Baghdad, Iraq - Republic of
IRAQI SHI'ITE MAN PREPARES FOOD IN BAGHDAD.
An Iraqi Shi'ite man prepares food as part of the celebration of Ashura religious festival in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, March 1, 2004. Iraq's Governing Council agreed on an interim constitution on Monday, marking a crucial step forward in Washington's plan to hand sovereignty back to Iraqis. REUTERS/Ammar Awad OP/WS