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Anti-government protesters demonstrate in front of the Saudi Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, on March 15. Frenzied clashes swept Bahrain a day after a Saudi-led military force entered the country to help defend the Sunni monarchy from a Shiite-led protest movement.
Bahraini Shiite protesters march during an anti-regime demonstration in the capital, Manama, last week. Shiites make up the majority in Bahrain, but many say they're treated like second-class citizens in the Sunni-ruled country.
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Sagal Siad reads the news on the government's Radio Mogadishu. Many of the reporters at the U.S.-funded radio station have been targeted for assassination by Islamic extremists.
A view of Mogadishu's strategic junction, known as Kilometer 4. While the city is very dangerous, bullets don't fly all the time. When things are calm, people are often out and about, shopping and chatting.