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Bahrain A Shiite Muslim girl in Shaikhura walks past painted graffiti. The Shiite majority has led a rebellion targeting the ruling al Khalifa family, Sunni Muslims who have run Bahrain for 200 years.
(AP Photo/Hassan Jamali)

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