U.S. and Iraqi troops have detained five security guards during a raid on the Iraqi Health Ministry.
U.S. military officials gave few details about the operation.
Iraqi health ministry officials have demanded an apology. The health ministry is headed by a Shi'ite, Ali al-Shemari, who is an ally of radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
In a separate raid, Iraqi security forces detained 16 people they say planned to kill relatives of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
And the U.S. military says it captured an insurgent leader officials say was behind the July 17th attack on a market in Mahmoudiya that killed at least 50 people.
In other developments, insurgents killed the commander of a security force that guard's Iraq's oil infrastructure near Tikrit. And the governor of Mosul escaped an assassination attempt.
The U.S. military said Saturday it has detained 60 suspected terrorists in a predominantly Sunni Arab neighborhood of Baghdad (Arab Jabour).
The military said the suspects are believed to be linked to an al-Qaida cell responsible for numerous car bombings in Baghdad.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.