Kuwait Oil Company workers attempt to extinguish a burning oil well at the Rumayla oil fields March 27, 2003 in Rumayla, Iraq. Several oil wells were set ablaze by retreating Iraqi troops in the Ramayla area, the second largest offshore oilfield in the country, near the Kuwaiti border.
Attestazione: Mario Tama
An Iranian boy carrying a bag walks through the street of his destroyed neighborhood December 28, 2003 in Bam, Iran. An earthquake registering 6.5 on the Richter scale hit the southeast Iranian town of Bam December 26, killing around 20,000, with rescue officials stating that the figure could eventually double.
Attestazione: Majid Saeedi
A handout photo of Saddam Hussein after his capture is seen December 14, 2003 in Iraq. U.S. troops captured Saddam Hussein near his home town of Tikrit. DNA tests have confirmed that the man captured by U.S. forces in Tikrit was ousted president Saddam Hussein.
Attestazione: U.S. Army
Captain of the England rugby team, Martin Johnson, holds the William Webb Ellis trophy aloft during the England Rugby World Cup team victory parade December 8, 2003 in London. Up to half a million supporters are expected to flock to central London on Monday for the procession after England beat Australia 20-17 in the final on November 22.
Attestazione: Scott Barbour
A young man dressed as a devil dances in the street December 5, 2003 in central Prague, Czech Republic. Devils, angels and St. Nicholases were out in full force, roaming the streets to reward children who have been good and admonish those who have not in the annual Czech tradition known as Svaty Mikulas.
Attestazione: Sean Gallup
Fearful women and children watch paratroopers in the 1-504th regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, nicknamed the 'Red Devils' raid their house, a suspected militant compound on November 26, 2003 at in Nassar el al Salaam, Iraq. The overnight raid netted two men suspected of militant activities against American forces.
Attestazione: Chris Hondros
Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) listens while other senators address the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill November 24, 2003 in Washington, DC. Senators held the conference to respond to the 70 to 29 vote ruling out a filibuster which was the last remaining obstacle standing in the way of the new Medicare Bill.