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Bahrain Slams U.K., U.S. “Interference” Over Party Dissolution

DUBAI, July 18 – U.S. ally Bahrain on Monday dismissed as “unacceptable interference” statements by Britain and the United States criticising its decision to dissolve the main Shi’ite Muslim opposition party on Sunday in a widening crackdown on dissent. Bahrain, which hosts the U.S. Fifth Fleet, said that a court’s decision to dissolve the al-Wefaq

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Bahrain National Reconciliation Efforts Stalled: U.S. State Dept

By Warren Strobel and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON, June 23 – Bahrain’s efforts to build national reconciliation after it crushed street protests in 2011 have stalled, and the Western ally in the Gulf has not implemented recommendations to protect freedom of expression, including nonviolent dissent, according to a U.S. State Department report obtained by Reuters. In

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