• BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army humvee moves into Baghdad's Fadhil neighborhood after two days of sporadic gunfire between Iraqi Security Forces and Awakening Council militias March 29 following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani by the ISF. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace following a series of firefights between ISF and the militia fighters.

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army humvee moves into...

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army humvee moves into Baghdad's Fadhil neighborhood after two days of sporadic gunfire between Iraqi Security Forces and Awakening Council militias March 29 following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil...

  • BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council (left) turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad, March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group and the ISF. Violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of the Fadhil Awakening Council's leader Adil al-Mashhadani.  Supported by U.S. forces, the ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the area.

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council...

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council (left) turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad, March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group...

  • BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group and the ISF. Violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of the Fadhil Awakening Council's leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region.

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council...

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group and the...

  • BAGHDAD - Assault rifles line the wall of an Iraqi Security Force's station during an operation to disarm Awakening Council members in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the group in an effort to restore law and order in the neighborhood following two days of sporadic gunfire. The violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.

    BAGHDAD - Assault rifles line the wall of an...

    BAGHDAD - Assault rifles line the wall of an Iraqi Security Force's station during an operation to disarm Awakening Council members in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the group in an effort to restore...

  • BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group and the ISF. Violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of the Fadhil Awakening Council's leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council...

    BAGHDAD - A member of the Awakening Council turns in his weapon to an Iraqi Army soldier in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. Iraqi Security Forces disarmed the council following two days of sporadic gunfire between the group and the...

  • BAGHDAD - An Iraqi armored personnel carrier secures a street corner in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. The violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi armored personnel carrier...

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi armored personnel carrier secures a street corner in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29. The violence erupted following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the...

  • BAGHDAD - Iraqi Maj. Gen. Abdulkreem Abdulrahman Al-Izi, commander of the Rusafa Area Command and the 1st National Police Division, addresses several members of the Iraqi Security Forces during a military operation to quell violence following two days of sporadic gunfire between ISF and local Awakening Council members in the Fadhil neighborhood in eastern Baghdad. The fighting began Saturday evening following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi Maj. Gen. Abdulkreem...

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi Maj. Gen. Abdulkreem Abdulrahman Al-Izi, commander of the Rusafa Area Command and the 1st National Police Division, addresses several members of the Iraqi Security Forces during a military operation to quell violence following two days...

  • BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army soldier patrols the streets in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29 in order to restore law and order following two days of sporadic gunfire between the Iraqi Security Forces and members of the local Awakening Council. The fighting began Saturday following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army soldier patrols the...

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Army soldier patrols the streets in the Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad March 29 in order to restore law and order following two days of sporadic gunfire between the Iraqi Security Forces and members of the local Awakening...

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