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Saudi troops have entered Bahrain: Saudi official

DUBAI — More than 1,000 Saudi troops, part of the Gulf countries’ Peninsula Shield Force, have entered Bahrain where anti-regime protests have raged for a month, a Saudi official said Monday. The troops entered the strategic Gulf kingdom on Sunday, the official told AFP, requesting anonymity. The intervention came “after…

Riot police flee anti-government protesters in Bahrain

MANAMA (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters in Bahrain swarmed back into a symbolic square on Saturday, putting riot police to flight in a striking victory for their cause. Crowds had approached Pearl Square in Manama from different directions, creating a standoff with riot police who had moved in earlier to replace…