18 Feb

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective





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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


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


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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


‘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


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


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


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.

UK under fire for selling arms to Bahrain

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


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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