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U.S. lawmaker urges delay in arms sales to Bahrain

WASHINGTON — The United States should delay the sale to Bahrain of any items in a proposed $53 million weapons package that could be used against protesters there, a US senator said Thursday. “I urge the administration to delay the sale of any items within the proposed weapons package that…

Hillary Clinton: Iran needs to follow Egypt’s lead and ‘open up’

WASHINGTON – Amidst a new wave of protests in Iran, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday accused the Iranian government of “hypocrisy,” saying it must listen to the wishes of its demonstrators. “What we see happening in Iran today is a testament to the courage of the Iranian people,…