Bahrain

An anti-government protester takes aim at riot police with his slingshot during clashes after the funeral procession of Ali Abbas and Ahmed Al Mesjen who died when their car exploded in the village of Maqsha west of Manama...An anti-government protester takes aim at riot police with his slingshot during clashes after the funeral procession of Ali Abbas and Ahmed Al Mesjen who died when their car exploded in the village of Maqsha west of Manama, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - T

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An anti-government protester takes aim at riot police with his slingshot during clashes after the funeral procession of Ali Abbas and Ahmed Al Mesjen who died when their car exploded in the village of Maqsha west of Manama, Bahrain

Bahraini anti-government protesters wait for riot police between clashes in the debris-filled main street of Malkiya, Bahrain, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Rubbish and oil smeared on the road are meant to deter police jeeps from entering the village, where shops were shuttered in observance of a general strike called by anti-government groups in the run-up to Friday's third anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising in the Gulf island kingdom.

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Anti-government protesters wait for riot police between clashes in the debris-filled main street of Malkiya, Bahrain. Rubbish and oil smeared on the road are meant to deter police jeeps from entering the village, where shops were shuttered in observance of a general strike called by opposition groups in the run-up to Friday’s third anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising in the Gulf kingdom.

Bahraini protestors wave their national flag as they stand behind barbed wire placed by riot police

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Protesters in Bahrain wave their national flag as they stand behind barbed wire placed by riot police during a demonstration against the ruling regime in the village of Shakhora, west of Manama

A Bahraini anti-government protester gestures as she sits along a street during a march in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Opposition groups launched a fresh push against the Gulf monarchy on Wednesday, an effort to revitalize their two-and-a half-year-old pro-democracy uprising.

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An anti-government protester , taking part in a march in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, makes a gesture of peace. Opposition groups launched a fresh push against the Gulf state monarchy on Wednesday in an effort to revitalise the two-and-a half-year-old pro-democracy uprising

A woman stands in front of a car garage as she watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra...A woman stands in front of a car garage as she watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, August 2, 2013.  Albasri and Mahmood Abbas Alaradi died when the car they were travelling in hit a vehicle while they were being chased by police, according to opposition. Police issued a media statement saying that the police has nothing do to with the accident and stated that it was a fatal road accident. Both victims were buried in the village on Friday. The graffiti reads, "Stop torturing women." REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

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A woman watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra, Bahrain, on Friday. The graffiti on the garage door behind her reads, “Stop torturing women”. 

A Bahraini protestor wearing a gas mask stands amidst tear gas fired by riot police during clashes following a protest to demand more rights and against the ruling regime in the village of Diraz, West of Manama, in the early hours of July 19, 2013. Earlier in the week the interior ministry banned a planned opposition rally set for after Friday prayers following a car bombing outside a Sunni mosque in a neighbourhood where the royal court is situated.

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A Bahraini protester wearing a gas mask stands amid tear gas fired by riot police during clashes following a protest to demand more rights and against the ruling regime in the village of Diraz, West of Manama, in the early hours of Friday. Earlier in the week the interior ministry banned a planned opposition rally set for after Friday prayers following a car bombing outside a Sunni mosque in a neighbourhood where the royal court is situated.

A Bahraini woman holds her national flag during an anti-government protest in solidarity with jailed political activist, Hisham Al-Sabbagh in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama on April 30, 2013. Al-Sabbagh, who is the spokesperson for the opposition party, Islamic Action Society (Amal), wad arrested by police on April 26 following an early raid on his home, family said.

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A Bahraini woman holds her national flag during an anti-government protest in solidarity with jailed political activist, Hisham Al-Sabbagh in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Sabbagh, who is the spokesperson for the opposition party, Islamic Action Society (Amal), was arrested by police on April 26 following an early raid on his home, family said.