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Sunday, June 20, 2004

What's with the bird?

American soldiers, including 1st Lt. Parker Hahn
from Glasgow, Mont., center, sing Christian hymns
at a Sunday Protestant service at the Abu Ghraib
prison on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq June 20,
2004. Painted on the prison wall is a depiction
of Palestinian and Iraqi flags flying over the
Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
(AP Photo/John Moore)
I get the flags flying over the mosque, but what's with the bird? Does anyone know what it represents?