At least three Iraqis were killed and 10 others were wounded in light violence.
The Mahdi Army will hold a demonstration next week as a reminder to U.S. forces that their truce will end at the beginning of 2012 should U.S. forces not adhere to a promised withdrawal date. Meanwhile, the last remaining British forces are scheduled to leave Iraq this weekend.
In Baghdad, a bomb killed a civilian and wounded another. Bombs attached to a pair of tankers in Amil killed one driver and wounded the other. In Doura, four people were wounded in a bombing last night.
An army officer was killed and three soldiers were wounded during a blast in Garma.
In Mosul, a bomb targeting a police official wounded a policeman instead.
Four suspected al-Qaeda members were arrested in Samarra.
Six suspects were arrested in Hawija.
Protesters in Iraqi Kurdistan are still angry that demonstrations led to no change in the government. Meanwhile, the ruling party has shut down a magazine that published a story claiming it and an associate party were plotting to murder the leaders of rival parties. Those rival leaders, though, are considering holding talks with the ruling parties.