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18 Feb

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Bahrain tense amid funerals

Shots were heard around Pearl roundabout in Manama after nightfall and it was not clear what prompted the firing.Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 11:46 GMT

Middle East

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 Live Blog – BahrainCountry profile: Bahrain

US struggles to respond

Arab anger

Winds of change

The Egypt effect

Races abandoned in Bahrain

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Libyans bury dead after clashes  

Tens of thousands continue to protest after Friday prayers, and an eyewitness reports mourners have come under fire.

Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 16:11 GMT

Africa

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Live Blog – Libya

US struggles to respond

Libya leader regrets Ben Ali’s fall

Libyans in US allege coercion

Gaddafi’s turbulent US relations

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‘Victory march’ fills Cairo square  

Thousands gather for celebrations in Egyptian capital’s Tahrir Square to mark the toppling of Hosni Mubarak a week ago.

Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 11:01 GMT

Live Blog – EgyptEgypt detains ex-ministers

New beginning or status quo

Poor police training blamed

Kin search for Egypt’s missing

Winds of change

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Yemen observes ‘Friday of Fury’  

At least three killed as tens of thousands of demonstrators, both pro- and anti-government, march in several cities.

Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 14:12 GMT

Rising tensions in Yemen

Concessions in the Middle East

Winds of change

The Egypt effect

Democracy in the Arab world?

Social networks, social revolution

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Fresh protests hit Iraqi cities

Reports of deaths as thousands turn out to demand better service delivery and jobs from government.

Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 14:50 GMT

Iraqis attack government offices

Egypt inspires Iraq protests

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The McGlynn: To President Obama, You are entirely wrong. Support the UN resolution.

Bullying the Palestinians

MJ Rosenberg 18 Feb 2011 16:01 GMT
Barack Obama urged Mahmoud Abbas to block a UN Security Council resolution condemning settlements.
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UK under fire for selling arms to Bahrain

Alistair Dawber: Government accused of ‘providing tools for repression’.

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Russia takes swipe at Britain – during visit to rebuild relations

Kim Sengupta: The Russian government yesterday criticised British and US policy towards the upheavals in the Arab world as well as the nuclear stand-off with Iran, warning that rash statements from London and Washington on the issues could lead to major problems.Indian foreign minister gives wrong speech to the UN

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