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Saudi Arabia Bans All Protests

Source: VOA   Saudi Arabia has banned all protests following several small gatherings of demonstrators demanding change in the conservative kingdom. The country’s Interior Ministry announced Saturday on state television that security forces would use what it called “all measures”

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Crackdown on Protesters Deepens in Libya

Source: VOA   News reports say Libyan security forces fired shots Saturday to disperse a crowd gathered to mourn protesters killed in a government crackdown on demonstrations. The Associated Press quotes a hospital official who says at least 15 people

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Security Forces Fire on Bahrain Mourners

Security forces have fired shots in Manama on Friday, where demonstrators were gathering for an anti-government rally, in defiance of a government ban on protests. Hospital officials say there are casualties. Mourners began chanting opposition slogans during a funeral procession

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