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Iraqi women covered head-to-toe in loose black cloaks,  full face veils and gloves carry shopping bags, as a boy accompanies them along a trash-strewn street in Mosul, Iraq. Such attire was relatively uncommon in Iraqi cities before the war, according to many residents, but insurgents have imposed strict Islamic dress and behavior codes in areas where they are strong. March 1, 2008. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES