MAY 26 2009 17:22h
Iraqi police captured the brother of Omar al- Baghdadi, the alleged head of the Islamic State of Iraq, an al Qaeda linked group, in Jalawla.
MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen when it struck their patrol in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
ISKANDARIYA - A bomb attached to a parked car wounded two bankers as they were leaving a government bank in Iskandariya town, 40 km (25 miles), south of Baghdad, police said.
BAGHDAD - A bomb killed three people and wounded another two when it struck a convoy carrying U.S. officials and civilian contractors visiting a construction site in Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, on Monday, the U.S. military said.
JALAWLA - Iraqi police captured the brother of Omar al- Baghdadi, the alleged head of the Islamic State of Iraq, an al Qaeda linked group, in Jalawla, 115 km (70 miles), northeast of Baghdad, said Diyala province police chief Major-General Abdul-Hussein al-Shammari.
A man police say is Baghdadi is currently also in detention, although his identity is unverified.
KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded two Iraqi army officers and a soldier when it struck their convoy in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles), north of Baghdad, police said.
KIRKUK - Gunmen shot dead a taxi-driver in front of his house in southeastern Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, police said.
KIRKUK - Gunmen killed three members of a family during a raid on their house in a village southwest of Kirkuk, north of Baghdad on Monday, police said.