U.S. Army soldiers patrol with M1 Abrams tanks at Baghdad's western end of Abu Ghraib, after U.S. troops clashed with Iraqis for the second time in three days, Sunday, Nov 2, 2003. Local Iraqis said U.S. troops arrived earlier Sunday and ordered people to disperse from the marketplace and remove what the Iraqis said were religious stickers from walls.
U.S. soldiers carry a stretcher at the scene after a U.S. Chinook helicopter, center, believed carrying dozens of soldiers to leaves abroad, was struck by a missile and crashed west of Baghdad, near Fallujah, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, killing 13 soldiers and wounding more than 20 others, the U.S. command and witnesses reported.
A U.S. Army solider from the 4th Infantry Division guards the gate of a local police station as Iraqis stand in line to obtain ID cards in Uja, a village outside Tikrit, 120 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003.
A child stands at the gate of a closed school as an armed guard stands by in Baghdad Saturday Nov. 1, 2003. Most schools were closed Saturday after rumors spread through Baghdad that bombings or other resistance action would strike the capital Saturday.
U.S. Army troops pass a blazing Iraqi police car, after it was set alight at the governor's residence in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Friday, Oct 31, 2003. Police said that following the explosion, residents shouted at the authorities that their neighborhood had become a target because the U.S.-appointed mayor and other officials worked there.
Iraqi men confront American troops, arriving with tanks, in Baghdad's suburb of Abu Ghraib, Friday, Oct 31, 2003. The clashes apparently broke out when coalition forces tried to open up a road that had been partly blocked by market stalls.
Firefighters arrive at the scene of a fire at a building after an explosion shook Baghdad's old quarter late Thursday, Oct 30, 2003, killing at least two people and triggering a large fire. An Iraqi police officer said that an explosive device, possibly a box packed with TNT, detonated next to a printing shop. The dead included a tea seller who owned a stall near the site, police and witnesses said. At least four other people were wounded.
Pictures of Iraqi policemen killed in a car bombing are displayed on a blast wall outside the Hotel Baghdad in Baghdad, Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003. The four policemen died when a suicide bomber blew up a car near the Hotel Oct 12, 2003.
U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division soldiers gather outside a first aid station in Tikrit, 193 km (120 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003. One U.S. soldier was wounded when insurgents opened fire late Tuesday on the southern gate of the main U.S. military base in Saddam Hussein's hometown.
Iraqi policemen and U.S. Army soldiers patrol the streets of Baghdad, Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003, after a half dozen mortar rounds exploded in overnight shelling in Baghdad, across the Tigris River. It was close to the U.S.-led coalition headquarters, but caused no damage or casualties, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
U.S. soldiers patrol outside the al-Shaab police station, where a car bomb exploded the previous day, in Baghdad Tuesday Oct. 28, 2008. Four suicide attacks Monday killed about three dozen people in the bloodiest day in the Iraqi capital since the end of major combat six months ago.
Iraqis search through the rubble of a building damaged by a car bomb the previous day, opposite the al-Shaab police station, in Baghdad Tuesday Oct. 28, 2008. Four suicide attacks Monday killed about three dozen people in the bloodiest day in the Iraqi capital since the end of major combat six months ago.
An Iraqi boy carries pastry as he passes by the destroyed headquarters of the International Red Cross in Baghdad, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003. The International Red Cross says it has yet to make a decision on whether to pull staff out of Iraq following Monday's suicide car bombings outside the organization's office in central Baghdad.
Iraqi children pass by the destroyed headquarters of the International Red Cross in Baghdad, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003.
An Iraqi woman reacts while passing by the destroyed building of the International Red Cross in Baghdad, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003. The International Red Cross says it has yet to make a decision on whether to pull staff out of Iraq following Monday's suicide car bombings outside the organization's office in central Baghdad.
Iraqi's recover a body after a vehicle exploded in front of the al-Khadra police station in northeastern Baghdad, Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, killing four people, according to Iraqi police. About 50 people were injured and 10 cars were damaged in the attack.
Smoke covers the compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) after a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Oct. 27, 2003. Suicide bombers struck the Red Cross headquarters and three police stations across Baghdad on Monday, killing about 40 people and injuring more than 200 in a coordinated terror spree that stunned the Iraqi capital on the first day of the Islamic holy month of fasting, Ramadan.
A security officer directs a photographer, right, away from the scene of an explosion near the Red Cross building in Baghdad in this image made from television, Monday, Oct. 27, 2003.
A U.S. Army soldier pushes people away after a vehicle exploded in front of the al-Khadra police station in northeastern Baghdad, Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, killing four people, according to Iraqi police. About 50 people were injured and 10 cars were damaged in the attack.
U.S. Army soldiers walk through the debris of the Bayaa police station in Baghdad, in the western part of the city, Monday, Oct 27, 2003. A car bomb exploded outside this police station, leaving at least three Iraqis dead and several injured. Car bombers struck the International Red Cross headquarters and four police stations across Baghdad on Monday, killing almost 40 people, police and U.S. military reported.