Vice President Mahdi was targeted for assassination; 10 were killed and 42 wounded in the attempt. President Talibani is in Jordan undergoing medical treatment. A large cache of Iranian EFPs was found near Baquba. Fifteen al Qaeda, incuding an emir, were catpured in raids in Baghdad, Ramadi, Mahmudiyah and Samarra. The Iraqi Army arrested 6 insurgents near Baqubah. The Cabinet has approved the oil law, and has sent it to parliament for a vote.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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