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LeeG
12-16-2007, 08:41 AM
BBC has a good collection of articles about the area and their withdrawal to the airport. No ribbon cutting.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7146507.stm


British troops have transferred control of Basra province to the Iraqi authorities, four-and-a-half years after the invasion.
The handover marks a significant milestone towards Britain's final withdrawal from southern Iraq