Libya and Middle East Uprisings
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Mar 31, 2011 11:07 AM
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Eric Martyn
Feb 19, 2011 6:23 PM
Libyan security forces shot dead dozens of protesters as they struggled to stamp out a revolt in Benghazi as Bahrain's rulers began talks with the opposition.
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 6:53 PM
A protester shows U.S.-made non-lethal weaponry used by the government against protesters at Salmaniya Hospital in Manama, Bahrain, February 19, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 7:30 PM
Libya's Muslim leaders are appealing for an end to the escalating violence in the country as the death toll in anti-government protests rose to 84.
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 8:12 PM
In a deadly cycle, security forces fire on funeral marches, killing people, creating more funerals.
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 8:42 PM
In this column, Mustafa Malik from the San Francisco Chronicle wonders if the U.S. will be able to save the Jordanian throne.
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 9:32 PM
Here is a country by country look at the unrests in the Middle East and North Africa.
Thanks! RT @Mahmood Petition IN SUPPORT of @NickKristof launched by Bahrainis!
10:15 PM - 19 Feb 2011
The fact that govt did not attack #Bahrain protesters last night is promising. This cld be a turning pt for Gulf democracy.
10:18 PM - 19 Feb 2011
Previous nights I barricaded my hotel door, because I thought govt might arrest/deport me. Last night I just slept slept slept.
10:19 PM - 19 Feb 2011
Feb 19, 2011 10:29 PM
Iranian opposition leaders called for new rallies to commemorate the deaths of two people killed during protests, prompting an ominous warning from the government.
Name streets after those who died! RT @Headbent When all this is over we want a street leading to Lulu roundabout named after @nickkristof
10:41 PM - 19 Feb 2011
RT @MalcolmMoore: Protesters in Beijing. Yfrog Photo : - Shared by Glif via @yfrog #cn220
10:46 PM - 19 Feb 2011
#Egypt and #Bahrain and #Libya remind me so much of Tiananmen 1989. I hope that if Chinese protest this time, govt won't open fire.
10:48 PM - 19 Feb 2011

As this pic shows, women central to #Bahrain protests from beginning, holding up "half the sky."
10:57 PM - 19 Feb 2011
RT @PKUTeaParty: more Pictures from Wangfujing, protest place in Beijing. #cn220
11:12 PM - 19 Feb 2011
Feb 19, 2011 11:26 PM
As revolt spreads through the Arab world, Libyan President Moammar Kadafi and Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh take brutal steps to retain power.
RT @ArabRevolution: To Celebrate The #Jan25 Revolution, Egyptian Names His Firstborn “Facebook” via @techcrunch
12:22 AM - 20 Feb 2011
Feb 20, 2011 12:25 AM
Bahrain's political crisis continued to cool down on Sunday and opposition groups say they are willing to open talks with the government.
#Saudi Arabia's pernicious influence, e.g. it urged Mubarak to shoot protesters -
12:34 AM - 20 Feb 2011
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