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©Kael Alford/Panos Pictures..IRAQ Baghdad  6/4/2003..Iraqi soldiers parade past the Palestine Hotel, home to most of the foreign press corps in Baghdad, to demonstrate their continuing hold on the city centre..US and British troops invaded Iraq on 20th March with the aim of overthrowing the regime of Saddam Hussein. By the 9th April American troops were in central Baghdad and the regime had collapsed ending nearly 25 years of Ba'athist rule.