January 22, 2009 in Nation/World
Associated Press photo

An Iraqi man walks past newspapers featuring front page coverage of U.S. President Barack Obama in Baghdad, Iraq, on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009. Across this war-shattered country, many Iraqis watched the transfer of power in Washington on Arab satellite television stations. Many of them expressed hope that the departure of the president who launched the Iraq war in 2003 would speed the return of peace.


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