A series of roadside bombings and attacks rocked Baghdad 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 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 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.
Information for this report is provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.