Bahraini anti-government protesters react to tear gas fired by riot police on Monday.
February 14, 2012 A year after an uprising began in the Gulf nation much remains the same. Government security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to stop protests before they began.
January 27, 2012 A Morning Edition report said that the Arab Spring "uprising" in Bahrain has "definitely failed." Yet, unrest continues. So is the "revolution" over? Or are reports of its death greatly exaggerated? The newsroom is divided. Join the discussion.
Two men try to extinguish a tire fire Thursday in Sitra, Bahrain, near the site of an opposition rally.Nightly clashes between riot police and protesters continued Thursday night nationwide.
January 6, 2012 Nabeel Rajab said the beating "was [the] minimum cost for freedom and justice." Rajab was detained by security forces for participating in an anti-government protest.
Anti-government protester runs away from tear gas fired by riot police Wednesday in A'ali, Bahrain.
November 23, 2011 The king pledged to heed the recommendations of the report, but just as the report was released, security forces continued their violent crackdown on protesters.
June 8, 2011 Many teams objected to racing in a country where the government cracked down harshly on reform-minded protesters.
June 1, 2011 While the government of Bahrain today officially lifts the state of emergency that it declared in March, activists say they've been warned against doing anything that authorities don't like.
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April 14, 2011 Bahrain's government, led by Sunni Muslims, moves to outlaw main opposition group, led by Shi'ite Muslims, as sectarian divisions grow in the small Persian Gulf country.
Bahraini troops block streets leading to Pearl Square in the capital Manama on March 16, 2011.
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March 17, 2011 Bahrain arrests protesters
March 16, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the week in politics with the political junkie, and the latest developments in Bahrain. In the second hour, a new reality in Japan and aid efforts underway in the country.
Black smoke billowed from burning tents in Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, earlier today (March 16, 2011).
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March 16, 2011 Police fired tear gas and pushed protesters out of a central square in Bahrain's capital early today. Some witnesses told reporters that at least six people were killed, The Associated Press reports.
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Riot police fire a tear gas canister at anti-government protesters Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Manama, Bahrain.
March 14, 2011 Bahrain gets troops from other Gulf nations to put down protests
March 7, 2011 While much of the world's attention remains focused on Libya and leader Moammar Gadhafi's battle to remain in power, developments continue in other countries in northern Africa and the Middle East.
An unidentified man is carried to a vehicle to be taken to a hospital after being wounded during a demonstration in Manama, Bahrain, today (Feb. 18, 2011).
February 18, 2011 There wasn't any more violence earlier today after funerals for protesters killed by authorities on Thursday. But it's feared there may be clashes later.
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Dale Earnhardt after winning the 1995 International Race of Champions in Daytona Beach, Fla.
February 18, 2011 Pro-government rally in Bahrain is peaceful; violent anti-government protests in Libya; Wisconsin state senate Democrats hide to avoid vote; Dale Earnhardt Sr. death anniversary
February 17, 2011 Today's Talk of the Nation: the Congressional debate over funding public broadcasting, Oscar-nominated documentary Inside Job, the protests taking place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and a study that links global warming with extreme weather events.
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