The U.S. military says three al-Qaida terrorists linked to bombings in Baghdad have been arrested.
It says the three are believed to be associated with al-Qaida's chief bombing coordinator for the Iraqi capital. The U.S. military says the three surrendered in recent days without a fight after being surrounded by multinational forces.
Meanwhile, Iraqis observed three minutes of silence Wednesday to honor victims of two recent massive suicide bombings. But the attacks continued, with a suicide bomber killing 10 people in Baghdad.
On the political front, several Sunni members of the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution suspended work following the killing of two colleagues Tuesday.
A U.S. State Department spokesman Adam Ereli condemned the killings as the work of terrorists trying to prevent democracy from taking root in Iraq.
Information for this report is provided by AP.