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  • Bahrain protests: Five key facts

    Bahrain protests: Five key facts

    Bahrain (officially the Kingdom of Bahrain) doesn't usually receive much international attention. But the uprising that swept through the Middle East last year reached Bahrain's central Pearl Square, as thousands turned out to protest for reforms. Below are some key facts about this small cluster of islands off Saudi Arabia's coast.

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  • Where is Bahrain's unrest headed?

    Where is Bahrain's unrest headed?

    Bahrain, a tiny island nation flanked by Saudi Arabia and Iran, showed its willingness today to use force to stymie growing calls for reform. At least three protesters were reported dead in an overnight raid.

  • Bahrain protests: Five key facts

    Bahrain protests: Five key facts

    Bahrain (officially the Kingdom of Bahrain) doesn't usually receive much international attention. But the uprising that swept through the Middle East last year reached Bahrain's central Pearl Square, as thousands turned out to protest for reforms. Below are some key facts about this small cluster of islands off Saudi Arabia's coast.

  • Bahrain emerging as flashpoint in Middle East unrest

    Bahrain emerging as flashpoint in Middle East unrest

    The kingdom of Bahrain, a key base for US military operations in the region, faces its third straight day of protests as Sunnis and Shiites unite to demand political reform.