A series of roadside bombings and attacks rocked Baghdad on Monday.
Iraqi police say a suicide car bomber killed three people and wounded at least five at a checkpoint near the Iranian Embassy in the city's center. The U.S. military says a roadside bomb killed one soldier in southwest Baghdad on Monday.
Sources say an Iraqi official, Naji Mohammed al-Eithawi who worked with Sunni mosques was shot dead in the region. And police say at least four civilians were wounded in a car bomb blast south of the capital.
In other developments, the court trying ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has appointed a new presiding judge.
A spokesman Raid Jouhi for the tribunal says judge Raouf Abdel Rahman, a Kurd, will head the court when it resumes hearings Tuesday. His predecessor resigned following criticism of his handling of the trial.