Transfer
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Basra, Iraq

Transfer
TRANSFER: British soldier takes down the Union Jack. (Nabil Al-Jurani / AP)
Hand-over
HAND-OVER: Iraqi soldiers celebrate at a ceremony marking the transfer of a British base in Basra. Violence, mainly among militias attached to Shiite political parties, has risen sharply in the region. (Nabil al-Jurani / AP)
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