Fall of Baghdad Marked by Anti-U.S. Protests Tens of thousands of Shiites mark the second anniversary of the fall of Baghdad with demonstrations against the continued U.S. military presence in Iraq. They urged a timetable for an American withdrawal.
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Fall of Baghdad Marked by Anti-U.S. Protests

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Fall of Baghdad Marked by Anti-U.S. Protests

Fall of Baghdad Marked by Anti-U.S. Protests

Fall of Baghdad Marked by Anti-U.S. Protests

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Tens of thousands of Shiites mark the second anniversary of the fall of Baghdad with demonstrations against the continued U.S. military presence in Iraq. They urged a timetable for an American withdrawal.

Thousands of Iraqi Shiites loyal to cleric Moqtada al-Sadr hold a demonstration in Baghdad's Firdos Square. Reuters hide caption

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