Protesters carry posters of Shi'ite cleric al-Sadr and Ayatollah al-Sistani during a demonstration against U.S. forces in Kut

 
Protesters carry posters of Shi
Protesters carrye posters of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani (L) during a demonstration against U.S. forces in Kut, 170 km (105 miles) southeast of Baghdad, December 12, 2006. More than 3000 people took to the streets to condemn the assaults of U.S. forces in Kut. REUTERS/Jaafer Abed (IRAQ)