Baghdad

Troops of the Interior Ministry take part in a parade during a ceremony marking the Iraqi Police's 92nd anniversary at a police academy in Baghdad...Troops of the Interior Ministry take part in a parade during a ceremony marking the Iraqi Police's 92nd anniversary at a police academy in Baghdad January 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

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Troops of the Interior Ministry take part in a parade to mark the 92nd anniversary of the Iraqi police force at a police academy in Baghdad Read more

Iraqis walk past a bicycle shop in the c...Iraqis walk past a bicycle shop in the central Sadria area of Baghdad, on July 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ALI AL-SAADIALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images

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Iraqis walk past a bicycle shop in the central Sadria area of Baghdad on Tuesday. Read more

Iraqi anti-terrorism special forces stand at attention before a simulated hijacking of a plane, during a training exercise in Baghdad airport, Iraq, on Wednesday.

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Iraqi anti-terrorism special forces stand to attention before a simulated hijacking of an aeroplane during a training exercise at Baghdad airport, IraqRead more

A Shiite woman prays at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine at Kazimiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Tens of thousands of Shiite pilgrims are converging on a golden-domed Shiite shrine in northern Baghdad to commemorate the death of a revered Shiite Muslim saint. Security is tight after a wave of deadly attacks.

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A Shiite woman prays at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine at Kazimiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday. Tens of thousands of Shiite pilgrims are converging on a golden-domed Shiite shrine in northern Baghdad to commemorate the death of a revered Shiite Muslim saint. Security is tight after a wave of deadly attacks.

People collect garbage to be sorted and sold to nearby recycling centres in a district near Najaf, 160 km (99 miles) south of Baghdad.

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People collect garbage to be sorted and sold to nearby recycling centres in a district near Najaf, 160km (99 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq.