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Unrest in the Middle East

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Bahrain, Yemen open fire on crowds
Article | MANAMA, BAHRAIN - The widened unrest in the Middle East took a more violent turn Friday as U.S.-allied governments in Yemen and Bahrain opened fire on their citizens, prompting Britain and France to announce a halt in arms sales.
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Bahrain unrest: U.S. lobbying effort preceded easing of crackdown on protesters
Article | The apparent suspension of a police crackdown on Bahraini demonstrators followed two days of lobbying by the Obama administration, which leaned on the country's leaders to exercise restraint amid fears that the unrest would be exploited by radical groups with ties to Iran, according to current an...

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