Baghdad caught a break from the violence today, but attacks and clashes left at least 10 dead elsewhere. Another seven were wounded.
A suicide bomber in Ramadi attacked a tribal checkpoint where he killed five men and wounded four more.
Clashes continued in Falluja.
Gunmen killed a Sahwa leader and wounded his son in Tikrit.
A dumped body bearing gunshot wounds was found in Imam Weis.
Mortars fell at a checkpoint in al-Bihirat, where they injured on officer.
A clash in Mushahda left two gunmen dead.
A bomb exploded in an elementary school bathroom in Jurf al-Sakhar, but nobody was harmed.