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Keeping eye on democracy movements and ongoing democratization efforts throughout the world
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Iraq Shi'ites rally against Saudi troops in Bahrain

(Reuters) - Hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in the holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala on Thursday to rally against the arrival of troops from Sunni power Saudi Arabia in Bahrain.
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Analysis: Bahrain crisis seen worsening sectarian tensions

Analysis: Bahrain crisis seen worsening sectarian tensions | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
At least five people were killed and hundreds wounded when police cleared demonstrators from Manama's Pearl Square on Wednesday in an attempt to halt weeks of popular unrest.The violence, so soon after
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Why has Bahrain decided to call in the troops?

Why has Bahrain decided to call in the troops? | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The Bahrain monarchy's reflexive fear of Iran drove its decision to call out Saudi Arabian troops
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Saudi Shi'ites protest, support Bahrain brethren

Saudi Shi'ites protest, support Bahrain brethren | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Saudi Shi'ites marched in the kingdom's oil-producing east Wednesday, demanding the release of prisoners and voicing support for Shi'ites in nearby Bahrain, an activist and witnesses said.
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Why Bahrain is unlikely to turn into an Iran-Saudi battleground

Why Bahrain is unlikely to turn into an Iran-Saudi battleground | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The intervention of Saudi forces has escalated tensions between Bahrain's protesters and the country's Sunni rulers, leaving at least one dead and drawing criticism from Iran.
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Bahrain: Caught Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Bahrain: Caught Between Saudi Arabia and Iran | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Bahrain's uprising has elicited intervention by Saudi troops, which in turn has raised the ire of Iran
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