Under an Iraqi election billboard, U.S. troops, Iraqi police and Iraqi military arrive on the scene of a suicide bombing outside an Iraqi army recruiting center in Baghdad, Iraq, July 10, 2005. A suicide bomber blew himself up, killing at least 14 and injuring more than 40. The billboard reads: "God Is Great. We swear by the blood in our veins and the ink on our finger that we will not be defeated."
Iraqi soldiers collect ammunition, explosive materials, and other weapons outside a house the U.S. and Iraqi military raided as an alleged bomb-making facility in Baghdad, Iraq, July 10, 2005.
A U.S. soldier carries away unexploded munitions after soldiers detonated a car rigged with explosives in Kirkuk, Iraq, July 10, 2005. U.S. and Iraqi troops carried out a controlled explosion on a parked car rigged with a bomb less than 100 meters away from the scene of an earlier car-bomb attack. The second car was intended to cause more casualties as security forces arrived at the scene, police said.
Iraqi Sahib Karim cries at the funeral of his brother, Dr. Jamhoor Karim Sabah, in Basra, Iraq, July 9, 2005. Jamhoor, chief of the Arabic Department at Basra University, was kidnapped on Thursday by unidentified gunmen and his body found Friday night under a bridge near Basra, according to police.
Iraqi men, wearing T-shirts and holding signs with pictures of Shiite cleric Mahmoud Al-Hassani, march in Basra, Iraq, July 10, 2005. More than 2,000 people protested against an arrest warrant and a $50,000 reward issued by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior against al-Hassani after accusing him of involvement in attacks against Iraqi police.
An Iraqi man grieves over the coffin of Shi'ite cleric Hashim Attiyah during his funeral in Najaf, Iraq, July 8, 2005. Attiyah, a representative of Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, died in an attack on his vehicle, according to police.
U.S. military arrive outside the Egyptian embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, during security checks, July 8, 2005. Al-Qaida's wing in Iraq claimed it had killed Egypt's top envoy, who was abducted by gunmen last weekend, and warned it would go after "as many ambassadors as we can" to punish countries that support Iraq's U.S.-backed leadership.
People run from a demonstration where police opened fire on hundreds of marchers, July 7, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq. The demonstrators, protesting the killing of a provincial council member, demanded the resignation of the deputy governor and police chief who are from Jubour clan, said the source.
An Iraqi boy looks inside a bullet-riddled and blood-stained taxi abandoned on a highway in Baghdad, Iraq, July 6, 2005. It belonged to his uncle who was shot and killed, allegedly by U.S. military, according to family members.
Iraqis look at bullet holes in the windows of a shop after unidentified gunmen opened fire on an Iraqi police patrol in the area, killing one and injuring four others, July 6, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi women, who were lining up to apply for visas at Iran's embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, walk past an Iraqi policeman as they leave the area after a bomb attack in the neighborhood, July 5, 2005.
Downtown Baghdad, Iraq, is shrouded by a sandstorm, July 5, 2005. Blinding sandstorms swept across the Iraqi capital Tuesday for a fourth straight day.
A private contractor gestures to his colleagues flying over in a helicopter as they secure the scene of a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, July 5, 2005.
An Iraqi boy in a neighborhood largely populated by herders on the eastern edge of Baghdad covers his face as he walks through a sandstorm shrouding Baghdad, Iraq, July 4, 2005.
An Iraqi guard stands outside the Embassy of The Kingdom of Bahrain in Baghdad, Iraq, July 5, 2005. Bahrain's top envoy in Iraq, Hassan Malallah al-Ansari, who was shot on his way to work in the Mansour district of western Baghdad, was treated for a shoulder wound and was released, witnesses said.
A helicopter manned by private contractors flies past a mosque as it circles the scene of a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, July 5, 2005.
U.S. troops secure the area after a car bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, killed two civilians and wounded four more, July 4, 2005. The car bomb was parked on a street in the capital's western area and was detonated by remote control, police said.