A list of recent bombings in Iraq:

— Oct. 14: A homicide car bomber exploded his vehicle outside the Turkish Embassy, killing the driver and a bystander, and wounding at least 13.

— Oct. 12: A homicide car bombing near the Baghdad Hotel leaves eight people dead and at least 32 wounded.

— Oct. 9: A homicide bomber drove his Oldsmobile into a police station in Baghdad's Sadr City district, killing himself and nine other people.

— Sept. 25: A planted bomb damaged a hotel housing the offices of NBC News, killing a Somali guard and slightly injuring an NBC sound technician.

— Sept. 22: A homicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint outside U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, killing himself and an Iraqi policeman who stopped him and wounding 19 people.

— Sept. 9: A homicide bomber targeted a U.S. intelligence compound in northern Iraq, killing three people and seriously wounding four American intelligence officers.

— Aug. 29: A car bomb explodes outside a mosque in the Shiite Muslim holy city of Najaf, killing more than 85 people including Shiite leader Ayatollah Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim.

— Aug. 19: A truck bomber struck at the headquarters of the United Nations at the Canal Hotel, killing 23 people, including the top U.N. envoy to Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

— Aug. 7: A car bomb shattered a street outside the walled Jordanian Embassy, killing at 19 people including two children.