At least 113 were killed and 67 more were wounded. Several bombings occurred in and around the capital.
If Iraq is to defeat the Islamic State militants and remain a union, the government must reintegrate the Sunni population. However, progress in that arena is very slow, particularly when it comes to the justice system.
Nine people were killed and 25 more were wounded when a motorcycle bomb exploded outside a row of cell phone shops in Sadr City.
A blast at an Iskandariya vegetable market left four dead and 14 wounded.
A bomb killed five and wounded 14 at a market in Sabaa al-Bour.
Shelling in Falluja left three dead and six wounded.
Six militants were killed in Hit, including a commander.
Fourteen militants disappeared under mysterious circumstances in al-Tayha.
Dozens of casualties were reported after clashes in Salah ad Din province.