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Bahrain Court Dissolves Main Shiite Opposition

DUBAI, July 17 – A Bahrain court on Sunday dissolved the main Shiite opposition group al-Wefaq, accusing it of helping to foster violence and terrorism, in an escalation of a crackdown on dissent in the U.S.-allied Gulf kingdom. The official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said the court ruled that Wefaq had taken aim at “respect

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Bahrain To free U.S. Citizens Accused of Illegal Gathering: Lawyer

DUBAI, Feb 16 – Bahrain’s public prosecution office said on Tuesday it had accused four U.S. nationals of participating in an illegal gathering but ordered them freed pending further investigation. The media campaign group Reporters Without Borders said on Monday that a U.S. journalist and three members of her camera crew had been detained in

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