Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Iraqi soldier Layth Ahmed, who was killed during clashes in Ramadi, during his funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) ... more 
Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Iraqi soldier Layth Ahmed, who was killed during clashes in Ramadi, during his funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Clashes continued late Sunday and early morning Monday between al-Qaida and Iraqi troops on the main highway that links the capital, Baghdad, to neighboring Syria and Jordan. Al-Qaida fighters and allied tribes are still controlling the center of the city where they are deployed in streets and around government buildings.(AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jaber al-Helo
Mon, Jan 6, 2014 7:20 AM EST