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Last Updated: Friday, 18 April, 2003, 22:47 GMT 23:47 UK
In pictures: Baghdad demonstrations
Thousands of people shouting on a Baghdad street
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Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad calling for US-led forces to leave the city
Iraqis march holding a banner in Baghdad
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Banners accused the US and UK of being invaders ...
Man holds banner saying US=UK=the Star of David
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... while others alleged the war was to promote Israel's interests
Marchers stand on a truck waving banners
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Marchers demanded the unity of Iraq be preserved...
Iraqi man waves an Iraqi flag on top of a building destroyed by coalition bombs
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... and were angered by what some see as an occupation by a foreign country
Young Iraqi protester shouts as he holds his parents hands
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Regardless of their motives, demonstrators of all ages were keen to express their views


A boy carries a portrait of Ayatollah Hakim who has returned to Iraq from exile Cleric's return
Thousands of Shias greet return of their spiritual leader on 10 May




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