Security forces detained 22 suspected insurgents in Baghdad, 11 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and eight members of Ansar al Sunnah in Kirkuk. An Iraqi court sentenced 28 members of the Yamani cult to death and 19 others to life terms. One policeman was killed and nine civilians were wounded in separate attacks in Baghdad. Two soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Mosul.

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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