Local actors dressed as ancient warriors re-enact a scene from the 7th century battle of Kerbala during commemoration in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq. Photo Ahmed Saad/Reuters
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Garbage pickers ride a donkey cart while looking for recyclable materials at a rubbish dump in the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq
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Supporters of Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr shout slogans during a protest against corruption at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, on Friday
Iraqis react as they visit the aftermath of a massive bombing in Baghdad’s Karrada neighbourhood. Iraqis mourned the more than 200 people killed by a jihadist-claimed suicide car bombing that was among the deadliest ever attacks in the country. The blast, which the Islamic State group said it carried out, hit the Karrada district on Sunday.
Members of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces parade march on a representation of an Israeli flag during a commemoration of Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Baghdad, Iraq
Displaced children, who fled from Islamic State violence, and the needy receive free food distributed during the fasting month of Ramadan at a restaurant in Baghdad
An Iraqi girl who fled from of Islamic State violence, is seen during World Refugee Day celebrations at Al-salam refugee camp in Baghdad, Iraq, June 20, 2016.
A survivor looks for his family members at the scene of a deadly suicide car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq
Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi forces, consisting of special forces, soldiers, police, militia forces and pro-government tribesmen, launched a major assault to retake Fallujah, the scene of deadly battles during the US occupation and one of the toughest targets yet in Baghdad’s war on the Islamic State group.
Supporters of Iraqi Shea cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wave national flags during a demonstration calling for governmental reform and elimination of corruption outside the main gates of Baghdad’s Green Zone
Iraqi supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wave the national flag as they listen to his speech during a demonstration in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square
People collect their belongings from a heavily damaged building in the aftermath of a car bomb explosion in commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday
A displaced Iraqi girl looks out from behind a tent at a camp in Baghdad following heavy rainfall on Thursday
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Civilians inspect the aftermath of a car bomb explosion in Husseiniya, about 13 miles (20 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq today. Iraqi officials say a series of car bombings across Iraq Monday killed and wounded dozens of people.
An Iraqi army cadet performs “the leap of faith” from a bridge during training in Baghdad today.
Iraqi men mourn outside a mosque in the holy city of Najaf on Thursday during the funeral of Shia victims of this morning’s truck bombing in Baghdad’s northern suburb of Sadr City
Iraqis swim at an irrigation canal on the outskirts of Baghdad as temperatures reach close to 50 degrees Celsius (122F) as authorities declared a holiday
A man carries an injured child found in the rubble after an Iraqi Sukhoi jet accidentally dropped a bomb in Ni’iriya district in Baghdad on Monday
Iraqi security forces stand guard as residents from the city of Ramadi, who fled their homes as Islamic State (IS) group militants tightened their siege on the last government positions in the capital of Anbar province, wait to cross Bzeibez bridge, on the southwestern frontier of Baghdad, on Wednesday
Iraqi Shia Muslim worshippers carry a mock coffin outside the Imam al-Kadhim shrine as they gather to mark the anniversary of the death of the eighth century revered Imam on Thursday in the Kadhimiya district of northern Baghdad