Baghdad, Iraq - Republic of
IRAQIS BURN FLAGS AND COFFIN DURING DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE UN HQ IN BAGHDAD.
Iraqis set ablaze a coffin drapped with Israeli, US and British flags during a demonstration outside the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad in the early hours of January 17. The demonstration marks ninth anniversary of the Gulf War. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a televised address to the nation, praised the "mother of all battles" and insisted that Iraqis emerged victorious in the six-week war with U.S.-led multinational forces that began on Juanaury 17 1991.