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Shoes thrown at Bush in Iraq

Baghdad
Muntather Zaidi, the Iraqi television reporter jailed for throwing his shoes at former President George W. Bush, hugs his sister following his release after a nine-month stint in prison. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP / Getty Images)
Aftermath of shoe incident
A man in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reads a newspaper detailing the shoe attack on President Bush by an angry Iraqi reporter. (Associated Press)
Anti-U.S. symbol
A shoe and a sign reading “Go out USA” is placed on a pole in Sadr City as Iraqis protest President Bush’s farewell visit and the arrest of an Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at the president during a news conference in Baghdad. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP/Getty Images)
Protest sign
A protest sign is placed on a pole in Sadr City after the arrest of an Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush during the president’s surprise farewell visit to Iraq. (Ahmab Al-Rubaye / AFP/Getty Images)
Sadr City
Iraqis in Baghdad’s Sadr City district protest the recent visit by President Bush and the arrest of Iraqi journalist Muntather Zaidi, who caused a furor when he hurled shoes at Bush during a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP/Getty Images)
Nephew
The 6-year-old nephew of Muntather Zaidi, the Iraqi journalist arrested for throwing his shoes at President Bush during a news conference, holds up his uncle’s photo at his home in Baghdad. The incident was branded as shameful by the Iraqi government, but many in the Arab world hailed it as an ideal parting gift to the U.S. president, who was making a farewell visit to the country. (Sabah Arar / AFP/Getty Images)
Supporters of Muntather Zaidi
Supporters of Muntather Zaidi, who threw his two shoes at President Bush during a news conference, stage a protest outside the fortified Green Zone, where Iraqi and U.S. government buildings are located. (Sabah Arar / AFP/Getty Images)
Shoes thrown at Bush
A screen grab from CNN shows President Bush ducking as a journalist hurled two shoes at him during a news conference with Prime Minister Nouri Maliki in Baghdad. “This is a gift from the Iraqis. This is the farewell kiss, you dog,” Muntather Zaidi shouted at Bush as he threw his footwear. Neither shoe hit its target. (AFP/Getty Images)
Tackled
The Iraqi man who threw the shoes is pushed to the ground. President Bush was uninjured in the incident. His unannounced trip to Baghdad marked his fourth visit to the country during his presidency. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)
Toss
Muntather Zaidi throws a shoe at President George W. Bush during a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki in Baghdad. The man threw two shoes at Bush, one after another, during the news conference. Bush ducked both throws. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)
Recovery
President Bush, alongside Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, is apparently unruffled and has a smile for reporters after ducking two thrown shoes at a news conference. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)
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