A US Marine secures an area during clashes with unknown gunmen after a suicide bomber targeted an Iraqi police patrol with his car, July 30, 2006 in the northern city of Mosul, killing one policeman and wounding three others.
An Iraqi police officer inspects the site of car bomb, July 30, 2006, in Mosul, northern Iraq. The suicide car bomb exploded on a passing police patrol wounding three police and three civilians, Police Lt. Ahmed Khalid said.
A blindfolded suspect sits during a raid conducted by Iraqi soldiers, Sunday, July 30, 2006, in Muqdadiyah, Iraq. The 5th brigade, 3rd division of the Iraqi army conducted raids on the villages of Hamais and Sinsil in Muqdadiyah, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, arresting 12 suspects and seizing weapons.
The sun rises over Quarmat Ali Canal on July 29, 2006 in Basra, Iraq. Two Rigid Raiders were lifted this morning to be transported by helicopter to the Maysan Province. An increase of mortar attacks by insurgents on coalition units have put patrols and bases on high alert.
An Iraqi man displays guns for sale to a prospective buyer, July 30, 2006, in Najaf, southern Iraq. U.S. President George W. Bush decided this week to send more troops to Baghdad after a surge in reprisal killings which threaten the unity government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, which took power May 20.
Police inspect the damage to a public bus from a car bomb explosion, July 29, 2006, in Kirkuk, northern Iraq. A parked car bomb exploded in the al-Wasiti district of Kirkuk, killing four people and injuring another 13, police said.
An Iraqi man wounded in a bomb attack while waiting for work is rushed into a local hospital, July 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. Six day labor construction workers were wounded when a bomb hidden in a bag detonated early Saturday in Baghdad's al-Tayaran Square, police said.
An Iraqi man sits armed with his gun as his children play together outside their home, July 28, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S. military is signaling that it will maintain or possibly increase the current level of about 130,000 troops in Iraq as commanders develop a plan to move as many as 5,000 soldiers with heavy armor into embattled Baghdad.
Iraqi Shiites gather in protest to denounce Israeli attacks on Lebanon following prayers, July 28, 2006, in the holy Shiite city of Najaf, southern Iraq.
Women cross through a walkway littered with debris and wreckage after a rocket attack on a building, July 27, 2006, in a Shiite controlled area of Baghdad, Iraq. A mortar barrage followed minutes later by a car bomb blasted Baghdad's upscale Karradah district, killing 31 people and wounding 153, police said.
Hassen Abdula holds his daughter Yakim, 2, as he mourns the death of his two sons killed in a rocket attack on their apartment building, July 27, 2006, in a Shiite controlled area of Baghdad, Iraq.
Former Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan raises his arm during the trial of Saddam Hussein and seven other defendants in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, July 27, 2006.
A woman holds her grandchild as she looks through the rubble for her daughter after a rocket attack on her apartment building, July 27, 2006, in a Shiite controlled area of Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi police inspect the scene of a rocket attack on an apartment building, July 27, 2006, in a Shiite controlled area of Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi soldiers guard a checkpoint, July 26, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. Seeking to shore up the U.S. military commitment in Iraq, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki must try to charm an increasingly skeptical U.S. Congress that is wary of his criticism of Israel and concerned about rising violence in Baghdad.
Relatives mourn over the coffin of a man killed in the neighboring town of Muqdadiyah by unknown assailants, July 25, 2006, in Baqouba, Iraq. Police in Diyala province said five bodies were found early in the morning on the streets in Muqdadiyah, about 60 miles north of Baghdad.
Iraqis unload a coffin for funeral services for a family member killed in yesterday's Baghdad bomb blast, July 24, 2006, in the holy Shiite city of Najaf, Iraq.
A man looks after two young Iraqi boys wounded from a suicide car bomb blast, July 24, 2006, in Samarra, 60 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqis mourn during funeral services for family members killed in yesterday's Baghdad bomb blast, July 24, 2006, in the holy Shiite city of Najaf, Iraq.
Iraqis mourn during funeral services for family members killed in Sunday's market bomb blast, July 24, 2006, in the predominantly Shiite area of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq.