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Portfolio of work: Sabah al-Bazee

<p>Policemen and officials inspect the central prison for Salahuddin province a day after a riot within the prison in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, March 14, 2011. 

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Policemen and officials inspect the central prison for Salahuddin province a day after a riot within the prison in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Policemen and officials inspect the central prison for Salahuddin province a day after a riot within the prison in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A policeman stands guard near blindfolded suspects at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. 

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A policeman stands guard near blindfolded suspects at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A policeman stands guard near blindfolded suspects at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Policemen hold Iraqi national flags as they march during their graduation ceremony in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 15, 2008. 

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Policemen hold Iraqi national flags as they march during their graduation ceremony in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 15, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Policemen hold Iraqi national flags as they march during their graduation ceremony in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 15, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi boys play billiards with U.S. soldiers in a U.S. military camp in Balad, north of Baghdad, May 15, 2010. 


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Iraqi boys play billiards with U.S. soldiers in a U.S. military camp in Balad, north of Baghdad, May 15, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi boys play billiards with U.S. soldiers in a U.S. military camp in Balad, north of Baghdad, May 15, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Pilgrims gather at the Golden Mosque Shi'ite shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee</p>

Pilgrims gather at the Golden Mosque Shi'ite shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Pilgrims gather at the Golden Mosque Shi'ite shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi security personnel stand next to a burning oil pipeline fire in Baiji, north of Baghdad, January 30, 2008. 
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Iraqi security personnel stand next to a burning oil pipeline fire in Baiji, north of Baghdad, January 30, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi security personnel stand next to a burning oil pipeline fire in Baiji, north of Baghdad, January 30, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A resident pours water on a charred boat near a burning oil pipeline in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 7, 2007. 

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A resident pours water on a charred boat near a burning oil pipeline in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 7, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A resident pours water on a charred boat near a burning oil pipeline in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 7, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A U.S. soldier inspects a house that was damaged during Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad,  December 10, 2007. 

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A U.S. soldier inspects a house that was damaged during Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 10, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee (IRAQ)

A U.S. soldier inspects a house that was damaged during Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 10, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee (IRAQ)

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<p>A U.S. soldier scans the face of a resident as part of reconciliation processing in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 13, 2008. 

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A U.S. soldier scans the face of a resident as part of reconciliation processing in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A U.S. soldier scans the face of a resident as part of reconciliation processing in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>An injured Iraqi man is brought to a hospital in Tikrit, August 6, 2006. 

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An injured Iraqi man is brought to a hospital in Tikrit, August 6, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

An injured Iraqi man is brought to a hospital in Tikrit, August 6, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi police inspect a vehicle at a police checkpoint overlooking Spiral Minaret of the Great Mosque in Samarra, north of Baghdad, September 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bzee </p>

Iraqi police inspect a vehicle at a police checkpoint overlooking Spiral Minaret of the Great Mosque in Samarra, north of Baghdad, September 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bzee

Iraqi police inspect a vehicle at a police checkpoint overlooking Spiral Minaret of the Great Mosque in Samarra, north of Baghdad, September 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bzee

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<p>Residents pray near the bodies of civilians killed in an air strike, during a funeral in Baiji, north of Baghdad, May 21, 2008.

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Residents pray near the bodies of civilians killed in an air strike, during a funeral in Baiji, north of Baghdad, May 21, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Residents pray near the bodies of civilians killed in an air strike, during a funeral in Baiji, north of Baghdad, May 21, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A man sits on the rubble of a destroyed house after a U.S. air strike in the village of Samra near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, June 25, 2008. 

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A man sits on the rubble of a destroyed house after a U.S. air strike in the village of Samra near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, June 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A man sits on the rubble of a destroyed house after a U.S. air strike in the village of Samra near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, June 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Blindfolded suspected militants are arrested during a raid operation by police forces at an area south of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, November 4, 2010. 

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Blindfolded suspected militants are arrested during a raid operation by police forces at an area south of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Blindfolded suspected militants are arrested during a raid operation by police forces at an area south of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A man grieves on the coffin of a relative who was killed in a bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, October 9, 2007. 

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A man grieves on the coffin of a relative who was killed in a bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, October 9, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A man grieves on the coffin of a relative who was killed in a bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, October 9, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A pupil takes her examination in a school in Samara,  north of Baghdad, May 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee </p>

A pupil takes her examination in a school in Samara, north of Baghdad, May 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A pupil takes her examination in a school in Samara, north of Baghdad, May 25, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Members of U.S. backed neighbourhood patrol demonstrate their skills after finishing their one month training in Samarra, north of Baghdad, June 15, 2008. 

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Members of U.S. backed neighbourhood patrol demonstrate their skills after finishing their one month training in Samarra, north of Baghdad, June 15, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Members of U.S. backed neighbourhood patrol demonstrate their skills after finishing their one month training in Samarra, north of Baghdad, June 15, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A statue built for Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi, who hurled his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush, is seen in Tikrit, January 27, 2009. 

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A statue built for Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi, who hurled his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush, is seen in Tikrit, January 27, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A statue built for Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi, who hurled his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush, is seen in Tikrit, January 27, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>An Iraqi policeman adjusts his mask next to a bus with remains of charred Iraqi soldiers near Tikrit, August 1, 2006.

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An Iraqi policeman adjusts his mask next to a bus with remains of charred Iraqi soldiers near Tikrit, August 1, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

An Iraqi policeman adjusts his mask next to a bus with remains of charred Iraqi soldiers near Tikrit, August 1, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Members of the Iraqi Awakening Council conduct a search operation with the Iraqi army in Samarra, March 19, 2008. 

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Members of the Iraqi Awakening Council conduct a search operation with the Iraqi army in Samarra, March 19, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Members of the Iraqi Awakening Council conduct a search operation with the Iraqi army in Samarra, March 19, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi policeman gives water to a blindfolded suspect at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. 

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Iraqi policeman gives water to a blindfolded suspect at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi policeman gives water to a blindfolded suspect at Iraqi police headquarters in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 21, 2010. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A girl who was in a bomb attack cries as she waits treatment in a hospital in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 8, 2007. 

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A girl who was in a bomb attack cries as she waits treatment in a hospital in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 8, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A girl who was in a bomb attack cries as she waits treatment in a hospital in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 8, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>An Iraqi policeman stands guard in front of a damaged helicopter, which police believed have belonged to former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's family, near Samarra, north of Baghdad, November 13, 2009. 


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An Iraqi policeman stands guard in front of a damaged helicopter, which police believed have belonged to former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's family, near Samarra, north of Baghdad, November 13, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

An Iraqi policeman stands guard in front of a damaged helicopter, which police believed have belonged to former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's family, near Samarra, north of Baghdad, November 13, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi policewomen attend a course on the use of a bomb disposal robot at a police station in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 4, 2009. 
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Iraqi policewomen attend a course on the use of a bomb disposal robot at a police station in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi policewomen attend a course on the use of a bomb disposal robot at a police station in Samarra, north of Baghdad, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi villagers carry relief goods they received from the Red Crescent in Samarra, north of Baghdad, March 20, 2006. 

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Iraqi villagers carry relief goods they received from the Red Crescent in Samarra, north of Baghdad, March 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi villagers carry relief goods they received from the Red Crescent in Samarra, north of Baghdad, March 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>A boy jumps into the swimming pool during a warm summer day in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, July 8, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee</p>

A boy jumps into the swimming pool during a warm summer day in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, July 8, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A boy jumps into the swimming pool during a warm summer day in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, July 8, 2006. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Men pray near the grave of Sheikh Muawiya Jebara during a funeral in a village near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 5, 2007.

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Men pray near the grave of Sheikh Muawiya Jebara during a funeral in a village near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 5, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Men pray near the grave of Sheikh Muawiya Jebara during a funeral in a village near Tikrit, north of Baghdad, October 5, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Iraqi police officers perform a mock arrest during their graduation from training in Tikrit, December 18, 2008. 

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Iraqi police officers perform a mock arrest during their graduation from training in Tikrit, December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Iraqi police officers perform a mock arrest during their graduation from training in Tikrit, December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Fake brand watches with pictures of Saddam Hussein  on display in a shop in Tikrit, March 14, 2008. 

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Fake brand watches with pictures of Saddam Hussein on display in a shop in Tikrit, March 14, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Fake brand watches with pictures of Saddam Hussein on display in a shop in Tikrit, March 14, 2008. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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<p>Debris is scattered on the ground at the site of Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 10, 2007. 

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Debris is scattered on the ground at the site of Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 10, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

Debris is scattered on the ground at the site of Saturday's bomb attack in Baiji, north of Baghdad, December 10, 2007. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

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