Photo from Basra, 2006

Sharon found another new/old photo of Michael posted on Flickr -- the others in the group are labeled as being from Basra in 2006, and since Michael did an embed there in mid-October of that year, it seems likely that this photo is from the same location:

Caroline Jaine with Guardian and CNN team

l-r: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad (Guardian), Michael Ware (CNN), Neil Hallsworth (CNN), Caroline Jaine (Guardian)

(Thanks also to Sharon for the red-eye removal!)