Iraqi woman at a checkpoint in Ramadi. ©Patrick Baz / AFP



 
Iraqi woman at a checkpoint in Ramadi. ©Patrick Baz / AFP
A US Army female soldier with the 2-17 Field Artillery Regiment, frisks a Kurdish Iraqi woman at a checkpoint in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, 25 October 2004. At least three people were killed in clashes between rebels and US troops in the restive city of Ramadi, medics said, while the US military said roadside bombs exploded in the path of two convoys. AFP PHOTO/PATRICK BAZ