Bahrain protests

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In Bahrain, antigovernment protesters barricaded the streets of the financial and diplomatic districts of the capital and took over a major hospital in March, but they were sharply put down by Bahrain military and additional troops from Saudi Arabia and neighboring nations. More than 24 deaths were reported, and martial law was declared on March 15.

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In Bahrain, antigovernment protesters barricaded the streets of the financial and diplomatic districts of the capital and took over a major hospital in March, but they were sharply put down by Bahrain military and additional troops from Saudi Arabia and neighboring nations. More than 24 deaths were reported, and martial law was declared on March 15.