At least three people were killed, and 40 were wounded in the latest violence:
In Basra, clashes between security forces and protesters left one protester dead and 40 wounded. A bullet killed the dead man. The demonstrators were again demanding jobs and better services.
A few hours later in Baghdad, a protester was killed; Abu Muhammad was a former brigadier general.
Militants killed a militiaman at his home in Kirkuk.