Thousands Protest Again In Bahrain; Second Death Reported In Iran
Some of the latest news about protests and related news in Bahrain, Egypt, Iran and other nations in the Middle East and nearby:
— "Thousands of protesters poured into a main square in Bahrain's capital Tuesday in an Egypt-style rebellion that sharply escalated pressure on authorities as the Arab push for change gripped the Gulf for the first time," the Associated Press reports.
— The Guardian writes that "a second person was killed in yesterday's demonstration in Iran, a member of the Iranian parliament said today."
— In Sanaa, Yemen, "hundreds of anti-government demonstrators and government loyalists fought with rocks and batons ... Tuesday in political unrest fuelled by Egypt's uprising," Reuters says. "About 1,000 protesters, marching down a street leading to the presidential palace, were blocked by riot police."
— "Egypt's ruling military council has announced that work on reforming the country's constitution is to be completed in 10 days," the BBC says.
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