Residents of the Iraqi city of Fallujah rally in the nearby village of Naimiyah. Hundreds of refugees from the destroyed city demonstrated after Friday's prayers demanding that U.S. troops and Iraqi National Guards leave the city, open all the roads for residents to go back, and pay compensation for those whose property was damaged in the U.S. assault on the militant stronghold last year. The writing on the banner in front says: "The mosques and houses of Fallujah prove criminal deeds of the occupation forces." A U.S. general in Iraq on Friday warned that militants may mount large-scale attacks to frighten voters away from this month's elections.

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