Car bombs killed at least 11 people in Iraqon Sunday) police found the bullet-riddled bodies of 42 men in Baghdad.
The U.S. military in Iraq says a blast in the southern Shi'ite holy city of Karbala killed two. It says earlier reports that 15 people died were wrong.
In Baghdad, a car bomb near an army patrol in a Sunni neighborhood (Adhamiyah) killed eight people and wounded 15. Another blast (in the Waziriyah neighborhood) killed one person. And a U.S. Marine died from wounds sustained during an operation in al-Anbar province.
To the north, Kurdistan's parliament formally unified the autonomous region's two local governments.
In southern Iraq, Basra was reported calm and an overnight curfew was lifted after Saturday's clash between Shi'ites and British troops who were trying to recover a downed British military helicopter.