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Protesters chant slogans against the Iraq's Shiite-led government as they wave national flags and hold posters of Sunni Finance Minister Rafia al-Issawi during a demonstration in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Thousands of protesters have demonstrated in Iraq's western Sunni heartland following the arrest of bodyguards assigned to the finance minister, who draws support from the area. The Khulafa al-Rashideen mosque is seen at right. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)