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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. www.reuters.com
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. www.reuters.com
Aviva West
Feb 19, 2011 8:12 PM
In a deadly cycle, security forces fire on funeral marches, killing people, creating more funerals. www.nytimes.com
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. www.sfgate.com
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. www.cnn.com
Reuters_IreneKuan
Thanks! RT @Mahmood Petition IN SUPPORT of @NickKristof launched by Bahrainis! bit.ly
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. www.msnbc.msn.com
Reuters_IreneKuan
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 : yfrog.com/gzoeymj - Shared by Glif t.co 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." twitpic.com
10:57 PM - 19 Feb 2011
RT @PKUTeaParty: more Pictures from Wangfujing, protest place in Beijing. img.lyimg.ly #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. www.chicagotribune.com
Reuters_IreneKuan
RT @ArabRevolution: To Celebrate The #Jan25 Revolution, Egyptian Names His Firstborn “Facebook” t.co 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. online.wsj.com
Reuters_IreneKuan
#Saudi Arabia's pernicious influence, e.g. it urged Mubarak to shoot protesters - nyti.ms
12:34 AM - 20 Feb 2011
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