Qussai Amer reacts outside the hospital where the bodie sof his two slain brothers were taken. Hamid and Walid Amer were shot dead in their store in Buhriz market, south of Baqouba, Iraq, by unidentified gunmen, Dec. 9, 2005, according to police.
An Iraqi man opens his door to U.S. Marines from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines Regiment during a house-by-house raid in the village of Abu Qusayb, west of Baghdad, Dec. 8, 2005.
Two Iraqi boys look at U.S. Marines from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines Regiment entering their home during a house-by-house raid, in the village of Abu Qusayb, west of Baghdad, Dec. 8, 2005.
An Iraqi soldier and policemen secure the site where a suicide bomber blew himself up on a bus in Baghdad, Dec. 8, 2005, killing 30 people, underscoring the endemic insecurity plaguing Iraq just a week before a crucial general election.
Iraqis transfer a wounded civilian into a local hospital in Baghdad, Dec. 8, 2005.
An Iraqi policeman shows a copy of a burnt Quran at the site where a suicide bomber blew himself up on a bus in Baghdad Dec. 8, 2005, killing 30 people, underscoring the endemic insecurity plaguing Iraq just a week before a crucial general election.
U.S. Marines walk through a house after blowing the door off during a patrol in Karabilah, Iraq, seven miles from Syria, Dec. 7, 2005.
A man reads a local Iraqi newspaper covering Saddam's trial by a street vendor's display in Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 7, 2005.
With the chair of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein remaining empty, Taha Yassin Ramadan, front left, Abdullah Kazim Ruwayyid, front right, and Mohammed Azawi Ali, at rear, appear at Saddam Hussein's trial held under tight security in Baghdads heavily fortified Green Zone, Dec. 7, 2005.
Iraqi supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr flagellate themselves as they mark the death anniversary of Grand Ayatollah Mohammed al-Sadr Dec. 7, 2005 in Baghdad.
An Iraqi man holds a blood-soaked blanket that was covering the body of a relative in the city of Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, on Dec. 6 2005.
A father sits next to his injured son, who is a policeman, at Al Kindi hospital in Baghdad on Dec. 6, 2005. Two men strapped with explosives blew themselves up at Baghdad's police academy.
An Iraqi soldier patrols in Karabilah, Iraq, seven miles from Syria, Dec. 6, 2005.
Two reserve U.S. Army Military Policemen secure the area outside Al Kindi hospital in Baghdad on Dec. 6, 2005.
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein listens to testimony being given in a sealed witness box, unseen, during proceedings in Saddam's trial in Baghdad on Dec. 6, 2005.
A U.S. Bradley fighting vehicle lies in flames in Ramadi, Iraq, Dec. 5, 2005. An Iraqi police official confirmed it was destroyed when it was hit by a roadside bomb. There were no injuries.
Iraqi supporters of the United Iraqi Alliance sit under a picture of a former spiritual leader Ayatollah Mohammed Sadiq al-Sadr in Baghdad on Dec. 5, 2005. Al-Sadr was a powerful Shiite cleric who was killed by suspected Saddam agents in a 1999 during an anti-Saddam protest.
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, back center, berate the court during their trial in Baghdad on Dec. 5, 2005.
Iraqi soldiers watch Saddam Hussein's trial from their barracks in Karabilah, Iraq, seven miles from Syria, Dec. 5, 2005. Saddam's defense team walked out of the courtroom shortly after the former leader's trial resumed because the judge refused to allow former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark to challenge the tribunal in an address to the court.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Francisco Davila of Miami, Fla., holds his platoon's dog, Baracus, inside his fleece jacket to keep him warm in Karabilah, Iraq, seven miles from Syria, Dec. 5, 2005.