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By targeting us doctors, Bahrain’s state shows no one is beyond its grasp | Nada Dhaif, guardian.co.uk

I went to Bahrain’s Pearl roundabout out of curiosity – then my nightmare began. For so many others, the nightmare continuesmany Nada DhaifIt was curiosity that drew me to the Pearl roundabout in central Manama in February last year. If I’m honest I thought offering medical help to the protesters, set upon by armed government troops and neglected by Bahrain’s ...

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Pentagon suspends class for ‘inflammatory’ teaching on Islam | Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON—A course at a military staff college that included what the Pentagon called “objectionable and in fact inflammatory” statements about Islam has been suspended after a student who completed the class last month complained to military authorities. For more on this story, visit: Pentagon suspends class for ‘inflammatory’ teaching on Islam – Stripes Central – Stripes.

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‘NATO Game Over’: 500 held at anti-war protest at HQ | RT

Belgian police have arrested almost 500 peace activists outside the NATO HQ in Brussels. Protesters attempted to storm the building, but were met with a heavy-handed response from hundreds of officers. Demonstrators say the march was called to protest NATO’s hawkish intervention policies. For more on this RT talks to one of the activists who actually took part. Hans Lammerant, ...

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Nuclear weapon opponents to protest | SantaMariaTimes.com

Nuclear weapon opponents will converge Monday to “Occupy Vandenberg” with a peace vigil from noon to 2 p.m. at the main gate, the culmination of a weekend retreat in Santa Barbara County. Organizers expect 50 or more faith-based anti-nuclear protesters to attend the Pacific Life Community action. For more on this story, visit: Nuclear weapon opponents to protest.

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Iraq Is Angered by U.S. Drones Patrolling Its Skies | NYTimes.com

BAGHDAD — A month after the last American troops left Iraq, the State Department is operating a small fleet of surveillance drones here to help protect the United States Embassy and consulates, as well as American personnel. Some senior Iraqi officials expressed outrage at the program, saying the unarmed aircraft are an affront to Iraqi sovereignty. For more on this ...

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