgents in Ramadi and two Special Groups fighters in Maysan. Insurgents killed one Iraqi soldier in Mosul and one civilian in Biaaj.
Iraqi forces detained nine wanted men in Jalawlaa. A vehicle ban has been imposed in Baqubah after a bombing wounded three people. The Anbar provincial government posted a wanted list for more than 1,500 people accused of supporting terror attacks. The Iraqi Integrity Commission issued 1,455 arrest warrants for corruption cases this year.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five Iranian pilgrims and wounded 37 more during an ambush north of Baqubah. Security forces detained nine suspected Special Groups operatives in Nasariyah, five wanted men near Hillah and five more in Kirkuk, five members of a forgery ring in Maysan, an al Qaeda operative from Saudi Arabia and a member of an IED cell who was transporting a car bomb south of Mosul.