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 Saturday, 21 December, 2002, 21:53 GMT
In pictures: Exercises on Iraq's borders
The United States army has begun a big military exercise in Kuwait, close to the border with Iraq.

As the region remains apprehensive of a possible military attack, in Iraq itself, 10 teams of United Nations weapons inspectors resumed work on Saturday.

US APC in the Kuwaiti exercises
The US exercises are the biggest since the Gulf War

US soldiers in Kuwait
Thousands of troops are taking part

Protesters outside the Qatari embassy in Cairo
In Cairo, protesters opposed Qatar's support for the US

Protesters in Seoul
But people as far away as South Korea also opposed a possible Iraq attack

Inspectors leaving a facility
In Iraq, inspectors visited 10 sites on Saturday

Iraqi workers outside the Al-Fidaa company in Baghdad, inspected on Saturday
Workers are getting used to receiving them

Iraqi soldiers closing the gates of a site inspected on Saturday
So far, Iraqis have been co-operating with the inspections

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