An anti-government demonstration in Kut, about 100 miles southeast of Baghdad, March 5, 2006, protesting fuel shortages and a hike in gasoline prices.
The body of the leader of the al-Bu Alwan tribe, Hamid Rashid, is buried in Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad, March 5, 2006. Circumstances surrounding his death are unclear, but it may have resulted from a kidnapping.
A victim of a bomb blast is treated in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, March 4, 2006. A bomb exploded near a music shop in a busy commercial area, killing a young girl and injuring eight other people, police said.
A policeman keeps vigil on a pedestrian bridge during curfew hours in Baqouba, March 3, 2006, following a night of carnage that killed at least 19 people.
The windshield of a car in the convoy escorting Iraqi Accordance Front head Adnan al-Dulaimi, after the vehicle of the top Sunni political leader was attacked in Baghdad, March 2, 2006.
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein speaks at his trial in Baghdad, March 1, 2006.
U.S. soldiers put up barricades in Baghdad, March 1, 2006. Three bombs exploded within an hour in Baghdad, killing 17 people and injuring 48, police said.
A Shiite mosque, destroyed in a car bomb attack, in Baghdad, March 1, 2006.
A child injured in explosions in Baghdad, March 1, 2006, recovers in the hospital.
An Iraqi army soldier passes by the wreckage of a car used for a bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 28, 2006. Four explosions, including two car bombs and a suicide bomber, rocked the capital, killing at least 36 people and injuring scores more, police said.
Exploded parts of mortars and rockets, recovered from the site of a car bomb, are seen as Iraqi army soldiers inspect the bomb site, in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 28, 2006.
Iraqi soldiers inspect a damaged Sunni mosque which was bombed early morning on Feb. 28, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi army soldiers inspect the damaged Sunni Mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 28, 2006, after a crude bomb exploded at the entrance of the mosque. There were no casualties reported, police said.
An Iraqi soldier inspects a damaged Sunni mosque, which was bombed early morning on Feb. 28, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq.
An Iraqi soldier mans a checkpoint on Feb. 27, 2006, in central Baghdad, Iraq. Security measures have been raised in Baghdad as Iraqi authorities lifted the daytime curfew imposed for three days.
New recruits of the Iraqi Border Guards present a mock combat drill during their graduation parade, in Basra, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 27, 2006.
Iraqi soldiers put out a fire in a car at a checkpoint on Feb. 27, 2006, in central Baghdad, Iraq. Security measures have been raised in Baghdad as Iraqi authorities lifted the daytime curfew.
An unidentified Iraqi man cries after seeing the body of his relative, killed in a mortar attack, in a hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 27, 2006.
Two Iraqi people carry daily household items as a U.S. soldier patrols in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 27, 2006. With the relaxation of emergency measures, officials said Monday would present a major test of whether the worst of the crisis, which claimed nearly 200 lives, had passed.
An Iraqi man, who is temporarily detained, sits facing a wall as Iraqi Special Police Commandoes from the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, also widely known as the "Wolf Brigade", search his house, in the restive city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, Feb. 27, 2006.