Security Forces Rout Protesters from Bahrain Square

(New York Times) Ethan Bronner - Two days after the king of Bahrain brought in 2,000 troops from Saudi Arabia and other neighboring allies, his security forces moved Wednesday into Pearl Square, the stronghold of the antigovernment protest movement, using tanks, helicopters and jeeps with machine guns mounted on their roofs to expel demonstrators clamoring for reform.

2011-03-16 00:00:00

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